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Event commemorates Vietnam War 50th

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 8:04pm

The Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event in Simi Valley commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Vietname War.

Marathon draws runners from far, near

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 7:20pm

About 4,000 runners took part in the Mountains2Beach Marathon and other races Sunday in Ojai and Ventura.

John Scalzi, Science Fiction Writer, Signs $3.4 Million Deal for 13 Books

NY Times Books - May 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
Mr. Scalzi’s books include a series known as the “Old Man’s War” and “Redshirts,” a Hugo award winner about characters on the original “Star Trek.”







WWII ace awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 6:45pm

Arthur Fiedler was flying his P-51 Mustang 27,000 feet above the oil fields of Ploesti, Romania, on June 28, 1944, when he encountered two German Messerschmitt 109s.

Box Office Top 3

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 24, 2015 - 6:11pm
Even at No 1. for the weekend, "Tomorrowland" didn't exactly take off at the box office, while "Pitch Perfect 2" has a solid second weekend.

Caltrans to repave portion of Highway 150

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 5:48pm

Santa Paula residents could experience some commute disruptions this summer as the state repaves one of the city’s main thoroughfares.

Camarillo's Kimball fiinshes third at Indy 500

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 5:34pm

Twice in his career Camarillo native Charlie Kimball had finished in the top 10 at the Indianapolis 500, but during Sunday’s 97th Indy 500, Kimball pushed his success level at the famed track to new heights.

The Poetry of Raymond Carver Makes a Leap to E-Books

NY Times Books - May 24, 2015 - 5:19pm
Ten books by the noted author, who died nearly 27 years ago, will be published digitally for the first time this week.







Pro players push for online poker in California

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 5:11pm

Like many others before him, Jason Somerville came to the capital last week to beseech state government to eliminate an onerous regulation that is keeping him from doing business in California.

Actress and comedian Anne Meara dies at 85

Ventura County Star - Entertainment - May 24, 2015 - 4:05pm
Actress and comedian Anne Meara, mother of Ben Stiller and wife of Jerry Stiller, died Saturday according to her family.

Small wildfire near Ventura

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 3:57pm

Firefighters were mopping up a small wildfire on the western edge of the Santa Clara River Sunday afternoon between the 101 and 118 highways in Ventura.

Santa Paula food pantry truck recovered

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 3:48pm

Organizers of a Santa Paula food pantry were relieved when a truck used to purchase and deliver food for the needy was found on Sunday after it was reported stolen.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Another Person’s Poison,’ Matthew Smith’s Book on Food Allergies

NY Times Books - May 24, 2015 - 3:12pm
Mr. Smith’s book examines the rise of this condition from several perspectives.







Actress Anne Meara, mom of Ben Stiller, dies

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 3:03pm

Actress and comedian Anne Meara, who gained fame as half of the comedy team Stiller & Meara and went on to star in TV and film, has died. She was 85.

Candlelight vigil held for victims of Isla Vista

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - May 24, 2015 - 2:56pm

A candlelight vigil has been held near Santa Barbara to mark the one-year anniversary of the violent rampage that left six college students dead.

   

Gas line broken in Camarillo

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 2:17pm

The Ventura County Fire Department Monday afternoon responded to a severed gas line in Camarillo, officials said.

Officials continue to investigate arson

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 2:13pm

Authorities are continuing to investigate a vehicle arson that occurred at the Ventura County Government Center parking lot early Saturday.

Test your local news IQ

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 2:00pm

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Crime drops in Sheriff's Office areas, Ventura

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 11:48am

Serious crimes dropped by 10 percent last year in Ventura County Sheriff’s Office territory and 3.6 percent in the city of Ventura, thanks to fewer property crimes, the two agencies reported Monday.

Medi-Cal commission to talk money

Ventura County Star - County News - February 23, 2015 - 11:15am

A commission that governs a Medi-Cal system serving 179,00 people will discuss an investment strategy on Monday in Ventura.

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