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Complaint: Shorter day at Buena High creates unfair setting  Ventura County Star

A former Ventura school board member has filed a complaint for what he believes are “discriminatory” practices at Buena High School.

Dave Guenther out as girls basketball coach at Buena High School  Ventura County Star

The Ventura Unified School District confirmed Tuesday that Dave Guenther is no longer coaching the girls varsity basketball team at Buena High School.

Buena girls basketball coach was removed for allegedly misusing funds, violating laws  Ventura County Star

Alleged misuse of district funds and violations of state laws led to the removal of former Buena High School girls basketball coach Dave Guenther, district ...

Uncooperative man spurs brief lockdown at Buena High School in Ventura  Ventura County Star

An uncooperative man prompted a brief lockdown at Buena High School on Thursday afternoon.

Buena grads complete high school journey in Ventura  Ventura County Star

Graduates of Buena High School marked the completion of one step in their educational careers with a graduation ceremony on Thursday.

Teen accused of school shooting threat in Ventura  Ventura County Star

Ventura police said they arrested a 16-year-old boy after he allegedly threatened to commit a school shooting.

Calif. HS girls basketball coach removed for allegedly misusing funds, violating laws  USA TODAY High School Sports

Alleged misuse of district funds and violations of state laws led to the removal of former Buena High School girls basketball coach Dave Guenther, district ...

Ventura police investigate 'very vague' bomb threat Foothill Tech High; no threat found  Ventura County Star

Ventura police investigated 'very vague' bomb threat made against Foothill Technology High School; evacuated students allowed to return to school.

Longtime Ventura County superintendent of schools dies  Ventura County Star

One of the longest-serving Ventura County Superintendents of Schools, Jim Cowan, passed away Saturday at 87. Cowan, who served as superintendent from ...

Family wins $20M over Ventura educator Chris Prewitt's DUI death  Ventura County Star

Erin Prewitt and her daughter Izzy speak to the audience attending a memorial *service* at Buena High School for Chris Prewitt who was hit and killed April 6, ...

Buena High Students React With Outrage After Racist Posts Appear On Social Media  CBS Local

VENTURA ( — Students of Buena High School — a school in Ventura — expressed their outrage Sunday after racist posts showed up last week.

Threats at 3 Ventura County schools not credible; police step up presence anyway  Ventura County Star

A series of possible threats at multiple Ventura County schools were investigated this week by local police agencies and found to be not credible.

Celebrate July 4th at Channel Islands Harbor – Fireworks by the Sea: a full day of family activities  Ventura County Reporter

Channel Islands Harbor celebrates the 4th of July with a full day of family activities. The Harbor will host a variety of activities throughout the day, ending with the ...

Cafe Society: New Year, who dis? 2 Ventura restaurants get new chefs for 2019  Ventura County Star

For two executive chefs in Ventura County, the first few days of the new year will bring new jobs at local restaurants with plans for changes in their respective ...

Swastika spray-painted outside Ventura synagogue, city police said  Ventura County Star

Ventura police are working to track down whoever spray-painted swastika graffiti on the signboard in front of Temple Beth Torah.

What caused the Thomas Fire? Report reveals what sparked one of California's largest wildfires  USA TODAY

Information has been released about the cause and origin of the Thomas Fire, at one point the largest officially recorded blaze in California history.

Kevin Drescher: The toll of DUI, 30 years ago and today  Ventura County Star

Events in our lives influence our future and the choices we make. Thirty years ago Sunday, I witnessed a tragedy first-hand that greatly impacted the lives of ...

Bill Ayub to be appointed as Ventura County sheriff Tuesday  Ventura County Star

A new Ventura County sheriff is expected to be named Tuesday.

Ventura goes green a day early with St. Patrick's Day parade  Ventura County Star

Vintage tractors, an inflatable green pig and lots of bright green wigs lit up Ventura's Main Street for the St. Patrick's Day parade.

Costner makes Ventura mom the star of this show  Ventura County Star

An appearance Saturday by Kevin Costner at Ventura City Hall wasn't the biggest thrill for Kathy Vaughan, 66 — he's an old family friend.

RECREATION | Best of Ventura County  Ventura County Reporter

Sep 20, 2018 | Art and Culture, Best of Ventura County 2018, Cover Story, Special Issues, Ventura County | 0 |. RECREATION | Best of Ventura County. Twitter.

Kevin Costner remembers his 'favorite years,' back when Ventura County was his playground  Ventura County Star

Rob Varela / Star staff 5/29/08 Ventura. Actor Kevin Costner answers questions at a press conference Wednesday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ventura.

