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S VOL. XXI The Tri County’s Only Multicultural Newspaper TRI COUNTY ENTRY NO. 45 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 The Bills to Open the Fresh Roasted Concert Series Web Site Publishes Top 25 Scholarships for Women California Beer Festival at Mission Park See Around the Tri-Counties - Page 2A See Education - Page 5A See Community Calendar - Page 12B KNS ROCKSTAR Presents the “Stop Tha Bullying & Youth Violence” School Tour at the VC Alternative Education Summit KNS ROCKSTAR KNS ROCKSTAR, one the tools necessary to proof the hottest R&B hip-hop tect their students’ physical duets in the game, recently and emotional safety. participated in the Ventura “It is important for County Office of Educa- school administration to tion’s Alternative Educa- experience a cool and intion Summit. The group’s novative, yet creative way presentation titled, “Bully- to reach their students ing Awareness,” provided while allowing students to school administrators with KNS, See page 1B Man stabbed in the neck on West 5th Street in Oxnard Last Wednesday around 7 p.m., a 48-year-old man was stabbed in the neck on the 400 block of West 5th Street in Oxnard. The suspect, a Hispanic male approximately 35-years-old, fled on foot. The victim was transported to the Ventura County Medical Center where he underwent surgery for a non-life-threat- ening injury. Anyone with information regarding this attack is encouraged to call the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7740. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070. You may also contact the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (805) 222-8477. Inner-City Junior H.S. Defies the Odds to Become National Chess Powerhouse Brooklyn Castle: Rochelle Ballantyne (Photo Credit: Producers Distribution Agency) “If you want to see chess competitions has what may well be the most won more than 30 national optimistic, inspiring and championships, the most downright thrilling movie of any school in the counreleased all year—then try. Its 85-member squad absolutely do not miss . . boasts so many strong . Brooklyn Castle.”—An- players that the late Albert drew O’Hehir, Salon Einstein, a dedicated chess This public-school pow- maven, would rank fourth erhouse in junior high CHESS, See page 12A Pro Duffers West Golf Club 29th Annual Golf Tournament and Scholarship Fund Raiser On Saturday, September 14, 2013 the Pro Duffers West Golf Club held its 29th Annual Golf Tournament and Scholarship Fund Raiser. This event was held at the River Ridge Golf Club – Vineyard Course, in Oxnard. It was a Western States Golf Association sanctioned event. 45 players participated in this shotgun format tournament. Participants competed for awards in several different categories, sweepstakes and various prizes including: Men Championship, A, B, C & D Flights; Women Championship, A & B Flights; Guest Flight; Closest-to-the-Pin, Skins, Putting Contest, Longest Drive; other sweepstakes prizes; 50-50 Drawing; and, Hole-In-One Prizes - $5,000, Airline Tickets, Set of Golf Clubs, Electronic Package, and his/ her watches. After play, the golfers and their guests were treated to a banquet and participated in a lively Dwight Blackledge, Angela Wiley and Charles Vivan presenting President's Cup to 2013 winner Bill Wilkins. (Photo Credit: Crittenden Ward) raffle and auction. Part of the auction included selected artwork that was on display, courtesy of Emmy Lu, owner of Emmy Lu Galleries Beverly Hills. A portion of the proceeds from the art auction was donated to the Pro Duffers West Scholarship Fund. Charles Vivian, Pro Duffers West Tournament Chair & Membership Chairman, directed this event with assistance from the other officers; Dwight Blackledge, President, Ron Biddell, Vice President; Don Cobb, First Tee Program Site Manager; David DUFFERS, See pages 14A & 15A The Man Who Owns ‘The Dream’ By Kenneth Miller George Raveling was then a 26-year old assistant basketball coach at Villanova in Philadelphia when he was recruited to become a security guard during the inaugural March on Washington keynoted by the pioneer of the civil rights movement Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963. Its is a day and time that will forever be etched in the history of America. Monuments have been built, lessons have been taught and a nation has come to grips with its ugly past. It was a day when Dr. King, head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, delivered one of the great speeches in history and legend has it that it wasn’t even planned. Raveling stood about few feet away from Dr. King as he delivered the since revolutionary ‘I Have A Dream’ speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. As Dr. King concluded the speech, Raveling asked him if he could have the copy of it, and King handed to him the three page Basketball onsultant George Raveling was an obscure security guard when he secured the original ‘Dream Speech’ 50 years ago original copy. to say I had it all figured the speech will be revisited “It was just an impulse out, but … it’s like hitting as thousands converge of reaction,” Raveling, now the lottery.” the site of the memorable 76, continues to explain it This week on the 50th occasion. today. “I’d like to be able anniversary of the March, DREAM, See page 12A

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