Over 1,200 Pepperdine students volunteered to help out the local community for a day of service.
Communities throughout Southern California have united to bring relief to Woosley Fire victims.
The Hill and Woolsey fires spread from Ventura towards Calabasas
Photos by Sherry Yang A farmer picks 10 oranges from one of the trees in her orchard. These oranges are the result of five to eighteen months of growth, 138 gallons of water and hours of work. But odds are, 4 of the 10 will soon end up in an American trash can. 40 percent […]
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Photos By Addy Rogers Gray Wilking is outfitted in a long-sleeved flannel shirt, rain pants and hiking boots, despite the fact that it’s only 9 a.m. and almost 80 degrees. On this particularly sunny day in October, her job involves leading a small group of Pepperdine volunteers through freshly planted rows of asparagus, citrus trees, […]
Photo by Arin DeGroff Immigrants, aliens, strangers, refugees and foreigners. The Abrahamic holy books — the Christian Bible, the Hebrew Bible and the Quran — repeatedly identify these people as historically oppressed and vulnerable groups who believers should treat with compassion and respect. Today, followers of Christianity, Judaism and Islam advocate for immigration reform and […]
Photo by Cecily Breeding Dear reader, Less than 5 percent of my high school graduating class left the state of Michigan for college. I went the farthest. When I told them that my destination was California, their eyes widened as they mentally compared a brutal Detroit winter with Christmas on the beach. When I arrived […]
Immigrant farmworkers in California plant and harvest 11 percent of the nation’s produce, yet many of them in Ventura County lack affordable, adequate housing. While nonprofits, the government and some businesses try to help, consumer choices play a key role in the living conditions of thousands of families in Ventura and across California.