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Ventura County teachers invited to third annual STEMposium Institute

Ventura County teachers invited to third annual STEMposium Institute

Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers in Ventura County are invited to attend a free, 4 1/2 days Summer STEM Institute June 26 through 30th. Called STEMposium, it is aimed at supporting teachers in successfully implementing the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and in integrating science and engineering instruction with math, language arts and technology. STEM […]

Sheriff arrests suspect in Oak View Drive-by Shooting

Sheriff arrests suspect in Oak View Drive-by Shooting

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On 06/19/2017, at approximately 4:10 PM, Ojai Patrol Deputies and Ojai Detectives responded to a call of a residential drive-by shooting that occurred in the 400 block of Larmier Avenue. This is the unincorporated area of Ventura County commonly known as Oak View. A resident at the location reported that […]

County to host job and career fair

County to host job and career fair

The County of Ventura Human Resources Department will be hosting a job and career fair on Thursday, June 29, 2017. The event is open to the public and there is no charge for entrance or parking. The career fair will be held in the main courtyard of the Ventura County Government Center, between the Hall […]

Heat Advisory for Ventura County

Heat Advisory for Ventura County

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a “Heat Advisory” for various local regions, including Ventura County mountain areas, from 11AM Saturday through 9PM Wednesday. Temperatures in the mountains of Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, mainly below 5000 feet, are expected to be between 100 and 105. A Heat Advisory means […]

Sheriff arrests suspects for theft of Avocados from Mission Produce

Sheriff arrests suspects for theft of Avocados from Mission Produce

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On 06/14/17, Ventura County Sheriff’s Detectives from the Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, Ojai, and Headquarters Stations, along with detectives from the Sheriff’s Special Services Division, served four search warrants throughout Ventura County.          The warrants were served on the suspects’ work location (Mission Produce’s Dufau Road Facility), as well as at all […]

Port Hueneme Police Department, Port of Hueneme, and Ventura County Fire Complete Active Shooter Emergency Response Drill

Port Hueneme Police Department, Port of Hueneme, and Ventura County Fire Complete Active Shooter Emergency Response Drill

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM, an Active Shooter Awareness Training Class and an Active Shooter Emergency Response Drill was held at the Port of Hueneme Headquarters Building located at 333 Ponoma Street in the City of Port Hueneme.  The drill included a classroom training session followed by a simulated […]

Congratulations to 2017 Workforce Development Board (WDB) Award Winners

Congratulations to 2017  Workforce Development Board (WDB) Award Winners

The 2017 WDB Awards were presented by the Workforce Development Board (WDB) of Ventura County at its annual meeting June 8 at the Ventura County Office of Education. The annual awards program recognizes individuals, employers, organizations and partnerships for their extraordinary efforts to advance workforce development in the Ventura County region. “This year’s winners are […]

Conor Garruto – Westlake High School: The Brother He Lost Inspires His Passion for Music

Conor Garruto – Westlake High School: The Brother He Lost Inspires His Passion for Music

Editor’s Note: We have published Ventura County Office of Education’s “Shinning Stars” from the High School Class of 2017 for the next few days.  Mr. Garruto is the last of the spotlighted students, but far, he is not the least.  Thank you VCOE for sharing their stories.   It was just before Thanksgiving last year […]

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 […]