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June 13, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Services
Two Oxnard police officers who were patrolling the beach in an SUV ran over and killed a sunbather Monday, authorities said. The woman was identified late Monday as Cindy Conolly, 49, of Sioux City, Iowa. Mike Feiler, senior deputy medical examiner for the Ventura County coroner, said she was staying at the nearby Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Resort with her fiance, who was at the hotel while she was sunbathing.
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June 3, 2006 | Arin Gencer, Times Staff Writer
Five people accused of smuggling hundreds of illegal immigrants, including infants, as part of an Oxnard-based ring were arrested late Thursday and ordered held without bond Friday, officials said. Oxnard residents Juan Ramirez-Ramirez, 37; Maria Margarita Renovato-Rangel, 24; and Maria De Jesus Renovato-Rangel, 29; Joel Rodriguez-Vargas, 27, of Riverside; and Manuel Leon-Morales, 62, of Los Angeles were being held on felony charges, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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April 8, 2006 | Gregory W. Griggs, Times Staff Writer
Just days after $2,500 worth of tools were stolen from a Habitat for Humanity project in Oxnard, concerned county residents have pledged more than triple the tools' value in donations. "It's a very sad way to have a fundraiser," said Karen Jensen, Habitat's Ventura County project manager, of the nearly $8,000 promised. "But it just proves there are some really great people in the community who want to help us."
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March 10, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A 10-year-old Oxnard girl was hit by a school bus and killed while walking to school Thursday, authorities said. Edith Luna, a fifth-grader, was struck shortly before 7:30 a.m. at an intersection a few blocks from Curren Elementary School. The girl was in or near the crosswalk when she was hit, California Highway Patrol spokesman Steve Reid said. The bus, operated by Durham School Services for the Oxnard School District, was carrying five passengers. The accident was under investigation.
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June 25, 2005 | Deborah Schoch and Gregory W.Griggs, Times Staff Writers
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has expressed a preference for a liquefied natural gas terminal offshore from Oxnard over other sites, including Long Beach, igniting a furor along the Southern California coast as some local officials and residents praise the safety of an offshore site while others decry his comments as premature and irresponsible. The governor expressed his "personal preference" for a proposed BHP Billiton terminal 14 miles offshore from Oxnard.
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March 11, 2005 | Daryl Kelley, Times Staff Writer
Oxnard police on Thursday arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a college baseball player last weekend after confronting a group of athletes as they munched hamburgers along a quiet residential street. Albert Carrillo of Oxnard was apprehended without incident at a friend's Oxnard house after witnesses identified him as the person who pulled out a handgun and fired at Pedro "Peter" Reveles early Saturday, authorities said.
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March 4, 2005 | From Times Staff Reports
A 48-year-old Oxnard woman died Wednesday from injuries after she was struck by a Metrolink train, authorities said Thursday. Rose Ann Canton-Norberg and her husband, Tim Norberg, 42, were walking along the railroad tracks near Oxnard Boulevard and Esplanade Drive about 6 p.m. Wednesday when they were hit by a northbound commuter train, said James Baroni, a senior deputy coroner's investigator. "They tried to get out of the way," he said. Canton-Norberg was taken to St.
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March 3, 2005 | Fred Alvarez, Times Staff Writer
A landmark injunction against Oxnard's most violent street gang has cut crime in Ventura County's largest city and should be made permanent to safeguard the community, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Launching a trial in Superior Court to determine whether a temporary injunction against the Colonia Chiques should be made permanent, Deputy Dist. Atty.
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February 15, 2005 | From Times Staff Reports
An Amtrak train carrying 80 passengers hit a tractor trailer hauling frozen strawberries Monday, causing some minor injuries. Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner struck the truck about 4:30 p.m. at the rail crossing at 5th Street and Rose Avenue, said Fire Battalion Chief Chris Donabedian. He said the train did not derail and the guardrails and crossing lights were operating properly. The train originated in San Diego at noon and was headed to San Luis Obispo.
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February 1, 2005 | From a Times Staff Writer
A 28-year-old Oxnard man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of his roommate, police said on Monday. Oscar Acosta Trejo was arrested about 3 a.m. Sunday, about two hours after Ricardo Acosta-Rosales, 17, died from stab wounds, said David Keith, spokesman for the Oxnard Police Department. Trejo and Acosta-Rosales were roommates in the 2200 block of Lassen Street and apparently got into a fight outside their residence, Keith said.
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