Ventura County Star - Happening Now
Ventura's restrictions on the sale of single bottles and cans of beer under 22 ounces has impacted business.
SACRAMENTO – As state regulators conduct a review of oil disposal wells drilled near aquifers that could potentially be used for drinking water, two county lawmakers are pushing legislation to strengthen oil-drilling regulations.
Friday was the deadline for California state lawmakers to introduce the hundreds of bills that they will consider this year. They have until Sept. 11 to send the measures to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature or veto.
For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present.
Police say a 21-year-old man suspected of participating in an illegal street race that killed two spectators in Southern California has been booked on suspicion of murder.
Area groups and organizations have a number of events scheduled in coming days.
Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA.
Thousand Oaks could join a growing number of cities in California that have taken a stance against the use of rat poison due to its deadly impacts on wildlife.
Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards.
Military columnist JC Oberst praises the work of Ventura County volunteers and writes about the importance of diversity in our military.
Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.
Winter on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee means ice fishing, hockey tournaments and, if the ice is strong enough, airplanes.
Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star.
Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will pass or turn fatal.
A mudslide temporarily closed the Paciific Coast Highway Sunday morning. Officials aren't sure when it will open.
The sun and blue sky that emerged Sunday morning may not last.
We are fortunate in Ventura County to have our own cardboard-recycling paper mill.
Playing timid and afraid hasn’t been very successful for the Buena High girls basketball team.
IRVINE — Thanks to a determined performance in the second half, the Royal High girls water polo team earned the program’s first CIF-Southern Section championship with a 13-8 win over Riverside Poly in the Division 4 final Saturday night at the William Wollett Aquatics Center.