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Days before classes start, vaccine mandate lifted at Ventura County community colleges

Students at Ventura County's three community colleges no longer need COVID-19 vaccines to enroll in on-campus classes after board trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to lift the requirement. The Ventura County Community College District Board first implemented the mandate, which covered college students, staff and faculty, a year ago. But...
Ars Technica

Amazon begins large-scale rollout of palm print-based payments

Amazon will expand its Amazon One palm print checkout system to dozens of Whole Foods locations, marking the most significant expansion of the technology that was introduced in 2020. Amazon One allows customers to speedily check out at retail locations using only their palm prints after storing a scan of...

3 sought in Westlake Village home burglary: LASD

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. - Authorities are asking for the public's help identifying three suspects in connection with a residential burglary in Westlake Village. It happened Aug. 5 at a home in the 32000 block of Fallview Road. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the suspects were seen running...
Santa Monica Daily Press

City wins Section 8 tenants’ rights lawsuit

The City of Santa Monica announced this week it had won the latest in a string of legal victories in tenant protection cases, successfully defending its Anti-Housing Discrimination Ordinance in LA County Superior Court last month. The decision in the lawsuit, City of Santa Monica v. Lee, came down on...

J.Lo & Ben Affleck Reunite Kiss At Lunch With Their Kids After Work Separation: Photos

Reunited and it feels so good! Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck had a romantic moment during a lunch date on Tuesday, August 9. The couple were kissing on the sidewalk in Santa Monica in the new photos, which you can see here, via Page Six. Bennifer were spotted embracing after grabbing an iced coffee from Dunkin (a favorite from Ben’s hometown of Boston), plus some other yummy snacks from the classic coffee and donut chain.

16 of the Best Breakfast Spots in LA

Sometimes it’s hard to get out of bed. Maybe it was a tough night or maybe you’ve got a daunting day, or maybe you just need an extra minute. On those sorts of mornings, it helps to have a little incentive—like visions of a really good breakfast. The right meal can change your whole perspective, flip your day from a chore to a pleasure. So whether you’re looking to be pampered with fresh juice and farmers market vegetables, overwhelmed with a mountain of eggs, or stunned by new interpretations of diner classics, we’ve got the perfect spot to coax you out from under the covers. And also coffee, there’s lots of that on this list of our favorite breakfast spots in LA, which spans Downtown LA and Hollywood to Santa Monica and Manhattan Beach.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck grab coffee and doughnuts from Dunkin’

Jennifer, meet Dunkin’. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez — who eloped in Las Vegas on July 16 — were seen packing on the PDA Tuesday after making a pit stop at a Dunkin’ in Santa Monica, Calif. The newlyweds decided to grab lunch with their kids at Huckleberry Café before going their separate ways to run errands. During the initial outing, Lopez could be seen lovingly scratching the actor’s head while his daughter, Violet, 16, tried to grab his attention. They were also accompanied by the singer’s twins, Emme Maribel and Maximilian David, 14, as well as Affleck’s youngest son, Samuel, 10. Following their...

Moorpark Man Sentenced For Fatal DUI Crash In Ventura That Killed His Friend

(Photos courtesy VFD and VCSO) Update--A Moorpark man was sentenced Wednesday to 4 years in state prison for a fatal DUI crash in Ventura a year ago that killed his friend. 26-year-old Arnulfo Rodriquez Jr. was found guilty by a judge of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while Intoxicated after Rodriguez entered a no contest plea to that charge in June.

Khloe Kardashian Steps Out for Dinner in Malibu After Welcoming Baby No. 2

Khloe Kardashian dazzled in a form-fitting black dress while leaving Nobu in Malibu on Monday night. The sighting was Khloe's first appearance since announcing on Friday that she had welcomed a son with her ex, Tristan Thompson, via a surrogate. "Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson welcomed their second child, a...

After twenty years in education it was time to hit the beach

There are many seniors among us who have lived and continue to live lives that can be considered “success stories”…. Let’s meet Royce Hill , a retired teacher from LAUSD and see how she sees it. After twenty years with the Los Angeles Unified School District,...

Oxnard man sentenced for 2021 DUI accident that killed teen

An Oxnard man was sentenced for crashing his car while driving under the influence, resulting in the death of a teenage girl riding as a passenger in the car in June 2021, the Ventura County District Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday. The post Oxnard man sentenced for 2021 DUI accident that killed teen appeared first on News Channel 3-12.

Vol. 15, No. 23 – Aug 10 – Aug 23, 2022 – Ventura Music Scene

August is in full swing and with it a whole lotta live music in and around Ventura County. The Ventura County Fair is in its second week of its 10-day run and the final Grandstand Stage concert is Wednesday, August 10, with Cheap Trick. That being said, the Station Stage will continue to rock with local favorites through Sunday, August 14. Be sure to check out photo gallery for band photos taken at the Fair this season.

Simi Valley, Santa Paula and Oak Park students return to campus for start of school year

Simi Valley students of all ages headed back to campus for the first day of school Wednesday morning. Thousands of children and teens in Simi Valley and Santa Paula unified school districts joined Oak Park Unified School District, which started Tuesday, as the first in Ventura County to start the academic year. More: High school football is back, and here are some early storylines to consider The rest of the county's 21 school districts will resume classes in coming weeks.  This article originally appeared on Ventura County Star: Simi Valley, Santa Paula and Oak Park students return to campus for start of school year