Ventura County Star - Happening Now
The Ventura County Fire Department has mailed more than 15,000 weed-abatement notices to property owners with parcels near vegetation, officials said.
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HONOLULU (AP) - The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive mammals have rebounded after 45 years of protections.
This is a week for celebrating planet Earth, with holidays honoring the environment and a naturalist who loved Yosemite.
Sand muralist visits Ventura for the weekend to teach others his craft.
Ventura police were investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a gas station Sunday night, officials said.
Oxnard is holding a community workshop Monday evening on the first phase of the Las Cortes affordable housing project, which will replace The Courts, the 1950s-era public housing cottages in La Colonia.
Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon on Monday, two years after he donated the medal from his first victory to the city in memory of the bombing victims.
Oxnard residents can help determine the future of Oxnard Boulevard improvements during workshops starting Saturday.
The Vatican is mounting a campaign to defend 18th century Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra, who will be canonized by Pope Francis amid U.S. protests from Native Americans who have compared his conversion of natives to genocide.
Two females were rescued Sunday afternoon from a near drowning in Ventura, officials said.
VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. - The National Weather Service reported that a few weak upper lows will track to the west and south of the region this week bringing seasonably cool weather through Friday.
Following the lead of other local cities, the Simi Valley City Council on Monday will consider adopting a resolution urging businesses and the public to stop using anticoagulant rodenticides.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards jam-packed more than three hours of music, from classic country stars such as George Strait and Alan Jackson to contemporary favorites Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan and pop and rock stars Taylor Swift and Steven Tyler.
After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief - $2.01 in savings to be exact.
At the Southern California College Conference Championships of Ultimate Frisbee, the winners were, well, black and blue.
A tour bus with 52 people on board that was travelling from Laughlin, Nev. to Ventura caught fire in Needles Sunday afternoon. Three people were treated for minor injuries.
A daylong conference provided insight into the culture of indigenous Mexicans, primarily Mixtecs from Oaxaca, who number about 20,000 in Ventura County.
Chain-reaction accident causes injury Sunday in Thousand Oaks.