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Divers work to clear debris off California coast

CHANNEL ISLANDS, Calif. (AP) – Volunteer divers have dredged up 900 pounds of debris, a half-dozen lobster traps and 1,400 feet of trap line in an effort to clean up the ocean around California’s Channel […]

10/27/2013

Sand needed in Port Hueneme due to eroding beaches

PORT HUENEME, Calif. (AP) — For one California beach city, every grain of sand counts. Port Hueneme, home to a naval base and about 20,000 residents, is starved for sand because Congress has not allocated […]

10/24/2013

Scientists keep eye on rare plant burned in fire

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) – As plants slowly grow back at the site of this year’s Springs Fire, scientists are hoping against hope that a rare succulent found only in the Santa Monica Mountains will […]

09/30/2013

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Metrolink Memorial to be unveiled today in Chatsworth

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A memorial plaque will be unveiled at the Metrolink station in Moorpark today, the fifth anniversary of a crash in Chatsworth that killed 25 people and injured 135 others. The bronze […]

09/12/2013

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Police ID man they say shot mom, fled on tractor

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – Simi Valley police have released the name of a 29-year-old man they say killed his mother, then shot up his normally quiet suburban neighborhood before officers killed him. Police say […]

08/25/2013

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

Cooler weather aids fight against Springs wildfire

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — Cool, moist air moving into Southern California on Sunday helped firefighters build containment lines around a huge wildfire burning through coastal mountains. Fire crews took advantage of improved conditions as the […]

05/05/2013

Sea lion swims in the coast off California (AP Photo)

Stinky sea lions cause dilemma

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) – The sea lions in Ventura Harbor make a mess and stink like those at many other harbors in California but they also attract tourists so the port district has a dilemma.

03/29/2013

Hueneme council supports drone base at Point Mugu

POINT MUGU, Calif. (AP) — The Port Hueneme City Council has agreed to back a military proposal to make Naval Base Ventura County the West Coast home for a new type of unmanned aircraft.

03/06/2013

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Navy proposes drone base in Ventura County

POINT MUGU, Calif. (AP) – About 700 personnel and their families would move to Point Mugu under a military proposal to make Naval Base Ventura County the West Coast home for a drone aircraft.

02/23/2013

Puppies in a pet store

Nearly 2 dozen dogs and cats exposed to parvovirus

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Investigators say nearly two dozen dogs and cats seized at a Southern California pet store may have been exposed to parvovirus, which can be deadly if untreated.

12/31/2012

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