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YCE, Inc. rolls out the “green carpet” to over 300 guests for “Dream Big” movie premiere on Feb. 26

YCE, Inc. rolls out the “green carpet” to over 300 guests for “Dream Big” movie premiere on Feb. 26

VENTURA — Ventura-based YCE, Inc. a woman-owned engineering and surveying firm, hosted the local premiere of Dream Big – Engineering Our World at the Collection’s Century Riverpark 16 theater on Feb. 26. Over 300 enthusiastic guests were greeted by YCE, Inc. owner Marta Alvarez, were given brightly colored reusable shopping bags filled with treasures and posed for pictures...
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April 13 — Poet Laureate Richard Blanco to speak at Ventura College

April 13 — Poet Laureate Richard Blanco to speak at Ventura College

VENTURA — Diversity in Culture Festival Featured Presentation: Poet Laureate Richard Blanco, Thursday, April 13 at 1pm in the Ventura College Applied Science Center, Room 150. Seating is limited, free admission, please reserve your tickets on EventBrite. Richard Blanco, the fifth Inaugural poet of the United States, holds the distinction of being the first Latino, first immigrant, first...
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April 9 — CAUSE Action Fund Leadership Reception to be held in Santa Barbara

April 9 — CAUSE Action Fund Leadership Reception to be held in Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA — The CAUSE Action Fund Leadership Reception will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m.Sunday, April 9 at the Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center, 1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara. The event will honor Dr. Greg Freeland and Sharon Hoshida. Tickets are $50, reserved seating. Click here for tickets or more information.
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Ventura Family YMCA Youth & Government Delegates Return from Training & Elections Conference in Fresno

Ventura Family YMCA Youth & Government Delegates Return from Training & Elections Conference in Fresno

VENTURA — The Channel Islands YMCA Youth & Government delegation joined more than 3,500 youth from across the state in Fresno for their second Training & Elections conference held Jan. 14-16 at the Fresno Convention Center. Twenty-four teens with the Ventura Family YMCA were part of the team. The Youth & Government program offered...
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April 4 — CSUCI to be bathed in blue in honor of “Light it Up Blue” Global Autism Awareness

April 4 — CSUCI to be bathed in blue in honor of “Light it Up Blue” Global Autism Awareness

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) sophomore Samuel Capozzi doesn’t speak in the traditional sense, but his is the voice of many with autism. Capozzi, 21, will be one of the students with autism who will address the crowd at CSUCI’s 6thAnnual “Light It Up Blue” 2017, a Global Autism Awareness Event. The observance will be...
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Through April 2 — LA artists share personal stories with sculpture and photography in art exhibit at CSUCI

Through April 2 — LA artists share personal stories with sculpture and photography in art exhibit at CSUCI

CAMARILLO — The work of Los Angeles artists Lesley Krane and Cecilia Z. Miguez will be on display from March 1 through April 2 at the John Spoor Broome Library Gallery on the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) campus. The opening reception of “Personal Stories/Shared Narratives” will be March 7 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the...
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April 2 is Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County & the Agriculture Museum

April 2 is Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County & the Agriculture Museum

VENTURA COUNTY — The first Sunday of every month is free admission at The Museum of Ventura County and The Agriculture Museum, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free First Sunday, April 2, features a nature-themed Earth Day celebration, including a planet earth craft for kids, from 1-3 p.m., funded through the generosity of...
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April 3 — With “Eat Local” Focus, Pioneering Community Magazine Organization with Editions Across North America Celebrates 15 Years Edible Ojai & Ventura County Marks Milestone Anniversary

April 3 — With “Eat Local” Focus, Pioneering Community Magazine Organization with Editions Across North America Celebrates 15 Years Edible Ojai & Ventura County Marks Milestone Anniversary

