Publication: Ventura County Star

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County executive may get 12% raise

Ventura, Calif. - County Executive Officer Mike Powers' pay is set to go up $30,000 to almost $270,000 if the Board of Supervisors approves a new contract Tuesday.Powers, 51, of Ventura, is being recommended for a 7 percent increase in base pay by board ... [Published Ventura County Star - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Tiger trainer sues Ventura County

Ventura, Calif. - Exotic-animal trainer Irena Hauser is not one to take no for an answer.Full story available to subscribers only.Log in | SubscribeAlready a subscriber? Activate ... [Published Ventura County Star - 7 hours ago]
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Power plant ban returns to Oxnard

Oxnard, Calif. - Oxnard's recently enacted moratorium on beachside power plants will be revisited Tuesday night when the City Council holds its last meeting before an August break.The council will also consider adopting mandatory water conservation measures ... [Published Ventura County Star - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Thousand Oaks teen conquers Mt. Whitney

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOThousand Oaks resident Sean Wiere (right) and his college roommate and former Thousand Oaks wrestling teammate, Josh Cortes, are shown at the top of Mount Whitney. ... [Published Ventura County Star - 9 hours ago]
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Joshua Packer tries to avoid death penalty

Ventura, Calif. - A Ventura man accused of fatally stabbing a Faria Beach couple in 2009 will get a court hearing next week on whether he can plead guilty and receive a life sentence instead of the death penalty after a federal court ruled capital punishment ... [Published Ventura County Star - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Prelim starts in Ventura Keys slaying case

Ventura, Calif. - A preliminary hearing is starting Monday afternoon for a woman charged with stabbing her aunt to death five years ago in the Ventura Keys.Gina Drake, 48, was arrested in May 2012 on suspicion of killing Wendy Di Rodio in June 2009. Di ... [Published Ventura County Star - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Homicide suspect now in juvenile custody

Ventura, Calif. - An 18-year-old man accused of stabbing another man to death last week has been transferred to the Ventura County Juvenile Justice Center in Oxnard, officials said Monday.Howard Lovett was arrested Wednesday about 12 hours after he allegedly ... [Published Ventura County Star - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Election updates: Camarillo City Council

Camarillo, Calif. - Three City Council seats are up for grabs in the Nov. 4 election. Council members holding those posts are Charlotte Craven, Jan McDonald and Michael Morgan. The candidate filing period opened July 14 and closes Aug. 8.Update: July ... [Published Ventura County Star - 14 hours ago]
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Election updates: Oxnard City Council, mayor

Oxnard, Calif. - Two City Council seats and the mayor's post are at stake in Oxnard's election Nov. 4. Up for re-election are Mayor Tim Flynn and council members Bert Perello and Carmen Ramirez. The filing period opened July 14 and closes Aug. 8.Update: ... [Published Ventura County Star - 14 hours ago]
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Election updates: Ojai City Council

Ojai, Calif. - Ojai voters will elect three City Council members on Nov. 4. Council members Paul Blatz, Carol Smith and Carlon Strobel currently hold the seats up for election. The filing period opened July 14 and closes Aug. 8.July 28, 2014No additional ... [Published Ventura County Star - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Elections
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Election updates: Fillmore City Council

Fillmore, Calif. - Fillmore voters will elect two City Council members in the Nov. 4 election. Council members currently holding those posts are Diane McCall and Steven Conaway. The filing period opened July 14 and closes Aug. 8.Update: July 28, 2014No ... [Published Ventura County Star - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Elections
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Sunken city resurfaces at Lake Arrowhead

WICHITA FALLS, Texas - Few people today remember a time before Lake Arrowhead existed.Fewer still may know that a town named Halsell has been lying underneath the lake’s waters for nearly 60 years.Now that Arrowhead is less than a quarter full, Halsell ... [Published Ventura County Star - 15 hours ago]

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"I believe the board really feels we have had superior performance from him, so it's our way of trying to recognize that" Bennett said
...It gives us a better sense of community, and in the long run it makes us stronger individually and together," Young said. "We should be very proud of all of the different cultures that call Ventura County home."
Thompson, 37, of Los Angeles, offered a modest reply: "The guy is only as comfortable as the woman is forgiving."
"There was a little too much wind for Santa Paula this morning," Watson-Meinke said Saturday. "It's OK in the desert to do a drag landing, but in Santa Paula, we don't have the space."

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County executive may get 12% raise [Published Ventura County Star - 4 hours ago]
Tiger trainer sues Ventura County [Published Ventura County Star - 7 hours ago]
Power plant ban returns to Oxnard [Published Ventura County Star - 8 hours ago]
Thousand Oaks teen conquers Mt. Whitney [Published Ventura County Star - 9 hours ago]
Joshua Packer tries to avoid death penalty [Published Ventura County Star - 9 hours ago]
Prelim starts in Ventura Keys slaying case [Published Ventura County Star - 10 hours ago]
Homicide suspect now in juvenile custody [Published Ventura County Star - 12 hours ago]
Election updates: Oxnard City Council, mayor [Published Ventura County Star - 14 hours ago]
Election updates: Camarillo City Council [Published Ventura County Star - 14 hours ago]
Election updates: Fillmore City Council [Published Ventura County Star - 14 hours ago]
Election updates: Ojai City Council [Published Ventura County Star - 14 hours ago]
Sunken city resurfaces at Lake Arrowhead [Published Ventura County Star - 15 hours ago]
Oxnard dance judges like salsa simple [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 28 2014]
Oxnard rollover crash injures 1 [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Santa Paula council to study parking district [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Fundraising event to help Mixtec community [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Oxnard's new chief raising hopes [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Dirty cars are visible sign of drought [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Oxnard Salsa Festival sets stage for proposal [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Camarillo police to join neighborhood network [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Grounds at Ventura County Fair take shape [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Balloon festival rises to the occasion in Santa [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Editorial: Simi Valley's plan on homeless camps [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Manufacturing struggles through transition [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Editorial: Don't come running asking for help [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 27 2014]
Cities taking water conservation steps [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 26 2014]
Leader of Oxnard nonprofit advances from within [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 26 2014]
Panel looks at Laura's Law [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 26 2014]
Promenade patios offer cocktails, fireworks [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 26 2014]
Editorial: Property taxes no surprise [Published Ventura County Star - Jul 26 2014]
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