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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.

9 people arrested during compliance checks

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 3:07pm

Nine people were arrested during a probation and parole compliance check in Santa Paula early Thursday.

Dispatchers to be honored at banquet

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 2:55pm

A dispatcher with almost 14 years of experience in the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office will receive its Dispatcher of the Year Award at a banquet Saturday in Camarillo.

Mother Nature is Muse for this artist

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 2:08pm

Landscape designer mixes her work with her passion, finding artistic inspiration in nature.

3 displaced after Ventura apartment fire

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 2:06pm

Three people were displaced Thursday after an apartment fire in Ventura, officials said.

President Obama to honor Patagonia's CEO

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 2:04pm
President Barack Obama will honor Rose Marcario, president and CEO of Patagonia, the Ventura-based outdoor clothing company, at a White House event Thursday for "Champions of Change."

Santa Paula Unified buys third Palm Court home

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 12:56pm

A Palm Court home is sold to Santa Paula Unified School District, which hopes to purchase more along the stretch adjacent to Santa Paula High.

Arts and culture listings, April 17-24, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

This week: “Last Train to Nibroc” at Rubicon Theatre Company in Ventura; Thousand Oaks Philharmonic concerts in Camarillo and T.O.; and “The World Goes ’Round” at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center

Galleries and attractions, April 17-24, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

This week” Moorpark Arts Festival; CLUFest 2015 in Thousand Oaks; Westlake Village Art Guild’s Student Awards Show in Agoura Hills; Conejo Valley Open Studio Tour; and Paint Ventura

New and upcoming concerts, Aug. 17-24, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

On sale this week: Charlie Daniels Band in Agoura Hills, Ron White in Thousand Oaks and Counting Crows in Santa Barbara

Events and festivals, April 17-24, 2015

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

This week: Family Fest at Pacific View Mall in Ventura; Scandinavial Festival in Thousand Oaks; and the Fillmore Flower Festival

Ventura County home sales outpacing region

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 10:48am

Ventura County home sales jumped 21.6 percent between March of last year and last month, a bigger rise in sales than in any other county in the Southern California region, CoreLogic reported Thursday.

Haggen opens stores Tuesday in Conejo Valley

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 16, 2015 - 10:31am

Haggen will open its first two local grocery stores Tuesday after it completes the conversion of Albertsons stores in Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village.

ArtsBeat: PEN Announces Finalists for 2015 Awards

NY Times Books - April 16, 2015 - 7:02am
Phil Klay, Sheri Fink and Naomi Klein are among the finalists.






Celebrating the Fast-Moving, Bug-Eyed, Wily World of Hip-Hop Mixtape Covers

NY Times Books - April 16, 2015 - 6:03am
The book “Damn Son Where Did You Find This?” presents the overlooked and whimsical hip-hop daydreams that adorn mixtapes, and the artists who create them.






Freeman Dyson: By the Book

NY Times Books - April 16, 2015 - 5:00am
The physicist, mathematician and author, most recently, of “Dreams of Earth and Sky” says the best books he knows about mathematics and physics are nearly a hundred years old.






Books of The Times: Review: In Toni Morrison’s ‘God Help the Child,’ Adults Are Hobbled by the Pain of the Past

NY Times Books - April 16, 2015 - 5:00am
In the author’s new novel, a high-flying cosmetics executive and the man she loves share childhood wounds that threaten to misshape their adult lives.






‘Operation Nemesis,’ by Eric Bogosian

NY Times Books - April 16, 2015 - 2:30am
Eric Bogosian uncovers an organization that aimed to assassinate the perpetrators of the Armenian genocide.






‘The Fall of the Ottomans,’ by Eugene Rogan

NY Times Books - April 16, 2015 - 2:30am
Taking on Britain and Russia led to the collapse of Ottoman rule, and its consequences.






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