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Ventura County Public Works Agency to Present Raptor Program on July 20 at Symposium on Rodenticide Alternatives

Ventura County Public Works Agency to Present Raptor Program on July 20 at Symposium on Rodenticide Alternatives

The Ventura County Public Works Agency will present its ongoing raptor program, using hawks and owls to control rodents, at a free symposium on alternatives to toxic rodenticides to control pests. The symposium is sponsored by Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks and State Senator Fran Pavley. The symposium will explore several alternatives to rodenticides...
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Ventura Music Festival presents Sergio Mendes in concert on July 22

Ventura Music Festival presents Sergio Mendes in concert on July 22

OXNARD — Salsa Festival fans, we wanted to share with you a rare opportunity – SERGIO MENDES is coming to the Oxnard PAC for one night only on Friday, July 22 @8PM! Plus a pre-concert dance party in the PAC Courtyard with DJ Prra from 6 to 7:30. This Brazilian bossa nova master and icon of cool is...
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Levity Live Opens with Marlon Wayans, July 29th at The Collection

Levity Live Opens with Marlon Wayans, July 29th at The Collection

OXNARD — Levity Live Comedy Club officially opens on July 29th at The Collection at RiverPark with comedian Marlon Wayans headlining the grand opening weekend. The much anticipated arrival of Ventura County’s newest comedy club will bring in a well-known lineup of comedians from across the country including Bryan Callen (Aug 4th-5th) from “The...
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Page Youth Center’s Summer Fun Extravaganza Offers Fun for the Entire Family on July 30

Page Youth Center’s Summer Fun Extravaganza Offers Fun for the Entire Family on July 30

SANTA BARBARA — Join Page Youth Center (PYC) for a super day at “Summer Fun Extravaganza” on Saturday, July 30th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at 4540 Hollister Ave. in Santa Barbara. Spend a day with family and friends and enjoy live music, games, contests, jump houses, crafts and more. There’s something for...
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Oxnard Salsa Festival Announces Six Stars for the ‘Dancing with our Community Stars Dance Contest and Charity Fundraiser.’ Local Stars Represent Santa Paula Art Museum in Salsa Festival on July 30-31

Oxnard Salsa Festival Announces Six Stars for the ‘Dancing with our Community Stars Dance Contest and Charity Fundraiser.’ Local Stars Represent Santa Paula Art Museum in Salsa Festival on July 30-31

OXNARD — Community leaders will dance for the greater good during the ‘2016 Dancing with our Community Stars Dance Contest and Charity Fundraiser’ taking place during the 23rd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival. The 2016 line-up consists of six ‘All Stars’ who will take to the dance floor to raise much-needed funds for their charity of choice....
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Channel Islands Harbor to present Chowderfest 2016 on July 30

Channel Islands Harbor to present Chowderfest 2016 on July 30

OXNARD — Selected local restaurants will compete for title of “Ventura County’s Best Chowder” at the second annual CHOWDERFEST on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 3-7pm at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, The donated chowder will be judged by both professional judges and guests. Entry includes chowder tastings, wine tastings from local wineries and...
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CLU’s Jose Marichal to speak at Conejo Democratic Club meeting on July 13

CLU’s Jose Marichal to speak at Conejo Democratic Club meeting on July 13

THOUSAND OAKS — Jose Marichal, professor of Political Science at California Lutheran University, will speak at the next Conejo Democratic Club meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 at the North Ranch Community Center, 1400 N. Westlake Blvd., Westlake. Marichal will interpret the results of the June Primary and also discuss the upcoming November Election. This...
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Rock the Collection Concert on July 7 to Feature Fun Kids Zone

Rock the Collection Concert on July 7 to Feature Fun Kids Zone

OXNARD — For one night only The Kalani Total Health Center will give kids and their parents an opportunity to enjoy fun activities and a little pampering just before the nightly act, The Long Run, an Eagles tribute band, on July 7th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Kid Zone is a free...
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Channel Islands Harbor to Hold Fine Art Festival July 9 and 10

Channel Islands Harbor to Hold Fine Art Festival July 9 and 10

OXNARD — Channel Islands Harbor will host its Fine Art Festival featuring fine arts and crafts 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., July 9-10, at the Harbor Landing, located at 2800 Harbor Blvd., at the corner of Channel Islands Blvd. The outdoor festival is free and open to the public. The event will feature accomplished...
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Bilingual commentary: Daughters’ Connection with Nature

Bilingual commentary: Daughters’ Connection with Nature

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 Our daughters are connected to nature in ways that we fathers cannot possibly comprehend....
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Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Promotes Anna Vela-Villicana to Housing Specialist

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Promotes Anna Vela-Villicana to Housing Specialist

CENTRAL COAST — Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is proud to announce the promotion of Anna Vela-Villicana to Housing Specialist for the Home Ownership Department. Vela-Villicana is stepping into the vital new role as PSHH continues to expand to meet the still growing demand for affordable housing along the Central Coast. As a Housing Specialist, Vela-Villicana provides housing...
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Oxnard School District Funds Summer Writing Camp for English Language Learners in Partnership with South Coast Writing Project of UCSB

Oxnard School District Funds Summer Writing Camp  for English Language Learners in Partnership with South Coast Writing Project of UCSB

OXNARD — Oxnard School District (OSD) added a final stamp of approval at last Wednesday’s Board meeting to another way of supporting its English learners – a summer writing camp. The summer program is in partnership with Young Writers Camp, a nonprofit program of the South Coast Writing Project (SCWriP) at UCSB, that has...
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Montecito Family YMCA Celebrates Father’s Day – a Tradition Started at the YMCA

Montecito Family YMCA Celebrates Father’s Day – a Tradition Started at the YMCA

MONTECITO — On Sunday, June 19, the Montecito Family YMCA joins the nation in celebrating Father’s Day and recognizing the impact fathers and adult male role models make in children’s lives. The Y, a leading nonprofit in fostering positive youth development, is dedicated to providing both resources and opportunities for fathers to further involve...
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Dads To Receive A Range Of Gifts For Father’s Day That Can Be Found At Centerpoint Mall

Dads To Receive A Range Of Gifts For Father’s Day That Can Be Found At Centerpoint Mall

A recent National Retail Federation survey shows total spending is expected to reach $14.3 billion, highest in the survey’s 13-year history OXNARD — It’s neckties, sporting goods and greeting cards, among other great gifts for Dads as shoppers head to Centerpoint Mall for Father’s Day presents with more than 49 retail, specialty, entertainment and dining options....
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Just Being Healthy in Today’s Mobile World

Just Being Healthy in Today’s Mobile World

Just Being Healthy (JBH) will participate in the 5th annual Global Wellness Day, an international day to celebrate wellness and healthy living, by working to improve a person’s total body wellness caused by the stressors of life, and in many cases the use of cellular devices. Local wellness expert, Bernita Brazier, licensed massage therapist...
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