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Box Office Top 3

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 24, 2015 - 6:11pm
Even at No 1. for the weekend, "Tomorrowland" didn't exactly take off at the box office, while "Pitch Perfect 2" has a solid second weekend.

Caltrans to repave portion of Highway 150

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 5:48pm

Santa Paula residents could experience some commute disruptions this summer as the state repaves one of the city’s main thoroughfares.

Camarillo's Kimball fiinshes third at Indy 500

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 5:34pm

Twice in his career Camarillo native Charlie Kimball had finished in the top 10 at the Indianapolis 500, but during Sunday’s 97th Indy 500, Kimball pushed his success level at the famed track to new heights.

The Poetry of Raymond Carver Makes a Leap to E-Books

NY Times Books - May 24, 2015 - 5:19pm
Ten books by the noted author, who died nearly 27 years ago, will be published digitally for the first time this week.







Pro players push for online poker in California

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 5:11pm

Like many others before him, Jason Somerville came to the capital last week to beseech state government to eliminate an onerous regulation that is keeping him from doing business in California.

Actress and comedian Anne Meara dies at 85

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 24, 2015 - 4:05pm
Actress and comedian Anne Meara, mother of Ben Stiller and wife of Jerry Stiller, died Saturday according to her family.

Small wildfire near Ventura

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 3:57pm

Firefighters were mopping up a small wildfire on the western edge of the Santa Clara River Sunday afternoon between the 101 and 118 highways in Ventura.

Santa Paula food pantry truck recovered

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 3:48pm

Organizers of a Santa Paula food pantry were relieved when a truck used to purchase and deliver food for the needy was found on Sunday after it was reported stolen.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Another Person’s Poison,’ Matthew Smith’s Book on Food Allergies

NY Times Books - May 24, 2015 - 3:12pm
Mr. Smith’s book examines the rise of this condition from several perspectives.







Actress Anne Meara, mom of Ben Stiller, dies

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 3:03pm

Actress and comedian Anne Meara, who gained fame as half of the comedy team Stiller & Meara and went on to star in TV and film, has died. She was 85.

Candlelight vigil held for victims of Isla Vista

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 2:56pm

A candlelight vigil has been held near Santa Barbara to mark the one-year anniversary of the violent rampage that left six college students dead.

   

Open house, business expo and more on tap

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 1:43pm

Area groups and organizations have a number of events scheduled in coming days.

'A Beautiful Mind' couple inspiration die in NJ

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 12:16pm

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.

Oxnard fire damages 2 garages, cars

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 12:06pm

Firefighters put out a blaze that burned two garages in Oxnard Sunday morning.

Ventura's Two Trees to remain as two

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 10:00am

As one of Ventura's iconic two trees fades slowly into the sunset, property owners make plans to replace it.

ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: Shakespeare in Love

NY Times Books - May 24, 2015 - 9:58am
Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare, and Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections.







No injuries in Ventura garage fire

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 9:48am

Firefighters put out a structure fire on the 100 block of South Catalina Street in Ventura Sunday morning.

Two stabbed outside Oxnard night club

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 9:46am

Police are looking for suspects involved in the stabbing of two people outside an Oxnard night club early Sunday morning.

Public invited to join in National Trails Day

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 9:00am

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area plans to put people to work on National Trails Day next week.

Oxnard man arrested for posession of gun

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 7:37am
An Oxnard man was arrested Saturday night for violating his parole by possessing a gun, authorities said.
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