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American Cancer Society 100th Anniversary Celebration at Eden Gardens in Moorpark

American Cancer Society 100th Anniversary Celebration at Eden Gardens in Moorpark

By George Miller The American Cancer Society held a big bash Saturday night, August 17, to celebrate a century of success, congratulate/reward regional movers, shakers and supporters and raise LOTS of $$$ for the Cause- reputedly about $200,000. The theme was “Starry, Starry Night.”  Over 300 people attended the event, which was held at tony […]

Southern Californians speak out on Common Core at Rock Church

Southern Californians speak out on Common Core at Rock Church

  By Andrea Bolsoni & George Miller Tracy Dunbar, Tony Dolz & Lydia Gutierrez spoke on the Common Core Curriculum. All were steadfastly opposed to it. The Rock Church of Simi Valley held a meeting on July 11, 2013 to address the newly adopted State Common Core  State Standards Initiative.  The first speaker, Tracy Dunbar,a […]

Police Chief: ‘Simi Valley safer now than five years ago’

Police Chief:  ‘Simi Valley safer now than five years ago’

By Michael Hernandez  July 24, healing 2013 SIMI VALLEY—Simi Valley is “safer now than five years ago” and even more than 20 years ago when the community had just reached a population of 100, prescription 000 and was beginning to become know as the “Safest Community in America” said Police Chief Mitch McCann at a […]

Moorpark Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Moorpark Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By Debra Tash MOORPARK–Moorpark City Council celebrated the city’s 30th anniversary at a July 17th meeting with local government dignitaries, drug a packed audience, abortion and proclamations from cities across the county.  Moorpark incorporated on July 1, cheap 1983. Supervisor Peter Foy spoke on behalf of the County of Ventura, Sheriff Geoff Dean stepped up […]

Ventura County Fourth of July Celebrations- 2013

Ventura County Fourth of July Celebrations- 2013

This Channel Islands fireworks show scene looks more like an abstract painting (all event photos by George Miller) Above: Scenes from 2103 Channel Islands Harbor fireworks show, 7/4/13 July 4 celebrations were held around the county.  The Channel Islands show is noted for its harbor scenes alone.  The show has been cut back over the […]

Simi Valley City Council approves City Fair and Cajun and Blues Festival

Simi Valley City Council approves City Fair and  Cajun and Blues Festival

By Debra Tash July 3, 2013 SIMI VALLEY—The Simi Valley City Council approved financially supporting both the Cajun and Blues Festival run by the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise as well as the Simi Valley Fair and Music Festival, formerly known as Pioneer Days at its July 1st meeting. The City Council decided that Simi […]

Home school educator warns against Common Core

Home school educator warns against Common Core

By Tony Dolz  July 1, vcialis 40mg 2013 Photo of Raisa Steindell Brown SIMI VALLEY–The prospect of children returning to school in the Fall to face radically new nationalized education standards have parents raising a lot of questions.  The new standards, order which will be officially deployed next August, there involve changes in curriculum, testing, […]

Simi Valley City Council takes on panhandling and transit subsidies

Simi Valley City Council takes on panhandling and transit subsidies

By Bob Powers June 18, nurse 2013 Ref.- City Council web site: http://www.ci.simi-valley.ca.us/ ; Events ; Council Members ; Council Meetings, Agendas ; June 10 Agenda ; Video Panhandling adds to Simi Valley arrests SIMI VALLEY—City police reported that 12 percent of arrests came from panhandlers and homeless at a Simi Valley City Council meeting earlier this month (June 10).  According […]

Citizens Journal Leaves the Launching Pad Week of June 18, 2013.

Citizens Journal Leaves the Launching Pad Week of June 18, 2013.

June 22, 2013 This week, Citizens Journal – Ventura County became the newest publication in the region,  achieving two milestones: going live on the web and making a small initial press run Saturday of the initial hard copy newspaper (Shown on this page).   It was a difficult and sometimes painful experience, as EVERYTHING was […]