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Strzok Admits He ‘Detested’ Trump, But Was Still Unbiased

Strzok Admits He ‘Detested’ Trump, But Was Still Unbiased

By CHUCK ROSS, Reporter . Peter Strzok admitted to Congress on Thursday that he “detested” Donald Trump and was rooting for Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 election. “You were both rooting for Hillary Clinton to win and you both detested Donald Trump, were you not?” Republican Ohio Rep. Steve Chabot asked Strzok during a joint […]

July 10 Oxnard Council Meeting: New City Manager Nguyen; Status of Audit “Findings”; Officials, Public Lament Violence

July 10 Oxnard Council Meeting: New City Manager Nguyen; Status of Audit “Findings”; Officials, Public Lament Violence

By George Miller Oxnard 7-10-18 City Council meeting: new City Manager Alexander Nguyen was sworn in; received a report on progress in addressing many serious audit findings; $2 million no-bid animal control contract awarded to the county; $3MM+ beachfront house renovation approved over neighbor’s objections. Agenda Item E- Oath of Office for new City Manager […]

Judge’s Final Word On Oxnard Measure M Overturning Wastewater Rate Increases

Judge’s Final Word On Oxnard Measure M Overturning Wastewater Rate Increases

By George Miller In May, after a year of litigation by both parties, after the recall election was safely over and right about at the 90 day deadline after the trial was completed, Ventura County Superior Court Judge Rocky Baio tentatively ruled against Oxnard’s lawsuit against local financial executive and activist Aaron Starr’s wildly successful […]

Watchdog | Admitted Killers, Gang Members Resettled During Obama-Era Child Migrant Surge

Watchdog | Admitted Killers, Gang Members Resettled During Obama-Era Child Migrant Surge

Will Racke | Immigration and Foreign Policy Reporter . Admitted killers, human smugglers and gang members were among thousands of unaccompanied minors the Obama administration processed during a surge of migrant children across the southwest border in 2014, according to government reports obtained by a conservative watchdog group. Judicial Watch, a Washington, D.C.-based investigative organization, published nearly 1,000 […]

Former Simi Valley Police Officer Pleads No Contest to Felony Counts of Grand Theft and Attempted Grand Theft

Former Simi Valley Police Officer Pleads No Contest to Felony Counts of Grand Theft and Attempted Grand Theft

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Robert Longdon (DOB 05/21/73) pleaded no contest to four felony counts of grand theft and one felony count of attempted grand theft. Longdon was a police officer at the Simi Valley Police Department since 2009. He resigned after charges were filed in this case. The […]

Viet Nam Moving Wall Display Workers Thanked

Viet Nam Moving Wall Display Workers Thanked

By George Miller At the 7-10-18 Council meeting, Oxnard Councilman Bert Perello thanked the City Corps members who worked to enable the Viet Nam War Moving Wall event at the Ventura County Government Center recently. Here’s the list of all the City Corp members that helped in the set up and take down of the […]

Border Patrol Rescues Three-Year-Old Girl Abandoned Near River By Smuggler

Border Patrol Rescues Three-Year-Old Girl Abandoned Near River By Smuggler

Vandana Rambaran | Contributor . Border patrol agents in McAllen, Texas rescued a three-year-old girl on Monday who was abandoned by a human smuggler after he first helped her mother illegally cross into the U.S. and was supposed to go back for the child, according to a Tuesday U.S. Customs and Border Protection press release. […]

Trump Issues Full Pardons To Oregon Ranchers Forced Back Into Prison Under Anti-Terror Law

Trump Issues Full Pardons To Oregon Ranchers Forced Back Into Prison Under Anti-Terror Law

 By MICHAEL BASTASCH . President Donald Trump pardoned two Oregon ranchers forced back into prison in 2016 to serve out the rest of the mandatory minimum sentence required under an anti-terrorism law. “The Hammonds are multi-generation cattle ranchers in Oregon imprisoned in connection with a fire that leaked onto a small portion of neighboring public […]

Ventura Fire Crew free Driver Trapped after Collision

Ventura Fire Crew free Driver Trapped after Collision

Units responded to a reported vehicle collision on Foothill Rd. near Court Ave. Upon arrival, Firefighters discovered a 2 vehicle collision with major front end damage to one of the vehicles and a person trapped. Firefighters used hydraulics tools to cut the vehicle away from the driver and solo occupant. Medical treatment was initiated during […]

Pure Stoke Hits Ventura Beach

Pure Stoke Hits Ventura Beach

By Lori Denman-Underhill The hot sun last weekend brought out an endless amount of families to California Street beach in Ventura. A new nonprofit — appropriately named Pure Stoke— was there to greet those who have been longing to surf. Pure Stoke’s surf instruction events are all inclusive and have been teaching at two locations […]