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Rodenticides–rat poison–to be removed from store shelves

Rodenticides–rat poison–to be removed from store shelves

Rodenticides can spread up the food chain and kill natural predators such as the mountain lion (pictured here). This month, the state’s Department of Pesticide Regulation announced it would ban the sale of dangerous rodent poisons in California retail stores. These poisons are harmful to the native food chain in the Santa Monica Mountains when […]

Presumed suicide found near Hueneme Pier

Presumed suicide found near Hueneme Pier

NEWS RELEASE On 03/28/2014 at approximately 9:56 am, ask the Oxnard Police Department received a call of a missing adult female who made suicidal statements earlier in the morning.  The female was identified as Rosita Villegas.  At approximately 10:30 am, drug Oxnard Police Department officers located Villegas’s vehicle in the parking lot of Port Hueneme […]

Pleasant Valley Road subject to one lane closures until bike lanes finished

Pleasant Valley Road subject to one lane closures until bike lanes finished

Ventura County Public Works Agency’s (VCPWA) Department of Transportation continues work to construct new bike lanes that will span five miles of Pleasant Valley Road, from Las Posas Road to the Pacific Coast Highway/Rice Avenue.  Daytime single-lane closure has taken effect until the project is finished. The scope of work includes road repair, slurry sealing, […]

Senator John Cornyn rips Schumer’s “Shield Law”

Senator John Cornyn rips Schumer’s “Shield Law”

The number two Republican in the Senate is lambasting a media “shield law” proposed by New York Democrat Sen. Chuck Schumer, potentially imperiling its shot at passage. “This is a bad idea and one whose time has not come,” Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), the Senate minority whip, told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview. “Believe […]

CA Senator Leland Yee indicted on corruption, bribery, firearms trafficking charges stemming from FBI investigation

CA Senator Leland Yee indicted on corruption, bribery, firearms trafficking charges stemming from FBI investigation

By George Miller CA State Senator Senator Leland Yee, noted for anti-Second Amendment, oil drilling restrictions, pro-affirmative action legislation and social legislation was reportedly indicted on corruption, firearms trafficking and bribery charges, announced multiple Bay area news publications this morning. His work has increased the role of state government significantly. see: https://www.google.com/#q=leland+yee+indicted Per his Wiki […]

City of Ventura files third lawsuit challenging illegal United Water District charges

City of Ventura files third lawsuit challenging illegal United Water District charges

Yesterday, hospital the City of Ventura filed a third lawsuit against the United Water Conservation District (United) for failing to establish fair and equitable rates for all ratepayers who draw water from aquifers within their boundaries. The lawsuit stems from the United Board’s approval of rates in October 2013 without following due process and cost […]

Oxnard–Beware–Two robberies committed at gunpoint

Oxnard–Beware–Two robberies committed at gunpoint

Oxnard Police Department responded to two robberies,  both involved firearms.  The first incident occurred in the 1600 Block of Jeanette Drive.  The victim was robbed of his wallet and other items.  The suspects were described as two Hispanic males, both 18-19 years of age.  One suspect was wearing a gray sweatshirt and black pants; the […]

Motorcycle down in the roadway on Foothill Road near Via Plaza–Ventura

Motorcycle down in the roadway on Foothill Road near Via Plaza–Ventura

Ventura Police patrol officers arrived at the scene and found Thomas Parker suffering from serious injuries.  During the investigation it was learned that Parker was riding his motorcycle westbound on Foothill Road when he drifted off of the right shoulder of the road, striking the curb.  He was ejected from the motorcycle.  Parker was transported […]

Fatal collision at Camino Del Sol and Rice Ave. in Oxnard

Fatal collision at Camino Del Sol and Rice Ave. in Oxnard

Shortly after six in the morning the Oxnard Police and emergency personnel responded to a call for assistance at the intersection of Camino Del Sol and Rice Avenue.  An injury traffic collision involved three vehicles. The preliminary investigation indicates that a Nissan Maxima was traveling southbound on Rice Avenue and both a Ford Escort and […]

Camarillo Police Department–30th Citizen’s Academy program open for enrollement

Camarillo Police Department–30th Citizen’s Academy program open for enrollement

On May 13, 2014, the Camarillo Police Department will begin its 30th Citizen’s Academy program. The Citizen Academy is a twelve-week course designed to give citizens an overview of the police department’s function and operational procedures.   There will be presentations by a superior court judge, K-9 officer, S.W.A.T. team members, bomb squad, narcotic officers, […]