Press Releases


Access information as released to the media on topics ranging from the latest Council action to neighborhood street improvements.

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City Press Releases

April, 2014
04/17/14 Westpark Community Center to receive Altrusa donation, April 22 PRCP
04/16/14 Residential Structure Fire Fire
04/16/14 Press release: Assault with a Deadly Weapon Police
04/15/14 Ventura’s Transportation Division announces additional truck traffic scheduled for three months Public Works
04/14/14 Bank Robbery Police
04/14/14 Apply Now for Ventura City Council Advisory Board, Commission and Committee Volunteer Positions City Manager
04/14/14 “Coffee with the Mayor” on Ventura’s Westside, Saturday, April 19 City Manager
04/14/14 Possession of Burglary Tools Police
04/14/14 Vehicle Pursuit Arrest/ Stolen Vehicle Police
04/11/14 Structure Fire Fire
04/11/14 Press Release: Arrest for Stolen Vehicle -- Residential Burglary -- Possession of Stolen Property -- Leaving the Scene of an Accident Police
04/10/14 City of Ventura hosts free paper shredding event for residents, Saturday, April 19 City Manager
04/10/14 Attempted Stolen Vehicle and Possession of Stolen Property Police
04/08/14 Press release: Arrest -- Possession of a Firearm by Prohibited Person -- Possession of Stolen Property -- Possession of Controlled Substances for Sales Police
04/08/14 Armed Robbery Police
04/07/14 Robbery Police
04/07/14 Vehicle Rollover Fire
04/02/14 Free family fun at Owl Festival, April 13 at Ventura’s historic Olivas Adobe PRCP
04/01/14 Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest now accepting submissions, hosted by Ventura Water and iThentic Water
04/01/14 Hot Prowl Residential Burglary Police
March, 2014
03/31/14 Hot Prowl Residential Burglary Arrest Police
03/31/14 Community Crime Alert - Vehicle Burglaries Police
03/31/14 DUI/CDL Checkpoint with Updated Results Police
03/27/14 DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned for This Weekend Police
03/25/14 City Files Third Lawsuit Challenging Illegal United Water District Charges Water
03/24/14 Single Vehicle Injury Traffic Collision Police
03/20/14 Press Release: Theft and Trespassing with Arrest Police
03/19/14 Residential Burglary with Arrest Police
03/19/14 Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship -- Applications Now Being Accepted Police
03/18/14 Shoulder Tap Operation Police
03/14/14 Serious Traffic Collision Vehicle vs. Motorcyclist Police
03/14/14 Suspicious Package Police
03/12/14 Vehicle into Structure Fire
03/12/14 Vandalism, Unlawful Entry, and Child Annoyance Arrest Police
03/12/14 Ventura Mayor Cheryl Heitmann invites residents to "Coffee with the Mayor", March 22 at 10am City Manager
03/11/14 Warrant Arrest Police
03/11/14 Multiple Vandalisms with Arrest Police
03/11/14 Robbery Police
03/10/14 Register by March 14 for Adult Softball Tournament Series PRCP
03/10/14 High school students looking for jobs and volunteer opportunities are invited to Expo at Ventura City Hall, March 21 PRCP
03/10/14 Robbery with Arrest Police
03/10/14 Injury Traffic Collision Police
03/06/14 Free training offered for event organizers in Ventura PRCP
03/04/14 Minor Decoy Operation Police
03/03/14 Robbery Police
03/03/14 Ventura’s Big Read event starts March 7; featured book honors our returning veterans PRCP
03/03/14 Theft from Vehicle & Possession of Stolen Property with Arrest Police
February, 2014
02/27/14 Press Release: Felony Hit and Run with Arrest Police
02/27/14 City of Ventura announces selection of new Fire Chief
02/25/14 Vehicle Collision with Rollover Fire
02/25/14 Assault with Deadly Weapon Police
02/24/14 Community Invited to Free Water Wise Landscaping Classes, hosted by Ventura Water Water
02/23/14 UPDATE WITH RESULTS: DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned for This Weekend Police
02/19/14 DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned for This Weekend Police
02/19/14 Stolen Vehicle with Arrest Police
02/18/14 Vehicle into a Structure Fire
02/18/14 Public Invited to Attend Ventura Mayor Cheryl Heitmann’s State of the City Address February 24 City Manager
02/17/14 Commercial Burglary with Arrest Police
02/17/14 Commercial Burglary Police
02/15/14 Recovered Stolen Vehicle Police
02/15/14 Theft from Vehicles with Arrest Police
02/15/14 Community Crime Alert – Increase in thefts from unlocked vehicles Police
02/14/14 Vault Fire in the 101 – Ventura River Bridge Fire
02/13/14 Public invited to workshops to help design Ventura’s new Kellogg Park, Feb 19-Apr 26 PRCP
02/12/14 Homicide Police
02/11/14 Vehicle Entrapment and Extrication Fire
02/08/14 Assault With a Deadly Weapon Police
02/08/14 Loaded Assault Rifle, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Arrests Police
02/05/14 “Ventura’s Big Read” celebrates returning veterans PRCP
02/05/14 Corporate Games registration ends Feb 14 & Coordinators Meet Feb 13 PRCP
02/03/14 UPDATE: -- Arrest of Suspect -- Strong Arm Robbery/Battery (Pacific View Mall) Police
02/03/14 Vehicle Entrapment and Extrication Fire
02/03/14 Shooting Police
January, 2014
01/31/14 Press Release: VPD and Ventura Schools Partnering in Hi-Tech Program to Save Lives and Build for Teen’s Future Police
01/31/14 Vehicle Burglary -- Fraudulent Use of Credit Card -- Possession of Methamphetamine -- With Arrest Police
01/30/14 Prowling, -- Attempt Residential Burglary -- Possession of Stolen Property Arrest Police
01/29/14 City of Ventura Calls for 10% Voluntary Water Reduction Public Works
01/28/14 Vegetation Management/Controlled Burn Plan Fire
01/27/14 Residential Structure Fire Fire
01/27/14 Battery Police
01/25/14 UPDATED WITH RESULTS -- DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned for This Weekend Police
01/25/14 Felony Hit and Run Police
01/25/14 DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned for This Weekend Police
01/25/14 Armed Robbery - Toppers Pizza Police
01/23/14 Press Release: UPDATE with Arrest of Shooting Incident Police
01/23/14 City of Ventura Special Event Grants applications are due January 31 PRCP
01/21/14 Strong Arm Robbery Police
01/21/14 Vendor applications now available online for Ventura’s July 4th Street Fair PRCP
01/21/14 Corporate Games coordinators meet Jan 23 & Feb 13 at Ventura City Hall PRCP
01/19/14 Barranca Fire Fire
01/17/14 Press Release: Strong Arm Robberies -- Battery Police
01/16/14 Residential Structure Fire Fire
01/13/14 Large Vehicle Fire Fire
01/10/14 UPDATE with Arrest: Shooting Police
01/08/14 Register by January 27 for Ventura’s Winter/Spring Adult Sports Leagues PRCP
01/07/14 Commercial Structure Fire Fire
01/07/14 Ventura Restaurant Week, January 13 – 19, celebrates fine local cuisine and offers discounted prices, special menus to encourage “foodie” visits Community Development
01/05/14 Residential Burglary with Arrest Police
01/02/14 Lewd Conduct with Arrest Police