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Man killed by officers in Calabasas after weekend pursuit identified as a Santa Barbara resident

A domestic violence suspect shot to death in the Calabasas area by a Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputy and a California Highway Patrol officer at the end of a vehicle pursuit on the Ventura (101) Freeway was publicly identified Monday by the L.A. County coroner’s office. Dimas Diaz Jr., 43, was a Santa Barbara resident, coroner’s Lt. Larry Dietz said. Paramedics were dispatched at 11:20 a.m. Saturday to the scene on the southbound freeway north of Las Virgenes Street for a “possible DOA,” Capt. Ro...
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Rain in LA, Ventura counties causes road chaos, mudslide in Woolsey fire area

Heavy rain lashed parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties Monday morning, causing havoc on roads and prompting warnings of mudslides in areas recently burned by wildfires. A series of winter storms that started with rain across the area on Saturday will continue to douse most areas of Southern California until at least Thursday, officials with the National Weather Service said. The NWS said rainfall totals starting Monday morning and lasting through Tuesday morning in Ventura County and wester...
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25 years after the Northridge earthquake, another one could hit ‘any time.’ Are we safer?

A quarter century has passed, but David Miller will never forget the sound. “It was like there was a freight train under my house,” he said, recalling the moment 25 years ago Thursday, Jan. 17, when the Earth’s plates suddenly slipped along a previously unknown fault 11 miles beneath his Prairie Street home in Northridge. Firefighters work to free trapped residents at the Northridge Meadows Apartments on Reseda Blvd in Northridge CA. (Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Firefighters examine the ...
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Flash flood watch issued for 4 Southern California counties; evacuations urged for Inland Holy fire burn area

A voluntary evacuation warning and a flash flood watch for the Inland Holy fire burn area was issued Sunday as Southern California braced for more rain, snow, strong winds and high surf throughout the week. The rain is expected Monday, with the warnings issued ahead of it. The National Weather Service’s flash flood watch will be in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening and covers an area that includes Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, including mountains. Th...
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Suspect dead, 101 Freeway closed in both directions in Calabasas following pursuit, officer-involved shooting

Both sides of the 101 Freeway were closed in Calabasas after a pursuit of a reportedly armed and dangerous individual ended near Las Virgenes Road and led to an officer-involved shooting Saturday, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department posted a tweet just before 12:20 p.m. that a suspect was pronounced dead at the scene and there were no reported injuries to officers. TRAFFIC COLLISION | FS125 #Calabasas | SB 101 North of Las Virgenes Rd | UPDATE: An officer involved shooting ...
Tags: Crime, News, US, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, Ventura County, 101 Freeway, Moorpark, Calabasas, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Las Virgenes, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley area, Jan. 12-19

    Camellia hybrid Jury’s Yellow. (Photo by BS Thurner Hof/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported)   Here is a sampling of upcoming garden classes, lectures and events in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area.   JAN. 12   Southern California Garden Club – Rose Pruning at the Sepulveda Garden Center: Club members will demonstrate how to prune roses as they do a major pruning activity at the center, 8:30 a.m. Bring gloves, loppers and pruners. 16633 Magnolia B...
Tags: Gardening, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Barbara, CSUN, San Fernando Valley, Descanso Gardens, Pacific Palisades, Keith Roberts, Adamson House, Huntington Botanical Gardens, Avenue


Rain will start light, go heavy during a week of wet weather for Southern California

A rainstorm expected to reach Southern California on Friday night, Jan. 11, is not expected to generate flooding or debris flows in the footprints of last summer’s wildfires, but forecasters are watching a string of storms expected to follow well into next week. National Weather Service meteorologist Rich Thompson said Thursday there will be “a very wet pattern” for the region, with the Friday-Saturday rainstorm followed by storms Sunday, then Tuesday-Wednesday, and then Thursday and Friday of n...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Orange County, Riverside County, Pacific Coast Highway, Ventura County, Thompson, Southern California, Thomas, Cranston, Los Angeles County


Deadline extended to apply for FEMA aid related to the Woolsey Fire

LOS ANGELES— The deadline has been extended from this Friday to Jan. 31 for residents and businesses whose homes or property were damaged by the Woolsey Fire to apply for aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Small Business Administration, it was announced today. Residents and business owners can apply online at www.disasterassistance.gov or in person at one of two Disaster Recovery Centers. Those centers — at the Malibu Courthouse, 23525 Civic Center Way, and in Agoura Hills...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Fema, Local News, Ventura County, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Los Angeles County, U S Small Business Administration, Agoura Hills, Woolsey, Los Angeles Ventura, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB


