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Ventura water production to be detailed Tuesday

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 3:46pm
Ventura's Water Commission will hear about the city's water resources and production over the past 10 years when it meets Tuesday.

Businesses invited to tax credit workshop

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 3:29pm

Ventura County business owners can learn more about the California Competes tax credit program at a workshop Tuesday in Camarillo.

T Magazine: The 10 Books Carrie Brownstein Couldn’t Live Without

NY Times Books - July 27, 2015 - 2:37pm
The actress (and Sleater-Kinney guitarist) shares the books she’d want with her on a desert island: Capote, Woolf and a little Didion.









Nurses' exodus leads to cutback in surgeries

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 1:53pm

Ventura County Medical Center has shut down two operating rooms because too many nurses have left.

Faux Ventura nightclub makes 'True Detective'

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 1:43pm

Ventura made a fictional cameo in this week's "True Detective" when plot lines and plunging necklines converged at the Kali Club.

Olympic Committee looks elsewhere for host city

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 1:27pm

Now that Boston is out of the picture, the U.S. Olympic Committee wants to explore other opportunities to host the 2024 Games.

'Muppets,' 'X-Files' and other must-watch shows

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 27, 2015 - 12:55pm
Our highly unscientific poll about which new TV series people are most excited to watch had Fox's revived "X-Files" at the top of the list.

Books of The Times: Review: Kristen Green’s ‘Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County’

NY Times Books - July 27, 2015 - 12:42pm
Ms. Green’s book is a history of the racial struggles in the 1950s and ’60s of one Virginia community, which closed its public schools rather than integrate them.









Simi seeking neighborhood council members

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 11:36am

Simi Valley is seeking executive board members for the city’s four neighborhood councils.

Concert, outreach activity and more on tap

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 11:17am

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

Live: Special Olympics World Summer Games

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 10:56am

Athletes around the world show their strength, determination and training in powerlifting competition at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Follow the heavy lifting as it happens here.

Federal Reserve getting close to raising rates

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 10:47am

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September. When it meets this week, though, don't expect any timetable for a rate hike to be spelled out in a post-meeting statement. For now, the Fed wants to keep its options open.

Inclusive park gets upgrade in Thousand Oaks

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 10:35am

Old Meadows Park in Thousand Oaks has a whole new look and play equipment for children with special needs.

The week in review (July 20-26)

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 10:24am

Been busy? Get caught up on news from across Ventura County, July 20-26.

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

NY Times Books - July 27, 2015 - 9:15am
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.









Ventura man accused of stealing items from car

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 8:55am

A 20-year old man was arrested Saturday after allegedly stealing items from a vehicle in Ventura, officials said.

Carly Fiorina to speak at Reagan Library

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 8:08am

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is scheduled to discuss foreign policy between the United States and China at a 6 p.m. forum Monday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley.

Smartphones used as tools for medical research

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 7:52am

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.

California health exchange to announce new rates

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 6:43am

California on Monday will announce 2016 premium rates for individual health plans sold on the state's insurance exchange, an important gauge of affordability amid growing concern that some insurers around the country are seeking double-digit price increases.

Obama chides 2016 candidates

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 27, 2015 - 5:56am

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on Monday for a series of campaign-trail attacks that he said would be "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."

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