The defendant was in court facing a preliminary hearing on the original rape charges when prosecutors added an additional charge of trying to solicit someone to kill the alleged victim
Despite the storm, no major troubles reported. We can expect more of this into tomorrow. Highway 33 still closed north of the Ojai Valley through the Los Padres and Interstate Five at the Grapevine was closed, then it was opened, now it's closed again.
Fire was contained to the garage, no one was hurt (Photo courtesy Ventura City Fire)
The first front moved through Wednesday morning bring one half to one inch of rain and some snow in the mountains, but a second front early Thanksgiving morning should bring more rain with thunderstorms and lower snow (Photo Ventura County Fire/OES webcam on Rasnow Peak)
The storm will arrive in Ventura County on Thanksgiving Eve and stick around for Thanksgiving dinner and Black Friday
Mother Nature plans her own "water-drop" on the fire Wednesday (Photo by Mike Eliason SB County Fire)
David Cerda was originally convicted of murder as someone who aided and abetted the killer in the double murders of an Oxnard couple in their home 33-years ago