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Man gets 27 years to life for massage slaying

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 2:31pm

An Oxnard man was sentenced Monday to 27 years to life in prison for his involvement in the 2010 slaying of a massage business owner.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘The Brothers’ and the Boston Marathon Bombing

NY Times Books - March 30, 2015 - 1:40pm
The Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen explains how the American dream went so wrong for Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the brothers linked to the Boston Marathon bombing.






Union complains of Port Hueneme executives

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 12:30pm

The union representing Port Hueneme city workers has written the City Council with concerns about “demoralized” city employees and asked for a no-confidence vote in City Manager Cynthia Haas and her executive team.

Oxnard police give new details on fatal shooting

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 12:26pm

Oxnard police continued Monday to piece together details of a fatal officer-involved shooting that began early Saturday when a man reported a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend. 

Man injured in Ojai hit-and-run crash

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 12:02pm
A 20-year-old man was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Ojai Sunday night, officials said.

Oxnard police give new details on fatal shooting

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 11:20am
Oxnard police continued Monday to piece together details of a fatal officer-involved shooting that began early Saturday when a man reported a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend.

News IQ Quiz: Test your knowledge

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 10:30am

Test your knowledge of what's going on in the county with our weekly news quiz.

Prosecution now wants Laut trial delay

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 10:24am

Prosecutors asked Monday for yet another delay of the upcoming trial of an Oxnard woman accused of murdering her former Olympic-athlete husband in 2009.

Food truck event proposed for Port Hueneme

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 10:01am

The Sunset Supper would be held once a month from April to October.

ArtsBeat: Ready Thyself for an All-Night Philosophy Jam

NY Times Books - March 30, 2015 - 9:47am
At “A Night of Philosophy,” more than 60 philosophers will hold forth on knotty problems in logic, ethics, metaphysics and religion






1 dead in NSA gate-ramming incident

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 8:53am

One person is dead and another seriously injured in an incident today at the National Security Agency in Maryland.

‘All the Old Knives,’ by Olen Steinhauer

NY Times Books - March 30, 2015 - 8:46am
Olen Steinhauer’s thriller takes place, almost entirely, across a restaurant table.

Firearm possession arrest in Oxnard

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 8:40am

A man was arrested Sunday night in Oxnard on suspicion of possession of a firearm, officials said.

Hanya Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’

NY Times Books - March 30, 2015 - 8:33am
In Hanya Yanagihara’s novel, four friends from college grapple with adulthood in New York.

T Magazine: Alex Garland’s Sci-Fi Faves

NY Times Books - March 30, 2015 - 8:32am
Here, the screenwriter of “28 Days Later,” “Never Let Me Go” and “Dredd” on his five favorite genre offerings.






Person in custody in LA after chase in Camarillo

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 8:08am
California Highway Patrol officials took a person into custody in the San Fernando Valley Monday morning after a chase started in Camarillo.

Turan to host screening, talk fave films

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 8:00am

Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan will host an Ojai Film Society screening of "The Third Man" on Saturday afternoon and hang around to talk about it and his 2014 book of his 54 favorite films.

Jay Z launches music streaming service Tidal

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - March 30, 2015 - 7:46am
Tidal prides itself on providing a high-quality sound and video experience, but the next-level service costs nearly twice as much as its competitors.

'Shoulder tap' sting arrest in Fillmore

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 7:34am

A man was arrested on suspicion of buying alcohol for underage decoys during a sting operation Sunday by the Fillmore Police Department's Investigations Unit. T

Get to know the new 'Daily Show' host

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 30, 2015 - 6:21am

Trevor Noah, a South African stand-up comedian, has been announced as the next host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."

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