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In its last meeting of 2013, the Fillmore City Council chose its mayor for next year and approved 3 percent increases in residents' sewer and water bills.
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JUAN CARLO/THE STAR Firefighters battle a brush fire Tuesday in Moorpark near the Rustic Canyon Golf Course.
Mandarins growing in Ventura County have risen in value, and packing and shipping houses here may soon undergo inspections, thanks to freezing conditions affecting citrus crops in the Central Valley.
Dubbed the "Happy Camp Fire," the blaze was burning in a grassy area near Happy Camp Canyon Road, said Ventura County Fire Department Spokesman Mike Lindbery.
A brush fire erupted early Tuesday morning near Moorpark in Ventura County, scorching about 50 acres.
Ventura County Fire spokesman Bill Nash says the blaze was sparked about 2 a.m. Tuesday near a housing development, ranching property and a golf course in Moorpark.
Gusty winds will continue throughout Ventura County until Tuesday afternoon and a freeze warning will remain in effect until 9 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
State regulators have told a Simi Valley psychiatrist he can no longer practice medicine and that his request for a rehearing has been denied, an attorney said Monday.
There is still a freeze warning for interior sections of Ventura County, and the high desert is looking at a hard freeze.
Doug Messner donated to Bellringer this year in memory of his friend, Douglas Baisch, who had a story and good joke to tell at every occasion.
Raymond Morua, seen here making a speech in 2012, has lost his job as an aide to Rep. Lois Capps after being charge with felony DUI and hit-and-run stemming from an accident Friday that critically injured a Santa Barbara woman.
The McCune Foundation has awarded almost $330,000 for community organizing and social justice projects in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dec. 08--Ventura police officers used to use pushpins to map crimes in the different beats of the city.
Last week, Ventura County's major tree growers opened their "choose and cut" sites for the holiday season, and environmental messages are featured prominently in their sales strategy.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dec. 07--Wedding and event planner Debbie Copsey liked what she saw at The Gardens at the Los Robles Greens Golf Course in Thousand Oaks.
This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star Homeless pups from throughout Ventura County are the focus at the fourth anniversary celebration for Camp Bow Wow Agoura Hills, the premiere doggy day camp, training and overnight camp.