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Thousand Oaks Police Department ALERT!

We Need Your Help Identifying Robbery Suspects!

On 6-21-16, at about 12:48 AM, officers assigned to the Thousand Oaks Police Department responded to the 7-Eleven on Kimber Drive in Newbury Park for an armed robbery that had just occurred.

Officers investigating the incident learned two male suspects entered the location. One suspect approached the victim (lone employee) […]

June 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Child Deaths in Hot Cars On the Rise

Summer is here and temperatures are skyrocketing. Parents say they would never leave their children unattended in a car, yet in a world filled with constant distractions, they sometimes do.  According to the National Safety Council, nearly three times as many children have died after being left in hot cars this year in comparison to this time last […]

June 22nd, 2016|Summer|0 Comments

Heat Stroke or Heat Exhaustion? Do You Know the Signs?

With record breaking heat this week many residents will be affected by heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

Do you know the difference?

Heat Exhaustion:

Faint or Dizzy
Excessive Sweating
Cool, pale, clammy skin
Rapid, weak pulse
Muscle cramps

Heat Stroke:

Throbbing headache
No sweating
Body temperature above 103 degrees; red, hot, dry skin
Rapid, strong pulse
May lose […]

June 21st, 2016|Summer|0 Comments

Drunk Driving, Sober

Automobile accidents are the number one cause of death to teenagers. More than one third of all US automobile accidents involve alcohol. Los Angeles Times reporter, Charles Fleming discussed, in an article, his experience wearing a special suit and “drunk goggles”. Ford Driving Skills for Life, a program through Ford Motor Co., works to educate teenage drivers on the dangers […]

June 17th, 2016|Teen Safety|0 Comments

BakuGP: Rosberg v. Hamilton Showdown

After an exciting race last weekend in Canada, Formula 1 drivers and teams head out to Baku City, Azerbaijan for the European Grand Prix.

Leading Formula 1 drivers have questioned the safety of the street circuit that will host June 19th’s race. Nico Rosberg says parts of the track are “really not looking good.” The main area […]

June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Motorcyclist Creates Smart Helmet

The first time Ryan Shearman was scared for his life was when he was waiting longer than an hour for an ambulance to arrive to the scene of his motorcycle accident. Ryan was hit by a car and had to wait due to a delay caused by heavy traffic and incorrect directions given from the driver who […]

June 15th, 2016|Traffic Safety|0 Comments

Uber Saves Lives One Ride at a Time

Since 2012, nearly 300,000 people have driven drunk every day. That’s enough people to fill a football stadium more than four times over.  It is estimated that every 52 minutes someone is killed in a drunk driving crash.  With ridesharing services like Uber, this is beginning to change.  Now, you can tap a button to […]

June 13th, 2016|Uber|0 Comments

Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Canadian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes won his fifth Canadian Grand Prix Sunday. The victory was his second consecutive win this season. Hamilton dedicated his win to the late Muhammed Ali and the boxing legend’s family.

Nico Rosberg won the first four races of the year to establish a 43-point lead in the standings. When Rosberg and Hamilton crashed […]

June 13th, 2016|MotorSports|0 Comments

Does Your Car Have a Recalled Takata Faulty Airbag?

Recall of faulty air bags continues to plague the auto industry.  This recall involves as many as 69 million inflators in the U.S.

Toyota, Volkswagen, Fiat, Chrysler and Mitsubishi continue to sell new cars with faulty air bag inflators manufactured by the Japanese company, Takata Corp. Recently, I blogged about this worldwide recall, and its impact […]

June 10th, 2016|Takata airbag recall, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Formula 1 Drivers and Teams Go to Canada

The seventh round of the 2016 Formula 1 races will take place at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Rosberg established an early lead in the standings until he and teammate Hamilton collided at the Spanish Grand Prix. Hamilton registered his first victory at the Monaco Grand Prix. He is now 24 points behind Rosberg as he arrives to Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, where he […]

June 10th, 2016|MotorSports|0 Comments