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August 4, 1991 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As heavy machines dragged away most of the remaining wreckage from a Southern Pacific train that derailed on a Ventura Freeway overpass, residents returned to the beach houses Saturday that they were forced to leave six days earlier. Truckers and crane operators, wearing only work clothes, speedily moved tons of twisted rail cars, avoiding the remaining hydrazine hot spots, which had been fenced off and covered with sand.
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August 4, 1991 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As heavy machines dragged away most of the remaining wreckage from a Southern Pacific train that derailed on a Ventura Freeway overpass, residents returned to the beach houses Saturday that they were forced to leave six days earlier. Truckers and crane operators, wearing only work clothes, speedily moved tons of twisted rail cars, avoiding the remaining hydrazine hot spots, which had been fenced off and covered with sand.
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November 22, 2001 | MARGARET TALEV, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff's deputies have beefed up security at local mosques and synagogues. The California Highway Patrol has visited the 76 firms that truck or ship hazardous materials into Ventura County, making sure all their drivers are properly licensed. Local public health officials are developing systems to track illnesses among animals as well as people; a plethora of dead squirrels, for instance, could be an early indicator of plague.
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