Ventura Unified names new principal at Balboa Middle School  Ventura County Star

The Ventura Unified School District announced Friday a new principal will take the helm at Balboa Middle School, one in a slew of significant changes at the ...

Salute to Teachers: County Teacher of the Year Mandi de Witte Makes Real-World Connections  Noozhawk

Carpinteria High School science educator says she especially enjoys sharing her passion for genetics with students.

Former Buena High student kidnapped in 2007 is reunited with family  Ventura County Star

The last time Chioma Gray's family had seen her was on Dec. 13, 2007. According to witnesses, the former Buena High School student, who was 15 at the time, ...

Ventura board names interim to succeed fired superintendent  Ventura County Star

Joe Richards, now Ventura's deputy superintendent, will replace Michael Babb, who was fired last week.

What led up to Ventura superintendent's firing?  Ventura County Star

Michael Babb will receive severance pay because he was fired Wednesday without cause.

Buena High School student receives NROTC scholarship  DVIDS

VENTURA, Calif. – “Ever since I was five, I've wanted to be a part of the military,” said Jack Beguelin. “In my mind, and from what I've seen and what I've heard, ...

Cafe Society: Service with a smile as daughter takes reins at Ventura's Italian grocery  Ventura County Star

The face of La Mantia Italian Grocery in Ventura may be changing, but the combination deli and market still makes a mean sandwich.

Carpinteria High School Science Educator Named Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year  Noozhawk

In a county serving more than 69,000 students in 20 districts, Mandi de Witte was chosen as Teacher of the Year for her work at Carpinteria High School.

YouTuber Star From Ventura Fighting Copyright Infringement Lawsuit  KEYT

A copyright infringement lawsuit that might change the face of YouTube involves a man raised inVentura.

‘It was just gone’: Ventura home full of memories lost to Thomas Fire  Ventura County Star

In the rush to get out, a daughter left behind her parents ashes.

Here's what's happening in Ventura County on the 4th of July  Ventura County Star

There's a lot more to the Fourth of July than just fireworks. Here's a rundown of what's going on in Ventura County on Independence Day — and, in some cases, ...

Venturan travels the world performing Random Acts of Kindness  Ventura County Star

ROB VARELA/THE STAR Matt Foster (right), the executive director of RAKLife, chats with Jose Perez about his bike at Plaza Park in downtown Ventura on ...

14-Year-Old Boy Hit Twice, Killed in Ventura  NBC Southern California

Two drivers hit a 14-year-old boy and took off Friday morning in Ventura, killing the teen who had just been mourning his sister's death.

Ventura tow truck driver gets prison for hit-and-run that killed Jonathan Hernandez, 14  Ventura County Star

A tow truck driver was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for fleeing the scene of a 2016 accident that claimed the life of a Ventura teenager.

Parts of Ventura devastated by the Thomas Fire remain closed to residents  Ventura County Star

There is no target date for when people facing mandatory evacuations due to the Thomas Fire will be allowed to return to their homes – or what's left of them.

The beat goes on as Billy Clower Dance Studio turns 65 in Ventura  Ventura County Star

Sixteen years ago, Valerie Paris became a member of the Billy Clower dance family when she brought her 3-year-old daughter, Sierra, to her first class with ...

Daughter of Golden State Killer's Ventura victim says arrest begins new chapter for family  Ventura County Star

The daughter of Lyman Smith said the arrest in her father's March 1980 murder in Ventura marks an unexpected new chapter for the family.

SUICIDE | The conversation no one wants to have  Ventura County Reporter

Aug 31, 2016 | Cover Story, Feature, Michael Sullivan, News, Ventura County | 0 |. Twitter · Facebook. “He'd been seeing his doctor and he was really resisting ...

Man sentenced for 1997 murder of Ventura teen  Ventura County Star

A Port Hueneme man convicted of the 1997 stabbing death of a Ventura teen was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility parole.

Southern California Edison says equipment linked to Thomas Fire ignition  Ventura County Star

Southern California Edison said Tuesday it believes its electrical equipment was associated with one of two ignition points of the Thomas Fire, according to a ...

Candidate Bill Ayub heads for election as Ventura County sheriff  Ventura County Star

Ventura County Assistant Sheriff William “Bill” Ayub will face no formal opposition in his bid to become the next sheriff, election filings showed as the deadline ...

Vote for Ventura County's Hardest Worker 2016  Ventura County Star

Read about our list of Hardest Worker 2016 nominees and place your vote!

At age 88, Ventura resident to fulfill longtime dream of attending Super Bowl  Ventura County Star

Longtime Ventura elementary school teacher Shirley Shanahan is living out a dream by attending the Super Bowl in her home state of Minnesota.

