Cheri Carlson, Ventura County Star

Cheri Carlson

Ventura County Star

California, United States

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Recent articles by Cheri:

Weak weather system drops a little rain in Ventura County. See how much fell in your area

Here's what we know about the rainfall in Ventura County this week. → Read More

Ventura County keeps mask mandate in place as COVID-19 cases drop. Here's why

Here's what we know about the mask mandate in Ventura County and how long it will stay in place. → Read More

Caltrans eyes early 2022 groundbreaking for $87 million wildlife bridge

Caltrans plans to break ground early next year for a wildlife crossing that could help save an isolated population of mountain lions from extinction. → Read More

All 10 Ventura County cities mark their driest year on record. See how your city fared

Here's what we know about worsening drought conditions in Ventura County. → Read More

Review finds rust, safety issues at Lake Casitas water park

Lake Casitas will cordon off part of its water park. Here's why. → Read More

Southern California's national forests to stay closed, here's why

Southern California's national forests won't reopen Friday as planned due to an extended emergency closure. → Read More

California recall election: What we know about how many voted in Ventura County

Here's what we know about Election Day in Ventura County as voters decide whether Gov. Gavin Newsom gets to keep his job. → Read More

City stops pumping from drought-stricken Ventura River

Here's what we know about conditions on the Ventura River amid a worsening drought. → Read More

What we know about this week's lane, ramp closures on Highway 23

Day-time and overnight closures are expected this week on Highway 23 in Ventura County. → Read More

Labor Day weekend: Watch a parade, head to a concert or stroll (for free) through gardens

Heading into the last weeks of summer, Ventura County will celebrate Labor Day outdoors with a parade, picnics and concerts over the holiday weekend. → Read More

Bird found in Simi Valley tests positive for West Nile virus

Here's what we know about the first bird to test positive for the West Nile virus in 2021 in Ventura County. → Read More

New real estate disclosure spurs home protections against wildfire

Here's what we know about new real estate disclosures required in "high" and "very high" fire hazard severity zones. → Read More

County launches alert system to warn farmworkers of dangerous wildfire smoke

Here's what we know about a new alert system to notify farmworkers about unhealthy smoke from a wildfire. → Read More

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations climb in Ventura County after state reopens

Here's what we know about increasing case rates of COVID-19 in Ventura County. → Read More

California condor population suffers worst year on record after deadly wildfire

After a deadly year for condors, here's what we know about the future of the critically endangered birds. → Read More

'They hung on': Local scientists discover rare frog breeding in Santa Monicas

Scientists have gained a significant foothold in reintroducing a rare native frog in the Santa Monica Mountains despite a massive wildfire and punishing drought that threatened to derail the work. → Read More

Temperatures reach triple digits; authorities warn of 'excessive heat' through Monday

Here's what we know about extreme heat expected on Sunday and Monday. → Read More

Fourth of July: Here's where you can see parades and fireworks in Ventura County

Here's what we know about fireworks, shows and parades happening in Ventura County over the July Fourth weekend. → Read More

California drought: What we know about local water supplies

Here's what we know about local water supplies and what cuts customers should expect this summer. → Read More

Pride 2021: What we know about events happening in Ventura County

Here's what we know about Pride 2021 events in Ventura County. → Read More