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Attendees at Rim of the Valley meeting express concerns over a new national park

Attendees at Rim of the Valley meeting express concerns over a new national park

By Debra Tash On Wednesday night, April 6th, the National Park Service held one of six public meetings on their Rim of the Valley proposal in Thousand Oaks.  The impetus for this proposal came from Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) in 2008 through the Consolidated National Resources Act.  It tasked the National Park Service (NPS) to […]

Rafael Cruz Inspires at the Eagles Forum

Rafael Cruz Inspires at the Eagles Forum

By Michael Greer Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Forum’s Eagle Forum conference at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa this weekend was not just informational, buy cialis but inspirational, viagra with an eclectic group of speakers. They spoke on subjects such as Liberty vs Socialism, sick Islam, the influence of Christianity on our founding, the evolution of Common Core, […]

Sweets at the Beach culinary competition- Oxnard High School District

Sweets at the Beach culinary competition- Oxnard High School District

By George Miller KADYTV recorded the first annual Oxnard High School District Culinary Academy “Top Chef’” Competition at the beautiful oceanfront Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort in Oxnard. The school district has established 22 career academies to prepare its students for real-world jobs by teaching real world skills. Pacifica and Rio Mesa High Schools each house […]

A Pictorial–Around the County with Donna Hendricks: Santa Cruz Island

A Pictorial–Around the County with Donna Hendricks: Santa Cruz Island

By Donna Hendricks I recently went to one of our nation’s treasures, Santa Cruz Island. It’s an hour’s boat ride with Island Packers, but it seems like a world away. There is so much to do there; lots of hiking trails, unique plants, animals and sea caves, just to name a very few. My favorite […]

SPAM: Jamming Dixieland Blues on a Green Canvas

SPAM: Jamming Dixieland Blues on a Green Canvas

By Sheryl Hamlin Architectural Preservation and Adaptive Reuse The staid white façade of the Roy Wilson, vialis 40mg Sr. designed 1920’s building at 117 North Tenth Street in downtown Santa Paula gives no hint of the lush and often provocative works of art on display at the Santa Paula Art Museum (SPAM). Originally used as […]

Ducks show up at Von’s Pavilion parking lot in Simi Valley

Ducks show up at Von’s Pavilion parking lot in Simi Valley

The drought has really hit California hard.  Now ducks are losing their good sense.  This mother duck and her offspring took a wrong turn and end up in the Von’s Pavilion Shopping Center in Simi Valley. From the Ventura County Animal Services Facebook: “California MUST be in a drought because this mama duck and 7 […]

The Historic Fruit Labels of the Heritage Valley

The Historic Fruit Labels of the Heritage Valley

By Sheryl Hamlin A 30 year veteran educator, diagnosis Jim Campos is also a collector of historic fruit box labels. One of many collectors of such ephemera who displayed their collections on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Santa Paula Agriculture Museum, Mr. Campos presented a one hour talk entitled “Ventura County Labels”.  In his […]

Winner of the Charlotte Mousel Scholarship: What the U.S. Constitution Means to Me

Editor’s Note: Ms. Wood is the winner of  the essay contest for the Charlotte Mousel Scholarship.  She was recognized for her well crafted work by the Thousand Oaks Republican Women.  A senior in high school Ms. Wood is truly a credit to her community.  She has graciously agreed to share with our readers. By Arianna […]

Oxnard Milestone is GREAT – First delivery of Non-Potable Landscape Water

Oxnard Milestone is GREAT  –  First delivery of Non-Potable Landscape Water

By Sheryl Hamlin GREAT is the acronym for the city of Oxnard’s ambitious, buy multi-phased water project: Groundwater Recovery Enhancement and Treatment. GREAT Phase I, a brackish water desalter to supply treated recycled water into the potable water supply, was projected for 2007. It was described in this LA Times Article of 2002, The desalter […]

Ventura Hillsides Conservancy Hillsides and Wetlands

Ventura Hillsides Conservancy Hillsides and Wetlands

By Sheryl Hamlin The Santa Paula Agriculture Museum hosted Mr. Derek Poultney of the Ventura Hillsides Conservancy on Friday, viagra dosage April 10, ambulance 2015. Mr. Poultney, dosage the Conservation Manager of the Conservancy, made it clear that the Conservancys work is not just about hillsides and hiking, but includes the complex legal and social […]