Ventura County Sheriff Patrol Vehicles Outfitted With New Sirens To Signal Immediate Evacuations From Natural DisastersThe warning siren will be used in all disasters, including wildfires, earthquakes and floods, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.
2 Mountain Lion Kittens Taken To New Home At Arizona Wildlife Sanctuary After Attempt To Foster ThemP-91 and P-92 were part of a big baby boom this summer in the Santa Monica Mountains. But their mother, P-67, was found dead just a few days after the kittens were discovered on July 7 in the Simi Hills, south of Simi Valley.
Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Capable Of Carrying Dengue, Zika Viruses Detected In Thousand OaksAedes aegypti mosquitos have been detected in Thousand Oaks, according to the Ventura County Environmental Health Division. The first detection of the mosquito was on Sept. 9 in Simi Valley, officials said.
P-81 First Mountain Lion Found With Genetic Abnormalities In Santa Monica MountainsFor the first time, a mountain lion has been found with physical abnormalities caused by inbreeding due to the small population of native big cats in the Santa Monica Mountains, National Park Service officials said.
Caboodle Of Kittens: 13 Mountain Lion Cubs Born In Santa Monica Mountains This SummerNational Park Service biologists who have been studying the population for 18 years say this is the first time this many mountain lion dens have been found within such a short period of time.
Bobcat, Mountain Lion Found Dead In Santa Monica Mountains Tested Positive For Several Types Of Rat PoisonThe adult female bobcat, known as B-372, is the first in 23 years to have died from the effects of anticoagulant rat poisons. P-76 is the sixth collared mountain lion to die of uncontrolled internal bleeding, and the third in the past two years.
Coronavirus: Thousand Oaks Teen Creates Face Masks With Clear Window For Lip ReadingWith so many people wearing face masks to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, people who are hard of hearing are being left in the dark because they are unable to read people’s lips.
Mountain Lion, Suspected Of Attacks On Livestock, First To Be Killed Under State 'Three-Strike' PolicyP-56 was a male mountain lion between 4 and 5 years old, and had been living in the western Santa Monica Mountains south of the 101 Freeway. He was first caught and outfitted with a GPS tracking collar in April 2017.
Fully Grown, Female Mountain Lion Added To Santa Monica Mountains StudyP-80 is the latest big cat to become part of the National Park Service’s 18-year study of the native mountain lion population.
Mourners Start Line Dancing In Honor Of Borderline Bar Shooting VictimsBut on Thursday night, Borderline Bar and Grill's parking lot also became a dance floor as line dancing broke out among the survivors, victims and their family members.
One Year Later: Thousand Oaks Remembers 12 Killed In Borderline Bar ShootingFamilies and friends Thursday marked the anniversary of a mass shooting that left twelve people dead at a Thousand Oaks country-western bar.
Healing Garden Honoring Victims, Survivors Of Borderline Bar Shooting Opens TodayA healing garden designed to honor the victims and survivors of the Borderline Bar and Grill shooting will be dedicated Thursday, exactly a year after the tragedy that left 12 people dead.
Fate Of Borderline Bar And Grill In Doubt Year After Mass ShootingA year after a mass shooting killed 12 people at what should have been a fun night of college students enjoying country music, the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks remains closed.
Cocktail Of Rat Poisons Linked To Mountain Lions Found Dead In Santa Monica MountainsA cocktail of rat poisons may have killed two mountain lions, who were found dead recently in the Santa Monica Mountains, National Park Service officials said Tuesday.
Widow Of Slain Sergeant A Pillar Of Strength For Survivors Of Borderline ShootingIt’s been almost six months since the horrific night at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, but Karen Helus has become a source of strength for the community hit hard by the tragedy, even as she grieves her husband, Sgt. Ron Helus, who died a hero in the mass shooting.