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Bilingual commentary: Diamonds Beneath Our Feet

Bilingual commentary: Diamonds Beneath Our Feet

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 Russell Conwell (1843 – 1925) was a gifted American. He...
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Bilingual report — Clinicas del Camino Real Inc. celebrates National Health Center Week 2017 (Through Aug. 19) throughout Ventura County

Bilingual report — Clinicas del Camino Real Inc. celebrates National Health Center Week 2017 (Through Aug. 19) throughout Ventura County

VENTURA COUNTY — August 13-19th, Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc. will host events throughout all 13 of its health centers, in honor of National Health Center Week (NHCW)! These events will be part of a national campaign, with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers over the course...
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United Way of Ventura County update for Aug. 17

Click here to sign up for the newsletter President’s Message Dear Friends, August 26 is a special day this month. That evening, hundreds of champions for the underserved will gather to recognize the amazing contributions of some of our most thoughtful community leaders. August 26 is also Women’s Equality Day, which celebrates the anniversary of the...
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Rebozo Festival 2018 Grant Application Process Now Open

Rebozo Festival 2018 Grant Application Process Now Open

VENTURA COUNTY — Rebozo Festival, Inc., is pleased to announce that awards of up to $20,000 will be granted to qualified non-profit organizations that focus on the cultural, social and/or educational needs of the Ventura County community. The application process will open September 1st and will close September 30th, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Rebozo Festival,...
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Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard update for Aug. 16

Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard update for Aug. 16

Click here for more information   . SAVE THE DATE before It’s too Late! Fiesta Noche de Recuerdos – the Night of Memories is coming Saturday, October 14, 2017 6-9pm  We need museum members and readers to reserve before it’s too late to enjoy treats from Anacapa Brewing Company, Desserts to Die For, and Pacifica Culinary Arts...
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Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics Celebrate National Health Center Week with a Children’s Oral Health Fair at Goleta Neighborhood Dental Clinic on Aug.19

Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics Celebrate National Health Center Week with a Children’s Oral Health Fair at Goleta Neighborhood Dental Clinic on Aug.19

National Campaign Celebrates the Key to Healthier Communities  SATURDAY — On Saturday, August 19th, Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (SBNC) will hold a Children’s Oral Health Fair, where dentists will provide free visual exams and fluoride varnish applications. The fair will take place at Goleta Neighborhood Dental Clinic, located at 164 Kinman Avenue in Goleta,...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Aug. 15

Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Aug. 15

Santa Barbara Museum of Art announces upcoming September – November 2017 events. The museum is at 1130 State St., Santa Barbara, CA. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 am – 5 pm, Free Thursday Evening 5 to 8 p.m. — 805.963.4364 www.sbma.net   Exhibition Opening Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now September 17 – December 31, 2017 Valeska Soares: Any Moment...
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Hundreds Turn Out for Assemblymember Irwin’s Third Annual K-12 Resource Fair in Oxnard

Hundreds Turn Out for Assemblymember Irwin’s Third Annual K-12 Resource Fair in Oxnard

Annual event connected parents, teachers and students with local educational organizations SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) once again partnered with the Oxnard Police Activities League (PAL) and the Ventura County Health Care Agency to host the third annual K-12 Resource Fair at the Oxnard PAL Gym. The fair brought together local organizations, schools,...
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Political memorabilia owned by first female mayor of Oxnard part of research project for CSUCI

Political memorabilia owned by first female mayor of Oxnard part of research project for CSUCI

CAMARILLO — A photo of Senator Bobby Kennedy campaigning in Oxnard the day before he was assassinated is one of hundreds of political artifacts recently donated to the John Spoor Broome Library at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI). The collection was accumulated by Jane McCormick Tolmach, the first female mayor of Oxnard, who died in...
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Reiter Affiliated Companies and Oxnard College Co-Host Semillas Para El Éxito: Una Tarde de Aprendizaje

Photos by Anthony Sandoval from ARS Visuals See video below Local Business and Community College Collaborate To Encourage Early Planning For College and Increase Awareness of Resources Available to First Generation Students OXNARD — To help families and their children learn about higher education, Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC) and Oxnard Community College co-hosted, Semillas Para El...
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Oxnard to hold Fiestas Patrias & Parade Celebration on Sept. 15 through 17

Oxnard to hold Fiestas Patrias & Parade Celebration on Sept. 15 through 17

OXNARD — Lazer Broadcasting Corp., in collaboration with the City of Oxnard, the Downtown Merchants Association, the Downtown Management District and local nonprofit organizations, are pleased to announce the upcoming Fiestas Patrias 2017 Celebration taking place at Oxnard Plaza Park when El Grito de Dolores, (The Cry of Dolores), is reenacted from 6 to 9...
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The Marjorie Luke Theatre update for Aug. 11

The Marjorie Luke Theatre update for Aug. 11

Click here to view the entire e-newsletter The Marjorie Luke is extremely excited to welcome Karen Baltzley as their new full-time House Manager & Administrative Assistant! She will be taking over for our wonderful Giovanna Davila as she returns to UCSB to pursue her Master’s at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. Karen was...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Aug. 10

Museum of Ventura County update for Aug. 10

  A message from the Interim Executive Director Once again, the Museum owes you – our patrons, volunteers, members and benefactors – a debt of gratitude for your stalwart support. A crowd of about 40 Museum supporters attended the Ventura City Council meeting last week, where the Council confirmed its contract with the Museum for $125,000...
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Channel Islands Maritime Museum is Recruiting New Volunteers

Channel Islands Maritime Museum is Recruiting New Volunteers

OXNARD — Channel Islands Maritime Museum is Recruiting New Volunteers. Channel Islands Maritime Museum New Docent Class Starts Monday September 11. Call now to enroll 805-984-6260 Our volunteers are the backbone of the Museum. As a volunteer there are dozens of different ways to contribute your time. Conduct tours for visitors Staff the front desk...
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Aug. 9

Carnegie Art Museum update for Aug. 9

GROWING THE COLLECTION Another superb watercolor painting has been donated to the collection by an artist whose richly colored works are on exhibit in Soluble Power through August 20th. Lily Buds– donated by the artist Gail Faulkner Contemporary realist, Gail Faulkner, has gifted a work painted this year of exquisitely pristine, white lily buds...
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