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2 hrs ago | Ventura County Reporter

Earth Day Ventura County

Tree removal in T.O. sparks anger The city of Thousand Oaks last week began removing trees along Pederson Road, a picturesque drive just off Highway 23. Eleven trees in total were scheduled for removal to be replaced with a more sidewalk- and road-friendly species, but area residents say they are not happy with the decision that was made in order ... (more)

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Related Topix: Thousand Oaks, CA, Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, CA), Law, Employment / Labor Law, Ojai, CA

2 hrs ago | Ventura County Reporter

Everything green

It's easy to look around and assume that our local government, businesses, even our neighbors aren't doing much to make our planet a better place to be.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Ventura, CA, Agriculture, Science

6 hrs ago | Ventura County Star

Oxnard seals deal for new city manager

The panel's approval of an employment agreement with Greg Nyhoff echoed the vote tally a week earlier, when the council announced its decision to hire him.

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Related Topix: Oxnard, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Sriracha sauce maker considers relocation

After a months-long battle with the city of Irwindale over complaints about a spicy odor, Sriracha sauce creator David Tran said Wednesday that he is now seriously considering moving his factory to another location.

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Related Topix: Irwindale, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat, Los Angeles County, CA

Ventura County Star

Another appeals victory may alter leagues - again

STAR file Thousand Oaks played Camarillo in a nonleague football game last year, but the two schools weren't happy with being placed in the same football league as Westlake, St. Bonaventure and Oaks Christian for the next releaguing cycle.

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Related Topix: Camarillo, CA, Newbury Park, CA, Los Alamitos, CA

Ventura County Star

Ventura County's 2014 homeless population way down, but there's a catch

Ventura County releases results of its 2014 Homeless Count. Numbers show a significant drop, but there are questions about the figure from Oxnard.

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Related Topix: Oxnard, CA

CBS Local

SWAT Team Raids Target Suspected Commercial Burglary Ring

Law enforcement personnel raided locations in five Southland counties Wednesday as part of a multi-agency investigation into dozens of commercial burglaries allegedly committed by members of a Long Beach gang, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Seal Beach, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

Ventura County Star

Authorities arrest, then release third Santa Paula homicide suspect

Jesse Ruiz, 31, was arrested April 10 in connection with the March 29 shooting of Norma Elizalde.

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Related Topix: Santa Paula, CA

Ventura County Star

200 Scholarships to be Awarded by Ventura College Foundation

This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star The Ventura College Foundation is awarding $300,000 in scholarships to nearly 200 Ventura College students in May. The Foundation received over 400 applications for the scholarships, which range from $500 to $9,000 and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ventura, CA

Courthouse News Service

Convicted Murderer Still Has Miranda Rights Case

A man convicted twice for the same murder can sue the Ventura County Sheriff's Department for failing to read him his rights, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Miranda, CA, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ventura County Star

Ventura County GOP House candidates make their pitches to party activists

The two Republicans running in the 26th Congressional District primary appealed to party activists for support Tuesday at a candidates forum before the Camarillo Republican Women Federated.

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Related Topix: Simi Valley, CA, Ventura County (Simi Valley, CA), US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Elton Gallegly, Camarillo, CA

Ventura County Star

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP Expands With New Office in East Ventura County

Since 1982, Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP has provided clients in Ventura County and throughout the state full-service solutions for a variety of legal matters.

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Related Topix: Ventura County (Simi Valley, CA), Moorpark, CA, Westlake Village, CA

Ventura County Star

Agoura Hills doctor pleads not guilty to drug, money laundering charges

Dr. Terry Stanger appeared before Ventura County Superior Court Judge Ryan Wright and pleaded not guilty to four felony counts of selling or transporting a controlled substance and one count of unlawful prescription of a controlled substance.

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Related Topix: Agoura Hills, CA, Ventura, CA

Ventura County Star

Supervisors to consider rent, fee increases at airports

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Tuesday to consider raising rents and fees at the county's airports in Oxnard and Camarillo in fiscal year 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Oxnard, CA, Camarillo, CA

Business Wire

Payment Alliance International Partners with Ventura County Credit...

PAI will own and operate the ATMs reflecting VCCU's branding, giving Ventura County Credit Union members surcharge-free access to cash at these Rite Aid locations beginning late April 2014.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara County, CA

Ventura County Star

Ventura holds third budget workshop

Trying to plug up what Ventura City Council Member Mike Tracy called "general fund leakage," officials took a closer look at grants and subsidies as part of a budget workshop Monday night.

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Related Topix: Ventura, CA

Ventura County Star

Bankruptcy

Re: your April 12 article, "Debt drives official to file": I would like to mention that Sylvia Munoz Schnopp is certainly not the first Ventura County public official to file for bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ventura County Star

Oxnard teen recalls deadly Northern California bus crash

He thinks about it before going to sleep. He has dreams about it, and it's the first thing on his mind when he wakes up.

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Related Topix: California, Oxnard, CA

San Diego Source

Santa Ana winds blow into Southern California

A wind advisory is posted for much of Southern California as dry and gusty Santa Ana winds blow through the region, accompanied by above-normal temperatures.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Orange County, CA

Ventura County Star

Transit commission asks federal agency to dismiss Fillmore railway's complaint

THE STAR FILE PHOTO Fillmore Western Railway engineer Larry Jennings a train before it departs from the Fillmore depot in 2013.

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Related Topix: Fillmore, CA

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