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Hesitant TO City Council Opens Door for Medicinal Pot Dispensary Testing Facility During June 27 Meeting

Hesitant TO City Council Opens Door for Medicinal Pot Dispensary Testing Facility During June 27 Meeting

By Kevin Harris Thousand Oaks’ anti-pot City Council took their first baby steps Tuesday night to honor the will of state and local voters, by allowing a medicinal marijuana dispensary and a marijuana testing lab within city limits. During the exhaustive, 5-hour City Council meeting, however, held on June 27, the Council made it clear […]

CitizensJournal.us celebrates 4th anniversary!

CitizensJournal.us celebrates 4th anniversary!

By George Miller Hard to believe that we’ve already been in operation four years since starting publication of Citizens Journal- Ventura County, AKA CitizensJournal.us, AKA CJ, on June 21, 2013. So, we celebrated that on our Summer solstice anniversary at La Dolce Vita (an advertiser), in historic Heritage Square in Oxnard. CJ was founded to […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announce Newest Member to Board of Governors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announce Newest Member to Board of Governors

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is pleased to announce a new member to its Board of Governors, Alissa Morton. Morton worked at Morton Capital Management for 28 years.  During that time, she volunteered at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley.  In 2015, she decided to leave the company […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley announce Winners of Annual Essay Contest

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley announce Winners of Annual Essay Contest

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley are pleased to announce the winners of the annual Essay Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club of Conejo Valley.  Logan Cary took first place and received $200.  Runner-ups were Stefan Rosu and Logan Eby, winning $100 each.  Some 35 members submitted essays for the contest that […]

T.O. 14 Year Old lured by Social Media: Extradition of Sex Assault Suspect from El Paso Texas

T.O. 14 Year Old lured by Social Media: Extradition of Sex Assault Suspect from El Paso Texas

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release In December of 2016, a deputy assigned to the Thousand Oaks Police Department responded to a call for service where the victim’s mother had discovered her 14 year old daughter had been communicating with a 27 year old adult male. The victim’s mother also discovered the adult  male had driven […]

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announces the Resignation of its CEO/President, Mark Elswick

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announces the Resignation of its CEO/President, Mark Elswick

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley announces the resignation of its CEO/President, Mark Elswick.  Elswick submitted his resignation on May 5, 2017 to pursue new ventures in his career. When Elswick joined the Boys & Girls Clubs in 2008, the organization had four clubs and 1,379 registered members.  Since then, the Boys […]

IWOSC/SPAWN meeting. June’s speaker is editor Naomi Eagleson

IWOSC/SPAWN meeting. June’s speaker is editor Naomi Eagleson

Now meeting at the Newbury Park Library JUNE MEETING Wednesday, June 21, 6:30 pm OUR SPEAKER Naomi Long Eagleson Editor and president of The Artful Editor How to Proofread Your Book Like a Pro   Before you hit “publish,” you will need to proofread your book. I will show you how to proofread like a professional […]

New Guest House Regs and the New City Budget Dominated Tuesday’s TO Council Meeting

New Guest House Regs and the New City Budget Dominated Tuesday’s TO Council Meeting

By Kevin Harris The Thousand Oaks City Council tried to balance complying with new state laws for Accessory Dwelling Units, and local homeowners not fond of change, Tuesday night,  5-30-17 in the midst of an important statewide housing issue. Later in the meeting, they received detailed information on the new, two-year operating budget for the city, […]

GOP Women’s Club to Learn Why Trump Should Dump the U.N.

GOP Women’s Club to Learn Why Trump Should Dump the U.N.

Richard M. Coleman will speak on “Why Trump Should Dump the United Nations” at the Friday, June 16th meeting of the Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated. The event will be held at Los Robles Greens, 299 South Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360.  Registration and social connections begin at 11:00 am with the program and […]

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 […]