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‘Gutshot,’ Stories by Amelia Gray

NY Times Books - May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
These stories test the reader’s ability to accept dark desires.







Open Book: Start of a Long Trip

NY Times Books - May 21, 2015 - 10:27pm
Mark Z. Danielewski’s visually stylized novel “The Familiar” is the first in a planned series of 27 books.







Pride well-founded, Moorpark College grads told

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 9:23pm

Moorpark College President Luis Sanchez told members of the Class of 2015 during their graduation ceremony Thursday that they have plenty to be ­proud ­of.

Ventura baby supplies store robbed

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 9:09pm

Police are looking for two people who robbed a baby supplies store in Ventura on Thursday.

Golf: Westlake wins SCGA qualifier by 13

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 9:00pm

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — The Westlake High boys golf team refused to allow wind gusts of up to 55 miles per hour blow its chances of winning a second straight state championship.

Softball: Camarillo beats Rio Mesa 5-2

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 7:56pm

Darby McGhee didn’t expect to be pitching so early in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs.

CVS to pay $2.4M in settlement

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 7:54pm

CVS Pharmacy has been ordered to pay a $2.4 million settlement as a result of a civil lawsuit concerning misleading advertising.

‘You are not defined by your past,' 3 learn

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 7:52pm

Two Dependency Graduation Court program participants were honored during a graduation ceremony Thursday in Cour­troom 22 at the Ventura County Hall of Justice, along with a graduate from the Juvenile Drug Court program.

Moorpark considers dog park in city's west end

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 6:28pm

A new dog park will be evaluated as a possible feature at Country Trail Park in Moorpark under one of the city objectives approved by the City Council on Wednesday.

Canned Heat ready for Simi's Cajun & Blues fest

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 21, 2015 - 6:09pm

The legendary ’60s group, led by Santa Paula drummer Adolfo de la Parra, is performing on Saturday, the first day of the two-day fest.

Canned Heat ready for Simi's Cajun & Blues fest

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 6:09pm

The legendary ’60s group, led by Santa Paula drummer Adolfo de la Parra, is performing on Saturday, the first day of the two-day fest.

Fallen officers honored during annual ceremony

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 6:07pm

During the annual fallen officers memorial ceremony Thursday at the Ventura County Govern­ment Center, Sheriff ­Geoff Dean handed an American flag to Deputy ­Yevhen “Eugene” ­Kostiuchenko’s widow and and mother.

Mixteco group spreads word about interpreters

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 5:26pm

A group calling for greater support of Mixteco-speaking immigrants who are taking a California driver’s license exam gathered in Oxnard this week to celebrate a decision by the California Department of Motor Vehicles to make a Mixteco language interpreter available

Events and festivals, May 22-29, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 21, 2015 - 5:04pm

This week: “Deli Man” screening in Ojai; Bank of Books Goes Surfing event in Ventura; Circus Vargas in Ventura

Arts and culture listings, May 22-29, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 21, 2015 - 5:00pm

This week: ‘Thumbelina’ in Ojai, “Other Desert Cities” at Rubicon Theatre in Ventura; Village Voices in concert in Thousand Oaks

New and upcoming concerts, May 22-29, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 21, 2015 - 5:00pm

This week: Sgt. Pepper and Dirty Rice at The Beach Is Back celebration in Port Hueneme. On sale: Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne in Agoura Hills, Nick Jonas in Los Angeles, Paul Weller in Los Angeles

Events and festivals, May 22-29, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 21, 2015 - 5:00pm
This week: "Deli Man" screening in Ojai; Bank of Books Goes Surfing event in Ventura; Circus Vargas in Ventura

Ride of Silence honors fallen bicyclists

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 4:57pm

Bicyclists take part in a slow, quiet Ride of Silence past the spots where bicyclists were killed in Oxnard.

Diverse student body graduates from VC

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 21, 2015 - 4:45pm

Students in late life, midlife and two years out of high school pick up their associate degrees at Ventura College on Thursday.

Bill Locey's concert picks, May 22-29, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 21, 2015 - 4:30pm

This week: Preston Smith in Camarillo, Zion I in Ventura, Mighty Cash Cats in Oxnard and U2 in Inglewood

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