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July 12, 1997 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
High school students at Viewpoint School in Calabasas and three other secondary schools are blazing a new trail in the Habitat for Humanity effort. As a group, they are the first California students to undertake the task of fund-raising and coordinating the building of a new home for a low-income family and the first to completely adopt a home in the Ventura County chapter of the charity.
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July 12, 1997 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
High school students at Viewpoint School in Calabasas and three other secondary schools are blazing a new trail in the Habitat for Humanity effort. As a group, they are the first California students to undertake the task of fund-raising and coordinating the building of a new home for a low-income family and the first to completely adopt a home in the Ventura County chapter of the charity.
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October 9, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A former Air Force purchasing clerk has pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges of funneling prescription drugs from a military base in El Segundo to Hells Angels associates in Ventura. In his plea, Joshua Adams, 23, admitted that he took more than $50,000 in property from the federal government. Adams is one of 16 defendants charged in a sweeping grand jury indictment that accuses Hells Angels members and associates of selling drugs to high school students in Ventura and Ojai.
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June 24, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
The ex-wife of Hells Angels leader George Christie Jr. pleaded not guilty Friday in Ventura County Superior Court to 19 criminal charges in a broad drug-and-racketeering case involving her former husband. Cheryl Christie, 54, denied being a co-conspirator in an alleged narcotics ring accused of stealing prescription drugs from an Air Force base and selling them to high school students in Ventura and Ojai.
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June 29, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
The ex-wife of Hells Angels leader George Christie Jr. was released from jail Thursday morning after spending four months in custody over drug-and-racketeering allegations involving the infamous biker gang. Cheryl Christie, 54, posted $100,000 bail after a judge ruled that the money had come from a legitimate source.
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March 12, 1996 | MIGUEL HELFT
More than 500 high school students from Ventura and Santa Barbara counties will have a chance Wednesday to try on hazardous materials suits, get a close look at oil field equipment and meet a dog that sniffs out drugs for the oil industry. These are some of the activities planned for Energy Day '96 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, an event organized by the American Petroleum Institute, an oil producers industry group. "We want to let students know about our industry," said Bob Peterson of API.
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March 14, 1996 | MIGUEL HELFT
For some, it was a way to get a day off from school. For others, such as 18-year-old Dara Greaney, a senior at St. Bonaventure High School, it was an opportunity to learn about the energy industry. "This is kind of cool," said Greaney, who was trying on a portable breathing machine used in cleanups of hazardous materials. But "it takes awhile to get used to it."
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May 28, 1991 | GARY GORMAN
A Ventura County judge and two teachers will be honored today for their work on the county's mock trial competition for high school students. The Ventura County Trial Lawyers Assn. and the Ventura County Bar Assn. will present Liberty Bell awards to Superior Court Judge Steven Z. Perren; Mary Ellen Mays, coach of the Thousand Oaks High School mock trial team, and Patrick Forrest, who coaches the team at Adolfo Camarillo High School in Camarillo.
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November 27, 1992 | KAY SAILLANT
Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks has received a $714,138 federal grant to encourage disadvantaged high school students to obtain a degree in mathematics or science. The money will be used to pay for 50 high school students from Ventura and Los Angeles counties to attend a six-week residential program at the private university starting in June, school officials said.
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