CA Man Kenneth Carter ID’d As Driver In Sunday Night Fresno Fatal Pregnant Pedestrian Strike

FRESNO COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Kenneth Carter, of Fresno, California, has been identified as the suspect in a Sunday night hit-and-run vehicle collision that killed a pregnant woman in Fresno County.

Carter, 32, is accused of fatally striking a 7-month pregnant woman as she walk in a crosswalk in northwest Fresno Sunday night.

According to reports, the unnamed woman was on foot crossing the street with family members on W Swift Ave near N Marks Ave in Fresno, when an SUV, operated by Carter, fatally struck her around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

The SUV then fled the scene.

Police say, Carter initially fled the scene but contacted the department moments later to turn himself in.

Carter was booked into the Fresno County Jail for vehicular manslaughter.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Fresno County, officially the County of Fresno, is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of California. As of July 1, 2019, the population was 999,101. The county seat is Fresno, the fifth most populous city in California – Wikipedia.

Singer Frank Ocean Brother Ryan Breaux ID’d As Victim In Sunday Thousand Oaks Double-Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

THOUSAND OAKS, CA. (THECOUNT) — Ryan Breaux, the brother of singer, Frank Ocean, has been identified as the victim in a fiery Sunday double-fatal vehicle crash in Southern California.

Breaux was one of two victims killed early Sunday morning after a violent single-vehicle crash near Thousand Oaks.

According to reports, a vehicle was traveling on North Westlake Boulevard near Skelton Canyon Circle in Thousand Oaks, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 1:30 Sunday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree and burst into flames.

The force of the crash caused the vehicle to half.

Both occupants were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt for thermal injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who might have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Senior Deputy Dan Ambarian at 805-494-8245.

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Geo quick facts: Thousand Oaks is the second-largest city in Ventura County, California, United States. It is in the northwestern part of Greater Los Angeles, approximately 40 miles from Downtown Los Angeles, and is less than 15 miles from the Los Angeles neighborhood of Woodland Hills – Wikipedia.

OC Register Eugene Harbrecht ID’d As Victim In Thursday Santa Ana Fatal Street Racing Crash

ORANGE COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Eugene Harbrecht, of Santa Ana, California, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday fatal two-vehicle crash in Orange County.

Harbrecht, 67, was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a possible street racer late Thursday morning.

According to reports, Harbrecht was operating a Ford Ranger pickup truck on North Bristol Street near West Santa Clara Avenue in Santa Ana, when the vehicle was struck by a BMW traveling at high speed around 11:45 a.m. Thursday. The Ranger then caught fire.

Harbrecht was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the racing BMW was transported in unknown condition.

Another vehicle involving in the street race fled the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Orange County is a region in Southern California. It’s known for Anaheim’s Disneyland Resort, a huge complex of rides, restaurants and shops. Nearby, in Buena Park, is Knott’s Berry Farm, a large theme park. Cities with surf beaches include Huntington Beach, with its surfing museum. Newport Beach’s boat-filled harbor sits opposite Balboa Peninsula. Laguna Beach has tide pools and oceanfront Crystal Cove State Park – wikipedia.

CA Man Daniel Figueroa ID’d As Victim In Sunday Ventura County Fatal Ducati Crash

VENTURA COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Daniel F Figueroa Sr., of Santa Barbara, California, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday multi-motorcycle crash in Ventura County.

Figueroa, 42, was killed and two other riders injured, in a triple-motorcycle crash involving a vehicle Sunday afternoon near Ojai.

According to reports, Figueroa was operating a Ducati motorcycle along with two other riders on Highway 33 near Ojai, when Figueroa’s bike came into contact with a Jeep Grand Cherokee, operated by 39-year-old Philip Stewart of San Francisco.

The other riders, 26-year-old Hector Romero-Gutierrez of Santa Barbara and 31-year-old Edgar Hernandez of Ventura, took evasive action and wrecked around 12:15 p.m. Sunday.

Romero-Gutierrez and Hernandez were transported to area hospitals with unknown injuries.

Figueroa was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The condition of the Jeep driver was not provided.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Ventura County is a county in the southern part of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 823,318. The largest city is Oxnard, and the county seat is the city of Ventura – Wikipedia.

Singer Tamar Braxton Hospitalized Following Attempted Suicide At LA Live Ritz Carlton

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Tamar Braxton, a Grammy nominated singer, was hospitalized Thursday evening after police responded to a report of a possible suicide attempt at Ritz Carlton Residences in Los Angeles.

Braxton, 43, was transported to an area hospital after being found unresponsive of a possible overdose at the downtown Los Angeles “LA Live” high-rise.

Officers were called about 9:45 p.m. to the Ritz Carlton Residences in the 900 block of Olympic Boulevard, where Braxton was found unresponsive and unconscious, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department said. She was transported to California Hospital, where she was listed in stable condition, reports ABC7.

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Geo quick facts: Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes – wikipedia.

CA Man Christopher Jones ID’d As Bicyclist In Thursday Desert Hot Springs Fatal Hit-And-Run Vehicle Strike

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Christopher Jones, of Palm Springs, California, has been identified as the bicyclist in a fatal hit-and-run vehicle strike in Riverside County Thursday morning.

Chris Jones, 43, was killed in a hit-and-run crash Thursday morning near Desert Hot Springs.

