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California Fire Map Update: Photos of Wildfire Blaze

California Fire Map Update: Photos of Wildfire Blaze

The Golden State is still ablaze. … -sized threat, as firefighters have only contained 25 percent of the fire. As of Wednesday morning, the Thomas fire was the fifth-largest fire in California history and it continues to elude containment …

The Thomas fire is now the fourth largest in California wildfire history

The Thomas fire is now the fourth largest in California wildfire history

LOS ANGELES — The monstrous Thomas fire burned itself into the California history books again Thursday as fire officials confirmed it now ranks as the fourth largest on record. Despite a couple days of reduced winds and feverish efforts by firefighters to establish new containment lines, the 242,500-acre blaze has surpassed the size of the […]

Firefighter killed battling Thomas fire as massive blaze moves toward Santa Barbara

Firefighter killed battling Thomas fire as massive blaze moves toward Santa Barbara

LOS ANGELES — Fire officials confirmed Thursday that a firefighter died while battling the Thomas fire, which ranks as the fourth-largest in California’s modern history. “I am very saddened to report …

Judicial Watch Sues California And Los Angeles Over Dirty Voter Registration Rolls

Judicial Watch Sues California And Los Angeles Over Dirty Voter Registration Rolls

‘Eleven of California’s 58 counties have registration rates exceeding 100% of the age-eligible citizenry.’   ‘California has the highest rate of inactive registrations of any state in the country. Los Angeles County has the highest number of inactive registrations of any single county in the country’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a federal […]

Latest On Thomas, Lilac, Creek And Skirball Fires In California

Latest On Thomas, Lilac, Creek And Skirball Fires In California

Firefighters continued to make progress battling multiple wildfires in Southern California this week. The largest among them, the Thomas Fire, continued to rage on, however, burning through hundreds …

Fire Dominates the Valley: Ojai City Council 12/12  

Fire Dominates the Valley: Ojai City Council 12/12   

By Jay Murphy The Ojai City Council met Tues evening to a packed (and slightly smokey) house. After the roll call with all Council members present, and the Pledge of Allegiance, the Council adjusted some agenda items and then got down to the business of the fire. Ojai and the Thomas Fire The council was […]

Santa Paula: Citizens Turn Out for Community Fire Meeting

Santa Paula: Citizens Turn Out for Community Fire Meeting

By Sheryl Hamlin Seating in the Santa Paula Community Center was arranged for the maximum capacity of 250 persons and it appeared to be filled on December 11, 2017. The audience included county officials, police and fire from the various organizations, as well as concerned citizens. The meeting started at 7:00 pm and ended around […]

High ratings for Ventura County Treasury Portfolio affirmed

High ratings for Ventura County Treasury Portfolio affirmed

VENTURA, Calif. – Steven Hintz, Ventura County’s Treasurer-Tax Collector, announced today that Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings has affirmed its AAAf/S1+ rating for the Ventura County Treasury Portfolio. According to Standard & Poor’s, the AAAf rating signifies that the credit quality of the pool’s exposure is extremely strong.  The S1+ rating signifies that the fund […]

Ventura Man Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder After Victim’s Body Found in Freezer

Ventura Man Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder After Victim’s Body Found in Freezer

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that a jury found Michael Bresnak (DOB 12/22/63), of Ventura, guilty of second-degree murder for killing Jeffrey Korber on March 22, 2011. After murdering the victim, Bresnak kept his body hidden in a freezer at a storage unit for over two years. The case was initially […]

Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a move he said would help prepare for a future Mars trip. “This time we will not only …