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Gold Coast Health Plan Teams Up with Health Partners to Host Diabetes Awareness Event on June 11

Gold Coast Health Plan Teams Up with Health Partners to Host Diabetes Awareness Event on June 11

Public is Invited to Day of Free Health Screenings, Cooking Demonstrations, Entertainment and Raffles CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) has partnered with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the Ventura County Department of Public Health and Dignity Health’s St. John’s Regional Medical Center for a one-day event in Oxnard on Saturday to promote...
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Bilingual report: Auditions for ‘Esperanza Rising’ to be held June 3, 4

Bilingual report: Auditions for ‘Esperanza Rising’ to be held June 3, 4

OXNARD — Teatro de las Américas to present Auditions for ‘Esperanza Rising’ to be held June 3, 4.  
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El Lustrador Rumbo a Hollywood el 11 de junio

El Lustrador Rumbo a Hollywood el 11 de junio

   
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UFW’s Roman Pinal, actor Daniel Stern to speak at Social Justice Fund for Ventura County’s Currents of Change fundraiser on June 12

UFW’s Roman Pinal, actor Daniel Stern to speak at Social Justice Fund for Ventura County’s Currents of Change fundraiser on June 12

THOUSAND OAKS — Roman Pinal, an activist with the United Farm Workers of America, and actor, director and activist Daniel Stern will speak at the Social Justice Fund for Ventura County’s Currents of Change fundraiser from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12 at the Los Robles Greens Golf Course, 299 Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks....
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Social Justice Fund for Ventura County to present ‘Currents of Change’ fundraiser on June 12

Social Justice Fund for Ventura County to present ‘Currents of Change’ fundraiser on June 12

THOUSAND OAKS — The Social Justice Fund for Ventura County to will present its 8th annual “Currents of Change — On the Wing for Justice” fundraiser from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12 at Los Robles Greens Golf Course, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Click here, send an email to info@socialjusticefundvc.org or call...
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UCSB to present ‘READINGS: Tides by Pedro Xavier Solís’ on May 31

UCSB to present ‘READINGS: Tides by Pedro Xavier Solís’ on May 31

SANTA BARBARA — Professors Suzanne Jill Levine and Jorge Luis Castillo will present a bilingual reading of Tides, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 31 at the McCune Conference Room. The reading is a translation of a chapbook of poetry by Pedro Xavier Solís that addresses bipolarity. Pedro Xavier Solís, grandson of Pablo Antonio Cuadra, one...
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Central City Swing Band to perform annual ‘Summer Concert’ on June 14

Central City Swing Band to perform annual ‘Summer Concert’ on June 14

ORCUTT — The Central City Swing Band will perform their annual Summer Concert on Tuesday evening, June 14th, 2016 at 7:30PM. The concert will feature music arranged in a traditional or vintage swing style as well as arrangements in a modern jazz style. The actual playlist is not finalized until the evening of the...
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Sesion Informativa Sobre DAPA y DACA el 16 de Junio en Oxnard

Sesion Informativa Sobre DAPA y DACA el 16 de Junio en Oxnard

OXNARD — Sesion Informativa Sobre DAPA y DACA, 6 pm el 16 de Junio en el Center for Employment Training (CET), 761 S. C St., Oxnard. Para reservar su lugar llame a CLUE-VC 805.607.2114, www.cluevc.org o facebook.com/Clue-Vc
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Jess Ramirez Birthday Fiesta and Fundraiser for the Café on A on June 16

Jess Ramirez Birthday Fiesta and Fundraiser for the Café on A on June 16

OXNARD — Join us in celebration of TATA LOUIE’S (AKA Jess Ramirez’s Birthday on June 16 at the beautiful Downtown La Fonda del Rey. Please join us in this great night of fun, entertainment, community support. It promises to be the event of the year! $25 suggested tax donation. Tickets and information are available...
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UCSB’s Miroslava Chávez-García receives summer residency at University of Tübingen in Germany

UCSB’s Miroslava Chávez-García receives summer residency at University of Tübingen in Germany

By Jim Logan / UCSB Miroslava Chávez-García, who has done groundbreaking studies on race, gender and power in California, is taking her scholarship in a new direction: Germany. A professor in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at UC Santa Barbara, she has been selected to receive the 2016 residency at the University of Tübingen...
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Bilingual commentary — Fair Wage: Let’s Be Cautious

Bilingual commentary — Fair Wage: Let’s Be Cautious

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes 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 Those of us who are older, who have the perspective of seeing decades of...
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May is Mental Health Month: Mental Wellness Center Offers Tips to Improve Your Mental Wellness

May is Mental Health Month: Mental Wellness Center Offers Tips to Improve Your Mental Wellness

SANTA BARBARA — In honor of Mental Health Month in May, the Mental Wellness Center is spreading the word that mental health is something everyone should care about. The nonprofit organization is offering the community a few easy tips to kick-start this month with a focus on improving our mental wellness year-round: Eat Healthy....
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Guest commentary: Institutions of higher learning in need of more H.U.G.s

Guest commentary: Institutions of higher learning in need of more H.U.G.s

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes 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. Frank P. Barajas. Courtesy photo. By Frank P. Barajas / Guest contributor “It could be worse,” a friend responded after I...
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New Traffic Signal at Wendy and Gerald Drive Enhances Pedestrian Safety

New Traffic Signal at Wendy and Gerald Drive Enhances Pedestrian Safety

VENTURA COUNTY — The Ventura County Public Works Agency’s Transportation Department and Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks commemorated the completion of the long-awaited new traffic signal at the intersection of Wendy and Gerald Drives. The new signal provides a safer path to school for students as well as a way to reduce traffic collisions....
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Ventura County Public Works Agency highlights careers, hands-on demonstrations for over 500 students

Ventura County Public Works Agency highlights careers, hands-on demonstrations for over 500 students

VENTURA COUNTY — In what’s becoming a favorite educational experience among local students, Ventura County Public Works Agency’s National Public Works Day public event on Tuesday, May 17, aims to pique students’ interests in the Public Works sector. With over 500 students expected to attend ranging from elementary schools to high schools, VCPWA will...
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