According to reports, Jones was operating a bicycle in the area of Two Bunch Palms Trail, when he was struck and killed by a Lexus IS250 at around 5:30 a.m.

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Police are seeking a suspect operating a maroon, 2006-2009 Lexus IS250 similar to the one pictured below:

The vehicle was last seen driving westbound on Two Bunch Palms Trail towards Little Morongo Road.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident is asked to contact Officer James at (760) 329-6411 extension 351 or the Watch Commander, (760) 329-2904 Ext.302. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-STOP.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Riverside County is a county located in the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,189,641, making it the fourth-most populous county in California and the 10th-most populous in the United States – Wikipedia.

‘Shots Fired’ In Active Wednesday Morning Shooting At California Paso Robles PD

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — A shooting has occurred early Wednesday morning at the Paso Robles Police Department building in San Luis Obispo County, California. More shots were fired in the downtown area near City Park.

Law enforcement officials say they are responding to an “active and moving” crime scene in the city of Paso Robles Wednesday morning after shots were fired.

According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired at the Paso Robles Police Department, located at, 900 Park St in Paso Robles, around 3:15 Wednesday morning.

Authorities confirmed that more shots rang out in the downtown area near City Park.

The gunman has not been apprehended.

No motive or suspect information was provided by officials as of 6 a.m.

SWAT teams and helicopters were seen converging on the area.

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Geo quick facts: San Luis Obispo County, officially the County of San Luis Obispo, is a county in Southern California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 269,637. The county seat is San Luis Obispo. Junipero Serra founded the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa in 1772 and downtown San Luis Obispo grew around the Mission – Wikipedia.

Downtown LA Explosion Injures At Least 10 Firefighters Saturday Night

LOS ANGELES, CA. (THECOUNT) — A blaze inside a single-story commercial building in downtown Los Angeles and resulting explosion left at least 10 firefighters injured Saturday night.

The flames quickly spread to several buildings, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) reported Saturday.

The incident was initially reported as “fire coming out of the roof of a building” at 6:26 pm at 327 East Boyd Street, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange.

Via Univision:

According to reports , about 10 firefighters were injured and their health status is unknown. Several ambulances, firefighting reinforcements were called, and a medical emergency area was established at the scene with stretchers located east of the fire.

Authorities reported that 230 firefighters responded to the emergency, including injured firefighters. After 7:30 pm, flames and smoke were still visible on the rooftops of the building where the explosion occurred and adjacent buildings.

Geo quick facts: Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes – wikipedia.

Three People Found Shot Dead At Visalia CA Golden West High School Overnight

VISALIA, CA. (THECOUNT) — Three people were found shot dead at a Visalia, California high school Tuesday night.

Police in Visalia discovered three individuals dead of apparent gunshot injuries at Golden West High School overnight.

Police say, they responded to a call of shots fired in the area of N McAuliff St in Visalia around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. When officials arrived, three people were found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

All three victims were pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

The school is located at, 1717 N McAuliff St in Visalia.

Visalia Police did not provide a motive or any suspect information in the grisly discovery.

The deadly incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the shooting should contact Visalia Police Department at (559) 713-4738 or Det. Segura of the Violent Crimes Unit: (559) 713-4739.

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Geo quick facts: Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, about 230 mi southeast of San Francisco, 190 mi north of Los Angeles, 36 mi west of Sequoia National Park, and 43 mi south of Fresno. The population was 133,800 as of a 2018 U.S. Census Bureau estimate – Wikipedia.

GoFundMe Set Up To Save West Hollywood Famous ‘Troubadour’ Amid COVID Closures

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA. (THECOUNT) — West Hollywood’s world-famous “Doug Weston’s Troubadour,” which has been a hot spot for emerging artists as well as established acts for decades, may not be able to reopen following the coronavirus shutdown.

The Troubadour set up a GoFundMe to help raise funds for its staff.

“That means the middle to the end of next year to potentially open, and maybe a 25% cap,” Troubadour general manager Christine Karayan told the Los Angeles Times. She added: “I can’t foresee being able to ride this out like that.”

VIA GoFundMe:

Dear Friends,

By now you know that we have had to shut our doors temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that we have not been able to operate as usual and our wonderful staff has not been able to work. We are a small, independently-owned, venue and have an hourly staff of over 20 people. Our team consists of bartenders, security, sound and lighting engineers and box office personnel. These are the people welcoming you into the venue and bringing you great experiences inside the showroom.

We are reaching out to our community for support and are asking you to please donate if you can. If you are unable to donate at this time, please share our GoFundMe link. Anything helps! 100% of the donations will go towards helping our staff and the venue.

We love sharing our stage and creating memories with you, we look forward to continuing to do so in the future! Until then, please stay safe and healthy.

From,
Your Troubadour Family

The venue is located at, 9081 N Santa Monica Blvd in West Hollywood, CA.

At last check, the GoFundMe had received about $20,000 in donations.

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Geo quick facts: West Hollywood is a trendy area known for its high-energy nightlife. The fabled Sunset Strip features the Chateau Marmont, a swanky celebrity hideaway, plus comedy clubs and live music venues like the legendary Whiskey a Go Go. Santa Monica Boulevard, awash in rainbow flags, is home to a number of gay bars, dance clubs and shops. WeHo also offers some of the city’s most buzzworthy restaurants – wikipedia.