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  1. Armed Robber in A Devil Mask Strikes TwiceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    An armed robber wearing a "red devil" mask struck twice in one night in Ventura, and police are asking for the public's help in apprehending him. Around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, the robber approached a man in a Ventura College parking lot, brandished a handgun and demanded his belongings.

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  2. What it's like to free the innocentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Michael Hanline leaves the Ventura County Jail on Monday with attorney Alex Simpson, right, and California Innocence Project director Justin Brooks in Ventura, Calif. on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.

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  3. '3-mile plume of toxic smoke': VC Sheriff declares emergency in wake of SCWW blasts, firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Paula Times

    BREAKING NEWS: Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean has declared a local emergency in the November 18 chemical explosions and fires that occurred at Santa Clara Waste Water in an unincorporated area of Santa Paula. The explosions on Mission Rock Road left dozens injured and is still the scene of sample gathering as officials from county, state and federal agencies try to discover just what ignited - and why.

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  4. Find the Perfect Presents in VenturaCountyWestRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR Log

    ... Just about every type of gift, in all price ranges, can be discovered in VenturaCountyWest. PRLog - Nov. 26, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- With the holidays upon us, you may be feeling the pressure to find those perfect , gifts for the ones you love. No ...

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  5. Bevan, Hayes and Britten Honored by the AVCA as All-South Central Region SelectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MyHighPlains.com

    ... Central Region player of the Year, registered one of the best seasons in recent memory for the Lady Buffs as the Ventura, California native led the LSC in kills during the regular season. Bevan finished the season with 491 kills to average 3.81 per ...

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  6. If you love a parade, Ventura's holiday extravaganza will light up your lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    For those of you who love a parade, the Ventura is staging one you won't want to miss. It's the city's 38th Annual Ventura Harbor Boat Parade of Lights and Fireworks , Friday & Saturday, December 12 and 13, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. complete with a bonus Winter Wonderland & Holiday Marketplace on Saturday, December 13 2014 from 1- 5 p.m. The double day festival features decorated boats, a Parade of Lights Carnival & Rides on the Ventura Harbor Village Main Lawn, visits by Santa & Mrs. Claus for last minutes gift requests at the Carousel Stage and waterfront dining.

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  7. Note WorthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ventura County Reporter

    ... Fuego which previously was Crave Lounge and before that The Drink , and who can even remember before that, is now Ventura Beach Club which is only a music venue on Fridays since Hi Hat Entertainment relocated there from Yolie's. VBC is a much better ...

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  8. Get into the grooveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ventura County Reporter

    ... area record stores also sell refurbished stereo equipment and a few, such as the new Jockamo Records in downtown Ventura, sell USB turntables that allow you to copy music to your devices. For a complete list of Black Friday releases, visit ...

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  9. Spanning generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ventura County Reporter

    After a career in the U.S. Navy followed by launching a business in custodial service, Clarence Brueckner finds his greatest reward at age 77 as a volunteer maintenance worker for a charitable organization that helps young women overcome drug and alcohol addictions. "I consider myself retired but I spend a lot of time at Teen Challenge," Brueckner said in reference to the nonprofit that sits on 143 acres nestled in the Ventura foothills.

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  10. State Urged to Fix Fatally Flawed 9-1-1 SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... family's residence on Tinker Way is less than a mile from a fire station, the call was routed 30 miles south to a Ventura California Highway Patrol dispatcher because it was made on a cell phone. The call was then transferred to the Santa Barbara ...

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  11. Ventura County Public Works Agency wraps first phase of J Street Drain ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PR Log

    PRLog - Nov. 25, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Ventura County Public Works Agency's Watershed Protection District will complete the first phase of a multi-million dollar, four-phase project to improve the 2.2-mile-long J Street Drain running through the City of Oxnard and City of Port Hueneme in December.

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  12. Michael Hanline Freed After 1980 Murder Conviction OverturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Max

    Michael Hanline, who was convicted of murder in 1980, was released on bail Monday after prosecutors said they are no longer sure he is guilty. Ventura County Superior Court Judge Donald Coleman ordered that Hanline, 69, be electronically monitored while prosecutors decide whether to seek a retrial, The Associated Press reported .

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  13. After 36 Years in Prison, Ventura Man's Murder Conviction OverturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Noozhawk

    Michael Hanline holds his wife, Sandee Hanline, upon his release from custody Monday in Ventura. Michael Hanline's 1980 murder conviction was recently vacated.

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  14. 83-year-old teacher Emilio Gonzalez is met by students at DHS Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Record-Courier

    ... their true potential. He's that guy with a heart of gold." Dude be Nice is a lifestyle apparel company based out of Ventura, Calif., which works with school campuses around the country to coordinate events like Thursday's. "We believe if you go do ...

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  15. Man whose murder conviction was overturned is freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... that he not contact prosecutors, detectives or the family of the victim. Hanline was convicted in 1980 of killing Ventura resident J.T. McGarry and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Subsequent testing showed DNA ...

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  16. California murder: Imprisoned 34 years, Michael Hanline freed by Innocence Project campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... that he not contact prosecutors, detectives or the family of the victim. Hanline was convicted in 1980 of killing Ventura resident J.T. McGarry and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Subsequent testing showed DNA ...

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  17. Man freed in longest wrongful incarceration case in Calif. historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Michael Hanline leaves the Ventura County Jail on Monday with attorney Alex Simpson, right, and California Innocence Project director Justin Brooks in Ventura, Calif. VENTURA, Calif.>> A 69-year-old man convicted of murder 34 years ago was freed Monday after prosecutors told a judge they're no longer sure he committed the crime.

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  18. US man whose 34-year-old murder conviction is now in doubt is freed, may face ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Michael Hanline leaves the Ventura County Jail on Monday with attorney Alex Simpson, right, and California Innocence Project director Justin Brooks in Ventura, Calif. on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.

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  19. California Man Exonerated In Murder Case Free After 36 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | CBS Local

    ... it's done, it's over with. I just want to go home," she said as her husband was being processed for release. The Ventura County District Attorney's Office asked the court to remove the conviction after new DNA evidence did not match Hanline. A judge ...

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  20. Swedish hotel offers free rooms for Facebook postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Canada Online Explorer

    A portrait of the Facebook logo in Ventura, Calif., is seen in this file photo taken December 21, 2013. A luxury hotel in Stockholm is looking to cash in on social media by offering free hotel rooms for people with more than 2,000 Facebook friends.

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