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Multinational Ducks open Ojai with win

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 22, 2015 - 8:59pm

There is rarely a dull moment when the University of Oregon men’s tennis team discusses sports. The Ducks have players from Australia, Netherlands, Mexico, Hungary, Belgium and the United States on their roster.

St. Bonaventure beats Grace's ace

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 22, 2015 - 8:59pm
To stop perfection, the St. Bonaventure High baseball team may have adopted the perfect game plan Wednesday.

Campaign promotes organ donation

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 22, 2015 - 8:01pm

Health care organizations are encouraging people to donate organs as part of April’s National Donate Life Month.

Longest-serving Moorpark College chief dies

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 22, 2015 - 8:00pm

William “Ray” Raymond Hearon, the longest-serving president in the history of Moorpark College, died Tuesday in Ventura.

Simi Cultural Arts Center celebrates 20 years

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 22, 2015 - 7:28pm

The annual Spotlight Awards Dinner kicks off the 20th anniversary celebration for the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center.

M.H. Abrams, Who Shaped Romantic Criticism, Dies at 102

NY Times Books - April 22, 2015 - 6:04pm
Professor Abrams edited the first seven editions of “The Norton Anthology of English Literature” and was a leading figure in the study of Romanticism.






Quiz: Ojai tennis tournament

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 22, 2015 - 5:25pm

The 115th Ojai tennis tournament begins this week. How much do you know about one of Southern California's great sporting events?

The Ojai notebook: Smith to be featured guest

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 22, 2015 - 5:11pm

The list of past champions at The Ojai reads like a Who’s Who of prestigious players. One of the tournament’s finest is being honored this year.

Chevy Metal headlines Conejo Valley Days

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 22, 2015 - 5:06pm

Chevy Metal, featuring Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins will headline this year’s Conejo Valley Days (CVD) live entertainment. Chevy Metal will perform Saturday, May 9 at 8:30 p.m. The concert is free with CVD admission.

Fire hydrant sheared in Simi Valley crash

Ventura County Star - Happening Now - April 22, 2015 - 5:03pm

A fire hydrant sheared in a Simi Valley crash was causing an electrical hazard Wednesday, officials said.

Books of The Times: Review: ‘Orson Welles’s Last Movie,’ by Josh Karp

NY Times Books - April 22, 2015 - 2:42pm
Josh Karp reports on the making of “The Other Side of the Wind,” Welles’s still-unreleased final film, which may have been “one of the greatest Orson Welles stories of them all.”






ArtsBeat: Star-Studded Book Tour Planned for Judy Blume’s Latest

NY Times Books - April 22, 2015 - 1:35pm
Ms. Blume will cross the country to promote her new book for adults, “In the Unlikely Event.”






ArtsBeat: Baryshnikov to Perform in a Show Based on Brodsky’s Poetry

NY Times Books - April 22, 2015 - 5:42am
The show will not use dance, Mr. Baryshnikov said, but will incorporate body language along with selected poems by Joseph Brodsky.






‘Mr. West,’ Sarah Blake’s Poems About Kanye West

NY Times Books - April 22, 2015 - 2:30am
A “lyric biography” traces the career and influence of Kanye West.

Wislawa Szymborska’s ‘Map: Collected and Last Poems’

NY Times Books - April 22, 2015 - 2:30am
This Nobel Prize-winning poet was interested in everything here on earth.

‘The Do-Over,’ by Kathleen Ossip

NY Times Books - April 22, 2015 - 2:30am
In a wide-ranging collection, sonnets, acrostics and prose poems explore mortality and loss.

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

Test your knowledge of what's going on in the county with our weekly news quiz.

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.

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