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The Collection at RiverPark expands fashion empire adding Victoria’s Secret to its growing retail roster

OXNARD — The Collection at RiverPark, Oxnard’s premier retail, dining and entertainment destination, announced this week that Victoria’s Secret will join its budding line-up of fashion retailers this summer. Victoria’s Secret is the largest retailer of women’s lingerie and other fashion-inspired apparel collections. The 8,000 square foot store, which will be located on the...
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‘An Evening with 2015 Women’s World Cup Champion Carli Lloyd’ to be held at Arlington Theatre on Jan. 26

‘An Evening with 2015 Women’s World Cup Champion Carli Lloyd’ to be held at Arlington Theatre on Jan. 26

SANTA BARBARA — “An Evening with 2015 Women’s World Cup Champion Carli Lloyd’ to be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara. “Carli Lloyd isn’t just on a roll. She has morphed into a one-woman tsunami.” USA Today With perseverance, skill, confidence and sheer guts, soccer star Carli...
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UCSB to present ‘Culture Clash Muse & Morros: True Stories – Real People’ on Jan. 27

UCSB to present ‘Culture Clash  Muse & Morros: True Stories – Real People’ on Jan. 27

SANTA BARBARA — UCSB Arts & Lectures will present ‘Culture Clash  Muse & Morros: True Stories – Real People’ at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 at UCSB’s Campbell Hall. For 30 years, Culture Clash has scoured the nation searching for the American Character through the oral histories of its citizens. From the borders and in...
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Bilingual commentary: The Stars and Planets at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School

Bilingual commentary: The Stars and Planets at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes With so many children admiring celebrities these days and questionably holding them up as role models, it was refreshing this past Friday to attend McAuliffe Elementary School’s (Oxnard School District) annual “Astronomy Night.” The school is named in honor of Christa McAuliffe, the teacher-astronaut who tragically and heroically died...
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Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care Announces Rosanna Dellegrotti MSN, RN as Quality, Compliance & Education Director

Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care Announces Rosanna Dellegrotti MSN, RN as Quality, Compliance & Education Director

SANTA BARBARA – Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) welcomes Rosanna Dellegrotti MSN, RN, as new Director of Quality, Compliance & Education. Ms. Dellegrotti has more than 35 years of nursing experience; 22 years being in critical care and has held positions in administration and education in both acute and long term care. Prior to...
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Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care Welcomes Kyrie Belme as Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator

Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care Welcomes Kyrie Belme as Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator

SANTA BARBARA — Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care(VNHC) is pleased to announce Kyrie Belme as Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator. Belme brings experience working with local nonprofits and a flair for creativity. As Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator, Belme will assist in the development and application of the marketing strategy and act as liaison for...
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Girls Inc. Carpinteria Launches Literacy Initiative to Prepare Students for Academic Success

Girls Inc. Carpinteria Launches Literacy Initiative to Prepare Students for Academic Success

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria is kicking off the New Year with the implementation of a new after-school reading and literacy program at Carpinteria Unified School District school sites and on the Girls Inc. Carpinteria campus. The Literacy Initiative is designed to provide age-appropriate literacy programs for K-3rd grade girls to help them succeed,...
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Bilingual commentary: The Power of Parents

Bilingual commentary: The Power of Parents

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor We parents may not be aware of the power we possess to literally make or break the lives of our children. Teachers likewise exert enormous power over the lives of their students. As parents and teachers, we are not unlike the ancient Greek gods of mythology in our ability to cruelly...
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“Remembering Our Fallen” Traveling Portrait Exhibition on Display throughout Santa Barbara County

“Remembering Our Fallen” Traveling Portrait Exhibition on Display throughout Santa Barbara County

Deeply moving memorial exhibition features 721 photo portraits of California’s fallen SANTA BARBARA — The community is invited to the “Remembering Our Fallen” memorial exhibition that is on display in Santa Barbara County during the month of January. The deeply moving exhibition of portraits will feature 721 photos of men and women from California, including...
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Santa Barbara Humane Society Unveils New Logo for New Year

Santa Barbara Humane Society Unveils New Logo for New Year

SANTA BARBARA — Santa Barbara Humane Society is pleased to unveil a new logo with a contemporary color palette as we celebrate a new year. “Since 1887, the Santa Barbara Humane Society has been a resource for animal advocacy and education,” said Peggy Langle, Santa Barbara Humane Society Executive Director. “Our new logo includes the...
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Guest commentary: Adelante… into the New Year with Café on A

Guest commentary: Adelante… into the New Year with Café on A

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes 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 Armando Vazquez / Guest contributor It is hard to believe but this will be the 17th year that Debbie and I...
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The Collection at RiverPark announces Stefanie Muegel, Jill Almonia as new marketing team

The Collection at RiverPark announces Stefanie Muegel, Jill Almonia as new marketing team

OXNARD — The Collection at RiverPark, Oxnard’s premier fashion retail, dining and entertainment destination, recently announced Stefanie Muegel as the center’s Marketing Manager, and Jill Almonia as the Marketing and Business Development Coordinator. At The Collection, a CenterCal Properties, LLC shopping center, Muegel is responsible for creating and implementing marketing plans in accordance with...
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Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care Welcomes Scott Gordon as Annual Giving Coordinator

Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care Welcomes Scott Gordon as Annual Giving Coordinator

SANTA BARBARA — Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care (VNHC) is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Gordon as Annual Giving Coordinator. Gordon brings years of experience working in various professions including development, software and management, along with a background in the arts. As Annual Giving Coordinator, Gordon will be responsible for growing the...
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Bilingual commentary: What Is A Secular Catholic?

Bilingual commentary: What Is A Secular Catholic?

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor In the Jewish American community, many within the group quite proudly and nonchalantly refer to themselves as “secular Jews.” Within the U.S. Latino community, on the other hand, many are secular Catholics, but they don’t go around calling themselves that. After all, they’re católicos. Trying to tell them that they’re not...
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‘El Bracero – A Mariachi Opera’ to be presented at Oxnard College on Jan. 16

‘El Bracero – A Mariachi Opera’ to be presented at Oxnard College on Jan. 16

OXNARD — “El Bracero — A Mariachi Opera” will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Oxnard College Performing Arts Theater, 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. Featuring Mariachi Aguilas de Oxnard and Ballet Folklorico Mestizo. Set in the 1950s at the height of the Bracero program, “El Bracero” is a one-act “Mariachi Opera” which...
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