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Commentary: emPower Room by Room: A Tip-Top, Energy Efficient Bath Remodel

Commentary: emPower Room by Room: A Tip-Top, Energy Efficient Bath Remodel

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 Javier Saucedo • emPower Central Coast Energy Coach Are you getting to the breaking point being greeted day...
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Limón Condemns Federal Offshore Oil Expansion in Resolution and at Rally on Capitol Steps

Limón Condemns Federal Offshore Oil Expansion in Resolution and at Rally on Capitol Steps

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Monique Limón (D – Santa Barbara) presented Assembly Joint Resolution 29 to oppose the U.S. Department of Interior proposal to expand offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters, and joined the Sierra Club and other environmental advocates in a rally on the State Capitol steps. The rally was held ahead of the...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Feb. 9

Museum of Ventura County update for Feb. 9

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Speaking Of Ventura County Renowned photographer, and Ventura native, Neal Barr will be the featured speaker at the next “Speaking Of Ventura County“ speaker series, Tuesday,February 13, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at the Main Street location Barr will share highlights and personal...
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Jackson releases statement opposing Trump offshore oil drilling plan

Jackson releases statement opposing Trump offshore oil drilling plan

Only public hearing on offshore drilling plan will be held today in Sacramento SACRAMENTO – Today, to coincide with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s only public meeting on the Trump Administration’s plan to expand offshore oil development in federal waters,  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara), released the following statement: “Today, the Trump Administration is...
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Food benefits available for wildfire and/or mudslide victims

Food benefits available for wildfire and/or mudslide victims

VENTURA COUNTY — Individuals and families impacted by the wildfires and/or mudslides in Ventura or Santa Barbara Counties may be eligible to receive one month of Disaster CalFresh food assistance. A family of four with available monthly income and resources up to $2,755 per month may be eligible to receive up to $640 in...
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Bilingual commentary: On Waking Up

Bilingual commentary: On Waking Up

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 As optimistic as I generally feel, and as happy as...
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SBCC update for Feb. 8

SBCC update for Feb. 8

Message from the President – February 2018 Due to the disaster that continues to impact our community, our Spring semester was shifted one week later. I’m happy to report that our semester is in full swing and the campus is getting back to a normal routine. There is one story about the disaster response...
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 8

Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 8

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   POETRY AT THE CARNEGIE – THE JACKSON WHEELER SERIES  Verónica Reyes and Ellen Reich Saturday, February 10 6 pm  $5 / members free Organized by Phil Taggart & Hosted by Marsha de la O This event is supported in part by Poets & Writers   CAM BOOK CLUB Join fellow art and...
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Call for Entries for Annual Museum of Ventura County Wearable Art Fashion Show

Call for Entries for Annual Museum of Ventura County Wearable Art Fashion Show

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County announces the return of its Wearable Art Fashion Show and has opened its call for entries, with an entry deadline of March 1. “Wearing Our Stories: Rising from the Ashes” focuses on stitching together the stories of courage amid destruction and mending the devastation left behind by...
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Winners announced for 2018 Ventura County Academic Decathlon

Winners announced for 2018 Ventura County Academic Decathlon

VENTURA COUNTY — The Ventura County Office of Education is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Ventura County Academic Decathlon is Calabasas High School. Coming in second place is La Reina High School, followed by Westlake High School, which came in third. Oxnard High School is the winner of the “Super Quiz” portion of the...
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Limón Named Co-Chair of Natural Disaster Response, Recovery, and Rebuilding Select Committee

Limón Named Co-Chair of Natural Disaster Response, Recovery, and Rebuilding Select Committee

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Monique Limón (D – Santa Barbara) was named Co-Chair of the California State Assembly Select Committee on Natural Disaster Response, Recovery, and Rebuilding by Speaker Anthony Rendon. “As the impacts of extreme and irregular weather become more present in our lives, a greater understanding is needed about the compounding effect that drought, fire...
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Bilingual report: Food benefits available for California Wildfire, and/or Mudslide victims

Bilingual report: Food benefits available for California Wildfire, and/or Mudslide victims

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) today announced that individuals and families impacted by the wildfires and/or mudslides in Santa Barbara or Ventura Counties may be eligible to receive one month of Disaster CalFresh food assistance. A family of four with available monthly income and resources up to $2,755 per month may be...
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Museum of Ventura County Receives $1 Million Endowment

Museum of Ventura County Receives $1 Million Endowment

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County announced Feb. 2 that a $1 million gift made late last month established the Barbara Barnard Smith Museum of Ventura County Executive Director Fund which will provide permanent and ongoing financial support for the museum’s executive director position. “This visionary endowed gift allows us to designate funds to...
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RISE Receives Grant from The Community Foundation SLO County

RISE Receives Grant from The Community Foundation SLO County

Grant supports survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence PASO ROBLES — RISE has received a $10,000 grant from the Opportunity to Thrive Grant Program and The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County. This grant will be used to help survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence overcome barriers to their self-sufficiency. RISE’s...
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SBCC Board Appoints New Trustee

SBCC Board Appoints New Trustee

Robert Miller Appointed after application and interview process Robert Miller At a Special Meeting of the SBCC Board of Trustees on Friday February 2, the Board voted to appoint Robert Miller to fill the vacancy for Trustee Area 2 – Goleta. The Vacancy existed as a result of the resignation of Dr. Marianne Kugler...
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