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From stoves to trash trucks: Regulations, not confiscations

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King tides illustrate damaging effects of sea level rise

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Jan. 9 storm leaves one dead, homes damaged, roads closed and other impacts in its wake

George Doran was the first to say goals should be “SMART.” His mnemonic acronym for goals, in the November 1981 issue of Management Review, said goals should be specific, measureable, assignable, realistic and time-related. 

Five charged in crackdown on “illicit commercial sexual organization” in Ventura, Port Hueneme

Boxing Day is a holiday originating in Great Britain and now celebrated throughout Europe and in many countries previously part of the British Empire. The holiday follows Christmas, and Wikipedia states that the name originated in the Middle …

Just as many Ventura County residents were hoping pandemic-related mask mandates were a thing of the past, Naval Base Ventura County shifted course again on Dec. 23.

Ventura County prosecutors have announced that no criminal charges will be filed following an extensive investigation into the sexual abuse of students and failure to report it by teachers and administrators at private boarding school Thacher…

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Hotly contested political races, a proposed minor-league baseball stadium and the untimely death of a beloved local leader were among the biggest news stories covered in the Ventura County Reporter during 2022. Looking ahead to 2023 we hope f…






Price hikes for several sites in Los Padres National Forest begin Jan. 1

Don’t forget – the Ventura County Reporter is currently accepting submissions for its annual photo contest! There’s still time to send in your entries, and we’ve extended the deadline to Dec. 19 in order to give all of you a little more time.

The holiday season is a time for gatherings of family and friends, and these gatherings usually involve big meals. To avoid a resulting big waste, sometimes you can send food home with guests, but if the food requires refrigeration, this migh…

Kathleen McIlvain doesn’t want other families to suffer the way hers did after her son Charles died in a fire aboard the dive boat Conception near Santa Cruz Island on Labor Day Weekend of 2019.

Lawyers representing the U.S. Forest Service have won a round in court in a lawsuit by several environmental groups over a plan to cut down trees along a mountain ridge just north of the Ventura County line.

AVentura County jury spent more than six days deliberating the fate of two gang members charged with a deadly shooting on the top floor of the parking structure at Ventura’s beachfront promenade before finding them guilty on all but one of th…