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December 19, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
Two motorists sustained broken bones and minor injuries during a head-on collision Tuesday in a rural area south of Camarillo, the California Highway Patrol said. Armidia Chavez, 46, of Port Hueneme lost control of her car about 8 a.m., while trying to pass another vehicle heading north on Lewis Road near Cawelti Road, said Officer Steve Reid. Chavez did not have enough time to pass the other car on the two-lane road and struck Sako Kalbak, 41, of Camarillo, who was traveling south, Reid said.
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April 6, 2005 | Gregory W. Griggs, Times Staff Writer
Ventura County sheriff's officials are investigating the details of a high-speed pursuit over the weekend that resulted in the death of a Camarillo father of six. Stephen Paul Aguirre, 39, was on his way to the driving range at Camarillo Springs Golf Course on Sunday morning when he was broadsided by a Nissan Maxima traveling up to 80 mph. A Ventura County sheriff's deputy had spotted motorist David Inder Bagai, 30, driving erratically and was in pursuit at the time.
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September 3, 2003
The California Highway Patrol is seeking the public's help in the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run accident last week on the Ventura Freeway. CHP officials said the accident occurred Thursday morning when a motorist driving north in Camarillo suddenly changed lanes and struck a motorcyclist, who suffered fatal head injuries.
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August 13, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
A rape suspect who threatened to stab himself to death was arrested early Monday by Ventura County sheriff's deputies following a six-hour standoff at his Camarillo home. Gary Scott Moneta, 21, was booked on suspicion of rape, false imprisonment and criminal threats. The incident began just after 6 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Spanish Moss Place, officials said.
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May 29, 1991 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Northridge woman was fatally stabbed Tuesday on a Malibu-area beach and four inmates who escaped from a California Youth Authority facility in Camarillo were being sought in the killing, authorities said. Jacqueline Kirkham, 43, died from several stab wounds to the upper body, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy George Ducoulombier said. She was found in a public restroom at Zuma Beach County Park at about 4 p.m. by passersby and taken to a hospital where she died, the deputy said.
BUSINESS
June 6, 1995 | LEO SMITH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Wheelcare Ltd., an Israeli manufacturer of powered wheelchairs and electric vehicles and scooters, has chosen Camarillo as the site of its United States headquarters. Under the name Wheelcare Inc., the local office will be involved in sales, marketing and distribution of products sold in this country. For the short term, the focus will be on promoting the corporation's two new lines of wheelchairs.
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December 8, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Red Cross said thieves have stolen gas out of its vans at least seven times in six months. Most cases involved siphoning the fuel, but on Tuesday someone cut the fuel line of a Red Cross van, spokeswoman Debra Creadick said. Repairs will cost about $150, she said. No arrests have been made. Local Red Cross officials are considering security options, including installing surveillance cameras to keep watch on the parked vans, Creadick said.
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February 18, 2003 | Gregory W. Griggs, Times Staff Writer
A Calabasas developer is seeking to build an upscale, 225-room hotel in Camarillo next year that would be the city's second hotel project after a nearly 12-year drought. Camarillo Hotel and conference center would be a four-story, 185,000-square-foot structure with two restaurants, pool, spa, fitness center and banquet facility large enough for 425 people. The property is at Las Posas Road and East Ventura Boulevard.
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September 11, 2002 | TIMOTHY HUGHES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Compared to some of the memorials planned for the anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and at the Pentagon, today's ceremony at Leisure Village will be a small affair. There won't be a solemn reading of names of those who died on that horrible day a year ago. No heads of state will be in attendance. A pack of battle-ready F/A-18s won't buzz by in honor formation overhead. But Milt Eisner, 82, will be there. So will Ben Perry, 84, Eisner's close friend and fellow native New Yorker.
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August 27, 2003 | Fred Alvarez, Times Staff Writer
Ventura County sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a Camarillo man late Tuesday after a three-hour standoff at his home, where he had barricaded himself with his father after a confrontation with police. Sheriff's Capt. Bruce Norris said the standoff began shortly after 6 p.m. when deputies attempted to confront John Elijah Rocks, 36, who had eluded authorities earlier during a high-speed pursuit. When approached by deputies, Rocks fled inside his home in the 800 block of Rowland Avenue.
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