You might be one of the nearly 1 million people automatically enrolled in renewable energy plans Feb. 1

In the ’70s, it was not uncommon to be approached by free-spirited enviros wearing tie-dye shirts and Birkenstocks preaching the benefits of solar energy, getting off the grid and saving the planet. Today, bureaucrats wearing suits working out of shared office space in Pershing Square soon will be offering almost 1 million residential customers in 29 cities and unincorporated communities in Los Angeles and Ventura counties a way to reduce their carbon footprint while keeping the lights on and ai...
Tags: Energy, News, Climate Change, California, Environment, Los Angeles, Southern California Edison, Sport, Soccer, Green Power, Arctic, Local News, Orange County, Ventura County, Pacific Ocean, Sierra Club


PCH reopens in Malibu after storm debris is cleared away

MALIBU — Pacific Coast Highway was open to traffic Tuesday morning after a weekend storm caused a mudslide that prompted the closure of a portion of the road between Malibu and Las Posas Road in Ventura County. Crews cleared away the mud and debris and reopened the road about 6:30 p.m. Monday, but lane closures should still be expected as work continues to clear drains, according to Caltrans. Crews are still cleaning mud and debris on PCH, just north of Yerba Buena Rd in Ventura County. Here’s ...
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School & Church Shootings, FIGHTING BACK!

Opinion by Richard D. Turnquist Bullets Both Ways supports the armed defender – those who are willing and able to take responsibility for the defense of themselves and others. Colorado – -(AmmoLand.com)- On the evening of November 7, 2018, a gunman armed with a legally purchased weapon and several “high capacity” magazines (illegal under California law) walked into a country western nightclub in Thousand Oaks, California and shot several security guards and patrons before killing himself. Wh...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, California, Ventura County, Gun Free Zones, Gun Rights News, Richard D. Turnquist, Borderline Bar, Ron Helus, Bullets Both Ways, Firearms Safety Certificate Firearms, Ways Bullets Both Ways


2nd storm dampens Southern California commute, and 2 more are on the way

LOS ANGELES — Light to moderate rain doused the Southland Monday morning, creating conditions for a wet morning commute, forecasters said. Monday’s rain was the result of a second Pacific storm after a system that hit Sunday, said National Weather Service meteorologist Curt Kaplan, adding that a quarter of an inch of rain is expected in L.A. County Monday morning, three-quarters of an inch in Ventura County. Weather forecasts and warnings will not be interrupted by the ongoing federal government...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Santiago, Long Beach, Rain, California Highway Patrol, CalTrans, CHP, Local News, Orange County, Pacific Coast Highway


Crews clean up after year’s first winter storm, with showers due later in week

The first winter storm of 2019 left authorities cleaning up a muddy Pacific Coast Highway in a fire-ravaged portion of Malibu on Sunday, as Southern California residents enjoyed a respite from the rainy weather before the expected arrival of showers later in the week. The region was still recovering from a heavy downfall late Saturday that led to flood watches and alerts across Los Angeles County, particularly in the communities impacted by the recent Woolsey fire. Several slides left mud and de...
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, California Highway Patrol, CalTrans, CHP, Orange, Riverside County, Pacific, Pacific Coast Highway, San Bernardino Mountains, Ventura County, Malibu


These 11 big stories happened in and around the San Fernando Valley in 2018

It’s been said the San Fernando Valley is that bucolic place — the L.A. suburb that gets short shrift and little attention from the moving and shaking, the hustle and bustle, over the hill in DTLA and the westside. That may be true, but don’t let that fool you into thinking there’s little news or not much happening in this place of early 2 million people. Sure, the Valley’s got its slow days. We’ve had them here in the newsroom. But in the bigger picture, the place the Kardashians call home, whe...
Tags: News, Congress, California, La, Senate, Disney, Beck, Los Angeles, Sport, Fox, Netflix, Soccer, House, 101, Venice, Lausd


Here’s what’s in store for the San Fernando Valley in 2019

Hello, Dear Reader … Welcome to the L.A. Daily News 1019 Crystal Ball … . True, there’s no ball here (and absolutely no crystal); just words on a page. But work with us here. We’re coming from a good place – 2018 – where some shoe-leather reporting and getting to know the Valley has given us a decent idea of what you should be watching for in 2019. We can’t predict everything, but we can offer some educated suggestions for what will be on the news radar in the coming year. The bottom line is the...
Tags: Business, News, Congress, California, La, Senate, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, House, Homeless, Venice, Lausd, City Council, Local News


