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Rat poison found in afflicted feline's system – Ventura County Star

April 2, 2017 2:56:27 am | 0 Comments

CLOSE In December 2015, National Park Service researchers started tracking a bobcat using a GPS collar. Dubbed B-332, he died about a year later at age 3. An analysis of his body offers insights for researchers — and they don’t like what they found. Steve Byerly A 3-year-old male bobcat being tracked by researchers was…

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Port Hueneme apartment fire put out before anyone was hurt – KEYT

April 2, 2017 12:27:00 am | 0 Comments

Port Hueneme Apartment fire leads to… PORT HUENEME, Calif. – Just five weeks after a Port Hueneme apartment fire left a father and son dead, another apartment fire broke out. It started after 2 a.m., on Saturday at a complex on the 400 block of E. Clara St.  Ventura County Fire  Capt. Marisol Rodriguez said…

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Oak View man arrested after motorcycle chase – Ventura County Star

April 1, 2017 11:11:34 pm | 0 Comments

Ventura Police Department(Photo: STAR FILE PHOTO) An Oak View man was arrested after he led Ventura police officers on a pursuit, authorities said. The incident began at 11:24 p.m. Friday when an officer patrolling a shopping center in the 4700 block of Telephone Road spotted a motorcyclist in the parking lot, Ventura police said. The…

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Bus Schedule Changes Coming Up – Santa Barbara Independent

April 1, 2017 11:00:17 pm | 0 Comments

Santa Barbara’s bus systems will be altering some routes and is holding meetings in advance to discuss them with the public. The changes are partly the result of funding losses and also because ridership continues to fall, as it has across the nation, said Hillary Blackerby, spokesperson for Metropolitan Transit District (MTD). Five meetings take…

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Santa Barbara Polar Plungers Get to Freezin' for a Special Olympics Reason – Noozhawk

April 1, 2017 10:20:27 pm | 0 Comments

Public safety, criminal justice teams jump into the ocean off Leadbetter Beach in 3rd annual fundraiser for local Special Olympics athletes South Coast residents jumped into the Pacific Ocean on Saturday for the third annual Polar Plunge, enduring the chilly water in a benefit for the Special Olympics Southern California-Santa Barbara Region. Knee-high, waist-high or…

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Gallery: St. John's seminary opens its doors – Ventura County Star

April 1, 2017 10:15:53 pm | 0 Comments

None Helen Schroeder, left, and her husband, Christopher Schroeder, pray and take photos inside the historic chapel at St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo during an open house Saturday. JUAN CARLO/THE STAR

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Porter Ranch residents push for Senate bill that would keep Aliso Canyon facility closed – KABC-TV

April 1, 2017 8:50:15 pm | 0 Comments

NORTHRIDGE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — About 100 people from Porter Ranch attended a meeting in Northridge Saturday regarding a Senate bill that could keep the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility closed. Residents and activist groups headed to the meeting and plan to go to Sacramento on Tuesday where Senate Bill 57 will be heard by…

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Kyle Wade's Strong Pitching Leads SBCC Past Hancock – Noozhawk

April 1, 2017 8:34:18 pm | 0 Comments

Kyle Wade struck out 10 and gave up for hits in SBCC’s win over Hancock. (Dave Loveton photo) By Dave Loveton, SBCC Sports Information Specialist | April 1, 2017 | 7:26 p.m. Kyle Wade held Hancock to no runs on four hits with a season-high 10 strikeouts on Saturday as SBCC blanked the Bulldogs 9-0…

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Carpinteria Creates Car-Free Zone for Inaugural Open Streets Festival – Noozhawk

April 1, 2017 8:04:50 pm | 0 Comments

Sprawling block party of activities, food and music aimed at promoting fitness, exercise and alternative transportation Sometimes, it’s all right to play in the street. Under a bright blue sky, that was the case in Carpinteria on Saturday when almost 100 organizations, businesses and community groups gathered to participate in the Open Streets festival. Residents…

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Crews confront garage fire in Camarillo – Ventura County Star

April 1, 2017 7:06:57 pm | 0 Comments

Ventura County Fire Department(Photo: STAR FILE PHOTO) Crews batted a garage fire at a Camarillo home on Saturday night, officials said. The blaze was reported at 7:44 p.m. at a single-story home in the 100 block of Camino Ruiz, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Firefighters on the scene reported the garage was well-involved…

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