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Skeletal construction work wrapping up at VCMC

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 4:36pm

A small evergreen tree was fastened to a steel beam as part of a construction ritual at the Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura.

Tree removal moratorium on Thousand Oaks agenda

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 4:30pm

The Thousand Oaks City Council on Tuesday will consider extending a moratorium on the processing of certain tree-removal applications.

Seminar, book sale and other events planned

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 4:02pm

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

Oxnard man found guilty in massage slaying case

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 3:59pm

A jury Monday found an Oxnard man guilty of first-degree murder for his involvement in the 2010 shooting death of a massage parlor owner.

Workshop will focus on business tax credits

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 3:51pm

A Thousand Oaks workshop will focus on helping businesses apply for tax credits.

Naval base funding a priority

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 3:26pm

Members of Congress who represent Ventura County make Naval Base Ventura County a priority when approaching budget cuts.

The Star's Athletes of the Week

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 3:09pm

Jacob Cano and Ariana Singer

Personnel director retiring; no one in wings

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 3:05pm

The human resources director for Ventura County government is retiring at the end of the week.

Tapking to retire from housing authority

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 3:03pm

Douglas Tapking has been with the Area Housing Authority of Ventura County for 20 years.

Public invited to meeting on Oxnard levee

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 2:46pm

The public is invited to comment at a meeting Wednesday on issues that should be addressed in an environmental review for a levee project in the Oxnard area.

Paul Beatty, Author of ‘The Sellout,’ on Finding Humor in Issues of Race

NY Times Books - March 2, 2015 - 2:44pm
Mr. Beatty’s satirical take on race spares no person or piety.






Ikea joins war over wireless charging

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 2:19pm

By offering furniture that charges phones, Ikea has involved itself in the battle for wireless-charging supremacy.

Officials ID man killed in motorcycle mishap

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 2:13pm

Authorities Monday identified a 49-year-old man who was killed Saturday in an accident involving a motorcycle.

'Ebola nurse' Nina Pham sues Texas hospital

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 2, 2015 - 1:57pm

Nina Pham, a Texas nurse who was infected with Ebola, is suing the hospital that she says used her as a “pawn.”

Gas line broken in Camarillo

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 1:17pm

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 - 1:13pm

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

Test your local news IQ

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 1:00pm

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Crime drops in Sheriff's Office areas, Ventura

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 10:48am

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 - 10:15am

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 - 9:38am

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

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