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  1. High school bans sales of 'offensive' Chick-fil-A chicken sandwichesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Call it a classic case of political correctness and liberalism run amok. On Friday, Fox News' Todd Starnes reported that California's Ventura High School prohibited a local football booster club from selling Chick-fil-A sandwiches at a "back-to-school" event.

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  2. Calif. High School Rejects Chick-fil-A Donation Over Antigay StanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Advocate

    Students at Ventura High School in California won't be eating "mor chikin" anytime soon, as the school's principal banned fast-food chain Chick-fil-A from the campus over the company's connection to antigay causes. A Ventura location of the Atlanta-based chain had planned to donate some 200 sandwiches and wraps to Ventura High's football booster club for a back-to-school fundraiser the group held Wednesday, but principal Val Wyatt said the company's donations to antigay causes could offend parents and students, according to Los Angeles TV station KCAL .

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  3. Ventura Man Assaulted At Park, Listed In Critical ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    According to the Ventura Police Department, Armando Mendez, a Ventura transient, was charged for assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a billy club and possession of a switchblade knife. Officers were sent to the 600 block of East Santa Clara Street just after 3:00 p.m., after witnesses called 911 and reported two men who were involved in a physical altercation.

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  4. Mini Bat Attack Leaves Man Critically HurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Los Angeles

    A 37-year-old vagrant struck a man in the head with a mini bat, critically injuring him, during an argument at a Ventura park Saturday afternoon, police said. The suspect, Armando Mendez, and the victim, 45-year-old vagrant John Chavez, were with a group of people at Plaza Park at 600 E. Santa Clara St. about 3 p.m. when the two got into an argument, Ventura police said.

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  5. High School Students Prohibited From Selling Chick-Fil-A To Raise...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Right Wing News

    A high school in Ventura County is refusing to allow students to sell a popular Chick-Fil-A sandwich on campus because someone might get offended due to the chain's owners' opposition to gay marriage. The booster club had intended to raise $1,600 for the football team by selling 200 sandwiches, that would be donated by a local Chick-fil-A.

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  6. Review: Conviction at the Rubicon TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... ds. The play, alas, does not. Conviction runs through Sunday, September 28 at the Rubicon Theatre (1006 E. Main St., Ventura). Call (805) 667-2900, or visit rubicontheatre.org for tickets and info.

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  7. Board chairman for Santa Paula's Limoneira Co. dies [Ventura County Star, Calif. :: ]Read the original story

    Saturday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    (Ventura County Star (CA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 13--SANTA PAULA, Calif. -- Alan Teague, a civic-minded community leader in Santa Paula and chairman of the board of Limoneira Co., has died after suffering a stroke. Teague was 76 years old. ...

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  8. CA School Bans Chick-fil-A FundraiserRead the original story

    Saturday | Alphecca

    A California high school principal has banned the football booster club from selling Chick-fil-A sandwiches during a back-to-school night fundraiser because she disagrees about gay marriage with the president of the Atlanta-based fast food chain. The principal who outlawed Chick-fil-A sandwiches is Val Wyatt of Ventura High School in the coastal town of Ventura, Calif.

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  9. Chick-Fil-A Banned fromDonating Food to School EventRead the original story

    Friday | Lucianne.com

    A high school football booster club in Ventura was prohibited from selling Chick-fil-A sandwiches at its back-to-school night event because the principal didn't like the restaurant owner's position on gay marriage, according to CBS Los Angeles. Val Wyatt, principal of Ventura High School, was quoted in the Ventura County Star as stating, "With their political stance on gay rights and because the students of Ventura High School and their parents would be at the event, I didn't want them on campus."

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  10. High School Principal Outlaws Chick-fil-A Sandwiches Over Gay RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Caller

    A California high school principal has banned the football booster club from selling Chick-fil-A sandwiches during a back-to-school night fundraiser because she disagrees about gay marriage with the president of the Atlanta-based fast food chain. The principal who outlawed Chick-fil-A sandwiches is Val Wyatt of Ventura High School in the coastal town of Ventura, Calif.

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  11. California's Ventura High School Scraps Chick-Fil-A From Fundraiser,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Switched

    Ventura High School Football Principal Val Wyatt said that she wanted to keep outside organizations from selling or advertising during the Sept. 10 event, according to the Ventura County Star, but also referenced the 2012 media firestorm which erupted after Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy confirmed his company's support of the " biblical definition of the family unit " in 2012.

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  12. 2015 Yamaha SR400 - First Ride ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | RiderMagazine.com

    ... again. Freeway commuting may not be the SR400's forte, but bopping around town, especially a seaside surf town like Ventura, California, where I live, sure is. Short, narrow and just 382 pounds full of gas, the SR is blessed with feather-light ...

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  13. 101 at Lindero Canyond Road Scheduled to Be Closed This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Patch.com

    All lanes of the northbound Ventura Freeway will be closed at Lindero Canyon Road tomorrow and Friday from midnight to 5 a.m., Caltrans announced today.

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  14. Chick-Fil-A Banned from Donating Food to School EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Breitbart.com

    A high school football booster club in Ventura was prohibited from selling Chick-fil-A sandwiches at its back-to-school night event because the principal didn't like the restaurant owner's position on gay marriage, according to CBS Los Angeles. Val Wyatt, principal of Ventura High School, was quoted in the Ventura County Star as stating, "With their political stance on gay rights and because the students of Ventura High School and their parents would be at the event, I didn't want them on campus."

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  15. 2.5 Quake Hits Near VenturaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | NBC Los Angeles

    At least three people reported to USGS that they felt the quake from Ventura to Santa Paula, about 12 miles away.

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  16. Chick-fil-A Banned From Ventura High School Campus Over Stand On Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | CBS Local

    A Ventura County high school principal has barred a booster club from selling a popular fast food sandwich on campus because of the chain's position on gay marriage. Ventura High School Principal Val Wyatt told the Ventura County Star the football booster club could not sell Chick-fil-A sandwiches at Wednesday's back-to-school night because the restaurant's beliefs could offend some students and their parents.

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  17. Eastside Library to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Noozhawk

    ... the contributions of Hispanic people to life of the community in the counties of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. Several of the historical photos are available for viewing at the Online Archive of California. The Library of Congress ...

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  18. Slump in new business starts focus of jobs summitRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Pacific Business Times

    Despite the buzz being generated about startups in downtown Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo, it is a shortage of new business starts that's slowing America's recovery. That's was the view from Mike Soules, CEO of Corwin Management, a unit of Thousand Oaks-based Sage Publications.

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  19. Cargo Data offering Wal-Mart-approved temperature recordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Packer

    The recorder has been approved for temperature controlled shipments to all U.S. distribution centers of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., in Bentonville, Ark., according to a news release from the Ventura, Calif.-based Cargo Data. The automated temperature monitoring system saves users time and money and helps reduce risk of hidden shrink, according to the release.

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  20. Picks of the Week - HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Ventura County Reporter

    ... Outrigger, paddleboard races and a beer garden, plus live entertainment from local rock bands. Shoreline Drive, Ventura. For more information, visit www.alohabeachfestival.us . HEROES Through Oct. 12. Santa Paula Theater Center presents this play ...

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