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CI and Ventura College team up for trip to China

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 12:05pm

Camarillo, Calif., May 22, 2015 – CSU Channel Islands (CI) History Lecturer Scott Corbett, Ph.D. and Ventura College Sculpture and Ceramics Instructor Jenchi Wu will soon lead a trip to the other side of the globe to introduce Ventura College and CI students to the arts and history of China.

Goebel center has dining changes in store

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 12:01pm

The Conejo Recreation and Park District board on Thursday directed staff to move forward with a plan to convert a senior center dining area into a cafe.

SP school district rejects sports request

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 11:16am

The Santa Paula Unified School District board has denied a request to reconsider allowing private-school students who live in the district to play sports at Santa Paula High School.

Crunchy, a terrier, is this week's pet

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 10:47am

Crunchy, a terrier, is the Agoura Animal Shelter's Pet of the Week. Shelter workers say he desperately needs a home.

Mr. Whiskers looking for a home

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 10:36am

Humane Society's Pet of the Week is a cat, Mr. Whiskers.

Ventura to explore alternate sources of water

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 10:36am

Over the next year, the city of Ventura will explore how to increase its recycled water from 4 percent, how it might capture rainwater on a wider scale and look into inexpensive methods of groundwater desalting.

Most Wanted for May 21

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 10:30am

Ventura County's Most Wanted is a collection from the Ventura County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with Crime Stoppers. 

Foundation cuts staff in financial restructuring

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 10:03am

The Ventura County Community Foundation laid off five people as part of a financial restructuring plan, officials said.

5 outdoorsy things to do this weekend(May 23-25)

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 22, 2015 - 10:03am

Three days off! There's no reason not to get outside.

5 outdoorsy things to do this weekend(May 23-25)

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 10:03am

Three days off! There's no reason not to get outside.

Reinforcements headed to oil spill cleanup

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 9:58am

The recovery and response crew was expected to reach 700 throughout the day, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Butterflies to be released at cancer event

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 9:46am

More than 100 painted lady and monarch butterflies will be released in Westlake Village on June 6 to honor people who have died from cancer and others who have survived or have been affected by the disease.

County jobless rate drops to 5.1 percent

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 9:34am

Ventura County's unemployent rate in April hit a level not seen since before the recession, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

Ventura man suspected of lewd conduct

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 8:48am

A Ventura man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of lewd conduct with a child, authorities said.

Inside the List

NY Times Books - May 22, 2015 - 8:38am
Jessica Knoll’s novel “Luckiest Girl Alive,” which is No. 12 on the hardcover fiction list, is the latest best seller with a mean girl for a protagonist.







Sunday event will close roads in Ventura, Ojai

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 8:30am

A number of roads and the Ojai Valley Trail will be closed for portions of Sunday, May 24, as Clif Bar hosts their annual Mountains 2 Beach Marathon.

States are moving toward easy property transfers

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 8:30am
Transfer-on-death deeds are an increasingly popular way for property to be transferred at the time of someone's death.

Raitt, Russell headline benefit for Marty Grebb

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 22, 2015 - 8:00am

The gig is a fundraiser for their ailing pal, multi-instrumentalist Marty Grebb

Raitt, Russell headline benefit for Marty Grebb

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 22, 2015 - 8:00am

The gig is a fundraiser for their ailing pal, multi-instrumentalist Marty Grebb

Thrillers

NY Times Books - May 22, 2015 - 7:52am
Reviews of new books by Harlan Coben, Heidi Pitlor, Benjamin Percy and more.







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