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Past articles by John:

Law enforcement agencies focus on de-escalating potentially violent confrontations

Mark Stadler had only been out of the police academy for a couple of months when he was called to a hotel in downtown Santa Barbara in November 1987. → Read More

Newbury Park woman charged with securities fraud, other felonies

A Newbury Park woman has been charged with four felony counts of securities fraud, elder fraud, and grand theft. → Read More

Suspect arrested in the July 30th death of an Oxnard woman

Port Hueneme police said on Tuesday they've arrested a suspect in the July 30th killing of a 61-year-old woman. → Read More

Victims of 2014 plant explosion receive portion of $700,000 in restitution

Ventura County prosecutors said on Thursday that $700,000 of restitution has gone to those injured in a 2014 blast at the Santa Clara Waste Water Co. → Read More

Police look for man following Camarillo bank robbery

Camarillo police were looking into a bank robbery that occurred shortly after 2:30 p.m. at a Citibank Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Thieves target at least 11 Simi Valley businesses in early morning burglaries

At least 11 businesses were burglarized in Simi Valley early Thursday morning in what police suspect involved more than one group of burglars. → Read More

Heat expected to stay in Ventura County, region through next week

A massive high-pressure system parked over the southwest brought triple-digit heat to parts of Ventura County on Tuesday. → Read More

Ventura man sentenced for severe beating

A Ventura man has been sentenced to eight years in prison severely beating his ex-girlfriend in October 2016, prosecutors said on Monday. → Read More

Simi Valley man receives 16-year prison sentence for stabbing outside mosque

A Simi Valley man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for a December 2016 stabbing at a mosque, Ventura County prosecutors said on Monday. → Read More

Portions of Tierra Rejada Road closed in Moorpark after crash

At least one person suffered major injuries in a traffic accident in Moorpark on Monday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol reported. → Read More

Gas leak leads to Santa Paula road closure

Santa Paula police and others were on scene of a gas leak along the 700 block of Ojai Road. → Read More

Oxnard man accused of lewd acts with a child

Ventura police detectives arrested a man on Wednesday on suspicion of a lewd act with a child. → Read More

Thousand Oaks man kept far more exotic reptiles than allowed

A Thousand Oaks man was permitted to have only 27 exotic reptiles at a rural location and not the 40 discovered on Rancho Lane in July, documents show. → Read More

2 arrested after stolen vehicle found in Ventura

Two Ventura men were arrested on Tuesday morning after police said they found a stolen vehicle. → Read More

4 plead guilty to drug smuggling into Ventura County jail

Four people were sentenced to the Ventura County Jail after pleading guilty to either bringing or helping to bring drugs into the jail, sheriff officials said on Monday. → Read More

Drivers cited by CHP during Sunday checkpoint

Fourteen drivers were cited by the California Highway Patrol on Sunday during a sobriety checkpoint in eastern Ventura County. → Read More

Santa Paula police look for home-invasion robbery suspects

Santa Paula police were looking for three males said to be from 17 to 25 years of age following a home invasion robbery there on Friday. → Read More

DUI checkpoint in Thousand Oaks leads to one arrest, one citation

Thousand Oaks police arrested one person on suspicion of DUI of alcohol and cited another for driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license. → Read More

Attendance drops for 2017's Ventura County Fair

Attendance at this year's Ventura County Fair was down by 8 percent compared to 2016 when a record 332,262 visitors went to the event. → Read More

Oxnard police arrest man after finding stolen vehicle

Oxnard police arrested a 23-year-old man Wednesday morning after finding a stolen vehicle and a sawed-off shotgun hidden inside. → Read More