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  • RealtyTrac: Mortgage lending rose 17% in first quarter
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 07:01:00 GMT
    Thanks in large part to the continually low interest rate , mortgage originations rose 17% year-over-year in the first quarter, according to a new report from RealtyTrac . RealtyTrac's Q1 2015 U.S. Residential Loan Origination Report showed that there were 1,551,865 loans originated on single-family homes and condos in the first quarter, down 6% from the previous quarter but up 17% from a year ago....
  • Rachel McAdams on True Detective Role: 'I Love That She's Not the Girlfriend or the Wife'
    published on Tue, 12 May 2015 07:27:36 GMT
    Pictured: Rachel McAdams appears on NBC News' "Today" show -- - When the new season of True Detective kicks off June 21, Rachel McAdams will be playing one of the leads. But don't expect her character to have much in common with the types she plays in movies or, for that matter, with female characters in the first season of the show....
  • Foreign big-cap value stocks outshine U.S. counterparts
    published on Wed, 06 May 2015 09:34:44 GMT
    Paul Merriman is committed to educating people of all ages to get the most from their retirement investments. Founder of Merriman Wealth Management, a Seattle-based investment advisory firm, he is the author of numerous books on investing: " Financial Fitness Forever ," " Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money ," and the new "How To Invest" series, free at his website: "How To Invest" series: " First Time Investor ," " Get Smart or Get Screwed: How to Select the Best and Get the Most from Your ...
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  • In Brief
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 23:01:56 GMT
    Brooks Institute changes hands As Brooks Institute celebrates 70 years this year, it is also going through an ownership change, from Career Education Corp., which has owned it since 1999, to Green Planet. According to the Brooks press release, Green Planet is a global logistical solutions provider for students and families seeking an international education, and "In the interest of building global citizens, Green Planet works with a network of schools around the world to facilitate exchange prog...
  • Essential H2O
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 23:01:42 GMT
    In 2009, the wheels began to turn on a big undertaking: building a clinic, the first of its kind, in the remote village of Olmoti in northern Tanzania. Maasai tribe midwife Mama Yaya had seen enough children die due to unsanitary conditions; and when Diane Raleigh and Gloria Upchurch visited from America, Yaya took action, telling her story as well as that of the people of her village....
  • On line petition seeking to overturn SPUSD Board action
    published on Fri, 08 May 2015 03:00:00 GMT
    A movement has started on Facebook to convince the Santa Paula Unified School District Board to reconsider an action taken last month. David Shaneyfelt on behalf of his son, Mike, a student at St. Augustine Academy in Ventura asked the SPUSD Board to allow him and any other students at St. Augustine who wished to play sports and live in Santa Paula, to be allowed to participate in Santa Paula High School's sports program....
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  • On line petition seeking to overturn SPUSD Board action
    published on Fri, 08 May 2015 03:00:00 GMT
    A movement has started on Facebook to convince the Santa Paula Unified School District Board to reconsider an action taken last month. David Shaneyfelt on behalf of his son, Mike, a student at St. Augustine Academy in Ventura asked the SPUSD Board to allow him and any other students at St. Augustine who wished to play sports and live in Santa Paula, to be allowed to participate in Santa Paula High School's sports program....
  • Mildren K. (Finnegan) Snowden
    published on Tue, 05 May 2015 20:35:12 GMT
    Ventura, California- Mildred Kathryn Snowden, passed away peacefully at her home in Ventura, California, on Monday, April 27, 2015. Mildred was born on August 3, 1915 in Louisville, New York, daughter of Albert and Margaret Finnegan....
  • Patagonia Film Illustrates Brands Growing Activism
    published on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT
    Patagonia released The Fisherman's Son, a new 30-minute film chronicling a Chilean's struggle to preserve his favorite local surfing spot, as part of its own broadening environmental activism. When one of Chile's most iconic surf spots and his home break of Punta de Lobos came under the threat of commercial development, Ramon Navarro turned his platform as a surfer into a campaign to protect a place critical to his sport and near to his heart....

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