Ventura County

Suspected Thomas Fire burglar arrested by Ventura Police – Ventura County Star

STOCK PHOTO(Photo: BlakeDavidTaylor, Getty Images) A man who allegedly burglarized a home after residents evacuated due to the Thomas Fire has been arrested, the Ventura Police Department said Sunday. The incident occurred on Dec. 4, the first night the fire broke out near Thomas Aquinas College outside Santa Paula and raced toward the Ventura foothills. Residents of the home…

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Thomas Fire Sunday Evening Update: Santa Barbara Dodges Massive Bullet – Santa Barbara Independent

There was a palpable giddiness radiating from the firefighting brass who assembled in San Marcos High School auditorium Sunday evening, born of exhaustion, relief, adrenaline, and success. They’d managed to survive with astonishing little damage the hairiest, scariest daylong showdown with the Thomas Fire since it crossed the county lines a week ago. Said one…

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Injured Firefighter Battling Thomas Fire Near Ojai Airlifted to Hospital: Officials – KTLA

12-17-17 An injured fire fighter was flown out of Rose Valley this evening and taken to a hospital. These fire fighters have been battling the #ThomasFire going on weeks now, in very unforgiving wind and terrain. pic.twitter.com/rB2cXFI2ve — VenturaCoAirUnit (@VCAirUnit) December 18, 2017 An injured firefighter battling the Thomas Fire near Ojai was taken to…

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1800 toys given to youngsters at Rescue Mission event in Oxnard – Ventura County Star

Buy Photo Musical director Lawrence Lee performs with the Ventura County Christmas Carolers, a group of county employees who like to sing and spread holiday cheer. They are performing at the Cypress Point Assisted Living Facility in Ventura.(Photo: CHUCK KIRMAN/THE STAR)Buy Photo About 1,800 toys were given away to Ventura County’s neediest children on Saturday…

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Dos Vientos residents oppose plans to turn Newbury Park YMCA into new home of councilman's church – Ventura County Star

Buy Photo Residents of the Dos Vientos section of Newbury Park turned out in force at Tuesday night’s Thousand Oaks City Council meeting to protest plans to turn their local YMCA into the new home of Councilman and pastor Rob McCoy’s Godspeak Calvary Chapel.(Photo: MIKE HARRIS/THE STAR)Buy Photo Many residents of the Dos Vientos section…

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Ventura to consider final four City Council district maps – Ventura County Star

Two of the final maps Ventura is considering for its City Council districts.(Photo: CONTRIBUTED MAPS) It’s down to four maps. And one of the four maps will determine the boundaries of Ventura’s City Council seats from 2018 until at least the next census. On Monday night, the council will debate the maps, which were selected from the 33 submitted by…

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Santa Barbara Airport in Normal Operations – Santa Barbara Edhat

Update by the Santa Barbara Airport11:45 a.m., December 17, 2017 Flight operations remain normal at Santa Barbara Airport.  In the early morning hours, four flights were cancelled due to the scheduled aircraft not being at the Airport overnight for the first departures of the day.  Normal arrivals have since restored schedules, however, the Airport recommends that travelers…

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