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Make a pecan pie for the holidays?

Make a pecan pie for the holidays?

Recipe By Maite Gomez-Rejon  From Maite Gomez-Rejon  of  ArtBites.  Bon Appetit!           Pecan Pie Pecan pie is a twentieth century invention inspired by traditional sugar pies and sweet nut confections. It may have first been created in Texas by German Settlers trying to recreate the European nusstorte. For the pie crust: 6 […]

The “Spirit” of the Season – Football meets the Holidays

The “Spirit” of the Season – Football meets the Holidays

By Daniel Gelman The most exciting part of football season is upon us. Interestingly it always coincides with one of our most exciting spiritual seasons. When the two combine in the form of sportsmanship, teamwork, and self-sacrifice, the joy is compounded. Nordhoff High School of Ojai represented the county at the highest level. Oaks Christian […]

Special Oxnard meeting on Ethics tonight- yes, ETHICS!

Special Oxnard meeting on Ethics tonight- yes, ETHICS!

By Larry Stein Editor’s note: Oxnard residents and officials are disturbed by past ethics violations. The current City Council has resolved to do something about it. One of those things was ethics training, for which they hired  a consultant to help them with. Then, the idea to involve the public in the process was raised, […]

2016 Choices?

2016 Choices?

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School Common Core California opt-out debut held 11-6-13

School Common Core California opt-out debut held 11-6-13

By Debra Tash & George Miller     A forum on the new de facto national Common Core Standards and curriculum was held at Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park on November 6th, 2013, to explain WHY it’s desirable to “opt-out” of Common Core “data mining,” and HOW to do it. A previous debate in June […]

U.S. Rep. Brownley observes Veterans Day by honoring Ventura County veterans

U.S. Rep. Brownley observes Veterans Day by honoring Ventura County veterans

Press Release OFFICE OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JULIA BROWNLEY For Planning Purposes Friday November 8, health 2013 Contact: Andrew Postal (202) 225- 5811   ***MEDIA ADVISORY***   BROWNLEY OBSERVES VETERANS DAY BY HONORING VENTURA COUNTY VETERANS   OXNARD, CA—On Monday, November 11, 2013, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will observe Veterans Day by honoring local service […]

Who really won?

Who really won?

Viewpoint- Guest Editorial By Dennis Brown As usual, the chattering class got it wrong.  The common wisdom is that the government shutdown was a disaster for the Tea Party. It damaged their brand. They surrendered. People hate them. Their influence in the Republican Party has deteriorated.  But look a little deeper.  After the second election […]

Dealing with Obamacare fines

Dealing with Obamacare fines

Viewpoint- Cartoon By Steve Bowers

Sacramento is a scary place for taxpayers and not just on Halloween

Sacramento is a scary place for taxpayers and not just on Halloween

Press Release HJTA releases 2013 Legislative Report Card Record-tying number of legislators (79) flunk; only 25 score an “A” Sacramento, stomach CA – HJTA has released its 2013 Legislative Report Card.  HJTA’s scorecard is intended as a tool to help struggling California taxpayers hold legislators of both parties accountable.  Of the 120 members of the […]

Response to Letter in The VC Star

Response to Letter in The VC Star

Viewpoint By Debra Tash Sent 10-31-13 To Mike Craft, pilule Editor, buy Ventura County Star Subject: LETTER TO THE EDITOR – REPLY – Ray Holm letter to Editor – Please open As one of the principals at Citizens Journal, and now its Editor in-Chief, I feel as well-intentioned as Mr. Holm’s recent comments in The […]