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Pro-Israeli demonstrators gather at the intersection of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Westlake Boulevard in Thousand Oaks on Nov. 12, 2023, to honor late protester Paul Kessler. Photo credit: The Editorial Board.

Ventura County mourns the death of Jewish protester Paul Kessler

By The Editorial Board November 15, 2023

On Sunday, Nov. 12, over 300 pro-Israeli demonstrators lined the intersection of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Westlake Boulevard after local Jewish resident Paul Kessler died from complications of a protest...

Image Courtesy of VCCCD photo archive. Photo credit: Clepsy Hernandez

Moorpark College announces plans for classes to remain online until mid February

By Jane Walgren January 21, 2022
After two weeks of courses being fully online, Moorpark College has announced that remote learning will remain in place until Feb. 14.
The Quality Inn & Suites sign and office building is slowly transformed into a new shelter on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. This location will serve as the citys new permanent homeless shelter. Photo credit: Christina Mehr

Thousand Oaks takes steps to open its first permanent homeless shelter

By Christina Mehr December 26, 2021
The city discussed plans to open their first time shelter in Thousand Oaks at the Quality Inn and Suites. The board collaborated with local developers, property owners and operators to help find an ideal location for the shelter.
Trash and furniture is shown in an empty parking lot that used to be Armstrong Garden in Thousand Oaks on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Photo credit: Christina Mehr

Thousand Oaks addresses local homeless humanitarian crisis

By Christina Mehr November 24, 2021
The Thousand Oaks community is impacted by the homeless humanitarian crisis which can be caused by a number of things such as poverty, illness, and drug use.
Thousand Oaks man lights two homeless citizens on fire

Thousand Oaks man lights two homeless citizens on fire

By Rachel Franklin November 16, 2021
Ventura County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for Thousand Oaks transient Robert Burn, who is suspected of lighting two other transients on fire while they were inside a tent.
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Reign of Terror haunted house returned this Halloween season to Thousand Oaks

By Hannah Rios November 11, 2021
The Reign of Terror, Thousand Oaks's premier walk-through haunted house located at the Janss Mall has just closed for the 2022 Halloween season.
Vintage cars are shown at the Thousand Oaks Rotary Fairs Car Show on Sunday, Oct. 17th. The show had various models and makes of many vintage and antique cars. Photo credit: Christina Mehr

29th annual Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair brings the community together

By Christina Mehr November 2, 2021
After being canceled the year prior because of COVID-19 restrictions, the 29th Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair made its way back to the street for a day full of family, friends and fun.
3.6 Magnitude earthquake rattles Thousand Oaks area

3.6 Magnitude earthquake rattles Thousand Oaks area

By Christina Mehr September 16, 2021
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake took place around 7:59 On Monday morning in NNW of Thousand Oaks. Many people in the surrounding area were awoken by the shaking.
Leah Orly and Gali Reuben show their support for Israel at a protest in Agoura Hills, CA. on Sunday, May 23, 2021. The protest was to demonstrate support for Israel after the May 21 ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

Pro-Palestine and pro-Israel rallies held on Thousand Oaks Blvd as protesters call for continued peace amid Israel-Hamas ceasefire

By Ryan Bough May 26, 2021
On the intersection of Thousand Oaks Blvd and Westlake Blvd, cries for justice for what the protesters called a ‘Palestinian genocide’ echoed down the streets. On the opposite side of town at the corner of Thousand Oaks Blvd and Kanan Rd, there were also cries; cries for peace and to stop hate.
Photo by Janeene Nagaoka, courtesy of the VCCCD photo archive

Oxnard College hosts civil rights activist Angela Davis for a virtual conversation on social justice

By Marissa Roberts May 17, 2021
Oxnard College's Associated Student Government hosted civil rights activist Angela Davis, PhD for a live-streamed conversation on Wednesday night about the abolition of prisons, the prison-industrial complex and the police, the importance of ethnic studies and the Black Lives Matter movement. Over 500 people logged on via Zoom and Youtube to watch and ask questions.
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Johnson & Johnson vaccine halted in the US due to rare blood-clotting side effect

By Ryan Bough April 15, 2021
A federal advisory committee has ruled that the halt on the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will continue until more data is available on severe blood clot side effects.
The Underwood Family Farm barn is decorated for Easter on March 27, 2021, in Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: Mikayla Gay

Underwood Family Farms ‘Springtime on the Farm’ event brings Easter joy to the community

By Mikayla Gay April 14, 2021
This spring, families had the opportunity to attend Springtime on the Farm at Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark, from March 20 to April 11. Due to COVID-19, this spring on the farm was different than the rest.
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