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  • Picks of the Week - Happenings
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:39:46 GMT
    VENTURA'S EARTH DAY ECO FEST Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. This award-winning event brings fun, entertainment, children's activities, exhibitors and education to Ventura's beachside Promenade Park to celebrate our beautiful planet. Highlights include more than 100 exhibits , a green auto expo, interactive kids zone and a great lineup of music that includes ethno-folk artist and multi-instrumentalist Charles "Wsir" Johnson, Spencer the Gardener, Dan Grimm, Afishnsea the Moon and Trans Van Sa...
  • Factory direct
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:37:01 GMT
    If there's anything that local musicians always seem to complain about, it's the lack of venues - especially those that are open to all ages - and the lack of rehearsal spaces. To open a venue and/or rehearsal facility these days takes someone who puts passion far above compensation, someone like Alexander Urban....
  • Fostering care
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:35:16 GMT
    For 1,200 children seeking a foster family in Ventura County, finding a home, even temporary, is no easy feat. Only 400 volunteer family homes are available at any given time, and of those some are already hosting multiple children....
  • High School Musical Season Preview
    published on Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:00:01 GMT
    At the conclusion of the Dos Pueblos High School production of Legally Blonde , Parker Sassola, who plays Emmett, kisses Gracie Barker, who plays Elle Woods. It's a classic Broadway musical moment, with the romantic leads downstage center, spotlit for maximum effect....
  • Join the Library Literacy Program and help students waiting for tutors
    published on Fri, 03 Apr 2015 03:00:00 GMT
    Luis Jimenez grew up in Acapulco, in Mexico. Vacation destination, right? But Luis grew up helping his father clear trees on the land that he worked, hacking out a living to support his family of 13. Mama had finished elementary school, but papa never got that chance, and education was not a high priority in the Jimenez home....
  • Meet Hotel Lungomare: Bike Hotel in Cesenatico
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:46:10 GMT
    As part of my self-appointed mission to discover and share with PEZ Fans the best riding destinations in Italy, I've parlayed 10 years of chasing the Giro d'Italia and its countless hotel nights into a 'reasonable' catalog of travel knowledge. Some hotels I look forward to visiting again, but I also look forward to new discoveries each May. The Hotel Lungomare in Cesenatico is one such hotel....
  • Dolphins Amuse Whale Watchers in California... "Everyone loves the king of the Sea"
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:59:41 GMT
    Off the coast of Ventura, California, Julie Ellerton was greeted by a school of dolphins while out whale watching. - Jareen , CNN iReport producer On a whale watching tour in Channel Islands, California, with Island Packers cruises, whales were spotted out in the distance of the vast sea....
  • Dyer Sheehan Group, Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles...
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:00:00 GMT
    The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles has partnered with Dyer Sheehan Group in Ventura to operate a satellite office for member realtors, landlords and property owners. The new satellite office will offer convenient computer access to AAGLA members in good standing who wish to complete official property rental or leasing documents....
  • Ventura County Letter Carriers to Embark on Charitable Postal Route to Benefit FOOD Share, May 9
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:42:09 GMT
    PRLog - April 15, 2015 - VENTURA, Calif. -- On Saturday, May 9, Ventura County letter carriers will be caravanning more than just incoming and outgoing mail; and community members won't have to venture far from their doorsteps to give back to the local hungry in a big way....
  • Best Hiking/Biking Trails in VenturaCountyWest
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:02:42 GMT
    Ventura, CA, April 14, 2015 -- -- Spring offers some of the best weather in Southern California and with the spring-break crowds back in school, the perfect time for an "outdoorsy" weekend getaway. "Some of the most scenic, yet easy-to-get-to hiking and biking trails in California are found in VenturaCountyWest," says Rebekah Evans, executive director of the Ventura County Lodging Association ....
  • Taxes and the End of the Nuclear Age
    published on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:25:00 GMT
    Following the arrival of spring each year, our nation renews its commitment to our priorities on Tax Day, April 15th from education to health care,infrastructure and national defense. Included among these expenditures are nuclear weapons programs - weapons that cannot and must not ever be used....
  • Transit Authority
    published on Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:20:46 GMT
    In a moment of change for several longstanding communities in the Heritage Valley region, Ventura County Transportation Commission launched Valley Express in March. As the first fixed-route transit bus service in this area, Valley Express combines with the local Dial-a-Ride for what is clearly a new era in mobility for residents of Fillmore, Piru and Santa Paula, CA....
  • Ventura County Board of Supervisors consider pilot project to rename two important water channels
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 20:35:36 GMT
    PRLog - April 9, 2015 - VENTURA, Calif. -- The Ventura County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, April 14 at 10:30 a.m. will consider authorizing the Ventura County Watershed Protection District, to initiate a Public Outreach Campaign providing Watershed Awareness and Education through renaming the Oxnard Industrial Drain and J Street Drain....
  • Sicily's owners return to bring downtown a taste of Southern Italy
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:02:28 GMT
    Gino and Connie Milano are back and their delightful personalities and flavorful recipes have brought new life to the small but mighty Sicily. The couple - who also own restaurants in Santa Barbara, Vancouver and Italy as well as a cooking school in Indonesia - left the area in 2013 to focus on their bed and breakfast in Sicily....
  • War and remembrance
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:01:27 GMT
    It's a maxim that Vietnam War veteran Moses Mora finds particularly apt when discussing the quagmire of fact, fiction and opinion surrounding the war he spent one long year fighting and the rest of his life recovering from. It's also one of the first things visitors to the Museum of Ventura County will notice upon entering "We Remember: Ventura County to Vietnam and Back" an exhibition that opens on Friday, April 10 - 40 years after the Fall of Saigon, the final showdown in the controversial and...
  • Time for Action
    published on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:01:11 GMT
    Laubach Literacy of Ventura County Laubach Literacy of Ventura County is offering free training and materials for people interested in volunteering to teach English as a second language to adults living in Ventura County. Neither teaching experience nor the ability to speak a foreign language is necessary....
  • Ventura County Ballet's DAnce ART to feature professionals and guest musician, Rachel Flowers
    published on Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:34:49 GMT
    PRLog - April 8, 2015 - VENTURA, Calif. -- On Sunday April 19, Ventura County Ballet's premier pre professional dance company, DAnce ART, will feature its elite young, local dancers and invited professionals to perform alongside instrumentalist and composer Rachel Flowers....
  • Kyler Allen Cator
    published on Tue, 07 Apr 2015 06:27:35 GMT
    Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Hansford Cemetery. Memorial services will follow at 4 p.m. in Spearman High School Auditorium with the Rev....
  • District or at-large? Glendale residents to decide on voting system
    published on Fri, 03 Apr 2015 01:45:00 GMT
    Despite publicly stating their opposition to an initiative that would create district-based voting, a measure created in response to the threat of a lawsuit, several members of the City Council stated the decision should be up to voters. Measure D would abandon the long-standing at-large electoral system for the City Council in favor of splitting the community into districts....
  • Picks of the Week - Happenings
    published on Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:41:05 GMT
    VENTURA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS SPRING CARNIVAL Friday, April 3, through Sunday, April 5, 5-10 p.m., noon-10 p.m. and noon-7 p.m., respectively. Featuring a petting zoo, an Easter egg hunt, 15 carnival rides, games of chance and traditional carnival foods....