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John Krasinski dons dress for 'Lip Sync Battle'

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 10:10pm
Anna Kendrick beat out John Krasinski for the 'Lip Sync Battle' crown. But John's rendition of a Tina Turner classic really got us rolling.

Aid-in-dying forum packs the house

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 9:26pm

An aid-in-dying bill was debated in a Ventura forum.

Thanks For Watching

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 8:35pm
Our weekly vidcast takes apart the new "Star Wars" teaser, talks "Ant-Man" and plugs the very British "The Thick of It."

Sine Qua Non wines on Camarillo auction block

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 7:50pm

Wines by Sine Qua Non and Andremily Winery are going on the auction block May 9 to benefit programs linking kids and agriculture.

Sine Qua Non wines on Camarillo auction block

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 7:50pm

Wines by Sine Qua Non and Andremily Winery are going on the auction block May 9 to benefit programs linking kids and agriculture.

Of Bards and Beasts: School hosts art event

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 7:29pm

In the shadow of a glowing ox, an event that blends sculpture, poetry, collage and ecology takes place at an elementary school in Moorpark.

"Mary Poppins" comes to Thousand Oaks

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 7:00pm

If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, then maybe you should head over to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and catch a performance of "Mary Poppins." The Cabrillo Music Theatre's production of the classic fantasy story opens Friday night and runs through April 26.

"Mary Poppins" comes to Thousand Oaks

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 7:00pm

If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, then maybe you should head over to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and catch a performance of "Mary Poppins." The Cabrillo Music Theatre's production of the classic fantasy story opens Friday night and runs through April 26.

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Is a Stage Hit at Home in Monroeville, Ala.

NY Times Books - April 16, 2015 - 6:19pm
Each spring visitors flock to a local production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” in author Harper Lee’s hometown.






Homes proposed for hills above Ventura

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 5:57pm

A proposal to build 200 to 250 executive homes in the hills above Ventura could ultimately be decided by voters.

Bill Locey's concert picks, April 17-24, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 4:30pm

This week: Lisa Loeb in Agoura Hills, Rey Fresco and D. On Darox in Ventura, Dishwalla in Santa Barbara and Bad Religion in Hollywood

Oak Park best of rising girls lacrosse programs

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 4:29pm

The Oak Park High girls lacrosse team received an unusual invitation to the big dance a year ago. This year, they are looking like the center of attention.

Our questions about the new 'Star Wars' trailer

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 4:17pm
The newest trailer for "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" was pretty awesome, but it left us with a lot of questions.

Oxnard's recycled water comes online

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 4:15pm

Oxnard's River Ridge Golf Club got the first delivery of the city's high-end recycled water Thursday during a low-key -- and real -- turning-of-the-valve ceremony.

'A playground for everybody' is being renovated

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 4:15pm

A playground for children with special needs is undergoing renovations in Thousand Oaks; some elements will be in shade and everything will be fenced-in.

Carlisle: Clippers-Spurs will be must-see TV

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 4:01pm

The Western Conference of the NBA is so good, so deep and was so close during the regular season that many think the NBA Finals will merely be an anticlimactic footnote to the Western Conference finals.

Boys lacrosse talent draws national interest

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 3:55pm

All of Ventura County may not have embraced lacrosse yet. But lacrosse certainly knows Ventura County.

Book signing, exhibit and other events on tap

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 3:48pm

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

Barricaded man surrenders to Oxnard police

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 3:34pm
A man surrendered to Oxnard police after he barricaded himself inside a home for about three hours Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Judge lowers bail in Jane Laut murder case

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 3:28pm
A Ventura County judge Thursday reduced bail for an Oxnard woman accused of murdering her former-Olympic-athlete husband.
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