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State Sen. Jackson’s Bill Authored in Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Offshore Oil Drilling Passes Key Assembly Committee

State Sen. Jackson’s Bill Authored in Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Offshore Oil Drilling Passes Key Assembly Committee

SACRAMENTO – In response to President Trump’s recent executive order opening the door to expanded offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters off the California coast, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to prohibit new pipelines or other infrastructure needed to support new federal oil and gas development passed out of the...
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Assemblymember Irwin Honors Roberto S. Juarez as Veteran of the Year

Assemblymember Irwin Honors Roberto S. Juarez as Veteran of the Year

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) honored Roberto S. Juarez as the 2017 Veteran of the Year. Roberto will be recognized at a reception at the Assemblymember’s district office in Camarillo on Friday, July 7. “During this Independence Day week, it’s important to remember those that have served our country,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin. “Roberto...
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Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Welcomes Gen. William J. Begert as New Board Member

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Welcomes Gen. William J. Begert as New Board Member

SANTA BARBARA — Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation (PCVF) welcomes Gen. William J. Begert to the Board of Directors. Begert bring years of experience in the United States Air Force to the board. Begert graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1968 and served until his retirement in 2004. Throughout his service, he flew...
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Bilingual commentary: Open Season on Women

Bilingual commentary: Open Season on Women

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 “Open season” is that time of the year when particular...
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RISE Launches Public Awareness Campaign

RISE Launches Public Awareness Campaign

New resources help make the connection between health and relationships SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — RISE is proud to announce the launch of its latest public awareness campaign focused on the relationship between health and experiences of sexual assault/abuse and intimate partner violence. “Traditionally at RISE, we focus on the mental and emotional health of our...
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Aspiring engineers in CSUCI’s Summer Bridge program to test the strength of their spaghetti bridges

Aspiring engineers in CSUCI’s Summer Bridge program to test the strength of their spaghetti bridges

CAMARILLO — After a month of study on various aspects of engineering design, physics and teamwork, 40 aspiring engineers from Hueneme High School will test their skills by building a bridge out of dry spaghetti, then seeing how much weight it will bear. The sixth annual Hueneme High School Academy of Engineering and Design Bridge...
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Volunteers Beautify Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Property in Los Osos During NeighborWorks Week

Volunteers Beautify Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Property in Los Osos During NeighborWorks Week

LOS OSOS — In recognition of NeighborWorks Week, held June 3-10, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) hosted a community service day on June 9 at South Bay Apartments in Los Osos. It was one of more than 200 events nationwide that gathered neighbors and volunteers to participate in community services projects. South Bay Apartments residents, and...
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EDC-VC Business Line: President’s Message

EDC-VC Business Line: President’s Message

Click here for the entire e-newsletter President’s Message   Bruce Stenslie It’s good news that increasingly we’re seeing national media and politicos as well as corporate leaders championing the value and return on investment for early child education. Consider, for example, that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is an outspoken advocate, noting that child development...
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Registration has begun for English as a Second Language — Basic English class at Oxnard College

Registration has begun for English as a Second Language — Basic English class at Oxnard College

OXNARD — Registration begins July 17 for “English as a Second Language — Basic English” class at Oxnard College, 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. Free books, free tutoring available. Classes begin Aug. 14. For more information, please contact us at 805-678-5907 or msanchez@vcccd.edu.
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July 20 — Ventura Hillsides Conservancy to host free community lecture, ‘Matilija Dam: Breaking the Barrier’

July 20 — Ventura Hillsides Conservancy to host free community lecture, ‘Matilija Dam: Breaking the Barrier’

VENTURA — On Thurs., July 20, at 7 p.m., the Ventura Hillsides Conservancy (VHC) will host a free community lecture entitled “Matilija Dam: Breaking the Barrier” at the Poinsettia Pavilion in Ventura. Paul Jenkin, founder of the Matilija Coalition and campaign coordinator for Ventura Surfrider Foundation, will discuss ongoing efforts to remove the obsolete Matilija Dam from the Ventura River....
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July 20 — Pacific Coast Business Times to present ‘Latino Business Awards’

July 20 — Pacific Coast Business Times to present ‘Latino Business Awards’

SANTA BARBARA — Pacific Coast Business Times, the region’s leading business news publication, is recognizing one of the leading segments in the Tri-Counties. This special section is accompanied by an evening reception to honor the winners on Thursday, July 20 from 5:50-7:30 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach. Publishes: June 23 • Event: July 20...
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July 22 — Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas to present Acting Workshop / Taller de actuación

July 22 — Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas to present Acting Workshop / Taller de actuación

    ¡Una gran oportunidad aprender de un maestro de teatro! A great opportunity to learn from one of masters of theater! ACTING WORKSHOP FOR TEATRO’S ACTORS James Donlon, Director of Men on the Verge of a His-panic Breakdown starring Armando Rey, is offering a workshop on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10am to...
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Bilingual report: July 24 through Aug. 4 — Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundations presents Summer Camps

Bilingual report: July 24 through Aug. 4 — Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundations presents Summer Camps

PASO ROBLES — The Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundations will present Summer Camps through Aug. 4. The Theater & Art camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 24 through 28. The Music & Dance camp will be held from July 31 through Aug. 4. Early enrollment starts now through May 31 at...
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July 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 28 — Ventura Hillsides Conservancy serves up ‘Nature on Tap’ – a summertime series of environmental lectures at Ventura’s Topa Topa Brewing Company

July 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 28 — Ventura Hillsides Conservancy serves up ‘Nature on Tap’ – a summertime series of environmental lectures at Ventura’s Topa Topa Brewing Company

VENTURA — The Ventura Hillsides Conservancy (VHC) is teaming up with Topa Topa Brewing Company to host a series of environmental lectures entitled “Nature on Tap” this summer. The public is invited to join VHC staff once a month in July, August and September to learn about local environmental topics and VHC’s mission, projects and programs. Lecture dates and...
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July 26 — SmART Talk: Sandra Torres

July 26 — SmART Talk: Sandra Torres

SANTA BARBARA — Meet Ojai-based ceramicist Sandra Torres as she presents her poetic collections of porcelain work and discusses her process and inspirations at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 26 at the Santa Barbara Museum of Contemporary Art, 653 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara. Originally trained as an architect Sandra Torres eventually transferred her creative outlet into...
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