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Tree falls in Pasadena injuring 8 children

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - 15 hours 26 min ago

It was another sunny and hot day in the fourth year of a severe, unrelenting drought when dozens of children who had just spent the day splashing and playing at a "Water Wonders Camp" heard a loud crack and saw a giant pine tree hurtling toward them.

Museum of Ventura County seeks volunteers

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - 16 hours 38 min ago

The Museum of Ventura County is looking for volunteers to help with events or educational outreach, and they’ll train you how to do it.

Killing of girl by teen neighbor stuns community

A close-knit community of artists in Northern California grieved the death of an 8-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash bin at their housing complex and expressed shock that one of their own — a teenage boy — has been arrested in her death.

Homeowners to get help at Thursday event

An upcoming event hosted by the Ventura County Community Development Corp. in collaboration with Wells Fargo offers to help homeowners struggling with mortgage payments.

Seminar for seniors to examine scams

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - 17 hours 38 min ago

A free seminar will be held in Camarillo next week for senior citizens who wish to tackle how to keep from becoming a victim of fraud.

'Knock Knock: Live:' Justin Bieber surprises fan

Justin Bieber stopped by 'Knock Knock: Live' to surprise one of his biggest fans, who battled through meningitis with the help of his music.

‘The Dying Grass,’ by William T. Vollmann

NY Times Books - 21 hours 8 min ago
William T. Vollmann’s novel looks to the 1870s as westward expansion ignites the Nez Percé War.

'RHONY:' Carole shares trip to get husband's urn

About 15 years after her husband's death, Carole Radziwill took 'RHONY' fans on an emotional journey to London to retrieve his ashes.

Cara Delevingne's most awkward interview ever

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - 21 hours 30 min ago
'Good Day Sacramento' was thrilled to have Cara Delevingne on their show. But the actress seemed less than pleased, to say the least.

Drunk Ron Weasley wishes Harry a happy birthday

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - 22 hours 40 min ago
Drunk Ron Weasley — well, Simon Pegg — made yet another appearance to wish his pal Harry Potter happy birthday. Kinda.

Museum sets closing ceremony for Vietnam exhibit

Wreath-laying, flag presentation are on tap for Sunday.

Author will discuss social media's downside

Society’s overuse of tech­nology and social media creates an illusion that we are more connected than we really are, according to Max ­Strom, author of “There Is No App for Happiness: How to Avoid a Near-Life Experience.”

Jon Stewart reveals his blue paper doodles

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 28, 2015 - 11:31pm
So, you know those blue papers Jon Stewart is always scribbling on during 'The Daily Show?' Well, he finally revealed exactly what he's been doodling.

See when 'Little People, Big World' stars split

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 28, 2015 - 10:07pm
On Tuesday's 'Little People, Big World,' Matt and Amy finally faced the unfortunate reality of their marriage.

Sign of summer: Cowboys give autographs at Mugu

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 28, 2015 - 8:54pm

Dez Bryant and Tony Romo didn’t make it to the autograph signing event at Point Mugu, an annual tradition to kick-start training camp in Oxnard.

Calif. chefs invite Special Olympians to dinner

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 28, 2015 - 8:41pm

Special Olympics athletes get a taste of what California farms and chefs have to offer in an event in Downtown, L.A.

'True Detective' gets even more confusing

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 28, 2015 - 8:15pm
Our weekly recap vidcast discusses Ani infiltrating the orgy, Frank and Ray's anticlimactic coffee date and the show's ever-increasing complexity.

Jason Segel Makes a Career U-Turn as David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’

NY Times Books - July 28, 2015 - 8:02pm
Early on, the actor was widely derided for taking the role of the author of “Infinite Jest.” Then the film appeared, and the tide turned.

County animal services seeks to raise $100,000

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 28, 2015 - 7:31pm

Ventura County Animal Services could receive the largest donation in its history if it can raise $100,000.

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