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Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.
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Ojai, Calif. native Cody Creighton has a dirty little secret: he hasn't showered in 60 days and doesn't plan to again for months.
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning in the Los Angeles and Ventura counties areas through Tuesday, including Santa Paula. The alert of the dangerously hot weather expected was issued Sunday at about 2 p.m. when temperatures in Santa Paula were recorded as high as 104 degrees in some locations and "lows" of 92 degrees in others.
Call it a classic case of political correctness and liberalism run amok. On Friday, Fox News' Todd Starnes reported that California's Ventura High School prohibited a local football booster club from selling Chick-fil-A sandwiches at a "back-to-school" event.
Ralston, currently president of the Ventura County Community Foundation, will take the Fresno post in October. Ralston also previously served as president of two $100 million+ companies and as vice-president in private banking at J.P. Morgan & Co.
More than 280 firefighters are aided by water-dropping helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft as they battle a 1,300-acre fire in Silverado Canyon. More than 280 firefighters are aided by water-dropping helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft as they battle a 1,300-acre fire in Silverado Canyon.
THE HOT TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH LOW HUMIDITIES...AND INCREASING INSTABILITY WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH OVER THE LOCAL MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS TODAY IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS. WHILE HUMIDITIES WILL BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY...THERE WILL CONTINUE TO BE HOT TEMPERATURES AND EVEN GREATER INSTABILITY THAT COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD TO LARGE FIRE GROWTH.
Deputies with the Ventura County Sheriff's office Saturday asked for the public's help in identifying a suspect in connection with a burglary case. The suspect, who was described as a Latino male, allegedly approached a mother of two while she unloaded groceries and asked for directions, the office said in a written statement.
Detectives announced the conclusion of their cocaine sales investigation Friday after taking a 22-year-old Hollywood man into custody earlier this week. According to the Simi Valley Police Department, Daron Holmes III was arrested on Wednesday after fleeing from officers in the area of Yosemite and the 118 Freeway.
Alan M. Teague, a gentleman, rancher, artist, horseman, lover of the land and community as well as Chairman of the Board of the Directors of Limoneira Co., passed Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Ventura County Medical Center. Harold Edwards, President/CEO of Limoneira, said, "While we were prepared for this to happen, we realize that none of us were truly prepared to lose our chairman, friend and leader."
Nicole Kidman 's father suddenly and unexpectedly passed away after a fall in Singapore. At the time when he got word about the loss, Keith Urban was in Thousand Oaks, California where he was on his way to perform at Sherwood Country Club for a benefit for the Ventura County Food Bank.
Measure M, the ballot measure that could raise taxes on contractors and other businesses in the Port of Hueneme and Naval Base Ventura County, is at the center of a political battle that pits community groups and businesses against city officials. Businesses and community groups say that if it passes, the ballot measure would create an unfair and confusing tax hike.
Family-owned restaurants are a dying breed. With chain eateries springing up all over the place and trendy "gastro-pubs" filling in the holes, traditional mom-and-pops that once defined certain areas of any given town in Ventura County are quickly fading into a sepia-toned past.
A Ventura County high school principal has barred a booster club from selling a popular fast food sandwich on campus because of the chain's position on gay marriage. Ventura High School Principal Val Wyatt told the Ventura County Star the football booster club could not sell Chick-fil-A sandwiches at Wednesday's back-to-school night because the restaurant's beliefs could offend some students and their parents.
The California Department of Transportation has opened portions of the newly-constructed High Occupancy Vehicle lane on the Ventura Freeway in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The carpool lane is open in the southbound direction from Casitas Pass Road in Santa Barbara County to Seacliff in Ventura County.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:24 pm
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