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  • 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....
  • Ventura County Sustainability Exchange Hosts Exclusive One-Stop- Shop Sustainability Event
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:07:05 GMT
    In conjunction with this year's PMA Fresh Summit, the growers and distributors of Ventura County are inviting fresh produce industry members into their backyards for the Ventura County Sustainability Exchange. This unique collaborative event brings together top growers from throughout the region to put Ventura County on the map and show the industry why it is the one-stop-shop for sustainably grown produce....
  • Resource Conservation District to honor Ventura County farmers
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:02:59 GMT
    PRLog - Oct. 15, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- On Wednesday, Nov. 12, Ventura County's agricultural leaders and industry supporters will gather together to honor local farmers who have exhibited excellence in stewardship, sustainability, leadership and care for Ventura County's unique natural resources during the 2014 Ventura County Excellence in Agricultural Stewardship and Sustainability Awards.The Resource Conservation District of Ventura County and FOOD Share will announce the winner of the pres...
  • Carpinteria City Council Endorses Measure P, Measure U
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:37:57 GMT
    On Monday night, crowds packed the room at the Carpinteria City Council meeting as the council debated taking a position on two ballot measures - Measure U, a school bond initiative, and Measure P, the Healthy Air & Water Initiative to ban fracking and other high-intensity oil production in the county. Most of the speakers and attendees were there for Measure P. Carpinteria businessman Jim Taylor made the case for Measure P, saying, "Measure P made the ballot because the people of Santa Barb...
  • SC surfer Shaun Burns in confirmed field for 2014 O'Neill Coldwater Classic
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:12:54 GMT
    Santa Cruz surfer Shaun Burns uses local knowledge to shred his way to victory during his first-round heat against Corey Arrambide in the 2013 O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational. Santa Cruz surfer Shaun Burns slices during his first-round victory at the 2013 O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational....
  • Making 9-1-1 Work For You, Things Parents Need to Know
    published on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:50:23 GMT
    There are many things a parent can do to ensure their family's safety. Adequately preparing your home and teaching children how to use 9-1-1 properly from an early age may, one day, save a life....
  • Amanda Bynes Checks Into Rehab
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 23:10:00 GMT
    After a series of worrying public displays and a Twitter rant in which she lashed out at her father, Amanda Bynes has checked into rehab in Los Angeles. The troubled star, who boarded a flight from New York to L.A. on Friday, was admitted to a treatment center shortly after touching down in California, PEOPLE has confirmed....
  • Powersoft Launches Armonia Pro Audio Suitea 2.5.0
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:28:14 GMT
    PRLog - Oct. 9, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Powersoft, a world-leading manufacturer of professional power amplifiers, announced the launch of ArmonA a Pro Audio Suite 2.5.0a ....
  • Picks of the Week - Happenings
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:44:27 GMT
    SEASIDE HIGHLAND GAMES Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. With over eighty clans and societies, bagpipe and drum bands from many Western states, the Seaside Highland Games will feature competitions in pipes, drums, dance, athletics, drum majoring and fiddles, as well as heavy athletes "throwing stuff" and herding dog demonstrations. The US Marine Band will be performing with local pipe bands and much more, including new to this year a Haggis eating contest....
  • Rebirth of the cool
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:42:19 GMT
    A virtual jazz renaissance has recently permeated nearly every corner of Ventura. From upscale Main Street restaurants to tiny neighborhood bars, the Bohemian lifestyle of jazz aficionados is being embraced by a whole new generation of music lovers....
  • Time for Action
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:41:27 GMT
    Volunteers needed to build home with Habitat for Humanity The Ventura Family YMCA's Togetherhood program is working in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity to build a home on Saturday, Oct. 18, and is in need of volunteers. Those aged 16 and older are welcome to register at the YMCA....
  • Dr. Mamaly Reshad, Noted Lecturer and Prosthodontist, Returns From...
    published on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:10:12 GMT
    Prosthodontist Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif., has returned to his Ventura cosmetic dental clinic following a successful full-day presentation in Spain. Dr. Reshad, a Thousand Oaks dentist who is one of the world's elite experts and educators in teeth restoration and replacement, presented Oct. 4 in Oviedo, Spain....
  • Walking is the superfood of fitness
    published on Mon, 06 Oct 2014 01:44:26 GMT
    Researchers say emerging evidence suggests that combined physical activity and inactivity may be more important for chronic disease risk than physical activity alone. - Filepic Walking may never become as trendy as CrossFit, as sexy as mud runs or as ego-boosting as Ironman races but for fitness experts who stress daily movement over workouts and an active lifestyle over weekends of warrior games, walking is a super star....
  • Youth of the Year Renteria, Alumni Cabral tell of Boys & Girls Club influence
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:00:00 GMT
    Two champions of accomplishment were celebrated at the September 23 Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Clara Valley Breakfast of Champions where 2013 Youth of the Year Larry Renteria and Alumni Speaker Lauren Cabral told of how the club has changed their lives. The annual breakfast, a sell out, was held at the Community Center and featured KEYT news anchor/reporter Paula Lopez as the featured speaker....