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Conservation of the American Pyramids (CAP) presenta ‘Anahuac: Raices y Esencia del Mexico Antiguo’ el 23 y 24 de julio

Conservation of the American Pyramids (CAP) presenta ‘Anahuac: Raices y Esencia del Mexico Antiguo’ el 23 y 24 de julio

SANTA BARBARA — Conservation of the American Pyramids (CAP) presenta al Maestro Guillermo Marin, Autor y Profesor de Historia, radicado en Oaxaca, Mexico, quien visitará por primera vez Santa Barbara y dictará un Taller:  ANAHUAC:  RAICES Y ESENCIA DEL MEXICO ANTIGUO el 23 y 24 de Julio. “La Identidad Cultural resulta un valioso instrumento que...
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Mental Wellness Center Welcomes Andrea Carnaghe as New Board Chair

Mental Wellness Center Welcomes Andrea Carnaghe as New Board Chair

SANTA BARBARA— The Mental Wellness Center is proud to announce Andrea Carnaghe as the organization’s new board chair. The Mental Wellness Center is a private, non-profit organization providing recovery, education, and support services for individuals affected by mental illness including youth, adults, families and the community. Carnaghe brings nearly three decades of experience in...
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Fireworks by the Sea- Channel Islands Harbor celebrates July 4th with a full day of food and fun

Fireworks by the Sea- Channel Islands Harbor celebrates July 4th with a full day of food and fun

OXNARD — Channel Islands Harbor celebrates the 4th of July with a full day of family activities. Fireworks display begins at 9 p.m., but there is plenty to do before then. July 4th festivities begin with the Channel Islands Harbor 10K Race & 5K Fun Run/Walk along Sunset Lane, Hollywood Beach. Registration and check-in...
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Bilingual commentary: Are We Losing Our National Mind?

Bilingual commentary: Are We Losing Our National Mind?

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 David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Not long ago, we were starting to get used to the idea that reality-TV...
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Communications Expert to Discuss the Subtle Art of Turning Detractors into Advocates at June PRSA Gold Coast Chapter Meeting on June 22

Communications Expert to Discuss the Subtle Art of Turning Detractors into Advocates at June PRSA Gold Coast Chapter Meeting on June 22

CAMARILLO — Finding common ground with those who disagree with you and your company can be a challenging task. But, as communications expert Dave Barthmuss, former group manager, communications for General Motors’ West Coast Region explains it, through transparency and understanding, businesses can turn even the most stubborn detractors into advocates. He will discuss...
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Victory Gymnastics Celebrates National Olympic Day with Open House on June 23

Victory Gymnastics Celebrates National Olympic Day with Open House on June 23

NEWBURY PARK — To celebrate National Olympic Day, Victory Gymnastics Academy will host an open house for families and children interested in learning first-hand about the sport of gymnastics. The free event takes place June 23, 5:15 – 7 p.m., 2330 Teller Road, Newbury Park and will offer a variety of activities for children...
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A Different Point of View’s 3-Day Aviation Career Program Begins June 24

A Different Point of View’s 3-Day Aviation Career Program Begins June 24

SANTA BARBARA — Local aviation nonprofit A Different Point of View (ADPOV) will give youth hands-on training in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) during its Aviation Career Program, June 24-26. This uniquely focused program, held at the Santa Barbara Airport, will allow students — ages 14-20 — to explore aviation and the many...
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Writer, biologist Rene Corado to be keynote speaker at VCCDC 4th annual Homeownership Fair on June 25

Writer, biologist Rene Corado to be keynote speaker at VCCDC 4th annual Homeownership Fair on June 25

OXNARD — Writer, biologist Rene Corado will be the keynote speaker at VCCDC 4th annual Homeownership Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the VCCDC Homeownership Center, 2231 Sturgis Road, Oxnard. Rene is the author of the book “El Lustrador” (Shoeshine Boy) in which he tells us about his life...
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Carnegie Art Museum’S ‘Arcade Poetry Series’ to feature Ángel García and Teddy Macker on June 25

Carnegie Art Museum’S ‘Arcade Poetry Series’ to feature Ángel García and Teddy Macker on June 25

OXNARD — The Carnegie Art Museum “Arcade Poetry Series” will feature Ángel García and Teddy Macker at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at 424 S. C St., Oxnard. Ángel García has lived in several cities throughout Southern California. He has worked in the field of education for several years as a tutor, residential advisor, instructor, and...
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Teatro de las Américas to present ‘Words From A Cuban Father’ and ‘Circo de tu corazón’ June 25, 26

Teatro de las Américas to present ‘Words From A Cuban Father’ and ‘Circo de tu corazón’ June 25, 26

WHAT Words From A Cuban Father and Circo de tu corazón WHO Teatro de las Americas and Oxnard College present a double header of theatrical fun with playwright and performer Alina Ceñal and director and performer James Donlon WHEN Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 8pm and Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 5pm WHERE Teatro...
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CAUSE Action Fund to present ‘Quinceañera AT The Ranch’ at Rancho Las Posas, Somis on June 26

CAUSE Action Fund to present ‘Quinceañera AT The Ranch’ at Rancho Las Posas, Somis on June 26

SOMIS — The CAUSE Action Fund will present “Quinceañera AT The Ranch” from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 26 at Rancho Las Posas, 4192 Bradley Road, Somis. The event celebrates the CAUSE Action Fund’s 15th anniversary. RSVP by June 10. Click here, call 805-658-0810, ext. 210 or send an email to Jovita Valdez at jovita@causenow.org for...
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Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) Honors 78 Business Training Graduates

Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) Honors 78 Business Training Graduates

CENTRAL COAST — Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) celebrated the accomplishments of 78 women and men who have successfully completed WEV’s Self-Employment Training program during a ceremony held at the New Vic Theater in Santa Barbara the evening of May 17th. 48 of the graduates are from Santa Barbara County and 30 from Ventura County....
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Beat the Summer Heat Without Hurting your Wallet

Beat the Summer Heat Without Hurting your Wallet

CENTRAL COAST — Temperatures are on the rise and summer is just around the corner. But you won’t have to keep your home’s air conditioning unit cranked up throughout the coming months just to stay cool. In fact, with a few tips from the County’s emPower program, you’ll be able to beat the heat,...
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VCCDC Celebrates 15 Years of Changing Lives Through Homeownership

VCCDC Celebrates 15 Years of Changing Lives Through Homeownership

An accomplished local activist, Rodney Fernandez made it his life’s work to achieve the impossible. The Ventura County Community Development Corporation (VCCDC) was founded by Rodney as a way to bring together private financing and public funding to bring homeownership within reach. Given the staggeringly high prices of homes in Ventura County, many people...
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LinkedIn Volunteers Lend a Helping Hand at Santa Barbara Humane Society

LinkedIn Volunteers Lend a Helping Hand at Santa Barbara Humane Society

SANTA BARBARA — A group of LinkedIn employees joined the Santa Barbara Humane Society for an afternoon of volunteering. The group was hard at work repainting worn benches and later spent time with the adoptable dogs. “We’re thrilled to have LinkedIn volunteer their time at the Santa Barbara Humane Society in their efforts to...
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