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Bilingual report: ACLU of Southern California Santa Barbara Chapter Presents A Fall Community Forum: ‘Immigrant Rights and Citizenship in the Trump Era’ on Nov. 8

Bilingual report: ACLU of Southern California Santa Barbara Chapter Presents A Fall Community Forum: ‘Immigrant Rights and Citizenship in the Trump Era’ on Nov. 8

SANTA BARBARA — Join the ACLU of Santa Barbara for an evening of community discussion on the significance of the Trump administration’s policy changes to immigration and citizenship.  Our lineup of speakers includes: Mohammad Tajsar, staff Attorney for the Southern California ACLU office. Mohammad will discuss his work on national security and counterterrorism policy, with...
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Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation Awards $485,000 in Grants Helping A Dozen Local Nonprofits

Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation Awards $485,000 in Grants Helping A Dozen Local Nonprofits

VENTURA COUNTY — The Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Foundation announced twelve grants totaling $485,000. The grants will provide support in the areas of youth development, senior services, basic needs, the arts, veteran services, dental care, mental health, philanthropic services and scholarships. Since joining the Ventura County Community Foundation as a support organization...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Appoints Tory Milazzo, Wayne Rosing as New Trustees

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History  Appoints Tory Milazzo, Wayne Rosing as New Trustees

SANTA BARBARA — The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has announced that Salvatore “Tory” Milazzo and Wayne Rosing have joined its Board of Trustees. Salvatore “Tory” Milazzo is a Senior Portfolio Manager at HighMark Capital Management, Union Bank’s wholly owned registered investment adviser. He oversees investment portfolios for individuals, non-profit endowments and institutional clients. Tory...
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Santa Paula Museum of Art update for Nov. 6

Santa Paula Museum of Art update for Nov. 6

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   SANTA PAULA ART MUSEUM Where great art and community events are always in season… “Morning’s Promise” by Doug Singletary, oil, Collection of the artist © Doug Singletary THE TENTH ANNUAL ART ABOUT AGRICULTURE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, FROM 4 P.M. TO 6 P.M. Art About Agriculture, the popular...
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Consulmex Oxnard — Día de muertos, una tradición muy mexicana

Consulmex Oxnard — Día de muertos, una tradición muy mexicana

View this email in your browser   Día de muertos, una tradición muy mexicana Celebremos juntos esta tradición a través de las múltiples expresiones que nos acercan a la muerte frecuentemente con humor, y al mismo tiempo con un silencio reverente que la hace íntima, cercana y casi familiar. 1) Has clic aquí para...
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From La Frontera to La Universidad — Latina scholar and author Norma E. Cantu, to receive UCSB’s annual Luis Leal Literature Award

From La Frontera to La Universidad — Latina scholar and author Norma E. Cantu, to receive UCSB’s annual Luis Leal Literature Award

By Andrea Estrada • UCSB Norma Elia Cantú has worn many hats over the course of her career. She is adding another next month when she comes to UC Santa Barbara to receive the campus’s 14th annual Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature. The award will be presented during a ceremony at 4...
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Happily Ever After: Graduates of Self-sufficiency Program Celebrated with Major Community Partners

Happily Ever After: Graduates of Self-sufficiency Program Celebrated with Major Community Partners

SANTA BARBARA — At 43, James Coronado is on the road to advancing his career in education, having recently earned his master’s degree from Antioch University. And surrounded by his wife and children, Coronado celebrated yet another graduation Oct. 19 as community leaders recognized him and 12 others for their completion of Housing Authority...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Nov. 2

Museum of Ventura County update for Nov. 2

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. 17th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration at the Museum of Ventura County Free family event features music, art, dance and crafts Chumash Basket Lecture In honor of Native American Heritage month, Jan Timbrook, curator of ethnography, Santa Barbara Museum...
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10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to Conejo Mountain Memorial Park on Nov. 4

10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to Conejo Mountain Memorial Park on Nov. 4

CAMARILLO — 10th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to Conejo Mountain Funeral Home, Memorial Park & Crematory from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo. “Hasta La Muerte — Comida, Altars, Prayers, Laughter and Tears.” Free. Activities for everyone include: Face painting Build your own altar Muerto...
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Edible worms, Alka-Seltzer rockets and crime scene investigations, all part of CSUCI Science Carnival in Oxnard on Nov. 4

Edible worms, Alka-Seltzer rockets and crime scene investigations, all part of CSUCI Science Carnival in Oxnard on Nov. 4

CAMARILLO – Crowd pleasers like the flaming Gummi Bears, the banana piano and the self-carving pumpkin will return for the 2017 CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Science Carnival along with dozens of brand new exhibits including a laser harp and a 3-D scanner that will allow you to be scanned and converted into an action figure. Kids pre-K through 8th grade,...
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City of Oxnard Cultural and Community Services update for Nov. 1

City of Oxnard Cultural and Community Services update for Nov. 1

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Nov. 27 — UCSB Spanish Piano Festival: Gustavo Romero

Nov. 27 — UCSB Spanish Piano Festival: Gustavo Romero

SANTA BARBARA — Hailed as a “pianist of genius” by the Washington Post, Gustavo Romero (Professor of Piano at the University of North Texas) will present a program of works by Federico Mompou, Emma Lou Diemer, and Enrique Granados as part of UCSB’s Spanish Piano Festival on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Karl Geiringer...
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Nov. 27 — Art show at CSUCI emphasizes diversity with ‘Disparate Pleasures’ and three faculty/grad shows

Nov. 27 — Art show at CSUCI emphasizes diversity with ‘Disparate Pleasures’ and three faculty/grad shows

CAMARILLO — Three artists with different styles are displaying their diverse yet cohesive show, “Disparate Pleasures,” at the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Napa Gallery beginning Nov. 27 with an opening from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 30. “Disparate Pleasures” opens against a backdrop of three shows already underway in Napa Hall from a CSUCI faculty member...
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Through Nov. 27 — Mobile Marketing – SBCC Career Skills Institute

Through Nov. 27 — Mobile Marketing – SBCC Career Skills Institute

SANTA BARBARA — This course teaches students how connecting mobile marketing to your business creates innovative, efficient, and exciting experiences between producers and consumers and is cost effective marketing. This course also educates on how engagement via mobile helps lead customers into emerging global markets. Students may elect to take this course independent of...
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Nov. 30-Dec. 2 — CSUCI presents ‘Acts and Actos: An Evening of Short Plays in English, Spanish and Spanglish’

Nov. 30-Dec. 2 — CSUCI presents ‘Acts and Actos: An Evening of Short Plays in English, Spanish and Spanglish’

CAMARILLO — What happens when one member of a family is a zombie?  Or when some relatives decide that a family reunion is a perfect time to spill some family secrets? As we enter the season of family holidays, CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI)’s Performing Arts program presents a collection of short plays exploring culture, language and what...
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