It's My Job: Kris Ambarian, Crossing Guard

By Perry Van Houten

Parents of kids who travel to Topa Topa Elementary School on foot, bike or scooter can breathe easier when Kris Ambarian is on duty. Dressed in signature uniform of shorts, orange vest, baseball cap, boots and sunglasses, her job is to keep children safe as they use the school's main crosswalk. Ambarian is Topa Topa's official crossing guard, and when the gatekeeper is at her post, you play by the gatekeeper's rules. A resident of Oak View, Ambarian grew up in Fillmore and has two children —- a first- and a fourth-grader — who

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