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Congresswoman Brownley Holds Rowdy Town Hall on Health Care

Congresswoman Brownley Holds Rowdy Town Hall on Health Care

By Debra Tash Congresswoman Julia Brownley held what she promised to be the first in a series of town halls on the health care debate.  Center stage was former President Obama’s signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act.  In her opening remarks the congresswoman welcomed the packed crowd in the Camarillo Library’s community room. Ms. Brownley conceded […]

Ventura County Community College District Signs Navy Education Agreement

Ventura County Community College District Signs Navy Education Agreement

The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) and Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) sign Educational Partnership Agreement in a collaboration to educate VCCCD students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  VCCCD Vice Chancellor, Educational Services, Rick Post, met with representatives from NAWCWD and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) in mid-February to […]

Pro Choice vs Life in Ventura County

Pro Choice vs Life in Ventura County

By George Miller and Deborah Baber Savalla This article contains both news and opinions   For years, we have seen or heard of protests of Planned Parenthood and abortion, usually held near the Ventura County Government Center and down nearby Ralston Street outside the Planned Parenthood office. There are sometimes just a few people. Occasionally […]

Santa Paula: Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Meeting

Santa Paula: Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Meeting

By Sheryl Hamlin February 23, 2017: Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Meeting Location: 814 Main Street, Santa Paula, 9:00 am Representatives from United Water Conservation District and Calleguas Water will be speaking about new ideas for water in the county. Click here for the full agenda. Susan Mulligan from Calleguas recently spoke at Supervisor Bennett’s […]

Ventura Government Center is the site of a Defund Planned Parenthood rally

Ventura Government Center is the site of a Defund Planned Parenthood rally

By Michael Hernandez The local rally organized by Mary Rose Short, a full-time pro-life activist and 2011 Thomas Aquinas College graduate, was one of 40 California rallies and one of 218 rallies in 45 states. “Planned Parenthood is all about abortion not healthcare nor reproductive healthcare,” said Short.  “The only service related to pregnancy that […]

Defund Planned Parenthood rally set at Ventura Government Center Saturday

Defund Planned Parenthood rally set at Ventura Government Center Saturday

By Michael Hernandez The Ventura Government Center, Victoria Ave. and Telegraph Road, will be the site of a Defund Planned Parenthood rally this Saturday (Feb. 11) from 9-10:30 a.m.   Some 40 of the 218 rallies scheduled in 45 states are planned in California.  The rallies are calling on Congress and President Donald Trump to strip […]

Ventura County Community College District Leads State-Wide Initiative to Serve Student Veterans

Ventura County Community College District Leads State-Wide Initiative to Serve Student Veterans

The Ventura County Community College District Veterans Resource Center Coordinators from Moorpark College, Oxnard College and Ventura College met with managers from California Lutheran University, California State University, Channel Islands, and National University to discuss best practices for helping student veterans achieve success.  Leading the discussion was VCCCD Trustee Larry Kennedy, Chancellor Bernard Luskin and […]

Protest Planned Parenthood February 11, 2017!

Protest Planned Parenthood February 11, 2017!

#ProtestPP The time has come to defund America’s abortion giant! Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest abortion chain, killing over 300,000 babies each year, and nearly half of their billion dollar budget comes from our tax dollars.   But now the new 115th Congress is moving to strip Planned Parenthood of that money! On February […]

Ventura College women’s cross country, track and field and water polo teams receive CCCAA “Scholar Teams” award

Ventura College women’s cross country, track and field and water polo teams receive CCCAA “Scholar Teams” award

Women’s teams break state record in highest academic team achievement The Ventura College Pirates women’s cross country, track and field, and water polo teams are recipients of the spring 2017 California Community College Athletic Association “Scholar Team” awards.  The CCCAA recently announced its academic awards for the 2015-16 year, and Ventura College is home to three […]

Changes in Leadership at Gold Coast Transit District

Changes in Leadership at Gold Coast Transit District

Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD), Ventura County’s largest provider of public transit, has announced several changes in its Board of Directors and senior management team. The City of Port Hueneme has appointed Councilmember Jim Hensley and the City  of Ventura has appointed Councilmember Cheryl Heitmann to the Gold Coast Transit District Board of Directors. Mr. […]