Articles Tagged With ‘Ventura County’

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)

Tom Selleck accused of water theft

A Central Coast water district filed a suit Tuesday against Magnum PI star Tom Selleck, after a real private investigator discovered the actor allegedly stealing water from a public hydrant. [LA Times] In the lawsuit, the Calleguas Municipal Water District... (Continue reading)

Dozens injured in Ventura County train derailment

A northbound commuter train hit a produce truck injuring 28 people Tuesday morning in Ventura County near Oxnard. Rail cars skidded onto their sides and passengers were launched from their seats as the train struck the truck. Of the 49... (Continue reading)

Truck explodes at Ventura County wastewater plant

A vacuum truck exploded at a Ventura County wastewater treatment plant early Tuesday morning, causing a mysterious chemical to shoot into the air sending 37 people to the hospital. [LA Times] The explosion occurred around 3:45 a.m. while workers were... (Continue reading)

Missing San Luis Obispo man found

An San Luis Obispo man with dementia, who was reported missing Wednesday, was discovered Thursday in Ventura County. At about 2 a.m., a Ventura County Deputy observed what he thought was a drunk driver on Highway 101. The deputy pulled... (Continue reading)

Eight arrested for mortgage fraud

Federal and Ventura County authorities arrested eight people Wednesday for operating a mortgage fraud scheme that made them significant money while causing bank losses of more than $11 million. Investigators with the Ventura County District Attorney’s office discovered that members... (Continue reading)

Spring Fire rages in Ventura County

More than 28,000 acres have been charred by the Santa Ana wind fueled Springs Fire in Ventura County, but the weather has now changed and the fire is 30 percent contained, according to a report from CalFire at 7:30 a.m.... (Continue reading)

Neighboring county seeks drone site

Ventura County officials are angling for a contract with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to become one of six test sites nationwide for unmanned aerial vehicles — drones. (Sacramento Bee) A legislative committee in Sacramento is hearing testimony today regarding... (Continue reading)