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CHUCK KIRMAN/THE STAR Peyton Erickson and Nicholas Burdick work on a vertical wind turbine in their science class at De Anza Academy of Technology and the Arts.

 

This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star The Ventura County Community Foundation will recognize five individuals and two organizations at its Fourth Annual Community Leadership Awards at the Los Robles Greens Golf Course on April 22.The Community Leadership Awards ... (more)

 

A new three-month program announced Thursday aims to reduce the cost of installing solar panels on homes in Ventura and surrounding unincorporated areas by offering discounted pricing through pre-vetted contractors.

 

Buenaventura Gallery: April 22 through May 17: Woven Paths - Caminos Entrelazados, works depicting Peru and Ventura by Hilda Kilpatrick-Freyre, with a reception 5-7 p.m. April 26. Through April 19: Suburban Primitive Paintings by Ronald Walker.

 

MORE THAN HONEY 7 p.m. A documentary on the worldwide threat to bees, followed by a discussion with a pollination ecologist from CSU Channel Islands.

 

That rather hyperbolic platitude - lazy and boring at practically any other juncture - at this point applies exceptionally well to the Pet Shop Boys because this is the essence of audience reaction to the singular and shuddering spectacle of the duo's performance tonight: Wow! Ohhh! Fuuuhhh! Wooooo! And yet the Pet Shop Boys, now in its 30th year, ... (more)

 

It's easy to look around and assume that our local government, businesses, even our neighbors aren't doing much to make our planet a better place to be.

 

My first visit to the Shanghai Beer Garden was a couple of days after the "soft opening" back in late January.

 

VENTURA, Calif.- After hearing several hours of public testimony from an overflow crowd of more than 200 people and receiving more than 2,600 pages of comments, California Fish and Game commissioners voted on Wednesday to postpone until July their decision on extending state Endangered Species Act protections to gray wolves.

 

This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star The Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks, CA is hosting its 12th annual, free summer concert series that will run on four concurrent Sundays beginning August 3, 2014.

 

TROY HARVEY/THE STAR New York Times best-selling author Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan, with his service dog named Tuesday, discusses living with post-traumatic stress disorder to a group at the E.P. Foster Library in Ventura on Tuesday evening.

 

An Oxnard woman on Wednesday pleaded guilty to felony gross vehicular manslaughter while being under the influence of alcohol or drugs for hitting and killing a popular Ventura educator while he was jogging.

 

The Fillmore School Board Tuesday selected a Ventura native to lead the district.

 

Oxnard: Blake Redman pitched a complete game, allowing no earned runs with two strikeouts.

 

In my morning perusal of The Star, I came across an ad requesting donations of clothing for the thrift shop of the Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center.

 

A state board will consider granting the gray wolf endangered species status on Wednesday, giving it a chance at returning to California in significant numbers after a decades-long hiatus.

 

This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star Volunteers are needed for Conejo Valley Days' Special Kids Day, Friday, May 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Kids with special needs will be able to enjoy the fun and excitement of the 58th annual Conejo Valley Days with the ... (more)

 

This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star The Ventura College Foundation is awarding $300,000 in scholarships to nearly 200 Ventura College students in May. The Foundation received over 400 applications for the scholarships, which range from $500 to $9,000 and ... (more)

 

Dr. Terry Stanger appeared before Ventura County Superior Court Judge Ryan Wright and pleaded not guilty to four felony counts of selling or transporting a controlled substance and one count of unlawful prescription of a controlled substance.

 

A top quarterback recruit won't be playing his college football at Alabama, and he let head coach Nick Saban know via email.

 
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