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Terror Trial Set to Begin in New York

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - April 13, 2014 - 6:13pm
Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a fiery Islamic cleric who prosecutors allege conspired to kidnap Americans in Yemen and who also is accused of trying to open a terrorist training camp in Oregon.

World War II-era planes take passengers on trips from Camarillo

Ventura County Star News - April 13, 2014 - 6:00pm
A B-17 and P-51 flew passengers Saturday and Sunday.

Thousand Oaks actress receives award nomination

Ventura County Star News - April 13, 2014 - 5:40pm
Kalia Prescott is up for a Young Artists Award on May 4. She starred in "Sugar."

A state divided is no longer golden

L.A. Times - California Politics - April 13, 2014 - 5:27pm
Venture capitalist Tim Draper is pushing a ballot initiative to split California into six states. That's crazy.

SACRAMENTO — Cracking California into six pieces and calling each chunk a state sounds really crackpot.

Candidate Shriver wants overhaul of L.A. County campaign finance laws

L.A. Times - California Politics - April 13, 2014 - 5:15pm
Running for county supervisor, Shriver criticizes a $1.4-million voluntary spending limit as inadequate for reaching voters.

Bobby Shriver, the first Los Angeles County supervisorial contender in 18 years to opt out of voluntary campaign spending limits, is calling for a major overhaul of county election laws, including lifting fundraising restrictions on candidates who use personal wealth to help pay for their campaigns.

Crews respond to crash in Port Hueneme

Ventura County Star News - April 13, 2014 - 4:02pm
Crews responded to a car crash Sunday in Port Hueneme, officials said.

Polio-like diagnosis provides few answers to Moorpark family

Ventura County Star News - April 13, 2014 - 4:00pm
A Moorpark boy has been diagnosed with a mysterious, newly identified condition that acts like polio but isn't. It's called polio-like syndrome.

Ventura City Council to tackle 2014-15 budget

Ventura County Star News - April 13, 2014 - 3:59pm
Ventura will hold a budget workshop Monday night during its City Council meeting. The council will also vote on whether to approve the master plan for the Ventura Botanical Gardens.

Ventura student homeless population jumps [Interactive]

Ventura County Star News - April 13, 2014 - 2:49pm
The number of homeless children in the Ventura Unified School District has climbed to more than 800, but social service agencies and the community are lending a hand.

Books of The Times: ‘Red Love,’ a Memoir of East Germany

NY Times Books - April 13, 2014 - 2:01pm
In “Red Love,” Maxim Leo describes how East Germany first inspired his grandparents, then disillusioned his parents, then left his own generation numb with despair.






Sebelius Exits Without Regret

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - April 13, 2014 - 1:02pm
Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius describes the period last fall when HealthCare.gov was crippled by technical problems as "awful," but says she had no regrets about the health law's rollout.

Firefighters put out blaze at Oxnard medical building [Interactive]

Ventura County Star News - April 13, 2014 - 11:30am
About 60 firefighters from several fire agencies combated a four-alarm fire Sunday in a medical building in Oxnard, fire officials said.

Firefighters respond to blaze in Oxnard [Interactive]

Ventura County Star News - April 13, 2014 - 11:30am
About 60 firefighters from several fire agencies combated a four-alarm fire Sunday in a medical building in Oxnard, fire officials said.
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