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Bilingual commentary: Men and Mermaids

Bilingual commentary: Men and Mermaids

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 We normally associate mermaids with little girls’ fantasies. How many...
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Aspiring engineers in CSUCI’s Summer Bridge program to test the strength of their spaghetti bridges

Aspiring engineers in CSUCI’s Summer Bridge program to test the strength of their spaghetti bridges

CAMARILLO — After a month of study on various aspects of engineering design, physics and teamwork, 40 aspiring engineers from Hueneme High School will test their skills by building a bridge out of dry spaghetti, then seeing how much weight it will bear. The sixth annual Hueneme High School Academy of Engineering and Design Bridge...
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Bilingual report: July 24 through Aug. 4 — Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundations presents Summer Camps

Bilingual report: July 24 through Aug. 4 — Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundations presents Summer Camps

PASO ROBLES — The Paso Robles Youth Arts Foundations will present Summer Camps through Aug. 4. The Theater & Art camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 24 through 28. The Music & Dance camp will be held from July 31 through Aug. 4. Early enrollment starts now through May 31 at...
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Through July 28 — Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas to present workshop for children, youth

Through July 28 — Bilingual report: Teatro de las Américas to present workshop for children, youth

OXNARD — Doing theater has many benefits, especially for children and youth because it increases confidence in expressing themselves in social and learning situations.  Doing theater in Spanish is  also advantageous because it enhances development in the young brain when it works in more than one language. Teatro de las Américas values bilingualism and therefore...
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Santa Barbara Bowl Announces Spring 2017 Grant Awards

Santa Barbara Bowl Announces Spring 2017 Grant Awards

Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation awards over $112,000 to Santa Barbara County performing arts programs as part of its Spring 2017 Education Outreach Grant Program. Santa Barbara, CA, (June 22, 2017) – The Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2017 Education Outreach spring grant recipients. The Board voted to approve grants based on...
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Bilingual report: Academia de Verano para Jóvenes / The Youth Summer Academy

Bilingual report: Academia de Verano para  Jóvenes / The Youth Summer Academy

La academia busca a los estudiantes con el deseo de beneficiarse en su futuro
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United Way of Ventura County On the Move

United Way of Ventura County On the Move

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   President’s Message Dear Friends, There are many caring nonprofits throughout Ventura County, but one of the most caring is Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation (CEDC). A long-standing community partner of United Way’s, CEDC is truly a champion of the underserved. That’s why I’m excited to share that this December we’ll...
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Summer Camp at Santa Paula Museums (July 31 through Aug. 4) Offers Adventure in Art and Science

Summer Camp at Santa Paula Museums (July 31 through Aug. 4) Offers Adventure in Art and Science

SANTA PAULA — The Santa Paula Art Museum and the California Oil Museum are teaming up to launch a new summer camp in downtown Santa Paula for children in grades K-5. The week-long Museum Exploratory Summer Camp will be held July 31, 2017 through August 4, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day. Campers...
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Celebration of Life for Hank Lacayo to be held on June 24 at CSUCI

Celebration of Life for Hank Lacayo to be held on June 24 at CSUCI

CAMARILLO — A voice for workers, a force for seniors, a champion for education and a true friend to CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI), Henry L. “Hank” Lacayo will be honored on Saturday, June 24 on the campus. The public is invited to a Celebration of Life for Lacayo who passed away on May 1 after a long...
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Local Boys & Girls Club Receives National Honors — BGCOP given two Merit Awards for Program Excellence

Local Boys & Girls Club Receives National Honors — BGCOP given two Merit Awards for Program Excellence

CENTRAL COAST — The Boys & Girls Clubs of America recently honored the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme with two national merit awards for program excellence. The Club also received $5,000. BGCOP won an award in the Arts category, for its movie production, Project Sunset Walk; and a second...
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Lawn Bowling for Dollars: United Way of SB County’s Young Leaders Society Raises Funds for Youth Book Program

Lawn Bowling for Dollars: United Way of SB County’s Young Leaders Society Raises Funds for Youth Book Program

Event proceeds benefit Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which provides children ages 0-5 with a book a month. CENTRAL COAST — United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society and the community recently took to the green for the inaugural United We Lawn Bowl fundraiser in support of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library youth book...
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Santa Barbara City College Student Isabel Agundis Selected to Visit NASA

Santa Barbara City College Student Isabel Agundis Selected to Visit NASA

SANTA BARBARA — Isabel Agundis, a Santa Barbara City College student, has been selected to travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center this spring to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Agundis, a mechanical engineering major, is one of 348 city college students from across the U.S. to be selected to participate...
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Builders Circle Signifies Mark of Excellence for Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Partners

Builders Circle Signifies Mark of Excellence for Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Partners

SANTA BARBARA — Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) has created a category of recognition that distinguishes those partners who work alongside the nonprofit to ensure more affordable housing along the Central Coast. The Builders Circle is a prestigious group of contractors, designers and stakeholders who continue to invest in a shared vision long after the ribbon...
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offer Summer Musical Camps

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley offer Summer Musical Camps

Newbury Park – Youth looking to show off their talents can learn new skills and improve their showmanship during the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley’s Summer Musical Camps. The Boys & Girls Clubs offer two choices – Drama Revue and Disney Live! At Drama Revue, youth will learn about the fundamentals...
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CSUCI’s Computer Science students place 3rd in national NASA Swarmathon competition

CSUCI’s Computer Science students place 3rd in national NASA Swarmathon competition

CAMARILLO — CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Computer Science students who placed third in the nation in the Second Annual NASA Swarmathon competition will demonstrate how they developed their winning algorithm during the SAGE Research Conference Saturday. The NASA Swarmathon team traveled to NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the competition, which took place April 18...
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