A litter of bobcats found in a backyard in Westlake Village that belongs to a mother who survived the Woolsey Fire (Photos are courtesy of the National Park Service)
Leroy Tracy of Santa Paula is accused of kidnapping a woman as she walked on Santa Paula Street in May of 2013 and taking her to a nearby orchard where he is alleged to have sexually assaulted her. Friday he pleaded not guilty to the charges and denied the special allegations.
The dog was trapped by two feet of rushing water (Photo courtesy of the Ventura County Fire Department)
No injuries were reported in the incident that also involved a pursuit
Police are looking at whether this was gang-related, although they say the victim was not a gang member
The black mustard is a non-native invasive weed that looks good now but will become ugly brown stocks that crowd out native species and will become fuel for future wildfires (Photos courtesy of the National Park Service)
67-year-old Henry Mata is facing 300-years-to-life in prison