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‘We Suffered And Continue To Suffer’: Simone Biles Fights Back Tears While Testifying At Hearing On Larry Nassar Investigation

‘We Suffered And Continue To Suffer’: Simone Biles Fights Back Tears While Testifying At Hearing On Larry Nassar Investigation

  Sebastian Hughes Two-time Olympic gymnast Simone Biles fought back tears as she testified before the Senate on the FBI’s investigation into former Michigan State and Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. “I blame Larry Nassar and I also blame an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse,” Biles said. “If you allow a predator […]

Sign-Ups Underway For Simi YMCAs’ Free “Safety Around Water” Program; Classes Begin Sept. 13

Sign-Ups Underway For Simi YMCAs’ Free “Safety Around Water” Program; Classes Begin Sept. 13

Thousand Oaks, Calif.—The Simi Valley Family YMCA is signing up kids for “Safety Around Water” (SAW). This one-week program will be held September 13 through 17 at the Simi YMCA. SAW is designed to teach children water safety and basic swimming skills. It is offered at no cost to participants and is open to the […]

Thousand Oaks Resident Raising Funds For BGCCONEJO Via Free Throw Shooting Challenge

Thousand Oaks Resident Raising Funds For BGCCONEJO Via Free Throw Shooting Challenge

Basketball games are often won and lost at the free throw line, the pressure too much for some players.  For new Thousand Oaks resident Richard Crasnick, shooting free throws in his driveway has pressure of its own.  Every make yields a $1 donation to The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley; however, every […]

California Is The 6th Most Dangerous State For Cyclists

California Is The 6th Most Dangerous State For Cyclists

While cycling has grown in popularity in recent years, it has especially boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic as people moved to the outdoors to exercise and looked for alternatives to public transportation. At the same time, cycling has become more dangerous—according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, cycling traffic fatalities increased by 35% from […]

Golfers Hit The Links To Raise Money For Casa Pacifica And Other Charities In The 29th Annual Care For Kids Golf Classic

Golfers Hit The Links To Raise Money For Casa Pacifica And Other Charities In The 29th Annual Care For Kids Golf Classic

Camarillo, CA – The 29th Annual Care for Kids Golf Classic hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Camarillo took place on Monday, July 26th at Spanish Hills Country Club. The sold-out tournament raised funds for Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families and its programs that serve foster and at-risk youth, along with other Rotary Foundation charities. Advanced Motion […]

Outdoor Recreation Contributes 1.8% Of Annual California GDP

Outdoor Recreation Contributes 1.8% Of Annual California GDP

Over the past year, pandemic-related shutdowns inspired Americans to head outdoors to find open, safe places to relax and exercise in record numbers. In 2020, 7.1 million more people headed outdoors, and overall participation in outdoor recreation surpassed 52% for the first time on record, according to the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA). Among the most […]

Oxnard, CA | Mayor And City Councilmembers Welcome Dallas Cowboys Back To Oxnard For 15th Training Camp

Oxnard, CA | Mayor And City Councilmembers Welcome Dallas Cowboys Back To Oxnard For 15th Training Camp

OXNARD, Calif. – Oxnard Mayor John Zaragoza and the City Council welcomed the Dallas Cowboys back to Oxnard for their 15th training camp in Oxnard on Saturday, July 24, 2021. A capacity crowd attended the opening ceremony to welcome the Cowboys back to the West Coast home for America’s team. The City of Oxnard has […]

Hey NFL, Why Not Start Games With The Jewish National Anthem?

Hey NFL, Why Not Start Games With The Jewish National Anthem?

    By Wayne Allyn Root Did you hear the NFL is planning to play the “Black National Anthem” before each football game? This is the most bizarre, insulting, idiotic, ignorant, offensive and most importantly- RACIST- decision in the history of sports. First of all, I didn’t even know there was a “Black National Anthem?” […]

Positive COVID Tests Crush Olympic Dreams

Positive COVID Tests Crush Olympic Dreams

Harry Wilmerding Five U.S. athletes have tested positive for coronavirus prior to the start of the Tokyo Olympics, crushing their dreams of competing in the world’s largest sporting event. U.S. men’s basketball player Bradley Beal tested positive on July 15 which made him unable to travel to Tokyo, USA basketball announced in a tweet. U.S […]

More Companies Plan To Skip Olympic Opening Ceremony Amid Growing COVID Cases

More Companies Plan To Skip Olympic Opening Ceremony Amid Growing COVID Cases

Harry Wilmerding on July 20, 2021 More Japanese companies have decided to skip the Olympic opening ceremony Friday as concerns on whether to hold the Games grow amid a surge in coronavirus cases, Bloomberg reported. Executives from Japanese companies Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp, Fujitsu Ltd and NEC Corp announced Tuesday they would skip the […]