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1 hr ago | Press-Telegram

Temporary shelter in Port Hueneme houses nearly 600 undocumented minors

A Port Hueneme shelter that's housing hundreds of unaccompanied children who have illegally crossed the Southwest border is operating near or at capacity, visitors say.


Related Topix: Port Hueneme, CA, Prison, Family, Kids

6 hrs ago | Fillmore Gazette

Assault with a Deadly Weapon / Hit and Run / Driving under the influence of alcohol.

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office, Fillmore Police Department, arrested Ruben Estrada for two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, hit and run, and driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.


Related Topix: Fillmore, CA

10 hrs ago |

Exclusive: More Military Bases Asked to Provide Facilities for Illegal Aliens

As the border crisis continues, the Department of Defense is requesting that additional military bases make housing facilities and land available to accommodate a continued influx of illegal alien children.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Port Hueneme, CA, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine

11 hrs ago |

Memorial Service for Firefighter Will Be Held in Arcadia Today

A service for firefighter Mike Herdman, whose body was found in Los Padres Forest in Ventura County after a two-week search, will be held in Arcadia today.


Related Topix: Arcadia, CA

15 hrs ago |

Obama officials pledge to stem immigration tide

Adrian Calleja and his sister Adriana Diego, of Oxnard, stand in support of the immigrant children who are being sheltered at a naval base in Port Hueneme, Calif., outside the base Tursday, July 8, 2014.


Related Topix: Oxnard, CA, Port Hueneme, CA, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors

18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers, community leaders tour base, rally for detained minors

Protester Darlene Mosser sits outside the Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme on Tuesday, when religious, community and legislative leaders toured the facility holding hundreds of unaccompanied minor detainees.


Related Topix: Port Hueneme, CA, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Ventura, CA

22 hrs ago | CBS Local

Donald Trump Fights To Keep Large American Flag Flying At Southland Golf Course

Business magnate Donald Trump is fighting - not over an investment - but to keep the Stars and Stripes flying from a 70-foot flagpole at his Southland Trump National Golf Course.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Pro-Amnesty Protest: Would Obama Send His Kids 'Back to Kenya'?

Over 100 pro-amnesty activists from Southern California traveled to Naval Base Ventura County on Tuesday to stage a demonstration outside the gates to demand "humane treatment" for illegal aliens who have been transferred there from Texas by U.S. Border Patrol.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Cal State Northridge, Oxnard, CA

The Modesto Bee

Lawmakers tour shelter for immigrant children

After touring a federally run shelter for 575 teens at a naval base in Port Hueneme, members of the state's Latino legislative caucus and religious leaders said the children from 13 to 17 years old appeared happy.


Related Topix: California, Port Hueneme, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

NBC Los Angeles

Demonstrators Rally to Support Migrant Children at Naval Base Ventura County

Demonstrators and counter demonstrators picket on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 to raise issues around migrant children who are being temporarily housed at Naval Base Ventura County.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Immigration Reform


Ventura County, CA Democratic chair David Atkins literally rooting for Republican voters to die.

Note, by the way, that judging from the aforementioned Fallen quote Mr. Atkins apparently sees himself as a demon.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Julia Brownley, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The LookOut news

City Seeks Shorter Time Frame on Oil Pipeline Deal

Continued operation of an underground pipeline that has been flowing crude oil through Santa Monica for nearly 75 years will be before the City Council on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, Los Angeles, CA

South Pasadena Fire Hosted Collection Drive for Fallen Arcadia Firefighter

South Pasadena Firefighters collected donations for the daughter of Arcadia Firefighter Paramedic Mike Herdman on Monday.


Related Topix: Fire, South Pasadena, CA, Pasadena, CA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

Man Allegedly Hits Deputy With Truck in Fillmore

A man who was challenging people to fight while driving down a Fillmore street was arrested Friday after allegedly hitting a deputy with his truck and narrowly avoiding a crash with a responding patrol vehicle.


Related Topix: Fillmore, CA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno Fuego win close one in SoCal

Robert Garcia scored in the 95th minute as the Fresno Fuego pulled out a 1-0 road win against the Southern California Seahorses on Saturday night.


Saturday-morning earthquake rattles nerves in Southern California

Cars back up on a stretch of State Route 18 after rockslide blocked the road in the southern California community of Snow Valley, enroute to Big Bear Lake on Saturday, July 5, 2014.


Related Topix: California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Big Bear Lake, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

Extra Precautions Ahead of Simi Valley Fireworks Show

Fire officials in Ventura County weren't taking any chances Friday after dozens of people were injured during a chain reaction of accidental explosions a year ago at a Fourth of July firework show in Simi Valley.


Related Topix: Ventura County (Simi Valley, CA), Simi Valley, CA, Life, Holidays, 4th of July


Downtown and Westside Cultural District to Celebate ArtWalk Ventura

The streets of Ventura's historic Downtown and Westside Cultural District will transform into a mecca of artistic expression for the 21st ArtWalk Ventura event the weekend of July 19-20.


Related Topix: Ventura, CA

Pacific Business Times

Editorial: Rethinking agreement between port and city makes sense

Given the millions of dollars the port has spent to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, the potential for increased competition from ports on the East Coast and Gulf Coast via a widened Panama Canal and the changes that technology have wrought, it's smart for the Oxnard Harbor District and the Port of Hueneme to figure out if there is a better way ... (more)


Related Topix: Oxnard, CA, Computers, PC, Port Hueneme, CA, Opinion

Crofs Blogs

US: Nearly 80% of California now under 'extreme' drought conditions

As Hurricane Arthur bears down on the east coast, and the Canadian Prairies deal with heavy rains and flooding, California faces a different problem.


Related Topix: California, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters, Drought, Los Angeles County, CA