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OSD Recognizes School Psychologists During Awareness Week

OSD Recognizes School Psychologists During Awareness Week

OXNARD — The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) declared November 13-17, 2017 as School Psychology Awareness Week: “Power Up! Be a Positive Change.” The Oxnard School District recognizes School Psychologists for the important and vital role that they play in the personal and academic development and success of Oxnard School District students. School...
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Nov. 16

Carnegie Art Museum update for Nov. 16

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   This week at CAM Looking for an art engagement activity for your children ages 7-11 this weekend? The education department has a few spots open for this Saturday, November 18 –  Building Blocks of Art focusing on “Sculpting Form and Texture,” click here to register or call 805.385.8171. Join fellow art...
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United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society Raises $6,000+ at Bowling Fundraiser

United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society Raises $6,000+ at Bowling Fundraiser

SANTA BARBARA — United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) Young Leaders Society donned their goofiest get ups and hit the lanes for their biggest United We Bowl fundraiser ever, raising more than $6,000 in support of youth education. More than 120 attended the 8th annual event at Zodo’s Bowling and Beyond — 5925...
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Bilingual commentary: Adjusting Education for the New Economy

Bilingual commentary: Adjusting Education for the New Economy

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Perhaps we need to re-think the entire approach to high school and college education as a new economic age dawns on the millennial generation beginning to enter the work force. Our curriculum has often been geared to preparing students for the traditional world of work. That...
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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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Halloween brings community, residents together at the Villas at Higuera affordable housing complex

Halloween brings community, residents together at the Villas at Higuera affordable housing complex

SANTA BARBARA — Everyone knows Halloween is about tricks and treats, but it’s also about coming together as a community – and being a kid. Children from Peoples’ Self-Help Housing’s (PSHH) Villas at Higuera affordable housing complex dressed in festive costumes Tuesday evening, donning everything from pirate to princess attire, and carved pumpkins that...
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Jackson praises more than 100 after-school programs that are making healthy eating, exercise a priority

Jackson praises more than 100 after-school programs that are making healthy eating, exercise a priority

SACRAMENTO — As a result of legislation authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)  to curb childhood obesity, the California Department of Education has just released the names of more than 100 additional California after-school programs that have received recognition for encouraging healthy eating and exercise. This year, 103 after-school programs – including 20 in...
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Help BBSVC save Ventura County’s BIGS!

Help BBSVC save Ventura County’s BIGS!

VENTURA COUNTY — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County (BBSVC) is putting out a special call for BIGS – mentors who can benefit from the friendship of a Little Brother or Little Sister.  There are 150 youth in Ventura County, “Littles,” who are anxiously waiting to meet their BBSVC program role model and friend.  BBSVC...
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Local Engineers Provide Career Advice at Cal State Northridge

Local Engineers Provide Career Advice at Cal State Northridge

NORTHRIDGE — Two local engineers from Ventura County have made a presentation at California State University, Northridge for career guidance to students. It was arranged by the student chapter of The American Society of Civil Engineers at the University. Engineering students of various disciplines, and others from management classes were present to hear the presentations provided...
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Bilingual commentary: A Requiem for Classical Music?

Bilingual commentary: A Requiem for Classical Music?

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes This past Sunday, along with other aficionados who filled the First United Methodist Church in Ventura, I attended a concert of the Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra (“CHICO”). The classical music was as intriguing and musically dramatic as so many of the pieces that I’ve listened to...
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Students Celebrate Signing of Community College Placement Legislation

Students Celebrate Signing of Community College Placement Legislation

Bill changes the way that Community Colleges will place students in remedial courses SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Jerry Brown announced the signing of AB 705, which changes the way that community college students are placed in remedial courses at all 114 of California’s Community Colleges. “Recent studies have shown that too many of California’s students...
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United Way of Ventura County update for Oct. 10

United Way of Ventura County update for Oct. 10

Click here for the entire e-newsletter         President’s Message Dear Friends, It’s hard to believe that in less than 100 days, we’ll welcome in the New Year. From the heartache of global natural disasters to the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, 2017 has reminded us of what it means to be...
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Grant to Help Boys & Girls Club Maintain Buildings – VCCF Board approves $25,000 to Oxnard, Port Hueneme Club to fund capacity-building work

Grant to Help Boys & Girls Club Maintain Buildings – VCCF Board approves $25,000 to Oxnard, Port Hueneme Club to fund capacity-building work

VENTURA COUNTY — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme has received a $25,000 grant from the Ventura County Community Foundation. The VCCF’s board of directors recently approved giving BGCOP the funds to help the Club’s sustainability and fundraising that will enable it to serve the next generation of youth....
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Carnegie Art Museum update for Oct. 6

Carnegie Art Museum update for Oct. 6

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Thank you to our generous donors during September… Including each of the attendees for the 3rd annual HOME is where the heART is at the home of Mona and Tom Neuhaus. Click here to view the photos from this fabulous fundraiser! Thank you to the artists for their donations...
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announce New Chief Executive Officer

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announce New Chief Executive Officer

AGOURA — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is pleased to announce the appointment of their new CEO, Dr. Crystal N?one. Before joining the Boys & Girls Clubs, Dr. N?one served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Native Pacific Education Culture (INPEACE) where she was responsible for the...
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