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Oxnard College wins 2nd straight WSC title

April 24, 2015 - 8:55pm

The big weapons atop the rotation and in the middle of the lineup moved on to Division I and professional baseball.

The Ojai: USC, Stanford reach men's team final

April 24, 2015 - 8:44pm

No matter where they are played, rivalry matches are filled with intensity, passion and emotion.

Ojai Juniors: Simi's Mulville reaches semifinals

April 24, 2015 - 8:33pm

As a top junior player, Allison Mulville plays tournaments all over the country, but the Simi Valley resident calls The Ojai her favorite event.

Oil equipment burns west of Piru

April 24, 2015 - 7:31pm

Crews responded to a fire Friday west of Piru, officials said.

Ventura woman nominated for lifesaving medal

April 24, 2015 - 7:27pm

A Ventura woman has been nominated for a Gold Lifesaving Medal after she rescues two young girls caught in a rip current off the Rincon.

Rubicon productions up for Drama Desk honors

April 24, 2015 - 7:18pm

‘Lonesome Traveler,’ ‘Wiesenthal’ were both developed at the Ventura theater

Sardine season closed; numbers drop below cutoff

April 24, 2015 - 7:10pm

For the first time in decades, officials expect to shut down the commercial sardine season next year to help give the small, blue-green fish a chance to rebound.

Systems keep irrigation from being a drain

April 24, 2015 - 6:17pm
Homeowners turn to graywater for landscaping; it's collected from bathroom sinks and showers and from washing machines.

The Ojai Notebook: Long matches in Pac-12

April 24, 2015 - 5:53pm

The schedule for the Pac-12 Conference men’s team championship anticipated matches would last no longer than three hours.

Defendant takes stand in Simi Valley kidnap case

April 24, 2015 - 5:02pm
A man accused of beating and abducting a former girlfriend from her Simi Valley home and taking her to Las Vegas testified Friday that he did not assault and kidnap the woman.

Economist: Technology to change retail shopping

April 24, 2015 - 4:01pm

The retail clothing industry is heading toward a major transformation that will allow shoppers to custom design and manufacture their wardrobes at home, said Sung Won Sohn, vice chairman of the multinational clothing retailer Forever 21.

'Little Boy' film premieres in Thousand Oaks

April 24, 2015 - 3:32pm

Hundreds of people attended Thursday’s red-carpet premiere of “Little Boy” at the Muvico Thousand Oaks 14 cinema.

Sketch of Oxnard man's suspected killer released

April 24, 2015 - 3:12pm

Police released a sketch of an Oxnard man's suspected killer a year after his death, officials said.

Ventura County Pets of the Week: Polka and Snap

April 24, 2015 - 3:10pm

Polka and Snap are quite the pair of rabbits.

Ray Fosse, former port commissioner, dies at 76

April 24, 2015 - 3:01pm

Ray Fosse, who served for 20 years as a commissioner for the Oxnard Harbor District, has died and will be memorialized Saturday in Oxnard. He was 76.

Authorities ID man killed in train crash

April 24, 2015 - 3:01pm
Authorities on Friday identified a 57-year-old man killed in a train crash this week near Camarillo.

Fillmore man accused of gun violations

April 24, 2015 - 2:56pm
A Fillmore man was arrested Thursday in connection with multiple gun violations, officials said.

East County Pet of the Week: Timmy

April 24, 2015 - 1:37pm

Big boy Timmy will thrive in a home without dogs. He loves a lap to sit on.

West County Pet of the Week: Astro

April 24, 2015 - 1:34pm

Astro is a big Lab mix who is very enthusiastic about life.

Trek recall: What you need to know

April 24, 2015 - 12:47pm

If you have a Trek bicycle, chances are you’re affected by a recent recall. We spoke to Marty O’Malia, store manger at Trek Bikes of Ventura to get the details.