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Sign of summer: Cowboys give autographs at Mugu

July 28, 2015 - 8:54pm

Dez Bryant and Tony Romo didn’t make it to the autograph signing event at Point Mugu, an annual tradition to kick-start training camp in Oxnard.

Calif. chefs invite Special Olympians to dinner

July 28, 2015 - 8:41pm

Special Olympics athletes get a taste of what California farms and chefs have to offer in an event in Downtown, L.A.

Oxnard man accused of shoplifting in Ventura

July 28, 2015 - 7:46pm
A man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of shop­lifting from a store at the Pacific View mall in Ventura, ­police ­said.

County animal services seeks to raise $100,000

July 28, 2015 - 7:31pm

Ventura County Animal Services could receive the largest donation in its history if it can raise $100,000.

Ventura County court budget gets a boost

July 28, 2015 - 7:19pm

The state Judicial Council on Tuesday approved a $1.78 billion budget for trial courts’ coffers for the 2015-16 ­fiscal ­year.

1 rescued from vehicle in crash near Moorpark

July 28, 2015 - 7:00pm

One person was trapped in a vehicle after it was involved in a crash Tuesday near Moorpark, officials said.

Pins connect athletes, fans at World Games

July 28, 2015 - 6:12pm

Between events at the UCLA campus in Westwood Tuesday, they converged on festival grounds, checking out booths, cheering for athletes on the awards stage, and, of course, trading pins from their countries.

Arrest made in Ventura shooting that injured two

July 28, 2015 - 5:59pm

Police arrested a man in connection with a Ventura shooting last month that injured two young people, officials said Tuesday.

Supervisors to study short-term vacation rentals

July 28, 2015 - 5:55pm

Amid concerns they degrade neighborhoods, Ventura County supervisors will study residences used as short-term vacation rentals in unincorporated areas.

Opening statements begin in Fillmore murder

July 28, 2015 - 5:42pm

Opening statements began Tuesday in the trial of a Fillmore man accused of fatally shooting an Oxnard chiropractor in 2012.

Workshop has been enriching youths for 45 years

July 28, 2015 - 4:39pm

The Creative Arts Work­shop celebrated its 45th consecutive year earlier this month with an open house at which 423 children showed off their skills in chess, quilting, magic and more at La ­Mariposa School in ­Camarillo.

New system improves access to Seabee Course

July 28, 2015 - 4:12pm
There was a time when all a golfer needed to do to play the Seabee Golf Course was to show their driver's license at the guard gate.

Snippets from the Special Olympics World Games

July 28, 2015 - 4:11pm

A look at the Special Olympics in L.A. through tweets from our reporters and photographers.


Oxnard man arrested after stolen car found

July 28, 2015 - 3:58pm

An Oxnard man was arrested on Tuesday during what police said was an investigation into a stolen vehicle along the 500 block of Maple Street.

Win $1,000 for your grass-less lawn

July 28, 2015 - 3:56pm

Diamonds, pearls, sapphires, emeralds: All could be yours for doing nothing.And nothing, in this context, means not watering your lawn.

County public health wins award

July 28, 2015 - 3:53pm

The Ventura County Public Health Department received an award Tuesday for being the first local public health department in California to earn a national accreditation.

Movie screening, fair trip and more on tap

July 28, 2015 - 3:31pm

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

Commission hears positive news on port projects

July 28, 2015 - 3:27pm

Plans are being drawn up to deepen the main channel to 40 feet at the Port of Hueneme.

Town hall meeting, lectures and more on tap

July 28, 2015 - 3:22pm

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