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Las Posas Valley-Somis Area water system to be upgraded

Las Posas Valley-Somis Area water system to be upgraded

By Debra Tash Venutra County Waterworks District 19 was awarded a five million dollar, low interest loan from the U.S. Agricultural Department (USDA) to improve water quality and upgrade its delivery to its 1900 customers. The system, once held privately, is over 80 years old.  Its cast iron pipes are deteriorating making breaks and poor […]

Oxnard public to council: move ahead on City Manager recruitment

Oxnard public to council: move ahead on City Manager recruitment

By George Miller A special City Council public meeting,  attended by about 130 people, was held on April 3 to present the two finalists (photos- below) for the City Manager recruitment. What was supposed to be a candidate “meet and greet” event turned more into public expression of dissatisfaction with the recruitment process, although candidates later […]

Oxnard state of the city address by Mayor Tim Flynn

Oxnard state of the city address by Mayor Tim Flynn

3-19-14 This video is from Dan Pinedo’s youtube channel. Dan is an Oxnard civic activist.

NAACP objects to Oxnard City Manager recruiting process, demands postponement to January.

NAACP objects to Oxnard City Manager recruiting process, demands postponement to January.

By George Miller The Ventura County NAACP has made multiple objections at City Council meetings to the City Manager hiring process in past months. They scheduled and held a press conference on April 1 outside of City Hall to discuss it and take questions. Spokeswoman Regina Crawford, 1st Vice President, said that they have not […]

Presumed suicide found near Hueneme Pier

Presumed suicide found near Hueneme Pier

NEWS RELEASE On 03/28/2014 at approximately 9:56 am, ask the Oxnard Police Department received a call of a missing adult female who made suicidal statements earlier in the morning.  The female was identified as Rosita Villegas.  At approximately 10:30 am, drug Oxnard Police Department officers located Villegas’s vehicle in the parking lot of Port Hueneme […]

Oxnard–Beware–Two robberies committed at gunpoint

Oxnard–Beware–Two robberies committed at gunpoint

Oxnard Police Department responded to two robberies,  both involved firearms.  The first incident occurred in the 1600 Block of Jeanette Drive.  The victim was robbed of his wallet and other items.  The suspects were described as two Hispanic males, both 18-19 years of age.  One suspect was wearing a gray sweatshirt and black pants; the […]

Fatal collision at Camino Del Sol and Rice Ave. in Oxnard

Fatal collision at Camino Del Sol and Rice Ave. in Oxnard

Shortly after six in the morning the Oxnard Police and emergency personnel responded to a call for assistance at the intersection of Camino Del Sol and Rice Avenue.  An injury traffic collision involved three vehicles. The preliminary investigation indicates that a Nissan Maxima was traveling southbound on Rice Avenue and both a Ford Escort and […]

Camarillo Police Department–30th Citizen’s Academy program open for enrollement

Camarillo Police Department–30th Citizen’s Academy program open for enrollement

On May 13, 2014, the Camarillo Police Department will begin its 30th Citizen’s Academy program. The Citizen Academy is a twelve-week course designed to give citizens an overview of the police department’s function and operational procedures.   There will be presentations by a superior court judge, K-9 officer, S.W.A.T. team members, bomb squad, narcotic officers, […]

Emergency personnel unable to save Oxnard resident

Emergency personnel unable to save Oxnard resident

Early this morning officers and emergency personnel were dispatched to the 400 block of North Hayes Avenue regarding a subject not breathing. When officers and EMS arrived they located the male subject. Despite emergency responders’ efforts to save the subject, he was pronounced deceased at the scene. The subject was a 40 year old Oxnard […]

Oxnard–Police apprehend robbery suspect

Oxnard–Police apprehend robbery suspect

Officers and detectives quickly arrived on scene and searched the area for the robbery suspect. Several witnesses provided valuable information to assist officers and detectives with the investigation. Investigators were able to obtain photographic and video evidence from the bank and surrounding businesses. A suspect was then identified and that information was broadcasted to patrol […]