OHS AFJROTC cadets place first in St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Military students are marching.The Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Oxnard High School won first place in the Ventura St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 15, 2014. The color guard, saber team, and rifle team marched proudly and performed admirably in front of the judges and the hometown crowd. Cadets were led by Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Richard [...]

OHS Air Force JROTC marches in Christmas Parade

Banner before the March.50 cadets from Oxnard High School's Air Force Junior ROTC Program marched proudly in the Oxnard Christmas Parade on December 7, 2013. They were led by their Commander, Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Richard Olivares and the Performance Team Commander, Cadet Second Lieutenant Alexa Hernandez. The brains behind the operation was Cadet Captain Joseph Navarro, who planned [...]

Frontier teen works to turn life around

Boy is posing for photo.

Joseph Navarro’s life took a detour three years ago when the 18-year-old Ventura resident was thrown out of Oxnard High School as a freshman for getting caught with a marijuana pipe. Trouble was nothing new for Navarro, a touted amateur boxer, who’d been stabbed, arrested for grand theft auto and had his life upended by […]