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Explorer Program wins numerous awards in regional competition

Explorer Program wins numerous awards in regional competition

The Ventura Sheriff’s Office Explorer Program recently competed in the Chandler Arizona Police Department’s Tactical Explorer Competition. Seventy-two Explorers from Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Moorpark, Fillmore, Ojai, and Headquarters competed throughout the weekend in events that challenged them both physically and mentally. There was a total of 62 other Explorer posts with more than 600 participants […]

Interview with Brian Figg and Michelle Padilla about Autism Spectrum Disorder

Interview with Brian Figg and Michelle Padilla about Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Retired Military Dogs in Need of Forever Homes–and Air Force Seeks Loving Owners to Adopt Them

Retired Military Dogs in Need of Forever Homes–and Air Force Seeks Loving Owners to Adopt Them

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON While the general public is slowly becoming more aware of the issue of supporting veterans returning from combat zones, there’s one demographic that’s hardly on the radar at all: military working dogs (MWDs). These canines, once dedicated to defending their fellow soldiers, served on the front lines in conflict zones and are in need […]

Homeless Camarillo Man Reunited with Family

Homeless Camarillo Man Reunited with Family

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On December 27, 2019, Project H.O.P.E. successfully reunited a homeless male with his family in Oregon. On December 12, 2019, the Camarillo Police Department was made aware of a homeless encampment at the intersection of Upland Road and Flynn Road. This encampment was hidden in an area managed […]

GREAT STORIES | 22-Year-Old Hunter Rescues 9 Koalas From Victoria Bushfires in Mallacoota

GREAT STORIES | 22-Year-Old Hunter Rescues 9 Koalas From Victoria Bushfires in Mallacoota

BY MICHAEL WING A hunter has saved the lives of numerous koalas in the fire-ravaged forests on the outskirts of Mallacoota in East Gippsland, Australia, where bushfires have raged all week long. Twenty-two-year-old Patrick Boyle has rescued “eight or nine” so far, he says. It started when Boyle ventured out into the fire-ravaged bush and found one koala […]

Train Conductor and Engineer Rescue Cat Freezing to Death From Under the Engine

Train Conductor and Engineer Rescue Cat Freezing to Death From Under the Engine

  BY EMG INSPIRED STAFF Train conductors encounter many strange and tragic situations in their line of duty. Sometimes, they go beyond the call of duty to avert a disaster. This conductor did just that. Brad Slater is a train conductor for the Canadian National Railway Company. With the temperature a freezing -35 degrees Celsius (approx. -31 degrees […]

An Elite Border Patrol Unit That Saves Lives and Fights Crime in the Desert

An Elite Border Patrol Unit That Saves Lives and Fights Crime in the Desert

BY CHARLOTTE CUTHBERTSON IMPERIAL SAND DUNES, Calif.—Adrenaline surged as several agents, part of an elite Border Patrol unit, heard the 911 call on their radios. They leaped up from their lunch break, abandoning freshly served diner food, and rushed out to their vehicles. “People got out of our way pretty quick,” said agent Travis Carter, a […]

Senior Dog Spends 5 Lonely Years in California Shelter, Until Finally Getting Adopted for Christmas

Senior Dog Spends 5 Lonely Years in California Shelter, Until Finally Getting Adopted for Christmas

  BY LOUISE BEVAN A 9-year-old pit bull mix that spent over half his life living alone in a California shelter dog kennel finally got adopted, just in time for Christmas. Seamus spent over 2,000 days in total at the Fresno Bully Rescue in Sanger, California, an organization that specializes in helping “bully breeds” such as pit bulls and boxers […]

Dallas School Bus Driver Saves Up His Own Money to Surprise All His Kids With Christmas Gifts

Dallas School Bus Driver Saves Up His Own Money to Surprise All His Kids With Christmas Gifts

BY BARBARA DANZA, EPOCH TIMES   While school bus drivers are relied upon to ferry around our children and facilitate their safe passage home, they aren’t held in such high esteem as teachers or coaches who help them excel in school or sports. Yet, trusted bus drivers sometimes do stand out, showing a passion and particular […]

‘Ring of Fire’: Last Solar Eclipse of 2019 Will Appear Just After Christmas, Dec 26, and It’s Going to Be Spectacular

‘Ring of Fire’: Last Solar Eclipse of 2019 Will Appear Just After Christmas, Dec 26, and It’s Going to Be Spectacular

    BY MICHAEL WING The last solar eclipse of 2019 will appear right after Christmas and will display a blazing “ring of fire” around its circumference, the result of what is known as an “annular eclipse.” The phenomenon will be visible in parts of the Eastern hemisphere. An annular eclipse, derived from the Latin word meaning ring-shaped, is when […]

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