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Armando Chavez will not be charged by D.A. even though he conducted autopsies without a medical license

Armando Chavez will not be charged by D.A. even though he conducted autopsies without a medical license

In May 2015, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office learned of serious allegations regarding the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office including practicing medicine without a license, conflict of interest, misappropriation of public funds, and fraud. Today, the District Attorney’s Office is releasing a 50-page public report detailing the scope and results of the investigation. An […]

Ventura Harbor closing impact is serious- help is on the way

Ventura Harbor closing impact is serious- help is on the way

By George Miller For the first time in decades, Ventura Harbor has been closed, since Friday, to entry and exit traffic, which has created havoc for commercial businesses. This is no fault of any government or human. It is El Niño. Even in the best of times, an elaborate system of breakwaters, jetties and regular […]

Ventura County’s newest Hi-Tech Harrington Elementary School Ribbon Cutting

Ventura County’s newest Hi-Tech Harrington Elementary School Ribbon Cutting

By George Miller The new Norma Harrington Elementary School is open for business, as was announced at this 1-21-16 event.  Actually, teachers, conscripted relatives (including this reporter) and staff moved their stuff into the new building in December then classes started right after the Christmas holiday shutdown. But this was the official opening. Why a new school? […]

Simi Valley man sentenced to 11 years for Solicitation to Murder

Simi Valley man sentenced to 11 years for Solicitation to Murder

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Superior Court Judge Gilbert Romero sentenced Brandon Michael Adams (DOB 8/9/84), of Simi Valley, to 11 years in state prison. The jury found Adams guilty of solicitation of murder, in violation of Penal Code section 653f(b), conspiracy to commit identity theft, in violation of Penal Code section […]

Charges filed in Planned Parenthood arson — Defendant’s ex-girlfriend employed at facility

Charges filed in Planned Parenthood arson — Defendant’s ex-girlfriend employed at facility

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Alvaro Perez (DOB 5-8-91), of Oxnard, has been charged with two counts of arson pursuant to Penal Code section 451(c) and Penal Code section 451(d) as well as one count of stalking pursuant to Penal Code section 646.9. The charges stem from the September 30, 2015, fire […]

Ventura County D.A.: Justifiable homicide in shooting of ‘Crimies’ gang member by Santa Paula PD

Ventura County D.A.: Justifiable homicide in shooting of ‘Crimies’ gang member by Santa Paula PD

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the review by the District Attorney’s Office of the circumstances surrounding the July 28, 2012, shooting of Edgar Garcia by Santa Paula Police Officer Hector Ramirez has been completed. The full report, authored by Senior Deputy District Attorney Linda Groberg, is available on the Ventura County District […]

Not A Drop of Water Conserved in Flood Control Planned for the Santa Clara River

Not A Drop of Water Conserved in Flood Control Planned for the Santa Clara River

By Nina Danza, PE This time next year El Nino will be a thing of the past and so will the water that could have been stored for sustaining population and our local environment. The rains are Ventura and Oxnard’s virtually only source of drinking water. Every technique we use to obtain water in the […]

Finding Rover: New app helps locate wayward pet

Finding Rover: New app helps locate wayward pet

Finding Rover App uses #FacialRecognition technology to reunite #LOSTdogs with their owners. You don’t need to own a pet to have the software. Just use the App IF you ever find a Stray dog! Cool, eh? ___________________________________________ Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE  *Scroll down to post a comment

Get assistance paying utility bills

Get assistance paying utility bills

The recent cold weather has created an increase in applications for utility assistance through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). Community Action of Ventura County recently received a contract extension to insure heating and electric assistance is available to all in need, during this forecasted El Niño, which has already brought frost level temperatures to […]

Ventura County Board of Supervisors: Nurses and Sand

Ventura County Board of Supervisors: Nurses and Sand

By Sheryl Hamlin VCMC Staff Shortage and Pay Issues The Public Comments section of any governmental meeting often yields information not necessarily found on the public agenda. This was true at the regularly scheduled Ventura County Board of Supervisors Meeting on December 8, 2015. The video of the meeting can be seen here. Public comments […]

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