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Icons and Archetypes: Opening reception Sept. 1st at Museum of Ventura County

Icons and Archetypes: Opening reception Sept. 1st at Museum of Ventura County

Icons and Archetypes: Opening reception Sept. 1 at Museum of Ventura County A new series of large-scale oil paintings by Ojai-based artist, Tom Hardcastle, explores the artist’s perspective of popular cultural icons and exploitative archetypes that have come to represent more than their own personal identity and in some cases, a paradoxical delineation. Join us September 1 […]

DUI Saturation Patrols & DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint in Ventura on Sept. 1st

DUI Saturation Patrols & DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint in Ventura on Sept. 1st

The end of the summer is universally celebrated by millions of Americans on Labor Day weekend. For many motorcyclists, the weekend is a chance to close down summer with that last long ride. This year, the Ventura Police Department is partnering with police, sheriff and CHP across the state to stop impaired motorcyclists and drivers […]

Ventura PD arrest several suspects for Residential Burglary on Saratoga Ave.

Ventura PD arrest several suspects for Residential Burglary on Saratoga Ave.

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On August 13th at 6:50PM, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received multiple 911 calls from residents in the 1300 block of Saratoga Avenue, reporting that several subjects had been prowling in the area and were now attempting to gain access into a neighbor’s residence.   As officers […]

“Dead Man’s Party,” the Oingo Boingo tribute band, set to play the Olivas Adobe, August 19

“Dead Man’s Party,” the Oingo Boingo tribute band, set to play the Olivas Adobe, August 19

“Dead Man’s Party,” the Oingo Boingo/Danny Elfman tribute band will perform on Saturday, August 19 from 7:30-9:30 pm at the historic Olivas Adobe as part of the Music Under the Stars concert series offered by the City of Ventura.  A limited number of tickets are still available and can be purchased through the Parks, Recreation […]

Vagrant stabs man in Mission Park, Ventura

Vagrant stabs man in Mission Park, Ventura

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On 08/11/17 at approx. 9AM, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call from the Ventura County Medical Center Emergency Room staff who reported a male stabbing victim was currently seeking treatment.  Officers arrived and contacted the victim who was found to be suffering from a single, […]

Ojai man arrested for burglarizing residence on Sunset Dr. Ventura

Ojai man arrested for burglarizing residence on Sunset Dr. Ventura

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On August 11th at 1:22PM, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a 911 call from resident in the 2400 block of Sunset Dr., reporting that a subject was prowling in the yard of a neighbor’s residence, checking doors and windows. Officers arrived on scene and as they […]

Come Laugh With Us! Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Fundraiser

Come Laugh With Us! Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Fundraiser

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a nonprofit with a branch located at Naval Base Ventura County, on Port Hueneme, that, in partnership with the Navy & Marine Corps, provides financial, educational and other needs-based assistance to active-duty and retired Sailors & Marines, their eligible family members and survivors. Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, Founded in […]

“DON’T Send Your Child Back to School”?  New VUSD Superintendent Receives Explosive Report and Debate Invite at First Board Meeting

“DON’T Send Your Child Back to School”?   New VUSD Superintendent Receives Explosive  Report and Debate Invite at First Board Meeting

by CJ Staff David Creswell no doubt expected a strong welcome to Ventura at his first Ventura Unified School Board meeting on August 8. But the message delivered to the new superintendent by the meeting’s first speaker was totally unanticipated, stunning the Board and audience into silence. Paul White, a member of community organization QOL-Ventura.org, forcefully […]

UPDATED – Ventura Star Requested Police Officer’s Name in Attempted Suicide inside Ventura PD locker room

UPDATED –  Ventura Star Requested Police Officer’s Name in Attempted Suicide inside Ventura PD locker room

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release The attempted suicide of a Ventura Police Officer on July 28th was a very personal and tragic event. As a means of respect for the privacy for the officer and his family, the police department withheld the name of the officer. On August 2nd, the Ventura County Star […]

What To Do About Water, Preserving Downtown Ojai and Possible Police Profiling

What To Do About Water, Preserving Downtown Ojai and Possible Police Profiling

By Jay Murphy Ojai City Council Meeting…Aug 8 Tues evening the Ojai City Council held its meeting  at City Hall with all members present; Mayor Johnston, Mayor Pro Tem Weirick, Council members Haney, Francina and Blatz as well as  City Manager Steve McCreary and Legal Council Matt Summers. The meeting began promptly at seven and […]