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Shehee found guilty of carjacking and street terrorism

Shehee found guilty of carjacking and street terrorism

William Deauntae Shehee (DOB 04-22-1994) guilty of carjacking, robbery, assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury, and street terrorism. The jury further found that Shehee committed the crimes for the benefit of and in association with a criminal street gang, Ventura Avenue Crips. On April 15, 2016, defendant Shehee, Daniel Smith […]

Jury convicts Oscar Hernandez Valles for 2nd degree murder

Jury convicts Oscar Hernandez Valles for 2nd degree murder

Jury has convicted Oscar Hernandez Valles (DOB 5-19-70), of Oxnard, of the second degree murder of Olegario Tello Valladolid.  The jury also found true the special allegation that Valles personally used a deadly and dangerous weapon, a knife, when committing the murder.  The murder occurred on December 28, 2013, during a confrontation between Valles and […]

Diana Lopez Luna – Ventura High School Dual Language Program Opens Doors for this Senior

Diana Lopez Luna – Ventura High School Dual Language Program Opens Doors for this Senior

Editor’s Note: We will publishing Ventura County Office of Education’s “Shinning Stars” from the High School Class of 2017 over the next few days.  Diana Lopez Luna will graduate from Ventura High School able to read, write and speak fluently in both English and Spanish. She got a head start speaking Spanish at home, but […]

Kevin Galvan – Fillmore High School Resilient Student Headed “Wherever the River Takes Me”

Kevin Galvan – Fillmore High School Resilient Student Headed “Wherever the River Takes Me”

Editor’s Note: We will publishing Ventura County Office of Education’s “Shinning Stars” from the High School Class of 2017 over the next few days.  Imagine coming to a new school in a new country where you don’t speak the language. That was a reality for Kevin Galvan, who enrolled as a freshman at Fillmore High […]

Port Hueneme Medicinal Cannabis Ordinance

Port Hueneme Medicinal Cannabis Ordinance

By Port Hueneme Mayor Tom Figg . Port Hueneme is challenged by a variety of factors that limit it’s economic development potential: (i) it’s the only city in Ventura County without direct highway access; (ii) one half of its retail market area is located in the Pacific Ocean; and (iii) it’s demographics do not support high-value, high-volume retailers. […]

Johnny Lopez – Gateway Community School: Alternative School Gets Troubled Teen’s Life on Track

Johnny Lopez – Gateway Community School:  Alternative School Gets Troubled Teen’s Life on Track

Editor’s Note: We will publishing Ventura County Office of Education’s “Shinning Stars” from the High School Class of 2017 over the next few days.  Most students who attend Gateway Community School in Camarillo aren’t there by choice. They come after being expelled or referred by their neighborhood school because of persistent behavior problems. Johnny Lopez […]

Brice McKeown – Moorpark High School Student is at Top of His Class after Major Life Trauma

Brice McKeown – Moorpark High School Student is at Top of His Class after Major Life Trauma

Editor’s Note: We will publishing Ventura County Office of Education’s “Shining Stars” from the High School Class of 2017 over the next few days.  On the morning of January 26, 2005, Brice McKeown’s father was riding on a Metrolink train passing through Glendale when it slammed into a vehicle that a suicidal man had parked […]

Ventura County Animal Services’ Summer Promotion!

Ventura County Animal Services’ Summer Promotion!

It’s SUMMERTIME and Ventura County Animal Services has just released their Summer Pet Promotions effective June 1st – August 31st 2017: “Mixed Breed” MONDAYS – $25 for any mixed breed dog 8 months+. “Twenty Dollar” TUESDAYS – $20 for any dog or cat, any age. “Wabbit” WEDNESDAYS – $40 for a single bunny, $70 for […]

Wren Palmer – Channel Islands High School : Military Life Gives Seabee’s Daughter Discipline to Succeed

Wren Palmer – Channel Islands High School : Military Life Gives Seabee’s Daughter Discipline to Succeed

Editor’s Note: We will publishing Ventura County Office of Education’s “Shinning Stars” from the High School Class of 2017 over the next few days.  As the daughter of a high-ranking Navy Seabee, Wren Palmer knows what it’s like for her dad to be away for long stretches of time. “If you add up the amount […]

Ventura County Community College District Board bids farewell to Chancellor Bernard Luskin

Ventura County Community College District Board bids farewell to Chancellor Bernard Luskin

The public invited to appreciation reception, Tuesday, June 13 The Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees will publicly acknowledge their appreciation for Chancellor Bernard Luskin for his service to the District during open session of the Board meeting Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 6 p.m.  Luskin has served as Interim Chancellor since July […]