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Updated: 1 hour 26 min ago

Tiger brought to Deer Creek Canyon for TV news report

1 hour 35 min ago
The Ventura County Planning Commission last month rejected a proposal to house up to five white tigers at a facility in remote Deer Creek Canyon, siding with residents who opposed the plan.

Medication disposal day coming Saturday

2 hours 34 min ago
People can dispose of unused medication at locations across Ventura County on Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

New Thousand Oaks representative charged with engaging community

2 hours 51 min ago
Shari Cooper will be working to get Thousand Oaks residents engaged in their civic government.

Crime rate drops to 20-year low in Ojai

5 hours 35 min ago
The most prevalent crime in the area, property theft, has dropped from 39.61 per 1,000 people in 1992 to 13.91 per 1,000 people in 2013.

Sculpture of recycled materials unveiled in Ventura for Earth Day

5 hours 49 min ago
In honor of Earth Day Tuesday, a sculpture of recycled materials was unveiled at Stronghold School Systems's headquarters in Ventura.

Fillmore signs agreement for scheduled city bus routes

6 hours 11 min ago
Last year, the city councils in Fillmore and Santa Paula, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors and the Ventura County Transportation Commission agreed to form a new agency, Heritage Valley Transit Service, to oversee transit in the valley.

Pension petitions submitted to county elections office

8 hours 34 min ago
Organizers of an effort to phase out pensions for county government workers plan to file petitions of voter signatures Wednesday.

Ventura school board: City's proposal for west-side pool doesn't hold water

8 hours 43 min ago
Ventura schools and the city are squaring off over who should build a community pool in a neighborhood that lacks one.

Oxnard revenues grow as needs consume funds

13 hours 55 min ago
Oxnard's finances are looking up, but the increase in revenues must compete with an array of costs.

Tree debacle at Thousand Oaks shopping center sparks outrage, change

14 hours 12 sec ago
Thousand Oaks will launch an internal review after a shopping center owner failed to reach out to neighbors before felling dozens of trees.

Officials investigate possible gas leak in Ventura

18 hours 30 min ago
Officials investigate possible gas leak in Ventura.

Simi Valley student named Star Scholar, wins $5,000 scholarship

April 22, 2014 - 9:59pm
A Camarillo banquet honors Aashal Patel, the Star Scholar of the year. She plans to go to UCLA.

Daughter of Civil Rights Movement leader to speak in Moorpark

April 22, 2014 - 8:00pm
Donzaleigh Abernathy, daughter of Civil Rights leader, will speak about her experiences Thursday from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Moorpark High School.

Senior ensemble plays big-band music in Camarillo

April 22, 2014 - 7:34pm
Seniors of Note ensemble, an 18-piece band that specializes in Big Band music, meets weekly in Camarillo.

Oxnard children's museum welcomes new director

April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm
The new director of the Gull Wings Children's Museum will formally introduce herself to the community Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Oxnard museum's Hop into Spring event.

Ventura County sheriff receives $350,000 homeland security grant

April 22, 2014 - 7:16pm
The Ventura Coiunty Sheriff's Office has been awarded a $350,000 homeland security grant.

Rotary club 'adopts' Santa Susana Elementary

April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
The Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise committed to 30 iPads over the next three years to help Santa Susana Elementary students learn current technology and aid in their education

Pair arrested on suspicion of stealing catalytic converters

April 22, 2014 - 6:56pm
Pair arrested on suspicion of stealing catalytic converters.

Missing 1938 trophy found at estate sale will be talk of this year's Ojai tournament

April 22, 2014 - 5:14pm
A trophy won by the late Joe Hunt in the 1938 Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament and found at an estate sale will be presented to a family member at this year's tournament Thursday.

Port Hueneme officials tour Oxnard water purification facility

April 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
Port Hueneme Public Work Director Chris Theisen said local residents can expect restrictions on water use.