Ventura County California

A bulldozer clears a firebreak near a wildfire burning along a hillside, Thousand Oaks, California. (AP Photo)

Winds ease but Ventura County wildfire threat remains

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — Santa Ana winds that sent a Southern California wildfire barreling to the sea have died but flames are still running through coastal canyons, threatening scattered homes and wilderness. Large-scale evacuations were […]

05/03/2013

Farm workers pick crops with Springs Fire in background. (AP Photo)

10,000 acre wildfire burns 15-mile path to Pacific

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California wildfire carving a path to the sea grew to more than 15 square miles and crews prepared Friday for another bad day of gusting winds and searing weather. […]

05/03/2013

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Wildfire burns along the 101 freeway

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire sparked in dry brush on a ridge next to a Ventura County freeway is moving towards homes in a suburban community. The Ventura County Fire Department says the blaze […]

05/02/2013

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.

04/09/2013

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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.

04/09/2013

2 missing, suicidal teens found safe in California

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Ventura County authorities say two missing, suicidal teenagers have been found safe in a recreational vehicle behind a friend’s house.

04/05/2013

Gavin Smith, missing movie executive. (AP Photo)

Missing LA-area movie exec now believed murdered

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The 10-month search for a movie executive has gone from a missing persons investigation to a murder investigation, and a convicted drug dealer has been named a person of interest.

03/15/2013

Bear attacks woman walking her dogs near Ojai

  OJAI, Calif. (AP) — A woman played dead and escaped with minor injuries when a bear attacked her as she walked her dogs in Ventura County. State Fish and Game spokesman Andrew Hughan tells […]

10/19/2012

Freeway chase underway

A car is leading California Highway Patrol officers on a chase on the southbound Ventura (101) Freeway in the western San Fernando Valley, according to the CHP. The pursuit began in Ventura County.

09/28/2012

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