Home » Archives by category » Feature (Page 167)

Warning: Using Club Member Volunteers for Winery work may cost you $$$$ and your business

Warning: Using Club Member Volunteers for Winery work may cost you $$$$ and your business

Westover Vineyards Castro Valley was forced to close after being hit with more than $100, try 000 in fines by the Department of Industrial Relations. Last July, state investigators visited Westover Vineyards and immediately put owner Bill Smythe on notice that he was in violation of California’s minimum-wage law and wage-reporting requirements. He was then slapped […]

Two officers on their beat–Rover and his partner Officer Rodriguez

Two officers on their beat–Rover and his partner Officer Rodriguez

From the Ventura Police Department K9 Unit’s Facebook Page: “Some of you may have seen them driving around town last week, but here is our newest K9 team, Officer Rodriguez and K9 Rover on the steps to the Ventura City Hall overlooking downtown Ventura.” You can donate to the K9 program through the National Police […]

Gov. Brown key to 2016 tax measures

Gov. Brown key to 2016 tax measures

Black Friday blow-out at the Ventura County Animal Shelters–Get ’em while you can!

Black Friday blow-out at the Ventura County Animal Shelters–Get ’em while you can!

Black Friday proved very fruitful for all things furry. Animal services is offering a $20 flat fee out the door for their critters this weekend only.  From their Facebook Page: “Friends. Black Friday got off to an exceptional start. 71 animals got adopted today. That’s 37 dogs, 32 cats, and 2 rabbits from our Camarillo […]

Whistleblower Claims Dirty Tactics To Unionize Wal-mart Employees

Whistleblower Claims Dirty Tactics To Unionize Wal-mart Employees

Unions Applaud Executive Action On Immigration

Unions Applaud Executive Action On Immigration

SNL: Schoolhouse rock–I’m a bill, a Congressional bill…

SNL: Schoolhouse rock–I’m a bill, a Congressional bill…

Simi Valley Town Center–Nov. 24th: Artist unveils tribute to local six year old who lost his battle with rare illness

Simi Valley Town Center–Nov. 24th: Artist unveils tribute to local six year old who lost his battle with rare illness

By Cherie Whitaker Artist, Ruth Villa, known for her fanciful sidewalk drawings, was inspired by a young Simi Valley resident, Gavin Fink, whose life was cut short November 17th by a rare illness.  Villa wanted to offer something special to the family. Her gift is her artwork.  Please join in a tribute with Gavin’s parents […]

Newtown Report: Mother, School ‘Appeased’ Lanza

Newtown Report: Mother, School ‘Appeased’ Lanza

Sandy Hook mass shooter Adam Lanza showed signs of severe mental illness throughout his life, online but both his parents and educators repeatedly missed opportunities to address them, according to a new follow-up report published Friday by Connecticut’s Office of Child Advocate. Lanza killed 20 children, six adults, and himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, […]

Pumpkin Pie and E-Verify: Local Company Purges Unauthorized Workers

Pumpkin Pie and E-Verify: Local Company Purges Unauthorized Workers

Thanksgiving is coming, site and it’s weighing on my conscience. Part of my personal code is to never stop renewing my gratitude for being born here. I realize that I won the “citizenship lottery,” so to speak through no merit of my own, but rather that of my grandparents. This fact makes me the envy […]