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West's six 3-pointers lead Buena to win

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 9:36pm

Aaliyah Staples-West decided to do some extra shooting before the Buena High girls basketball team played Wednesday night.

Foothill Tech, Royal make water polo finals

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 9:18pm

First-year program Foothill Tech advances to the Division 7 girls water polo final, while Royal reaches the Division 4 championship game. Agoura is knocked out in the Division 2 semifinals

Prosecutor speaks of ‘silent witness' in killing

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 9:17pm

Prosecutors said the murder of Stacy Knappen­berger in 1980 remained un­solved until a “silent wit­ness” revealed the identity of the “sexual predator” who beat, raped and stabbed the 15-year-old Oxnard girl inside her family’s ­apartment.

Royal loses to champ Loyola in PKs

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 9:13pm

The Royal High boys soccer team persevered, rallied, went the distance, had its shot and pushed one of the state’s very best programs to the limit.

Simi police to host prescription drug drop-off

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 7:23pm

The Simi Valley Police Department will host a precription drug drop-off event at the police station Saturday, officials said.

Father pleads not guilty in son's stabbing death

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 6:39pm

A Ventura man accused of fatally stabbing his 18-month-old son last month pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges in a grand ­jury ­indictment.

Fire quickly put out in Ventura home

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 5:52pm

A fire in the ceiling of a Ventura home was quickly extinguished Wednesday afteroon.

Nine Vons, Albertsons stores about to change

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 5:24pm

Nine local Albertsons and Vons stores are about to change to Haggen. The first grocery store in line to convert is the Albertsons on Telegraph Road in Ventura, which will begin its change on April 13.

Possible pipe bomb found in Simi Valley park

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 5:23pm

The Ventura County sheriff’s bomb squad was called to Rancho Tapo Community Park in Simi Valley on Wednesday morning after an object resembling a pipe bomb was found there, officials said.

Critics say 'pushed' train made crash worse

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 5:20pm

Fewer injuries would have resulted if a Metrolink train that collided with a truck in Oxnard this week had been pulled by its locomotive, not pushed, critics of the rail agency said Wednesday.

Attorney says truck driver 'no villain'

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 5:16pm

The attorney representing the truck driver involved in Tuesday's Metrolink crash says his client was in shock after the early morning accident.

California must adapt to climate change

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 5:04pm

As recently as two years ago, January was pretty much the off season for the first responders at CalFire, the agency that fights wildfires across the state.

Walking off hunger: CROP events coming up

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 5:04pm

CROP Hunger Walks are coming up; proceeds go to charities that get food to those who need it

Michelle Singletary: The week to save

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 5:02pm

America Saves Week is an good opportunity for financial columnist Michelle Singletary to remind people that they do need to save.

Two people injured in Moorpark crash

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 4:59pm
Two people suffered moderate to serious injuries Wednesday morning when a pickup collided with a car northwest of Moorpark, authorities reported.

Train crash witness: 'It was just devastating'

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 4:43pm
Investigators were continuing Wednesday to collect evidence and piece together what happened in Tuesday's commuter train crash in Oxnard.

Cyclist discusses Tourette's with third-graders

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 4:36pm

From Florida to Ventura, a bicyclist with Tourette's syndrome is spreading the word about the neurological disorder he has.

Ojai sets rules for cellphone towers

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 4:08pm

When telecommunications companies apply to put up cellphone towers in the city of Ojai, residents must be promptly informed under new rules approved by the City Council.

Course, book reading and other events planned

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 3:51pm

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

Docent training, speakers and other events set

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 25, 2015 - 3:34pm

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

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