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Through Sept. 24 — CIMM welcomes artist Daven Anderson for Summer Exhibit

The Rivers: A Celebration of Life & Work on America’s Waterways, with artist Daven Anderson on view July 17 – September 24, 2017 Opening Reception/Artist Talk: July 20 from 6 pm – 8 pm (Members  Only  5 pm – 6 pm)  In conjunction with his exhibition at CIMM, artist Daven Anderson will be holding a 2-day...
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Starting Sept. 28 through April 29 — From Marimba to Mariachi: ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! Announces New Season of Free Concerts

Starting Sept. 28 through April 29 — From Marimba to Mariachi: ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! Announces New Season of Free Concerts

From Marimba to Mariachi: ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! Announces New Season of Free Concerts Summary Five groups representing diverse traditions, innovation and inspiration in Latino music and dance: Buyepongo, Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet, La Cuneta Son Machin, Gaby Moreno, and Mariachi Aztlán Free family events in accessible neighborhood venues, followed by refreshments and...
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Continuing: Summer of Love 50th Anniversary exhibits at the Museum of Ventura County

Continuing: Summer of Love 50th Anniversary exhibits at the Museum of Ventura County

VENTURA — Summer of Love 50th Anniversary exhibits continues at the at the Museum of Ventura County. Experience the significance of the times through the community-based Tune In, Turn On, Drop Out pop-up exhibit featuring memorabilia from across Ventura County, including a special collection of cubbies curated by local individuals, each expressing a unique experience of...
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Ventura College Foundation appoints Anne King Interim Executive Director

Ventura College Foundation appoints Anne King Interim Executive Director

VENTURA — The board of directors of the Ventura College Foundation named Anne Paul King as its interim executive director following the resignation of Norbert Tan, effective July 7. King previously served as the Foundation’s development director for the past three years and will assume the new post on July 10. Norbert Tan had served...
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Bilingual commentary: The Economically Troubled Generation of Women

Bilingual commentary: The Economically Troubled Generation of 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 My daughter was born in the early 1980s. She’s close...
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Oxnard Salsa Challenge of 2017 — Last call for entries

Oxnard Salsa Challenge of 2017 — Last call for entries

View the entire e-newsletter here   It’s Time To Claim Your Fame! You can claim your bragging rights by entering your fabulous salsa recipe in the showdown of the year – the Oxnard Salsa Challenge of 2017 – Amateur Division recipe competition takes place on Sunday July 30th, during the 24th Annual Oxnard Salsa...
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Accreditation Reaffirmed for Santa Barbara City College

Accreditation Reaffirmed for Santa Barbara City College

SANTA BARBARA — Santa Barbara City College received reaffirmation of its accreditation status from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) earlier this month.  “I am very pleased that Santa Barbara City College received full reaffirmation of its accreditation standing with the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges” said Superintendent/President Anthony E....
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Assemblymember Irwin names Many Mansions as the Assembly District 44 Nonprofit of the Year

Assemblymember Irwin names Many Mansions as the Assembly District 44 Nonprofit of the Year

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) named Many Mansions as her 2017 Nonprofit of the Year. Every year members of the California State Assembly are asked to name an outstanding nonprofit to recognize during a ceremony on the floor of the California State Assembly. “Many Mansions has been at the forefront of advocating on...
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State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson selects the Environmental Defense Center as her Non-Profit of the Year

State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson selects the Environmental Defense Center as her Non-Profit of the Year

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) will honor the Environmental Defense Center as her 2017 Non-profit of the Year in the second annual California Nonprofits Day in Sacramento today. Formed in the wake of the devastating Santa Barbara oil spill, the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) is a non-profit environmental law firm that works...
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Studio Channel Islands Recognizes TOLD Corporation as Medici Award Winner

Studio Channel Islands Recognizes TOLD Corporation as Medici Award Winner

CAMARILLO — Studio Channel Islands is delighted to announce that the 2017 Medici Award winner is TOLD Corporation. The Medici Award is the highest recognition that Studio Channel Islands can give. Each year the Board of Directors of Studio Channel Islands select a recipient whose support has been transformative for the organization. TOLD Corporation has...
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Ventura County Public Works Agency awards 2017 Employees of the Year

Ventura County Public Works Agency awards 2017 Employees of the Year

VENTURA COUNTY — Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) awarded three veteran personnel with Employee of the Year awards at the Public Works Week resolution on May 23. Mariann Kovats, a Supervising Accounting Technician who works in the Central Services Department; John Bryson, a Public Works Maintenance Worker III in the Transportation Department; and...
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Gold Coast Health Plan to Invest $1.5 Million in Ventura County Programs

Gold Coast Health Plan to Invest $1.5 Million in Ventura County Programs

Medi-Cal Plan to Fund 16 Programs that Focus on Access to Health Care, Food and Housing CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) is awarding $1.5 million in grants to organizations throughout Ventura County for programs that focus on access to health care, food and housing. The grants are being awarded through GCHP’s Community Health...
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KCLU journalist wins 3rd national award

KCLU journalist wins 3rd national award

Society of Professional Journalists honors fire story WASHINGTON, D.C. — KCLU Radio News Director Lance Orozco received a national award for excellence in journalism on Friday. Orozco picked up the 2016 National Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award for Best Radio Breaking News Reporting among small-market stations at the National Press Club in...
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Jackson Bill To Create “California Trust Women” License Plate Passes Assembly Transportation Committee

Jackson Bill To Create “California Trust Women” License Plate Passes Assembly Transportation Committee

SACRAMENTO – As the White House and Republican Congress continue to threaten federal funding for family planning services in their latest healthcare proposal, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)  to create a specialized pro-choice license plate with proceeds benefiting reproductive healthcare in California has passed the Assembly Transportation Committee. The vote was...
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Porfirio Gutierrez, artist, master weaver and advocate named CAM Studio Artist in Residence

Porfirio Gutierrez, artist, master weaver and advocate named CAM Studio Artist in Residence

CAM STUDIO ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Porfirio Gutierrez, artist, master weaver and advocate comes from a long line of traditional Zapotec weavers from Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico where his family is still dedicated to this art.  He divides his time  between his hometown in Oaxaca and Ventura County, and is this summer’s CAM Studio...
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