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CSUCI is awarded $200,000 to diversify future faculty candidates

CSUCI is awarded $200,000 to diversify future faculty candidates

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) welcomed its largest freshman class ever last fall and anticipates the Class of 2018 will also be the largest to date. As the campus continues to grow, the student demographic is also changing, becoming more diverse with each passing year. To ensure the faculty continues to reflect the diversity of...
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offer Fifth Grade Transportation throughout Conejo Valley

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offer Fifth Grade Transportation throughout Conejo Valley

THOUSAND OAKS — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is taking reservations for reliable after school van transportation to five local Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the Conejo Valley. Parents can choose from the Club closest to their residence: Anderson Youth Center (Los Cerritos) • 1980 E.Avenida de las Flores • Thousand...
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Family Service Agency Helps Santa Barbara Community Recover

Family Service Agency Helps Santa Barbara Community Recover

Services are available for students, families and individuals SANTA BARBARA — In light of the recent tragedies that have impacted our community in the past week, Family Service Agency (FSA) announced that efforts to assist those affected by the recent natural disasters are on-going. In addition to its regular services, FSA is providing mental health counseling...
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Bilingual commentary: Recurring to Mexican Philosophy

Bilingual commentary: Recurring to Mexican Philosophy

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes At this time in our American history, Latinos are struggling...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Jan. 18

Museum of Ventura County update for Jan. 18

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Thank You to Union Bank for a Wonderful Evening Over 350 people attended the opening reception of the new Neal Barr exhibit, In High Style: The Photography of Neal Barr, hosted by Union Bank at the Museum of Ventura County this...
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Dreamers, Arizona Rep. Grijalva, Jewish and Latino Faith and Community Leaders Urge Congress not to Delay DREAM Act

Dreamers, Arizona Rep. Grijalva, Jewish and Latino Faith and Community Leaders Urge Congress not to Delay DREAM Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The DREAM Act must be passed immediately to protect the nearly 800,000 Dreamers whose lives are in limbo pending congressional action, Dreamers, Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-AZ, and Jewish and Latino faith and community leaders said during a Capitol Hill news conference Wednesday. A 150-member delegation of Dreamers from 10 states and the...
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Jan. 17

Carnegie Art Museum update for Jan. 17

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   ART SALE FUNDRAISER If you haven’t seen the new additions to the Cellar Gallery Art Sale… ends February 18th! Don’t miss this opportunity to add an small masterpiece to your collection. Enjoy the benefits of membership, CAM members receive 15% off art sale artwork! CAM BOOK CLUB...
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Ventura County Recognized for Energy Management Commitment

Ventura County Recognized for Energy Management Commitment

VENTURA —The Building Operator Certification (BOC®) program is recognizing the County of Ventura in California for its commitment to professional development for building operators and to energy management. Making the investment in their local government and special districts operator teams prepares them to support the county and state’s energy management and operational efficiency goals while...
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Bilingual report — County of Ventura: Individual Assistance Approved for Victims of Thomas Fire

Bilingual report — County of Ventura: Individual Assistance Approved for Victims of Thomas Fire

VENTURA —  The Department of Homeland Security announced on January 15 it had amended its major disaster declaration for the state of California to include the County of Ventura and the City of Ventura as areas eligible for individual assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The amendment is the result of an appeal...
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Bilingual report — Learn More at Public Forum on Jan. 31: Oxnard Considering Joining LA County’s new Clean-Energy Provider

Bilingual report — Learn More at Public Forum on Jan. 31: Oxnard Considering Joining LA County’s new Clean-Energy Provider

OXNARD — Oxnard residents and local business owners are encouraged to attend a public forum to learn more about a new Los Angeles County program, known as the Los Angeles Community Choice Energy (LACCE) program, that promises cleaner and potentially less expensive electricity. When: Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location:...
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Island Packers continues shuttle service daily from Ventura, Santa Barbara harbors

Island Packers continues shuttle service daily from Ventura, Santa Barbara harbors

CENTRAL COAST — Island Packers continues shuttle service daily from Ventura, Santa Barbara harbors. Contact: Island Packers – 805-642-1393 or book online special trips www.islandpackers.com. Advance reservations recommended What: Boat transportation aboard high-speed 64’catamarans between Ventura Harbor and Santa Barbara Harbor continues to be available. When: Effective Monday, January 15, 2018 Island Packers boat transportation departs...
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Hospice of Santa Barbara Provides Community Gathering Space to Those Affected by Jan. 9 Storm

Hospice of Santa Barbara Provides Community Gathering Space to Those Affected by Jan. 9 Storm

SANTA BARBARA — In light of the devastating events that occurred during the Jan. 9 mudslide, Hospice of Santa Barbara is providing counseling services to individuals and families who may be struggling during this difficult time. In addition to collaborating closely with schools, first responders, governmental agencies, and the Red Cross, Hospice of Santa Barbara...
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CSUCI faculty member gets NEH grant to research 19th century wine industry

CSUCI faculty member gets NEH grant to research 19th century wine industry

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Assistant Professor of History Julia Ornelas-Higdon, Ph.D. has received a $42,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to help her research a more complete history of the California wine industry. “We tend to think of the California wine industry as something very white,” Ornelas-Higdon said. “It’s something...
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Bilingual commentary: Our Own “Promised Land”

Bilingual commentary: Our Own “Promised Land”

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Many of us American Latinos, born here in the U.S....
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Rene ‘El Lustrador’ Corado to sign agreement with Bird Art Museum of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Rene ‘El Lustrador’ Corado to sign agreement with Bird Art Museum of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

GUATEMALA — The Bird Art Museum of Atitlan, announced that The Biologists, Dr. Linnea Hall, Executive Director and Lic. René Corado, Collections Manager of the Bird Museum of Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology (WFVZ) of Camarillo, California, will sign a Cooperation Agreement with Mr. Richard C. Rivera of the Art Museum of Atitlan. René Corado,...
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