Southern California home sales at four-year low

The Southern California housing market is ending 2018 with the lowest number of home sales in four years and its second-lowest home sales tally in seven years, CoreLogic housing figures released Thursday, Dec. 27, show. Home prices, meanwhile, are rising at the slowest pace in 3 ½ years. As of November, 214,550 Southern California houses, condos and townhomes have changed hands this year, CoreLogic figures show. That’s the lowest sales tally for the January-through-November period since 2014 — a...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Orange County, Riverside County, Ventura County, Southern California, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Housing Data, Andrew LePage


Planner III at Ventura County Resource Management Agency in Ventura, CA

Ventura County invites applications for a Planner III position with an excellent benefits package and salary range from $67,412.54 to $94,729.96 annually; salary dependent upon career experience and qualifications.
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Politicians, residents and activists are calling for stricter cleanup standards at the Santa Susana Field Lab field

Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Sherman Oaks, called Monday to toughen standards for environmental cleanup of the highly contaminated Santa Susana Field Lab in the hills above San Fernando and Simi valleys, joining a chorus of residents and cleanup activists who say the site needs a stricter mitigation plan. “I am calling upon the state government, the Department of Toxic Substances Control and incoming Gov. Gavin Newsom to enforce the standard that was between the state government and the Obama administra...
Tags: News, Obama, Environment, Uncategorized, Sport, Nasa, Soccer, Ocean, Newcastle, Chatsworth, Local News, Ventura County, Department Of Energy, Sherman, Gavin Newsom, Southern California


73-year-old who died as home burned in Woolsey fire is ID’ed

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has officially identified a 73-year-old man who lived in a remote canyon near Agoura Hills as the third victim of last month’s Woolsey fire. Alfred De Ciutiis died in his home in the 32000 block of Lobo Canyon Road on Nov. 13. His death was listed as resulting from the “effects of thermal injuries,” according to the coroner’s office. De Ciutiis’ body was found in the charred remains of his home, destroyed along with several others as the Woolsey fire swept...
Tags: News, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Malibu, Los Angeles County, Agoura Hills, Woolsey, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety, Lobo Canyon Road, Anthony Noubar Baklayan, Shoushan Baklayan, Alfred De Ciutiis


Amtrak train strikes and kills pedestrian in Glendale

An Amtrak train struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in Glendale. The pedestrian was struck about 7:40 p.m. in the area of Highland Avenue and San Fernando Road, according to the Glendale Police Department. The victim was struck by Amtrak Train 785, according to Metrolink, which reported service disruptions on its Antelope Valley and Ventura County lines. The pedestrian was fatally injured, police said. Related Articles Two seriously injured after head-on crash ...
Tags: News, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Glendale, Local News, Ventura County, Amtrak, Porter Ranch, Winnetka, Topanga, Antelope Valley, Metrolink, Highland Avenue, San Fernando Road, Glendale Police Department


Cause of Woolsey fire and agency response will be focus of LA County review after board vote

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to conduct a comprehensive review of the Woolsey Fire, including its cause, how firefighting resources were deployed and the effectiveness of emergency alerts during and in the wake of the massive blaze. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, who represents the Third District that includes Malibu and other fire-damaged communities, recommended the assessment. “In the last few days, I’ve met with a great many residents who were affected by...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Malibu, Los Angeles County, Third District, LA County, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Woolsey, Sheila Kuehl, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE


Hikers, bikers, riders, get good news for Santa Susana Mountains trail network

Another step in a plan to add miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails throughout the Santa Susana Mountains in unincorporated northwest Los Angeles County has moved forwarded after years in the works. Phase II of the Santa Susana Mountains Trails Master Plan was unanimously approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors last week. It adds 58 miles of trails to the existing 10-mile network abutting the Santa Clara River to the north, the city of Santa Clarita and Interstate 5 to th...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, CalTrans, Chatsworth, Local News, Ventura County, Porter Ranch, Raleigh, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, San Fernando, Barger, Santa Susana Mountains, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Old Road


NASA says it’s ready for groundwater cleanup at shuttered Santa Susana Field Lab in Simi Valley

