34 min ago
Optimism reigns on planned Thousand Oaks bowling center
The 17,000-square-foot store in the east Ventura County city of Thousand Oaks is the designated spot for a new bowling center.
2 hrs ago
California Freshman Airs First Ad in Competitive House Race
Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., went up Friday with her first ad of the cycle, touting her commitment to women's issues.
5 hrs ago
Stars and Stripes
Trucks, under tightened security, create traffic jams at Navy base
Big rig trucks have been snarling morning traffic in recent months at one entrance to Naval Base Ventura County, the county's largest employer.
9 hrs ago
California Is 'Woefully Unprepared' For Sea Level Rise, Says A New Report
California is facing a possible loss of billions to its economy thanks to sea level rise - an outcome for which it is "woefully unprepared" according to a new report from the state's legislature.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Ventura's Pension Reform Setback
On August 4, 2014, California Judge Kent Kellegrew took the unusual step of removing a citizen's initiative from the ballot that would have dramatically reformed pensions for all future employees in Ventura County, California by moving them from a defined benefit pension to a defined contribution retirement.
Pacific Business Times
In their own words: Spirit of Small Business 2014 winners
The Pacific Coast Business Times' 2014 class of Spirit of Small Business winners were honored at an awards luncheon on Aug. 14, 2014 following the publication of a special edition on July 25, 2014.
The Fresno Bee
Young immigrants would get $3 million in legal help under California bill
Immigration activists with Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles demand the Mexican government protect of unaccompanied minors and families crossing Mexico's territory during a protest outside the Mexican consulate in Los Angeles Thursday, July 3, 2014.
Ventura County Court System Family Law Destroys the Lives of Children
For all of the women and men that have been through the family court system in Ventura County, they can understand how the system instead of protecting children creates even more trauma for them.
Calif. Man Killed in Mobile Home Blaze
Aug. 20--OAK VIEW, Calif. -- A man was found dead after a mobile home was destroyed in a fire early Wednesday in Oak View.
My Mother Lode
Woman dies after fall from cliff near Big Sur
Monterey County Sheriff's officials said Wednesday that 18-year-old Brianna Victoria Stevens was rock climbing with relatives near the Mill Creek Day Use Area when she fell.
Most Insurance Exchanges Just Got Bigger. Covered California Is Getting Smaller.
Every one of those state insurance exchanges added new carriers in preparation for Obamacare's second open enrollment period this fall.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
New School Year, New Superintendent
The first day of Fillmore Unified School District 2014/2015 school year was Thursday, August 14th and according to the new Superintendent all FUSD schools are in tip-top shape with special attention paid to the landscaping and other safety issues.
War Machine Won't Fight Extradition; Attorney Claims He is a Good Guy Painted as a Monster
War Machine , formerly known as Jon Koppenhaver, was arrested last Friday in California on a felony charge of being a fugitive from justice in relation to an attack on his ex-girlfriend and her friend on Aug. 8 in Las Vegas.
MMA star War Machine 'threatened to rape ex-girlfriend as he...
'Spare the lives of the remaining hostages. Like Jim they are innocents': Brave mother of beheaded American journalist calls on ISIS to cease killing as she pays tribute to her 'extraordinary son' 'I will not leave Berlin without having sex with you.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Modesto Bee
News & Notes
Modesto's interim Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department director is leaving to become general manager of the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District in Ventura County.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Pacific Business Times
Ventura County Credit Union purchases former Affinity Group campus
Ventura County Credit Union has purchased the property at 2575 Vista Del Mar Drive in Ventura for its new headquarters.
Pension Reforms Have Record of Success
Government worker unions are leery of pension reform, but it is an idea whose time has come for cities, counties and states around the nation, including Ventura County.
Delano Las Vegas Debuts Della's Kitchen, Where The Farm Meets The City
Historic farmhouse meets urban eatery at Della's Kitchen, blending responsibly sourced ingredients with a chic, industrial aesthetic.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
CAPTURED! Police Arrest MMA Fighter & Adult Film Star War Machine After Weeks In Hiding
With the aid of local police, War Machine was captured in Simi Valley, California, by U.S. Marshals yesterday afternoon at an Extended Stay America Hotel.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Cheryl Barnes and Johnny Britt Set for Hot Night of Cool Jazz Tonight
A fresh and powerful new voice on the contemporary jazz scene, Cheryl Barnes - whose new full-length album Listen To This is scoring airplay everywhere from KCRW in Los Angeles to WNVW in Cleveland - will be sharing a "Hot Night of Cool Jazz" with renowned R&B/Jazz singer Johnny Britt tonight, August 16 in Port Hueneme, Calif.