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The mystical photography of Alex Neumann

The mystical photography of Alex Neumann

Alex Neumann is a professional photographer in Newbury Park.  Mr. Neumann captures memories for couples saying their “I do’s.”  He is known for his fanciful, quite stunning, photos, such as the one below.  He snapped it at Eden Gardens in Moorpark during a wedding.  These rare white peacocks were photographed up on their perches, light […]

We Now Have a Smart Exit Strategy from Common Core

We Now Have a Smart Exit Strategy from Common Core

Paw Works helping make Ventura County Animal Shelters no kill

Paw Works helping make Ventura County Animal Shelters no kill

 By Debra Tash On Saturday and Sunday, September 6th and 7th, noon to 5pm, Paw Works was at the Thousand Oaks Mall to help find forever homes for a few of their furry friends.  Founded by Christina Morgan, Esq CEO and Chad Atkins COO, Paw Works started in January just this year.  Their mission states:  […]

Somis: Caltrans delaying Donlon Road realignment

Somis: Caltrans delaying Donlon Road realignment

By David Stewart This Labor Day weekend traffic was backed up from the Somis traffic light all the way to Moorpark along Highway 118 (Los Angeles Ave.).  Caltrans had plans to improve service by enlarging the intersection of Somis Road (State Highway 34) and Los Angeles Ave. State (Highway 118) back in 2000 (the issue […]

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev: No Winners in a World War

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev: No Winners in a World War

By Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev A century ago, the First World War began. On 28 July 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, then on 1 August, Germany declared war on Russia, and over the course of a few short days, several more world powers joined the conflict either on their own initiative or by needs. Over […]

Smile – You’re on Camera. Drones are Coming

Smile – You’re on Camera. Drones are Coming

By September 30, 2015, “civil unmanned aircraft systems,” commonly called drones, will be integrated into our nation’s airspace. What does this mean for you?  That depends on how much you treasure your privacy and how well you trust your government.  AB 1327 Unmanned Aircraft Systems was written to restrict the use of drones in California. […]

On DUI- An attorney’s view

On DUI- An attorney’s view

By George Miller Print/bookmark this article and give it to a friend who needs help! With the Labor Day weekend coming up, we are reminded that more Americans are killed or injured because of impaired driving accidents than from wars. Legislators, law enforcement, courts and civil libertarians have struggled over what to do about this […]

DUI Checkpoints- Triumph for public safety or war on the U.S. Constitution?

DUI Checkpoints- Triumph for public safety or war on the U.S. Constitution?

By Debra Tash, Bruce Boyer and George Miller There is something bizarre about the rash of DUI (Driving Under the Influence) checkpoints that are being set up across our county.  At Citizens Journal we just posted a series of them (see below).  We have also posted some of the results of these nightly exercises.  They […]

Frogs and Toads and Other things–The right of the public to use public lands

Frogs and Toads and Other things–The right of the public to use public lands

By Debra Tash Back in May 26th 1993, for certain areas of the Los Padres National Forest , the Los Angeles Times noted: “For the first time beginning Friday, a dozen of the 30 campsites at Lion Camp next to a favorite riverbed breeding ground of the arroyo toad will be closed in an effort […]

When playing with fish can become troublesome

When playing with fish can become troublesome