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Santa Barbara, CA | Teacher’s Fund “Back-To-School” Supplies Drive Will Send $62,000 To Local Classrooms

Santa Barbara, CA | Teacher’s Fund “Back-To-School” Supplies Drive Will Send $62,000 To Local Classrooms

SANTA BARBARA, California, September 22, 2021 – Santa Barbara-area teachers welcoming students back to their classroom this fall will do so buoyed by over $62,000 raised by the local non-profit Teacher’s Fund. This year’s annual Back-to-School Drive was especially meaningful – and needed – as teachers bought new tools, learning materials and otherwise equipped their classrooms […]

Public Works Leaders Meet In St. Louis, August 29-September 1, 2021

Public Works Leaders Meet In St. Louis, August 29-September 1, 2021

Kansas City, Mo. – The most comprehensive gathering of public works officials, educational workshops and exhibits in all of North America will take place at the American Public Works Association’s upcoming PWX (Public Works Expo) at the America’s Center in St. Louis, Mo., August 29 through September 1. More than 2,500 public works professionals are expected to […]

St. John’s Regional Medical Center to Host Third Annual Cardiac Symposium

St. John’s Regional Medical Center to Host Third Annual Cardiac Symposium

St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a Dignity Health hospital, is pleased to host the 3nd Annual Cardiac Symposium: Heart Disease Meets Stroke. Community members are invited to meet the region’s top cardiac and stroke specialists and learn about advances in cardiac and stroke care. This heart and stroke event will be held on Saturday, […]

Unveiling of Westpark’s “Lion Bench”

Unveiling of Westpark’s “Lion Bench”

The City of Ventura’s Parks, Recreation & Community Partnerships department cordially invites the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil Westpark’s new Lion Bench on Wednesday, October 11, at noon, at the Westpark Community Center located at 450 West Harrison Street.  This bench, generously donated by The Ventura Downtown Lion’s Club, will complement the Lion […]

Round 2: Conejo School Board votes to accept controversial book in curriculum- and next?

Round 2: Conejo School Board votes to accept controversial book in curriculum- and next?

By George Miller Background For months, a controversy has swirled about on whether the Conejo Unified School District (most Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and vicinity public schools) should accept “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie in its core curriculum for 9th grade students. Books are then selected for the classroom at teachers’ […]

Ventura County Ag Summit: Mark your calendar – September 11th and 12th