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Stop Putting Government on a Pedestal… Don’t Label Crimes against Police “Hate Crimes”

Stop Putting Government on a Pedestal… Don’t Label Crimes against Police “Hate Crimes”

    By Kevin Harris In May, 2016, Louisiana became the first state to make attacking police officers (and firefighters) a hate crime. Since then, 13 more states, most of them Republican-led, have passed “penalty enhancements” for crimes against police, with more on the way.  Once you get past the irony of Republicans pushing through […]

Hillcrest Center for the Arts Presents — Live Standup Comedy On The Hill

Hillcrest Center for the Arts Presents — Live Standup Comedy On The Hill

Different Lineup Every Month of Professional Comedians On Saturday, May 13, The Hillcrest Center for the Arts will offer the second installment of is monthly offering: Live Standup Comedy on the Hill.  The Center has teamed up with local comedian Jason Love to produce a top-tier show with a new lineup of professional comics each […]

VC Star outsources printing, puts HQ and printing plant up for sale

VC Star outsources printing, puts HQ and printing plant up for sale

The Ventura County Star announced that it has outsourced the printing of its publication to the LA Times and also put its printing plant in Camarillo up for sale. Dozens more people have been laid off. It put its headquarters on the market late last year. They plan to relocate in the area. The Star has undergone […]

TO Council Adopts User Fees — Increases Legal Budget to Fight Cal-Am Water

TO Council Adopts User Fees — Increases Legal Budget to Fight Cal-Am Water

By Kevin Harris COUNCIL ADOPTS USER FEES AND INCREASES LEGAL BUDGET IN FIGHT AGAINST CAL-AM WATER AT TUESDAYS MEETING The City Council approved a resolution adopting the 2017 User Fees and Assessments during Tuesday’s meeting, just before authorizing an additional $60,000 for legal services in its ongoing lawsuit against Cal-Am Water over its proposed water […]

Councilman McCoy repudiates any Thousand Oaks sales tax increase- EVER

Councilman McCoy repudiates any Thousand Oaks sales tax increase- EVER

By Rob McCoy  . 4-26-17  . Dear Readers,  . I will never support a sales tax increase. My comments at the Council meeting were to illustrate that the State Gas Tax did our City no favors. Had the Acorn Editor bothered to call me before he put his spin on my comments, I would have […]

Holocaust Memorial creator to speak Filmmaker will keynote Cal Lutheran commemoration

Holocaust Memorial creator to speak Filmmaker will keynote Cal Lutheran commemoration

A scholar, rabbi and filmmaker who played a leading role in the creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., will speak at the California Lutheran University Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration on Sunday, April 30. Michael Berenbaum will be the keynote speaker at the event, which will begin at 4 p.m. in […]

Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament and Casino Night Fundraiser

Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament and Casino Night Fundraiser

Sponsored by Draughts Restaurant & Bar This is an event not to be missed. Bring your poker skills and have a exciting, high energy evening of card and casino games. Last year over 200 attendees enjoyed the Texas Hold’em Tournament and Casino Night event which included roulette and craps, and all of the card games, […]

Thousand Oaks High School PTSA Document Shredding Event

Thousand Oaks High School PTSA Document Shredding Event

TOHS PTSA is holding a Document Shredding Fundraiser on Saturday, April 29, from 8:00-11:00 a.m., at TOHS 2323 N. Moorpark Road.  . The cost is $10 per file box or its equivalent. Unwanted documents will be shredded before your very eyes by Assurance Document Shredding, a locally owned, licensed and bonded document shredding company. There is a 10 box maximum to help keep the line moving. […]

Thousand Oaks Council Address Gas Tax and the State of Local Roads — Honor Local Centenarian

Thousand Oaks Council Address Gas Tax and the State of Local Roads — Honor Local Centenarian

By Kevin Harris T.O. City Council: Local roads will benefit from capital reserve funds while city grants $2.5 million for unique public park During Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the Council directed staff to prepare to make a one-time transfer of Capital Reserve Funds from the city’s General Fund, to citywide streets and street projects. […]

Former White House Military Aide:  “Susan Rice is guilty as hell”

Former White House Military Aide:  “Susan Rice is guilty as hell”

By Michael Hernandez “Susan Rice is guilty as hell. It goes all the way down to Barack Obama,” said Lt. Col. Robert “Buzz” Patterson, United States Air Force at the Californians for Making America Great Again Inc. Ventura County Chapter kickoff on Friday, April 7th.  “Susan Rice is a political operative and does not care […]

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