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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’ […]

Not Your Average Conference!

Not Your Average Conference!

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I signed up to go to the Reagan Ranch for a Young America’s Foundation (YAF) High School Leadership conference this past June. I thought it would be very dull and I would not learn much. The exact opposite happened, it’s like I belonged there. It was amazing there […]

Thousand Oaks: Driver’s License/DUI Checkpoint Planned

Thousand Oaks: Driver’s License/DUI Checkpoint Planned

Thousand Oaks, CA – The Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a Driver’s License/DUI Checkpoint on September 9, 2017, at an undisclosed location(s) within the city limits. In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes.  The Thousand Oaks Police Department supports the new effort from the Office […]

Oak Park 15 Year Old Arrested for Hot Prowl Burglary

Oak Park 15 Year Old Arrested for Hot Prowl Burglary

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On August 28, 2017, detectives assigned to the Thousand Oaks Police Department’s Auto Crimes Unit arrested a 15 year old male juvenile following the investigation of an Oak Park area Hot Prowl residential burglary and theft of a vehicle. On August 27, 2017, a deputy from the Thousand Oaks Police […]

Cal Lutheran undergrad numbers hit high: New Rolland Art Center open for first week of classes

Cal Lutheran undergrad numbers hit high:  New Rolland Art Center open for first week of classes

The fall semester begins this week at California Lutheran University, where the largest undergraduate student body to date will find a new $8 million William Rolland Art Center open for classes. The new two-story, 20,000-square-foot building on the Thousand Oaks campus brings all of the art classrooms and faculty offices under the same roof for […]

A Penny For Your Thoughts…A $1,000 Scholarship For Your Essay!

A Penny For Your Thoughts…A $1,000 Scholarship For Your Essay!

Every year, the Council of College and Military Educators, CCME, offers scholarships to active military, veterans, and to their spouses. Please visit their website for more information about how you may qualify: http://www.ccmeonline.org/scholarships The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is pleased to offer $1000 scholarships each year to United States Service members (active duty/veterans) and […]

Third Suspect Arrested for Drug Related Home Invasion Robbery

Third Suspect Arrested for Drug Related Home Invasion Robbery

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release Deputies have arrested a third suspect in a June home invasion robbery that investigators believe was drug related. 30-year-old Brandon Dreher was taken into custody this morning shortly after leaving his North Hollywood apartment. On June 7, 2017, deputies from the Thousand Oaks Police Department responded to the 400 block […]