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  • Local Fillmore Business Treasure Threatened To Lose Rapid Transit Contract
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:06:41 GMT
    PRLog - Oct. 31, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- For over 40 years, the Fillmore Area Transit Corporation has provided public transportation throughout Ventura County, including the Heritage Valley, Simi Valley, Ventura, Santa Paula, Fillmore, Piru, but that may be coming to an end....
  • Reception, awards Saturday for Artists & Friends of Judy Klement at BCL
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:00:00 GMT
    Santa Paula is host to yet another unique art show that features the students of one of the most acclaimed artists in the region: the 10th Annual Art Show, Artists and Friends of Judy Klement is now on display at Blanchard Community Library. The exhibit, one of the most popular in the county, is unique because of the range of artists and works shown, from beginning and budding artists alongside prize-winning professionals always willing to work on their artistic skills....
  • Montecito Bank & Trust Welcomes John Braunschweiger as VP, Senior Relationship Manager
    published on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:31:08 GMT
    Montecito Bank & Trust is pleased to announce that John Braunschweiger has joined the bank's Community Lending Department as vice president and senior relationship manager, reporting to Stephen Mihalic, senior vice president and director of community lending. "We are thrilled to welcome John to Montecito Bank & Trust, and we know that he will be a key addition to our Community Lending team," said Jeff Paul, Senior vice president and director of retail and commercial banking....
  • Alleged DUI driver charged with murder in Ventura deputy's death
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:01:00 GMT
    Ventura County Sheriff's Deputy Eugene Kostiuchenko, left, was struck and killed on the side of the 101 Freeway on Tuesday. Kevin Hogrefe, 25, right, has been charged with murder in the case....
  • ALoft and kicking
    published on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:24:55 GMT
    Aloft Dancetheatre is pirouetting through some major transitions this year. A new set of patrons, new business model and a new performance space in downtown Ventura have given the local modern movement and dance company a fresh start, and will hopefully allow them to put down some permanent roots....
  • Geology Experts Confirm Fracking Risks
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Unfortunately, if you repeat a lie often enough, it begins to seem like the truth. One such oft-repeated myth, propagated with the help of millions of dollars of outside oil money, is that "there is no risk of fracking" in Santa Barbara County so we don't need Measure P to protect us....
  • Simi Valley Dentist Announces Opening of New Office in the Ventura...
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:15:08 GMT
    The doctors of Simi Hills Dental, experienced providers of general, family, cosmetic, emergency and preventative care in Simi Valley, are expanding to a new office in Ventura County. The new location will mark the practice's second expansion in 5 years....
  • Keeping the Promise Alive for Ventura College Students
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:14:56 GMT
    PRLog - Oct. 23, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Ventura, Calif. - More than 1,100 Ventura County high school graduates will attend their first year of Ventura College free of charge, thanks to the Ventura College Promise, a revolutionary grant program launched in 2006 by the Ventura College Foundation....
  • Picks of the Week - Happenings
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:08:47 GMT
    THE CAPITOL STEPS Thursday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. The Capitol Steps plan to bring down the house and Senate with their unique blend of music and political comedy. Each show consists of tasteful lampooning guaranteed to leave both sides of the political spectrum laughing....
  • In Brief
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:05:49 GMT
    Water Conservation Summit this Saturday Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Carpinteria, in partnership with Ventura Water, the City of Ventura, and the Ventura Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting a Water Conservation Summit on Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Ventura City Hall. The event will include presentations and panel discussions with educators, innovators and government officials as they discuss water conservation efforts, the current status of our water, and the importance of conserving fo...
  • EUCAP Nestor Train 30 Somali Coast Guards
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:35:22 GMT
    On 21 October, the European Union's Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean celebrated the successful completion of a two month Mentoring, Teaching and Training programme for thirty young officers of the Somaliland Coast Guard in Berbera from Hargeisa, Berbera and Zeyla, Mait and Las Qoray. The ceremony took place at the Coast Guard Headquarters in the presence of dignitaries from Somaliland, as well as representatives of the European Union....
  • Georgia Delegation visit Naval Academy "NYVaptsarov"
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:55:05 GMT
    From 15 to 17oktomvri 2014. Naval Academy "N. Vaptzarov "hosted a delegation from Georgia led by prof....
  • It's All About the Music
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    "You're gonna want to put in earplugs for this," the teens told me before two of them launched into a song of their own creation that featured crunchy guitar licks and hard-hitting drum patterns. It was infectious rock 'n' roll, and those of us listening bobbed our heads and tapped our feet to the driving beat....
  • DUDE. be nice Apparel Startup Inspires Teens to "Random Acts of...
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:30:07 GMT
    The DUDE. be nice project is a platform to inspire young people to build a positive community by recognizing a person or group in a fun and creative way....
  • New Standard for LNG Cargo Containment Systems
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:25:23 GMT
    Ti Group provided the insulation systems for six Sayaendo-design 150,000 cubic meter capacity LNG carriers under construction at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan for NYK/MOL and K-Line. Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions said it has successfully completing the gas trial for the first LNG carrier built to a Boil Off Rate of 0.08% per day....
  • NMRA Awards Scholarship to Yacht Design Students
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:24:57 GMT
    The National Marine Representatives Association awarded two scholarships to students pursuing careers in the field. Noah Luff of Ventura, California is one of the recipients of the association's $500 scholarship....
  • Conference to Shine a Light on Our Community's Foster Children
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:34:04 GMT
    PRLog - Oct. 17, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Miracles happen when an adult becomes a lifetime parent for a foster child....
  • Exhibit of Student Art & Poetry Contest Winners
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:54:34 GMT
    The winning entries from this year's California Coastal Art &Poetry Contest will be on display through Sunday, November 9,2014, at Channel Islands National Park. Kindergarten through high school students from throughout the state participate in this contest, which is sponsored by the California Coastal Commission each year....
  • Prices Slashed on New and Improved 2015 Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures Courses
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:50:16 GMT
    Hospital Procedures Consultants has revamped our 2015 Hospital Procedures CME courses based on your feedback. All of our classes are now 100% hands-on procedural skills lab training with course didactics viewed through 17 online modules in advance....
  • CATA Administrator Night 2014
    published on Wed, 08 Oct 2014 03:00:00 GMT
    The annual California Agriculture Teacher's Association Administrator Night was held Monday, September 29th at the Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula. The event was established in order to acquaint administrators, counselors, teachers, school board members, community members & agriculture advisory committee members with other high school agriculture programs in our county....