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CSUCI students team up with Oxnard Police Department, Ventura County and other volunteers to paint over graffiti

CSUCI students team up with Oxnard Police Department, Ventura County and other volunteers to paint over graffiti

CAMARILLO — Almost 150 new transfer and first year students joining CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) in the fall will get a jump on their community service with a graffiti abatement event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26. This year’s CSUCI Student Service Summit has grown to include Ventura County Supervisor...
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Union Bank Donation Brings ‘Tools for School’ to 350 Local Children in Need

Union Bank Donation Brings ‘Tools for School’ to 350 Local Children in Need

2nd Story Associates and Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara host back-to-school event and announce new initiative SANTA BARBARA — Thanks to a generous donation from the local branch of Union Bank, the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara and its nonprofit affiliate 2nd Story Associates presented approximately 350 school-age children...
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Jackson Introduces Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in the Venture Capital Industry

Jackson Introduces Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in the Venture Capital Industry

SACRAMENTO – Today, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) announced she will be introducing legislation to prohibit sexual harassment in the venture capital industry. Jackson will be amending a prior bill to address this issue, SB 224, once the California Legislature returns from its summer recess on August 21. Jackson is introducing this bill in the...
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Bilingual commentary: Diamonds Beneath Our Feet

Bilingual commentary: Diamonds Beneath Our Feet

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 Russell Conwell (1843 – 1925) was a gifted American. He...
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Bilingual report — Clinicas del Camino Real Inc. celebrates National Health Center Week 2017 (Through Aug. 19) throughout Ventura County

Bilingual report — Clinicas del Camino Real Inc. celebrates National Health Center Week 2017 (Through Aug. 19) throughout Ventura County

VENTURA COUNTY — August 13-19th, Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc. will host events throughout all 13 of its health centers, in honor of National Health Center Week (NHCW)! These events will be part of a national campaign, with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers over the course...
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United Way of Ventura County update for Aug. 17

Click here to sign up for the newsletter President’s Message Dear Friends, August 26 is a special day this month. That evening, hundreds of champions for the underserved will gather to recognize the amazing contributions of some of our most thoughtful community leaders. August 26 is also Women’s Equality Day, which celebrates the anniversary of the...
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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

CONEJO VALLEY — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is taking reservations for reliable after school van transportation to four local Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the Conejo Valley. The cost is just $50 per month, Monday through Friday, plus the after school fee. The clubs are conveniently open for working...
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BGCOP Appoints New Member to its Board of Directors

BGCOP Appoints New Member to its Board of Directors

VENTURA COUNTY — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme announces the addition of Andrew Salinas, Port Hueneme Police Department, to its board of directors. “Andrew has a passion for helping kids and his community. He has done so much for the youth in Oxnard, we are pleased to have...
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Caring Together Lompoc Asks Local Community to Complete Caregiving Survey

Caring Together Lompoc Asks Local Community to Complete Caregiving Survey

Survey open to all who live or work in the Lompoc Valley area LOMPOC — One year ago, the Caring Together Lompoc campaign launched with the goal of helping family caregivers self-identify, and to raise awareness of the caregiver resources available in Lompoc. The campaign goals were driven by the 2015 Lompoc Caregiver Needs Assessment...
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Rebozo Festival 2018 Grant Application Process Now Open

Rebozo Festival 2018 Grant Application Process Now Open

VENTURA COUNTY — Rebozo Festival, Inc., is pleased to announce that awards of up to $20,000 will be granted to qualified non-profit organizations that focus on the cultural, social and/or educational needs of the Ventura County community. The application process will open September 1st and will close September 30th, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Rebozo Festival,...
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Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard update for Aug. 16

Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard update for Aug. 16

Click here for more information   . SAVE THE DATE before It’s too Late! Fiesta Noche de Recuerdos – the Night of Memories is coming Saturday, October 14, 2017 6-9pm  We need museum members and readers to reserve before it’s too late to enjoy treats from Anacapa Brewing Company, Desserts to Die For, and Pacifica Culinary Arts...
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Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics Celebrate National Health Center Week with a Children’s Oral Health Fair at Goleta Neighborhood Dental Clinic on Aug.19

Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics Celebrate National Health Center Week with a Children’s Oral Health Fair at Goleta Neighborhood Dental Clinic on Aug.19

National Campaign Celebrates the Key to Healthier Communities  SATURDAY — On Saturday, August 19th, Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (SBNC) will hold a Children’s Oral Health Fair, where dentists will provide free visual exams and fluoride varnish applications. The fair will take place at Goleta Neighborhood Dental Clinic, located at 164 Kinman Avenue in Goleta,...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Aug. 15

Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Aug. 15

Santa Barbara Museum of Art announces upcoming September – November 2017 events. The museum is at 1130 State St., Santa Barbara, CA. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am – 5 pm, Free Thursday Evening 5 to 8 p.m. — 805.963.4364 www.sbma.net   Exhibition Opening Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now September 17 – December 31, 2017 Valeska Soares: Any Moment...
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Ventura County Civic Alliance update for Aug. 15

Ventura County Civic Alliance update for Aug. 15

Livable Communities Newsletter Vol. 11, No. 43 August 2017 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 Summer 2017 Livable Communities Newsletter!  While data is essential, data by itself will never initiate change and improve our communities....
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Santa Barbara City College update for Aug. 15

Santa Barbara City College update for Aug. 15

Message from the President – August 2017 We have many events and gatherings at the college that typically focus on ourselves and our work. On Monday, July 31 we had a seminal college event that focused externally on our community.  In partnership with the Music Academy of the West, the City of Santa Barbara,...
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