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Lynda.com founder says she's not a billionaire

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 9:47am

Lynda Weinman, cofounder of the online learning company — lynda.com — spoke with The Star Thursday before being honored as Technologist Leader of the Year at CSU Channel Islands’ 11th Annual Business & Technology Partnership Leadership Dinner.

Measles outbreak declared over

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 9:43am

State public health officials declare California's measles outbreak has ended.

Ventura County jobless rate falls to 5.4%

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 9:40am

Ventura County’s unemployment rate plunged to its lowest point in seven years last month as hiring accelerated in business and leisure and hospitality, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

Barn fundraiser Saturday for Oxnard Farm Park

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 9:25am

The Oxnard Historic Farm Park Foundation is hosting a fundraiser Saturday for a new barn.

5 foodie things to do this weekend (April 17-19)

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 17, 2015 - 9:23am

Check out the newest Urbane Cafe while helping folks in need. Drink some movie-star wine. Learn how to start an artisanal food business. Yep, there's plenty to do, see and taste in and around Ventura County this weekend.

5 foodie things to do this weekend (April 17-19)

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 9:23am

Check out the newest Urbane Cafe while helping folks in need. Drink some movie-star wine. Learn how to start an artisanal food business. Yep, there's plenty to do, see and taste in and around Ventura County this weekend.

Crash in Carpinteria affecting morning commute

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 8:49am

A multi-vehicle crash on Highway 101 in Carpinteria was blocking lanes of the highway during the Friday morning commute.

Rio schools to pay $6.5 million in settlement

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 8:40am

After 14 years, the Rio School District agreed to pay $6.5 million to settle a construction lawsuit.

Lake Casitas drops to lowest level in decades

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 8:29am

Water level at Lake Casitas drops to just 50 percent of capacity.

Missing elderly man found safe in Ventura

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 7:59am

A Ventura man with Alzheimer’s was found after an extensive search in the Montalvo area of the city, officials said.

Pursuit ends with arrests in Camarillo

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 7:38am

Two men were arrested Thursday night in Camarillo after a short pursuit, according to the Ventura County Sheriff's Office.

‘Mary Poppins' composer visits T.O. on Sunday

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 17, 2015 - 7:23am

Oscar winner Richard Sherman will perform Sunday, April 19, at Cabrillo Music Theatre fundraiser

‘Mary Poppins' composer visits T.O. on Sunday

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 7:23am

Oscar winner Richard Sherman will perform Sunday, April 19, at Cabrillo Music Theatre fundraiser

Moorpark High plans college fair

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 7:03am
Representatives from about 100 colleges will attend the fair, which will also include workshops.

This train pulls into Ventura

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - April 17, 2015 - 7:00am

The latest Rubicon Theatre Company production in Ventura is "Last Train to Nibroc," which officially opens Saturday night and continues through May 10.

This train pulls into Ventura

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 7:00am
The latest Rubicon Theatre Company production in Ventura is "Last Train to Nibroc," which officially opens Saturday night and continues through May 10.

Paperback Row

NY Times Books - April 17, 2015 - 7:00am
Paperback books of particular interest.






Inside the List

NY Times Books - April 17, 2015 - 7:00am
Jo Nesbo’s “Blood on Snow,” which is No. 9 on the hardcover fiction list, was inspired by Nesbo’s desire to do for Oslo what Jim Carroll did for New York in “The Basketball Diaries.”






Editors’ Choice

NY Times Books - April 17, 2015 - 7:00am
Recently reviewed books of particular interest.






SpaceX shipment arrives at space station

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 17, 2015 - 6:53am

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The SpaceX supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, delivering the world's first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts.

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