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The People’s Throb

By Gary L. Harbour Donald Trump lost California’s vote by about half. After being in office for eight months, how do you think Californians view our new president’s progress? Joey Jonaitis, 50 Port Hueneme, CA “Thinking Californians have fear, some justified, some not justified. Has hate and anger been around before Trump? I think yes. I didn’t vote for him, but surely think he can’t be at the crux of all t ...

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Rick Najera to deliver keynote speech at Cabrillo Anniversary Gala

VENTURA - Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation will present keynote speaker Rick Najera at its 35th Anniversary Gala celebration from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, at The Tower Club, 300 E. Esplanade Dr., Oxnard. The evening will begin with cocktails at 5:30 p.m., kicking off the silent auction. The dinner and program will begin at 6:30 p.m., featuring keynote speaker Rick Najera, named one of ...

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Ventura College and Bellevue University Establish Transfer Agreement

Ventura, Calif. – The Ventura County Community College District and Ventura College have established a transfer agreement with Bellevue University, a non-profit higher education institution with more than 50,000 graduates worldwide. The agreement grants Ventura College students, who meet the qualifying criteria, guaranteed admission into Bellevue University’s online bachelor’s degree programs. It also inclu ...

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2017 VC Fair Ends 12 Days of Fun

VENTURA, CA – The Ventura County Fair is proud to report another successful fair. Celebrating the diverse traditions of Ventura County, the 142nd edition, “Rooted in Tradition” closed with success in all categories. Visitors came from near and far to enjoy the 12-day run, August 2 through August 13. The Ventura County Fair’s mission is to preserve, promote, and showcase agriculture and the traditions of Ven ...

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VC Board of Supervisors Recognize Partnership between Oxnard College and County of Ventura Fleet Operations

Oxnard, Calif. — During its public meeting Tuesday, August 1, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors recognized the partnership between Oxnard College and the County of Ventura Fleet Operations Department for the Oxnard College Automotive Department. Following a brief presentation on the history of the program by County of Ventura General Services Agency Director David Sasek, Supervisor John C. Zaragoza, C ...

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Prohibited gang members arrested for possession of a loaded shotgun and handgun

Oxnard, CA -- On August 21, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department Gang Unit (Special Enforcement Unit) were conducting uniform gang enforcement in the area of Fir St and “N” St. The officers attempted to stop the vehicle in this area for a traffic violation and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The vehicle eventually stopped and the right front passenger, Victor Aguirre, ran f ...

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4H Youth Affected by Tetrasomy 18p Brings Market Goat to Auction 14-year-old Raises $31K at Ventura County Fair for Clinical Research

On August 12, 2017, at the Ventura County Fair, Amelia Gallardo is a special child. She has a rare chromosome 18 abnormality known as Tetrasomy 18p, born with 47 chromosomes instead of 46, which is the typical number. The 14 year old, about to enter Moorpark High School, raised a market goat with Somis 4H for the Ventura County Fair. Her summer memories will include her exciting day at the Ventura County Fa ...

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Kns Rockstar rocks Ventura County Fair with “I’m Not Built To Break” School Tour Music Showcase

Ventura, CA – Key-i and Silky from the group KNS Rockstar shut the fair down on all four of their dates, drawing people from 3-years-old to 70-years-old to the stage each day to have a great time. They even had a 90-year-old wanting to take autograph! “We were so awesome that the fair tried to book us for night gigs which the fair never asks anyone to do,” said KNS Rockstar. “We have a new school tour calle ...

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Larry Stein WINS BIG at the Ventura County Fair

Ventura, CA – On July 27, through August 1, 2017, the Ventura County Fair’s Agriculture & Natural Resources Department held their annual competitions at the fair. Larry Stein, an active member in the community, ponied up to the challenge. “This is the first year I’ve competed in both pumpkin and squash, but not the first year I created agriculture,” said Stein. “I’ve earned other ribbons in agriculture ...

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