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  • PTS Furniture and Lee Industries host month-long donation drive for FOOD Share
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:32:06 GMT
    PRLog - July 2, 2015 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Following its tradition of giving back to the community, PTS Furniture has teamed up with Lee Industries by adding additional incentives for its customers to shop, while giving a portion of the proceeds to Ventura County's regional food bank, FOOD Share....
  • UC sells ag land in Ventura to South Coast homebuilder, proceeds could help fund new research center
    published on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:22:04 GMT
    The roughly 36-acre parcel located at the southeast corner of Saticoy Avenue and Telegraph road was sold to Williams Homes - the top bidder for the land - and comes with entitlements to build a new residential neighborhood. A Santa Clarita-based homebuilder and developer has purchased a large chunk of agricultural land in the city of Ventura for $13.1 million....
  • SPUSD school board honors student board member and retirees
    published on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 03:00:00 GMT
    Senior Bailey Van Buren, who has served as the student representative on the Santa Paula Unified School District board for two years, was honored at last week's board meeting. Board member Kelsey Stewart had high praise for Van Buren....
  • Public Service Workers on Supreme Court Grant of Cert in Friedrichs v....
    published on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:54:57 GMT
    NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia, AFT President Randi Weingarten, CTA President Eric C. Heins, AFSCME President Lee Saunders, and SEIU President Mary Kay Henry comment on today's action by the U.S. Supreme Court granting cert to Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association....
  • Baltimore's homeless: out of sight, out of mind?
    published on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:40:00 GMT
    On a recent morning, the city of Baltimore once again tried to shut the poor out of our minds and drive them from the mainstream of our society - in this case, from the verge of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, where homeless folks were taking refuge from the elements and finding comfort in a small community. City employees from the police, public works and law departments and from the Mayor's Office of Human Services spent thousands of dollars to discard the tents and meager belongings of fol...
  • Ernest 'Porf' Villalpando of Carpinteria, 1932-2015
    published on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:50:39 GMT
    Porf Villalpando was known for his sense of humor, love of financial wheeling and dealing, presence in the Carpinteria community, unwavering Catholic faith and love for his family. Ernest "Porf" Villalpando, a longtime Carpinteria resident and local businessman, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Ventura, California....
  • Wyle talks aliens, animals as end of 'Falling Skies' nears
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:46:31 GMT
    At his Santa Barbara-area ranch, Wyle has been happily surrounded by his wife, actress Sara Wells; his son and daughter; and rescue animals, including a pair of miniature horses that, as the former "ER" star puts it, "do nothing but stand there and look cute." "I have sort of a love ranch....
  • York City kindergartner expelled after bringing Taser to school
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:46:20 GMT
    The student's expulsion will last 45 days once school resumes in August and will include homebound instruction and professional counseling. District Police Chief Michael Muldrow said he does not know how the child got his or her hands on the weapon, but it came from outside the school....
  • Blood Assurance is Giving Donors a Chance to Meet Peyton Manning
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:12:44 GMT
    With the need for O-blood types spiking Blood Assurance is getting creative. Everyone who donates blood by Friday will get a chance to meet Peyton Manning....
  • San Juan College evaluating academic changes to outdoor leadership program
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:57:17 GMT
    A San Juan College student practices mountain bike handling skills in 2009 in Moab, Utah, as part of the school's Outdoor Leadership, Education and Recreation program. Participants are seen practicing paddling techniques in this 2014 photo during a whitewater kayak class for the San Juan College Outdoor Leadership, Education and Recreation program on the Animas River in Durango, Colo....
  • Royer's Flowers donates $2,000 to the Feel Your Boobies Foundation
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:50:37 GMT
    Lebanon-based Royer's Flowers & Gifts has donated $2,000 to the Feel Your Boobies Foundation. Pictured are, from left, Barry Spengler, vice president of operations, Royer's Flowers; Leigh Hurst, founder/president, Feel Your Boobies Foundation; and Tom Royer, senior vice president, Royer's Flowers.The donation reflects proceeds from the sale of Royer's Power of Pink bouquet, which is available year-round....
  • Community Calendar: Friday, June 26
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:45:11 GMT
    Deming Elks Lodge 2750 hosts smoke-free Bingo at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at 3401 Raymond Reed Blvd. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with early-bird Bingo at 6 p.m. Over half the games pay $125 or more, and there is a progressive call game worth $500. Fifty numbers will be called for the $500....
  • Silver volleyball team concludes camp
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:34:46 GMT
    Courtesy Photo The Silver HIgh volleyball team hosted its first youth camp and it drew 56 participants. The camp ended Thursday....
  • TEA asks judge for injunction
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:16:03 GMT
    The Thompson Education Association is asking a judge to prohibit the school board from making any changes to the expiring teacher's contract until arbitration on the two failed teacher's contracts is finished....
  • CASD administrator to take plea agreement on DUI charge
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:12:50 GMT
    CHAMBERSBURG >> Chambersburg School District Assistant Superintendent Billy Hodge waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday on a charge of driving under the influence and agreed to take a plea agreement during the afternoon court session on July 8, according to court documents. Hodge was charged after police said they stopped him and found him to have a .215 blood alcohol concentration around 9:44 p.m. May 22. Hodge was stopped in the 11000 block of Anthony Highway, because he was making "jerking mov...
  • Great weather greets runners for Prairie Punisher 5K/10K race
    published on Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:50:53 GMT
    Alec Wilcox, Davis Haggard, James Steerman, and Matt Snyder take off at the starting line for the 2015 Prairie Punisher held on Saturday, June 20 at Willow Creek Park. Good weather greeted the runners for the event....
  • Robert (Bob) Keller
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:04:09 GMT
    Robert David Keller was born in Los Angeles, CA to Rena and Max Keller. He was a "surprise" child, born 9 years after his only sibling, Lois....
  • Comedians to step into Warped Tour spotlight
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:37:11 GMT
    Singer Travis Hawley of Night Riots performs onstage at Seaside Park on June 21, 2015 in Ventura, California as part of Vans Warped Tour. Fans cheer as the band Dangerkids performs on Saturday, June 14, 2014, during the Vans Warped Tour at the AT&T Center parking lot in San Antonio....
  • Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County Names WIB Award Winners
    published on Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:35:44 GMT
    The 2015 WIB Awards were presented at the annual meeting of the Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County on June 18 at the Ventura County Office of Education. PRLog - June 23, 2015 - VENTURA, Calif....
  • St. Louis Doctor needs your VOTE today
    published on Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:36:52 GMT
    Dr. Nick Stahlschmidt of St. Louis is one of 20 finalists from across the country competing to have their student loan debt fully forgiven through Social Finance, Inc. , a lender that specializes in refinancing student loans. A 2011 graduate of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Stahlschmidt completed his family medicine residency training in Ventura, Calif., in June of 2014....