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  • Ventura College to Host Open House Extravaganza Open to the Community
    published on Sun, 28 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT
    Ventura College will hold an open house available to all those interested in learning more about the college and its programs and services, as well as those who would like assistance in applying for admission and financial aid. The Ventura College Extravaganza will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 12, at Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura....
  • In Brief
    published on Sat, 16 Apr 2016 06:53:49 GMT
    A public workshop will be held next week to address issues involving the city of Ventura's chronically homeless population. Organizers hope that the Workshop on Community Homeless will provide education and promote "community ownership" around homelessness, foster multi-agency relationships to open dialogue on solutions and to develop strategies to end homelessness in the city....
  • Pain in the tooth
    published on Sat, 16 Apr 2016 06:53:33 GMT
    If you notice a cavalry of dentists at the Ventura County Fairgrounds this weekend, try to imagine the number of fillings, exams and other procedures being performed inside. The California Dental Association's CDA Cares Dental Event will provide oral health care at no charge and no ID requirement to approximately 2,000 patients, first come, first serve, many of whom are helpless without dental insurance or the funds to afford regular checkups....
  • Brooks Institute alumnus Javier Manzano to receive 2016 Pell Center...
    published on Fri, 15 Apr 2016 06:00:00 GMT
    Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and documentary filmmaker Javier Manzano, whose career has taken him to Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Nigeria, among many other places, has been named the 2016 winner of the Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square. The prize honors a storyteller whose work has significantly influenced the public dialogue....
  • Red Cross asks for blood donations this spring
    published on Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:04:40 GMT
    The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to donate blood this spring to ensure a sufficient supply for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country. Donated blood is perishable and must constantly be replenished to keep up with hospital patient need....
  • Celebrity Chef Reinvents Outdoor Cooking With Fully Equipped Portable Kitchen
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:00:00 GMT
    Chef and co-creator of TBS's "Dinner & A Movie" teaches kids about healthy food & how to cook it. Wanting a portable kitchen for cooking in the garden, Mann found they didn't exist - so he decided to invent one himself....
  • Ventura College Celebrates the County with its Inaugural Diversity in Culture Festival
    published on Sun, 27 Mar 2016 06:00:00 GMT
    Ventura County is a mosaic of cultures and ethnicities, with residents hailing from around the world. To celebrate the multicultural diversity of the county and its campus, Ventura College is holding its inaugural three-day Diversity in Culture Festival, April 12-14 on the Ventura College campus, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura....
  • SoCal Teacher Earns Bronze Star
    published on Fri, 08 Apr 2016 01:47:34 GMT
    It was an emotional day at Buena High School in Ventura. A teacher was awarded a prestigious honor from Congress....
  • On the cusp
    published on Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:20:21 GMT
    Ventura County has a big problem. Diabetes, a debilitating disease that can lead to blindness, kidney failure and death, has reached epidemic levels within the county, with 47 percent of residents having blood-sugar levels that make them pre-diabetic, according to a new study by UCLA researchers....
  • SlobberHog's Pen: Three Big Questions - Part 1
    published on Tue, 19 Jan 2016 22:15:30 GMT
    Bielema-haters are eagerly awaiting the outcome of the 2016-17 football season. In the past few weeks, it has been hard to argue that CBB has done good work at Arkansas....
  • $37,000 in Phoenix Scholarships Awarded to Ventura College Students
    published on Wed, 06 Apr 2016 06:00:00 GMT
    VENTURA, CA, April 06, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Six military veterans were among the 21 adults who received a total of $37,000 in Phoenix Scholarships from the Ventura College Foundation at an awards ceremony held March 31 at the Wright Event Center on the Ventura College campus. The annual scholarships are awarded to Ventura College re-entry students with minimal or no financial resources to cover the costs of their education....
  • Rubicon Theatre Company presents the American premiere of 'eXtras' by Sabina Berman
    published on Mon, 04 Apr 2016 21:47:42 GMT
    VENTURA, Calif. - April 4, 2016 - PRLog -- Rubicon Theatre Company continues the 2015-2016 Season with another American premiere -- eXtras by Sabina Berman....
  • Evaluation: More efforts being made on food recycling by hauler Recology
    published on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 03:00:00 GMT
    Recology Los Angeles/Ventura underwent its first City Council evaluation as the trash hauler hit its one-year anniversary contracting with Santa Paula, with recycling rates and customer perks outlined as well as future goals. Interim Public Works Director Brian Yanez told the council at the March 21 meeting that the city had contracted out its solid waste services in 2011, and last year the original franchisee, Crown Disposal, sold to Northern California based Recology....
  • Ventura College Celebrates the County with its Inaugural Diversity in Culture Festival
    published on Sun, 27 Mar 2016 06:00:00 GMT
    Ventura County is a mosaic of cultures and ethnicities, with residents hailing from around the world. To celebrate the multicultural diversity of the county and its campus, Ventura College is holding its inaugural three-day Diversity in Culture Festival, April 12-14 on the Ventura College campus, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura....
  • Celebrity Chef Reinvents Outdoor Cooking With Fully Equipped Portable Kitchen
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 06:00:00 GMT
    Chef and co-creator of TBS's "Dinner & A Movie" teaches kids about healthy food & how to cook it. Wanting a portable kitchen for cooking in the garden, Mann found they didn't exist - so he decided to invent one himself....
  • Picks of the Week - Happenings
    published on Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:34:08 GMT
    BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY BENEFIT CONCERT Saturday, April 2, 6:30-8 p.m. The city of Ventura is turning 150 years old and will close out its celebrations with this finale concert featuring Ventura's own jazz and swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. All proceeds from the event will go toward providing art and music programs, including choir, jazz, theater, marching band, orchestra, visual and performing arts for the Ventura school district's 17,000 elementary, middle- and high-school students....
  • Sky High
    published on Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:31:22 GMT
    The Aerial and Aquatic Robotic Research Group and undergraduates from Channel Islands' Introduction to Remotely Piloted Systems class have opened up a public survey to gather opinions and attitudes regarding unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones. The survey seeks to measure opinions on a wide range of UAV uses by local law enforcement, movie studios and universities, as well as to gauge public feelings on their usage....
  • Rubicon Theatre Presents Noel Paul Stookey (Paul of Peter, Paul and Mary) in 'At Home: Ventura'
    published on Tue, 29 Mar 2016 19:32:25 GMT
    Returning after last year's sold-out concert, singer/songwriter Noel Paul Stookey brings his intimate musicality to the Rubicon Theatre Company stage again on Sunday, May 15, for a one-night-only two-hour concert. VENTURA, Calif....
  • SlobberHog's Pen: Three Big Questions - Part 1
    published on Tue, 19 Jan 2016 22:15:30 GMT
    Bielema-haters are eagerly awaiting the outcome of the 2016-17 football season. In the past few weeks, it has been hard to argue that CBB has done good work at Arkansas....
  • Kipp Financial Group Names its Vice President of Financial Planning & Wealth Advisor
    published on Wed, 30 Sep 2015 06:00:00 GMT
    Anderson has a Master of Business Administration from CSU East Bay and more than ten years of financial planning experience. He specializes in working with high net worth individuals in the areas of tax efficient investing, income portfolios, and managed accounts and also focuses on working with retirees to help create distribution plans and review estate planning....