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  • Forget The Pinot, Pass The Porter: In California's Wine Country, Beer Tours Are Hopping
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:29:00 GMT
    The husband and wife team behind Brew Bus 101 retrofitted an old yellow school bus with bar-style seating and a giant bulldog under the table. Grab a seat on the Brew Bus 101....
  • Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy Headed Back to FIRST Robotics World Championship
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:04:59 GMT
    After Sunday's Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy victory in Ventura, an unofficial Team 1717 portrait. Sometimes the best teams don't win by simply being better ... they win by simply overcoming obstacles more consistently....
  • Research explores what Millennials think of church
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:23:03 GMT
    A new report by a nonprofit research organization explores why Millennials are increasingly rejecting church attendance and involvement and the reasons may surprise some. The Barna Group report takes a look at why, even among those who grew up in church, nearly six in 10 Millennials have dropped out of church involvement, why more than half have been absent from church for at least six months and why three in 10 say church is not at all important while an additional four in ten feel ambivalent, ...
  • Ventura College Foundation to Award $28,000 in Phoenix Scholarships
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:35:38 GMT
    PRLog - March 27, 2015 - VENTURA, Calif. -- The Ventura College Foundation is helping 28 adults get one step closer to achieving their career goals by returning to Ventura College to study....
  • FOOD Share, Port of Hueneme, Wells Fargo introduce new mobile pantry program
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:51:45 GMT
    PRLog - March 26, 2015 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Compassion, community, gratitude and initiative were the heart of this week's introduction of the new FOOD Share program, FOOD Share and Friends....
  • Picks of the Week - Happenings
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:39:32 GMT
    AIDS WALK VENTURA Saturday, March 28, 8:30 a.m. The event held to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS in Ventura County and to fund research and education efforts returns with a 3-mile walk, entertainment and vendors. $30 registration....
  • American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Names Mary Gene Ryan President-Elect
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:00:00 GMT
    The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. recently announced its election results: Mary Gene Ryan, MPH, BSN, COHN-S/SM, CSP, FAAOHN was elected president-elect. Ms. Ryan is executive director of MGRyan & Co., Inc. , a full-service health and safety consultancy in Ventura, Calif....
  • American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Announces 2015-2017 Board of Directors
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:00:00 GMT
    The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. recently announced its election results: Mary Gene Ryan, MPH, BSN, COHN-S/SM, CSP, FAAOHN was elected president-elect; Ronda Weiss, MS, MPH, MBA, RN, COHN-S, FAAOHN was elected secretary; and five members were elected to serve as directors. Patricia Strasser, PhD, RN, COHN-S/CM was elected director, South Central/Southwest Region....
  • Softball captain talks motivation, perfectionism
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:40:43 GMT
    Softball captain and Gallatin junior Kahala Bonsignore does not need a Buzzfeed quiz to tell her she most resembles Monica Geller from Friends. Bonsignore admitted to relating to Monica's obsession with perfection - the quality that nearly convinced her to end her softball career....
  • Survey ranks L.A. County behind Orange, Ventura in health outcomes
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:05:00 GMT
    According to a national survey, new data shows that Los Angeles County ranks 26th best in health outcomes when compared with California's 57 other counties. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their annual county health rankings this week, which use a variety of factors -- including diet, exercise, violent crime, access to care, housing, transit and education -- to measure health across the country....
  • HUNCHBACK's Andrew Samonsky to Come Home for May Cabaret Concert at Rubicon Theatre
    published on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 22:59:23 GMT
    Broadway star A ndrew Samonsky , returns to his hometown on Sunday, May 3, for a special one-night-only cabaret performance to benefit Rubicon Theatre, Ventura County's premier not-for-profit professional theatre company. Accompanied by Musical Director and Pianist Miriam Arichea, with a special performance by Rubicon's Broadway Juniors, Samonsky will perform musical theatre favorites including "Try To Remember" and "I Can See It" , "Some Enchanted Evening" and "Younger than Springtime" , "On th...
  • Johnson quickly changed direction of Pack baseball with first recruiting class
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:51:34 GMT
    Johnson, who was hired in July 2013 to replace long-time head coach Gary Powers, wasted no time in putting his stamp on the program. His first recruiting class, announced in November 2013, has already helped turn the Wolf Pack into one of the most successful college baseball programs in the nation right now with an 18-4 record....
  • Mrs. Hollis Ann (Boyer) Lohman
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Mrs. Lohman was born December 17, 1933 in Rushville In. She was the daughter of Lena Bean and Ernest Edwin Boyer and step daughter of Harlan Bean....
  • Father Sells Heroin With Baby in Tow: Deputies
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:22:35 GMT
    A father pushing his 3-month-old baby in a stroller was arrested for selling heroin to another man near a Ventura middle school, authorities said. Gabriel Flores was arrested near De Anza Middle School on Friday morning....
  • For Teresa Benitez-Thompson, race is no barrier to love
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:02:24 GMT
    For Teresa Benitez-Thompson, race is no barrier to love The Nevada lawmaker remembers a few moments when she wasn't accepted as a Latina. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1biEws4 Nevada lawmaker Teresa Benitez-Thompson, shown in her office at the state Capitol, shared her opinions on race recently....
  • Ventura College Foundation Board Expands
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:24:23 GMT
    PRLog - March 19, 2015 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Ventura College Foundation's Executive Director Norbert Tan has announced that six community members have joined its board of directors....
  • The Reasons Hospitalists Should Learn Hospital Procedures
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:26:20 GMT
    Hospitalists are in the ideal position to perform bedside procedures on their patients. They know every aspect about their patients and have had the opportunity to develop a good rapport and the trust of their patients....
  • Ventura High School Student Arrested For Bringing Gun Onto Campus
    published on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:48:21 GMT
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  • Limoneira: Money Does Grow On Trees
    published on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:30:53 GMT
    At first glance, seems like a high-risk, low-reward investment. It trades at a TTM P/E of 53, a forward P/E of 50, a P/Tangible Book Value of 2.6, and pays a paltry 0.8% dividend....
  • ACLU's Small Town Problem
    published on Sun, 15 Mar 2015 09:28:49 GMT
    I was a public defender in Ventura for nearly 30 years. After I retired I became more active in the Ventura County Chapter of the Southern California ACLU ....