Ventura County

AP
Ameera Butt
November 04, 2019 - 7:21 am
The fire is currently estimated at 9,412 acres and is 80% contained. All evacuations lifted as of Saturday at 2:00pm. Two structures were destroyed. The Maria Fire, which started Thursday night, has forced more than 8,000 people in the Somis area, west of Moorpark, out of their homes Friday morning...
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Ameera Butt
October 31, 2019 - 6:54 am
There is a fast-moving fire that broke out in Simi Valley Tuesday morning. Click to find out more about the fire. Click to find out if your home is under evacuation here . Visit http://www.vcemergency.com/ for more updates LAUSD: All Malibu campuses within the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School...
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Ventura County PD
Rebekah Sager
October 14, 2019 - 3:07 pm
An Oak Park woman has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a teen boy. Amalia Utz was arrested by the Ventura County Sheriff's Office on charges of lewd or lascivious acts with a minor, and oral copulation with a minor under the age of 16. The East County Investigations Bureau Major...
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Ventura County Sheriff's Department
June 12, 2019 - 7:00 am
A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Well, the Ventura County Sheriff's Department says the 1960s-style yellow-on-black plate had wobbly letters and numbers. Also, instead of "CALIFORNIA," it read "CALIFAS."...
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Getty
March 13, 2019 - 1:49 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) has determined that the Thomas Fire, was started by power lines coming into contact during high winds. The Thomas Fire, which started on December 4, 2017, and burned for 40 days, destroying a total of 281,893 acres,1,063 structures and...
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Jon Baird
October 10, 2018 - 9:51 am
(KNX 1070) - Investigators are still trying to figure what prompted a man, who was involved in a traffic accident in Thousand Oaks, to move toward deputies with a knife. He was shot and killed. The deputies opened fire on the man as he allegedly approached them with a knife. The incident started...
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