How to Watch “The Biggest Little Farm: The Return” Earth Day Special
“The Biggest Little Farm: The Return” premieres today. Stream the special Earth Day documentary when you register for Disney+. Become one with the environment in sunny Ventura County, and enjoy a heartwarming Disney+ documentary described as “akin to a real-life Charlotte’s Web.”Where to watch:You can stream “The Biggest Little Farm: The Return” with a Disney+ subscription. About, from Disney:The Disney+ Earth Day special “The Biggest Little Farm: The Return,” from National Geographic, is based on the 2018 award-winning feature documentary film that tells the story of John and Molly Chester, who abandon their urban life in Los Angeles to live on a barren farm to grow delicious food in harmony with nature in Ventura County. This Earth Day, see how the farmers utilize the interconnectedness of nature to help build soil health, maximize biodiversity, and regeneratively grow the most nutrient-dense food possible.mlive.com
Woman who wrongly accused Black teen is arrested, apologizes
This booking photo provided by Ventura County Sheriff's Office in California shows Miya Ponsetto. She was jailed in Ventura County, a spokesperson for the sheriff's office there said. (Ventura County Sheriff's Office via AP)NEW YORK – A woman who wrongly accused a Black teenager of stealing her phone and tackled him while being filmed at a New York City hotel apologized but defended her actions in a television interview conducted before she was arrested in California. A spokesperson for the sheriff's office there said it wasn't immediately clear what charges she faced. Ventura County sheriff's deputies arrested Ponsetto after spotting her driving near her home in Piru, northwest of Los Angeles, said department Capt.
Newly released video shows officer fighting "to the end" after being fatally shot in California bar massacre
The report, which found both officers acted lawfully when they fired their weapons, also includes video which shows Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt. Long is seen waiting in a back office of the bar and watching on video monitors as Helus, Barrett and Espinoza arrive. The Ventura County District Attorney's Office Thursday released new video of the deadly mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks. Ventura County District Attorney's Office/YouTubeLong is also seen lighting and throwing one of several smoke grenades that he tossed into the club to obstruct what employees and patrons could see before he opened fire. According to the report, Long fired 61 rounds over about 20 minutes before killing himself.cbsnews.com
Wrongful death lawsuit filed over Naya Rivera's drowning
VENTURA, Calif. – A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed over the drowning of “Glee” actor Naya Rivera, who died this summer while boating with her 4-year-old son on a California lake. The suit, filed Tuesday, blames Ventura County and managers of Lake Piru for her accidental death on July 8 at the lake northwest of Los Angeles. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said Rivera's body was most likely trapped in thick vegetation underwater for several days before floating to the top. A call seeking comment from Ventura County wasn't immediately returned Wednesday night. A county spokesperson declined to comment to Fox News, saying the county hadn't been served with the lawsuit.
LIVE STREAM: California police provide update on body found in search of Glee star Naya Rivera
VENTURE COUNTY, Calif. The Venture County Sheriffs Office in California will host a news briefing at 5 p.m. Monday to provide an update after a body was found during the search for missing Glee star Naya Rivera. You can watch the news briefing live below at 5 p.m. on Monday.
Calif. police: Missing Glee star Naya Rivera found dead in SoCal lake
LOS ANGELES California police announced that missing Glee star Naya Riveras body was found in a southern California lake that she went missing in five days ago. Search crews found the body on Monday in Lake Piru -- an hours drive from Los Angeles -- where Rivera went missing while boating with her four-year-old son on June 8. Riveras body was found in an area where the water is 30-60 feet deep and has heavy brush and trees along the lakebed, police said. Riveras son reportedly told police that the pair was swimming and he returned to the boat, but she did not. The boy, Riveras son from her marriage to actor Ryan Dorsey, was safe and healthy and quickly reunited with family members after he was found, authorities said.
Southern California blaze sears structures, threatens orchards and oil fields
By sunset, the fire was threatening some 2,700 homes and other structures, with roughly 10,800 people under evacuation orders, Sheriff Bill Auyb told reporters. No injuries were reported, but at least two structures were destroyed, county spokeswoman Natalie Hernandez told Reuters by phone. The oil fields have good fire clearance, so that works to their favor, she said. The fire erupted just as fierce Santa Ana desert gusts had begun to subside after howling across much of Southern California for two days. That blaze, which destroyed at least 349 homes and other structures, was listed as 65% contained on Thursday evening.feeds.reuters.com
"It looked like a volcano up there": Maria Fire threatens Southern California
Santa Paula, California Ventura County officials say firefighters contained 30% of the Maria Fire, which has burned nearly 15 square miles and continues to threaten more than 2,500 homes and other buildings. The officials said the humidity is expected to stay low and winds will be more favorable to firefighting in Southern California. "It looked like a volcano up there, everything was all igniting, all the tree lines and brush, it really looked like a volcano. The Maria Fire moves down a hill in Santa Paula, California, U.S. November 1, 2019. "We have world class firefighters doing world class work every single day and I couldn't be more proud of them, but we don't have world class utilities," Newsom said.cbsnews.com
New Maria wildfire drives thousands from homes near Los Angeles
About the same time, a brush fire sparked in Ventura County, northwest of Los Angeles, and exploded to almost 4,000 acres in about three hours, authorities said. County officials issued mandatory evacuation orders for about 7,500 residents and said only that the cause was under investigation. "It started, just a very small corner and then like within minutes it just expanded really quickly," Davawn Escobar told NBC Los Angeles with flames visible on a hillside. "We took the kitties, ourselves and our cellphone, and that's it," Mercado told NBC Los Angeles. Alex Johnson reported from Los Angeles, and David K. Li from New York.cnbc.com
Oil-Covered Owl Gets Clean After Falling Into California Pit
That is one dirty bird. A great horned owl recently fell into an oil pit in Ventura County, California, and the soaked bird needed a good scrubbing. Workers from the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Networks scooped the animal up and brought it to the center for treatment. Using lots of dish soap and warm water, they moved the owl from tub to tub to wash the gunk from its feathers. Once the Wildlife Care Network was finished, the owl was sent to the International Bird Rescue for more cleaning.