VENTURA COUNTY — Regional magazine Edible Ojai & Ventura County, part of Edible Communities–the James Beard Foundation award-winning family of 100 locally owned and licensed food magazines—is celebrating its 15th anniversary this spring. It’s a milestone shared by its parent organization, Edible Communities Inc., and will be marked by Edible publications across the U.S....
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April 13 — Gallery Talk: The Art of Self-Expression with Seana-Marie Sesma

April 13 — Gallery Talk: The Art of Self-Expression with Seana-Marie Sesma

SANTA PAULA — During a gallery talk on Thursday, April 13, 2017, Santa Paula Art Museum docent Seana-Marie Sesma will share her personal discovery of community and art at the annual “Burning Man” event. The talk begins at 3:00 p.m. Burning Man is an artistic gathering that takes place at Black Rock City, a temporary...
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Bilingual report: Ventura County’s Indigenous Language Radio Station Launches on FM

Bilingual report: Ventura County’s Indigenous Language Radio Station Launches on FM

OXNARD — The Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) is thrilled to announce that our indigenous language radio station, Radio Indigena, can now be reached on your FM dial. After three years of careful preparation, training, and initial internet broadcasting, Radio Indigena can now be heard on 94.1 FM in Port Hueneme, Oxnard, El Rio, Saticoy,...
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April 9 — Museum of Ventura County Launches New Monthly Series, La Vida Local—Leadership Perspectives

April 9 — Museum of Ventura County Launches New Monthly Series, La Vida Local—Leadership Perspectives

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County is launching a new monthly discussion series, La Vida Local—Leadership Perspectives, featuring moderated conversations with Ventura County leaders sharing their vision for the future. The first event takes place 1–2:30 p.m., April 9, at the Ventura County Museum Plaza Pavilion, 100 East Main Street, Ventura, and will...
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April 4 — Ben & Jerry’s at The Collection at RiverPark Serves Fans Fun Flavors and Free Ice Cream

April 4 — Ben & Jerry’s at The Collection at RiverPark Serves Fans Fun Flavors and Free Ice Cream

OXNARD — Ben & Jerry’s fans can mark April 4th on their calendars as the 2017 Ben & Jerry-est day of the year: Free Cone Day! For the past 38 years, Ben & Jerry’s has opened Scoop Shops to dish out free ice cream to fans, thanking them for being so uniquely awesome. To...
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May 5 — 6th annual 5K Walk for Mental Wellness Aims to Stomp Out Stigma

May 5 — 6th annual 5K Walk for Mental Wellness Aims to Stomp Out Stigma

SANTA BARBARA — The Mental Wellness Center will kick off Mental Health Month in May with its 6th Annual 5K Walk for Mental Wellness on Friday, May 5th at East Beach Bathhouse. All community members are invited to join the nonprofit’s efforts to change the perception of mental health by stomping out stigma at the...
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May 5 — Reservations being accepted for 28th annual El Concilio Family Services’ Latino Leadership Awards

May 5 — Reservations being accepted for 28th annual El Concilio Family Services’ Latino Leadership Awards

OXNARD — Reservations are being accepted for 28th annual El Concilio Family Services’ Latino Leadership Awards from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 5 at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard. The 2017 Honorees are: Cesar Morales,Ed.D. Javier Romero, MD Joseph Schroeder Joel Diaz Litzy Hernandez Marian Carrasco Nungaray, Ed.D. Mark Varela...
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April 15 — Chicana/o Studies Summit of Ventura County to be held at Oxnard College

April 15 — Chicana/o Studies Summit of Ventura County to be held at Oxnard College

OXNARD — Connecting the Community to the University with Self Determination SATURDAY APRIL 15th 9 am-5 pm OXNARD COLLEGE PERFORMING ARTS BUILDING Lunch Provided! Keynote Speaker at 11:15 am: Dr. Irene Vasquez, Chicana/o Studies, University of New Mexico Cultural Pachanga Reception at 3:30pm: Chicano Secret Service, M.C. Rubisela, Aztlan Underground Join us in connecting the community...
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