County grand jury report says remedial classes are wasteful

A Ventura County grand jury report released April 17 concludes that public schools and community colleges in the area are wasting taxpayer money by providing a duplicate opportunity for students to master basic math and English classes. The report, “Wasting Education Money: Paying Twice,” reviewed how money was spent to prepare high school students for college while, at the same […]

Oak Christian student athletes dominate on the links

CHAMPIONS—Oaks Christian golf teams make afine show. The middle school girls team was named champions of the Delphic League Golf for the third year in a row. Below, Oaks Christian boys middle school golf team was also crowned champions of the Delphic League. It was theirfifth consecutive championship season.

Garden parcels are available

Residents can grow organicflowers, food

The Oak Park Community Garden has parcels available to residents who have an interest in organic gardening. Each parcel is a raised bed, 10-by-12-feet. Many of them are fenced and are ready to plant. The Oak Park Community Garden is an activity committee of the Community Foundation for Oak Park. The organic garden is on land owned and operated by […]


Local standouts advance to Masters track and field meet

There’s one more stop before the high school state track and field championships Numerous student-athletes from Ventura County will attempt to punch their tickets to the state meet at the CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet at Cerritos College in Norwalk on Friday. The area’s top competitors put on dazzling performances last weekend during section finals at Mount San Antonio College. Ten […]