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Nearly a thousand invited guests ranging from former president George W. Bush to Michelle Obama are in Ventura County for the funeral of former First Lady Nancy Reagan.

After three days of memorial events, the funeral is now underway at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, and will be followed by her burial on the library grounds next to the late President.

A new Santa Barbara County Grand jury report is critical of the management of the community services district, but officials with a newly formed residents association in the area say most of the identified problems have already been resolved.

Final preparations are underway for Friday's funeral for former First Lady Nancy Reagan, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley.

A thousand people are expected to be on hand for the private funeral ceremony of the former First Lady

A Ventura County gang member has been sentenced to 18 years in state prison for a pair of shootings which wounded a nine year old girl, and a man.

Mauricio Chavez of Fillmore entered guilty pleas to nine charges stemming from the attacks last June on Ramona Street, in Ventura.

The nine year old girl, as well as adult male victim escaped with minor injuries.

Two of rock music’s most legendary names will perform on the South Coast this spring.

Paul Simon and Bob Dylan have both scheduled performance at the Santa Barbara Bowl.

The Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District is having growing pains and funding issues recently. The public has been asked for help.

Thousands of people are lining up in Ventura County to pay their final respects for former First Lady Nancy Reagan.

She's lying in repose at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, with two days of public viewing  wrapping up today (Thursday) before her private funeral Friday.

Three days of formal mourning for Nancy Reagan are underway, as the former First Lady’s casket arrived at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley for public viewing, and her funeral.

Tens of thousands of people are showing up to pay their respects.

Her casket arrived by motorcade at around 11 this morning, after leaving a Santa Monica mortuary.

A provost and vice president of a state college in Nevada has been selected as the new president of Cal State Channel Islands.

Erika Beck will take over as head of the Camarillo-based university beginning this summer.

Ventura County is joining a dozen other counties around the state in adopting a state law intended to provide new help for some mentally ill people.

John Palminteri

Even with two years of conservation, the pain of the drought may show up in Santa Barbara water bills this July.

First Lady Michelle Obama and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are among the dignitaries planning to attend Nancy Reagan’s funeral in Ventura County on Friday.

About one thousand invited guests are expected for Friday’s private ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, in Simi Valley.

Even with several strong rain events since Saturday, a main water source in Santa Barbara County is struggling to make a comeback from the drought.

A new Santa Barbara County Grand Jury report is critical of operations of a community services district in the county.

The report says the Cuyama Community Services District reliably performs its primary function, which is to provide water and sewer services to residents of New Cuyama.

But, the Grand Jury has issues with the way the District is being managed, saying it’s failing to do annual performance reviews, and isn’t enforcing a number of workplace environment policies.

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