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Unmanned MQ-4C Triton Crashes at Naval Base Ventura

Unmanned MQ-4C Triton Crashes at Naval Base Ventura

On Sept. 12 at approximately 2:45 pm, an MQ-4C Triton assigned to Unmanned Patrol Squadron (VUP) 19 experienced an inflight mechanical issue during a test flight. As a precautionary measure, the pilots shut down the engine and attempted to safely land the aircraft on the runway at Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, CA. […]

Inmate Death at Pre-Trial Detention Facility

Inmate Death at Pre-Trial Detention Facility

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release  On September 11, 2018, at approximately 11:15 AM, deputies at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility  (PTDF) noticed that Jeffrey Kibler was experiencing a medical issue while in the dayroom of his assigned housing section. Deputies contacted jail medical staff to evaluate Kibler,  who  was coherent and able to communicate about […]

Moorpark and Camarillo, CA Students Awarded Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship

Moorpark and Camarillo, CA Students Awarded Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship

Stonington, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has awarded a record-breaking 177 new scholarships in 2018. Combined with two Fallen Heroes Scholars and three multi-year award recipients, the Foundation will assist 182 students with […]

Ventura County Academic Competitions Seek Sponsors & Volunteers

Ventura County Academic Competitions Seek Sponsors & Volunteers

Ventura County students have a long, proud tradition of excellence in local, state and national academic competitions. This is only possible through the strong commitment and partnership of our local sponsors and volunteers. On average, more than 400 volunteer judges are needed to support the 2,500 students that annually participate in Ventura County Academic Decathlon, […]

Former Simi Valley Police Officer Sentenced to 300 Days Jail

Former Simi Valley Police Officer Sentenced to 300 Days Jail

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Robert Longdon (DOB 05/21/73), of Simi Valley, was sentenced after pleading no contest to four felony counts of grand theft and one felony count of attempted grand theft. Judge Bruce Young sentenced Longdon to 300 days in the Ventura County jail and 36 months of […]

Investigation leads to arrest of Suspect | Smuggling Narcotics into Pre-Trial Dentition Facility

Investigation leads to arrest of Suspect | Smuggling Narcotics into Pre-Trial Dentition Facility

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release  On 09/06/2018, Investigators from the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility Classification Unit and Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Special Crimes Unit / Intelligence concluded a month long narcotics investigation into Ventura Resident Kenneth Dorn, who was involved in the smuggling of narcotics into the Ventura County Pre-Trial […]

SEEAG’s Mary Maranville Appointed to NANOE’s 2018 Board of Governors

SEEAG’s Mary Maranville Appointed to NANOE’s 2018 Board of Governors

Ventura, Calif., September 7, 2018 –The National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives (NANOE) appointed Mary Maranville to NANOE’s 2018 Board of Governors. Maranville is founder and CEO of Ventura-based Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG), a nonprofit organization that teaches children about the importance of agriculture and the origins of their food. “Mary joins a working […]

Lost Hiker Rescued Near Mt. Pinos

Lost Hiker Rescued Near Mt. Pinos

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release  Lockwood Valley Deputies worked with the Sheriff’s Aviation Unit and Fillmore Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Sunday evening to locate a missing hiker in the Los Padres National Forest. A friend of one of the missing hikers contacted the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office  Lockwood Valley substation and reported 19 […]

Community Memorial Hospital Moves into New Hospital and Begins Training Phase

Community Memorial Hospital Moves into New Hospital and Begins Training Phase

(Ventura, California) Community Memorial Health System (CMHS) moved a significant step closer on Wednesday, Aug. 29, to opening the new Community Memorial Hospital when President and CEO Gary K. Wilde received the keys to the new Ocean Tower at Loma Vista Road and Brent Street. Now that CMHS has taken official possession of the newly constructed six-story building, […]

Amended Criminal Complaint Filed Against Heather Locklear

Amended Criminal Complaint Filed Against Heather Locklear

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that an amended misdemeanor complaint has been filed in the case against Heather Deen Locklear (DOB 9/25/61), of Westlake.  Locklear has been charged with one count of battery on a peace officer, one count of battery on an emergency medical technician, and one count of […]