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Dec. 8 — Saints Band presents Winter Concert in Santa Maria

Dec. 8 — Saints Band presents Winter Concert in Santa Maria

SANTA MARIA — A night of Holiday and Winter music by the Jazz, Concert and Marching bands of Santa Maria High School. Tickets are only $5 per person and concessions will be sold.  All proceeds go towards the band attending the National Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C. on July 4th, 2018. Friday evening, December 8th,...
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Finance: WEV welcomes 18 entrepreneurs into the world of business

Finance: WEV welcomes 18 entrepreneurs into the world of business

Students graduate from Santa Maria-based Advanced Spanish Self-Employment Training Course. Next session begins Aug. 18. Next orientation is Aug. 4 in Santa Maria Amigos805 staff reports Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) celebrated the accomplishments of 18 women and men graduating from the Santa Maria-based Advanced Spanish Self-Employment Training (SSET) course with a ceremony held on...
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Commentary: Día de los Muertos has arrived. Variety of events scheduled for 805 region

Commentary: Día de los Muertos has arrived. Variety of events scheduled for 805 region

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 You can almost feel it. That special time of year when the veil between life and death is at its thinnest. Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead is upon us with a number of community groups and organizations planning a variety of events during the coming days. Some...
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Día de los Muertos time is rapidly approaching

Día de los Muertos time is rapidly approaching

Workshops already in progress to prepare items for Day of the Dead celebrations throughout the region By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 Soon the aroma of marigolds and copal incense will waft through the air, beckoning spirits to cross over the thin veil between life and death. Día de los Muertos / Day of...
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Rep. Capps to host Santa Maria forum on DACA on Aug. 9

Rep. Capps to host Santa Maria forum on DACA on Aug. 9

SANTA MARIA — Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) will host a forum where people can receive an update and review from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials on their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal application and information on applying for citizenship from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 9 at the UDW...
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Local briefs

VENTURA COUNTY — Low- to moderate-income workers who had a household income of $52,000 or less in 2013 can receive free tax preparation and income tax filing at a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site located throughout Ventura County, the United Way of Ventura County reported in a media release. Tax returns are filed...
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Former migrant worker turned motivational speaker to give presentation at Allan Hancock College on Nov. 7

Former migrant worker turned motivational speaker to give presentation at Allan Hancock College on Nov. 7

SANTA MARIA — Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria will present guest speaker Raúl Lomelí, co-founder and executive chairman of Saber es Poder (Knowledge is Power), a Spanish-language media and empowerment network, on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in Room C-40 (Forum) on the college’s Santa Maria campus. The son of migrant...
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Cultural competency workshops on nutrition to be held Aug. 28 in Ventura, Aug. 29 in Santa Maria

Cultural competency workshops on nutrition to be held Aug. 28 in Ventura, Aug. 29 in Santa Maria

The Network for a Healthy California — Gold Coast Region, will present a free training opportunity focusing the role of culture and its influence on food and nutrition and how these factors are relevant to your program. The workshops will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the County...
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Bilingual report: Registration open for ‘Creative Writing in Spanish’ class in Santa Maria starting June 18

Bilingual report: Registration open for ‘Creative Writing in Spanish’ class in Santa Maria starting June 18

SANTA MARIA — A new “Creative Writing in Spanish” class will be offered from June 18 through July 9 through Allan Hancock College Community Education in Santa Maria. In the class, students create and share their own writing with other students in English or Spanish while exploring different literature genres, such as short stories, poetry, drama, and...
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Reporte sobre Consulado Móvil y Jornada Dominical marzo 2013

Reporte sobre Consulado Móvil y Jornada Dominical marzo 2013

SANTA MARIA — El Consulado de México en Oxnard informa a la comunidad en general sobre el calendario de Consulados Móviles y Jornadas Dominicales que se realizarán en los Condados de Ventura, Santa Barbara y San Luis Obispo, California en el año 2013. Al respecto, nos permitimos informar sobre estas actividades del presente mes....
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Santa Maria to celebrate Día de los Muertos from Oct. 28 through Nov. 4

Santa Maria to celebrate Día de los Muertos from Oct. 28 through Nov. 4

SANTA MARIA — MASCARA, the Mexican-American Scholarship Cultural and Recreation Association, will present an altar its 18th annual Día de los Muertos celebration from Oct. 28 through Nov. 4 at the Santa Maria Town Center Mall, 142 Town Center East, first floor, open during mall hours. The Day of the Dead is a pre-Hispanic...
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