2017-11-30

Harbor to light up for holidays

Tons of snow available for play at park

Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard will kick off the holidays with its 52nd annual Parade of Lights from noon to 8 p.m. Sat., Dec. 9. Santa Claus and his reindeer will ride through the sky at 7 p.m. to mark the beginning of the parade of decorated boats, starting in front of Peninsula Park and heading to the Main Channel. […]

Gone too soon

Brenden Daley, who had stint with Atlanta Falcons in NFL, dies at age 26



Brenden Daley lived and breathed football. In the spring, Daley helped Ventura College football players prepare for the upcoming season as the Pirates’ strength and conditioning coach. When the former Moorpark High and University of Hawaii linebacker got an offer to play for the Bismarck Bucks in the Champions Indoor Football League in June, he jumped at the chance to […]

Representative says relief for middle class a myth

COMMENTARY /// Republican tax plan


President Trump said the tax cuts would be huge. They would go straight to the middle class and everyone would get a $4,000 raise. The plan would create jobs and spur growth. And all of this would be done without adding any more money to the national debt. Listening to the rhetoric, the plan sounded quite glorious. The president is […]

Celebrity cougar captured in color

Mountain lion P-22 has captured the attention of Hollywood actors and filmmakers, local politicians and conservationists. He crossed two of Los Angeles’ busiest freeways to make Griffith Park his home and has made the national headlines. P-22, Griffith Park’s resident mountain lion, has inspired more than 50 emerging and established artists and writers to create a coloring and activity book […]

The world’s a stage

Oak Park, Oaks Christian, Viewpoint runners compete at state meet in Fresno



Long distance running takes commitment, perseverance and talent. It also takes heart. Katie Hamiter, an Oak Park High senior, literally gave every ounce of energy during the CIF State Cross Country Championships last weekend in Fresno. The Eagle pushed herself to a season-best time of 20 minutes, 42 seconds in the race. She nearly collapsed after crossing the finish line. […]

Reagan Library seeks docents

The Reagan Library in Simi Valley is accepting docent applications for weekday and weekend shifts in 2018. The opportunity is suitable for retirees, working professionals, college and high school students who are at least 16 years of age and who like history. The library staff is interviewing applicants for the next training class, which begins in February. For more information […]

Exploitation prevention program offered

Human trafficking—the crime of turning a person into a piece of property—is happening in Ventura County. To learn how to help keep kids safe, interested individuals can attend a free, one-day training about exploitation prevention. The program will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri., Dec. 1 and repeat Thurs., Dec. 7 at Cornerstone Community Church’s multipurpose room, […]

March to the front

SIBLING RIVALRY—Agoura High School graduates, from left, Kevin, Jeffrey and Steven King, are rivals in marching bands at UCLA and USC. Seniors Kevin and Steven, identical twins, followed in their parents’ footsteps by attending UCLA, but Jeffrey went rogue and is a freshman at USC, where he plays saxophone. All three brothers are Eagle Scouts with Troop 127 in Agoura […]


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