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Dec. 1 nomination deadline approaching for El Concilio’s 28th annual Latino Leadership Awards

Dec. 1 nomination deadline approaching for El Concilio’s 28th annual Latino Leadership Awards

El Concilio is asking for nominations for the 29th Annual Latino Leadership Awards scheduled for April 6th  2018. OXNARD — We’ve made it easier for you to send in your nomination. Click on link here or on flyer to take you to our on-line nomination form. Don’t delay we are less than one month away! El Concilio Family...
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Bilingual commentary: Adjusting Education for the New Economy

Bilingual commentary: Adjusting Education for the New Economy

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Perhaps we need to re-think the entire approach to high school and college education as a new economic age dawns on the millennial generation beginning to enter the work force. Our curriculum has often been geared to preparing students for the traditional world of work. That...
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Happily Ever After: Graduates of Self-sufficiency Program Celebrated with Major Community Partners

Happily Ever After: Graduates of Self-sufficiency Program Celebrated with Major Community Partners

SANTA BARBARA — At 43, James Coronado is on the road to advancing his career in education, having recently earned his master’s degree from Antioch University. And surrounded by his wife and children, Coronado celebrated yet another graduation Oct. 19 as community leaders recognized him and 12 others for their completion of Housing Authority...
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‘Round Up’ Your Purchases to Support Hospice of Santa Barbara

‘Round Up’ Your Purchases to Support Hospice of Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA — Whether your latest house renovation project involves new flooring, plumbing facilities, or just a simple paint job, your home improvement purchases could help support life-changing programs in your community. From now through Nov. 7, shoppers at the Santa Barbara Home Improvement Center can round up their purchases to the nearest dollar...
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Halloween brings community, residents together at the Villas at Higuera affordable housing complex

Halloween brings community, residents together at the Villas at Higuera affordable housing complex

SANTA BARBARA — Everyone knows Halloween is about tricks and treats, but it’s also about coming together as a community – and being a kid. Children from Peoples’ Self-Help Housing’s (PSHH) Villas at Higuera affordable housing complex dressed in festive costumes Tuesday evening, donning everything from pirate to princess attire, and carved pumpkins that...
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7 de diciembre — Ultima Presentacion del 2017

7 de diciembre — Ultima Presentacion del 2017

View this email in your browser OXNARD — Ultima Presentacion del 2017. Programas y Servicios de SBA para Iniciar o Crecer tu Negocio at 7 de diciembre.  
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Housing Authority Welcomes New Board Commissioners Dave Gustafson, Pat Wheatley

Housing Authority Welcomes New Board Commissioners Dave Gustafson, Pat Wheatley

SANTA BARBARA — The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara is pleased to announce that Dave Gustafson and Patricia “Pat” Wheatley have been appointed to its Board of Commissioners. As retired Housing and Redevelopment Manager and Assistant Community Development Director for the City of Santa Barbara, Dave Gustafson holds extensive experience in...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Appoints Dennis Allen as a New Trustee

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Appoints Dennis Allen as a New Trustee

SANTA BARBARA — Dennis Allen is board Chairman of Allen Construction, a general contracting firm, specializing in environmentally-friendly, custom residential and commercial buildings. Dennis is active in local community organizations, including the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and the zero net energy committee of the Community Environmental Council. For the past...
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Centerpoint Mall To Open New Free Indoor Playground on Oct. 27. Joins Lazer Broadcasting to Raise Funds For Children’s Hospital

Centerpoint Mall To Open New Free Indoor Playground on Oct. 27. Joins Lazer Broadcasting to Raise Funds For Children’s Hospital

Oxnard Chamber of Commerce to lead a ribbon-cutting ceremony while students from area schools to enjoy the new indoor playground OXNARD — Centerpoint Mall is set to open its new PlayTime Free Indoor Playground on Friday, October 27 at 11 a.m. To celebrate the opening, Centerpoint Mall is hosting Lazer Broadcasting for its 10th Annual live broadcast to...
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CenCal Health Earns Excellent Rating and Recognition among California’s Medicaid Plans

CenCal Health Earns Excellent Rating and Recognition among California’s Medicaid Plans

SANTA BARBARA — CenCal Health rated in the top 5 percent of Medicaid plans nationally for 2 important areas of care, and in the top 10 percent for an additional 12 areas of care according to the most recent state quality measurement ratings. For CenCal Health’s Santa Barbara County managed care product, these exceptional...
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Local Engineers Provide Career Advice at Cal State Northridge

Local Engineers Provide Career Advice at Cal State Northridge

NORTHRIDGE — Two local engineers from Ventura County have made a presentation at California State University, Northridge for career guidance to students. It was arranged by the student chapter of The American Society of Civil Engineers at the University. Engineering students of various disciplines, and others from management classes were present to hear the presentations provided...
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Women’s Economic Ventures Honors Trailblazer and Business of the Year Award Winners at “Empowerment is Priceless” Fundraiser

Women’s Economic Ventures Honors Trailblazer and Business of the Year Award Winners at “Empowerment is Priceless” Fundraiser

Annual event raises more than $400,000 to support local entrepreneurs SANTA BARBARA — Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) welcomed close to 400 guests and raised more than $400,000 at their Empowerment is Priceless event held on October 10th at the Fess Parker Hotel in Santa Barbara. The non-profit’s annual breakfast fundraiser recognized WEV’s 2017 Trailblazer, Business...
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Ferguson Case Orr Paterson Announces New Partner

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson Announces New Partner

VENTURA COUNTY — Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP (FCOP), Ventura County’s largest law firm, is pleased to announce that Joshua S. Hopstone has been elevated to partner, beginning Jan. 1, 2018. In his seven years at FCOP, Hopstone has built a strong practice focused primarily on complex business and real estate related matters. He...
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New Board Members Bring Higher Education Experience to EDC-VC

New Board Members Bring Higher Education Experience to EDC-VC

VENTURA COUNTY — Dr. Greg Gillespie, chancellor, Ventura County Community College District and Ysabel Trinidad, vice president for finance and administration at California State University Channel Islands are the newest Economic Development Collaborative–Ventura County board members. “Greg and Ysabel each have more than 25 years’ experience in higher education leadership. Their insight into university-level...
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Ferguson Case Orr Paterson Attorney to Receive Ventura County Bar Association’s Public Service Award

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson Attorney to Receive Ventura County Bar Association’s Public Service Award

VENTURA COUNTY — Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP (FCOP) attorney Joseph L. Strohman, Jr. has been named by the Ventura County Bar Association (VCBA) as this year’s recipient of the Ben E. Nordman Public Service Award. The honor is in recognition of Strohman’s 30-plus years’ commitment of public service to the community. Strohman has...
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