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Museum of Ventura County update for Jan. 26

Museum of Ventura County update for Jan. 26

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Grab a lunch and head on over to the Museum every Thursday between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for music by local talent. Join us February 1 and 8 for music by the talented singer/guitarist Warren Takahashi. Feel free to tip...
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Early Academic Outreach hosts its annual Education, Leadership, and Careers Conference for high school juniors

Early Academic Outreach hosts its annual Education, Leadership, and Careers Conference for high school juniors

By Andrea Estrada • UCSB UC Santa Barbara’s Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) will host 400 high school juniors Saturday, Jan. 27, for the sixth annual Education, Leadership, and Careers Conference. In addition to hearing keynote speakers U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas and UCSB Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Margaret Klawunn, the students — who...
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Local Healthcare Professionals Graduate from SBCC Career Skills Institute Program, Set Sights on Career Growth

Local Healthcare Professionals Graduate from SBCC Career Skills Institute Program, Set Sights on Career Growth

SANTA BARBARA — Thanks to Santa Barbara City College’s Career Skills Institute and their Health Professionals Institute program and partners, dozens of local healthcare employees are now poised for career advancement. The SBCC Career Skills Institute created its Health Professionals Institute program in collaboration with Cottage Health and Sansum Clinic. The program is available...
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SBCC Board of Trustees Elects New Officers

SBCC Board of Trustees Elects New Officers

Veronica Gallardo, Board President Jonathan Abboud, Board Vice President At its organizational meeting on January 18, the Santa Barbara Community College District Board of Trustees elected Veronica Gallardo as president of the board for the 2018 calendar year. This organizational meeting was postponed from December due to impacts from the Thomas fire and January...
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Feb. 1 — Assemblymember Monique Limón, SBA, WEV and EDC-VC to present Small Business Recovery Workshop

Feb. 1 — Assemblymember Monique Limón, SBA, WEV and EDC-VC to present Small Business Recovery Workshop

VENTURA — Assemblymember Monique Limón (D – Santa Barbara), the Small Business Administration, Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) and the Economic Development Collaborative — Ventura County (EDC-VC) will present a Small Business Recovery Workshop from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 at The ARC of Ventura County, 5103 Walker St., Ventura. Limited seats available. Call...
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Jan. 25

Carnegie Art Museum update for Jan. 25

Click here to see the entire e-newsletter   FREE FAMILY DAY Spend an afternoon exploring, creating and letting your imagination soar.  Drop in for free, hands-on family fun.  Families with children of all ages and abilities are welcome.  Materials are provided. Saturday, January 27 12 noon – 3 pm BUILDING BLOCKS OF ART These...
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Museum of Ventura County and CAPS Media begin documentation of Thomas Fire

Museum of Ventura County and CAPS Media begin documentation of Thomas Fire

VENTURA COUNTY — The Museum of Ventura County and CAPS Media are coordinating with the Ventura City fire and police departments, county fire and sheriff departments, other agencies and most importantly the Ventura County public to create an historical archive of the most devastating natural tragedy in county history. Throughout the next few months,...
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SBCC Express to Success Program Receives Exemplary Award

SBCC Express to Success Program Receives Exemplary Award

From left: Chancellor Oakley, Julie Bruno, Kathy Molloy, Vice Chancellor Alice Perez, President Estolano, Vice President Epstein and Joseph Quintana. 2018 is off to a good start at Santa Barbara City College. Recognized as one of two colleges to receive the prestigious California Community Colleges Board of Governors Exemplary Program Award, SBCC was honored...
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OceanForesters Request Ocean to be included in the 2040 General Plan Update

OceanForesters Request Ocean to be included in the 2040 General Plan Update

VENTURA — OceanForesters has requested that a chapter be added on ocean to the Ventura County General Plan. The General Plan has not been updated in 30 years. The plan update would include the year 2040. County’s website explains, “A general plan represents the community’s view of its future and expresses the community’s development goals. The...
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Hospice of Santa Barbara Provides Emotional Support for a Variety of Groups Impacted by Thomas Fire and Flood

Hospice of Santa Barbara Provides Emotional Support for a Variety of Groups Impacted by Thomas Fire and Flood

SANTA BARBARA — Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) has been at the forefront of helping to heal trauma and grief when tragedy strikes for decades. Whether it was the shootings at UCSB or at the Goleta Post Office or now, the Thomas Fire and Flood. What is particularly complicated about this recent disaster is that...
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Social Justice Fund for Ventura County update for Jan. 19

Social Justice Fund for Ventura County update for Jan. 19

Click here for the entire e-newsletter In 2017 we embarked on a new challenge to combat implicit bias in Ventura County’s classrooms. If our partners had a project to stop our students from being undermined, and elevate their learning and identity, we would fund it. We helped build a bridge between One Step A...
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CSUCI is awarded $200,000 to diversify future faculty candidates

CSUCI is awarded $200,000 to diversify future faculty candidates

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) welcomed its largest freshman class ever last fall and anticipates the Class of 2018 will also be the largest to date. As the campus continues to grow, the student demographic is also changing, becoming more diverse with each passing year. To ensure the faculty continues to reflect the diversity of...
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offer Fifth Grade Transportation throughout Conejo Valley

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offer Fifth Grade Transportation throughout Conejo Valley

THOUSAND OAKS — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is taking reservations for reliable after school van transportation to five local Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the Conejo Valley. Parents can choose from the Club closest to their residence: Anderson Youth Center (Los Cerritos) • 1980 E.Avenida de las Flores • Thousand...
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Family Service Agency Helps Santa Barbara Community Recover

Family Service Agency Helps Santa Barbara Community Recover

Services are available for students, families and individuals SANTA BARBARA — In light of the recent tragedies that have impacted our community in the past week, Family Service Agency (FSA) announced that efforts to assist those affected by the recent natural disasters are on-going. In addition to its regular services, FSA is providing mental health counseling...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Jan. 18

Museum of Ventura County update for Jan. 18

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Thank You to Union Bank for a Wonderful Evening Over 350 people attended the opening reception of the new Neal Barr exhibit, In High Style: The Photography of Neal Barr, hosted by Union Bank at the Museum of Ventura County this...
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