Megan Diskin, Ventura County Star

Megan Diskin

Ventura County Star

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Megan:

Support grows to end Ventura County sheriff's voluntary dealings with ICE agents

Two county supervisors on Tuesday expressed apparent support for a resolution calling for all county agencies to end voluntary cooperation with ICE. → Read More

Immigrants' rights group to speak at forum about sheriff's officials work with ICE

Forum about law enforcement's interactions with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will include a presentation from an immigrants' rights group. → Read More

Oxnard man charged with murder in crash that killed teen cyclist

An Oxnard man was charged with murder Tuesday in connection with a hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a teen cyclist. → Read More

Parched Ventura County could get sip of rain

A small storm could bring scattered showers and thunderstorms to the area Monday night. → Read More

Local court launches judicial mentorship program to promote diversity on the bench

The Ventura County Superior Court has launched a mentoring program aimed at creating a more diverse pool of applicants to the bench. → Read More

Oxnard man ordered to stand trial in gang-motivated murder

An Oxnard man was ordered to stand trial Thursday in connection with a string of 2018 robberies and a murder. → Read More

Attorneys get 'rare' chance to reargue Oxnard murder case with deadlocked jury

Attorneys in an Oxnard murder trial had the rare occasion Monday to re-argue their case to jurors after the panel had already started deliberating. → Read More

Support these Ventura County roasters on National Coffee Day

Ventura County coffee lovers can support local businesses this National Coffee Day on Sept. 29. → Read More

Thousand Oaks man found guilty of murder in wife's killing

A Thousand Oaks man was found guilty of murder Tuesday in the January killing of his wife, according to court records. → Read More

3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Thousand Oaks area

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Monday morning near Thousand Oaks. The epicenter of the quake was along Wildwood Avenue near Wildwood Park. → Read More

Kidnapping suspect accused of pushing woman into trunk in Oak View denied bail

The man accused of kidnapping a woman in Oak View by trapping her in his car trunk was ordered to be held in jail Thursday pending trial. → Read More

Pet returns after COVID adoption surge leave Santa Paula shelter at capacity

The Santa Paula animal shelter has a waiting list to return pets as owners bring back animals adopted during the pandemic. → Read More

Attorney general: No charges filed against SCE after 2018 Woolsey Fire investigation

California justice officials said Friday there was not enough evidence to charge Southern California Edison for its role in causing the Woolsey Fire. → Read More

Ventura County Public Safety Racial Equity Group begins to take shape

Ventura County's public safety advisory group is taking shape more than eight months after elected officials pledged their support. → Read More

Wings Over Camarillo air show to return in August

The Wings Over Camarillo air show is returning this August following last year's cancellation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Ex-husband charged with murder of Oxnard woman initially reported missing

The ex-husband of an Oxnard woman was charged with her murder Tuesday in a case that touches three counties. → Read More

Former Borderline Bar & Grill co-owner appears in court to face grand theft charge

The co-owner of the Borderline Bar & Grill appeared in Ventura County Superior Court Tuesday to face a felony grand theft charge. → Read More

Hundreds honor Ventura County wildland firefighter at Somis vigil

Hundreds gathered in Somis Monday to honor a Ventura County wildland firefighter gravely injured in a motorcycle crash. → Read More

Motorcyclist killed in crash just outside Thousand Oaks

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Sunday just outside Thousand Oaks, officials said. → Read More

Officials release name of 13-year-old girl killed in Oxnard crash

The name of the 13-year-old girl killed in a vehicle crash in Oxnard last week was released Monday by the Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office. → Read More