With testing complete, actual cleanup of contaminated groundwater from a shuttered Cold War-era rocket engine and nuclear research facility in the Simi hills could take place soon, according to an update released to the public on Wednesday. Cleanup activities would occur within NASA’s portion of the 2,850-acre Santa Susana Field Laboratory in Ventura County, located about seven miles north of Canoga Park and 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. NASA is responsible for cleanup on two of th...
Tags: News, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Nasa, Soccer, Local News, Ventura County, Boeing, Department Of Energy, Grace, State, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Simi Valley, Boeing Co, ALFA


How to help after the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks

In the aftermath of the shooting at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, there are several ways to help or contribute to the victims and support efforts. Donations can be made to the Ventura County Community Foundation fund at vccf.org/donate/make-a-donation . Also, on their facebook page. Crowdfunding website GoFundMe announced a verified fundraising campaign has been started for the victims of the shooting. The funds raised will be collected by the Rotary Club of Westlake Village, a regi...
Tags: Facebook, News, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, CHP, Ventura County, Fundraiser, Mass Shooting, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Rotary Club, Howie Mandel, Woolsey, Thousand Oaks


Oak Park’s Sarah Shulze highlights Daily News All-Area girls cross country team

RUNNER OF THE YEAR Sarah Shulze, Oak Park, Sr. Shulze’s junior year was littered with second- and third-place finishes. Of her 10 events last season, she finished third five times and runner-up three times before capping the year with a fifth-place finish in the CIF State Division III final. “The little things made the biggest difference this year,” Shulze said. “More focus on recovery and better sleep were the key factors.” Shulze had a stellar senior campaign that turned all of 2017’s so-close...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Portland, Pasadena, Ventura County, Sarah, White, High School Sports, University Of Wisconsin, Simi Valley, Del Oro, Sarah Baxter, Steve White, Los Angeles Daily News, Newbury Park High School


LEO Killed In Thousand Oaks Shooting Died Due To Fire From Another LEO

NBC News: A sheriff’s sergeant who died during a firefight during the Borderline Bar and Grill mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, last month was killed by friendly fire, officials said. Sgt. Ron Helus was hit five times by gunman Ian David Long at the bar but was ultimately killed by a sixth shot from a California Highway Patrol officer’s AR-style rifle, Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said at a press conference Friday. “This news is extremely difficult for all of us to process and und...
Tags: California, Police, Military, California Highway Patrol, Ventura County, Ayub, Warren Stanley, Helus, Ian David Long, Ventura County Sheriff, Sgt Ron Helus, Bill Ayub


Here’s how to help victims of the Woolsey fire

  Thick clouds of smoke glow into the night and early morning Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, from the Hill and Woolsey fires, which prompted the evacuation of thousands from the surrounding area. (Photo by Gene Blevins/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News)   Here are some ways to help victims of the Woolsey and Hill wildfires through donations or directing them to helpful services. Read full coverage of the fire here NEW   Fresh Brothers: The Calabasas and Thousand Oaks restaurant locations ...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Bank Of America, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, Airbnb, Red Cross, Local News, Ventura County, Salvation Army, Malibu, Reo Speedwagon, Ventura, Los Angeles County


Disneyland is quietly revoking annual passes of guests who buy and resell souvenirs

Disneyland has been quietly revoking the annual passes of so-called “personal shoppers” and others who buy collectible merchandise inside the parks and then resell it, either to individuals or online, according to observers and people who say it happened to them. The move demonstrates Disney’s powerful marketing savvy — and also the seemingly insatiable appetite of collectors who are willing to pay sometimes high markups for limited edition merchandise that’s only sold inside the parks. Even ite...
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Sheriff: Bullet that killed sergeant likely came from CHP officer during Thousand Oaks mass shooting

The deputy sergeant killed during the Thousand Oaks mass shooting died from a bullet fired by a California Highway Patrol officer who was also trying to stop the suspect, said Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub in a Friday press conference. The suspect’s gunfire hit Sgt. Ron Helus five times, but that gunfire was not necessarily fatal. “We are deeply saddened to inform you that Sgt. Helus was also struck by a sixth bullet, which we now know … was fired from the CHP officer’s rifle,” the sheriff sa...
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Officer killed in Thousand Oaks shooting struck by friendly fire

Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus was shot six times in the Borderline shooting, but fatal shot came from a California Highway Patrol officer.            [Author: Ventura County Star]
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