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In 1967-1968, Denmark native Mogen Frandsen began a pen-pal correspondence with a girl who at the time, lived in Toledo Ohio.
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The Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center has taken in 16 pit bulls injured in an apparent dog-fighting ring, officials said Tuesday.
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Meteorologists say the winds will rise as a trough of low pressure near Idaho drops south into eastern California, creating moderate to strong offshore flow through Thursday.
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Dozens of volunteers participated in Make A Difference Day on Saturday at the Free Clinic of Simi Valley's dental facility.
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A state board has turned down Sheriff Geoff Dean's request for a $41 million grant for expansion of the Todd Road Jail near Santa Paula.
Gusting winds and low humidity will combine to create an elevated threat of wildfires in much of Los Angeles County this week, with the most severe conditions expected Wednesday, forecasters said today.
ROB VARELA/THE STAR Some water remains at McGrath State Beach campground Monday.
Forty more images of Ventura County's fallen Vietnam War veterans are being sought for an online memorial and permanent exhibit in Washington, D.C. We're sorry.
Dry and hot weather are expected in Ventura County this week as Santa Ana winds return to the region, according to the National Weather Service .
One person was transported to St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital Sunday afternoon following a traffic collision at Los Pueblos Drive and Santa Rosa Road in Camarillo at 1:34 p.m. Two Ventura County Fire Department units responded to the scene, but details of the accident are still unavailable.
The Natural Resources Defense Council , on behalf of itself, Heal the Bay, and Santa Monica Baykeeper, intervened in the case earlier this year after Judge Thierry Patrick Colaw ruled the water board did not follow the proper procedure when it applied water quality standards for Los Angeles and Ventura County waterways to control polluted runoff.
The next Oxnard tattoo removal clinic will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Las Islas Women's Clinic, 2400 South C St. Ventura County Public Health's HIV/AIDS program will offer free, confidential, anonymous HIV testing from noon to 7 p.m. Monday at its clinic at 2500 South C St. The California Lutheran University Artists and Speakers Series ... (more)
Last week, I was pleased to announce nearly $12 million in federal funds for the dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor and $10.5 million for the Ventura Harbor dredging project.
ROB VARELA/THE STAR File photo: Most of the Fox Canyon aquifer is deep underground - nearly 2,000 feet, in some places - but you can see what it looks like on a stretch of Highway 23 outside Fillmore, where it bends up and is exposed along the roadway.
JOSEPH A. GARCIA/THE STAR Heather Myhre and other participants join in reminding Oxnard residents they need to protect the youths of Oxnard and Ventura County during the Stop Human Trafficking community awareness walk Thursday.
The stage is set for a possible encore of a congressional campaign that established a spending record in Ventura County two years ago, as candidate-filing closed Friday in the hypercompetitive 26th Congressional District.