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Public safety workers honored for service in Oxnard, Port Hueneme

April 15, 2014 - 7:17pm
For their work to maintain the safety of the public in Oxnard and Port Hueneme, 14 people were honored by the Oxnard Knights of Colombus.

In Ventura County, days of reason and prayer both fall on May 1

April 15, 2014 - 6:46pm
Ventura County supervisors proclaim May 1 A Day of Reason, which will coincide with the National Day of Prayer.

Oxnard council grants city manager contract to Greg Nyhoff

April 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

Oxnard council grants city manager contract to Greg Nyhoff at Tuesday night’s council meeting.

Oxnard council grants city manager contract to Greg Nyhoff

April 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

Oxnard council grants city manager contract to Greg Nyhoff at Tuesday night’s council meeting.

East Ventura Community Council's agenda includes crime, development, water rates

April 15, 2014 - 3:50pm
The East Ventura Community Council meets Thursday night.

Agoura Hills doctor pleads not guilty to drug, money laundering charges

April 15, 2014 - 3:04pm
An Agoura Hills doctor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he allegedly illegally prescribed opiates, antidepressants and other drugs.

New therapy dog arrives at Casa Pacifica in Camarillo

April 15, 2014 - 1:14pm
Otis, a 9-week-old therapy dog at Casa Pacifica in Camarillo, wagged his tail and sniffed his way through the campus as kids crowded around the newest member of the residential facility for abused and neglected children.

Margaret Nesbitt: Two good dogs that just weren't for me

April 15, 2014 - 12:55pm
Columnist Margaret Nesbitt, who lost her beloved greyhound a few weeks ago, wanted another dog and tried out a couple at the Santa Paula shelter. Unfortunately neither was a good fit and she's still looking.

Youths make memories at Ventura prom event

April 15, 2014 - 12:14pm
Nearly 250 special needs youth got the full prom experience, including hair and makeup, flowers and photos, at no cost to the family at A Night to Remember prom Saturday in Ventura.

People scramble to meet Covered California deadline

April 15, 2014 - 10:34am
The last gasp deadline for Covered California arrives at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.

Betty Berry: Checking out facility in advance of needing them is good idea

April 15, 2014 - 9:50am
Senioor advocate Betty Berry gives a reader who knows they will have to put a loved in a nursing facility at some point tips on how to find a good one.

Two men taken to hospital after Oxnard's third stabbing in one day

April 15, 2014 - 5:27am
Two men were taken to the hospital after a stabbing Monday night, the third in the city that day, officials said.

Ventura County Surf Report: Tuesday

April 15, 2014 - 4:45am
A look at the surf forecast from the National Weather Service. A look at today's surf conditions for Ventura County beaches:

Surf height: 2-3 feet

Rip current potential: High

Water temperature: 59-66 degrees

West swell with max sets to 4 feet, very strong currents and dangerous swimming conditions are expected -- elevated rip current risk due to large tidal swings. Little change expected for tomorrow.

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Ventura hosts budget workshop; union asks for help with rising health care costs

April 15, 2014 - 4:24am
Trying to plug what Ventura City Council member Mike Tracy called "general fund leakage," officials took a closer look at grants and subsidies as part of a budget workshop Monday night.