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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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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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CenCal Health Welcomes Nicole Bennett as Community Outreach Coordinator

CenCal Health Welcomes Nicole Bennett as Community Outreach Coordinator

SANTA BARBARA / SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES — CenCal Health is pleased to announce Nicole Bennett as its new Community Outreach Coordinator, covering both Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. Bennett will be based in the San Luis Obispo CenCal Health office. She is a San Luis Obispo County native and has extensive experience...
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New Website for the Arts in Santa Paula

New Website for the Arts in Santa Paula

SANTA PAULA — There is a new web site for Museums, Murals and the Arts in Santa Paula.   The name of the web site is sure to attract visitors and locals and inform them about all the many cultural activities that abound in Santa Paula. When you want to Go To Santa Paula just click...
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American Heart Association Hires New Executive Director for Central Coast

American Heart Association Hires New Executive Director for Central Coast

Monica Merryman brings breadth of experience and passion for the non-profit sector SANTA BARBARA — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, concluded a thorough and extensive search by announcing Monica Merryman as the new Executive Director for the Central Coast...
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Limón Issues Statement on Alamo and Whittier Fires in Santa Barbara County

Limón Issues Statement on Alamo and Whittier Fires in Santa Barbara County

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) issues the following statement regarding the State of Emergency Declaration from Brown Governor for the County of Santa Barbara due to the effects of the Alamo and Whittier Fires.? I commend Santa Barbara and other local officials for their brave and responsive actions to fight these devastating fires, which...
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Bilingual report: Clinicas del Camino Real Inc. to host ‘Festival del Sol’ free health fair for seniors on July 22

Bilingual report: Clinicas del Camino Real Inc. to host ‘Festival del Sol’ free health fair for seniors on July 22

VENTURA COUNTY — Clinicas del Camino Real Inc. will host “Festival del Sol,” a FREE Health Fair for Seniors on Saturday, July 22th from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at their El Rio Health Center, located at 221 Ventura Blvd. Suite 126 Oxnard, CA 93036. During the festival Clinicas will offer a variety of FREE...
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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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State Sen. Jackson’s Bill Authored in Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Offshore Oil Drilling Passes Key Assembly Committee

State Sen. Jackson’s Bill Authored in Response to Trump’s Executive Order on Offshore Oil Drilling Passes Key Assembly Committee

SACRAMENTO – In response to President Trump’s recent executive order opening the door to expanded offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters off the California coast, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to prohibit new pipelines or other infrastructure needed to support new federal oil and gas development passed out of the...
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Assemblymember Irwin Honors Roberto S. Juarez as Veteran of the Year

Assemblymember Irwin Honors Roberto S. Juarez as Veteran of the Year

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) honored Roberto S. Juarez as the 2017 Veteran of the Year. Roberto will be recognized at a reception at the Assemblymember’s district office in Camarillo on Friday, July 7. “During this Independence Day week, it’s important to remember those that have served our country,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin. “Roberto...
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Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Welcomes Gen. William J. Begert as New Board Member

Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Welcomes Gen. William J. Begert as New Board Member

SANTA BARBARA — Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation (PCVF) welcomes Gen. William J. Begert to the Board of Directors. Begert bring years of experience in the United States Air Force to the board. Begert graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1968 and served until his retirement in 2004. Throughout his service, he flew...
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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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