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High School Coach In Ventura County Arrested On Sex Charges Involving Student

Fri, April 18, 2014

A high school softball coach in Ventura County has been arrested following allegations he was involved in sexual activity with a student. Ventura County Sheriff’s detectives say Robert Frank Garza was booked for a variety of sexual assault charges involving a minor. The 37 year old Newbury Park man is a softball coach at Westlake Read the Rest…


Evacuations Lifted After Gas Line Break Isolated In Ojai

Fri, April 18, 2014

It was a tense afternoon in one Ventura County community, as the result of a gas leak in the city’s downtown area. Several blocks of downtown Ojai were closed, and there were some evacuations as a result of a gas line being rupture. It started at around 2 p.m., on the 200 block of North Read the Rest…


Ventura County To Look At Issue Of Encroachment On County Roads By Thousands Of Property Owners

Fri, April 18, 2014

Ventura County Supervisors are going to take on a touchy issue. Public Works officials say that thousands of properties in the county are encroaching on county road right of ways, with everything from walls, to fences and landscaping. A study of one area alone, the Silver Strand area near Oxnard, found more than 600 violations. Read the Rest…


Evacuation Center Set Up As Dozens Forced From Homes, Businesses In Ojai By Gas Leak

Fri, April 18, 2014

Several blocks of downtown Ojai are closed, and there have been some evacuations as a result of a gas line rupture. It happened at around 2 p.m., on the 200 block of North Montgomery Street. Some businesses, several houses, and a small high school, Chaparral High School, have been evacuated, and a number of streets Read the Rest…


Thousands Of Meals Packaged For The Needy In Guatamela By Volunteers In Isla Vista

Fri, April 18, 2014

It was just two weeks ago when Isla Vista made national news, after it was the scene of a massive riot. Now, it’s making some more positive news, after more than 75 students, and members of the community came together to help feed the hungry in Guatemala. Members of the Tropicana student housing complex joined Read the Rest…


Gas Line Rupture Causes Some Evacuations, Street Closures In Ojai

Fri, April 18, 2014

Several blocks of downtown Ojai are closed, and there have been some evacuations as a result of a gas line rupture. It happened just around 2 p.m., on the 200 block of North Montgomery Street. Some businesses, four houses, and a small high school, Chaparral High School, have been evacuated, and a number of streets Read the Rest…


Unemployment Down in Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties; Holds Steady Statewide

Fri, April 18, 2014

The latest unemployment figures show a drop in the jobless rate for Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, while statewide numbers stayed flat. In Ventura County, the jobless rate dipped from 7.3% in February, to 7.1% in March.  The unemployment rate plunged from 7.2% in February, to 6.7% in March is Santa Barbara County. The statewide Read the Rest…


Navy Moves To Close One Of The Channel Islands To Public For Assessement Of Potential Risk From Old Military Ordnance

Fri, April 18, 2014

One of the Channel Islands has been closed to the public indefinitely, because of concern there way be unexploded military ordnance dating back to World War Two on the island. The Navy used San Miguel Island as part of a bombing range during, and after the war. The Navy, which owns the island, asked the Read the Rest…


New Ventura County Superior Court Judge To Officially Take Post Today

Fri, April 18, 2014

This is a big day for a man who’s going to officially take the oath to become Ventura County’s newest Superior Court judge. Ferdinand Inumerable will be sworn in during a ceremony at the Ventura County Hall of Justice this afternoon.  He served as a Ventura County Superior Court Commissioner since 2010, and before that Read the Rest…


Two Men Sought For Attack On Resident During Burglary In Ventura County

Thu, April 17, 2014

A Ventura County woman is recovering from injuries when she arrived home, and interrupted a burglary in progress. The 24 year old woman returned to her home on the 4700 block of Elderberry Avenue in Moorpark around 11:30 yesterday morning, and found two men inside.  They hit her, and fled from the house. Ventura County Read the Rest…


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