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A Ventura County official says in the wake of the wave of mass shootings in the last year, the county is going to launch a prevention campaign. Ventura County Supervisor John Zaragoza says the move is prompted by the Borderline Bear and Grill attack in Thousand Oaks last November, as well as the recent shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton.

A planned healing garden to commemorate the victims of the Borderline Bar and Grill attack in Thousand Oaks has received final approval.

The Thousand Oaks City Council Tuesday night committed $250,000 for the garden, which will be located in Conejo Creek North Park. It’s the city’s largest and most popular park, located just off of Highway 23.

A national nonprofit organization is starting a support group in Ventura County to help survivors of last November’s Borderline Bar and Grill attack, which left 12 victims dead. The group “Give An Hour” will host the weekly meetings, which begin next Thursday.

It was six months ago Tuesday that a Ventura County community had what many call the most difficult day in its history. 12 people died after a gunman entered the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, and opened fire. After being confronted by law enforcement officers, he then killed himself. The investigation into what happened that night is still ongoing.

Country music is echoing through a Thousand Oaks park where hundreds of people have gathered. There are smiles and laughter, and also sadness and tears in Kingsmen Park at California Lutheran University. It’s an event to remember Justin Meek, a Cal Lutheran graduate who was one of the 12 people who died as a result of last November’s Borderline Bar and Grill attack.

An actor and singer who’s perhaps best known for his role in the iconic movie “Forrest Gump” is hosting a free show in Ventura County this weekend to honor public safety first responders. Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band will host what’s being called the “Concert For Defenders” Saturday at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.

A Ventura County legislator introduced a bill to name part of Highway 101 after a law enforcement officer who died as a result of the Borderline Bar and Grill attack. The legislation calls for naming Highway 101 from Hampshire Road to Lynn Road in Thousand Oaks the Sergeant Ron Helus Memorial Highway.

He and his family are among the thousands of people hit by the Woolsey, and Hill brush fires in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. But, John Ondrasik of Westlake Village says firefighters were able to keep the Woolsey fire from destroying his home. Ondrasik wanted to help give back, to help fire victims, as well as the victims of the Borderline Bar and Grill attack in Thousand Oaks which took 12 lives.

Hundreds of people pack an Agoura Hills nightclub.  The Canyon Club is known for the famous rock music bands it brings to the region.  But, it’s also served as a temporary home for the Borderline Bar and Grill, the popular Thousand Oaks country spot which remains closed since the November 7th attack which took 12 lives.

Federal prosecutors say the man responsible for the Borderline Bar and Grill shootings may have had some drugs improperly prescribed by an Orange County doctor.

Investigators say Dzung Ahn Pham of Tustin was improperly prescribing opioids, and that some of the drugs he prescribed were responsible for at least five overdose deaths.

In a Ventura County art museum, Jean Saunders has just finished writing something on a triangular piece of cloth. She’s preparing to hang it on what looks like clotheslines running through the middle of  the California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks. 

It’s a work-in-progress piece of art, created by the public in response to the November 7th Borderline Bar and Grill attack in Thousand Oaks which left 12 victims dead.

The makeshift memorial that’s become one of the focal parts for people remembering the victims of the Borderline Bar and Grill attack is being moved this weekend.

The memorial sprang up at the corner of Moorpark Road and Rolling Oaks Drive right after the November 7th attack.

Authorities say that a law enforcement officer who died trying to stop a gunman who had gone on a rampage at a Thousand Oaks club was killed by friendly fire.

Ventura County Sheriff's Sergeant Ron Helus died as the result of a tragic mistake.

In the wake of the Borderline Bar and Grill shooting which led to the deaths of a dozen people, a legislator from Ventura County introduced a new bill which tries to address some gun violence issues.

AB 12 calls for beefing up tools to limit gun ownership among people with mental health issues. It also would help fund efforts by law enforcement agencies to recover weapons.

The bill was introduced by Democratic Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin of Thousand Oaks.

It’s agony no one should have to face. It’s a pain that the families, and friends of the 12 victims of the Borderline Bar and Grill attack are still trying to come to terms with. Susan Orfanos talks about her 27 year old son, Tel Orfanos, who died in the November 7th shootings.

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