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Solo vehicle rollover in Simi Valley

1 hour 58 min ago

A solo vehicle rollover accident was reported Friday morning in Simi Valley, officials said.

Dryer holiday weekend expected

2 hours 23 min ago

The National Weather Service reported that an upper low will bring a chance of showers to the region Friday with a thunderstorm possible in some areas. 

6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

2 hours 27 min ago

BALTIMORE (AP) - A grand jury's decision to indict all six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries suffered in police custody, allows the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism she was part of an "overzealous prosecution."

Film looks at memories of local Vietnam vets

6 hours 39 min ago
Ojai-based filmmaker George J. Sandoval interviewed local Vietnam veterans for his documentary "We Remember: Ventura County to Vietnam and Back." The film screens Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County in Ventura.

Crews respond to Ventura dumpster fire

7 hours 23 min ago
Crews responded early Friday to a report of a dumpster fire in west Ventura.

Pride well-founded, Moorpark College grads told

May 21, 2015 - 9:23pm

Moorpark College President Luis Sanchez told members of the Class of 2015 during their graduation ceremony Thursday that they have plenty to be ­proud ­of.

Ventura baby supplies store robbed

May 21, 2015 - 9:09pm

Police are looking for two people who robbed a baby supplies store in Ventura on Thursday.

Golf: Westlake wins SCGA qualifier by 13

May 21, 2015 - 9:00pm

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — The Westlake High boys golf team refused to allow wind gusts of up to 55 miles per hour blow its chances of winning a second straight state championship.

Softball: Camarillo beats Rio Mesa 5-2

May 21, 2015 - 7:56pm

Darby McGhee didn’t expect to be pitching so early in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs.

CVS to pay $2.4M in settlement

May 21, 2015 - 7:54pm

CVS Pharmacy has been ordered to pay a $2.4 million settlement as a result of a civil lawsuit concerning misleading advertising.

‘You are not defined by your past,' 3 learn

May 21, 2015 - 7:52pm

Two Dependency Graduation Court program participants were honored during a graduation ceremony Thursday in Cour­troom 22 at the Ventura County Hall of Justice, along with a graduate from the Juvenile Drug Court program.

Moorpark considers dog park in city's west end

May 21, 2015 - 6:28pm

A new dog park will be evaluated as a possible feature at Country Trail Park in Moorpark under one of the city objectives approved by the City Council on Wednesday.

Canned Heat ready for Simi's Cajun & Blues fest

May 21, 2015 - 6:09pm

The legendary ’60s group, led by Santa Paula drummer Adolfo de la Parra, is performing on Saturday, the first day of the two-day fest.

Fallen officers honored during annual ceremony

May 21, 2015 - 6:07pm

During the annual fallen officers memorial ceremony Thursday at the Ventura County Govern­ment Center, Sheriff ­Geoff Dean handed an American flag to Deputy ­Yevhen “Eugene” ­Kostiuchenko’s widow and and mother.

Mixteco group spreads word about interpreters

May 21, 2015 - 5:26pm

A group calling for greater support of Mixteco-speaking immigrants who are taking a California driver’s license exam gathered in Oxnard this week to celebrate a decision by the California Department of Motor Vehicles to make a Mixteco language interpreter available

Ride of Silence honors fallen bicyclists

May 21, 2015 - 4:57pm

Bicyclists take part in a slow, quiet Ride of Silence past the spots where bicyclists were killed in Oxnard.

Diverse student body graduates from VC

May 21, 2015 - 4:45pm

Students in late life, midlife and two years out of high school pick up their associate degrees at Ventura College on Thursday.

Galleries and attractions, May 22-29, 2015

May 21, 2015 - 4:28pm

This week: Art in the Park in Ojai; “Walk Through Time: American Made Manifest” at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks; and “Making Something From Nothing” at OVA Arts in Ojai

Peace and healing meld into Ojai artist's work

May 21, 2015 - 4:17pm

An Ojai artist weaves a design into various media to bring peace and healing.

Clubs plan meetings, luncheons and other events

May 21, 2015 - 3:55pm

Area groups and organizations have a number of events scheduled in coming days.