Easy Health in a Bottle

by Library Volunteer Andy Ludlum When a baby was teething and wouldn’t stop crying, there’s a good chance that Ventura County parents in…

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The Story of Pierre Agoure

By Library Volunteer Andy Ludlum This is the story of an early Ventura County sheep rancher. His remarkable tale has been overlooked and…

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The Water Witch of Simi

By Library Volunteer Andy Ludlum The frail old man, known to everyone in Simi as “Grandpa Stones,” practically had to be carried over…

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The House of the Angel

By Library Volunteer Andy Ludlum When two pirate ships appeared off the California coast in November 1818, it was a moment the governor…

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Stolen Liberty

By Library Volunteer Andy Ludlum The Sunday, December 7, 1941 edition of the Oxnard Press Courier ran a banner headline “FIRST WAR EXTRA”…

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