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Museum of Ventura County update for Nov. 13

Museum of Ventura County update for Nov. 13

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Museum of Ventura County and California Resources Corporation Host a “Moment of Gratitude” The Museum of Ventura County and California Resources Corporation (CRC) hosted a “Moment of Gratitude,” on Thursday, Nov. 9, to thank city...
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Dec. 1 nomination deadline approaching for El Concilio’s 28th annual Latino Leadership Awards

Dec. 1 nomination deadline approaching for El Concilio’s 28th annual Latino Leadership Awards

El Concilio is asking for nominations for the 29th Annual Latino Leadership Awards scheduled for April 6th  2018. OXNARD — We’ve made it easier for you to send in your nomination. Click on link here or on flyer to take you to our on-line nomination form. Don’t delay we are less than one month away! El Concilio Family...
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Ventura County Public Works Agency disaster simulation training ensures county-wide state of storm readiness

Ventura County Public Works Agency disaster simulation training ensures county-wide state of storm readiness

VENTURA COUNTY — Even in drought years, severe floods happen: preparation helps save lives and property. The Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) conducted Storm Day, an annual disaster simulation drill, on Nov. 1, which focused on preparation for flooding stemming from a natural disaster and infrastructure damage. Storm Day 2017 simulated a severe...
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Bilingual commentary: Adjusting Education for the New Economy

Bilingual commentary: Adjusting Education for the New Economy

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Perhaps we need to re-think the entire approach to high school and college education as a new economic age dawns on the millennial generation beginning to enter the work force. Our curriculum has often been geared to preparing students for the traditional world of work. That...
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Museum of Ventura County, California Resources Corporation Host a ‘Moment of Gratitude’

Museum of Ventura County, California Resources Corporation Host a ‘Moment of Gratitude’

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County and California Resources Corporation (CRC) hosted a “Moment of Gratitude,” on Thursday, Nov. 9, to thank city and county officials and community members for their support throughout the Museum’s fiscal challenge. In a special presentation, CRC’s Amy Fonzo, manager, external relations, gave the museum a check for $5,000...
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Oxnard author René Corado returns from Costa Rica to participate in local author fair on Nov. 12

Oxnard author René Corado returns from Costa Rica to participate in local author fair on Nov. 12

OXNARD — René Corado, a Guatemalan Biologist and writer, author of the books El Lustrador and the Adventures of René Corado The Shoeshine Boy, and resident of Oxnard, was invited by the organization Partners In Flight to participate at the XXI Congreso SMBC y VI Congreso PIF para la Biología y la Conservación (XXI Congress...
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United Way of Ventura County update for Nov. 9

United Way of Ventura County update for Nov. 9

Click her for the entire e-newsletter   President’s Message Dear Friends, Last Saturday, over 200 parents and students attended United Way’s 2nd Annual GradNation Summit, which was the first fully bilingual program of its kind. This year’s theme “Student Success: You Make It Happen – College and Beyond” provided parents with information and tools to...
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‘Tis the Season’ – Oxnard is Gearing up to Celebrate the Holidays!

‘Tis the Season’ – Oxnard is Gearing up to Celebrate the Holidays!

OXNARD — Oxnard transforms into a winter wonderland this holiday season with a series of festive events ranging from massive lights displays to festive tours and tempting tamales! Oxnard kicks off the holiday season with the 67th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting set for Friday, December 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Plaza Park, Downtown Oxnard. The...
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The Oxnard Housing Authority Resident Services Program at La Colonia Neighborhood brings the community together to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

The Oxnard Housing Authority Resident Services Program at La Colonia Neighborhood brings the community together to celebrate Dia de los Muertos

OXNARD — A series of cultural workshops were hosted by the Oxnard Housing Authority Resident Services Program at La Colonia Neighborhood culminating with a Dia de los Muertos community celebration on November 2nd, 2017. Workshops were led by a local artist, Ana Carrillo, with the assistance of family members and local volunteers. Workshops included a...
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Ventura Home Buying Fair Prepares Local Employees for Local Home Ownership

Ventura Home Buying Fair Prepares Local Employees for Local Home Ownership

VENTURA — Local employees left the October 28th Coastal Housing Partnership Home Buying Fair with a new confidence in their potential to become home owners. They gained vital knowledge about the local real-estate market and home buying process. Real estate and lending experts were available to answer questions, in addition to the popular home...
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Nov. 8

Carnegie Art Museum update for Nov. 8

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   This week at CAM The Carnegie and CAM Studio will be CLOSED Saturday,  November 11 for Veteran’s Day. But, don’t miss the exhibition next door We Remember — Ventura County to Vietnam and Back,’ a multimedia display focusing on local veterans, located at the former Social Security building...
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Bilingual report: ACLU of Southern California Santa Barbara Chapter Presents A Fall Community Forum: ‘Immigrant Rights and Citizenship in the Trump Era’ on Nov. 8

Bilingual report: ACLU of Southern California Santa Barbara Chapter Presents A Fall Community Forum: ‘Immigrant Rights and Citizenship in the Trump Era’ on Nov. 8

SANTA BARBARA — Join the ACLU of Santa Barbara for an evening of community discussion on the significance of the Trump administration’s policy changes to immigration and citizenship.  Our lineup of speakers includes: Mohammad Tajsar, staff Attorney for the Southern California ACLU office. Mohammad will discuss his work on national security and counterterrorism policy, with...
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Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation Awards $485,000 in Grants Helping A Dozen Local Nonprofits

Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation Awards $485,000 in Grants Helping A Dozen Local Nonprofits

VENTURA COUNTY — The Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation announced twelve grants totaling $485,000. The grants will provide support in the areas of youth development, senior services, basic needs, the arts, veteran services, dental care, mental health, philanthropic services and scholarships. Since joining the Ventura County Community Foundation as a support organization...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Appoints Tory Milazzo, Wayne Rosing as New Trustees

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History  Appoints Tory Milazzo, Wayne Rosing as New Trustees

SANTA BARBARA — The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has announced that Salvatore “Tory” Milazzo and Wayne Rosing have joined its Board of Trustees. Salvatore “Tory” Milazzo is a Senior Portfolio Manager at HighMark Capital Management, Union Bank’s wholly owned registered investment adviser. He oversees investment portfolios for individuals, non-profit endowments and institutional clients. Tory...
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Santa Paula Museum of Art update for Nov. 6

Santa Paula Museum of Art update for Nov. 6

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   SANTA PAULA ART MUSEUM Where great art and community events are always in season… “Morning’s Promise” by Doug Singletary, oil, Collection of the artist © Doug Singletary THE TENTH ANNUAL ART ABOUT AGRICULTURE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, FROM 4 P.M. TO 6 P.M. Art About Agriculture, the popular...
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