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Ted Cruz speaks at Nessah Synagogue

Ted Cruz speaks at Nessah Synagogue

I learned Ted Cruz was speaking at the Nessah Synagogue in Beverly Hills and I went to hear him. In the process, I had a more fascinating experience than I expected. Being a Christian I know very little about the Jewish faith. I have been to Jewish weddings and Bar Mitzvah’s but they were reform […]

Santa Paula Airport (KSZP) – 85 Years of Flight

Santa Paula Airport (KSZP) – 85 Years of Flight

By Sheryl Hamlin As reported earlier, the August 2 First Sunday at the Santa Paula Airport was a celebration of the airport’s 85th anniversary. Founded in 1930 after the Stock Market Crash, all nineteen of the original investors were farmers. In honor of this important anniversary, Janice Dickenson, grand-daughter-in-law of one the founders, Ralph Dickenson, […]

Waters of the United States Are Not What You’d Expect

Waters of the United States Are Not What You’d Expect

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ new rule defining “waters of the United States” covered by the Clean Water Act (“CWA”) provides a good example of what can happen when a simple term gets manipulated over time by regulatory agencies and the courts. For some context, the CWA applies only to […]

Latin rhythm: Oxnard’s 22nd Salsa Festival from Half Ten Productions!

Latin rhythm: Oxnard’s 22nd Salsa Festival from Half Ten Productions!

Here’s another Ventura County event captured by local filmmaker Brian Wilmott.  Brian Wilmott is from Simi Valley. Now let’s dance —–courtesy of  Half Ten Productions.   If you would like to view more Mr. Wilmott’s work here is his website: Brian Wilmott Or Visit him on Facebook: Half Ten Productions   He’s a filmmaker well […]

Spotlight on business: Local Kenny Backer Photography

Spotlight on business: Local Kenny Backer Photography

Kenny Backer Photography work weddings as a husband wife team. This Oxnard couple are the perfect combination, helping each other to capture the essence of a moment. Tami Backer has fifteen years experience as a photographer and wedding coordinator which adds an element of extra coordination and a lady’s perspective. Kenny Backer has been a […]

Feelin’ the Bern

Feelin’ the Bern

By Sheryl Hamlin In a critical 1958 interview between Mike Wallace and Aldous Huxley, whose futuristic novel Brave New World written in 1932 foretold a dystopian, information driven top-down society ruled by an oligarchy of propaganda creators, Huxley cites the oligarchy of the Soviet Union whose members had a high standard of living filled with […]

A Photographic Essay of STOP IRAN NOW Rally!

A Photographic Essay of STOP IRAN NOW Rally!

RALLY DETAILS: The Federal Building (Veteran and Wilshire) Los Angeles –  Sunday, July 26 2015 from 2-4 PM – Obama signed a deal allowing Iran to obtain enough centrifuges to make a Nuclear Weapon Local  Marc Langsam captures Sunday’s rally.  Visit this talented photographer at: http://photographyczar.com/                     […]

Carly Fiorina: Straight talking at the Reagan Library

Carly Fiorina: Straight talking at the Reagan Library

Presidential candidate, and former Hewlett Packard CEO, Carly Fiorina, spoke last night at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley.  Her opening remarks set the tone for the evening.  “I see a world in dire need of American Leadership.” Ms. Fiorina jabbed at Democratic frontrunner, Hillary Clinton, citing the former Secretary of State and her involvement […]

Former Moorpark Resident–Author Tom Baldwin: A Pictorial of the Utah hillsides

Former Moorpark Resident–Author Tom Baldwin: A Pictorial of the Utah hillsides

By Tom Baldwn I like to go up Cedar Mountain which is east of our home. In the space of four or five miles horizontally, you rise about a mile vertically to over ten thousand feet. It is mid July down where I live, hot and windy. Up there the air is cool and fresh […]

Getting the vibe at VC Sheriff’s Coppers and Choppers

Getting the vibe at VC Sheriff’s Coppers and Choppers

If you didn’t get a chance to attend this upbeat event last Saturday here’s a sharp, fun video of the highlights. Brian Wilmott, a filmmaker from Simi Valley, recently attended the 2nd annual Ventura County Sheriff’s Foundation’s “Coppers and Choppers.” Here is the highlight video of the event, courtesy of his company Half Ten Productions. […]