Articles Tagged With ‘Ventura’




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Atascadero Eagle Ranch project placed on hold

A plan to build hundreds of homes, a resort and more on the southern edge of Atascadero has been placed on hold. But despite significant opposition to the plans, the developer likely will not drop the project. Jeff and Greg... (Continue reading)

Ventura woman arrested for beating officer with big stick

A woman with a four-foot stick interrupted a traffic stop in Ventura on Saturday and attacked an officer. Despite coming in the line of fire of a Taser, the woman managed to strike the officer with the stick before getting... (Continue reading)

SLO County suspect tries to swim away from Santa Barbara police

A man with a warrant out for his arrest in San Luis Obispo County allegedly stole a vehicle from a Ventura car dealership and was tracked down by police in Santa Barbara. Officers arrested the suspect, but not before he... (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)

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)

Patient robs marijuana deliveryman in Ventura

A medical marijuana deliveryman working for a Paso Robles-based mobile dispensary was robbed while making a delivery in Ventura. Officers say one of the suspects in the robbery may have posed as a patient receiving the delivery. [KCOY] On Friday... (Continue reading)

2 injured in CVS armed robbery

Ventura police are searching for two men involved in a brutal armed robbery of a CVS store on Friday that sent two employees to the hospital. Both employees were in stable condition on Friday. At about 3:25 a.m., two mask... (Continue reading)

Has fire season hit the Central Coast?

Three fires broke out on the Central Coast Thursday amid a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures. [KEYT] An apartment fire in Santa Maria displaced 40 residents and injured three people, while a riverbed blaze in Ventura County burned more than... (Continue reading)

Central Coast hospital worker accused of sexual assault

Ventura police arrested a 37-year-old man Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a patient at a Central Coast psychiatric hospital. [CBS] Police booked Juan Pablo Valencia into the Ventura County Jail for sexual contact with a confined person, sexual penetration of... (Continue reading)

Who would set fire to a homeless man?

Ventura police are searching for three men who attempted to burn alive a homeless man, but were thwarted by the efforts of a good Samaritan. [NBC LA] Police say that 58-year-old John Frazier was sleeping near the San Buenaventura State... (Continue reading)



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