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Freedom Alliance Helps Local Injured Service Member Heal with Annual Alaskan Voyage

Freedom Alliance Helps Local Injured Service Member Heal with Annual Alaskan Voyage

Ventura resident and medically retired United States Army Staff Sgt. Michael Nares participated in an annual Alaskan fishing excursion. Nares suffers from post- traumatic stress and a traumatic brain injury. For his courage and sacrifices, he has received two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts, among other decorations. Freedom Alliance, a charitable organization that supports […]

Local High School Senior Wins Lions Club Student Speaker Contest Semi-Final

Local High School Senior Wins Lions Club Student Speaker Contest Semi-Final

Miranda Mize, a senior at El Camino high school, has won this year’s Lions Club Student Speaker semi-final contest. She will now compete at the state finals on June 4 in Redding, California where she will be competing for the grand prize of $11,000. This year’s topic is “Liberty and Justice For All — What […]

Santa Paula: Santo Nino de Atocha 2016 — Starts May 28th

Santa Paula: Santo Nino de Atocha 2016  — Starts May 28th

Nothing says success and excitement as the presence of a large crowd. And, according to City Manager Fontes, the 2016 celebration of the Santo Nino de Atocha could attract 50,000 visitors over the week’s festival which will feature music, food, church services and a grand procession. The historic Guadalupe Church will be the site of […]

Look What’s Cooking at the Strawberry Promenade — This Weekend!

Look What’s Cooking at the Strawberry Promenade — This Weekend!

The works (so far) of L. Neil Smith

The works (so far) of L. Neil Smith

Editor’s note: Some readers have asked about our regular columnist L. Neil Smith’s other works. He obligingly sent a list of books (below). He has also written many, many articles.   [In Order Of Publication] THE PROBABILITY BROACH (Del Rey, Dec. 1979 — Tor Books, Dec. 2001) In a deadly conflict with murderous federal agents, […]

Ventura Memorial Day Ceremony at St. Mary’s Cemetery: Honoring the Past

Ventura Memorial Day Ceremony at St. Mary’s Cemetery: Honoring the Past

Monday, May 30, 2016, at 1:00 PM, at 1347 Main Street, Ventura, St. Mary’s Cemetery, one mile east, of the front doors of Mission San Buenaventura, we will be honoring the 76 American veterans and the one 1869 Medal of Honor recipient for their service to our Country and it’s Constitution. After the Prayer and Pledge, the Port […]

Annual Emergency Preparedness EXPO to be held this weekend on Saturday, May 14, 2016

Annual Emergency Preparedness EXPO to be held this weekend on Saturday, May 14, 2016

A Look at the Dysfunctional Relations between Women and Men

A Look at the Dysfunctional Relations between Women and Men

Book Review By Elise Cooper, May 9, 2016 . Tied Up in Knots by Andrea Tantaros discusses relations between men and women in America, and how they have become dysfunctional. The changes within the feminist movement have affected how each gender reacts towards each other regarding intimacy, authenticity, kindness, respect, discretion, and above all commitment. Readers […]

Camarillo Rotary Track Meet on May 21

Camarillo Rotary Track Meet on May 21

Movie review: Climate Hustle

By George Miller All sorts of books or movies have been produced about the Climate Change/Global warming issue. An overwhelming number of them agree that the earth is warming rapidly due to manmade burning of carbon-based fuels, that the results will be disastrous and soon. They predict significant temperature increases, problems with crops & wildlife, catastrophic sea rise, weather […]