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  1. Thoughts on the February Oxnard Metrolink AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Rail PAC

    ... to make a premature right turn onto the tracks, especially at night. How expensive would that be for poor Ventura County and the City of Oxnard, who claim they cannot afford to grade separate the crossing. After a dozen incidents here, at what point ...

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  2. Vineyard-Killing Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Found In Marin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    SAN RAFAEL - A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said. An official with the Marin County Department of Agriculture found a glassy-winged sharpshooter last Thursday while inspecting a shipment from a nursery in Ventura County, according to county officials.

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  3. New photos show frisky mountain lion family in Santa Monica MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... in mid-February at a kill site on the western end of the Santa Monica Mountains near the Los Angeles and Ventura county line, said Ranger Kate Kuykendall, spokeswoman of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. The National Park ...

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  4. Photos: Rarely seen mountain lion family captured on film in Santa Monica MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Wave

    Amazing new photos were released this week showing a mountain lion in the Santa Monica Mountains known as P-19 and her two nearly grown kittens, P-32 and P-33. were taken in February by a remote camera on the western end of the Santa Monica Mountains, near the Los Angeles and Ventura county line.

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  5. Business Mentor, Author Allison Maslan to Speak at NAWBO Ventura County BRAVO AwardsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    The Ventura County Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners is pleased to welcome Allison Maslan, bestselling author and CEO of Allison Maslan International, a global business mentoring company, as the keynote speaker for the 16th annual BRAVO awards luncheon on Friday, March 20 at the Serra Center in Camarillo. Maslan will deliver the keynote address, "The Brains of a Successful Business Owner - How to Ignite Your Mind to Think and Act Like a Billionaire Business Owner."

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  6. Virulent plant pest shipped into Marin from VenturaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Point Reyes Light

    A pest that can spread lethal crop diseases was discovered late last month in a shipment from Ventura County to a nursery in Marin, the county agricultural department said Wednesday. A county inspector "was able to catch it with his bare hands off a plant in the shipment.

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  7. California County Goes Overtime to Keep Plumbing Projects In HouseRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Building Operating Management

    Overtime usually carries a negative connotation among maintenance and engineering managers, who are often unwilling or unable to pay it and instead outsource projects at their institutional and commercial facilities. The facility maintenance department for Ventura County, Calif., bucked the overtime trend with a series of plumbing-system retrofits starting in 2009.

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  8. Fall Into the G.A.P.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ventura County Reporter

    ... funds for the arts space - is to bring awareness to Green Art People's music scene to music lovers outside Ventura County. "We've always felt we have something really special here," says Frey. "It's a more relaxed environment than the average venue, ...

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  9. In BriefRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Ventura County Reporter

    Sleeping bags to be collected for the homeless as part of annual drive Sleeping bags are being sought for an annual collection drive that will give homeless residents of Ventura County a chance to sleep comfortably in the twilight of winter. Mustang Marketing, a marketing agency in Thousand Oaks, will host the third drive and has two locations for drop-offs of new or used sleeping bags.

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  10. L.A. homeless man shot dead by police had stolen French identity to pursue Hollywood dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... The exhibit opens March 5th, 2015 at the Vancouver Aquarium. This February 2000 photo provided by Ventura County Sheriff's Office shows Charley Saturmin Robinet after his arrest for robbery. Robinet was killed Sunday, March 1, 2015, after a ...

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  11. Failures by 3 governments preceded homeless man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    This February 2000 photo provided by Ventura County Sheriff's Office shows Charley Saturmin Robinet after his arrest for robbery. Robinet was killed Sunday, March 1, 2015, after a confrontation with police.

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  12. Marin targets bug with taste for grapesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | SFBay

    A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said Wednesday. An official with the Marin County Department of Agriculture found a glassy-winged sharpshooter last Thursday while inspecting a shipment from a nursery in Ventura County, according to county officials.

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  13. Officials Find Insect Posing Serious Threat To WinegrowersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Glassy-winged sharpshooter can wreak havoc and was recently found in Marin during inspection of nursery shipment from Ventura County. A destructive insect that could have serious adverse impacts for wineries and agricultural water use was discovered in Marin County last week, county officials said today.

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  14. LAPD has yet to release names of police in fatal skid row shootingRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... of the field. A 2000 booking photo of the man who went to prison under the name Charley Saturmin Robinet. (Ventura County Sheriff's Dept.) LAPD Cmdr. Andrew Smith said the department would not release the officers' names until investigators had ...

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  15. Insect that spreads disease lethal to vineyards found at Marin nurseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marin Independent Journal

    An insect that damages a wide variety of plants and spreads lethal diseases to grapevines and almond trees was captured by inspectors at a nursery in Marin last week. “This is an extremely serious insect pest we need to continue to keep out of Marin County and the Bay Area,” said Marin Agricultural Commissioner Stacy Carlsen in a statement Wednesday announcing the find on Feb. 26. County agricultural inspectors spotted and captured an adult female glassy-winged sharpshooter in a shipment of plants that came from Ventura County, one of seven California counties - all in Southern California - with known infestations of the insect.

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  16. Detectives need assistance with identifying theft suspectRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fillmore Gazette

    ... 26, 2015 Media Follow-Up Contact: Senior Deputy Tim Lohman 805-947-8255 Approved by: Captain Mike Hartmann Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the ...

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  17. Destructive Insect Discovered in Marin County: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Bay Area

    ... 2015) Inspectors found an adult "glassy-winged sharpshooter" last month while examining plants arriving from Ventura County. Agricultural officials said one adult glassy-winged sharpshooter can drain 200 to 300 times its body weight in water from ...

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  18. County: Destructive Insect Discovered in MarinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    A destructive insect that sucks the fluids out of plants and can wreak horticultural havoc in agricultural areas was recently found in Marin County during a routine inspection of a nursery shipment from Ventura County. Agricultural Commissioner Stacy Carlsen said a Senior Agricultural Program Assistant with the Marin County Department of Agriculture captured an adult glassy-winged sharpshooter on February 26 while checking an incoming plant shipment.

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  19. APNewsBreak: 2 Nations Wouldn't Take Man Later Shot by LAPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC News

    This February 2000 photo provided by Ventura County Sheriff's Office shows Charley Saturmin Robinet after his arrest for robbery. Robinet was killed Sunday, March 1, 2015, after a confrontation with police.

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  20. My tribute to Kelly DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | San Diego CityBEAT

    In the summer of 2001, I'd been the editor of the Ventura County Reporter for two years, and Kelly Davis came to me, looking for a job-any kind of job. It didn't matter to her what she did; she just wanted to work for a publication.

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