Ventura County Newswire

Ventura County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Ventura County, CA.

Results 1 - 20 of 2,205 in Ventura County, CA

  1. Jury awards $2.9M after man on meth dies in police custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... for about three days before finding Wednesday that all seven officers named in the suit had liability, the Ventura County Star reported ( http://bit.ly/1JxJtt9 ). An autopsy report from Ventura County found Ramirez died of "active prone restraint" ...

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  2. Robert Perry: A Call to Arms for Local Renewable EnergyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    California now faces a critical juncture in energy policy: The state's energy infrastructure is well beyond its projected useful life, and many older plants are scheduled to be shuttered in the near future. The resulting energy vacuum presents an incredible opportunity to transition our infrastructure to a distributed system where renewable energy is generated, stored and distributed within community microgrids that are no longer reliant on an antiquated and vulnerable network of long-distance transmission lines.

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  3. 5 O'Clock SomewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ventura County Reporter

    First, LA Beer Week is over. Let's just get that out of the way. Second, Ladyface Alehouse & Brasserie is the closest we plebs of Ventura County are going to get to the festivities without crossing into the wild world of Los Angeles.

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  4. Family awarded $2.9M in Oxnard overdose deathRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    A jury has awarded $2.9 million to the family of a Ventura County man who died in police custody after overdosing on methamphetamine. The family of Robert Ramirez sued the Oxnard Police Department in federal court.

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  5. The Trickle-Down Effect That's Hitting OCRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | GlobeSt.com

    ... are seeing the values in these markets elevate as well. Griffith: We still have a few properties available in Ventura County and are marketing the opportunities to investors with capital who are actively seeking to place it before year end. Find out ...

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  6. Ventura's Medical Examiner Under Criminal InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

    Dr. Jon Smith may be under criminal investigation for "unauthorized post-mortem procedures" for his work as Ventura County's Medical Examiner, but in Santa Barbara County - where he works for Sheriff and Coroner Bill Brown as one of the county's two forensic pathologists - Smith remains on the clock for performing autopsies. Brown's spokesperson Kelly Hoover said the Sheriffs Department conducted "extensive research" into the protocols and practices of Dr. Smith.

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  7. Support for Rim of the Valley National Park ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Messenger

    Agoura Hills and the Ventura County Board of Supervisors are leading the way regarding the Rim of the Valley Corridor legislation, an area that, as defined by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy , includes the mountains encircling the San Fernando, La Crescenta, Santa Clarita, Simi, and Conejo Valleys in California.' Earlier this month, Agoura Hills, Gateway City to the Santa Monica Mountains, voted unanimously to support Rim of the Valley Corridor-Alternative D. Likewise, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, led by Supervisor Linda Parks, also endorsed the Alternative, in a 4-1 vote.

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  8. Fourth of July Celebration Coming to FillmoreRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Fillmore Gazette

    ... E of 1149 Ventura St; Women's Service Club, E of Sec Ventura St & D St. Fillmore Fire Department and the Ventura County Sheriff's Department will be handing out $1,100.00 citations for those who sell, discharge/possession of non -approved Safe and ...

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  9. Public's help leads to the arrest of suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fillmore Gazette

    ... parts or supplies and not return. Some victims lost over $1000.00 in the theft scams. Stevens was booked into Ventura County Jail for Grand Theft and Financial Elder abuse charges. His bail was set at $55,000. Nature of Incident: Public's help leads ...

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  10. Fillmore Man Arrested for Child MolestationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fillmore Gazette

    On June 27, 2015, Investigators with the Ventura County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Bureau arrested Brandon Russell Seward for child molestation. In December of 2014, Seward befriended a 15 year old female victim.

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  11. Blaze Destroys Fillmore HomeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Fillmore Gazette

    ... of Kensington Drive at 3:35am. Fillmore Fire units quickly knocked down the flames in less than an hour. Ventura County and Santa Paula Fire also assisted. The unoccupied house had just been sold and was being readied for remodeling. The fire ...

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  12. Union Bank Gives $10,000 to Peoples' Self-Help Housing in Honor of Its 45th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    Union Bank recently presented Peoples' Self-Help Housing with a $10,000 check in recognition of the award-winning nonprofit's 45th anniversary in 2015. Founded in San Luis Obispo in 1970, Peoples' Self-Help Housing has over the years expanded to Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, with more than 1,100 self-help homes completed and nearly 1,600 rental units developed.

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  13. a Tom Aquino, Father Of The Late Tommy Aquino, Invited To LA County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roadracing World

    ... killed when he was struck by another rider's out-of-control motorcycle February 2, 2014, at Piru Ranch MX, in Ventura County, California, just north of Los Angeles. He was 21. According to Tom Aquino, if some haybales had been placed between ...

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  14. Governor Brown Announces AppointmentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Holtville Tribune

    ... M. Cecilia Cuevas, 51, of Fillmore, has been reappointed to the 31st District Agricultural Association, Ventura County Fair Board of Directors, where she has served since 2012. Cuevas has been a senior financial advisor at Merrill Lynch since 2004. ...

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  15. Baxter Bioscience becomes BaxaltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pacific Business Times

    Former Baxter Bioscience operations in Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park are part of the Baxalta spinoff. The operations employed about 1,100 people in East Ventura County, according to the Business Times Book of Lists.

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  16. Pension Truth Trickles Down In CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    ... California's local governments pension spending increased 17 percent while tax revenue grew only 4 percent. Ventura County's pension costs soared from $45 million in 2004 to $162 million in 2013. As a result, a larger share of budgets goes to ...

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  17. RN II - Recovery/Pre-OpRead the original story

    Yesterday | Monster.com

    ... that consists of two hospitals and twelve family-practice health centers serving various communities within Ventura County. We are fully accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), licensed by the California Department of Public Health and ISO 9001 ...

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  18. CA: Metrolink's New CEO Looks to Boost ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mass Transit

    June 30--Earlier this month, staff writer Dan Weikel talked with Art Leahy, Metrolink's new chief executive officer, during an inspection of the regional commuter railroad's Ventura County Line between Chatsworth and Burbank. Leahy started his transportation career 44 years ago driving a bus for the old Southern California Rapid Transit District.

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  19. Abused dog found with neck gaping open from choke chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    ... Oxnard running in traffic with its neck gaping open from being tied to a choke chain for at least six months, Ventura County Animal Services said in a Facebook post. The animal shelter posted heartbreaking photos of the deep wounds, saying the ...

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  20. Farrell and McAdams work to stop crime in an overly morose 'True Detective'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... and his entire organization. While Ray was working on the murder case, he was forced to partner up with a Ventura County Sherriff's detective named Ani Bezzerides ( Rachel McAdams ) who seemed to always be at odds with the rules and her own personal ...

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