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Crews quickly knockdown brush fire in river bottom near 101 Fwy.

Crews quickly knockdown brush fire in river bottom near 101 Fwy.

At 10:30am on Sunday morning, April 12th, Ventura City Fire personnel responded to a reported fire in the river bottom. The first arriving engine company found an approximately 10’x20′ fire burning in a remote area near underneath the 101 freeway and in dense vegetation. Traffic on nearby Johnson Drive was diverted by law enforcement while […]

Ventura Fire Department responds to Hazardous Material/Gas Leak on Eastman Ave.

Ventura Fire Department responds to Hazardous Material/Gas Leak on Eastman Ave.

Ventura City Fire personnel investigated a reported gas leak inside a 2-story office building in the 1300 block of Eastman Ave, Ventura, CA. They initially discovered an odor consistent with a possible HVAC equipment failure/burning, and also detected elevated levels of carbon monoxide (CO). The business was immediately evacuated and attempts begun to pinpoint the […]

Santa Paula’s Cruise Night 2015 Season Opens

Santa Paula’s Cruise Night 2015 Season Opens

By Sheryl Hamlin A balmy Mediterranean evening welcomed the crowd who came to feast on blocks of collectible cars and culinary treats from Santa Paula’s Main Street restaurants.  Reminiscent of “A CHICKEN IN EVERY POT AND A CAR IN EVERY GARAGE” from the 1928 campaign of Herbert Hoover, drugs food and cars were plentiful. First […]

Santa Paula: Cruisin’ and saving lives

Santa Paula: Cruisin’ and saving lives

Yesterday Santa Paulans strolled Main Street, viagra cruised it, and learned to save lives.  Firefighters were on hand to give a brief CPR tutorial.  The department hosts more extensive instruction.  Watch their Facebook page or Citizens Journal for class announcements. Here are some of the participants who may just one day save a life. *All […]

Fundraiser for late firefighter’s family–This Saturday in Ventura

Fundraiser for late firefighter’s family–This Saturday in Ventura

Daniel Corrigan passed away from a medical emergency at the age of 35 on March 5th.  He was found in his private automobile not far from where he worked as a firefighter in Santa Barbara serving in Station 8.  Corrigan was engaged to Sargent Sarah Starr from the Ventura Police Department.  He left behind a […]

Fundraising Friday: McKevett Elementary School in Santa Paula Holds Jog-a-thon

Fundraising Friday: McKevett Elementary School in Santa Paula Holds Jog-a-thon

By Sheryl Hamlin The megaphones Friday morning signaled something out of the ordinary. A rush to the sound yielded a field of happy kids in red t-shirts. Smiling parents watched. What could it be? A mother watching from the fence told me it was a jogathon. Her fifth grader was participating to whom she smiled […]

Ventura County Farm Worker Housing Summit

Ventura County Farm Worker Housing Summit

By Sheryl Hamlin Hosted by House Farm Workers!, decease the five hour conference featured a diverse group of speakers from banking, discount real estate, state politics, film making, agribusiness and planning. David J. Erickson, Director, Center for Community Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Rob Weiner, Executive Director, California Coalition for Rural […]

Santa Paula City Council: Conflict of Interest, Parsing the Consent Calendar, Accounting Upgrade

Santa Paula City Council: Conflict of Interest, Parsing the Consent Calendar, Accounting Upgrade

By Sheryl Hamlin March 16, 2015 meeting–  agenda and meeting video    Public Comments Lynn McReynolds spoke to the issue of a potential conflict of interest of Council Member Hernandez, specifically referencing Resolution 6851 on the Todd Road Jail wherein the current council in a 3-2 vote removed the previous council’s 4-1 opposition to the Todd […]

Ventura Fire Dept. executes ravine rescue

Ventura Fire Dept. executes ravine rescue

Ventura City Fire Department   On 3/15/15, viagra buy a man in his late 40’s from Oxnard was on a hike in the Ventura Hillsides when he became disoriented and trapped in a ravine. The victim originally reported his location adjacent to two trees. The Fire Communications Center was able to keep communication with the […]

Denny’s Opens in Santa Paula

Denny’s Opens in Santa Paula

By Sheryl Hamlin Closed since 2013, cure the building formerly occupied by Carrows sold to new owners in September 2014, cialis although it had been rumored for some time that Denny’s restaurant would be taking over this facility. The new owner of the building is not necessarily the restaurant chain or the business owner and […]