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City Press Releases

DateTitleDepartment
July, 2016
07/01/16 Bike @ Pedestrian Safety Enforcement 4th of July Weekend Police
June, 2016
06/30/16 Shooting Homicide Police
06/29/16 Child Death Investigation Police
06/29/16 Public invited to free Civil War talk on July 6 at the Olivas Adobe PRCP
06/28/16 Ventura Water launches new tool to help homeowners keep their landscape alive during the drought Water
06/28/16 Aera Donates $30,000 to Ventura’s Kellogg Park PRCP
06/27/16 Armed Robbery Police
06/27/16 City of Ventura and State Parks Urge Safety for July 4th Holiday
06/27/16 Robbery Arrest Police
06/27/16 Attempted murder and shooting at an inhabited dwelling Police
06/27/16 Assault with a Deadly Weapon Police
06/27/16 Attempted Robbery, Identity Theft and Felony Resisting Arrest Police
06/27/16 Prowling Arrest Police
06/27/16 Train vs. Pedestrian Police
06/24/16 Cal Fish and Wildlife media release, June 24, 2016, Cleanup, air monitoring ongoing after pipeline spill in Ventura Fire
06/23/16 Grove Incident: Up to 700 barrels of crude oil spilled in Hall Canyon, Ventura CA Fire
06/23/16 TC Heavy Rescue - Vehicle into Structure Fire
06/22/16 Armed Robbery Police
06/22/16 Residential Burglary & Arrest Police
06/22/16 Hot Prowl Residential Burglary Police
06/21/16 Ventura’s July 4th Street Fair celebrates our city’s 150th birthday with a free parade, music, food, arts sales & children’s activities PRCP
06/20/16 Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Felony Resisting Arrest Police
06/20/16 Grand Theft Investigation and Arrest Police
06/20/16 Violent Resistance of Officers during Arrest Police
06/16/16 Structure Fire Fire
06/16/16 Special Olympics Tip-A-Cop Police
06/13/16 Attempted Carjacking Arrest Police
06/13/16 Mental Health First Aid Classes Offered at Ventura Police Department Police
06/13/16 Assault with a deadly weapon Police
06/13/16 Homicide with Arrest Police
06/12/16 Vehicle Pursuit w/Arrest Police
06/11/16 Hot Prowl Residential Burglary Police
06/11/16 Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrest Police
06/09/16 Felon in Possession of Firearm Arrest Police
06/08/16 Shooting Update with Arrest Police
06/07/16 Community members invited to attend Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) Formation Forums, June 14th and June 16th, 2016 Water
06/07/16 Albinger Archaeological Museum is open & free on summer weekends, starting June 18 PRCP
06/06/16 Stabbing Police
06/06/16 Fatal Traffic Collision Police
06/06/16 Stolen Vehicle Recovery and Arrest Police
06/06/16 Commercial Burglary Arrest Police
06/06/16 Strong Armed Robbery, Possession of Stolen Property, Conspiracy arrests Police
06/06/16 Assault with a Deadly Weapon Investigation with Arrest Police
06/06/16 Interrupted Residential Burglary Police
06/06/16 Felony Vandalism Arrest Police
06/06/16 Sexual Assault Investigation with Arrest Police
06/06/16 Ventura Police Department to Participate in Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Benefiting Special Olympics Police
06/01/16 Wanted Persons Arrest, Resisting Arrest Police
06/01/16 Ventura reminds beachgoers to get informed and be safe; National Beach Safety & Rip Current Awareness Week, June 5 – 12, 2016 Fire
May, 2016
05/31/16 Vehicle into a Residence Fire
05/31/16 Battery on Security Guard, Resisting Officers Arrest Police
05/31/16 Hit and Run Fatality Police
05/31/16 Disturbance and Violent Resistance of an Officer Police
05/28/16 Vehicle Accident with Injuries Fire
05/25/16 Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Possession of Drug Paraphenalia Police
05/25/16 Stolen Vehicle Recovery and Arrests Police
05/25/16 Felony and Misdemeanor Battery, Felony Vandalism and Conspiracy Police
05/25/16 Strong Armed Robbery Police
05/25/16 Shooting Police
05/25/16 Commercial Burglary Police
05/25/16 Memorial Day Weekend DUI Enforcement Police
05/25/16 Bernie Sanders Rally Police
05/24/16 Sign up by June 3 for “Grant Writing Fundamentals” workshop on June 8 PRCP
05/23/16 City of Ventura announces appointment of City Clerk City Manager
05/20/16 Fire in a Storage Facility Fire
05/19/16 Donations Needed for City of Ventura American Flag Program City Manager
05/19/16 Art Tales honors writers at EP Foster Library reception & reading May 25 PRCP
05/19/16 Register for City of Ventura Summer Adult Sports Leagues by June 1 PRCP
05/17/16 Ventura City Fire to honor local emergency medical services practitioners with special breakfast event May 18, as part of National EMS Week Fire
05/17/16 The city of Ventura wins 1st place in the 2016 Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, award presentation May 19 at Ventura City Hall Water
05/16/16 Structure Fire Fire
05/16/16 Main and Brent Street area sewer line replacement project begins; expect partial road closures Public Works
