Known as @lacrimes on Twitter, during 25 years at The Times he also has been part of the breaking news staff that won Pulitzers in 1998, 2004 and 2016. Julie Novak embrace outside the Borderline Bar & Grill after a gunman fatally shot 12 people, including a fellow deputy. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (KABC) -- A woman is dead and a man was wounded in an apparent murder-attempted suicide at The Oaks Mall in Thousand Oaks, authorities said. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office sent deputies to Los Angeles to help respond to riots and looting over the weekend. Community See All. This is a varied community, with homes representing a wide range of time periods and styles. A family reunification center also was established at the Thousand Oaks Teen Center, where Mayor Pro Tem Rob McCoy was seen around 3:30 a.m. McCoy embraced one couple as they walked up. Ron Helus leaves Los Robles Regional Medical Center for the medical examiner’s office in Ventura. Nellie Wong’s friends at Cal State Channel Islands in Camarillo had surprised her Wednesday night and taken her out to celebrate her 21st birthday. A woman was killed and a man was injured following a shooting at a Ventura County shopping mall Saturday afternoon. “There’s no way to make sense out of the senseless.”. Spain has been gripped by violence as anti-lockdown protesters clash with police in multiple cities, including Madrid and Barcelona, over the state and regional governments’ move to toughen Covid-19 restrictions. Los Angeles Christmas Market: A pop-up shopping experience, opens 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 27. Kobe Bryant fans flock to Mamba Academy to pay respects. Users select 100, 50 or 36% green options. It was not an active shooter incident. Helus and a California Highway Patrol officer were the first people to run into the bar, about four minutes after the first 911 call, Dean said. “That guilt that I could have done something more.”. He shouted, “He’s coming out this door!” before making his escape. Matthew Wennerstrom, a Borderline regular, said he had been inside for an hour when he heard gunfire. Long, 28, lived in Newbury Park, five miles from the dance hall. Tim Dominguez, who has been going to Borderline for 16 years, said he wouldn’t normally go on a Wednesday because it’s college night. Ron Helus arrives at the coroner’s office in Ventura. Eleven people were killed, in addition to a sheriff’s sergeant responding to the scene who was gunned down by the assailant minutes later. Demonstrators gathered in Thousand Oaks on Friday evening in response to the death of George Floyd on Monday in Minneapolis. "The situation is contained and there is no threat to the public," the Thousand Oaks Station tweeted around 3:15 p.m. “I don’t want to get out in front of what the evidence in the investigation will show,” Delacourt said. Sheriffs interview witnesses at the Borderline Bar & Grill. A couple walk up Rolling Oaks Drive following the shooting. The shooter’s weapon had an extended magazine, Dean said; he added he did not know how many bullets were in the weapon or how many the magazine could actually hold. “All I could think about was how helpless I was,” Wennerstrom said. Neighbors on his manicured, leafy street said they suspected he had emotional issues. He pulled as many people as he could to the floor and under a pool table, tried to quiet those around him and count the shots. “Thank goodness, he didn’t see me at all.”. 350 West Hillcrest Drive (895.08 mi) Thousand Oaks… You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. Four Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials are refusing to testify in the coroner’s inquest into the deputy shooting death of Andres Guardado. California breaks record for hospitalizations. Brittny Mejia is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering the 2020 presidential campaign. She is a military brat who calls Germany home and is a graduate of the University of Arizona. Sean Greene is a graphics and data journalist covering science, the environment and medicine at the Los Angeles Times. Garo Kuredjian of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. There are some snobs, but mostly nice people. Several teenagers said their parents were comfortable sending them to Borderline, next to a golf course and the 101 Freeway, because it was familiar and safe. Lawsuit alleges years of anti-Black discrimination at San Diego area college. The perfect venue for weddings, family celebrations, fundraising galas or corporate retreats. A woman was killed and a man was injured following a shooting at a Ventura County shopping mall Saturday afternoon. The truck caught fire around 5 a.m. at Hampshire Road. All rights reserved. Rick Montanez reports for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2018. He served a seven-month tour in Afghanistan during his nearly five years in the service, according to the Department of Defense. There are currently over 200 people in line at La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks, waiting to donate blood to victims of last night’s mass shooting, according to school officials. Some crouched behind pool tables and in bathroom stalls, fumbling with phones as they tried to call and text their loved ones. Hundreds line up at La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks to donate blood for victims of the Borderline Bar and Grill mass shooting. THOUSAND OAKS (CBSLA) — Highway 101 in Thousands Oaks Sunday was closed in both directions due to a large, truck fire. Thousand Oaks man allegedly killed his mother, stabbed himself, officials say. People comfort each other after a mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill. There are 434 active homes for sale in Thousand Oaks, CA, which spend an average of 51 days on the market. Officers inspect the Borderline Bar & Grill after the shooting. She is a native of Orange County and attended Chapman University, where she was the editor-in-chief of the college newspaper, the Panther. by Kimberly Rivers. The shooting left 12 people dead and 18 others injured, some who were hurt trying to escape. kimberly@vcreporter.com. Homes for sale in Thousand Oaks, CA have a median listing price of $875,000. 5:15 a.m. James Queally writes about crime and policing in Southern California for the Los Angeles Times. He was a 29-year veteran of the department who planned to retire in a year or two, Dean said. Chris, 58, was arrested in the early morning hours of February 26, 2018, for driving under the influence in Thousand Oaks, California after leaving Heather's home. 4:30 a.m.: This story was updated with details about the shooter and additional witness accounts. Take a chance on cultural and educational experiences, Nov. 26-Dec. 3. Ron Helus leaves the hospital. Cops have it surrounded with huge guns. ... rumors on social media about possible looting that might take place at The Oaks … “It is hard, everyone is like family there,” said Eads. This story was first published at midnight. 13-year-old fan may have taken last known photo of Kobe Bryant . Get up to speed with our Essential California newsletter, sent six days a week. Hannah Fry is a Metro reporter covering breaking news in California. Survivors and bystanders outside the Borderline Bar & Grill. Pictured: Students at a Black Lives Matter protest in Westlake Village on May 30, 2020. Former LA Deputy Mayor Among New Defendants Added to Sprawling Corruption Indictment, Holiday Giving: NBC4’s Annual Help 4 the Hungry Donation Drive Supports Regional Food Banks, Copyright © 2020 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. Thousand Oaks Clothing co. offers a bulk discount on purchases of 10+ shirts with the … Adam Housley, who until six weeks ago was a national correspondent for Fox News, arrived at the Los Robles Regional Medical Center around 3:30 a.m., searching for his niece Alaina, 18, a freshman at Pepperdine University. As the shooting started, she dived to the floor and hid behind a group of tables and barstools, squeezing her nose closed with her hand to avoid choking on the smoke. Many of those officers, however, live more than an hour’s drive away—in places like Palmdale and Thousand Oaks—and by the time they arrived much of the damage was done. I gotta go on a call.”. Welcome to our comprehensive gift guide for the 2020 holiday season. This article was updated throughout with additional details and background. “Thousand Oaks is one of the safest communities in the United States. SUBSCRIBE NOW. People huddle together in a parking lot along South Moorpark Road in the aftermath of a mass shooting. During a break in the gunfire, the man filming sprinted toward the exit, the video punctuated by his heavy breathing. Long was found dead in a back room. The bar’s patrons also frequent the Stagecoach country music festival in Indio, and some were also survivors of the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas that left 58 dead last year. Thousand Oaks Acorn June 12 at 4:42 PM Brian Stark, administrator of Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency, ... said the closure is a stop-gap measure while the organization figures out how to adequately staff the area to keep the increasingly popular landmark safe, both for …