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Theater review: ‘The Graduate'

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 27, 2015 - 4:00pm

At Conejo Players Theatre in Thousand Oaks, good acting can’t mask flawed adaptation

Theater review: ‘The Graduate'

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 4:00pm

At Conejo Players Theatre in Thousand Oaks, good acting can’t mask flawed adaptation

Challenge is on to cut food waste

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 3:40pm

The Food Waste Prevention Challenge: Cut down the amount of wasted food and save money by shopping smarter. Follow along with The Star as we take the challenge.

St. Bonaventure has the law on its side

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 3:13pm

High school softball teams don’t often require a sizable law enforcement presence in their dugouts. The St. Bonaventure High players have no choice.

Buying a home? This workshop is for you

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 2:51pm

The Ventura County Community Development Corp. and the city of Oxnard will provide information and resources to prospective home buyers.

Driver's ed class, summer camps and more on tap

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 2:37pm

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

Sorry, Batman: Dick Grayson Outgrows the Robin Costume

NY Times Books - May 27, 2015 - 2:27pm
Batman’s former sidekick is a sexy undercover agent in a new comic series.







Local cook competing on Fox series 'MasterChef'

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 27, 2015 - 1:54pm

Olivia Crouppen of Thousand Oaks is one of 22 home cooks competing for $250,000 as the Fox series "MasterChef" continues at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Local cook competing on Fox series 'MasterChef'

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 1:54pm

Olivia Crouppen of Thousand Oaks is one of 22 home cooks competing for $250,000 as the Fox series "MasterChef" continues at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Books of The Times: Review: In ‘Disclaimer,’ by Renée Knight, Secrets Wind Up in Print

NY Times Books - May 27, 2015 - 1:39pm
In this debut novel, a woman starts reading a story, then realizes that it’s about her and the secret she has kept for 20 years.







Ojai eases up on regulating vacation rentals

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 1:30pm
With less than two weeks to go before a scheduled crackdown on informal vacation rentals in Ojai, the City Council on Tuesday backed off its proposed hard line that would levy a $500-a-day fine.

Reviews: New Books From Anne Roiphe, Nickolas Butler and More

NY Times Books - May 27, 2015 - 1:29pm
Authors present stories about New York, a college student from the former Yugoslavia and the bus system in a city similar to London.







Veteran Ventura educator named teacher of year

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 1:10pm

Kathy Elliott, an English and art teacher at Pacific High in Ventura, was named Ventura County's teacher of the year.

Oxnard firefighters oppose cuts [document]

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 1:07pm

The union for Oxnard firefighters issued a statement Wednesday morning outlining its opposition to possible budget cuts as the city looks to trim $10.6 million of general fund spending before July.

ArtsBeat: Dashiell Hammett Papers Go to University of South Carolina

NY Times Books - May 27, 2015 - 12:50pm
The Dashiell Hammett archives include hundreds of letters and a replica of the Maltese Falcon.







Thousand Oaks residents urged to take survey

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 12:10pm

Thousand Oaks residents are encouraged to take an online survey conducted by the city to gauge community attitude.

Blood drive honors fallen teen

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 11:45am

Blood drive honors a girl who loved music and baking.

Local student still standing after Round 3

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 11:44am
Labiba Sardar, of Ventura, successfully spelled “Frijolillo" in Round 3 of the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee on Wednesday, but advancing further will depend on results from her written test.  

 

Man charged in niece's methadone-related death

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 27, 2015 - 11:19am

A 64-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of his niece who was using methadone, officials said.

Restaurant review: Pearl District in T.O.

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 27, 2015 - 11:00am

The elegant Thousand Oaks restaurant’s innovative menu rewards adventurous diners

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