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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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United Way of Ventura County update for Feb. 20

United Way of Ventura County update for Feb. 20

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   President’s Message  Dear Friends, Thanks to the generosity of over 13,000 donors to the United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund, we are  helping our community members who have been directly affected by the disaster. Starting this month, disaster victims are able to apply for the next...
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Show Your Heart Some Love This February; Learn How to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease

Show Your Heart Some Love This February; Learn How to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease

SANTA BARBARA — As we celebrate love this month, CenCal Health encourages everyone in the community to listen to their hearts and make their health a priority. To raise awareness about heart disease and the impact it has on so many families in the United States, CenCal Health is participating in American Heart Month,...
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Program connects foster youth and caregivers with local businesses; and is a timely boost for Ventura County economy

Program connects foster youth and caregivers with local businesses; and is a timely boost for Ventura County economy

Foster VC Kids “Businesses With Heart” program offers discounts to help children and their fostering families; increases business and builds goodwill in the community. VENTURA COUNTY — At a time when the aftereffects of the Thomas Fire are likely to prolong the region’s economic recovery, a new program from Foster VC Kids offers multiple...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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Girls Inc. Carpinteria Member Awarded $5K Scholarship

Girls Inc. Carpinteria Member Awarded $5K Scholarship

CARPINTERIA — Girls Inc. of Carpinteria member Tahis Alcantar has been awarded a $5,000 college scholarship through the competitive Girls Inc. National Scholar Program. She is the 21st National Scholar from the Carpinteria affiliate. The Girls Inc. National Scholars Program selects outstanding young women for exemplifying the Girls Inc. mission of inspiring all girls...
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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...
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Bilingual report: Mexican Wisdom: As the Saying Goes…

Bilingual report: Mexican Wisdom: As the Saying Goes…

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 I’ve often written about the acute insight embedded in the...
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LULAC Launched New Website Aimed to Engage Tech-Savvy Latinos

LULAC Launched New Website Aimed to Engage Tech-Savvy Latinos

New Design Funded by Verizon Foundation WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s largest and oldest Latino civil rights organization, launched its newly redesigned website, funded by the generous contributions of the Verizon Foundation. “The new website allows us to maximize our efforts to support the community...
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EDC-VC SBDC update for Feb. 14

EDC-VC SBDC update for Feb. 14

ECONOMIC IMPACT SURVEY AND BUSINESS RECOVERY RESOURCES Dear SBDC Network, I hope this email finds you well. We know the past couple months have been challenging as we have worked with many who have been impacted by disaster. In the midst of the tremendous need and response for assistance we have seen a resilient...
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