Aug 16, 2013
What is sardonyx?
Onyx is a banded chalcedony in which the predominating bands are black. Bands in sardonyx are dark red rather than black.
What's in Season at the Farmers Market: Kyoho Grapes from Ha's Apple Farm
In the tradition of Americanizing imported agriculture into more marketable, profitable harvests, you might have ended up calling the Kyoho grape the August Gem or the Onyx Queen.
Lois Henry: Another water deal is not as simple as it looks
Lois Henry hosts "Californian Radio" every Wednesday on KERN 1180 AM from 9 to 10 a.m. You can get your two cents in by calling 842-KERN. It has entered into escrow to buy 3,300 acres of the old Onyx Ranch east of Lake Isabella for $25 million.
Ventura County Star
West county club news
The Ventura County Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Aloha Steak House, 5800 Santa Rosa Road.