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  • With Citi Foundation Support, Women's Economic Ventures Continues...
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:28:39 GMT
    With Citi Foundation Support, Women's Economic Ventures Continues to Invest in Growth of Entrepreneurial Community in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star With Citi Foundation Support, Women's Economic Ventures Continues to ... (more)...
  • Ventura students to stage 'Aladdin Jr.'
    published on Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:10 GMT
    ROB VARELA/THE STAR Aladdin and Jasmine ride a carpet Monday during rehearsal of the Buena High School production of "Aladdin Jr." in Ventura....
  • 4 Ventura County campuses rank high on list of nation's top high schools
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:01:21 GMT
    CHUCK KIRMAN/THE STAR Ami Ballmer and Claire Jurgensen, students at Foothill Technology High School in Ventura, add an enzyme to a tissue sample at Coastal Marine Biolabs....
  • November ballot won't ask what becomes of Ventura's mayor, deputy mayor
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:04:02 GMT
    When Ventura voters head to the polls in November, they'll be voting on whether to move the City Council and Ventura Unified School Board elections to even-numbered years....
  • Youth signups
    published on Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:10:35 GMT
    VENTURA BUCCANEERS: The chapter will hold registration Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ventura YMCA....
  • The Star's top weekend stories
    published on Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:34:01 GMT
    Michael Cole's bill for one CrunchTada Pizza and two beef tacos came to $4,050. It was either a mistake, or one of the costliest meals in the history of Santa Paula's Del Taco....
  • Sick sea lion numbers drop one year after crisis
    published on Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:40:40 GMT
    ROB VARELA/THE STAR Patient 9, a sea lion yearling, swims in the ocean after being released by Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute volunteers Shelle and Ryan Williams, of Ventura....
  • Peers welcome new Ventura County Superior Court judge
    published on Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:00:15 GMT
    JOSEPH A. GARCIA/THE STAR F. Dino Inumerable is administered the oath as Ventura County Superior Court judge by Judge Bruce A. Young on Friday at the Hall of Justice in Ventura....
  • Ventura College Faculty Share Research Findings at Colloquium
    published on Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:32:51 GMT
    Apr. 18, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Six Ventura College faculty members from a wide range of academic disciplines will showcase their latest research findings at the school's inaugural faculty colloquium....
  • Ventura College Holds First-Ever Faculty Colloquium
    published on Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:00:55 GMT
    This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star Six Ventura College faculty members from a wide range of academic disciplines will showcase their latest research findings at the school's inaugural faculty colloquium....
  • Marketing Workshop for Dramatic Business Growth Comes to Westlake Village
    published on Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:00:42 GMT
    This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star A workshop series teaching breakthrough methods for entrepreneurs and others to learn how to position their company, products, or service for dramatic growth will be held in Westlake Village, CA, in the months of May and ... (more)...
  • Pa Ventura column
    published on Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:57:54 GMT
    By voting yes to repair Simi Elementary School and no to closing it down, trustees with the Simi Valley Unified School District did the popular thing among parents with children at the school - leaving only the question of whom to lay off to pay for the repairs that could top $4 million....
  • Citi Foundation Commits $50,000 to Support 'WEV en Espanol' Program
    published on Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:56:07 GMT
    Marsha Bailey, center, founder and CEO of Women's Economic Ventures, receives a $50,000 check for the WEV en Espanol Program from Rashi Kallur, vice president of Citi community development, and Ray Torres, branch manager/vice president of the Santa Barbara Citibank branch....
  • VCCF to make grants for veterans, healthy-eating programs
    published on Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:03:51 GMT
    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 is accepting proposals to fund local organizations that provide services to veterans and to those that deliver educational programs on healthy eating and exercise....
  • Ventura County Community Foundation to honor dedicated community leaders
    published on Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:03:32 GMT
    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)...
  • Ventura students hope their answer to turbine keeps blowing from the wind
    published on Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:54:16 GMT
    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....
  • Wills-Rice Canyon Birding & Nature Hike
    published on Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:03:09 GMT
    This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy is hosting a bird and nature hike at the Ventura River Preserve on Saturday April 26th at 8:30 AM....
  • Picks of the Week - Happenings
    published on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:40:44 GMT
    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....
  • Everything green
    published on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:37:59 GMT
    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....
  • In Fillmore, new superintendent announced; high school principal out
    published on Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:40:00 GMT
    FILE Photo: "If you give respect, you get respect," Hueneme High Principal Adrian Palazuelos said of the way he relates to students....