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Ventura Police Officers Association accepting applications for Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship

Ventura Police Officers Association accepting applications for Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship

The Ventura Police Officers Association (VPOA) is accepting applications for the 11th annual Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship. The scholarships will be presented in June 2014 to honor Sergeant Darlon “Dee” Dowell, who was shot and killed on August 7, 1978. Sergeant Dowell is the only officer in Ventura’s history to die in the line of […]

Insufficient Evidence Clears Ventura Police Officer in Shooting

Insufficient Evidence Clears Ventura Police Officer in Shooting

By Daniel Gelman The office of Ventura County District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced on Monday, March 17, that they had completed their investigation of a police involved shooting in Ventura  from 2011. According to a report by the D.A.’s office, Jesus Farias, a parolee and gang member fled to Ventura from National City near […]

Ventura Police participate in program to curb underaged drinking

Ventura Police participate in program to curb underaged drinking

The Ventura Police Department participated in the annual Statewide Shoulder Tap operation sponsored by the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC).  The Ventura Police Department is one of nearly 100 law enforcement agencies in the State collaborating with ABC on this detail. This Statewide Shoulder Tap operation is to enforce the law, get the word […]

Santa Paula Council approves online bill pay system and hears analysis of city’s cost for Limoneira’s East Area project

Santa Paula Council approves online bill pay system and hears analysis of city’s cost for Limoneira’s East Area project

In the opening prayer at tonight’s Santa Paula city council meeting they remembered Ashley Moran, unhealthy the 21 year old woman found dead early this Saturday in Obregon Park. The council approved going forward with an online utility payment system for residents.  The city must pay its software provider a one time $2500 setup fee.  […]

Motorcyclist serverly injured in accident – Ventura

Motorcyclist serverly injured in accident – Ventura

The Ventura Police Department Command Center received several 9-1-1 calls regarding a vehicle versus motorcyclist traffic collision on Palma Dr at Market St. in the City of Ventura. Officers arrived on scene and located the traffic collision on Palma Dr south of Valentine Rd. This collision occurred between a Saab vehicle and a Suzuki motorcycle. […]

Ventura: Suspicious package investigated at Planned Parenthood

Ventura: Suspicious package investigated at Planned Parenthood

Officers responded to Planned Parenthood, prescription 5400 Ralston St., reference a call of a suspicious backpack found abandoned in the waiting room. Upon the arrival of the officers the building was immediately evacuated.  For additional safety reasons, employees in the neighboring businesses were instructed to remain inside.  Ralston St. was also closed to vehicle traffic.  […]

Ventura: Car driven full speed into the Cajun Kitchen Cafe in downtown Ventura this morning.

Ventura: Car driven full speed into the Cajun Kitchen Cafe in downtown Ventura this morning.

This morning, pharmacy the corner of E. Main and Palm Street broke into chaos as a four-door sedan backed across E. Main Street at full speed and went through the front plate glass window of a popular breakfast house.  Miraculously, the patrons eating at the table that bordered the window just got up from the […]

Ventura lecture held on ancient biblical and other documents

Ventura lecture held on ancient biblical and other documents

By George Miller Sunday night, Jerry and Gail Nordskog of Nordskog Publishing http://www.nordskogpublishing.com/ hosted an amazing lecture at their Ventura home, by Dr. Scott T. Carroll, a leading biblical archeologist/scholar.  A noted document specialist, he has familiarity with 13 languages, working regularly in four, including Greek, Latin, Aramaic & Hebrew.  He played an important role […]

A scriptural find more important than Dead Sea Scrolls? Coming to Ventura County TODAY

A scriptural find more important than Dead Sea Scrolls? Coming to Ventura County TODAY

Reminder: Nothing like this has ever come to Ventura County before. The historical and religious significance appears high. Event Announcement Sunday, sick March 2, adiposity 4:30 PM, Potluck, Ventura, CA – RSVP  donations to cover expenses MUCH appreciated.  Pot-luck Dinner-BBQ meat provided.  Call or text Gail Grace Nordskog for reservation and confirming food or drink […]

Santa Paula – Limoneira Gateway Project closer to breaking ground

Santa Paula – Limoneira Gateway Project closer to breaking ground

By Debra Tash Santa Paula City Council Meeting:  At their 2/18/2014 meeting Limoneira, the agricultural/corporate giant, presented its Gateway Project. The company hopes to break ground by January of next year.  They are planning for 1500 dwelling units from apartments to condos and single family homes on the 501 acre ranch (now annexed into Santa […]