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Girls Inc. Carpinteria Member Awarded $5K Scholarship

Girls Inc. Carpinteria Member Awarded $5K Scholarship

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria member Tahis Alcantar has been awarded a $5,000 college scholarship through the competitive Girls Inc. National Scholar Program. She is the 21st National Scholar from the Carpinteria affiliate. The Girls Inc. National Scholars Program selects outstanding young women for exemplifying the Girls Inc. mission of inspiring all girls...
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Utilities Chip In to Help Homeowners Replace Inefficient Furnaces, Water Heaters and More

Utilities Chip In to Help Homeowners Replace Inefficient Furnaces, Water Heaters and More

Local homeowners encouraged to apply now; limited supply SANTA BARBARA — Utility rebates that have assisted many homeowners in replacing old, inefficient heaters, install proper insulation and other overlooked, home energy efficiency projects are once again available for 2018. Santa Barbara County’s emPower program is partnering with local utility companies to offer the Home...
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Consulado de México en Oxnard anuncios — 15 de febrero

Consulado de México en Oxnard anuncios — 15 de febrero

Consulado de México en Oxnard — 15 de febrero Departamento de Protección ANUNCIO 1 Recuerda si tienes duda sobre #DACA puedes acudir a tu Consulado de México en Oxnard de 8:00 a 2:00 pm o llamar al número telefónico (805)984-4334. También puedes llamar al CIAM 1-855-4636-395 para asistencia las 24 horas.      
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 15

Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 15

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   CAM Pulse If you missed last Saturday’s Poetry at the Carnegie – The Jackson Wheeler Series, thanks to Phil Taggart, Ventura County’s Poet Laureate the readings were filmed and can be viewed by clicking on each reader’s names, host Marsha de la O, Alyssa Ramirez, Sharon Venezio, and Ellen Reich whom so generously  supported...
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Bilingual report: Mexican Wisdom: As the Saying Goes…

Bilingual report: Mexican Wisdom: As the Saying Goes…

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 I’ve often written about the acute insight embedded in the...
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LULAC Launched New Website Aimed to Engage Tech-Savvy Latinos

LULAC Launched New Website Aimed to Engage Tech-Savvy Latinos

New Design Funded by Verizon Foundation WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, launched its newly redesigned website, funded by the generous contributions of the Verizon Foundation. “The new website allows us to maximize our efforts to support the community...
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Ventura County Civic Alliance update for Feb. 15

Ventura County Civic Alliance update for Feb. 15

Livable Communities Newsletter Vol. 12, No. 45 February 2018 Quick Links – See the Current State of the Region Report – Last Quarter’s Newsletter   Join us at the Ventura County Civic Alliance! Welcome to Our Winter 2018 Livable Communities Newsletter!  As we indicated last quarter, affordable housing has been recognized by many as the biggest...
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United Way to Distribute $1.5M to Assist Disaster Victims through April; Victim Applications Open

United Way to Distribute $1.5M to Assist Disaster Victims through April; Victim Applications Open

CENTRAL COAST — Disaster victims can apply for the next phase of relief funding through the United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund, which has grown to more than $3.7 million. Through April 30, United Way of Ventura County (UWVC) will be releasing as much as $1.5 million from the fund for individual hardship...
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Services Available to Those Grieving a Loved One or Struggling with Life-Threatening Illness at Compassionate Care of Carpinteria

Services Available to Those Grieving a Loved One or Struggling with Life-Threatening Illness at Compassionate Care of Carpinteria

CARPINTERIA — For more than 40 years, Hospice of Santa Barbara has been privileged to support individuals in our community who are struggling with life-threatening illness or coping with the loss of a loved one. More recently, Hospice of Santa Barbara is excited to announce that we will support the Carpinteria community more locally through...
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EDC-VC SBDC update for Feb. 14

EDC-VC SBDC update for Feb. 14

ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY AND BUSINESS RECOVERY RESOURCES Dear SBDC Network, I hope this email finds you well. We know the past couple months have been challenging as we have worked with many who have been impacted by disaster. In the midst of the tremendous need and response for assistance we have seen a resilient...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Feb. 14

Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Feb. 14

Santa Barbara Museum of Art 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am – 5 pm, Free Thursday Evening 5 – 8 pm 805.963.4364 www.sbma.net ½ Price Admission starting March 1   Exhibitions On View   Harold Edgerton, Bullet Through Balloons, 1959. Gelatin silver print. SBMA, Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Foundation....
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Ongoing — Ventura County Genealogical Society to launch FREE Mexican American Workshop

Ongoing — Ventura County Genealogical Society to launch FREE Mexican American Workshop

VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY https://venturacogensoc.org (See website for other free events, current time, date, and place) FREE WORKSHOP: MEXICAN AMERICAN SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG) Meets monthly, every Meets monthly, every 2nd Saturday 10:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m. Camarillo Library, 4101 E. Las Posas Rd., Camarillo, 2nd-floor computer room. Want to learn Genealogy to research...
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Senior Project Manager Earns Top Young Professionals Award – S.L. Leonard & Associates’ newest employee honored with Engineering News-Record’s award

Senior Project Manager Earns Top Young Professionals Award – S.L. Leonard & Associates’ newest employee honored with Engineering News-Record’s award

CAMARILLO — Comprehensive real estate development and project management firm with offices in Camarillo and Long Beach, S.L. Leonard & Associates, announces its senior project manager, Perla Hernandez Lastra, has been named a winner in the Engineering News-Record’s Top Young Professionals Contest for 2018. This annual program honors individuals under the age of 40...
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LA Galaxy to Donate to United Way of Santa Barbara County in Support of Thomas Fire & Flood Fund

LA Galaxy to Donate to United Way of Santa Barbara County in Support of Thomas Fire & Flood Fund

SANTA BARBARA — The LA Galaxy will donate to United Way of Santa Barbara County in support of Thomas Fire & Flood Fund in advance of their Feb. 15 match in Santa Barbara. In support of the effort, the Galaxy will host a meet up with first responders and those affected by Thomas Fire...
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Santa Maria Families Empowered to Navigate Healthcare at First-ever Event for CenCal Health’s New Members

Santa Maria Families Empowered to Navigate Healthcare at First-ever Event for CenCal Health’s New Members

SANTA MARIA — Nearly 80 of CenCal Health’s newest members participated in the “Journey of Learning,” a family-focused health education event in Santa Maria. As the health insurance provider for nearly 179,000 people in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, CenCal Health is dedicated to creating new types of outreach to engage access...
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