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You really can help save bees by planting wildflowers

You really can help save bees by planting wildflowers

Flower-rich areas may make bumblebees four times more likely to survive Lucy Hulmes A red-tailed bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius) forages for a sweet snack. In America and Europe, bees are in trouble. And with politicians looking to gut the Endangered Species Act, it doesn’t look like these fuzzy pollinators can expect much help from the federal […]

Anti-Trump Rally in Simi Valley — A Photo Essay

Anti-Trump Rally in Simi Valley — A Photo Essay

This was an Anti-Trump protest which occurred this past Saturday…March 11,2017.  It was promoted on Facebook (Fight For Our Future – Anti-Trump Rally), and was held at the same intersection where the Spirit Of America (Photo Essay — Spirit of America Rally) was on February 25th, in Simi Valley on Cochran and Sycamore. The signs displayed […]

Aircraft Carrier: The Nation’s Trump Card Reborne

Aircraft Carrier: The Nation’s Trump Card Reborne

USS Enterprise carrier group The usefulness of the aircraft carrier, long the centerpiece of American naval power in the world, was in serious question, even by me, one year ago. Chronic underfunding, poor strategic assumptions and bad acquisition decisions had left the carrier defensively unprotected and offensively underpowered as its airwing both shrank in size […]

Drug Use Drops When ER Patient Visits Are Used as “Teachable Moments”

Drug Use Drops When ER Patient Visits Are Used as “Teachable Moments”

An emergency room visit for an illness or injury may seem like a strange time to try to motivate someone to cut back on using drugs. But a new study suggests that even a half-hour chat with a trained counselor, or a few minutes using a special tablet computer program with a “virtual therapist”, can […]

Officers tackled him to the ground and handcuffed him. He says they saved his life.

Officers tackled him to the ground and handcuffed him. He says they saved his life.

On Jan. 18, Andrew Michalak of Gastonia, N.C., was driving home from work when he hit a parked car. Police officers responding on the scene said later that Michalak was acting strange, erratic and “incoherent.” That’s when Michalak reached for an ice scraper underneath his seat, according to WSOC-TV in Charlotte, N.C. Officers, fearing he […]

Stranger Buys $750 Plane Ticket for Distraught Father’s Child

Stranger Buys $750 Plane Ticket for Distraught Father’s Child

This woman didn’t care how large the price tag was for a last minute plane ticket – she just couldn’t stand to see a father in distress. In a Facebook post published by Love What Matters, a father and his daughter were about to check in for their flight at an airport when the employee […]

Man Saves Scraps for Decades to Raise $400K for Children’s Home

Man Saves Scraps for Decades to Raise $400K for Children’s Home

Johnny Jennings has been saving every penny and scrap of paper so he can help abused and abandoned children – and since he started his endeavor in 1985, he’s raised over $400,000. The 86-year-old earns money by collecting paper, cardboard, and cans for recycling. Over the course of the last 32 years, Jennings has saved […]

What are the Benefits of Orange Juice?

What are the Benefits of Orange Juice?

By Helen Sanders,  Chief editor at Health Ambition Do you love orange juice as much as I do? Orange juice is the most popular fruit juice in America. A breakfast staple, orange juice benefits have been highly documented over the last couple of decades. During that time, we’ve also become more skeptical about the things […]

Oxnard Revival Center comes together in prayer and unity for City of Ventura Police Department

Oxnard Revival Center comes together in prayer and unity for City of Ventura Police Department

Oxnard Revival Center comes together one more time in unity and prayer for another local Police Department. On Sunday February 26th, approximately 50 members of ORC came together and held a prayer outside Ventura Police Department. Senior Pastor, Misael Gurrola, along with his leadership, led this prayer with encouraging and motivating words.    ORC’s Community Liaison, Adam Lopez, stated the following: “It is apparent […]

Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery in Ventura County?

Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery in Ventura County?

By Gloria Massey Chinea, Friday, March 10, 2017                                                             Seven chapters of Ventura County Soroptimist International (SI) Organization presented an educational & advocacy event on Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery […]