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The history of big reveals at Comic-Con's Hall H

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 6, 2015 - 2:16pm
San Diego Comic-Con's Hall H has become an iconic location to reveal blockbuster movies. We take a look at some of the biggest moments.

Celebrate Kissing Day with iconic movie smooches

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 6, 2015 - 1:59pm
Monday is International Kissing Day, but locking lips wasn't always common in movies. Take a look at America's history of smooching on-screen.

County plans to buy Oxnard hospital

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 1:49pm

Mentally ill children would get crisis care in former Oxnard hospital under proposal to be weighed by the Board of Supervisors.

Captain swims for life after shark capsizes boat

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 6, 2015 - 1:43pm
Captain Ben Chancey hooked a shark, that then decided to put up a fight and flip his boat, leaving him scrambling to swim to safety.

'True Detective' stops in faux VC Sheriff's HQ

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 1:41pm

"Maybe Tomorrow," the third episode of HBO's "True Detective," pays a visit to a fictional version of Ventura County Sheriff's headquarters. 

Rogue balloonist charged by police

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 6, 2015 - 1:30pm
A Canadian man strapped some balloons to a lawn chair and went on a brief flight Sunday that ended with his arrest.

Dancing robot tops this week in education

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 12:26pm

Kids can learn how to use solar energy to power a dancing robot or hear stories told in a pretend pirate ship at local libraries this week.

Ventura group to discuss homelessness, CMH, fair

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 11:25am

Get an update on homeless issues and on Community Memorial Hospital’s construction at the Midtown Ventura Community Council monthly meeting.

Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 11:03am

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.

Author’s Note: They’ve Said Too Much

NY Times Books - July 6, 2015 - 10:58am
The author of a memoir is no longer quite as thrilled that all her youthful misadventures have their own I.S.B.N.









Books of The Times: Review: Aziz Ansari’s ‘Modern Romance’ Explores Dating in the Digital Age

NY Times Books - July 6, 2015 - 10:43am
This stand-up comedian teams up with a sociologist to study romance in the era of texting, Tinder and Snapchat.









Man accused of carrying loaded weapon

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 10:17am

A 25-year-old man was arrested in Oxnard Sunday after allegedly carrying a loaded handgun, officials said.

Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick call it quits

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 6, 2015 - 9:39am
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick have officially split up. The news comes after pictures surfaced of Disick with another woman in Europe.

Ventura property sold for $13.1 million

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 9:17am

Four years after being put up for sale, the University of California has sold the UC Hansen Trust Property in Ventura for $13.1 million.

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher marry

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 6, 2015 - 9:03am
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher tied the knot after dating for two years. Before then, the couple's characters dated on "That '70s Show."

Meet the owner of America's 'perfect butt'

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - July 6, 2015 - 8:43am
A model, who's worked for Gap and Levi's, is quickly gaining fame for having, what some call, the country's most perfect butt.

Noninjury crash in Ventura creates backup

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 8:28am

A crash on Highway 101 in Ventura was causing a backup during the morning commute.

SC lawmakers return for Confederate flag debate

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 7:39am

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan.

Brush fire knocked down in Santa Paula

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 6:44am

A small brush fire in Santa Paula was knocked down Sunday evening, officials said.

Greeks united, proud of their defiance

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - July 6, 2015 - 6:18am

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store shortly after opening it Monday - the few customers who had strolled in hadn't bought a thing.

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