| Jan 7, 2008
The storm system that has pounded California since last week was expected to weaken today into a series of sporadic but intense showers, with the possibility of more rain Tuesday night.
Emergency preparedness officials, who had geared up for the worst in...
| Jan 22, 2008
Forecasters reached a consensus last fall, predicting another extremely dry winter in the Southland. Then came the rains, with the latest scattered showers beginning Monday, driving up rainfall totals to levels meteorologists admit look a lot like . . ....
| Feb 4, 2008
| 9:45 AM
THROUGH FEB. 10
61st Carrot Festival
The root-vegetable celebration brings out amateur chefs and duffers with cookery contests for kids and adults, plus a golf tournament, a parade and midway. A low-key, family vibe prevails at the Feb. 10...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 2:06 PM
OXNARD -- A shattered window created chaos at the Oxnard Courthouse, sending people running for cover thinking that someone was firing a weapon inside the facility.
The Ventura County Sheriff's department received reports of shots fired from outside...
| Oct 24, 2009
The Home staff has culled recommendations from the architects, interior designers and do-it-yourselfers featured in this section to compile this list of resources for anyone planning to remodel, redecorate or otherwise turn his or her home into a work...
| 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,...
| Aug 3, 2009
| 9:07 PM
OXNARD -- A woman was arrested Monday evening after leading the California Highway Patrol on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit along several SoCal freeways.
The incident began around 5 p.m. when police in Ventura County were called to a home in Oxnard....
| Aug 27, 2009
| 10:30 AM
OXNARD -- A California firefighter has pulled a trapped driver from his disabled pickup just seconds before a commuter train slammed into the truck.
An Oxnard Fire Department spokeswoman says the pickup wound up on the tracks after colliding with a sport...
| Aug 31, 2008
Until it collapsed in a financial crisis this spring, Simplicity Inc. was a case study in how companies can prosper in an increasingly globalized economy.
In eight years' time, Simplicity's sales rocketed from about $350,000 to $70 million as it imported...
| Jan 23, 2005
This list of visitor offices was provided largely by the California Division of Tourism. It was edited for space.
More information: (800) 862-2543, http://www.visitcalifornia.com .
Amador County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, (800) 649-4988, fax...