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Simi's Hunter King's new movie opened Friday

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 28, 2015 - 2:45pm

Hunter King of Simi Valley plays a mean girl in the movie "A Girl Like Her," which opened Friday. The movie deals with bullying.

Man shot in leg in Santa Paula shooting

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 28, 2015 - 2:42pm

Police were looking for two men who shot and battered two other men Friday night in Santa Paula, officials said.

Ruben's Burritos in Ojai has new tenant

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 28, 2015 - 2:20pm

Meet the family behind Ojai Tortilla House, now in business at what used to be Ruben's Burritos. PLUS: The Olive Vineyard in Agoura Hills, JM Mission Burrito in Simi Valley, Breakfast Paradise in Ventura, Jeanette's Edelweiss in Newbury Park, Urban Pizza in Thousand Oaks, Billy O's in Ventura, and Fresh & Easy everywhere.

Recipes for updated Passover, spring tables

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 28, 2015 - 1:09pm

Gabe Garcia, executive chef at Tierra Sur restaurant at Herzog Wine Cellars in Oxnard, shares his recipes for a "reimagined" Passover.

Forget the garden, buy your vegetables

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 28, 2015 - 1:00pm

Columnist Bill Nash won't be planting a garden this year and if you do and you have some extra zucchini don't feel obligated to offer it to him.

Company works to fill photo needs

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 28, 2015 - 11:45am
The Picture Screen DBA In Scene Photos supplies photo items like portable photo booths, screens and photographers.

Silk artist to get Saturday spotlight

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - March 28, 2015 - 5:00am

The long-running Focus on the Masters series “An Evening with ...” shines its spotlight Saturday evening on local stitched-silk artist Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo.

Silk artist to get Saturday spotlight

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 28, 2015 - 5:00am

The long-running Focus on the Masters series “An Evening with ...” shines its spotlight Saturday evening on local stitched-silk artist Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo.

Two in custody after Newbury Park search

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 28, 2015 - 12:14am

Police had two males in custody after a search for them following the discovery of a stolen vehicle Friday night in Newbury Park, authorities said.

Police investigate shooting in Santa Paula

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 27, 2015 - 11:13pm

Police were investigating a shooting Friday night in Santa Paula, officials said.

Traffic backed up on Highway 101 in Ventura

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 27, 2015 - 10:25pm

Traffic was backed up on northbound Highway 101 Friday night in Ventura, according to a traffic map.

Charity League honors seniors

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 27, 2015 - 9:49pm
The National Charity League Vista Robles Chapter Senior Class celebrated its charity work over the past five years at a special event March 14.

Apple CEO plans to give away most of his fortune

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 27, 2015 - 9:16pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers.

East county pet of the week: Coco

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 27, 2015 - 8:23pm

Coco is a lovely female ­Lhasa ­Apso about 6 1/2 years old. She was a privileged member of her previous family and slept on her owner’s bed, but her owner suddenly died and although she was loved by all other family members, none were able to take her in. 

Chances of being locked up vary across state

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 27, 2015 - 7:04pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The number of inmates in California's county jails has fallen significantly since peaking in 2007, but new statistics show a wide disparity still exists among locales, with liberal enclaves like Marin and San Francisco far less likely to lock up criminals than conservative places like Kings, Lassen and Tuolumne counties.

Minor injuries reported in five-car Somis crash

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 27, 2015 - 7:00pm

Minor injuries were reported in a five-car crash Friday in Somis, officials said.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘The American People, Volume 1’ by Larry Kramer Retells History With Passion

NY Times Books - March 27, 2015 - 6:34pm
Many histories of gay men in America begin with the Stonewall riots, but Mr. Kramer’s novel rewinds to prehistoric monkeys swapping viruses in the jungle.






Robots rule in Ventura this weekend

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 27, 2015 - 6:23pm

More than 40 teams from all over California are converging on Ventura College this weekend for a robotics competition.

Port Hueneme sailor will be added to memorial

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 27, 2015 - 6:02pm

A sailor from Port Hueneme who was killed in 1965 in Vietnam will have his name added to a California memorial on Sunday.

Tomas Transtromer, Nobel-Winning Poet, Dies at 83

NY Times Books - March 27, 2015 - 5:58pm
Mr. Transtromer was known for his spare yet evocative imagery and his explorations of identity.
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