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Ventura County Pets of the Week: Polka and Snap

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 3:10pm

Polka and Snap are quite the pair of rabbits.

Ray Fosse, former port commissioner, dies at 76

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 3:01pm

Ray Fosse, who served for 20 years as a commissioner for the Oxnard Harbor District, has died and will be memorialized Saturday in Oxnard. He was 76.

Authorities ID man killed in train crash

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 3:01pm
Authorities on Friday identified a 57-year-old man killed in a train crash this week near Camarillo.

Fillmore man accused of gun violations

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 2:56pm
A Fillmore man was arrested Thursday in connection with multiple gun violations, officials said.

A look at 'Grey's Anatomy' cast departures

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 24, 2015 - 2:43pm
After Patrick Dempsey left "Grey's Anatomy," we look at some of the most notable cast departures from the long-running series.

East County Pet of the Week: Timmy

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 1:37pm

Big boy Timmy will thrive in a home without dogs. He loves a lap to sit on.

West County Pet of the Week: Astro

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 1:34pm

Astro is a big Lab mix who is very enthusiastic about life.

ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘One of Us’

NY Times Books - April 24, 2015 - 1:12pm
Eric Schlosser discusses Asne Seierstad’s “One of Us,” and Meghan O’Rourke talks about Elizabeth Alexander’s “The Light of the World.”






Trek recall: What you need to know

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 12:47pm

If you have a Trek bicycle, chances are you’re affected by a recent recall. We spoke to Marty O’Malia, store manger at Trek Bikes of Ventura to get the details.

ArtsBeat: Alabama Town Loses Rights to Produce Play of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

NY Times Books - April 24, 2015 - 12:42pm
The Monroeville, Ala. museum that produces the theater adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel announced that it has lost licensing rights.






Public forums to be held on OSD's election plan

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 12:27pm

The board is in the process of changing its districtwide voting system to one that would define specific boundaries, or an area, for each trustee.

5 foodie things to do this weekend (April 24-26)

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 24, 2015 - 12:26pm

Watch a local baker compete on a new Food Network show. Learn about agriculture at an organic farm in Camarillo. Sip (free!) tea from bone-china cups at quite possibly the oldest tennis tournament in the world. Yep, there's plenty to do, see and taste this weekend in Ventura County.

5 foodie things to do this weekend (April 24-26)

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 12:26pm

Watch a local baker compete on a new Food Network show. Learn about agriculture at an organic farm in Camarillo. Sip (free!) tea from bone-china cups at quite possibly the oldest tennis tournament in the world. Yep, there's plenty to do, see and taste this weekend in Ventura County.

‘Infamy’ and ‘The Train to Crystal City’

NY Times Books - April 24, 2015 - 11:57am
Two books about the internment of Japanese- (and sometimes German-) Americans during World War II.






Young, male lion departure marks a first

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 11:55am

Mountain lions typically leave their mothers when they are 12 to 18 months old. But in the Santa Monica Mountains, finding one’s own territory can be a challenge.

Metrolink GPS system debuting in Ventura County

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 10:45am

Metrolink's Ventura County line is getting a new anti-collision GPS safety system this month, designed to avoid a repeat of the deadly 2008 Chatsworth crash.

Five outdoorsy things to do this weekend!

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 24, 2015 - 10:40am

So much to do this weekend in the 805!

Five outdoorsy things to do this weekend!

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 10:40am

So much to do this weekend in the 805!

Moorpark concerned about gravel company's plans

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 24, 2015 - 10:25am

Moorpark City Council members want county officials to address their concerns over a proposed expansion of a mining facility just outside the city.

CLU exhibit has a modern tech flavor

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 24, 2015 - 10:00am

A reception Saturday night will honor California Lutheran University students who are part of an exhibit of multimedia creations and technology using still, 3-D and motion graphics.

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