Wildfires Continue To Burn Across Southern California, As Red Flag Warning Remains In EffectThe 2019 wildfire season had been relatively quiet in Southern California until a strong Santa Ana wind event hit the area Oct. 9 sparking a number of brush fires that grew as wind gusts increased and relative humidity decreased.
Wendy Fire Holding At 90 Acres, 25 Percent Containment ReportedAnother fire has broken out Thursday night — this time in the Newbury Park area of Ventura County.
New Gender Diversity Curriculum For Elementary Students Leaves Some Oak Park Parents UpsetA school district in Ventura County will start teaching gender diversity for children in kindergarten through fifth grade to create a more inclusive environment for students, but some parents said they were not happy with the new curriculum.
2 Killed In Small Plane Crash At Camarillo AirportThe plane crashed off the runway in a grass field, the fire department reported.
Body Found In Angeles National Forest ID'ed As Murdered Ventura County RoommateThe remains were initially investigated as an unidentified homicide victim. When detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office became aware of the discovery, they worked with Los Angeles County agencies to identify the remains as Houston Auer.
3 Gang Members Arrested For Selling Riverside 16-Year-Old For Sex In Ventura CountyThree known gang members have been arrested and charged in connection with selling a 16-year-old girl from the Riverside area for sex in Ventura County.
Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying Canadian Satellites Launches Successfully From Vandenberg Air Force BaseHawthorne-based SpaceX is scheduled to launch the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the RADARSAT Constellation Wednesday morning during a launch window that opens at 7:17 a.m. and try to recover the rocket with a landing back at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Photos: 96-Year-Old Man Found Living Among Feces-Encrusted Furniture In Trash-Strewn Ojai HomePhotos of the filthy, rat-infested home released by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department show the abhorrent living conditions that prompted the arrest of Catherine Ann Vandermaesen, 65, on suspicion of elder and animal abuse.
Sinkhole Swallows Excavator, Driver In Ventura CountyYerba Buena Road north of Yellow Hill in the Ventura County area of the Santa Monica Mountains remains closed to traffic.
Storms Dump Nearly A Foot Of Rain On Southern CaliforniaAll evacuations in recent burn areas have been lifted. But authorities are still busy cleaning up from rock slides, creek and river overflows, and freeway flooding.
Ventura River Breaches Its Banks, Floods RV ParkParts of Ventura County have received more than 4 and a half inches of rain in the past 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service.