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Bilingual commentary: Goodbye to a Poet

Bilingual commentary: Goodbye to a Poet

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 Ventura County lost a talented, energetic spark last month. We...
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The Collective Studio at Pacific View Mall announces upcoming events for July 21, 23

The Collective Studio at Pacific View Mall announces upcoming events for July 21, 23

PACIFIC VIEW MALL – 3301 E Main Street – Ventura 2nd Floor next to SEARS    EXPANDED AGES — 6 YEARS TO 16 YEARS! Reserve your space in KIDS ‘N’ CANVAS PARTY today! Pay with your Debit or Credit Card Reserve your space in PAINT ‘N’ SIP PARTY today! Pay with your Debit or...
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CSU Trustees approve next phase of University Glen on CSUCI campus

CAMARILLO — The CSU Board of Trustees has given final approval to the next phase of the CI 2025 Vision Plan during the CSU Board of Trustees meeting held this week, giving a green light to development of 32 acres of the University Glen residential community on the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) campus. “This is another step...
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Museum of Ventura County — Your Support Makes a Difference

Museum of Ventura County — Your Support Makes a Difference

As you may have read recently in the Ventura County Star or Pacific Coast Business Times, the Museum of Ventura County is at a critical financial crossroads. We must secure significant financial support if we are to continue operations and service as our county’s historical archivist, library, gallery and producer of cultural programming. The...
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Pacific Coast Business Times announce Latino Business Awards winners. Celebration is July 20

Pacific Coast Business Times announce Latino Business Awards winners. Celebration is July 20

July 20 from 5:50-7:30 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS  YEAR’S WINNERS: Arturo Hernandez Ventura County Community College District Danna Tejada-Baquero Cuesta College William Flores Antioch University Santa Barbara Veronica Guerrero California Lutheran University April Sanchez VCCF Scholarship Winner Angela Rosales Very Ventura Gift Shop & Gallery Perla Hernandez Lastra  S.L. Leonard...
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Dancing With Our Community Stars VOTE TODAY!

Dancing With Our Community Stars VOTE TODAY!

Community leaders will dance for the greater good during the 2017 Dancing with our Community Stars Dance Contest and Charity Fundraiser taking place Sunday, July 30th at 1pm. The 2017 line-up will take to the dance floor to raise much-needed funds for their charity of choice. The salsa-dance contest is patterned after ABC’s hit TV...
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National Science Foundation awards CSUCI grant to cultivate math teachers

National Science Foundation awards CSUCI grant to cultivate math teachers

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) graduate and undergraduate students who would like to teach high school math will soon be able to apply for $10,000 scholarships, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF recently awarded CSUCI with $1,176,577 for a joint project entitled “California Coast Noyce Mathematics Partnership.” The program...
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RISE Launches Public Awareness Campaign

RISE Launches Public Awareness Campaign

New resources help make the connection between health and relationships SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — RISE is proud to announce the launch of its latest public awareness campaign focused on the relationship between health and experiences of sexual assault/abuse and intimate partner violence. “Traditionally at RISE, we focus on the mental and emotional health of our...
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Aspiring engineers in CSUCI’s Summer Bridge program to test the strength of their spaghetti bridges

Aspiring engineers in CSUCI’s Summer Bridge program to test the strength of their spaghetti bridges

CAMARILLO — After a month of study on various aspects of engineering design, physics and teamwork, 40 aspiring engineers from Hueneme High School will test their skills by building a bridge out of dry spaghetti, then seeing how much weight it will bear. The sixth annual Hueneme High School Academy of Engineering and Design Bridge...
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EDC-VC Business Line: President’s Message

EDC-VC Business Line: President’s Message

Click here for the entire e-newsletter President’s Message   Bruce Stenslie It’s good news that increasingly we’re seeing national media and politicos as well as corporate leaders championing the value and return on investment for early child education. Consider, for example, that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is an outspoken advocate, noting that child development...
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Registration has begun for English as a Second Language — Basic English class at Oxnard College

Registration has begun for English as a Second Language — Basic English class at Oxnard College

OXNARD — Registration begins July 17 for “English as a Second Language — Basic English” class at Oxnard College, 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. Free books, free tutoring available. Classes begin Aug. 14. For more information, please contact us at 805-678-5907 or msanchez@vcccd.edu.
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July 22 — Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas to present Acting Workshop / Taller de actuación

July 22 — Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas to present Acting Workshop / Taller de actuación

    ¡Una gran oportunidad aprender de un maestro de teatro! A great opportunity to learn from one of masters of theater! ACTING WORKSHOP FOR TEATRO’S ACTORS James Donlon, Director of Men on the Verge of a His-panic Breakdown starring Armando Rey, is offering a workshop on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10am to...
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July 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 28 — Ventura Hillsides Conservancy serves up ‘Nature on Tap’ – a summertime series of environmental lectures at Ventura’s Topa Topa Brewing Company

July 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 28 — Ventura Hillsides Conservancy serves up ‘Nature on Tap’ – a summertime series of environmental lectures at Ventura’s Topa Topa Brewing Company

VENTURA — The Ventura Hillsides Conservancy (VHC) is teaming up with Topa Topa Brewing Company to host a series of environmental lectures entitled “Nature on Tap” this summer. The public is invited to join VHC staff once a month in July, August and September to learn about local environmental topics and VHC’s mission, projects and programs. Lecture dates and...
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July 27 — Architecture & Design Council Lecture: Philippe Malouin

July 27 — Architecture & Design Council Lecture: Philippe Malouin

SANTA BARBARA — Join us for MCASB’s inaugural Architecture & Design Council Lecture with Philippe Malouin! Malouin will present a dynamic overview of his design work and trajectory to date at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 27 at the Santa Barbara Museum of Contemporary Art, 653 Paseo Nuevo, Santa Barbara. This will be followed by a conversation between...
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July 28 — SBMA Takes Guests on a Surreal Summer Vacation at July Atelier

July 28 — SBMA Takes Guests on a Surreal Summer Vacation at July Atelier

SBMA Takes Guests on a Surreal Summer Vacation at July Atelier Day Tripping and Night Croquet Friday, July 28, 5:30 – 8:30 pm July 13, 2017 – Once again this summer, Atelier offers guests an evening of intimate, intriguing, occasionally irreverent interactions with art and artists in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s galleries and...
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