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Blood drive honors fallen teen

May 27, 2015 - 11:45am

Blood drive honors a girl who loved music and baking.

Local student still standing after Round 3

May 27, 2015 - 11:44am
Labiba Sardar, of Ventura, successfully spelled “Frijolillo" in Round 3 of the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee on Wednesday, but advancing further will depend on results from her written test.  


Man charged in niece's methadone-related death

May 27, 2015 - 11:19am

A 64-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of his niece who was using methadone, officials said.

Restaurant review: Pearl District in T.O.

May 27, 2015 - 11:00am

The elegant Thousand Oaks restaurant’s innovative menu rewards adventurous diners

Expect changes in water quality

May 27, 2015 - 10:10am

Port Hueneme water customers may notice differences in the taste, smell or appearance of tap water while the city uses a new disinfection method.

1 rescued after crash in Thousand Oaks

May 27, 2015 - 9:09am
One person was rescued from a vehicle after a crash in Thousand Oaks Wednesday morning, officials said.

This month is time to learn about 529 plans

May 27, 2015 - 8:22am

Columnist Michelle Singletary writes about 529 college savings plans and how important they can be to help families finance higher education.

Fillmore delays approving budget

May 27, 2015 - 8:13am

The Fillmore City Council delayed approving its next fiscal year budget Tuesday, telling the fiance director and city manager to close a $300,000 budget gap.

7-Eleven robbed in Ventura

May 27, 2015 - 7:27am

A 7-Eleven was robbed Tuesday night in Ventura, officials said.

Quadruplets of 65-year-old mom in critical phase

May 27, 2015 - 6:59am

BERLIN (AP) - Doctors say the week-old quadruplets born prematurely to 65-year-old Annegret Raunigk in Berlin are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother's milk through feeding tubes.

FIFA now subject to federal probes

May 27, 2015 - 5:41am

ZURICH (AP) - FIFA's reputation for corruption has reignited spectacularly two days before a presidential election expected to give Sepp Blatter four more years at the head of world soccer.

Temperatures to warm up Thursday

May 27, 2015 - 5:24am

The onshore flow will bring night to morning marine clouds to the coast and some valleys with temperatures warming to above normal into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. 

Oxnard holds first workshop on budget cuts

May 27, 2015 - 4:28am

Oxnard held its first of two workshops Tuesday night on impacts of looming budget cuts on the city's 10 largest departments.

Nine women sculptors install work at Kemp Center

May 27, 2015 - 1:03am
The Kemp's yearlong 'Art on the Green' exhibit features nine sculptors from several states

Nine women sculptors install work at Kemp Center

May 27, 2015 - 1:01am
The Kemp's yearlong 'Art on the Green' exhibit features nine sculptors from several states

Fossil sheds light on Channel Islands mammoths

May 27, 2015 - 12:12am
The U.S. Geological Survey says a fossil discovery shows mammoths reached the Channel Islands off Southern California much earlier than was previously known.

Irrigation days limited for Thousand Oaks

May 26, 2015 - 11:13pm
Effective June 1, residents would be prohibited from watering their lawns more than twice a week during summer.

Police look for suspect in Ventura burglary

May 26, 2015 - 10:49pm
Police were trying to identify a person suspected in a recent string of commercal burglaries in Ventura, officials said.

Oxnard man hangs himself in Ventura County jail

May 26, 2015 - 10:31pm
An Oxnard man hung himself inside his cell at Ventura County jail Sunday, official said.

Baseball: St. Bonaventure loses 6-4

May 26, 2015 - 9:02pm

From a glance, the St. Bonaventure high baseball team did plenty to keep its season alive Tuesday afternoon.