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Affordable housing project in the works in Camarillo
CAMARILLO, Calif. (KABC) -- Affordable housing is in the works for Camarillo. The city is eyeing the site of a former construction supply store. The 2.52-acre site would become 75 units of low-income housing. The site is down the street from the Camarillo Metrolink station.
2 ex-deputies tell of ‘near-misses’ with patrol car floor mats
Two former El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies have confirmed they felt they were in danger due to unsafe floor mats in their patrol car — the same mats that the family and friends of an officer who died in a 1991 crash blame for his death.
"The Perfect Firestorm; The Thomas Fire Story" screens at Museum of Ventura County
VENTURA, Calif. - December is the one year anniversary of the Thomas Fire and a documentary called The Perfect Firestorm is out. Caps Media created the film and has screened it several times at the Museum of Ventura County.
Japanese 'tsunami fish' found off the California coast seven years later
In March 2011, Japan experienced a massive tsunami that was the aftermath of a 9.1 earthquake, the largest the country has ever experienced. It resulted in the deaths of an estimated 29,000 people and caused approximately $235 billion in damages, making it the deadliest natural disaster in history.
Warm, friendly family spot with great food in Camarillo
RESTAURANT SPOTLIGHT /// Agave Maria’s Restaurant and Cantina. ’Tis the season to be with family and friends, sharing old memories, making new ones and eating great food. If you’re looking for a local spot to do all three, Agave Maria’s Restaurant and Cantina in Camarillo is a super place to go.
The Land of Sweets comes to Camarillo
There’s something magical about Christmas Eve, those quiet hours in which anything seems possible. Perhaps a visit from “a little old driver so lively and quick”? And why not a dance in the Land of Sweets?
Man dies in crash following deadly California rampage
PORTERVILLE, Calif. – A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California's Central Valley died Monday during a high-speed highway chase during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars, authorities said.
Anderson .Paak Treats "Tints" With Vertical Video Shot By His Son
A few weeks ago, Anderson .Paak delivered on the textured music video for his Kendrick Lamar-assisted "Tints" select found on his most recent Oxnard album. Now, he's doubled down on a new perspective, offering a vertical video shot by his son Soul, who took his father's phone for a joy ride behind-t
Police search for Ventura Autozone armed robbery suspect
VENTURA, Calif. - Police are searching for the suspect involved in an armed robbery at a Ventura Autozone. According to the Ventura Police Department, the robbery was reported just before 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Autozone on the 2600 block of Main Street. The suspect was armed with a rifle and took c
Search is on for suspects in two fatal shootings
VENTURA, Calif. - Candles, flowers, beers and a cigarette are part of a makeshift memorial where a young man was fatally shot in Ventura on Friday night. Police said it happened near the intersection of Peacock Ave. and Hummingbird St.
Christmas Tree Lane in Oxnard celebrating 25 years
OXNARD, Calif. - A well-known neighborhood in Oxnard is celebrating 25 years of Christmas displays. Around the holidays“F” and “G” Street in Oxnard are known as Christmas Tree Lane. Ten festive blocks on two streets that light up the city sky.
Advisories in Place for L.A., Ventura Counties as High Surf Pounds California Coast
Large waves made their way to the California coast Monday morning amid high surf warnings and watches that were scheduled to remain in place into Tuesday. Mark Mester reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Dec. 17, 2018.
Open and Shut: Slate Bistro unveils new decor, menu at familiar Camarillo address
Camarillo restaurateur Vince Pillard wasn’t kidding about starting with a clean slate. When his aptly named Slate Bistro & Craft Bar opened Dec. 2 at the old Safire American Bistro space in the Mission Oaks Plaza, patrons had to look hard for signs of the former restaurant. (I found one remnant in t
Lawsuit claims Camarillo nursing home evicts residents when Medicare coverage expires
A Camarillo nursing home faces a lawsuit alleging it evicts residents as soon as their Medicare coverage for short-term care expires, bypassing the notices, medical evaluations and other steps required by federal and state law.
Gardening and fellowship offered at Growing Works nursery near Camarillo
Earlier this year, a nonprofit and the Ventura County government got together and launched a program that brings horticulture experience and job training to people who have a mental illness.
Masked man with rifle robs Ventura auto parts store, less than 3 weeks after similar crime
A man armed with a rifle whose face was hidden under a cloth mask reportedly robbed an auto parts store in midtown Ventura Sunday night, the second time in less than three weeks the business has been robbed in that fashion.
Camarillo appoints former Port Hueneme city manager as administrative services director
A former Port Hueneme interim city manager has been hired for a top post in Camarillo. Carmen Nichols, 45, of Camarillo, who most recently worked as the deputy city manager of Goleta, was appointed the new administrative services director by Camarillo City Manager Dave Norman.
Hundreds celebrate life, coaching legacy of Lou Cvijanovich at Santa Clara High
Saint Lou filled the gymnasiums at Santa Clara High one final time on Saturday afternoon in Oxnard. Hundreds packed into Friedrich Pavilion and Cvijanovich Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon to celebrate the life of legendary coach Lou Cvijanovich, who died on Nov. 24 at 92 years old.
Man robbed, battered at Oxnard mobile home park
A man parking his car at a mobile home park in south Oxnard was robbed and battered by a trio of teenagers, authorities said Saturday. The robbery was reported around 6:48 p.m. Friday at the Pleasant Valley Mobile Home Park at 250 E. Pleasant Valley Road, just east of Saviers Road, according to the
Armed robber strikes convenience store in Ventura
Ventura police investigated the armed robbery of a convenience store Saturday night. The incident was reported at 9:41 p.m. at Circle K, 1001 S. Petit Ave. A male entered wearing a mask and wielding a handgun, police said. He demanded money from the clerk, who gave the robber an undisclosed amount o