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Father Follows Intuition, Hires Helicopter and Finds Injured Son in Crash

Father Follows Intuition, Hires Helicopter and Finds Injured Son in Crash

When an Australian father went to the police about his missing son, they assured him that he was simply overreacting – but it’s a good thing that he didn’t listen to them, because he turned out to be correct.

Stranger Gives the Boots Off His Feet to Freezing Homeless Man on the Subway

Stranger Gives the Boots Off His Feet to Freezing Homeless Man on the Subway

Jessica Bell, an attorney and advocate in Chicago was riding the subway home late last Friday evening when she witnessed a spontaneous act of kindness that brought tears to her eyes. A homeless man, who later said he was from Louisiana, pulled his swollen feet from a flimsy pair of running shoes that were clearly […]

Cheers to The Annex — Dreams Come True at the Collection 

Cheers to The Annex — Dreams Come True at the Collection 

By Raven West Four years ago, Mike Pynn, General Manager for the Collection at River Park, along with representatives from CenterCal Properties, Shea Properties, and Oaktree Property Investments came together to plan a unique experience for the residents of Ventura County. What resulted is The Annex – Ventura County’s first public market. “We had a […]

Cold weather is the best time to look at—and photograph—the night sky

Cold weather is the best time to look at—and photograph—the night sky

Grab your coat and your camera, then head out under the stars. Spray Lakes Reservoir Jack Fusco shot this image with a Sony A7R Mark II camera and a wide-angle 20mm Sigma Art lens. Jack Fusco When the temperatures drop, it’s tempting to bundle up inside and live the hermit life until the sun comes […]

Forget the self-driving car, meet the self-driving suitcase

Forget the self-driving car, meet the self-driving suitcase

Self-driving cars may take a while to arrive, but the self-driving suitcase is here now. Some of the technologies used in autonomous cars have been adapted in products unveiled at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, to help travelers with the weighty problem of dealing with baggage.

Rob McCoy:  “We see the decline of freedom in speech in America”

Rob McCoy:  “We see the decline of freedom in speech in America”

By Michael Hernandez (Editor’s Note:  The Community Legacy Series continues with a lecture every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at Godspeak Calvary Chapel, 2697 Lavery Court, Suite 14, Newbury Park.) NEWBURY PARK–“We see the decline of freedom of speech in America,” said Councilman Rob McCoy at the Community Legacy Lecture Series.   “It is the quickest way […]

Reliving 2017 with Reel Guppy Outdoors – Kids, fish and memories!

Reliving 2017 with Reel Guppy Outdoors – Kids, fish and memories!

Tom Dunn: “Reel Guppy Outdoors is a wonderful adventure started by Kevin Brannon that brings together kids and their parents to fish together at local piers. Kids meet other kids, share a common interest and learn social skills, start friendships and spend quality time with their parents. What a great idea, being outdoors and having […]

Tech Billionaires Make Largest Donation Ever to Preserve 24,000 Acres of California Coastline

Tech Billionaires Make Largest Donation Ever to Preserve 24,000 Acres of California Coastline

Thanks to a $165 million donation from two tech billionaires, over 24,000 acres of pristine California coastline will be permanently protected in the years to come. The multi-million dollar …

Archaeologists uncover proofs of the man behind the legend of beloved St. Nick

Archaeologists uncover proofs of the man behind the legend of beloved St. Nick

He is patron saint to all, from virgins to murderers. Now, evidence of the final remains of St. Nicholas are shored up by two — conflicting — archaeological finds For St. Nicholas devotees, 2017 will be remembered as the miracle of the carbon dating: the year scientists proved that the legendary third-fourth century Christian bishop’s […]

Luci’s Christmas Gift to Me

Luci’s Christmas Gift to Me

By Naomi Fisher I had turned six in August. Since I am a Senior now, that was a long time ago. There had been no Kindergarten at our school so it was exciting to start first grade and meet all the local kids my age. Sometime during that first week I came home lamenting that […]

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