Winds Blowing Smoke From Sequoia And Kings National Park Wildfire Into Southern CaliforniaSmell that? The all-too-familiar, dreaded odor of brush fire smoke is in the air, but the source is coming wildfires burning in Northern California, hundreds of miles away.
Woman Attacked By Man On Bicycle While Walking On Ventura Bike PathThe attack was reported Wednesday at about 12:20 p.m. on the bike path alongside Highway 126, just west of Kimball Park. The woman told police the bicyclist was going westbound and had passed her, then turned around and attacked her.
Indoor Mask Mandate Back In Effect Throughout Ventura CountyAs of Monday, businesses and other public facilities throughout the county must comply with the reimposed mask mandate, which is scheduled to remain in effect until at least Sept. 19. Ventura County Public Health’s updated health order went into effect this weekend.
Mask Mandate Reinstated For Ventura County's CourthousesStarting on Monday, anyone entering a Ventura County courthouse must wear a face mask while in any public area of the courthouse, including courtrooms.
State Attorney General Will Not Pursue Criminal Charges Against Edison Over 2018 Woolsey FireThe state Attorney General's Office has completed its investigation into the 2018 Woolsey Fire and will not pursue any criminal charges against Southern California Edison over its ignition, saying there is "insufficient evidence to support a criminal prosecution."
2 Teen Girls Charged In Ventura School Arson Fire That Caused $1M In DamageThe fire has forced Mound Elementary to find alternative classroom locations for the upcoming school year.
Early-Morning Fire Ravages Classroom At Mound Elementary School In VenturaFirefighters called out to the school, 455 S. Hill Rd., at about 2:40 a.m. Thursday found a classroom in the back of the school engulfed in flames.
Ventura County Health Officials 'Strongly Recommend' Indoor Masking -- But Stop Short Of Issuing Mask MandateVentura County residents were urged to wear masks indoors in settings like grocery or retail stores, theaters, and family entertainment centers, while businesses were asked to expect universal masking for customers entering the indoor areas of their businesses to protect themselves and the business’ employees.
Recent String Of Arson Fires Appear To Target Farm Equipment In Ventura, OxnardThe latest arson fire happened Monday at about 11 p.m. in the agricultural fields next to the 2100 block of Knoll Drive. Firefighters responding to the scene found large flames and so much smoke that it was visible from most of Ventura and Oxnard.
1 Killed, 2 Injured In Solo-Vehicle Crash In Ventura; Driver Arrested For DUI, ManslaughterThe crash happened at about 3:30 a.m. Monday along the southbound 101 Freeway at the Main Street offramp. First responders on the scene found a single vehicle down an embankment with major damage.
Wallet Containing $5 Grateful Dead Ticket, Photos Of Late Mother Returned To Owner After Being Lost In Ventura Majestic Theater For 46 YearsThe discovery of a wallet at a Ventura theater undergoing renovation turned out to be a precious gift for its owner.
Ventura County Could Enter Yellow Tier On June 2The county’s adjusted case rates have dropped to 1.5 new cases per 100,000 people, from 2.4, and the overall test positivity rate has dropped from 1% to .7%, according to Ventura County public health officials.
Metrolink's Ventura County Line Will Offer Saturday Service Starting May 29Metrolink announced Monday its Ventura County Line, which connects Moorpark and Simi Valley with stations in the San Fernando Valley and Union Station, will operate on Saturdays beginning May 29.
Man Approached, Stabbed In Suspected Hate Crime In VenturaTyler Clark of Ventura is in jail after being accused of stabbing a suspect in a racist attack.
Quarantine Declared On Toxic Mussels Harvested Along California CoastConsumers are also being warned not to eat any mussels, clams, or whole scallops they have caught in the waters off Ventura County due to dangerous levels of domoic acid that have been detected in mussels sampled from the area.