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Constitution Week, Ventura County, and YOU!

Constitution Week, Ventura County, and YOU!

By Deborah Baber Savalla Saturday September 23, 2017 marks the official end of Constitution Week 2017 celebrations, proclamations, and recognition. This year is the 230th birthday of our United States Constitution, ready for ratification on September 17, 1787. It is never too late to celebrate our vaunted, law-giving, life-affirming document in Ventura County though. On Monday, […]

Best Selling Author/Political Commentator Nick Adams Spoke in Camarillo; Exclusive Interview!

Best Selling Author/Political Commentator Nick Adams Spoke in Camarillo; Exclusive Interview!

By Kevin Harris The Camarillo Republican Women Federated hosted best selling author and conservative commentator, Nick Adams, to speak and conduct a book signing at their September 19 meeting in Camarillo. Adams also gave an exclusive, one-on-one interview with CitizensJournal immediately following his book signing session.  Speaking before a capacity crowd at the lavish Spanish […]

Hillcrest Center for the Arts Presents — Live Standup Comedy on the Hill

Hillcrest Center for the Arts Presents — Live Standup Comedy on the Hill

Live Standup Comedy on the Hill returns Saturday, October 14 at 8:00 pm at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Dr, across from The Oaks Mall.  October’s lineup includes Omar Covarrubias and Dave Williamson.  The Center teams up with professional local comedian Jason Love to produce a top-tier show with a new […]

Economic Development; EV Charging Stations and CAPER Report all Gain Ground in Thousand Oaks

Economic Development; EV Charging Stations and CAPER Report all Gain Ground in Thousand Oaks

By Kevin Harris The Thousand Oaks City Council voted to form a new committee to begin enacting elements of its new, ambitious Economic Development Plan at its meeting Tuesday night. The Council also streamlined approval procedures for local electric vehicle charging stations, and cleared last year’s HUD report for submittal to the agency. Moving Forward […]

Suspect passes Forged Checks at Thousand Oaks Dealership

Suspect passes Forged Checks at Thousand Oaks Dealership

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release A suspect who eluded capture in several states on identity theft and check fraud has been arrested by Ventura County and Los Angeles County Deputies for committing similar offenses locally. On April 24, 2017, Thousand Oaks patrol deputies responded to DCH Ford in Thousand Oaks reference a report of a […]

Thousand Oaks: Sheriff’s Deputies Participating in Tip-A-Cop Event For Special Olympics — Sept. 14th

Thousand Oaks: Sheriff’s Deputies Participating in Tip-A-Cop Event For Special Olympics — Sept. 14th

Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies will take their oath to “serve” and protect to a new level. They’ll trade in their handcuffs and badges for menus and serving trays to assist servers at California Pizza Kitchen in Thousand Oaks on Thursday, September 14, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sheriff’s professional staff and volunteers will also […]

Cal Lutheran receives $195,000 National Science Foundation grant: Students, faculty will use latest research techniques

Cal Lutheran receives $195,000 National Science Foundation grant:  Students, faculty will use latest research techniques

The National Science Foundation awarded two members of the California Lutheran University faculty a $195,000 grant to work with undergraduate students to research proteins that enable pathogenic bacteria to thrive. Katherine Hoffmann, the John Stauffer Professor of Analytical Chemistry, and Jason Kingsbury, an assistant professor of organic chemistry, are the principal investigators for the three-year […]

Oak Park Community Center Vandalized — Sheriff searches for Suspects

Oak Park Community Center Vandalized — Sheriff searches for Suspects

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On August 27, 2017, between 11:45 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., the Oak View Community Center was vandalized by two male suspects. On August 27, 2017, deputies were dispatched to the Oak View Community Center for a vandalism that occurred between 11:45 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. that day. There were five […]

Do You Know What YOUR Child Is Reading?

Do You Know What YOUR Child Is Reading?

Editor’s note: So far, the vast majority of the public has only heard opinions of suitability of reading materials for school curricula, not the actual material. Short of having everyone read the books in question, Dr. Amy Chen brings you actual excerpts, warts and all. Some of the questionable passages here are only used to […]

Round 2: Conejo School Board votes to accept controversial book in curriculum- and next?

Round 2: Conejo School Board votes to accept controversial book in curriculum- and next?

By George Miller Background For months, a controversy has swirled about on whether the Conejo Unified School District (most Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and vicinity public schools) should accept “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie in its core curriculum for 9th grade students. Books are then selected for the classroom at teachers’ […]

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