Ventura County

VCFD

Southern California Edison power lines touching each other in strong winds definitely started the Thomas Fire, according to a report released Wednesday by the Ventura County Fire Department.

Ventura Police Department

Police on the Central Coast are looking for 29-year-old Brandon Ellis, following a murder this morning in Ventura.

The pilot killed in a single-engine plane crash yesterday morning in Northern Ventura County is being identified as film composer James Horner.