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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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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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January 4, 2005 | From Times Staff Reports
A 45-year-old Oxnard man was shot to death over the weekend after he apparently went to a neighbor's house to wish friends a happy new year, police said. Police found Ronnie Perez lying in front of a residence in the 1000 block of G Street after they responded to reports of gunfire about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Perez was taken to St. John's Regional Medical Center, where he died, police said. No suspects have been identified.
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January 4, 2005 | From a Times Staff Writer
A 45-year-old Oxnard man was fatally shot over the weekend after he apparently went to a neighbor's house to wish friends a happy new year, police said. Police found Ronnie Perez lying in front of a residence in the 1000 block of G Street after they responded to reports of gunfire about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Perez was taken to St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, where he later died, police said. No suspects have been identified.
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October 20, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
OXNARD An Oxnard man died Monday night after he ran across Channel Islands Boulevard and was hit by a sport utility vehicle, police said. Manuel Garcia Cruz, 43, was seen running on the boulevard east of El Dorado Avenue about 7:30 p.m. when he was hit by an SUV driven by a 41-year-old Port Hueneme woman, police said. Garcia died at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. The driver, whose name has not been released, was not injured or cited, police said.
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September 21, 2004 | Greg Griggs, Times Staff Writer
Oxnard police are investigating the deaths of two men in separate shootings over the weekend. Oscar Rosendo Ponce, 33, was found in the alley of the 3000 block of South G Street about 12:30 a.m. Sunday with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. About 4:30 a.m. Monday, the body of a 20-year-old Oxnard resident was found in the alley of the 600 block of South E Street. He had been shot in the head.
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