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Conejo Valley group to hold fundraising event for cancer foundation

April 17, 2014 - 10:50pm
The Conejo Valley Guild, the local chapter of the Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation at UCLA, will hold its 15th annual Game Day on April 29 at the North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village.

Puppet show at Camarillo Library charms children, parents

April 17, 2014 - 9:40pm
More than 100 people turned out for a spring break puppet show at the Camarillo Library's Community Room for a lighthearted retelling of the classic Aesop's fable "Grasshopper and the Ants."

Ventura students compete in national wind turbine event [Video]

April 17, 2014 - 9:35pm
A team of five Ventura middle school students is working on a wind turbine design they will use in a competition in Washington, D.C., later this month.

Easter Bunny delivers fun at Oxnard farmers market

April 17, 2014 - 9:35pm
Colored eggs were available at Oxnard's downtown farmers market Thursday when the Easter Bunny joined the shoppers and vendors at the fourth annual Easter Bunny Day.

Thousand Oaks businessman, Rotarian Bob Morrison remembered for humor and wisdom

April 17, 2014 - 6:40pm
Friends and family recall Thousand Oaks businessman as funny, hard working and kind.

Agoura High students get inspiration from J.D. Power

April 17, 2014 - 6:05pm
About 100 students from Agoura High School's Regional Occupational Program were treated to a presentation of inspiration and empowerment by James David Power III, founder of J.D. Power and Associates.

Boys & Girls Clubs fundraiser will feature wine, women and 3-cheese sandwiches

April 17, 2014 - 6:00pm
Gourmet versions of favorite childhood dishes will be served during an April 28 fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme.

Ventura homeowners can get break on solar panels

April 17, 2014 - 5:40pm
The city of Ventura has partnered with a nonprofit group to offer deals on solar panels to homeowners in Ventura and surrounding unincorporated areas.

Ventura County Community Foundation to honor those who have had impact

April 17, 2014 - 5:35pm
The Ventura County Community Foundation will honor people who have made a difference in Ventura County when it hands out its Community Leadership Awards.

After second week, Corporate Games' Division C leaders tied

April 17, 2014 - 5:15pm
In week two of the Corporate Games, Naval Base Ventura County leads among the largest employers. In Division B, Oxnard police are in the top spot, and in Division C, Northrop Grumman and Calavo are tied. For the smallest companies, Aerotek is first.

Navy closes San Miguel Island to public while risk assessment is done

April 17, 2014 - 5:05pm
Navy officials said Thursday they are suspending public visits to San Miguel Island off the local coast due to safety concerns.

Simi Valley Missing Pets to open adoption center

April 17, 2014 - 4:50pm
A grand opening celebration of Simi Valley Missing Pets' new adoption center will be held on Saturday, and will include many of the dogs recently rescued by the group from the Mojave Desert.

Camping, for days, for a chance at affordable living

April 17, 2014 - 3:19pm
People have camped since Tuesday hoping to apply for affordable apartments Saturday morning. The line for the future Wagon Wheel units held more than 50 Thursday morning outside Cabrillo Economic Development Corp.'s Ventura office.

Griffith Park mountain lion exposed to rat poison, sick with mange

April 17, 2014 - 3:15pm
National Park Service officials announced Thursday that test results have confirmed the Griffith Park mountain lion has been exposed to rat poison and is suffering from mange.

Somis board moves forward on new school site

April 17, 2014 - 10:52am
The board approved several contracts involving the building of a new Somis School.

Briggs district considering $4.3 million bond measure

April 17, 2014 - 10:50am
The board approved a study of the feasibility of a $4.3 million bond measure to pay for technology, classrooms and facilities.

Las Virgenes board OKs 3 new high school courses

April 17, 2014 - 10:48am
The board approved a Calabasas High School Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics one-year physics course. It also approved Robotics II UC-USC and pre-international baccalaureate Spanish III courses.

Oak Park board OKs several renovation projects

April 17, 2014 - 10:45am
The board approved a bid for a gymnasium modernization and Americans with Disabilities Act improvements at Oak Park High School.

Firefighters conduct controlled burn near Ventura

April 17, 2014 - 10:19am
The Ventura County Fire Department conducted a controlled burn Thursday near Ventura.

Moorpark council approves marketplace with 175 spaces for vendors

April 17, 2014 - 9:45am
Local businessman Manny Asadurian Jr. filed an application with the city to run the marketplace business at an existing vacant building at 709 Science Drive. The application was approved Wednesday.