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RISE releases community survey to assess violence in San Luis Obispo

Local Community Organizing team seeks input to help guide its efforts to reduce sexual assault and dating abuse. SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — RISE, through its Close to Home Community Organizing Team, is releasing a city-wide survey to gather input on how community members view gender-based violence on the local level and how they...
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Guest commentary: I am not illegal, I am not a criminal, I am a human being that yearns to be free!

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 Adelita de los Milagros (a pseudonym)  In the shadows of the growing hate and immigrant bashing that...
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Bilingual report: NBA Philadelphia 76ers’ James Ennis III will visit Sheridan Way Elementary School in Ventura on Aug. 30

VENTURA — NBA Philadelphia 76ers’ James Ennis III will visit Sheridan Way Elementary School in Ventura on Aug. 30. Please click on image to view entire English-language version. *** JAMES ENNIS III VISITARÁ LA PRIMARIA DE SHERIDAN WAY El jugador de los 76ers de Philadelphia devuelve a la escuela a la que el asistió...
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Cabrillo Economic Development Corp. partners with HOPE (Hispanas Organized for Political Equality) for the 2019 Latina Empowerment Day on Sept. 13 in Oxnard

OXNARD — Cabrillo Economic Development Corp. is proud to be a partner with HOPE (Hispanas Organized for Political Equality) for the 2019 Latina Empowerment Day, a one-day intensive workshop series created to empower Latinas to increase their community advocacy and strengthen their skills and knowledge on a variety of issues. The event will take place...
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Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE) to host annual Raising Justice fundraiser event on Sept. 26

CENTRAL COAST — The Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE) will host its annual Raising Justice fundraiser and afternoon of community building with community members throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. The event will take place from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26  at the Ventura Beach Marriot, 2055 Harbor...
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Bilingual commentary: My Life With Social Media: It’s “Complicated”

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. David Magallanes By David Magallanes • Guest contributor Lately I’ve been striving to become adept at social media...
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2019 RISE Up Award Winners Announced

To be presented at 5th Annual Wine Women & Shoes Event SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — The RISE Up Awards recognize excellence in community service supporting RISE’s sexual abuse, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence programs; the 2019RISE Up Award winners are Dr. Nisha Abdul Cader, Bryan Custer, Digital West, Dr. Kim Lonswayof End...
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Museum of Ventura County — 2 Exciting Deals for Museum Members!

TASTE Presented by Ventura Chamber of Commerce returns to the Museum of Ventura County on August 29, 2019 from 5:30 p.m.—8:00 p.m. Members of the Museum can purchase tickets at the discounted price of $40! Purchase your tickets today by using the discount code MVC19 and enjoy an evening under the stars with live...
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Santa Paula Art Museum — New Fall Classes Are Now in Session!

Santa Paula Art Museum Jeanette Cole Art Center & Cole Creativity Center This Week at the Museum The end of summer has been a bit of a whirlwind here at the Santa Paula Art Museum, but in the best way possible. On August 10, the Museum held its annual art auction fundraiser, which saw...
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Port of Hueneme — Military Mixer on Aug. 22, Banana Festival on Sept. 28

Join us for these upcoming events! TOMORROW! Military Appreciation Mixer Hosted by the Port of Hueneme Thursday, August 22 | 5:30-7:00pm Channel Islands Maritime MuseumFree admission! Enjoy food and beverages while honoring our military and networking with local leaders and business owners! For more information, contact Oxnard Chamber at (805) 983-6118 or Hueneme Chamber at (805)...
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Consulado de México en Oxnard — Semana de Derechos Laborales 2019

OXNARD — Consulado de México en Oxnard — Semana de Derechos Laborales 2019 del 26 de agosto al 2 de septiembre.  
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV) Announce Newest Member to Board of Governors

AGOURA — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV) is pleased to announce a new member to its Board of Governors, Omid Noori. Noori currently serves as Senior Vice President, Private Wealth Advisor Managing Director for U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management.  He is responsible for providing comprehensive wealth management strategies tailored to...
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Free, Weekly Teen Art Group to Launch at the Santa Paula Art Museum in September

SANTA PAULA — Calling all creative teens! On Friday, September 6, 2019, the Santa Paula Art Museum will launch its new “Teen Art Group,” a free, weekly, hands-on art-making experience for local teens ages 13-18. Teens can join artist in residence Gabriel Cardenas for weekly, individual art projects, learn about design, techniques and materials, and...
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Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Welcomes Two New Board Members

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Trustees, Katie Convoy and Eric Neuron. “Katie and Eric bring extensive expertise in fundraising, business and management to our board, along with a passion for empowering youth to succeed,” said Jamie Collins, executive director of Girls Inc....
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NSF awards CSUCI $2.5 million to increase female and minority STEM undergraduates

CAMARILLO — According to statistics released in 2019 by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the number of science and engineering degrees awarded to minorities and women has increased over the past two decades, but their numbers are still not high enough for these two groups to be considered well-represented in the field. “We know this...
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