Home » Entries posted by Citizen Reporter

Student Anxiety in the Age of Trump: Has It  Impacted the Ability of High School Students to Learn? 

Student Anxiety in the Age of Trump: Has It  Impacted the Ability of High School Students to Learn? 

America’s “Common Sense Dad”, Richard Greenberg,  Weighs In On a Troubling Phenomenon  On the heels of a report by John Rogers, director of the Institute for Democracy, Education and Access at UCLA, there is rising concern that Trump-ism and the classroom aren’t compatible.  As reported in the Washington Post, more than half of public high school teachers […]

Conejo Valley School District passes new book selection/opt-out policy

Conejo Valley School District passes new book selection/opt-out policy

By George Miller After a long, hard, bitterly fought battle, the Conejo Valley Unified School District board passed a sweeping new book selection and parental opt-out policy. Like last week’s meeting,  there was an overflow crowd. Opposition outnumbered the advocates and was composed mostly of faculty, some parents and lots of kids, mostly from Newbury Park […]

Aaron Starr announces signatures all collected for Oxnard recall of 4 Council Members

Aaron Starr announces signatures all collected for Oxnard recall of 4 Council Members

By George  Miller When the City of Oxnard raised utility rates hugely without going through what he thought was a proper process, local financial executive and activist  Aaron Starr objected. He attempted to work with the city to go through the assumptions, math, capital plans, and more, but the city cut off communications with him […]

Oxnard to meet on council district voting- fears litigation

Oxnard to meet on council district voting- fears litigation

By Phil Molina News affecting every registered voter in Oxnard, businesses, employees, and the public. Just learned this morning that the City Council will hold a special Council meeting on November the 27th to discuss and vote on whether to set up council-manic districts. The decision for Council that night will be whether to move […]

Victor Davi Hanson: Let Down at the Top

Victor Davi Hanson: Let Down at the Top

By Victor Davis Hanson Our Baby Boomer elites, mired in excess and safe in their enclaves, have overseen the decay of our core cultural institutions. Since the Trojan War, generations have always trashed their own age in comparison to ages past. The idea of fated decadence and decline was a specialty of 19th-century German philosophy. […]

Articles on Conejo Valley school books dispute- vote is Tuesday 11-14-17

Articles on Conejo Valley school books dispute- vote is Tuesday 11-14-17

By George Miller  . For your perusal, here’s a collection of articles, pro, con and right down the middle, mostly from local media, on the Conejo Valley Unified School District book controversy.   Discussion and vote on a proposed policy on the core literature list and providing parental/student opt-outs will take place at 6 pm on […]

Adult-rated literature for minor children at CVUSD – if parents want it

Adult-rated literature for minor children at CVUSD – if parents want it

By Tony Dolz If you are a parent of 15-17 year old minors in grades 9-12 at CVUSD, and you want your child to read and discuss in class adult-rated literature written for adults – you are in luck. The teachers’ and parents’ task of choosing books that contain explicit references to (1) private parts […]

A moving Vets Day celebration

A moving Vets Day celebration

By George Miller Oxnard always has a fine and moving Veterans Day celebration to honor those who served in the military, especially in wars. This year was no exception.  There is strong official and club support for this. Hundreds showed up in perfect Oxnard autumn weather on Veterans Day- 11-11-17-  to watch or participate in […]

Honor our veterans on Veterans Day- November 11

Honor our veterans on Veterans Day- November 11

By George Miller     That we have a nation and still have most of our freedoms is more attributable to our armed forces veterans than anything else. Many of them have suffered, died, or just worked long and hard, for us– to help keep us free. Let’s remember them not just on Tuesday, November 11, […]

Page 1 of 254123Next ›Last »