Ventura County

DNA Links Kidnapper, Rapist To 1980 Cold Case Murders In Ventura, Kern CountiesA man serving a life sentence for kidnapping, robbery and rape was linked by DNA as the main suspect in the cold case murders of two women in Ventura and Kern counties, authorities said Wednesday.
Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $1.2M Sold In Thousand OaksA 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.
Ventura County Named Most Desirable Place To Live NationwideThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has named Ventura County the most desirable place to live in America.
Boy Who Went Missing In Ojai Found SafeSearch and rescue crews have located the missing boy, who has since been reunited with family, authorities report.
Firefighters Continue To Battle More Than 20 Wildfires In CaliforniaFirefighters continued to battle a 250-acre brush fire on Monday near Ojai.
Residents Recently Hit By Slides Worry As Talk Of El Nino System GrowsThe 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.
Ventura County Couple Loses Bid To Keep 5 Potbellied PigsThe 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.
California Water District OKs Tom Selleck's Settlement OfferA 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.
Water District Confirms Tentative Settlement In Tom Selleck Water DisputeActor Tom Selleck has reached a tentative settlement with a water district over allegations he stole truckloads of water during California’s historic drought.
CHP In Pursuit Of Reckless Driver From Ventura County To Culver CityThe pursuit reportedly began in Ventura County.
Sea Lion Experts Believe Was Intentionally Impaled With Sharp Metal Object Rescued In OxnardA large sea lion that was impaled by a gaff and left to die was rescued Tuesday night in Oxnard.
Thousand Oaks Doctor, Her Unlicensed Husband Held In Death Of 88-Year-Old WomanAuthorities say Dr. Crowe and McQuillan own and operate a business known as House Call Doctor Thousand Oaks .