Enough Is Enough and I’ve Had Enough
7/12/2018 10:22:40 PM

Dr. James L. Snyder   I have had enough of some things. There are, however, some things I can never have enough. Apple fritters and coffee are things I can never have enough of. I would never use the word “enough” with these words. Some things are in this category of “I’ve Had Enough.” Recently, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage said, “Your birthday is coming up. What do you want to do for your birthday?” I looked at her like I have never looked at her before and said, “Enough, I’ve had enough of birthdays...

A Letter from America’s Children
7/12/2018 10:18:43 PM

By Ron Harris   Dear U.S. Media, Democrats, Republicans, Independents and to the concerned Americans who poured out into the streets to protest Donald Trump’s cruel and faulty immigration policies, What about us? We understand and applaud your response to this administration’s malevolent separation of immigrant families from their children—policies and practices so un-American and shocking that they have come to dominate the national conversation. Your immediate, visceral response to evil spurred you into action. But there is another evil, a...

Former Coach of Tyler Honeycutt Had Grown Concerned
7/12/2018 10:13:42 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP)—A former coach and family friend of onetime Sacramento Kings and UCLA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt says he had grown increasingly concerned about the young man before he was found dead following a standoff with Los Angeles police. Bort Escoto, who coached Honeycutt in high school, told the Los Angeles Times that Honeycutt's mother called him early Saturday to say her son had killed himself. Escoto told the Los Angeles Daily News that Honeycutt had “been going through some things.” The day of his death, Escoto said he was planning on...

Council Approves Two New Fire Trucks
7/12/2018 10:02:18 PM

By Chris Frost Special to the Tri County Sentry   The Oxnard Fire Department is adding to its fleet, as the city council approved a purchase order for two new fire trucks unanimously during its June 10, meeting. The new fire trucks will be purchased through the 2018 line of credit proceeds. Based on the five-year lease term, the annual debt payment will be $338,769 and is included in the proposed FY2018-19 Measure O funding. The fire trucks will cost, $1,360, 900 for two engines will come from South Coast Fire Equipment. Fire Chief Darwin Base the city...

Ventura County Fair Poster Contest Winners Announced
7/12/2018 10:01:18 PM

VENTURA COUNTY—Ventura County children in grades 5-12 competed in the ninth Ventura County Fair Poster Contest with entries that illustrated the Fair’s 2018 Theme: “A Country Fair with Ocean Air.” Of 59 entries, three were chosen by a panel of judges as the winners of the 2018 Ventura County Fair Poster Contest. First Prize went to Carys Garvey (15) of Ventura. Carys attends El Camino High School in Ventura, where she will be entering 10th grade in the fall. Carys has varied interests, including photography, music, running, science and math. Carys is also a...

Lost Oxnard Girl Found Safe
7/12/2018 9:58:10 PM

OXNARD—During the early morning hours of July 6, 2018, Monica Nieves was located unharmed and reunited with her family. The investigation revealed that her disappearance was an intentional act and foul play was not involved. The Oxnard Police Department appreciates the effort made by everyone to ensure her safe return. On July 1, 2018, at approximately 3 p.m., Monica Nieves (age 11) walked away from the 500 Block of North Roosevelt Avenue in the City of Oxnard. At approximately 10:30 p.m., her parents called the Oxnard Police Department to help locate the missing juvenile whom...

Police officers found a 17-year-old male with a handgun on July 7.
7/12/2018 9:56:47 PM

Juvenile Arrested for Possession of Handgun, Controlled Substance OXNARD—On July 7, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Officers from the Oxnard Police Department conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a suspicious vehicle involved in narcotic use in the 4500 block of Cloyne Street. The Officers contacted the occupants of the car and discovered that a 17-year-old male in the vehicle was in possession of a controlled substance and a loaded firearm. The juvenile was arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance while in possession of a firearm and other firearm-related charges....

Oxnard Parks Receive Grant
7/3/2018 8:23:11 PM

By Chris Frost Special to the Tri County Sentry   OXNARD—The Oxnard Parks Recreation and Community Services and Development Commission heard the latest about the Park Grant Projects and how it will benefit the city during the June 27, meeting. There is an April 30 spending deadline for the California Housing and Community Development Park Grant. All the money has to be spent, for Durley, Del Sol, Thompson, Colonia, and Carty Park. Paul Jordan made the presentation for the parks division and said there are a lot of park projects and renovation in plan check...

Gang Members Arrested with Firearms
7/3/2018 8:18:44 PM

OXNARD—On June 29, 2018, at 4:21 PM Oxnard Police Department officers responded to Yale Street and Highland Avenue to investigate a citizen’s report of several gang members loitering in the area. Officers arrived and observed seven subjects with open containers of alcohol. During the investigation, officers attempted to search Filemoni Aloese but he became uncooperative. After subduing Aloese, a 9-shot 22 caliber revolver was located concealed in his waistband. Officers then searched Rodolfo Raya and found a hammer concealed in his waistband in addition to a methamphetamine...

Maxine Waters Cancels Weekend Events After Threats
7/3/2018 8:15:16 PM

LOS ANGELES—Residents in Congresswoman Maxine Waters' South Los Angeles district will have a chance to sound off on the recent controversy surrounding the escalating war of words between the Democratic lawmaker and the Trump administration Saturday in a town-hall program that will be broadcast on the radio and live-streamed online. Waters canceled two weekend events in Texas and Alabama after receiving death threats, her office told CNN. "As the president has continued to lie and falsely claim that I encouraged people to assault his supporters, while also offering a...