Authorities have announced plans for a crackdown on a growing homeless camping problem at a South Coast beach. Oxnard, and Port Hueneme Police contacted people in about 30 camps in the Ormond Beach area, and notified them they would have to leave.
An inmate at a South Coast jail has died. Ventura County Sheriff’s officials say deputies checking up on Robert Raymond Bustamante found him unresponsive in his cell at the county’s pre-Trial Detention facility Sunday morning.
KCLU's Lance Orozco reports on the U.S. launch of a ground based cruise missile from the Channel Islands which is believed to be the first since the United States left a three decade old arms reduction agreement.
The United States has launched its first ground based cruise missile since withdrawing from a three decade old arms treaty with Russia, and the test took place in the Channel Islands. Department of Defense officials say they launched a cruise missile from a mobile launcher on San Nicholas Island Sunday afternoon.
Three men have been arrested in what authorities now say was a gang related murder on the Central Coast. Residents of an Oceano home were awakened April 3rd by a man who knocked on their front door in the middle of the night, and said he had been shot. Daniel Fuentes Junior died a short time later.
More than 3,000 marijuana plants were seized in an illegal growing operation on the Central Coast that authorities think was the work of a Mexican drug ring. The plants were in a rural area of San Luis Obispo County, near Hi Mountain Road close to Lake Lopez.
A man has entered a guilty plea in connection with an attack on a veterans memorial in Ventura County. Ventura County Sheriff’s detectives have been investigating the July, 2018 tagging incident on the Ventura County Veterans Memorial. It’s on the grounds of the Ventura County Government Center in Ventura.
An actress known for her roles in the TV shows “Melrose Place” and “Spin City” apparently won’t be going to jail for charges she faced for a confrontation with Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies. Heather Locklear entered no contest pleas to eight misdemeanor counts stemming from a pair of incidents involving first responders.
The latest statistics show a slight rise in unemployment for the Central and South Coasts, but a brighter picture statewide. In Ventura County, the jobless rate went from 3.6% in June to 3.9% in July. Santa Barbara County’s unemployment rate climbed from 3.4% to 3.7%. And, in San Luis Obispo County the percentage of people out of work went from an even 3% in June to 3.2% in July.
The Coast Guard made an unusual recovery from the ocean off of Southern California, in the form of dozens of bales of marijuana. 43 bales of marijuana worth about a million dollars were recovered from the water near Catalina. The bales had been wrapped in plastic to protect them marijuana from the ocean.
KCLU's Lance Orozco takes us along for a ride with one of the nation's top stunt pilots, who's a headliner at the 2019 "Wings Over Camarillo" air show
It’s one of Vicky Benzing’s favorite sounds in the world. It’s the sound of her Stearman biplane warming up a she prepares to do some aerial acrobatics. Benzing is one of the country’s top stunt pilots, and is one of the headliners of the 2019 “Wings Over Camarillo” air show.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives say a number of people in the county have been hit by a scam which literally stinks. Some people have been going door to door in the county selling fertilizer services for lawns. But, investigators say scammers have dumped huge piles of manure on the lawns, and then demanded much more money than was included in the original estimate.