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At least nine Merced County employees retired suddenly this week in an apparent effort to cash out on vacation hours they could potentially lose in a looming legal battle at the state level over employee retirement benefits.
Six California lawmakers will travel to El Salvador and Guatemala next week to meet with national leaders there regarding the surge in unaccompanied minors fleeing Central America for the United States.
In the midst of California's severe and record-breaking drought, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill by state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, to allow a groundwater management agency in Ventura County to inspect wells to verify how much water has been withdrawn.
Ventura Star file photo Adrian Calleja and his sister Adriana Diego, of Oxnard, stand in support of the immigrant children who are being sheltered at Naval Base Ventura County on Tuesday..
Housing undocumented children can not be a long-term mission for Naval Base Ventura County, which has national-defense priorities to focus on.
The Ventura County Health Care Agency is slated to receive $4.1 million in federal funding to study treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, one of the most common lung conditions in the U.S. The Ventura County Health Care Agency is slated to receive $4.1 million in federal funding to study treatment of chronic obstructive ... (more)
Debra Gray, an introverted woman known for her devotion to her extended family who quietly supported herself on earnings in restaurant kitchens and at gas station counters, passed away last month.
Ojai Land Conservancy: Meadows Restoration Project Volunteers are needed every Friday morning at the Ojai Meadows, located next to Nordhoff High School on Maricopa Highway in Ojai, to assist staff and the restorations specialists with raking, planting and providing general help with the project.
In a town where the term "fine dining" is thrown around a lot, it can sometimes be hard to find a place that can accurately make that claim.
V entura County is facing a big problem, one that is plaguing medical communities around the country.
Jonathan Alinei and Briana Ayala, both 20, were among four people arrested in connection with knife attack in Thousand Oaks that police say was gang related.
A Port Hueneme shelter that's housing hundreds of unaccompanied children who have illegally crossed the Southwest border is operating near or at capacity, visitors say.
The Ventura County Sheriff's Office, Fillmore Police Department, arrested Ruben Estrada for two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, hit and run, and driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
As the border crisis continues, the Department of Defense is requesting that additional military bases make housing facilities and land available to accommodate a continued influx of illegal alien children.
A service for firefighter Mike Herdman, whose body was found in Los Padres Forest in Ventura County after a two-week search, will be held in Arcadia today.
Adrian Calleja and his sister Adriana Diego, of Oxnard, stand in support of the immigrant children who are being sheltered at a naval base in Port Hueneme, Calif., outside the base Tursday, July 8, 2014.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:05 am
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