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Constitution Week, Ventura County, and YOU!

Constitution Week, Ventura County, and YOU!

By Deborah Baber Savalla Saturday September 23, 2017 marks the official end of Constitution Week 2017 celebrations, proclamations, and recognition. This year is the 230th birthday of our United States Constitution, ready for ratification on September 17, 1787. It is never too late to celebrate our vaunted, law-giving, life-affirming document in Ventura County though. On Monday, […]

The true source of California’s wealth

The true source of California’s wealth

Carmel Mission In 1769, the first Spanish missions were founded in California by Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra, whose statue is in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall. California cities were originally founded as Spanish Christian missions: 1769 San Diego de Alcalá (grew into San Diego, California, cultivated the first olives in California) 1770 San Carlos Borromeo […]

Constitution Week High Tea – September 16th

Constitution Week High Tea – September 16th

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The Key Facts About Slavery That the Left Conveniently Ignores

The Key Facts About Slavery That the Left Conveniently Ignores

  By Walter E. Williams Too many people believe that slavery is a “peculiar institution.” That’s what Kenneth Stampp called slavery in his book, “Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South.” But slavery is by no means peculiar, odd, or unusual. It was common among ancient peoples such as the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, Greeks, Persians, […]

Bill Whittle vs. Bill Nye- “The Science Guy”

Bill Whittle vs. Bill Nye- “The Science Guy”

Bill Whittle is out with a new episode of his Afterburner series taking on, as he calls him, Bill Nye the Science Lie. It’s definitely worth a watch as he not only hits Nye for his stupid transgender video, but for his phony climate science as well. Watch: Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us […]

Happy Mothers Day- Sunday, May 14

Happy Mothers Day- Sunday, May 14

      Origin of Mother’s Day goes back to the era of ancient Greek and Romans. But the roots of Mother’s Day history can also be traced in UK where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated much before the festival saw the light of the day in US. However, the celebration of the festival as […]

Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

The Santa Paula Conservancy: History as a Resource

The Santa Paula Conservancy: History as a Resource

By Sheryl Hamlin Gabriel Zamora spoke in Public Comments at the January 3, 2017 Santa Paula Council Meeting representing the newly formed Santa Paula Conservancy, a 501C3 organization. He informed the council and the audience about two projects which will potentially affect historic properties: the landscaping at Ebell Park and the demolition of the Robert […]

Santa Paula Housing Authority: Were Powers Granted Transparently?

Santa Paula Housing Authority: Were Powers Granted Transparently?

By Sheryl Hamlin Item 11 A of the October 3, 2016 Santa Paula Council meeting brought a coalition of speakers claiming a June 16, 2014 resolution directing the Santa Paula Housing Authority (SPHA) to administer the in lieu fees from East Area 1 was irregular and without transparency in that there were no other organizations […]

Santa Paula: Parking, Housing, History at Planning Commission

Santa Paula: Parking, Housing, History at Planning Commission

By Sheryl Hamlin The Agenda of the September 27, 2016 meeting of the Santa Paula Planning Commission was short but instructive of the planning process. The commission is still minus one commissioner due to the death of Commissioner Wacker, although Planning Director Minsk said that the application period has ended with four applicants which the […]

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