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California’s Thirsting Farmland

New York Times - California News - April 20, 2014 - 10:00pm
California farmers have never relied only on rain. But given a prolonged drought and environmental regulations, the jockeying for water is becoming more intense.

A Rare G.O.P. Battle Forces an Incumbent to Look Left

New York Times - California News - April 20, 2014 - 10:00pm
In California, Art Moore’s bid for Representative Tom McClintock’s Fourth Congressional District seat has drawn anger from members of the Tea Party.

Bankrupt City Fighting to Open a Crack in California’s Pension Agency

New York Times - California News - April 20, 2014 - 10:00pm
After having declared bankruptcy, San Bernardino wants to make a deal with Calpers to reduce the amount of money it owes the pension system.

Crews rescue person who fell off pier in Port Hueneme

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 9:58pm
Crews responded to a water rescue Sunday after a person fell off the pier in Port Hueneme, officials said.

Students Deploy Riot-Ready Social Media

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - April 20, 2014 - 9:32pm
At least 10 riots have rocked colleges in the past two months, resulting in hundreds of arrests and dozens of injuries amid a growing sense that social media are helping to fuel misbehavior at student mass gatherings.

Hispanics Gain at California Colleges

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - April 20, 2014 - 9:29pm
The University of California system has admitted more Hispanics than whites for the first time, reflecting demographic shifts in the country's largest state.

Doris Pilkington Garimara, Aboriginal Novelist, Dies at 76

NY Times Books - April 20, 2014 - 7:51pm
Ms. Garimara’s 1996 novel, “Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence,” helped awaken Australians to the plight of the Aborigines and was made into a film.






Port Hueneme Easter show honors lives regained

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 7:28pm
A church that focuses on rehabilitating addicts stages an Easter musical.

Santa Paula council to hear report on parking shortage

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 7:00pm
The Santa Paula City Council will get a report on parking problems by Santa Paula High School.

A Year Later in Boston, a Runner Rises

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - April 20, 2014 - 6:40pm
Jason Gay: After badly injuring her left leg in last year's Boston Marathon bombing, Lee Ann Yanni is ready to run in Monday's marathon.

Firefighters extinguish two trash related fires in Ventura

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 6:15pm
Firefighters extinguished two trash related fires Sunday in Ventura.

Simi Valley Easter breakfast brings generations together

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
Students volunteer at a Kiwanis Club Easter meal at the Simi Valley Senior Center.

1 taken to hospital in crash near Simi Valley

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 5:58pm
One person was taken to the hospital Sunday after a car crash near Simi Valley, officials said.

Tech Giants Discussed Hiring, Say Documents

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - April 20, 2014 - 5:56pm
New details on class action against Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe show how Facebook rejected the alleged hiring circle.

Fighting season for Brown, lawmakers

L.A. Times - California Politics - April 20, 2014 - 5:55pm
The governor and legislative leaders are about to begin an intense period of bartering on cap-and-trade, the bullet train and a rainy-day fund.

SACRAMENTO — High-stakes bargaining is about to begin in California's Capitol.

Easter Bunny hands out candy in Ventura

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 5:49pm
Keith Akins, of Ventura, dressed up as the Easter Bunny and visited Ventura parks with his wife.

Thousand Oaks needs volunteers for Amgen Tour

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 5:30pm
The Amgen Tour of California is five weeks away from rolling into Thousand Oaks, and local organizers are looking for volunteers.

Firefighters respond to trash can fire in Camarillo

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 4:53pm
Firefighters responded to a trash can fire Sunday in Camarillo, officials said.

Ojai pastor preaches way to live well

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 4:24pm
Worshippers gathered at Lake Casitas for an Easter sunrise service.

Oxnard museum to host British weekend

Ventura County Star News - April 20, 2014 - 4:05pm
On Saturday and Sunday, Channel Islands Maritime Museum will host Brit Weekend at the harbor. The event is linked to the BritWeek series in Los Angeles.
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