All over Ventura County, walkers and runners are hitting their stride  Ventura County Star

This is the time of year when walks and runs in Ventura County begin to hit their stride, with upcoming events offering a range of courses for athletes of all ...

'Picture This' photo exhibit, silent auction to aid Bell Arts  Ventura County Star

The work of Ventura County Star photographers has been recognized time and time again for effectively and beautifully capturing the essence of playing, living ...

Editorial: Hate has no home in Ventura County  Ventura County Star

It sickens us that we must write this editorial again and again and again. And yet here we are, in 2017, in a nation where all men are created equal, ...

Quinceanera brings joy to Ventura girl fighting tumors  Ventura County Star

As family struggles with medical bills, local residents step in to provide a dream-come-true birthday party.

Thomas Fire destruction: 'The scale of it was beyond belief'  Ventura County Star

Of the buildings burned in the Thomas Fire, close to 80 percent, or 1063, were destroyed. Half of those were in the city of Ventura.

Fourth of July fun: Celebrations across Ventura County  Ventura County Star

Ventura County will celebrate Independence Day with parades, concerts, car shows and traditional fireworks. Here's a glimpse of what the county has to offer ...

Jessup Volleyball Announces 2018 Recruiting Class  Victory Sports Network

In her fourth season with the Warriors, head coach Shasta Millhollin is ready to tackle the season announcing her 2018 recruiting class with eight...

Great Chicana revolutionary Yvonne de Los Santos will always be remembered  Fight Back! Newspaper

Los Angeles, CA - Chicana revolutionary Yvonne de Los Santos passed Sept. 21, 2017. A strong determined advocate for self-determination for our Chican...

Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.

Tafoya sentenced to jail for taking girl to Mexico  Ventura County Star

A judge on Monday sentenced a 24-year-old man to two years in jail for taking an underage girl to Mexico in 2007.

Cafe Society: MadeWest Brewing Co. opens with room to grow in Ventura  Ventura County Star

RICHARD QUINN/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Brewer Mike Morrison pulls a small amount of cream ale from a tank at MadeWest Brewing Co. in Ventura. Morrison ...

Celebrate the season at Halloween and Dia de los Muertos events  Ventura County Star

October is upon us, bringing numerous Halloween events throughout Ventura County, as well as celebrations of Día de los Muertos, a traditional Mexican ...

Mt. SAC XC Legacy Team Scores: Best Boys Squads Of Past Five Years

We combined team scores to include athletes who raced from 2011 to 2015.

Cafe Society: J Wolf caters to grass-fed tastes on Ventura Avenue  Ventura County Star

J Wolf Catering brings organic, grass-fed and non-GMO fare to an unexpected neighborhood in Ventura.

Authorities warn of scams targeting those affected by Thomas Fire  Ventura County Star

As several Ventura County communities begin to rebuild after the Thomas Fire, authorities are warning residents to look out for exploitative scams.

Celebrate the life of musician Dan Wilson on Nov. 9  Ventura County Star

Fran Stewart/Contributed photo. Dan Wilson and his wife Mary were in Yosemite National Park for the Yosemite Facelift when this photo was taken. For three ...

UC Davis sports sign a handful of NLIs  The Aggie

Women's water polo adds a Davis High standout On Wednesday, Nov. 23, UC Davis athletics announced the commitment of two women's water po.

Beloved assistant principal run over and killed by woman drug driver, 23, as he trained for marathon  Daily Mail

Beloved assistant principal Christopher Prewitt, 38, was fatally hit by a suspected DUI driver as he jogged in Ventura, California on Sunday morning.

Long Beach Drama Teacher Up For Award At Tony Awards  Gazette Newspapers

Deemed an inspiration, a mentor, a life coach and a trusted advisor — Randy Bowden's drama students say he deserves to be the lucky teacher chosen for the ...

Santa Barbara Architect Dylan Chappell Opens Office in Carpinteria  Noozhawk

Full-*service* firm creates residential, retail and commercial buildings.

Rick Riordan announces 'Blood of Olympus' book tour dates  Hypable

Rick Riordan is gearing up for the Blood of Olympus release and has just announced his tour dates for the final Percy Jackson book.

A salute to retired Army Col. George Compton, a hero in war and to our Ventura County veterans  Ventura County Star

Newbury Park 9/8/09 David K. Yamamoto/ Special to the Star Retired Army Colonel George Compton shows many of his medals earned in over 27 years of ...

Cafe Society: Cask Alehouse taps into craft-beer scene  Ventura County Star

As the founder and former owner of Ventura County's oldest craft brewery, Paul Miller might be considered the father of a scene that now counts 10 ...

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