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OSD Superintendent Recognized as Superhero

OSD Superintendent Recognized as Superhero

Association of California School Administrators’ Summer Matters Awards OXNARD — Dr. Cesar Morales, Superintendent of the Oxnard School District, is one of three school superintendents honored with the Summer Matters Superhero Award for his efforts to support and expand summer learning programs for youth in his district. The Association of California State Administrators (ACSA) awarded the recognition...
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Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau update for Feb. 2

Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau update for Feb. 2

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Build your own Ventura itinerary in minutes!Visit Ventura is excited to announce a new tool that makes travel planning easy, enjoyable and personal by combining artificial intelligence with local expertise to build travel itineraries around your travel preferences. First, choose your travel style; do you like adventure,...
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Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara update for Feb. 1

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara update for Feb. 1

Click here for entire e-newsletter   UPCOMING EVENTS EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW Cecily Brown: Rehearsal On view January 28 – June 3, 2018 MCASB Main Space Cecily Brown: Rehearsal, curated by Claire Gilman, Senior Curator at The Drawing Center, is the artist’s first museum show on the West Coast and the first exhibition dedicated to her...
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Bilingual commentary: Getting a Bit Too Dependent on Technology

Bilingual commentary: Getting a Bit Too Dependent on Technology

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 Drivers used to have to depend on primitive technology to...
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Pacific Western Bank Contributes $100,000 to United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund

Pacific Western Bank Contributes $100,000 to United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund

CENTRAL COAST — Pacific Western Bank has donated $100,000 to the United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund to assist in rebuilding the Santa Barbara and Ventura County communities ravaged by disaster. The local United Way offices established the fund in December 2017 and later extended it to benefit flood victims. One-hundred percent of...
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County emPower Program Contractor Receives Statewide Recognition from SoCalGas for Local Home Energy Efficiency Services

County emPower Program Contractor Receives Statewide Recognition from SoCalGas for Local Home Energy Efficiency Services

CENTRAL COAST — The County’s emPower program is pleased to kick off a new year by congratulating one of its participating local contractors, Progressive Insulation & Windows. On Jan. 16 Progressive Insulation & Windows received statewide recognition and a 2018 Energy Upgrade California Award from SoCalGas. Progressive is also recipient of a past emPower...
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Camarillo Hospice Grief Support in February

Camarillo Hospice Grief Support in February

Grief Support for Children and Teens Camarillo Hospice, a Program of Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurses Association, will be offering a children and teens grief support group the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 5:30 to 7:00 pm starting January 3, 2018. The Good Grief Club designed for children ages 6 to 13...
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February — Livingston Memorial presents free Community Education Classes and Events

February — Livingston Memorial presents free Community Education Classes and Events

VENTURA COUNTY — As Ventura County’s only non-profit Home Health and Hospice provider, Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association supports the total well-being of our community. As part of our services, we host free monthly education classes throughout the county which include the following: Social Services/Bereavement Groups Ojai Caregiver Support Group: Monday, February 5th and Tuesday, February 13th...
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Feb. 16 — New UCSB series, “Changing Faces of U.S. Citizenship,” debuts with talk followed by panel discussion

Feb. 16 — New UCSB series, “Changing Faces of U.S. Citizenship,” debuts with talk followed by panel discussion

By Jim Logan • UCSB Few issues in the current U.S. political climate sparks more fervent debate than the role and fate of undocumented immigrants. A new series at UC Santa Barbara, “Changing Faces of U.S. Citizenship,” will explore immigration and seeks to bring the Santa Barbara community into the national conversation on this...
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Feb. 16 — Ventura County Celebrates Women’s Heart Health with Annual Go Red For Women Luncheon

Feb. 16 — Ventura County Celebrates Women’s Heart Health with Annual Go Red For Women Luncheon

VENTURA — Did you know that in the U.S., cardiovascular diseases kill approximately one woman every 80 seconds?  The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Together, let’s unite to prevent heart disease and stroke. The Ventura County Go Red For Women Luncheon will...
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Feb. 17 through March 24 — Support group for adults that were in evacuation zones

Feb. 17 through March 24 — Support group for adults that were in evacuation zones

SANTA BARBARA — As our community continues to heal from the effects of the devastating Thomas Fire and Flood, Hospice of Santa Barbara is committed to coming alongside individuals and families who may be grieving during this difficult time. Hospice of Santa Barbara is offering four new support groups, including a Carpinteria Thomas Disaster...
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Feb. 17 – 18 — ‘Art Comes Alive’ at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Feb. 17 – 18 — ‘Art Comes Alive’ at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

OXNARD — Come celebrate with the Channel Islands Maritime Museum (CIMM) when History Comes to life! from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18. Docents and friends of the museum dress up in costume and activate the spirit of various paintings, ship models, and time periods featured in the pieces on...
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Feb. 19 through April 22 — Ojai artist Lorraine Serena explores the peace and power of nature in CSUCI exhibition

Feb. 19 through April 22 — Ojai artist Lorraine Serena explores the peace and power of nature in CSUCI exhibition

Opening reception on Feb. 22 CAMARILLO — An artistic exploration of Mother Nature untouched was nearly consumed by Mother Nature unleashed when the Thomas fire threatened the works of Ojai artist Lorraine Serena. Serena, whose work will appear in an upcoming exhibition at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI), was evacuated from her Ojai home four times as...
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Feb. 20 through March 27 — Support Group for adults grieving the death of a friend due to Thomas Disaster

Feb. 20 through March 27 — Support Group for adults grieving the death of a friend due to Thomas Disaster

SANTA BARBARA — As our community continues to heal from the effects of the devastating Thomas Fire and Flood, Hospice of Santa Barbara is committed to coming alongside individuals and families who may be grieving during this difficult time. Hospice of Santa Barbara is offering four new support groups, including a Carpinteria Thomas Disaster...
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Feb. 21 — Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics and New Realm Technology Recognize Children’s Dental Health Month with the Launch ToothHero App to Encourage Good Oral Hygiene

Feb. 21 — Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics and New Realm Technology Recognize  Children’s Dental Health Month with the Launch ToothHero App to Encourage Good Oral Hygiene

SANTA BARBARA — The Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (SBNC) is celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month with the launch of the ToothHero app, a game which will help kids fight plaque! Parents can bring their children to Franklin Elementary School, located at 1111 East Mason Street, Santa Barbara, on February 21st at 5:30 pm to...
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