Articles Tagged With ‘Ventura County’




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Stabbing outside California mosque leads to hate crime charges

Police arrested a Southern California man on hate crime charges after he allegedly stabbed a Muslim man who was leaving a mosque with his family. [KABC] On Saturday night, John Matteson, 29, and an unidentified suspect tried to enter a... (Continue reading)

Cross-county Central Coast chase ends in fiery wreck

An approximately 100-mile police chase that spanned large portions of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties ended in a fiery crash in Oxnard Tuesday. A man driving a stolen vehicle with paper license plates led officers from the city of Ventura... (Continue reading)

Illegal marijuana grow utilized stolen water

The owners of a multi-million dollar illegal marijuana grow in Ventura County allegedly stole water to irrigate the pot plants from a nearby mountain. [KCOY] On Friday, Ventra County Sheriff deputies raided the 80 acre operation outside Fillmore that included... (Continue reading)

New area code coming to San Luis Obispo County

The California Public Utilities Commission is planning to introduce a new area code to the 805, which includes most of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, as well as small portions of Monterey and Kern counties. The 805... (Continue reading)

Thousands of gallons of oil spill in Ventura

Nearly 30,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from a Ventura pipeline in Hall Canyon early Thursday morning. The oil traveled down a gorge that leads to the beach, but firefighters prevented the crude from spilling into the ocean. Around 5:30... (Continue reading)

Two die as homebuilt plane crashes in Ventura County

A homebuilt plane crashed in a lemon orchard in Ventura County Saturday afternoon, killing both of the people onboard. The crash occurred in Santa Paula, just north of the city of Ventura. [KABC] On the way down, the plane collided... (Continue reading)

California wildfire could lead to landslides

Officials are warning of possible landslides on hills north of Ventura that were burned by a wildfire over the weekend. The potential landslides could threaten nearby railroad tracks, Highway 101 and Highway 1. [Fox News] Ventura County fire Capt. Mike... (Continue reading)

Venomous snakes hit Central California shores

Several highly venomous sea snakes were spotted last week on a beach near Oxnard in Ventura County. On Thursday, a dead yellow-bellied sea snake was spotted on Silver Strand State Beach. On Friday, a surfer discovered a lethargic sea snake... (Continue reading)

Arsonists set fire to California Planned Parenthood

Arsonists used gasoline to set fire to a Thousand Oaks Planned Parenthood office Wednesday night, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. [LA Times] At about 11:30 p.m., a fire alarm sounded at the Planned Parenthood office in the 1200... (Continue reading)

Shark bites kayaker’s foot

A hammerhead shark bit the foot of a kayaker fishing in the waters off California’s Central Coast on Saturday. [Fox] At about 2:30 p.m., the kayaker was 1.5 miles from the Malibu shore when a 10-foot hammerhead shark bit a... (Continue reading)



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