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Photographic Journey to Pearl Harbor today – A Visit to Remember that day of Infamy

Photographic Journey to Pearl Harbor today – A Visit to Remember that day of Infamy

The photos are by local Newbury Park resident, William Hicks. Mr. Hicks takes us on a visit to this site of honor, using his camera to capture an impression of the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.  The Arizona went down on December 7th 1941.  She was struck by a bomb, her magazine blowing […]

Pearl Harbor Day Facts 2017

Pearl Harbor Day Facts 2017

Thursday marks the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941. The attack in Hawaii claimed more than 2,400 American lives and brought the United States into World War II.

3D-printed “living tattoo” turns bacteria into sensors and computers you can wear

3D-printed “living tattoo” turns bacteria into sensors and computers you can wear

MIT researchers have developed “living” tattoos. They rely on a novel 3D printing technique based on ink made from genetically-programmed cells. Image credits Xinyue Liu et al., 2017, Advanced Materials.

LULAC Veterans Recognition Dinner Video

LULAC Veterans Recognition Dinner Video

The Keynote Speaker was Commander Rafael A. Miranda, Commanding Officer of the Naval Construction Training Center Port Hueneme. As you’ll see when you view this 1.5-hour video, Commander Miranda is an outstanding public speaker who kept us enraptured with his naval career from a Naval Ship’s Officer to becoming a Seabee Officer. He mastered seriousness […]

Amniotic fluid contains a wealth of stem cells that can be safely and non-invasively extracted

Amniotic fluid contains a wealth of stem cells that can be safely and non-invasively extracted

Amniotic fluid is a protective liquid that surrounds babies as they develop in their mothers’ wombs. It contains mesenchymal stem cells, which have the potential to develop into many different types of cells, including bone, liver, neurons, blood, heart, muscle, and fat cells, in contrast to most mature cells which have a permanently assigned function.

Holiday Events Spread Across Ventura County

Holiday Events Spread Across Ventura County

*Editor’s Note: As we face devastating fires across our lovely county we wish to bring you a little Holiday Cheer.  We can all use some.   By Tim Pompey As we all know, the holidays are upon us with dizzying speed. Blink and you might miss something fun and festive. Citizens Journal would like to give […]

Facebook to launch chat app for kids, with parental controls

Facebook to launch chat app for kids, with parental controls

Facebook on Monday unveiled a version of its Messenger application for children, aimed at enabling kids under 12 to connect with others under parental supervision. Messenger Kids is being rolled out for Apple iOS mobile devices in the United States on a test basis as a standalone video chat and messaging app.

Rob McCoy: ‘Israel became a theocracy; governed by the law of God’

Rob McCoy:  ‘Israel became a theocracy; governed by the law of God’

By Michael Hernandez (Editor’s Note:  The American Legacy Series continues with a lecture given by Councilman Rob McCoy every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. at Godspeak Calvary Chapel, 2697 Lavery Court, Suite 14, Newbury Park.  All are welcomed to explore “the origins of our American Government, how it is relevant, and how it is shaping our […]

25 years ago: the world’s first text message

25 years ago: the world’s first text message

The British engineer who sent the world’s first text message says he’s quite proud of the mini revolution he started 25 years ago. Neil Papworth sent the first SMS (‘short message service’) to Richard Jarvis, then director of Vodafone.

Plan out the holidays with these smartphone apps

Plan out the holidays with these smartphone apps

Save yourself from stress. Just relax and focus on ripping open your presents. Ben White/Unsplash The holidays should be a time for families, reflection, peace, and joy—not stressing about how you’ll manage the festive dinner or entertain a dozen rowdy kids.