05/11/16 AMGEN Tour California will be riding through the city of Ventura, May 17 from 1pm - 2pm; motorists are advised to expect brief road closures PRCP
05/10/16 Juvenile Crime Spree Police
05/09/16 City of Ventura rolls out Bike to Work Week activities, May 16 - 20 Public Works
05/05/16 Vehicle into a structure, with an active gas leak and multiple injuries Fire
05/03/16 Felon in possession of loaded firearm arrest Police
05/03/16 Felony Indecent Exposure Arrest Police
April, 2016
04/28/16 Prowling Arrest Police
04/28/16 Felony Resisting Arrest Police
04/27/16 Structure Fire Fire
04/27/16 Re-opening of the historic Ventura Pier, ribbon cutting ceremony April 30 at 10am Public Works
04/27/16 Sign up for free “Responsible Beverage Serving” class on May 3 PRCP
04/25/16 Pursuit/Hit and Run involving Stolen Vehicle Police
04/21/16 Structure Fire Fire
04/21/16 Grass Fire Fire
04/21/16 Possession of a Firearm in a School Zone, Possession of a Dangerous Weapon on Campus Police
04/21/16 Prowling, Burglary, Sexual Battery Police
04/21/16 Westpark celebrates its new fitness facility and Aera donation on May 3 PRCP
04/19/16 Solarize Ventura offers local homeowners solar education and discounts Public Works
04/19/16 Vehicle Into an Occupied Building Fire
04/13/16 Public invited to Ventura City Council’s Community Workshop on Homelessness, April 18 Community Development
04/06/16 Water Rescue Fire
04/06/16 Apply Now to Serve on Ventura City Council Advisory Boards, Commissions and Committees City Manager
04/05/16 City of Ventura accepts the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, April 1 - 30 Water
04/04/16 Commercial Burglary Arrest Police
04/04/16 Child Sexual Abuse Arrest Police
March, 2016
03/25/16 DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Police
03/24/16 Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest Announces Winners; Brooks Institute hosts Awards Ceremony in honor of World Water Day Water
03/23/16 Structure Fire Fire
03/23/16 Vehicle Accident with Injuries Fire
03/22/16 City of Ventura completes new sewer interconnect project, marking continued progress toward commercial development project Public Works
03/16/16 RedBrick entrepreneur James Panagoti is keynote speaker for Ventura’s 8th Annual Teen Voice Leadership Summit, March 18 PRCP
03/14/16 Ventura-based arts non-profits invited to apply by June 23 for Cultural Funding Program 2016-17 PRCP
03/08/16 Experience 1840s California at free Olivas’ RANCHO DAYS on March 13 PRCP
03/08/16 Public invited to Ventura 150th “City Hall Open House” on Friday, March 11 PRCP
03/07/16 VPD and Ventura Schools Partner with Motivational Multimedia Assemblies to Save Lives and Inspire Youth Police
03/01/16 Ventura Police Community Academy Police
February, 2016
02/23/16 Hit & Run Fatality Police
02/23/16 Brooks Institute Chooses Downtown Ventura to Launch New Urban Campus City Manager
02/23/16 Public Invited to Attend Mayor Erik Nasarenko’s State of the City Address February 29 City Manager
02/23/16 City of Ventura announces appointment of Director of Human Resources City Manager
02/18/16 Fatal Traffic Collision Police
02/17/16 Robbery - Update with Arrests Police
02/17/16 Ocean Rescue Fire
02/16/16 City of Ventura 2015 Employee and Supervisor of the Year announced Human Resources
02/10/16 Traffic Collision, Vehicle Into Structure, Mass Casualty Fire
02/10/16 Groundbreaking ceremony for new, 173-unit development in Ventura, Parklands Apartments at Wells Road & Telegraph Road Community Development
02/09/16 New bridge design to enhance link between Ventura’s historic downtown and oceanfront promenade, construction to begin February 2016 Public Works
02/02/16 City of Ventura Special Event Grants applications are due May 12 PRCP
January, 2016
01/27/16 Westpark Community Center receives a “Health Champion Award” PRCP
01/26/16 Community members invited to attend a Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) Formation Committee Stakeholder Meeting, Jan. 28 at 6pm Water
01/25/16 Vehicle into a structure Fire
01/21/16 Businesses, register your company team by Feb. 11 for the 2016 Corporate Games PRCP
01/20/16 Applications now being accepted for City of Ventura Planning Commission position, deadline Feb. 8 City Manager
01/15/16 Prowling Police
01/15/16 Shooting Police
01/15/16 Prowling Police
01/15/16 Armed Robbery Police
01/15/16 Vehicle Burglary with Arrest Police
01/15/16 Foot Pursuit and Search with Arrest Police
01/15/16 Large Vehicle Fire at a Gas Station Fire
01/11/16 Ocean Rescue / Fishing Vessel Aground Fire
01/07/16 Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship Award Police
01/07/16 Foot Pursuit/ Barricade of a Wanted Person Police
01/06/16 Flooding Related Technical Rescue Fire
01/06/16 Storm advisory and impacts within the City of Ventura