Rio Mesa to hold open house

Rio Mesa High School will hold an open house and showcase Tuesday. The event will include performances in the quad from 5 to 6 p.m. at the campus, 545 Central Ave. in Oxnard. A meeting will be held from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. in the gym, highlighting some of the school’s programs. Then, classroom visits […]

Airborne history

After the recent release of “Red Tails,” the 20th Century Fox film produced by George Lucas, the story of the only African American pilots during the second world war has caught the public’s interest. The Tuskegee Airmen, so named for their training ground in Tuskegee, Ala., “included pilots, navigators, bombardiers, maintenance and support staff, instructors […]

Rio Mesa’s league dominance dates back to Clinton presidency

The Spartans have ruled the Pacific View League longer than the Roman Empire reign.All roads lead to Rome, but to rule the pool, one must go through Rio Mesa High boys’ swim team. Since the formation of the Pacific View, Rio Mesa has never lost a league meet. When the Spartans’ streak of 78 straight […]

Spartans make hoops history

Rio Mesa High School senior captain Riley Abraham, center, is mobbed by classmates after the Spartan girls’ basketball team beat West Torrance 49-47 in overtime during last weekend’s CIF-Southern Section Division 3AAA semifinals. With the win, Rio Mesa advanced to its first section hoops final in program history. The Spartans, co-champions of the Pacific View […]