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Eye on the environment: Cardboard recycling

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - March 1, 2015 - 1:09am

We are fortunate in Ventura County to have our own cardboard-recycling paper mill.

'Power/Rangers' fan film back online

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - March 1, 2015 - 12:09am
The copyright holder for the Power Rangers has reversed course on a fan film, allowing it to remain online.

Buena beats Rio Mesa to reach semifinals

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 10:22pm

Playing timid and afraid hasn’t been very successful for the Buena High girls basketball team.

Royal wins first CIF title in girls water polo

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 10:01pm

IRVINE — Thanks to a determined performance in the second half, the Royal High girls water polo team earned the program’s first CIF-Southern Section championship with a 13-8 win over Riverside Poly in the Division 4 final Saturday night at the William Wollett Aquatics Center.

Royal's Briceno wins girls state wrestling title

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 8:10pm

All the hard work Marina Briceno put in during the offseason paid off in a big way.

Flash flood warning issued for parts of county

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 7:55pm

The National Weather Service in Oxnard issued another flash flood warning late Sunday afternoon, this time for Thousand  Oaks, Camarillo and Camarillo  Springs.

Foothill Technology has its first CIF champion

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 7:47pm

Meagan McKillican and Ariana Singer each had three goals and Annie Sinclair scored twice as Foothill Tech won the first-ever section title for the program and the school with a 10-7 victory over top-seeded Hillcrest in the Division 7 championship game at the William Wollett Aquatics Center on Saturday.

Speeches salute African-American achievements

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 6:48pm

Dressed in a homemade space suit, fifth-grader Diana Rejon showed a large audience Saturday afternoon at an Oxnard school how Mae C. Jemison, the first African-American female astronaut, inspired her.

Kelly Osbourne leaves 'Fashion Police'

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - February 28, 2015 - 6:36pm
Kelly Osbourne, veteran of E!'s "Fashion Police," has left the show. This comes after comments by Giuliana Rancic regarding dreadlocks.

Speakers, classes and other events planned

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 6:14pm

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

Student doing research involving schizophrenia

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 6:14pm

A math graduate student at CSU Channel Islands is doing research that could lead to a quicker way of diagnosing schizophrenia.

Ventura taxi businesses call Uber a threat

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 6:14pm

Taxi drivers are upset with the appearance of Uber, a ride-sharing app that competes directly for passengers.

Ormond Beach steward hatches data treasure

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 6:12pm

Walter Fuller has long been a familiar presence at Ormond Beach's Arnold Road entrance. But Fuller's detailed documentation of bird sightings over 18 years are more than a hobby. His data willl provide a baseline for a major wetlands restoration project there.

School leadership changing with retirements

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 6:09pm
This year, close to 20 percent of Ventura County's superintendents are in their first year on the job.

1 dead, 3 injured in Oxnard shootings

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 5:50pm

One person was dead and one person was taken to a hospital Saturday night after a shooting in Oxnard’s La Colonia neighborhood that came hours after gunfire injured two other people elsewhere in the city, police said. 

 

Snow fest offers cool fun at Oak Park school

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 5:47pm

Snowballs, sledding and smiles were in great abundance Saturday on the campus of Oak Hills Elementary School, where the eighth annual Oak Park Neighbor­hood School Snow Carnival took place to raise money for an ­outdoor ­classroom.

Breakfast rounds up hungry folks, promotes show

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 5:23pm

Hummingbird Nest Ranch, an extensive property surrounded by rolling green hills, olive trees and sparkling fountains, was the site of a pan­cake break­fast Saturday designed to promote the biggest fund­raiser of the year for the ­Kiwanis Club of ­Simi ­Valley.

Finance class needed for college decision

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 5:01pm

Michelle Singletary weighs in on a family's decision over what college their daughter will attend and the financial implications of that choice.

Naturalist leads wild plant walk in Calabasas

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 4:39pm

Participants learn to recognize wild plants that they can eat or use for tools.

3 arrested in connection with drugs in Simi

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - February 28, 2015 - 4:30pm

Three men were arrested in connection with drugs Friday in Simi Valley, officials said.

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