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Hemingway look-alike contest crowns 35th winner

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 26, 2015 - 12:22pm
If you can't be him, join them. An Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest in Key West, Florida, crowned its 35th winner at Sloppy Joe's bar.

Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics in L.A.

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 26, 2015 - 12:04pm

Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the Special Olympic World Games on Saturday during a festive opening ceremony filled with cheers, songs and praise for their courage and determination.

'Ant-Man' inches past 'Pixels' at the Box Office

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 26, 2015 - 11:41am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Ant-Man" crept past new opener "Pixels" to claim the top spot at the box office this weekend by an ant-sized margin. The Disney and Marvel superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

300 Moorpark residents still without power

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 26, 2015 - 10:59am

A blown transformer has left 300 Moorpark residents still without power Sunday morning.

'Fantastic Four' promos connect science, fiction

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 26, 2015 - 8:55am
Comics aren't total fiction. Scientists and physicists explain the real-world parallels between superheroes and science.

Gas line broken in Camarillo

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 2:17pm

The Ventura County Fire Department Monday afternoon responded to a severed gas line in Camarillo, officials said.

Officials continue to investigate arson

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 2:13pm

Authorities are continuing to investigate a vehicle arson that occurred at the Ventura County Government Center parking lot early Saturday.

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Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 2:00pm

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Crime drops in Sheriff's Office areas, Ventura

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 11:48am

Serious crimes dropped by 10 percent last year in Ventura County Sheriff’s Office territory and 3.6 percent in the city of Ventura, thanks to fewer property crimes, the two agencies reported Monday.

Medi-Cal commission to talk money

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 11:15am

A commission that governs a Medi-Cal system serving 179,00 people will discuss an investment strategy on Monday in Ventura.

Oxnard developments topic of meeting Monday

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 10:38am

A community workshop to discuss several development proposals in Oxnard will be held Monday evening.

Man dies after jumping off freeway overpass

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 10:00am

A man died Sunday after jumping off a freeway overpass in Moorpark, officials said.

Cowboys reportedly returning to Oxnard

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 8:58am

The Dallas Cowboys plan to return to Oxnard this summer for training camp, according to a Dallas Morning News report, but the one-year contract hasn’t yet been signed.

Drier weather to come Tuesday

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 6:15am

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. - The National Weather Service reported that low pressure will continue to bring scattered showers and mountain snow showers through this evening with showers most numerous across Los Angeles and northern Ventura counties.

Police respond to rescue in Moorpark

Ventura County Star - County News - February 22, 2015 - 11:09pm

A rescue near where Highway 23 intersects with Highway 118 was reported around 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

No injuries after electrical pole caught on fire

Ventura County Star - County News - February 22, 2015 - 8:56pm

Firefighters have put out a fire that consumed an electrical pole on the corner of Foothill Road and Victoria Avenue in Ventura on Sunday.

Flash-flood warning lifted for Camarillo Springs

Ventura County Star - County News - February 22, 2015 - 8:53pm

The National Weather Service lifted a flash-flood warning Sunday night for the burn areas in Camarillo Springs.

Tribute at Reagan Library honors veterans

Ventura County Star - County News - February 22, 2015 - 7:11pm

A Vietnam veteran who served in the Marines, Chuck Carmichael still harbors strong feelings about the way he and other vets were treated when they returned home.

Two arrested after items taken

Ventura County Star - County News - February 22, 2015 - 6:51pm

Two Ventura men were arrested on Sunday after several laptop computers and other electronic items were taken from a garage along the 1000 block of Gilbert Lane.

Thousand Oaks namesake on commission's agenda

Ventura County Star - County News - February 22, 2015 - 6:44pm

The Planning Commission will consider recommendations made by a City Council appointed committee concerning the removal of oak trees.

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