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  • Friday Night Beer Blog
    published on Sat, 27 Dec 2014 02:49:26 GMT
    I've spent the last two evenings with family, doing very little today before traveling home tomorrow. I'm in Ventura CA, soon to head for the best local tavern, "Barrelhouse 101"....
  • The accidental artist
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 15:32:22 GMT
    Manuel Cisneros never thought of himself as an artist. To hear him explain it, he was never particularly creative as a child....
  • FOOD Share ends successful 3rd annual CAN-tree Collection with more than 192,000 pounds of food
    published on Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:04:17 GMT
    PRLog - Dec. 23, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- The weekend of Dec. 5-7 was reveling in the holiday spirit and goodwill when The Collection at RiverPark hosted FOOD Share's successful third annual CAN-tree Collection drive in support of the regional food bank's annual Tackle Hunger campaign, more than doubling total donations from last year's food drive with an astonishing 192,806 pounds of food collected....
  • Lowell Steward dies at 95; decorated WWII Tuskegee Airman
    published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:18:40 GMT
    Lowell Steward at his home in Oxnard in 2012 when he was 92. Steward flew more than 100 combat missions in Europe during WWII and earned a Distinguished Flying Cross for his service with the Tuskegee Airmen. Lowell Steward at his home in Oxnard in 2012 when he was 92. Steward flew more than 100 combat missions in Europe during WWII and earned a Distinguished Flying Cross for his service with the Tuskegee Airmen....
  • Lowell Steward | Tuskegee Airman, 95
    published on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:38:43 GMT
    Lowell Steward, 95, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II, died Wednesday of natural causes at a hospital in Ventura, Calif. After graduating with a business degree from Santa Barbara College in 1941, Mr. Steward joined the Army Air Corps and trained at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama....
  • Ghost Haunts East Rapids Middle School
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    WASHINGTON, DC, December 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The East Rapids swim team is preparing for the big meet against middle school rival, West Shore. It's life as usual... until a ghost appears in the school pool and star swimmer, Casey Keller, flees in terror, vowing never to get back in the water again! Enter the League of Scientists, an ad hoc club of 7th graders who pool their energy and talents to solve mysteries....
  • Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies at 95 in Ventura
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:14:07 GMT
    This July 1943 photo provided by the Los Angeles Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen Inc., shows Lowell C. Steward after his graduation from flight training at Tuskegee Army Air Field, in Tuskegee, Ala. Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in California....
  • Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies At 95
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:45:13 GMT
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  • Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward, who flew over 100 missions, dies at 95
    published on Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:03:59 GMT
    Lowell C. Steward, 92, poses for a photo in Oxnard, Calif., on Feb. 14, 2012. Steward, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II, died Dec. 17, 2014, in California....
  • Bishop, Patricia N.
    published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:00:00 GMT
    Patricia N. Bishop Patricia N. Bishop, 83, devoted wife, mother and grandmother went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, December 15, 2014 in Ventura, California with family by her side. She was greeted in heaven by her loving husband, Lt....
  • Online Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures CME Course Now Available
    published on Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:39:51 GMT
    Hospitalist & Emergency Procedures Online CME course teaches you about the 20 most common procedures performed in the ER, ICU, & hospital wards. ACCME-accredited for 11.5 hours Category 1 CME credit....
  • Carmella Marie Christiano
    published on Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:42:58 GMT
    Carmella Marie Christiano, age 90, of the town of Johnstown, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 13, 2014, at Pineview Commons, Johnstown. Carmella was a Class of 1942 graduate of Johnstown High School and was a homemaker....
  • SIM 'Ebola Fighter' Doctors among TIME Magazine's...
    published on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:00:00 GMT
    Dr. Jerry Brown, a physician with the Christian mission agency SIM, was featured on the cover of "TIME" magazine this week as it named "The Ebola Fighters" its 2014 "Person of the Year" . Brown, along with SIM colleagues Dr. Debbie Eisenhut, Dr. John Fankhauser, Nancy Writebol and Dr. Rick Sacra, are available to speak on SIM's work at its ELWA Hospital in Monrovia and a variety of topics related to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa....
  • Santa Monica Boys & Girls Club Get New Leader
    published on Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:09:02 GMT
    After a months-long search, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica selected a new chief executive officer who brings national experience and a long stint in the Oxnard area to the job, club officials announced Tuesday. Tim B. Blaylock, who most recently held a top post for the regional Boys and Girls Clubs of America, will begin January 5, officials said....
  • Local Holiday Toy Drive Seeking Gift Donations for Foster, Low-Income Children
    published on Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:40:41 GMT
    PRLog - Dec. 8, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Currently there are 1,000 children in foster care and thousands of additional low-income kids in Ventura County, and these youth are in need of toys and other gifts this holiday season....
  • Palos Verdes defense made the difference in the second half
    published on Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:34:41 GMT
    Ventura's Tyler Peralta #34 dives in to the end zone for a touchdown during their CIF-SS Western Division football final against Palos Verdes at Ventura High School Friday December 5, 2014. Trailing 12 points at halftime, Palos Verdes knew it needed to readjust its focus during Friday night's CIF Southern Section Western Division championship game....
  • Rubicon Theatre Presents Tiny Tots Holiday Concert, Party and Santa Photos Today
    published on Sat, 06 Dec 2014 05:44:54 GMT
    This holiday season, Rubicon Theatre creates fun for the whole family with the Tiny Tots Holiday Concert, Party and Santa Photos. Featuring Rubicon's Merry Elves with special guests Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman, a talented cast of local teens rings in the season with holiday tunes and a sing-a-long for the entire family....
  • Palos Verdes football team comes from behind to capture CIF title
    published on Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Palos Verdes quarterback Steven Delcarson #8 looks to avoid the tackle of VenturaþÄôs Anthony Thompson #21 during their CIF-SS Western Division football final at Ventura High School Friday December 5, 2014. VENTURA >> Steven Delcarson took a knee on the last snap, hurled the ball in the air and the celebration began for the Palos Verdes football team, which pulled off an improbable second-half comeback to defeat Ventura 32-24 in the CIF Southern Section Western Divisio...
  • Critically Needed SIM Doctors Headed to Ebola-Stricken West Africa;...
    published on Tue, 02 Dec 2014 00:49:19 GMT
    Two SIM USA physicians -- one a long-term veteran and the second a new, short-term volunteer -- are headed to Ebola-stricken West Africa and available to speak this week in advance of International Volunteer Day, Dec.5, on a variety of topics related to the outbreak, the healthcare crisis in the region, and the role and need for volunteers. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1985, International Volunteer Day celebrates volunteerism around the globe....
  • Biz Buzz
    published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:04:38 GMT
    Opening Chili Peppers Mexican Restaurant and Seafood has opened and is under new ownership at 4421 Las Posas Road, #E, in Camarillo. The restaurant serves fresh seafood dishes and other traditional Mexican favorites in a cozy ambience....