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Student Anxiety in the Age of Trump: Has It  Impacted the Ability of High School Students to Learn? 

Student Anxiety in the Age of Trump: Has It  Impacted the Ability of High School Students to Learn? 

America’s “Common Sense Dad”, Richard Greenberg,  Weighs In On a Troubling Phenomenon  On the heels of a report by John Rogers, director of the Institute for Democracy, Education and Access at UCLA, there is rising concern that Trump-ism and the classroom aren’t compatible.  As reported in the Washington Post, more than half of public high school teachers […]

More than 100 families to be provided fixings for Thanksgiving meals through generous donations to Casa Pacifica

More than 100 families to be provided fixings for Thanksgiving meals through generous donations to Casa Pacifica

Camarillo, CA – Through the kindness and generous hearts of several local businesses, their employees and labor organizations, nearly 100 turkeys, some with all the trimmings will be provided for Casa Pacifica families in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. On Friday, November 17, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters will deliver 10 turkeys to Casa Pacifica’s […]

David Brighton’s Space Oddity – The Ultimate David Bowie Experience

David Brighton’s Space Oddity – The Ultimate David Bowie Experience

Oxnard, California.  – The City of Oxnard is proud to present a brilliant, live re-creation of rock and roll’s most electrifying performer, the legendary David Bowie.  David Brighton is credited as being the world’s best David Bowie impersonator and tribute performer with one of the most entertaining tribute acts ever to hit the stage.  From […]

Narcotic/Opiate Related Arrests in Ventura

Narcotic/Opiate Related Arrests in Ventura

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On 11/15/17 Detectives with the Ventura Police Department Street Crimes Unit conducted two separate investigations involving the sales and unlawful use of opiate based controlled substances. This morning at 8:30 am Street Crimes Detectives made contact with an unknown suspect who was offering to sell an opiate based […]

CA Controller Underscores Negative Impact of Federal Tax Reform Proposal on Californians 

CA Controller Underscores Negative Impact of Federal Tax Reform Proposal on Californians 

Today Betty T. Yee, State Controller and Chair of the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB), emphasized the federal tax reform plan’s potentially harmful impacts on California taxpayers. “Take what the House GOP says about the middle class with a grain of salt. Eliminating the SALT deduction would increase tax burdens on approximately 5.8 million California […]

City of Ventura Photo Contest winners announced, public invited to attend exhibit and reception on December 4

City of Ventura Photo Contest winners announced, public invited to attend exhibit and reception on December 4

The City of Ventura 12th Annual Photo Contest winners will be honored at an exhibit and reception in the Bridge Gallery at City Hall, 501 Poli Street, on December 4, 2017, at 5:30 pm. Following the reception, Mayor Erik Nasarenko will award certificates to contest winners in Council Chambers at 6 pm. The winning photos […]

District Attorney’s Office awarded grant from California Office of Traffic and Safety

District Attorney’s Office awarded grant from California Office of Traffic and Safety

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that for the seventh consecutive year, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office was awarded a special DUI prosecution grant from the California Office of Traffic and Safety. The $413,248 grant will once again fund a vertical prosecution team that will work cases from arrest through sentencing.  The vertical […]

NEWS: Best Cities to Raise Kids announced for 2017

NEWS: Best Cities to Raise Kids announced for 2017

The National Council for Home Safety and Security is happy to announce their ranking of the Top 100 Best Cities to Raise Kids in the U.S. for 2017. Top 10 Best Cities: San Ramon, California Newton, Massachusetts Newport Beach, California Pleasanton, California Flower Mound, Texas Livermore, California Davis, California Cambridge, Massachusetts Yorba Linda, California Boulder, […]

Simi Valley PD Prescription Drug Drop Box: Change in Procedure. Drugs Accepted by Appointment Only.

Simi Valley PD Prescription Drug Drop Box: Change in Procedure. Drugs Accepted by Appointment Only.

The hours for the Simi Valley Police Department Drug Depository will be modified due to serious personnel safety and other concerns that have been identified. Upon regular inspection of the Drug Depository Box, unauthorized and dangerous items such as bio-hazards, sharps/needles, unidentified liquids/pills, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, improperly packaged items, and large containers and/or trash […]

Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura annual Fine Art and Crafts Fair

Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura annual Fine Art and Crafts Fair

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura annual Fine Art and Crafts Fair will take place on Saturday, Dec 2, from 9am-2pm and Sunday, Dec 3 from 11am-1pm.  The fair features a large variety of art, photography, mosaics, jewelry, stained glass, crafts, textile art and more. The fair will be held in Berg Hall at the church, located […]