Rio Mesa competing in Academic WorldQuest national finals

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The Rio Mesa High School Academic WorldQuest team is competing in the national finals for the fifth time since the nationwide contest between high schools began in 2003. The four-member team of seniors Christopher Russell and Daniel Corbett and freshmen Maurico Mendez and Jordan Strang earned the right to represent Southern California after defeating Mission […]

Play puts kids on positive path

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Daniel Diaz, a senior at Oxnard High School, remembers the dark days right after his mother lost her job and their home, and their car had been totaled — twice. “The Boys & Girls Club was like a second home,” he told a crowd gathered Thursday for the It Just Takes One breakfast at the […]