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Fatal Fire in Homeless Encampment, River Haven, Ventura

Fatal Fire in Homeless Encampment, River Haven, Ventura

Ventura City Fire and Police Departments responded to a reported fire in the Santa Clara River area. Upon arrival of the Police Department, 3 tent homes in River Haven were found to be on fire with the fire spreading to the surrounding brush. There were reports of occupants that were unaccounted for. Firefighters performed fire attack […]

Billy Graham, minister to presidents and millions worldwide, dies at 99

Billy Graham, minister to presidents and millions worldwide, dies at 99

When a young religious crusader named Billy Graham began preaching to the masses after World War II, he wore bright gabardine suits with loud, wide ties and argyle socks to show that Christianity wasn’t dreary.

Simi Valley: DUI Driver Arrested After Vehicular and Foot Pursuit

Simi Valley: DUI Driver Arrested After Vehicular and Foot Pursuit

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release   The Simi Valley Police Traffic Bureau arrested a DUI driver who took police on a high speed pursuit on 1/29/18 at approximately 1:30 a.m.  The officers were working DUI Saturation Patrol which is sponsored by the California Office of Traffic Safety pursuant to a DUI enforcement grant. […]

Quick action puts down fire at Ventura Home

Quick action puts down fire at Ventura Home

Ventura City Fire Department was requested to investigate smoke from a chimney that appeared abnormal. Upon the arrival of the first arriving unit, flames were issuing from the top of the chimney.            Firefighters initiated a rapid fire attack. Additional arriving units checked for extension of the fire in the surrounding building components with none […]

Recipe of the Week: Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Honey Butter

Recipe of the Week: Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Honey Butter

Cottage Cheese Pancakes: Ingredients: 3 egg yolks 1/2 C Cottage Cheese 1/3 C milk 1/4 C all purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt, opt 1 egg white Directions: Beat egg yolks until thick. Mix in cottage cheese. Blend in milk, flour and salt. Beat egg white to soft peak. Fold into batter. Let it stand about […]

Two publishing pros to speak about what writers must do at Feb 26 meeting of IWOSC/SPAWN

Two publishing pros to speak about what writers must do at Feb 26 meeting of IWOSC/SPAWN

The February 26 meeting of IWOSC/SPAWN Ventura County will host two distinguished publishing pros, literary agent Toni Lopopolo and renown award-winning editor Shelly Lowenkopf.  In a special joint speaker meeting, this dynamic duo will discuss the info you need to grab a reader’s attention from the first page.  “I have been fortunate to know both […]

Union Power, Email Privacy In The Balance At New Supreme Court Sitting

Union Power, Email Privacy In The Balance At New Supreme Court Sitting

The Supreme Court will convene Tuesday for its February sitting, in which the justices will consider major cases involving the First Amendment, union power, and email privacy. … . The Supreme Court will hear the case, U.S. v. Microsoft, on Feb. 27. Send tips to kevin@dailycallernewsfoundation.org. Freedom of Speech Isn’t Free The Daily Caller News […]

Advisory: Right of Way Collisions and the Golden Rule of Intersections

Advisory: Right of Way Collisions and the Golden Rule of Intersections

February has been a busy month for the Simi Valley Police Traffic Bureau as it relates to collisions at intersections. The below listed intersections have all had collisions involving drivers who are turning in front of oncoming vehicles.  . 2/8- LA Ave. at Church  2/9- LA Ave. at Angus  2/9 – Madera at Aristotle  2/10 […]

Securing the best grapes for home wine makers

Securing the best grapes for home wine makers

By Richard Eber It takes many skills for a home wine maker to produce a high quality product. Although expertise in processing grapes goes a long way to accomplish this goal, having good fruit to work with is just as important.  Applying the lesson from the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin, one cannot weave gold from straw nor […]

Oxnard Police Department to receive the 2018 James Q. Wilson Award for excellence in community policing

Oxnard Police Department to receive the 2018 James Q. Wilson Award for excellence in community policing

The Oxnard Police Department is proud to announce that it will receive the 2018 James Q. Wilson Award, for excellence in community policing. This prestigious award is presented by the Regional Community Policing Institute – California, the California Police Chiefs Association, and the California Attorney General’s Office.  The purpose of the award is to recognize […]