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S VOL. XXII Newsline In This Issue The Tri County’s Only Multicultural Newspaper TRI COUNTY ENTRY NO. 30 FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014 In This ISSUE Oxnard New City Manager Greg Nyhoff See page 15A Youth Pursue Careers in Medical Field Santa to the Sea Provides Scholarships to Oxnard College Students See Around VC - Page 2A Michelle Obama Hosts Talk on Girls’ Education See Education - Page 5A Left to right: Bekka Zak, M.D., Natalia Maani, M.D., and Robert B. Lefkowitz, M.D. Assembly Approves to Exempt Olympic Medals from Taxes See State - Page 6A SBDC Offers Free Business Workshops See Business - Page 8A OXNARD, CA --Medical professionals from Ventura County gathered on May 31, to present career seminars for students of Future Leaders of America. Career seminar organizer Peter Martinez, welcomed 60 high school and community college students. Doctor Robert B. Lefkowitz, Director of OB/GYN at Ventura County Medical Center, delivered the keynote address. Dr. Lefkowitz encouraged students to take personal responsibility for their health, education and careers. These career seminars are part of a larger youth initiative strategy to build young leaders in Ventura County. Future Leaders of America’s goal is to build career pathways as early as possible for youth. Gabriela Rodriguez, Executive Director of Future Leaders Public Works Celebrates Its Work (Photo courtesy of Future Leaders of America, Inc.) of America stated, “As a youth leadership development organization, Future Leaders wants to inspire youth to become leaders in the medical field and open doors of new opportunities for generations to follow.” Presenters included representatives from the Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura County Mental Health Services and from private practices as well. Students were able to interact with presenters. One student, Celeste Andrade from Pacifica High School, said what he really YOUTH, See page 3A Port Hueneme, California --- At the request of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and under the direction of the Department of Defense (DoD), efforts are under way to coordinate the use of a temporary housing facility on the Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC), for unaccompanied alien children who were stopped by U.S. Border Patrol and are now being cared for by HHS’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF). NBVC, See page 1B NBVC to support HHS mission 25 Years of College Tours and Successful Students See Local - Page 14A Pictured from (l. to r.): Lisa McCullough, Water and Sanitation; Chuck Alvarez, Central Services; Kathy Jones, Watershed Protection District; winner Rose Paredes, Engineering Services; winner Bill DuFrain, Watershed Protection District; Howard DeLeon, Transportation Department; Jose Ramirez, Transportation Department; and Sean Hanley, Water and Sanitation Department Kivi Rogers at the Ventura Harbor Comedy Club See Community Calendar Page 12A By Tim Pompey Note from the Publisher: Yikes!!! Holy Camoly!! CORRECTION. I emailed from Hawaii, the 2013 Public Works article that ran in our Friday, May 30, 2014 issue instead of the correct 2014 article. Aloha If you’re driving on a county road, live in a flood control district, or have ac- cess to county water and sewage, then you’re connected to County of Ventura Public Works Agency. Most of the time when all of WORKS, See page 12A

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