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The U.S. Secretary of State is going to speak in Ventura County later this week.

Mike Pompeo is scheduled to appear at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, where he is expected to talk about the U.S. role in supporting Iran.

It’s a big week for some Ventura County high school students headed to places like Yale, UCLA, and USC.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation awarded a total of $50,000 in scholarships to 16 students in the county. 

The high school seniors were honored for their leadership and character in high school.  The Reagan Foundation has been awarding scholarships to college bound students in the county for nearly two decades.

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There’s a special exhibit this weekend on the South Coast that honors service men and women who lost their lives during the War On Terror.

It’s the National Remembering Our Fallen Exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley.

Gold Star mother Noala Fritz, who lost her son Jacob in 2007, is traveling with this national memorial.

The accuracy of what comes from the news media is going to be the focus of a major forum in Ventura County.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library are teaming up with Pepperdine University to present “Truth and The News: A Media Literacy Forum.”

The May 6th event at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley will include a number of different sessions related to the subject, as well as speakers from Capitol Public Radio, CNN, the Los Angeles Times, and university professors.

He’s run billion dollar investment companies, served as Chief of Staff for a presidential cabinet member, and written pieces for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other major publications.

If you’ve ever been to a major event at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, the odds are good this man is the person who welcomed the crowd, and introduced the event or guest speaker.

Former President George W. Bush is speaking in Ventura County tonight.

Bush is talking about his new book, “Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors” during an appearance at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, in Simi Valley.

It’s the third book for America’s 43rd President, and is a tribute to those who volunteered to serve America in uniform after 9/11. Tickets are no longer available for the lecture, with Library officials saying it’s sold out.

A bible kept in a Ventura County museum, and used for the inauguration of Ronald Reagan as California Governor, and as President will be a part of this Friday’s inaugural ceremonies in Washington, D.C.

Vice President Elect Mike Pence is a huge Reagan fan, and asked to use the Reagan family bible for his swearing in ceremony. The bible is part of the collection at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. Like Reagan, Pence was once a Democrat. He credits Reagan’s leadership with helping him decide to switch parties.

Nearly 300 girls and young women – mostly from Ventura County – spent part of their weekend learning how to be the leaders of tomorrow. 

The Young Women’s Leadership Summit at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley was held on Saturday. Females aged 12 to 20-years-old from Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles and Orange counties took part in the program.

"With being a leader, you need to be confident, you need to be kind, you need to be personal and responsible and especially respectful to others. Because I feel that leaders do not downgrade others. They want to empower others," 16-year-old Mallorie Mehrali, a junior at Adolpho Camarillo High School, said after learning about what it takes to become a leader.

About a thousand people are invited to the private funeral ceremony, and it’s a broad mix of people from politics to show business.

Her casket arrived by motorcade at around 11 this morning, after leaving a Santa Monica mortuary.

First Lady Michelle Obama and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are among the dignitaries planning to attend Nancy Reagan’s funeral in Ventura County on Friday.

About one thousand invited guests are expected for Friday’s private ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, in Simi Valley.

Tributes continue to pour in from around the world for former First Lady Nancy Reagan following her death yesterday.

As the world mourns the death of former First Lady Nancy Reagan, plans are now being finalized for memorial events at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, in Simi Valley.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports there are plans for public and private events before she is laid to rest next to the late President on the library grounds.