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Meeting to focus on Ventura's water issues

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 11:51am

The College Area Community Council meets Wednesday in Ventura.

Understanding 'activities of daily living'

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 11:44am

Senior advocate Betty Berry explains the phrase, which often is heard when discussing long-term care.

California man faces charges in hatchet attack

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 11:03am

Police say an Idaho woman who was having an affair orchestrated a gruesome Las Vegas hatchet attack that left her husband dead with his head nearly severed while they were on a family trip on Memorial Day.

Opinions welcome at tax hearing

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 10:45am

Thn public is invited to speak at a hearing Wednesday before the Board of Equalization that will examine business and property taxes.

Bad weekend won't hurt summer box office totals

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 26, 2015 - 10:31am
Despite a lackluster showing at the box office on Memorial Day weekend, summer totals are still estimated to hit a record $5 billion.

Oil spill impact: 10 sea lions, 5 seals in rehab

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 10:14am

Five elephant seals and 12 sea lions have been admitted to a San Diego rehabilitation center following last week’s Refugio oil spill. Two sea lions have died after being admitted.

Catch Neutral Milk Hotel while you can

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 26, 2015 - 10:00am
The group, which performs May 31 in Ventura, is ready for another hiatus. The last one went on for more than a decade.

2 Ventura schools locked down during search

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 9:52am

Two Ventura schools were on temporary lock down Tuesday morning while police searched for a man who was seen with a gun, officials said.

Was B.B. King poisoned?

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 26, 2015 - 9:39am
According to court documents, two of B.B. King's daughters allege their late father was poisoned by his business manager and personal assistant.

Judy Blume Knows All Your Secrets

NY Times Books - May 26, 2015 - 9:31am
After 17 years, the confidante for legions of young readers is about to publish a new novel for adults.







Poll: Trimming your household water use

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 9:29am

How much do you plan to reduce your household water use? 10-20%? Less than 10%? Zero?

‘Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty,’ by Charles Leerhsen

NY Times Books - May 26, 2015 - 8:43am
Charles Leerhsen’s biography of Ty Cobb reassesses the toxic reputation of one of baseball’s greatest players.







2 fires knocked down in Ventura

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 8:36am

Two structure fires were knocked down in Ventura Tuesday morning, officials said.

Bookends: Does an Award Like the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Help or Hurt the Cause of Women Writers?

NY Times Books - May 26, 2015 - 8:14am
Zoë Heller and Dana Stevens debate the merit of literary prizes for which only women compete.







Skeletal remains connected to exchange student

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 8:13am

Bones found in the San Francisco Bay Area are those of a Swedish exchange student who disappeared more than 30 years ago, authorities said Monday.

Johnny Depp's dogs could land him in prison

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 26, 2015 - 7:05am
Johnny Depp faces accusations of bringing his dogs into Australia illegally. Now he could face up to 10 years in prison.

Low clouds, fog in valleys

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 5:28am

The National Weather Service reported that onshore flow will bring night through morning low clouds and fog to the coast and into some valleys through the week, but areas farther inland will have fair skies.

Charter Communication buying Time Warner Cable

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 26, 2015 - 4:30am

NEW YORK (AP) - Charter Communications will spend $55.33 billion to acquire Time Warner Cable in a cash-and-stock deal that would instantly create one of the largest TV and Internet providers in the U.S.

'Antiques Roadshow:' Noël Coward items

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 26, 2015 - 3:19am
On 'Antiques Roadshow,' a collection of memorabilia from Noël Coward from his musical, 'Sail Away,' got a pretty big price tag.

Is Britt dating a former 'Bachelorette' hopeful?

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 26, 2015 - 3:18am
Britt's journey to find love as the newest 'Bachelorette' was cut short last week. But little did she know, she would get a second chance.
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