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  • US skier living in France dies in avalanche in the Alps
    published on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:02:13 GMT
    A skier and mountaineer from Oregon died Friday after he was buried in an avalanche on the Italian side of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, his sister said. Dave Rosenbarger was alive when rescuers dug him out, but died at a hospital, his sister Sarah Becker told KATU-TV ....
  • Free Senior Education Forum
    published on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:40:47 GMT
    Ventura Council on Aging is hosting a free education forum titled Love Yourself: Mind, Body & Spirit on Wednesday, February 4th, 10:30 AM till Noon at Aegis of Ventura. Featured speakers include Erik Lande, PhD, Neuropysychologist, Jim Duran, Pastor at The River Community Church, and Camille Torgeson, Certified Health Instructor....
  • Ahoy
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:59:54 GMT
    The historically accurate tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain have returned to Ventura County, with a shorter schedule in Oxnard. The two ships, replicas of wooden cargo ships from the mid-19th century, are used as "living history," hands-on vessels for school children and adults alike....
  • With Deft Touch, Wine Clubs Increasingly Getting to Know Their Local Members
    published on Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    On top of free tastings, more wineries offering wine pickup events and local perks. At Carhartt Winery & Vineyard, you can even spend the night Wine club members enjoy good drinks and fun times during wine pickup events....
  • White in California to evaluate players
    published on Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Editor's note: This biweekly column by Gary White, a UEFA "A" license and The FA Elite Coaches Pro license coach, delves into concepts and best practices adopted by developing nations to efficiently groom local athletes and teams, primarily in soccer, for international success....
  • White in California to evaluate players
    published on Sat, 17 Jan 2015 17:28:20 GMT
    Editor's note: This biweekly column by Gary White, a UEFA "A" license and The FA Elite Coaches Pro license coach, delves into concepts and best practices adopted by developing nations to efficiently groom local athletes and teams, primarily in soccer, for international success. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers only months away, preparation begins now for coaches, staff, and players, as Guam will aim to have its most success in these highly important upcoming matches....
  • Robert Lewis Bell
    published on Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:26:30 GMT
    He was born on June 12, 1921, to Rollo Robin Bell and Alice Surguy Bell in Ventura, Calif. He grew up in Baldwin Park, Calif., and graduated from Covina Park High School....
  • Daniel Joseph "Danny" Drinon
    published on Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:21:02 GMT
    Daniel Joseph "Danny" Drinon, 77, of Kennebunkport, died peacefully Wednesday afternoon, January 14, 2015 at his residence. He was born in Bangor, the sixth son in a family of nine children to George W. and Katherine Drinon....
  • Northbrook Names New Fire Chief
    published on Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:00:56 GMT
    The Village of Northbrook is pleased to announce the appointment of Jose M. Torres as the new Fire Chief of the Northbrook Fire Department. Torres was selected following a nationwide search....
  • Lynda.com stays private with $186M funding raise
    published on Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:57:07 GMT
    Lynda.com has now raised more than four times the amount obtained by potential competitors such as Coursera or Udacity. Lynda.com CEO Eric Robison and co-founder and Executive Chair Lynda Weinman at the company's Carpinteria headquarters....
  • Lynda.com to expand with $186M private equity raise from TPG
    published on Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:50:48 GMT
    Lynda.com CEO Eric Robison and co-founder and Executive Chair Lynda Weinman at the company's Carpinteria headquarters. Carpinteria-based Lynda.com today announced it has raised $186 milllion from a group of investors, earmarked for accelerating acquisitions, growth and new content initiatives at the online learning platform....
  • How to get help for mother
    published on Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:24:34 GMT
    Dear Annie: My parents are getting divorced after 22 years of marriage, and it seems to be strongly affecting my mother in a terribly negative way. Mom has told me that she has contemplated suicide twice....
  • Counseling available for despondent mom
    published on Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:33:15 GMT
    DEAR ANNIE: My parents are getting divorced after 22 years of marriage, and it seems to be strongly affecting my mother in a terribly negative way. Mom has told me that she has contemplated suicide twice....
  • My parents' divorce is having a negative affect on my mother
    published on Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:23:06 GMT
    Dear Annie: My parents are getting divorced after 22 years of marriage, and it seems to be strongly affecting my mother in a terribly negative way. Mom has told me that she has contemplated suicide twice....
  • Four Weeks To NSD: What's The Huskers Plan To Finish The '15 Cycle Strong?
    published on Thu, 08 Jan 2015 23:01:45 GMT
    Today counts EXACTLY four weeks till National Signing Day. With the bowl game dead period ending this coming Tuesday, Mike Riley has his support staff ready and willing to salvage the 2015 recruiting cycle in a big way....
  • Welcome to the Metalution
    published on Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:04:39 GMT
    Metal music rose to prominence in the 1980s only to be eclipsed by Nirvana and the Seattle sound . . . or so the legend goes....
  • Maker's Mark
    published on Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:04:25 GMT
    There's a lot happening at 420 Santa Clara St. in Ventura. Upon entering, several things come immediately to mind: middle school shop class, the suburban garage, Radio Shack kits, that relic known as the hobby shop....
  • Deal: Tour two of America's early tall ships when they dock in Ventura
    published on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:30:00 GMT
    Two tall ships will sail to Ventura Harbor this month, and visitors can get a close-up look for a $3 donation Tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will sail into Ventura Harbor in mid-January and stick around for a few weeks. Visitors can see the ships firsthand on dock-side tours that cost less than a Starbucks latte....
  • Guice has 2 TD catches in Army showcase game
    published on Sat, 03 Jan 2015 22:13:47 GMT
    U.S. Army All-American TJ Rahming is upended by West's Jamal Peters during the second half of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl high school football game, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, in San Antonio. West won 39-36....
  • High tea and hi-jinks enjoyed at annual Holiday Fashion Show
    published on Sat, 03 Jan 2015 18:25:24 GMT
    Soroptimist International of Santa Paula took a hint from their British counterparts and served a traditional high tea for their Holiday Fashion Show where the 'upper crust' was represented by an array of delicious sandwiches... and a few fully costumed guests. Equally tasty and a bit of fun were the hi-jinks of the hat contest won by Cecilia Johnston of Ventura whose 'Tea Party' chapeau was designed by Patty Kelly of Santa Paula, who was wearing as a topper another of her unique creations, a Ch...