Cultural

Bilingual report: Clinicas Del Camino Real Inc. is hosting a Dental Health Fair on Feb. 24 in honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month

Bilingual report: Clinicas Del Camino Real Inc. is hosting a Dental Health Fair on Feb. 24 in honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month

OXNARD — February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. If you have a baby or toddler, you may have questions about thumb sucking, your child’s first dental visit or how and when to clean your child’s teeth. If so, on Saturday, February 24th from 10am-2pm, Clinicas invites the Ventura County Community to join them for...
Read More »

Bilingual report: Acocote Nuevo, Tlachiquero Viejo: Experience Counts!

Bilingual report: Acocote Nuevo, Tlachiquero Viejo: Experience Counts!

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 This is the first in a series of essays (short...
Read More »

Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 22

Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 22

Click here for the entire e-newsletter CAM STUDIO GALLERY Guest Studio Artists in Residency Hours: Dominga Opazo –  11am – 3 pm     Thurs- Sat Brian Paumier–       noon – 5 pm      Saturdays Jaime Bailon-         1-5 pm             Sundays CAM Studio is located at 329 N. Fifth St. (adjacent to the Carnegie facing Plaza Park). CAM Studio is...
Read More »

Fourth annual Sal Castro Memorial conference (Feb. 23-24) celebrates the 50th anniversary of East L.A. Blowouts

Fourth annual Sal Castro Memorial conference (Feb. 23-24) celebrates the 50th anniversary of East L.A. Blowouts

The Fight for Justice in Education By Suzanna Ackroyd • UCSB SANTA BARBARA — On a gray and cloudy day in March 1968, more than a thousand Mexican American students took a stand against decades of substandard education and walked out of their Los Angeles classrooms. Encouraged by teacher and activist Sal Castro, they took...
Read More »

CSUCI History major wins internship with the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

CSUCI History major wins internship with the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) History major Samantha Mendoza was in 12th grade when she decided she wanted to be a librarian. “I had talked to my dad about it and he suggested I work at the Smithsonian, and that could be my end goal,” Mendoza said. “And I thought I’d be about 80 years old...
Read More »

32nd Session of the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) seeks teen artists, writers, and performers

32nd Session of the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) seeks teen artists, writers, and performers

Summer 2018 Applications must be submitted on or before February 28, 2018. California State Summer School for the Arts provides the highest quality professional artistic training to the most deserving teenagers regardless of their economic situation. More than 30 percent of our students receive financial aid. CSSSA expects to equal or surpass that record in...
Read More »

Oxnard teen, skilled boxer honored as BGCOP’s Youth of the Year

Oxnard teen, skilled boxer honored as BGCOP’s Youth of the Year

OXNARD — Singled out among several outstanding youth, 18-year-old Valeria Virgen has been chosen as this year’s Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme. A 10-year Club member, Virgen is a hard-working senior at Rio Mesa High School and hopes to major in business administration...
Read More »

Museum of Ventura County update for Feb. 19

Museum of Ventura County update for Feb. 19

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Figure Drawing Join the Museum’s Resident Artist Ryan Carr for the next scheduled figure drawing session at 6 p.m., February 20, at  Leashless Brewing, 585 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura. This popular event meets twice-monthly to draw live, clothed models....
Read More »

Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 15

Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 15

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   CAM Pulse If you missed last Saturday’s Poetry at the Carnegie – The Jackson Wheeler Series, thanks to Phil Taggart, Ventura County’s Poet Laureate the readings were filmed and can be viewed by clicking on each reader’s names, host Marsha de la O, Alyssa Ramirez, Sharon Venezio, and Ellen Reich whom so generously  supported...
Read More »

Ongoing — Ventura County Genealogical Society to launch FREE Mexican American Workshop

Ongoing — Ventura County Genealogical Society to launch FREE Mexican American Workshop

VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY https://venturacogensoc.org (See website for other free events, current time, date, and place) FREE WORKSHOP: MEXICAN AMERICAN SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG) Meets monthly, every Meets monthly, every 2nd Saturday 10:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m. Camarillo Library, 4101 E. Las Posas Rd., Camarillo, 2nd-floor computer room. Want to learn Genealogy to research...
Read More »

Santa Maria Families Empowered to Navigate Healthcare at First-ever Event for CenCal Health’s New Members

Santa Maria Families Empowered to Navigate Healthcare at First-ever Event for CenCal Health’s New Members

SANTA MARIA — Nearly 80 of CenCal Health’s newest members participated in the “Journey of Learning,” a family-focused health education event in Santa Maria. As the health insurance provider for nearly 179,000 people in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, CenCal Health is dedicated to creating new types of outreach to engage access...
Read More »

Museum of Ventura County update for Feb. 9

Museum of Ventura County update for Feb. 9

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Speaking Of Ventura County Renowned photographer, and Ventura native, Neal Barr will be the featured speaker at the next “Speaking Of Ventura County“ speaker series, Tuesday,February 13, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at the Main Street location Barr will share highlights and personal...
Read More »

SBCC update for Feb. 8

SBCC update for Feb. 8

Message from the President – February 2018 Due to the disaster that continues to impact our community, our Spring semester was shifted one week later. I’m happy to report that our semester is in full swing and the campus is getting back to a normal routine. There is one story about the disaster response...
Read More »

Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 8

Carnegie Art Museum update for Feb. 8

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   POETRY AT THE CARNEGIE – THE JACKSON WHEELER SERIES  Verónica Reyes and Ellen Reich Saturday, February 10 6 pm  $5 / members free Organized by Phil Taggart & Hosted by Marsha de la O This event is supported in part by Poets & Writers   CAM BOOK CLUB Join fellow art and...
Read More »

Call for Entries for Annual Museum of Ventura County Wearable Art Fashion Show

Call for Entries for Annual Museum of Ventura County Wearable Art Fashion Show

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County announces the return of its Wearable Art Fashion Show and has opened its call for entries, with an entry deadline of March 1. “Wearing Our Stories: Rising from the Ashes” focuses on stitching together the stories of courage amid destruction and mending the devastation left behind by...
Read More »



Recent Posts

AMIGOS805 MEDIA PARTNER

LatinaListalogo