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Witness testifies in Camarillo murder trial

March 4, 2015 - 4:54pm

Prosecutors allege Rogelio Reyes fatally shot George Huizar, 23, of Oxnard, who was found dead on his birthday on a path between two farm fields in Camarillo.

Teen helps foster kids find sense of style

March 4, 2015 - 4:49pm

A Newbury Park High School student who was once part of the foster care system knows what it's like when foster teens have to wear what they're given — not what they choose — so she comes up with a way to help them develop their own sense of style.

3 certified in Thousand Oaks special election

March 4, 2015 - 4:34pm

Prospective candidates have until 5 p.m. Friday to file papers to the city clerk.

Bravo shares local births and dean's list items

March 4, 2015 - 4:34pm

Local residents share news of births, dean's list honors and graduations

Teen Tech Week, reading and more activities set

March 4, 2015 - 4:34pm

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

Schedule for soccer finals released

March 4, 2015 - 3:36pm

The Oaks Christian, Moorpark and Grace Brethren girls soccer teams will try to complete a three-for-all this weekend.

Concerts, swap meet and other events planned

March 4, 2015 - 3:36pm

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

Personal information needs protection

March 4, 2015 - 3:36pm

Michelle Singletary writes about the increase in data breaches and identity theft and what people can do to help protect themselves.

Oxnard couple still married after 72 years

March 4, 2015 - 3:36pm

A Camarillo couple searching for the longest-married pair in Ventura County finds Dorothy and Ben Morris, of Oxnard, whose wedding day was Nov. 22, 1942.

House OKs train-crossing improvements

March 4, 2015 - 3:04pm

The House passed a bill Wednesday to modernize passenger rail service through 2019, including a provision by Ventura County Democrat Julia Brownley to develop grade-crossing safety plans in light of two recent auto-vs.-rail incidents in Oxnard and Camarillo.

Oxnard gets grant to provide free bike helmets

March 4, 2015 - 3:04pm
The Oxnard Fire Department was awarded a $9,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to distribute free bicycle helmets to children, officials said.

Aretha Franklin coming to Santa Barbara

March 4, 2015 - 2:32pm

Tickets go on sale March 7 for S.B. Bowl show

Cedars-Sinai reports 'superbug' infections

March 4, 2015 - 2:19pm

A second hospital in Los Angeles says several patients have been infected with a "superbug" tied to a medical scope similar to a recent outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Theater review: ‘Other Desert Cities'

March 4, 2015 - 2:00pm

Volatile family dynamic drives Jon Robin Baitz’s Tony-nominated play, which runs through April 5 at the Santa Paula Theater Center

France, Cameroon wouldn't take man shot by LAPD

March 4, 2015 - 1:56pm

A homeless foreigner shot to death by police on Los Angeles' Skid Row was in the country illegally after serving time for a bank robbery but couldn't be deported because no country would take him, U.S. immigration authorities said Wednesday.

West Ventura community group meets Wednesday

March 4, 2015 - 1:22pm

Learn about longtime North Ventura Avenue-based business Aera Energy during the monthly meeting of the Westside Community Council.

HUD audit of Port Hueneme not over

March 4, 2015 - 12:14pm

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development enforcement analysts are not done reviewing the city of Port Hueneme’s use of federal funds meant for affordable housing to determine if they have been used appropriately.

Which political party is the conservative party?

March 4, 2015 - 11:58am

Democrats represent and depend on America’s minorities. But they can do that and still be the Establishment power.  It is the Republican Party that gives more power to those who want to blow up the status quo and there isn’t anything conservative about that. 

McDonald's nixing antibiotic-raised chicken

March 4, 2015 - 11:57am

McDonald's is cutting chicken raised on antibiotics and milk from cows treated with an artificial growth hormone.

2.5 magnitude earthquake felt in Ventura

March 4, 2015 - 11:26am

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday morning about 3 miles from Ventura, officials said.