Four locals bring home division titles

Adrian Herrera holds his opponent.

No longer rivals in the same weight class, seniors Andrew Gonzalez and Matt Hickman met at the top of the CIF-SS Coastal Division individual wrestling championships Saturday evening. Gonzalez, from Oxnard High, won the 145-pound title with a 7-4 decision in the final while Hickman, from Camarillo High, dominated the 152-pound division, including an 11-3 […]

Latino Leadership Award winners announced

Nine Ventura County educators are slated to be recognized by El Concilio Family Services on March 26 at its 22nd Annual Latino Leadership Awards dinner at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. Yvonne Gutierrez, executive director, said the awardees include a retired migrant education specialist, a retired school teacher who still motivates young people through a […]

Rain doesn’t dampen Clash of the Tritons

The band is playing on the stage.

Although Friday night’s rain was blamed for the smaller than anticipated turnout for the battle of the bands competition, dubbed Clash of the Tritons, at Pacifica High School’s Performing Arts Center, it didn’t dampen the spirits or enthusiasm of some 60 student volunteers or event organizer Joni Papay. “This concert personifies what the Cascade Project […]