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James Stathis claims high levels of mercury in his body after years of working as a dentist caused him to have temors, fatigue, mild dementia, and anxiety. Stathis was a dentist and handled mercury for years. He is broke and lives with his wife in a van.
Dean Adams visits an Ojai skilled nursing and rehabilitation center twice a month to play big band-style songs on his trombone. Residents revel in the music of their youth. Adams enjoys the added practice and feedback.
For the first time in its history, Simi Valley is taking inventory of its 20,000-plus street signs.
In June the Osher Liflong Learning Institute will roll out another session of Saturday morning classes designed to increase your knowledge
A judge on Tuesday sentenced a 59-year-old Simi Valley man to eight years in prison after he was found guilty of drunken driving with a blood-alcohol level of twice the legal limit, according to prosecutors.
The Ventura County Tea Party joined other tea parties around the country in protests outside Internal Revenue Service offices Tuesday.
The creator of a preschool-age book app based on a character named Priscilla, Tammy Raden visits schools each month teaching students how to use the interactive technology that allows them to be part of the character's experience.
Construction takes its toll on the mom and pop businesses in Ventura's Gateway Village Shopping Center.
It took firefighters less than 15 minutes to extinguish a spot fire along the 4900 block of East Cochran Street in Simi Valley.
The commission selected graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Oxnard area to receive scholarships ranging from $400 to $2,500 for college or other higher learning.
The Port Hueneme City Council got some good financial news Monday night, even with two of its members absent.
After spending four decades working full time as a Lutheran pastor, the Rev. Frank Nausin believes it is time to slow the pace and not be on call 24 hours a day. He will retire May 31 from Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thousand Oaks.
Ventura County firefighters have put out a small brush blaze in the Upper Ojai Valley, officials said.
A local Red Cross volunteer will join the rescue efforts in Moore, Okla. following a devastating tornado that has claimed at least 24 lives.
A new affordable-housing project planned for a La Colonia neighborhood will bring 64 apartments to replace an older public housing complex.
The first phases of a new General Plan for Ventura have begun.
To honor her late husband, Nancy Israel hosted "Notes to Remember — A Bill Israel Memorial Recital" to benefit the New West Symphony on Sunday in Simi Valley.
Hundreds of visitors celebrated the 110th anniversary of the Santa Susana Railroad Depot and Museum with an open house, tours and a display of vintage Model A and Model T cars.
Island foxes - on the verge of extinction 12 years ago - have rebounded almost to levels from before the crisis.
Dr. Barry Lefkovitch says the lawyers at he sex assault trial provided ineffective counsel and that he wants a new trial.