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Over 1,000 youth, parents, and teachers attended Ventura County Public Work Agency’s Public Works Day

Over 1,000 youth, parents, and teachers attended Ventura County Public Work Agency’s Public Works Day

Over 60 years ago, John F. Kennedy started National Public Works Day to educate the public on the departments that run the water, sewer, building, watershed, transportation, recycling and refuse industries in the U.S. today.  In what is becoming a favorite educational experience- more than 1,000 Ventura County school children, teachers, parents and guests were […]

Thousand Oaks Moms Helping Poor, Starving Moms Living 10,000 Miles Away in Uganda Start Their Own Businesses

Thousand Oaks Moms Helping Poor, Starving Moms Living 10,000 Miles Away in Uganda Start Their Own Businesses

Thousand Oaks-based The Greater Contribution, a non-profit organization committed to “empowering women to work their way out of poverty” around the world, will host its 13th annual fundraising event from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 9 at the Lundgren Center, 130 Overton Court on the campus of Cal Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. […]

Take 5 And Read To Kids! Campaign Coming to a Library near you!

Take 5 And Read To Kids! Campaign Coming to a Library near you!

The fourth annual Take 5 and Read to Kids campaign, a partnership between the Ventura County Star and First 5 Ventura County to raise awareness about the importance of early childhood literacy is coming to Ventura County Libraries all throughout the month of May! Take 5 encourages parents and caregivers to talk, read, and sing […]

Fillmore Bicycle Safety Rodeo! Saturday May 4th

Fillmore Bicycle Safety Rodeo! Saturday May 4th

To encourage an increase in bicycle safety in our community, the Fillmore Citizen Patrol will be holding a bicycle safety rodeo from 9 AM to 12 PM on Saturday, May 4th. The event will be near the BMX track at Two Rivers Park and will feature a safety course, bike tune-ups, free helmets and fitting […]

Jesus Is Risen on Easter, the Most Significant Christian Holiday — Let’s Help Our Kids Understand It

Jesus Is Risen on Easter, the Most Significant Christian Holiday — Let’s Help Our Kids Understand It

By Meg Meeker, MD  For nominal or devout Christians, Easter is the most significant holiday of the year. Some people prepare by sacrificing food, electronics or soft drinks during the season of Lent. These actions may sound trivial, but they point to the energy we spend trying to honor the One who created the most miraculous event in […]

Illegals Caught Dragging Children Through Razor Wire As They Cross The Border

Illegals Caught Dragging Children Through Razor Wire As They Cross The Border

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   Dramatic footage taken by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents reveals the extreme danger smugglers put families and young children through when illegally crossing the border. WATCH:  The recently released footage was taken on Dec. 18 and Dec. 22 within the Custom and Border Patrol’s (CBP) Yuma Sector […]

Should Young People Still Have Kids?

Should Young People Still Have Kids?

Jessica Kramer | Contributor College students at American University in Washington, D.C., gave mixed answers when asked if people should stop having kids due to global warming. Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in February that because “the lives of children are going to be very difficult” due to climate change in the future, […]

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offer an Action-Packed Summer Experiences

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offer an Action-Packed Summer Experiences

Agoura Hills, CA – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCCGV) are gearing up to provide an action-packed, fun filled summer adventure for youth, grades k-8th during the 2019 Summer Camp. Camp registration begins March 1 with early bird rates available through April 30.  Camp sessions are offered from June 10 through […]

Author Ivor Davis to read his new children’s book, “Ladies and Gentlemen… The Penguins! February 3rd

Author Ivor Davis to read his new children’s book, “Ladies and Gentlemen… The Penguins! February 3rd

Museum of Ventura County for Free First Sunday on February 3 features Author Ivor Davis who will read his new children’s book, “Ladies and Gentlemen… The Penguins!” Author Ivor Davis will read his new children’s book, Ladies and Gentlemen… The Penguins!, and Alan Shapiro will perform music, including a new song written for the book at […]

Simi Valley | Annual Heroes & Helpers Event for Children

Simi Valley | Annual Heroes & Helpers Event for Children

It is time to spread holiday cheer for those in need, the Simi Valley Police Department is partnering up with our local Target Stores to host another highly successful Heroes and Helpers event, formally Shop with a Cop. Heroes and Helpers is a joint effort where local families are teamed with a SVPD staff member […]

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