| Nov 21, 2008
Walter W. Hoffman, the son of a Ventura County founding family who was instrumental in getting the present Museum of Ventura County built, died Nov. 13 at his Camarillo home, his family said. The cause of death was not disclosed. He was 86.
| Sep 17, 2009
Melvin Simon, who started what is now the country's largest shopping mall company and owned the NBA's Indiana Pacers with his brother, died Wednesday in Indianapolis, a spokesman said. He was 82.
Les Morris, a spokesman for Simon Property Group, which...
| Sep 25, 2009
Fresh, domestically grown bamboo shoots are hard to find in California, but Yao Cheng Farm grows an acre of them near Camarillo and sells at the Monterey Park, Alhambra, Irvine and Thousand Oaks farmers markets.
After being boiled for 15 minutes to...
| Jul 22, 2009
The Beverly Hills farmers market, which will celebrate its 15th anniversary Aug. 2, is one of the best mid-size markets in Southern California and is carefully supervised by its manager, Greta Dunlap.
McGrath Family Farm of Camarillo has started...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 5:33 PM
The Ventura Downtown farmers market, the oldest and largest farmers market in Ventura County, has remained remarkably stable over the last decade, with a good mix of local growers, including many small and backyard farmers. It benefits from its location...
| Sep 9, 2008
Sleepy Old Town Camarillo has had a tough time drawing visitors from the more fashionable Premium Outlets just a few exits down the 101 Freeway. But now with a concerted effort, Old Town -- which stretches along a few blocks of Ventura Boulevard between...
| Feb 9, 2008
Authorities say a small plane has crashed in rural Ventura County, but all three people on board survived.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot in the private plane reported engine trouble after taking off from the...
| May 12, 2008
Three days each week, at the tail end of the morning rush hour, Jonathan Ball drives from Pasadena to his job in Camarillo -- a journey of 57 to 64 miles, depending on his route.
Over the last few months, he has seen his speed often increase and his time...
| May 7, 2008
OUT WHERE Ventura Boulevard is just a country road, near Central Avenue in Camarillo, Phil McGrath farms 40 acres of Ventura County land his family has owned for generations. He sells his organic produce to restaurants and at farmers markets, but here...
| Dec 10, 2009
| 7:02 PM
OJAI-- A flight instructor and student were killed when a single-engine plane crashed down in a residential neighborhood in Ojai.
The two-seat Piper Tomahawk crashed around 2:30 p.m. Thursday near the Krotona religious center on Krotona Road, according...
| Jun 2, 2009
CAMARILLO -- A California Highway Patrol officer made a shocking discovery during a routine traffic stop in Camarillo, police said.
An officer responding to 911 calls about a possible drunken driver led to the arrest of 41-year-old James Thomas Jacquez...
| Jul 6, 2009
| 2:19 PM
CAMARILLO, Calif. -- A damaged fiber optic cable has caused a major telephone service outage in Ventura County, including 911 emergency calls.
The outage was reported around 10:30 a.m. Monday and is affecting customers in Oxnard, Camarillo, Newbury Park,...