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Zaragoza holds breakfast fundraiser in Oxnard

Zaragoza holds breakfast fundraiser in Oxnard

A group of more than 500 enthusiastic and dedicated supporters crowded into the Casa Lopez Restaurant in downtown Oxnard to celebrate and raise funds to re-elect John Zaragoza to the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, the Zaragoza campaign announced in a media release on Saturday. The large crowd included people of all walks of...
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Two Oxnard teens honored as BGCOP’s Youths of the Year

Two Oxnard teens honored as BGCOP’s Youths of the Year

OXNARD — Singled out among several outstanding local youth, Genesis Mena and Taylor Penny, both from Oxnard, were recently named “2012 Youth of the Year” by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme, the organization reported Friday in a media release. The Youth of the Year competition recognizes outstanding contributions to...
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Xavier Montes exhibit artist reception set for March 2 in Santa Paula

Xavier Montes exhibit artist reception set for March 2 in Santa Paula

The Ventura College Santa Paula Site will hold a Meet the Artist Reception for an exhibit featuring the works of artist Xavier Montes from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 2 at 957 Faulkner Road, Suite 106 in Santa Paula. Montes, born and raised in Santa Paula, is affectionately known by his nickname, “Big X,”...
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MusicaLatitudes / Teatro de las Américas to present ‘Agustin Lara …’ March 3, 4

MusicaLatitudes / Teatro de las Américas to present ‘Agustin Lara …’ March 3, 4

MusicaLatitudes and Teatro de las Américas, two Ventura County arts organizations dedicated to popularizing Latin American art and culture, will present “Agustin Lara, Now and Forever…” at 7:30 p.m. March 3 at the Oxnard College Performing Arts Auditorium, 4000 So. Rose Ave., Oxnard and 5 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at the 24th St. Theatre,...
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LULAC’s March 3 meeting to feature candidate for Congress

LULAC’s March 3 meeting to feature candidate for Congress

The League of United Latin American Citizens — District 17, will hold its monthly meeting featuring a presentation by Assemblymember Julio Brownley, candidate for Congress, at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 3 at Clinicas del Camino Real, 200 So. Wells Road, Ventura. For information, call 805.794.0517, send an email to rtejada@vclulac.com or visit vclulac.com
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Premier issue of Amigos805 print edition coming in April

Premier issue of Amigos805 print edition coming in April

The premier issue of Amigos805, a 10,000-copy bilingual print edition, is coming to the region in April to better serve the community in the California Central Coast region. The publication is then scheduled to go weekly starting in May, the third anniversary of Amigos805.com. Thank you advertisers for supporting us in our premier edition....
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Early homestead family presentation set for March 1 at Museum of Ventura County

Early homestead family presentation set for March 1 at Museum of Ventura County

From Malibu to the Ventura County line, the Santa Monica Mountains bring to mind beautiful hiking trails and amazing coastal view homes. But in 1917, when homesteaders Lauretta and John Spurgeon Houston arrived in what is still a remote corner of Ventura County, life was much tougher. Rediscover their story at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March...
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California Strawberry Festival unveils 2012 poster

California Strawberry Festival unveils 2012 poster

Art features an element never before included on posters OXNARD — The third time proved to be a charm to Charis Werner of Thousand Oaks who won the 2012 Official Poster Contest for the 29th Annual California Strawberry Festival. Werner was awarded $2,000 center stage at a press luncheon on Feb. 28 at Yolanda’s Mexican...
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Williams introduces bills promoting energy efficiency

Williams introduces bills promoting energy efficiency

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) recently introduced three bills aimed to help promote green energy technology, facilitate guidelines for efficiency upgrades and optimize investments in distributed generation, his office reported in a media release. AB 2339 will require that the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) establish policies and infrastructure to overcome barriers to...
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SBCC’s Luria Library receives $10,500 in scholarships

SBCC’s Luria Library receives $10,500 in scholarships

SANTA BARBARA — The Foundation for Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) is pleased to announce that the Friends of the Luria Library has presented SBCC’s Eli Luria Library with 21 scholarships, each valued at approximately $500. A total of $10,500- the grants were awarded for student textbooks for the spring 2012 semester, the college...
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Latino Links: Political trends

Latino Links: Political trends

While Time Magazine’s latest cover story has received positive reviews for its assertion that Latinos will “Pick the next President,” not everyone is agreeing with the writer who said during a recent news program that Latino vote for the upcoming presidential election is still undecided. On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Richard Stengel, editor of Time,...
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UCSB to hold outreach programs at high schools in Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties starting Feb. 28

UCSB to hold outreach programs at high schools in Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties starting Feb. 28

UCSB Early Academic Outreach presents Higher Education Week  SANTA BARBARA — The Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) at UC Santa Barbara is sponsoring its spring Higher Education Week, a four-day, two-county event beginning Feb. 28, the university reported in a media release. It will bring representatives from universities, colleges, and other institutions of higher...
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Just Communities to honor outstanding community members on Feb. 26 in Santa Barbara

Just Communities to honor outstanding community members on Feb. 26 in Santa Barbara

Amy Van Meter Courageous Conversation Award to be presented to Esther Flores, Andrew Sanchez and the Dos Pueblos High School PTSA Committee on Equity and Excellence at 10th anniversary celebration SANTA BARBARA — Just Communities will celebrate its 10th anniversary Just Desserts presentation of the Amy Van Meter Courageous Conversation Award from 3 to 6...
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United Way to hold ‘Girls’ Night Out’ fundraiser on Feb. 27 in Oxnard

United Way to hold ‘Girls’ Night Out’ fundraiser on Feb. 27 in Oxnard

Meathead Movers joins United Way of Ventura County  for a pampered evening benefiting the organization’s United Women’s Leadership Council CAMARILLO — For one night only, employees of Meathead Movers will replace their uniforms with tuxedoes and moving boxes with martinis to assist the United Way of Ventura County’s United Women’s Leadership Council, the organization reported in a...
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Southern California Gas Co. awards $20,000 grant to Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

Southern California Gas Co. awards $20,000 grant to Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

BGCOP will use money for its College Bound program OXNARD —The Southern California Gas Co. presented a $20,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme recently as part of a 2011 Education Initiative, the company reported Tuesday in a media release. The organization will use the grant to...
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