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Denny's to open at former Carrows in Santa Paula

53 min 59 sec ago

The former Carrows Restaurant location in Santa Paula will reopen Sunday as Denny's.

Motorcyclist pinned under vehicle in Somis

55 min 31 sec ago
A motorcyclist was taken to a hospital in serious condition Thursday morning after being pinned under a vehicle in Somis, according to the Ventura County Fire Department.

Simi Valley school administrators reassigned

1 hour 45 min ago

Five Simi Valley administrators will be at new schools next year.

A school? Housing? Future of Cowboys lot unclear

1 hour 52 min ago

Developers are moving ahead with plans for a housing tract on a 20-acre vacant lot in north Oxnard used for parking, viewing and concessions when the Cowboys train here. But school officials are simultaneously eyeing the spot for a new campus. The Cowboys, meanwhile, say they'll be back in 2015.

Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

3 hours 17 min ago

The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it.

Simi nonprofits invited to apply for grants

3 hours 17 min ago

Simi Valley has $150,000 available for nonprofit groups to use for new or ongoing projects.

Moving company expands into Ventura County

3 hours 47 min ago

Movegreen, an environmentally conscious residential and commercial moving company founded in Santa Barbara, is expanding into Ventura County.

AutoZone challenging lawsuit

4 hours 17 min ago

AutoZone is challenging a nearly $186 million damage award a San Diego jury handed to a woman who claimed she was wrongly fired after becoming pregnant.

Remote camera images show mountain lion kittens

4 hours 39 min ago

A remote camera captures photos of mountain lion and her two nearly grown kittens.

Fly a kite Sunday in Thousand Oaks

4 hours 47 min ago

Build and fly a kite — and meet Mary Poppins to boot — during an afternoon of music, food and fun Sunday outside the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.

Friday and Saturday to be warmest days

4 hours 58 min ago
VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. - High pressure will build in over the region through the weekend bringing warmer temperatures and mostly clear skies into early next week, according to the National Weather Service. There is a slight chance of more rain beginning next Wednesday.  

DOJ: Racist, profit-driven practices in Ferguson

5 hours 17 min ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St. Louis suburb.

Senate fails to override pipeline veto

5 hours 17 min ago

The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.

Calif man charged: Intent to join Islamic State

5 hours 19 min ago

A 21-year-old California man previously charged with lying on a passport application so he could fly to Syria to join the Islamic State terrorist group was indicted Wednesday on a charge of trying to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

Conejo anti-poverty program seeks participants

5 hours 46 min ago

An initiative geared at lifting people out of poverty is still looking for participants for its inaugural class in Thousand Oaks, organizers said.

Police: 2 suspected Oxnard gang members arrested

March 4, 2015 - 11:25pm

Police said they arrested two suspected gang members Wednesday night in Oxnard.

Man shot in Oxnard

March 4, 2015 - 10:46pm

OXNARD, Calif. - A man was shot Wednesday night in Oxnard, officials said.

Person run over by vehicle in Moorpark

March 4, 2015 - 9:55pm

A person was taken to a hospital after being run over by a vehicle Wednesday in Moorpark, officials said.

CSUCI administrator gets national honor

March 4, 2015 - 8:47pm

Wm. Gregory Sawyer, vice president for student affairs, will be recognized by the American College Personnel Association.

4 suffer minor injuries in Santa Paula crash

March 4, 2015 - 8:45pm

Four people suffered minor injuries from a traffic collision Wednesday in Santa Paula, officials said.