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The Chairman of the Ventura County based Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is in Germany, to help commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Fredrick Ryan was part of ceremonies unveiling a new seven foot tall, 800 pound statue of the late president. It’s located on the rooftop terrace of the U.S. Embassy in Berlin which overlooks the Brandenberg Gate.

Los Angeles is home to the NFL’s Rams and Chargers, but Oxnard can currently boast about having its own team right now. The Dallas Cowboys are continuing a decades old tradition of holding a summer training camp in Ventura County. Cowboys fans from around the world have been flocking to Oxnard for a chance to see their team up close during free, open public workouts.

Detectives now say a man critically injured in an officer involved shooting in Ventura County was wanted for threatening to bomb a police station, and local schools. They say Christopher Hays called 911 in Ventura multiple times Monday morning, making a number of threats.

We’re following Dr. Julie Barnes as she prepares to do part of a checkup. Her patient is unusual. It’s a rare snow leopard, normally only seen in Asia. This is part of a typical day for Barnes, who is the Zoo’s Vice President of Animal Care and Health. The veterinary staff at the zoo has a big job, being charged with overseeing the well being of more than 500 animals ranging from gorillas to cobras.

Get ready for a string of storms on the Central and South Coasts. Four storms could sweep through the region between now, and the middle of next week. But, at this point it’s too early to say there could be issues in brush fire burn zones.

Highway 101 in Agoura Hills is completely open again Wednesday morning, after a plane crash on the highway shut down parts of it for nearly 10 hours Tuesday.

A World War II vintage trainer had engine problems just before two p.m. yesterday, and the pilot made an emergency landing on the westbound 101 near the Liberty Canyon turnoff. The plane touched down safely, but when the pilot tried to avoid a vehicle, it crashed into the center divider and burst into flames.