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  • Joan Archer Aldrin, in a 1969 photo, spoke frankly about her life with Buzz Aldrin.
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:45:30 GMT
    They were symbols of feminine poise, perfectly coiffed mainstays of the home front who waved the flag and raised the children while their husbands raced into space. A launch-day photograph of three smiling wives from the Apollo era seemed to say it all: "Proud, Thrilled, Happy" read the signs they held high....
  • Celebrity Chef Reinvents Outdoor Cooking With Fully Equipped Portable Kitchen
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:00:00 GMT
    Chef and co-creator of TBS's "Dinner & A Movie" teaches kids about healthy food & how to cook it. Wanting a portable kitchen for cooking in the garden, Mann found they didn't exist - so he decided to invent one himself....
  • Astronaut's wife Joan Archer Aldrin dies at 84
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 05:03:38 GMT
    In the 1960s, few American women were placed on a higher pedestal than the wives of the nation's astronauts. They were symbols of feminine poise, perfectly coiffed mainstays of the home front who waved the flag and raised the children while their husbands raced into space....
  • All's fair in music and fashion
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:45:48 GMT
    The Ventura County Fair is almost upon us, and this year the musical lineup truly does offer something for everyone. Here's a rundown of who's set to perform and a few fashion tips, just in case you want to look the part....
  • Rubicon's Musical Theatre Intensive to Present West Side Story...
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:40:34 GMT
    Rubicon Theatre, a not-for-profit professional regional theatre company in Ventura, California, announces its production of WEST SIDE STORY , to be performed by the students of the Education Department's MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE, featuring at twenty-one piece orchestra conducted by DANIEL NEWMAN-LESSLER. This production is directed by BRIAN McDONALD, Musical Direction by MIRIAM ARICHEA and choreography is by CAROLANNE MARANO....
  • Connect First Employees help Raise $28,000 in City Impact's 5th Annual Ventura Beachfront Marathon
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:30:00 GMT
    City Impact is an amazing foundation and I am so proud to work for a company that supports the charities that I think are important, letting me live out my passion of running while supporting my community Connect First employees sweated it out for the kids at the 5th annual Ventura Beachfront Marathon in Ventura, Calif. The event was a ringing success, raising over $28,000 to support City Impact in providing services to children, youth and families throughout Ventura Country....
  • Rubicon Theatre Presents HAMLET as Part of 'Fearless Shakespeare Intensive' This Weekend
    published on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 05:19:19 GMT
    Rubicon Theatre, a not-for-profit professional regional theatre company in Ventura, California, announces HAMLET, performed by the students of the Education Department's FEARLESS SHAKESPEARE INTENSIVE. Rubicon Theatre's Department of Education's Fearless Shakespeare youth program takes on Shakespeare's classic tale of revenge, retribution, deception, ambition, loyalty and fate....
  • Summer Blood Supply Boost Needed
    published on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:15:11 GMT
    Recent blood usage has been high, and even though blood donations since the July 4th holiday have been strong, donors are needed to ensure an adequate blood supply the rest of the summer. As a special thank you to our summer blood donors, United Blood Services has partnered with Domino's, to give each volunteer blood donor a certificate for a free 1-topping medium pizza through September 8th....
  • Koo Koo Kanga Roo's summer on the Warped Tour
    published on Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:22:12 GMT
    O ver the past seven years, kiddie dance/rap band Koo Koo Kanga Roo have become Twin Cities favorites. They write hyperactive songs about dinosaurs, fanny packs, and hating sandwich crust - you get the idea....
  • My Kind of Medicine
    published on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:01:35 GMT
    Leo J. Tauber, MD, FACP, who recently celebrated his 99th birthday, can still recall the moment he knew he wanted to become a doctor. He was three years old when a doctor came to his home in New York City to treat him for an illness and at that time, he knew he wanted to become a physician to 'make people well.'...
  • CA: Poll Finds Improved Support for Ventura County Transportation Sales Tax
    published on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:38:05 GMT
    July 20--VENTURA, Calif. -- A new poll shows improved, but less than guaranteed, voter support for a Ventura County transportation sales tax measure if it were placed on the 2016 ballot....
  • Dr. Eric Prestin Stretches the Limits of Spinal Treatment
    published on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:56:52 GMT
    We at Ventura Spine and Disc are excited to now offer this as an option, and I have to say, our non-surgical spinal decompression technology is top notch, while most other technologies being used, don't even come close. Ventura Spine and Disc , which offers specialized services for neck and back pain, recently added Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression to its long list of services....
  • Hiatus: Council has requests for future business to return to
    published on Fri, 03 Jul 2015 03:00:00 GMT
    With the summer hiatus for the City Council members of the panel addressed a few issues at the special meeting held June 22 ranging from the upcoming SOAR vote to the number of public safety responders on disability leave. City Manager Jaime Fontes told the council at the June 22 meeting that a 'matrix of items' is being prepared for future council discussion....
  • Council: SP steps up water conservation as state tightens the tap
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 03:00:00 GMT
    The city is stepping up water conservation as the state continues to tighten the tap with even stricter drought caused mandates according to a report given Monday to the City Council. Interim Public Works Director Brian Yanez updated the council at the June 15 meeting and noted 'The water hotline continues to ring...it's been a good tool,' in locating water wasters and those not abiding by new water use rules....
  • Incoming Aggie qualifies for 2016 Olympic trials
    published on Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:54:09 GMT
    Competing with her club team, the Buenaventura Swim Club, incoming UC Davis freshman Solie Laughlin has qualified for the 2016 United States Olympic Trials in the 200-meter backstroke thanks to her performance at the Los Angeles Invitational on July 10. Laughlin, a native of Ventura, who became the first member of her club to qualify for the trails since 2000, finished ninth overall and won the consolation final with a time of 2:14.87 - just under two seconds clear of the qualifying time and mor...
  • Westside story
    published on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:58:13 GMT
    When Jackie Pearce was 6 years old, her family decided to move to Ventura's Westside, often referred to as the Avenue. It wasn't for financial reasons, Pearce said, though her family was not rich....
  • One year in the life
    published on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:54:29 GMT
    Editor's note: VCReporter's Art Director T Christian Gapen spent countless hours interviewing, conversing and photographing life in real time in Ventura's Westside, also known as the Avenue. After having lived and worked in the area years ago and having once again returned, Gapen began the project known as A Year on The Avenue, inspired by the rich cultural diversity he saw there....
  • Who's on First?
    published on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:54:18 GMT
    With the Major League Baseball All-Star Game happening this week in Ohio, it's officially the middle of summer. Since no one in his or her right mind would want to be in the sweltering Mid-west heat, let's keep it local and catch up on some cooler-climate sports stories....
  • Memory Faith McAdams
    published on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:01:35 GMT
    Memory Faith McAdams, a remarkable, inspiring person beloved by so many, passed away in her sleep June 29 in her home in Ventura. She was the daughter of Yonica McLaren and Brian McAdams....
  • Ojai Valley Land Conservancy and Ventura County Public Works Agency...
    published on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 03:50:47 GMT
    The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy and Ventura County Public Works Agency's Watershed Protection District will collaboratively improve the quality of urban runoff to the Ventura River through a Low Impact Development Retrofit Project at the Ojai Valley Meadows Preserve. To meet state water quality objectives, a portion of the undeveloped parcel at the Ojai Valley Meadows Preserve on South Lomita in Meiners Oaks will be replaced with a bioswale of drought tolerant shrubs, grasses and trees....