Ventura County fire contained, mop up underway

FILLMORE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have fully contained the remnants of a wind-driven wildfire that burned two homes and threatened more than 100 others in rural Ventura County.



Ventura County fire evacuations lifted, winds ease

FILLMORE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters in rural Ventura County say a wind-whipped wildfire is 80% contained. Easing winds on Tuesday gave a team of about 400 firefighters a chance to douse the 170-acre wildfire that burned two homes and threatened 160 others.


500-year-old oak tree collapses on homes

FILLMORE, Calif. (AP) – A huge oak tree estimated by some to be about 500 years old has collapsed and damaged three Southern California homes. A woman was injured slightly when the oak crashed into […]


SoCal town removes palms to lure filmmakers

FILLMORE, Calif. (AP) – The tiny Southern California town of Fillmore has removed 20 palm trees from downtown sidewalks in hopes of luring more filmmakers. Film Commission Chairwoman Catherine Elias tells the Ventura County Star […]



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