Ventura County

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Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $1.2M Sold In Thousand Oaks

A Powerball ticket sold at a 7-Eleven convenience store matched five of the six winning numbers and is worth more than $1.2 million, according to California Lottery officials.


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Ventura County Named Most Desirable Place To Live Nationwide

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has named Ventura County the most desirable place to live in America.


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Boy Who Went Missing In Ojai Found Safe

Search and rescue crews have located the missing boy, who has since been reunited with family, authorities report.


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Firefighters Continue To Battle More Than 20 Wildfires In California

Firefighters continued to battle a 250-acre brush fire on Monday near Ojai.


San Como Ln. in Camarillo Springs (credit: Ventura Co. Sheriff)

Residents Recently Hit By Slides Worry As Talk Of El Nino System Grows

The community shares a growing frustration that the city still has no permanent plan to protect their homes from the large hill behind them, which was the burn area of the 2013 Springs fire.


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Ventura County Couple Loses Bid To Keep 5 Potbellied Pigs

The Ventura County Star says commissioners voted Thursday against allowing a La Conchita couple to keep five potbellied pigs. County law considers them farm animals and bars them from the beach community.


Actor Tom Selleck attends the 2nd Annual Paleyfest of 'Blue Bloods' at the Paley Center For Media on October 18, 2014 in New York, New York. (credit: Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)

California Water District OKs Tom Selleck’s Settlement Offer

A Southern California water district voted Wednesday night to accept Tom Selleck’s offer of more than $21,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing the “Magnum, P.I.” star of taking water he wasn’t entitled to for his 60-acre ranch.


Actor Tom Selleck attends the 2nd Annual Paleyfest of 'Blue Bloods' at the Paley Center For Media on October 18, 2014 in New York, New York. (credit: Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)

Water District Confirms Tentative Settlement In Tom Selleck Water Dispute

Actor Tom Selleck has reached a tentative settlement with a water district over allegations he stole truckloads of water during California’s historic drought.


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CHP In Pursuit Of Reckless Driver From Ventura County To Culver City

The pursuit reportedly began in Ventura County.


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Sea Lion Experts Believe Was Intentionally Impaled With Sharp Metal Object Rescued In Oxnard

A large sea lion that was impaled by a gaff and left to die was rescued Tuesday night in Oxnard.


Dr. Ellen Crowe and her husband have both been charged in the death of an 88-year-old woman. (credit: Ventura County Sheriff's Dept.)

Thousand Oaks Doctor, Her Unlicensed Husband Held In Death Of 88-Year-Old Woman

Authorities say Dr. Crowe and McQuillan own and operate a business known as House Call Doctor Thousand Oaks .


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Beat The Drought: How To Use Water From Your Washer For Your Lawn

Reusing waste water is one way the agency hopes people will help comply with California’s new and strict drought policies.


Rescue dogs like this one are saving lives in Nepal. The dogs got their training in the Southland. (credit: Search Dog Foundation)

Only On 2: Dogs Rescuing People Under Collapsed Rubble In Nepal Got Their Training In The Southland

After about nine months of training, the dogs are paired with their handlers, usually firefighters.


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Water District In Camarillo Opens $10 Million Plant That Will Turn Saltwater Into Drinking Water

A small water district in Ventura County is taking big steps to help with the state’s drought emergency by turning saltwater into drinking water.


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Teachers At Parochial School Say Contracts Not Renewed For Refusing To Prove Consistent Church Attendance

Two teachers at a Ventura County school say their contracts weren’t renewed when they refused to fill out a “pastoral reference.”