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City of Oxnard’s 14th Homicide of the Year

City of Oxnard’s 14th Homicide of the Year

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release On December 13, 2018 at approximately 4:22 p.m., Oxnard Police Officers responded to a call for service regarding gunshots in the 300 block of Magnolia Avenue.  When officers arrived, they located an injured male subject with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim, a 29 year-old Hispanic male, […]

Vehicle Theft Problem Continues for Oxnard; #NotThisCarOxnard Campaign

Vehicle Theft Problem Continues for Oxnard;  #NotThisCarOxnard  Campaign

In the spirit of Informing, Educating and Empowering our community, the Oxnard Police Department (OPD) would like to remind the residents of Oxnard of a continuing crime trend citywide.  The Oxnard Police Department has had over 750 vehicles reported stolen over the past year (overwhelmingly 1990’s Honda sedans) which is a 9.2 % increase from […]

Oxnard | Auto Theft Suspect Arrested

Oxnard | Auto Theft Suspect Arrested

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release On 12/11/18, at approximately 1:05 p.m., officers located a stolen Kia Sedona van in the 400 block of east Pleasant Valley Road.  The driver, Jairo Perez, 32 years old, was contacted and arrested for vehicle theft and receiving stolen property.  Perez’s criminal history shows that he has been […]

New homeowners close on their Habitat homes in Oxnard just in time for the Holidays

New homeowners close on their Habitat homes in Oxnard just in time for the Holidays

For many, “home for the holidays” means hanging lights or lighting candles, giving gifts, and sharing a meal with family and friends. This year, for six families in Oxnard it means moving into a home built by the families themselves alongside over 1,000 volunteers. Last month, Habitat celebrated with six deserving families in La Colonia, […]

The PACC Welcomes Nonprofits to Apply for Rental Credit

The PACC Welcomes Nonprofits to Apply for Rental Credit

Oxnard, CA – The PACC has announced its annual rental credit program and welcomes 501c3 nonprofits in good standing within the City of Oxnard to apply. Details on eligibility, the current application, sample grant, and scoring rubrics are all available on The PACC’s website: oxnardperformingarts.com/rental-information. Applications are due January 31, 2019. The mission of the […]

Oxnard | 53rd Annual Parade of Lights Winners Announced

Oxnard | 53rd Annual Parade of Lights Winners Announced

One of the smallest entries garnered the biggest prize at the Channel Islands Harbor’s 53rd Annual Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 8th. Cruzin Tiki, a 16-foot tiki bar vessel owned by Keith and Arlene Beckwith of Oxnard, took home the Sweepstakes prize, which goes to the entry with the highest overall score at the […]

Oxnard | Series of Armed Robberies

Oxnard | Series of Armed Robberies

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release A series of armed robberies occurred on various residential streets in south Oxnard during the hours of 8:15 PM and 9:00 PM.  One or two suspects were involved in the crimes, with one in possession of a large knife.  In each incident, the suspects arrived and fled in […]

Whale Watching Season Begins in Oxnard!

Whale Watching Season Begins in Oxnard!

Oxnard, CA – It’s that time of year to catch a glimpse of nature during Whale Watching Season taking place off the coast of Oxnard.  The season officially begins the day after Christmas, December 26 and continues through mid to late April 2019. Both Island Packers, Ventura County’s official concessionaire to the Channel Islands National […]

Drug Overdoses in the City of Oxnard

Drug Overdoses in the City of Oxnard

In the United States, approximately 115 people die each day as the result of overdosing from opioids. The addiction to pain relievers such as Hydrocodone, Oxycontin, Roxicodone has caused a dramatic increase in heroin use nationally and in Ventura County. Heroin is cheaper and a more readily available alternative to opioid pills.  Heroin is often […]

Oxnard’s 53rd Parade of Lights | Pictures are Worth a Thousand Words

Oxnard’s 53rd Parade of Lights | Pictures are Worth a Thousand Words

By Debra Tash From cartoon characters, floating Tiki bars, to patriotic displays, Oxnard’s annual Channel Islands Harbor Parade of Lights wowed crowds lined up on either side of the harbor and along the bridges spanning the water.  Here are just a few of the spectacular entries from last night’s show of holiday cheer. This is […]

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