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New homeowners close on their Habitat homes in Oxnard just in time for the Holidays

New homeowners close on their Habitat homes in Oxnard just in time for the Holidays

For many, “home for the holidays” means hanging lights or lighting candles, giving gifts, and sharing a meal with family and friends. This year, for six families in Oxnard it means moving into a home built by the families themselves alongside over 1,000 volunteers. Last month, Habitat celebrated with six deserving families in La Colonia, […]

The Integrated Breast Center at St. John’s Receives $30,000 Grant from Sientra FULL CIRCLE TM

The Integrated Breast Center at St. John’s Receives $30,000 Grant from Sientra FULL CIRCLE TM

OXNARD, CA, – December 11, 2018 – The Integrated Breast Center at St. John’s (IBC), a Dignity Health member, recently received a $30,000 grant from Sientra FULL CIRCLE. This recognition is only awarded to eight programs in the nation. Grant funds will be used to expand current Integrated Breast Center outreach, and help launch this […]

NASA TV to Air ‘Spirit of Apollo’ Tribute from National Cathedral

NASA TV to Air ‘Spirit of Apollo’ Tribute from National Cathedral

This month marks the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 8 mission, which was the first to bring humans to another world as they orbited the Moon on Christmas Eve, 1968. To commemorate this historic event in human spaceflight and NASA’s history, Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will present “Spirit of Apollo,” a program celebrating […]

Wildfire Evacuees Return Home to Find Missing Dog Watching Their Burned Property

Wildfire Evacuees Return Home to Find Missing Dog Watching Their Burned Property

Scott Morefield | Reporter   A California family forced to evacuate their home due to Camp Fire’s flames returned home weeks later to find their lost dog, Madison, waiting for them on the property. Camp Fire evacuees return home to find lost dog patiently waiting for them https://t.co/J2aXhhmzgn pic.twitter.com/JvyJsNOjrW — ABC11 EyewitnessNews (@ABC11_WTVD) December 8, […]

NASA InSight Lander ‘Hears’ Martian Winds

NASA InSight Lander ‘Hears’ Martian Winds

NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first ever “sounds” of Martian winds on the Red Planet.  InSight sensors captured a haunting low rumble caused by vibrations from the wind, estimated to be blowing between 10 to 15 […]

Oxnard’s First Responders Join Target at the Collection to Host the Eighth Annual Heroes and Helpers Event

Oxnard’s First Responders Join Target at the Collection to Host the Eighth Annual Heroes and Helpers Event

The Oxnard Police and Fire Department, in conjunction with Target at the Collection, were proud to host the Eighth Annual Heroes & Helpers event. The Heroes & Helpers program fosters strong community relationships by pairing public safety officials with youth to shop for the children’s families during the holidays. This year, thirty two (32) well […]

Uplifting Story Brightens Rainy Day Holiday Gathering | Self Reliance, Hard Work and a Dream

Uplifting Story Brightens Rainy Day Holiday Gathering | Self Reliance, Hard Work and a Dream

By Debra Tash I’ve been fortunate to attend several of the annual holiday celebrations hosted by the Thousand Oaks Republican Women at the Lake Sherwood Country Club.  However one would have expected that this year’s gathering would be more somber than most. In 2017 Ventura County District Attorney Gregory Totten was to M.C. the gathering, and […]

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Arrives at Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Arrives at Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft completed its 1.2 billion-mile (2 billion-kilometer) journey to arrive at the asteroid Bennu Monday. The spacecraft executed a maneuver that transitioned it from flying toward Bennu to operating around the asteroid. Now, at about 11.8 miles (19 kilometers) from Bennu’s Sun-facing surface, OSIRIS-REx will begin a preliminary […]

The PI’s Perspective: Share the News—The Farthest Exploration of Worlds in History is Beginning!

The PI’s Perspective: Share the News—The Farthest Exploration of Worlds in History is Beginning!

Spend your New Year’s Eve with NASA, as New Horizons conducts the first close-up exploration of any Kuiper Belt object and the farthest exploration of any worlds in space ever attempted — more than 4 billion miles from Earth and a billion miles beyond Pluto! The New Horizons spacecraft is healthy and is now beginning […]

California fire crews drink water pulled from thin air

California fire crews drink water pulled from thin air

    By Abigail Klein Leichman           An emergency response vehicle (ERV) carrying an innovative Israeli machine that pulls pure drinking water directly out of ambient air is on its way to California, to provide hydration to police and firefighters dealing with the aftermath of two massive wildfires that have taken at least 87 lives and […]

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