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As some of you know, over the last few months I've become an avid follower of the adventures of A-62 Isleno and A-63 Whisk. Okay, actually, addicted is more accurate.

 

California firefighters stop 30,000 gallons of crude oil from reaching the ocean - but the damage done to the land is still unknown Ventura County Firefighters have stopped a massive oil leak that would have seen 700 barrels of crude oil - equivalent to around 29,400 gallons, authorities said - hitting the Pacific Ocean. The spill, which began about a mile inland from San Buenaventura State Beach Thursday, had been headed toward the San Jon Road, which would have redirected it onto the 101 Freeway and ultimately on to the Pacific Ocean.

 

Crew members work to keep crude oil from flowing into the ocean after a spill in Ventura, Calif. Thursday, June 23, 2016.

 

Thursday, June 23, 2016. LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT Rep. John Lewis, who shed blood in Selma for civil rights, sat shoulder to shoulder with fellow Democrats on the House floor as the leader of an extraordinary protest demanding votes on gun control.

 

Roughly 30,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into Ventura's Prince Barranca Valley on Thursday after a pipeline break.

 

An estimated 29,400 gallons of crude oil spilled Thursday from a pipeline and flowed down an arroyo in Ventura County, California, officials said. The oil moved a half-mile from the spill but did not reach a beach, Ventura Fire Department spokeswoman Kelly Flanders said.

 

The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a potential of 5,000 barrels of crude oil spilled inland near Ventura. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received a report from the Ventura County Fire Department at 6:30 a.m., Thursday, reporting that a spill from an inland platform occurred.

 

Ventura County firefighters are racing to stop thousands of gallons of crude oil from flowing into the ocean after a leak was spotted at Prince Barranca valley, officials said. The leak was spotted about 5:30 a.m. in a pipeline in Hall Canyon and estimated to involve up to 5,000 barrels of crude, Ventura County Fire Department spokesman Mike Lindbery said.

 

When you think of art collecting, what comes to mind? Seven-figure auction sales from news stories? Or towering egos and chichi galleries from movies? Focus on the Masters hosted an event recently that offered a very different perspective. "Where Art Lives" was a self-led tour of the homes of eleven local art collectors that brought to light the intimate and dynamic relationships between works of art, their collectors and the spaces they share.

 

Best-known as the co-lead singer/co-songwriter of the iconic punk band X, the musician is in the midst of an extensive tour promoting his new solo record, The Westerner. This weekend, he'll make a stop in Ventura at the annual Roadshow Revival festival, returning for a third time to top a bill that includes The Blasters and Paladins.

 

Once again, Ventura County is leading the way in environmental protections. New rules adopted by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board require farmers and other industrial agriculturalists to meet higher anti-water pollution measures, including monitoring and testing that are now the strongest statewide.

 

The family of a 14-year-old boy killed in a hit-and-run while he rode his bicycle to a friend's house has filed a lawsuit against the tow truck driver allegedly responsible and the city and county of Ventura that contracts with him, the family's attorney said on Wednesday. Jonathan Hernandez was killed on Feb. 18 near Telegraph Road and North Saticoy Avenue in Ventura when a tow truck on its way to a service call hit him.

 

CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [...] VENTURA - A van careened off Highway 101 and into several cars parked at a Ventura motel Wednesday morning.

 

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and throughout the summer. Blood donations often decline in the summer months, especially around summer holidays when donors are less available to give.

 

Assemblyman Miguel Santiago is sponsoring legislation that would provide police officers three days' notice before the public release of police dash and body camera videos. Assemblyman Miguel Santiago is sponsoring legislation that would provide police officers three days' notice before the public release of police dash and body camera videos.

 

Lee "Scratch" Perry 's productions were amongst the first to feature and popularize the reggae sound, including Bob Marley 's pivotal early singles and first album, after Perry threatened to kill Marley for stealing his best musicians. All told, he produced hundreds of songs by various artists spread over multiple labels, many at his Black Ark studio .

 

Sofia Samatar has spent a lifetime immersed in unfamiliar lands. As a child in New Jersey, she delved into Middle Earth, Narnia and Earthsea, as well as the landscapes of fairy tale and mythology.

 
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