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Tree Trimmer Hurt In Ventura County Accident Dies

Wed, November 26, 2014

A tree trimmer critically injured when he apparently came in contact with a power line in Ventura County has died. Ventura County firefighters were called to the 4100 block of Eileen Street in Simi Valley around noon yesterday, by reports of two men trapped in a tree. One man was uninjured, but the second was Read the Rest…


Arrest Made In String Of Saddle Thefts In Ventura, Los Angeles Counties

Wed, November 26, 2014

It doesn’t sound like a major criminal case at first. Someone has been stealing saddles from ranches in Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties. But, many of them were high end custom saddles, some worth tens of thousands of dollars. Now, Moorpark Police Department detectives say they’ve solved the case, with the arrest of a Malibu Read the Rest…


Ventura College Placed On Lockdown Following Armed Robbery On Campus

Wed, November 26, 2014

Ventura College was placed on lockdown for more than an hour, after it was the scene of an armed robbery. Ventura Police say a man with a handgun robbed someone at gunpoint in a parking lot on the northwest side of the campus just after 8 last night. The victim complied with the basked gunman’s Read the Rest…


Warning About Mail Theft Ring In Santa Barbara County

Wed, November 26, 2014

A warning has been issued about a mail theft ring which has been operating in Santa Barbara County. Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives investigating the theft of some flat screen TV’s, and other items from a Buellton hotel discovered a large bag of stolen mail in one of the hotel suites.  The mail was from Read the Rest…


Hundreds March In Santa Barbara Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Wed, November 26, 2014

A crowd of about 500 people marched in downtown Santa Barbara Tuesday night, to protest the grand jury decision in Ferguson in the Michael Brown death. The protesters marched around downtown Santa Barbara, creating a number of traffic tieups.  At one point, it was believed the march might be headed towards the 101 Freeway, in Read the Rest…


One Dead In Fiery Accident On 101 Freeway In Ventura County

Wed, November 26, 2014

One person was killed, and the southbound 101 Freeway in Ventura was closed for hours by a fiery accident last night. A SUV headed southbound on the freeway around 6:45 last night veered off the roadway at the 101 East Main Street onramp.  The SUV plunged down a steep embankment, and smashed into a large Read the Rest…


Nine Arrested Or Cited In Connection With Santa Barbara Drug Operation

Wed, November 26, 2014

Nine people were arrested or cited, and a 15 year old girl who had been reported missing was found during a raid on a home Santa Barbara Police are calling a drug den. The Police Department’s narcotics unit had received a number of complaints over the last few months over what was believed to be Read the Rest…


Tree Trimmer Critically Injured In Accident In Ventura County

Wed, November 26, 2014

Investigators are trying to figure out what led to an accident which critically injured a tree trimmer in Ventura County, after he was apparently shocked by a power line. It happened around noon yesterday, on the 4100 block of Eileen Street in Simi Valley. Ventura County firefighters arrived to find two men stuck jn a Read the Rest…


Traffic Accident Closes 101 Southbound In Ventura County

Tue, November 25, 2014

A traffic accident has closed part of a major South Coast freeway. The southbound 101 near Highway 126 in Ventura was completely shut down by a traffic accident just before 7 tonight.  The shutdown created a massive backup on the freeway. Traffic is now being routed onto Highway 126, and around the crash scene.


Concern Grows Over Missing Ventura County Man

Tue, November 25, 2014

Concern is continuing to grow over a missing Ventura County man who was last seen November 20th. Augustine Macias of Simi Valley disappeared last Thursday, when the 74 year old man went for his daily walk.  He was last seen walking westbound on Los Angeles Avenue, but because he’s an avid walker he may have Read the Rest…


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