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Nov. 6 — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County’s (BBSVC) ninth-annual Bags, Bling & Bubbly champagne luncheon

Nov. 6 — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County’s (BBSVC) ninth-annual Bags, Bling & Bubbly champagne luncheon

CAMARILLO — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County’s (BBSVC) much-anticipated, ninth-annual Bags, Bling & Bubbly champagne luncheon will return to Las Posas Country Club in Camarillo on Monday, November 6th.  The stylish event, benefitting BBSVC, begins at 11:00 AM with an amazing array of new designer and vintage handbags, jewelry, and accessories available for purchase or...
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Through Nov. 10 — Tuition Assistance Application Period Opens for SBCC School of Extended Learning Spring Semester

Through Nov. 10 — Tuition Assistance Application Period Opens for SBCC School of Extended Learning Spring Semester

SANTA BARBARA — To help as many people as possible take fee-based classes, SBCC’s School of Extended Learning is opening its Tuition Assistance Awards application period through Nov.10 for the Spring Semester. Students with limited resources can apply for $125 tuition assistance. Application forms are  available online at https://www.thecll.org/library/tuition-assistance. Paper forms are available in person at...
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Nov. 16 — Third Thursday Studio: Colors | Mixing in Action at Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

Nov. 16 — Third Thursday Studio: Colors | Mixing in Action at Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA — Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara. Create a personal palette of hues, tints, tones, and shades with color expert Monika Molnar-Metzenthin and apply the color scheme on a three dimensional object in the style of Diana de Solares. Be part of a fun evening of creation, experimentation, and conversation over art...
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Through Nov. 19 — Carnegie Art Museum announces Fall Exhibit — ‘The Avalanche and The Silence New Works by Linda Arreola’

Through Nov. 19 — Carnegie Art Museum announces Fall Exhibit — ‘The Avalanche and The Silence New Works by Linda Arreola’

OXNARD — Influenced by the architecture of Mesoamerica and the sleek lines of modernist design, Linda Arreola investigates geometric spatial arrangements using an elemental and minimalist sensibility. Arreloa’s explorations using geometric abstraction create what she calls spiritual structural environments. As with the experience she had upon seeing the pyramids of Teotihuacan for the first time,...
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Dec. 1 — MVS School of Business & Economics Speaker Series tackles questions of prescription drug costs and medical ethics

Dec. 1 — MVS School of Business & Economics Speaker Series tackles questions of prescription drug costs and medical ethics

CAMARILLO — Why is the cost of prescription drugs so high? Should the parents of a critically disabled infant be allowed to consent to experimental treatment even if the doctors say no? And when is a prescription for medical marijuana appropriate? Difficult questions in medical ethics and pharmaceutical pricing will be fielded by two experts...
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Through Dec. 6 — Oxnard College launches OC Live with Fall events

Through Dec. 6 — Oxnard College launches OC Live with Fall events

OC LIVE — A Performing Arts and Lecture Series to Delight, Inspire, and Inform OXNARD — OC LIVE is the new performing arts and lecture series at Oxnard College (OC). Our goal is to bring dynamic and inspiring speakers and artists to OC’s Performing Arts Building stage on a regular basis throughout the academic year. In...
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Through Dec. 9 — Fake news; Zoot Suiters; war and peace; body and soul all subjects in CSUCI’s Library Lecture Series

Through Dec. 9 — Fake news; Zoot Suiters; war and peace; body and soul all subjects in CSUCI’s Library Lecture Series

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) welcomes another partner this year in the University’s fall Library Lecture Series, which begins Sept. 9 and wraps up Dec. 9 and explores everything from the history of organized labor to the gulf between the young and old in Ventura County. “The lecture series this fall features a range of...
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Through April 29 — From Marimba to Mariachi: ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! Announces New Season of Free Concerts

Through April 29 — From Marimba to Mariachi: ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! Announces New Season of Free Concerts

From Marimba to Mariachi: ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! Announces New Season of Free Concerts Summary Four groups representing diverse traditions, innovation and inspiration in Latino music and dance: Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet, La Cuneta Son Machin, Gaby Moreno, and Mariachi Aztlán Free family events in accessible neighborhood venues, followed by refreshments and photos...
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EDC-VC Business Line update for Sept. 29

EDC-VC Business Line update for Sept. 29

Click here for the entire e-newsletter     Chairman’s Message   Cheryl Heitmann is EDC-VC board chair and Ventura City Councilwoman Celebrating the Power of Women Entrepreneurs in Ventura County October is National Women’s Small Business Month, which calls us to recognize the leading role that women-owned businesses play in economic vitality and social equity....
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CSUCI nursing student Amanda Garcia wins prestigious CSU Trustees’ Award

CSUCI nursing student Amanda Garcia wins prestigious CSU Trustees’ Award

CAMARILLO — Determination to support and set a good example for her sons is what motivates CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) nursing student Amanda Garcia. The 30-year-old Santa Maria native is one of 23 students, one from each of the CSU campuses, to receive the prestigious CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement. The CSU Board of Trustees honored...
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Guest column: Notes from the Acuna Arts & Culture Gallery Collective — Our efforts to acquire a permanent home in Oxnard!

Guest column: Notes from the Acuna Arts & Culture Gallery Collective — Our efforts to acquire a permanent home in Oxnard!

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes 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 Armando Vazquez / Guest contributor The Acuna Arts & Culture Collective met Friday, September 22, 2017, at our temporary art...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 28

Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 28

Museum of Ventura County Elects New Board The Museum of Ventura County announced Tuesday that it has elected a new board of directors who will direct the museum’s fundraising, exhibits and programming, connecting the community with the history and culture of Ventura County. “We have a past, present and future that make us a...
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CSUCI will accept fall 2018 applications beginning Oct. 1

CSUCI will accept fall 2018 applications beginning Oct. 1

CAMARILLO — Beginning Oct. 1, all 23 California State University (CSU) campuses, including CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) will be accepting applications for fall 2018. This is the first time all prospective students will apply online at the CSU’s new application portal: Cal State Apply. Transfer students used it earlier this year, but this is the first time it...
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Local Collaborative Encourages Transition from “Learning to Read” to “Reading to Learn” for Third Graders

Local Collaborative Encourages Transition from “Learning to Read” to “Reading to Learn” for Third Graders

Campaign for Grade Level Reading Kickoff to be held Sept. 28 SANTA BARBARA — United Way of Santa Barbara County and its partners are proud to introduce a new local collaborative, the Campaign for Grade Level Reading. This local partnership is part of a national collaboration of communities focused on improving third grade reading...
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Sept. 26

Carnegie Art Museum update for Sept. 26

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Welcome CAM Studio Guest Artist The Drawn Art of Dave Velasquez through – October 31, 2017 Reception will be held Friday, October  20    5-7pm      free Dave Velasquez is a self-taught artist highly talented in drawing and capturing popular SoCal culture with humorous insight and rendering it in...
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