Arlene Martinez

Reporter at Ventura County Star

Reporter at Ventura County Star

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In Ventura, first amendment advocates faced off against those wanting to secure their own right to a safe and happy life.

Gun shows continue at Ventura County Fairgrounds

In Ventura, first amendment advocates faced off against those wanting to secure their own right to a safe and happy life.

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In Ventura sits a 2-and-a-half mile levee built in 1948. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says without rehabilitation, it could breach or collapse entirely.

Engineers call aging Ventura levee unstable

In Ventura sits a 2-and-a-half mile levee built in 1948. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says without rehabilitation, it could breach or collapse entirely.

from The 805

Ventura is moving forward with plans to open a year-round homeless shelter. The news comes just three months after a brutal murder involving a homeless man that shook the community.

Ventura greenlights year-round homeless shelter, discusses future water supply

Ventura is moving forward with plans to open a year-round homeless shelter. The news comes just three months after a brutal murder involving a homeless man that shook the community.

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