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Area Agency on Aging Seeks Six Advisory Council Members

Area Agency on Aging Seeks Six Advisory Council Members

The Ventura County Area Agency on Aging (VCAAA) is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on its Advisory Council. The purpose of the Advisory Council is to recommend the direction of senior services and programs in Ventura County. New appointments are now being considered for two-year terms beginning July 1, 2018.  There are currently six […]

GumbyGivesDay

GumbyGivesDay

  Get ready for GumbyGivesday on Wednesday, April 4th! You can help us reach new heights during our third annual giving day. Join us to raise awareness and contributions for the CLU Annual Fund, which provides crucial scholarship support to 97% of our students. By participating, you’ll also be able to help us unlock matching gifts that will make […]

You’ve thought about writing a book for years. Bring your novel or memoir to life. Join a new writers’ workshop in Camarillo on Tuesdays

You’ve thought about writing a book for years. Bring your novel or memoir  to life. Join a new writers’ workshop in Camarillo on Tuesdays

You’ve had that story on your mind for a long time. A novel?  A memoir?  Narrative Nonfiction? Maybe you have one in first or second draft? Want your story to leap off the page, mesmerize readers? Then come to a new workshop designed to help beginning and intermediate writers who have a draft stashed somewhere, […]

Simi Homeowner thwarts robbery attempt

Simi Homeowner thwarts robbery attempt

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release    . On 3/21/18, a little after 10:00 PM, SVPD Officers responded to the 2400 block of Ridge View Ct. Simi Valley, in reference to a possible attempted residential burglary. While responding to the call Officers learned that that the suspect was being detained by neighbors to the front […]

Why We Must “Politicize” Guns

Why We Must “Politicize” Guns

by Thomas L. Knapp Every time there’s a mass shooting, or even a particularly well-publicized single homicide, all of America’s political factions go directly to battle stations on the question of whether or not the violence can be reduced or eliminated with “gun control” legislation. As the debate rages on, the calls begin to ring […]

House committee approves $10 billion initial payment for U.S.-Mexico border wall

House committee approves $10 billion initial payment for U.S.-Mexico border wall

By Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times – Wednesday, October 4, 2017 The House Homeland Security Committee gave first approval to the broad scope of President Trump’s border wall Wednesday, clearing a bill that would authorize $10 billion in new infrastructure spending, new waivers to speed up construction, and 10,000 more border agents and officers to patrol the […]

Ventura TASTE event!

Event announcement Get your appetite ready for TASTE Hosted by Main Course California and the Ventura Chamber of Commerce, TASTE! Is the most delicious event in Ventura!!  If you’re a foodie, or just like to eat and drink, this event is for you. This year’s TASTE will feature more than 40 of Ventura’s finest breweries, wineries, […]

Real Estate Agent Sentenced to Jail for Mortgage Rescue Fraud

Real Estate Agent Sentenced to Jail for Mortgage Rescue Fraud

Sunland resident Juan Carlos Guerra (5-5-86) was sentenced to 180 days in jail after earlier pleading guilty to one count of felony grand theft. The case was the result of an investigation by the District Attorney’s Real Estate Fraud Unit. The victim, who lives in Simi Valley, sought refinancing assistance from a business called Planet […]

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 […]

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 […]