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  • John Dybvik, 68, of Harmony
    published on Wed, 06 May 2015 15:28:09 GMT
    He was a 1964 graduate of Harmony High School. He went on to attend college at Winona State University and then joined the army....
  • Patagonia Truck Has Been Traveling Across 50 States Mending Clothes
    published on Wed, 06 May 2015 11:24:27 GMT
    Launched on April 2nd in Ventura, California, the Worn Wear truck has been making its way across the country, before it will reach its final destination in Boston on May 12. At the end of its tour, the brand will turn to social media to ask its fans which route the truck should take on its way back out West. Patagonia repair technicians have been fixing up people's torn pieces of clothing-Patagonia brand or not-as well as teaching them how to do easy fixes themselves....
  • Foreign big-cap value stocks outshine U.S. counterparts
    published on Wed, 06 May 2015 09:34:44 GMT
    Paul Merriman is committed to educating people of all ages to get the most from their retirement investments. Founder of Merriman Wealth Management, a Seattle-based investment advisory firm, he is the author of numerous books on investing: " Financial Fitness Forever ," " Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money ," and the new "How To Invest" series, free at his website: "How To Invest" series: " First Time Investor ," " Get Smart or Get Screwed: How to Select the Best and Get the Most from Your ...
  • I grew up in Mexico. But drunk Americans showed me what Cinco de Mayo was.
    published on Tue, 05 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    A Chihuahua wearing a sombrero poses during the 4th annual "Running of the Chihuahuas" in Washington, D.C. Corporate advertisers treat Cinco de Mayo as the de facto Mexican Day, if not Latino Day, in this country. In 1998, the U.S. Postal Service issued a Cinco de Mayo stamp featuring two folklA3rico dancers....
  • Mildren K. (Finnegan) Snowden
    published on Tue, 05 May 2015 20:35:12 GMT
    Ventura, California- Mildred Kathryn Snowden, passed away peacefully at her home in Ventura, California, on Monday, April 27, 2015. Mildred was born on August 3, 1915 in Louisville, New York, daughter of Albert and Margaret Finnegan....
  • Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County Adds Board Member
    published on Mon, 04 May 2015 14:50:03 GMT
    The Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County announced the addition of Patricia Schulz as a new board member. The Ventura County Board of Supervisors officially appointed Schulz on April 14 for a three-year term....
  • When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Cinco de Mayo
    published on Mon, 04 May 2015 04:34:22 GMT
    Corporate advertisers treat it as the de facto Mexican Day, if not Latino Day, in this country. In 1998, the United States Post Office issued a Cinco de Mayo stamp featuring two folklrico dancers....
  • Ventura County Public Works Agency hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony pedestrian improvements project
    published on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:10:09 GMT
    PRLog - April 30, 2015 - OXNARD, Calif. -- Ventura County Public Works Agency's Department of Transportation will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of Rose Avenue and Collins Street Pedestrian Improvements Project on Thursday, May 7. Dignitaries to speak at the event will include Ventura County Supervisor John C. Zaragoza,Rio School District Superintendent Dr. John Puglisi, El Rio Municipal Advisory Councilmember Mike Barber, and Rio Del Valle Middle School Principal Joanne M. Da...
  • Dancing into the sunset
    published on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:12:13 GMT
    Same as every spring, the Slippers 'N Masks Youth Dance Theatre will take to the stage, where dancers 7 to 18 years of age will enjoy all the fun and excitement that performing before an audience can bring. But this year's show will be bittersweet, as it is the final performance of the dance troupe's founder, Pamela Cohen....
  • Rubicon Theatre Announces Benefit Raffle
    published on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:32:17 GMT
    Rubicon Theatre, a not-for-profit professional regional theatre company in Ventura, California, has launched a British-themed spring raffle to raise funds for the company's summer education and outreach camp programs. Rubicon's summer programs include the Stinky Feet Theatre Workshop ; the Fearless Shakespeare Intensive, the Musical Theatre Intensive, the Theatre Camp , the Acting Intensive, Internships and Apprenticeships....
  • Seville set to RunWild
    published on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:27:25 GMT
    A long line of 10-kilometre competitors race down St. Anne Street from the start line during the fourth annual Leading Edge RunWild last year. There were 341 runners and walkers who finished the 10-km distance, compared to 379 participants in 2013....
  • Pete Dupuy dies at 79; vocal opponent of commercial fishing regulations
    published on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:25:00 GMT
    Pete Dupuy, a Ventura fisherman and vocal opponent of commercial fishing regulations, has died. He was 79. On Dec. 7, 1973, San Fernando Valley motorcycle salesman Pete Dupuy took off in his Cessna plane to meet a couple of friends at a camping area in Mexico....
  • Santa Clara River Earth Day Clean Up
    published on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:18:16 GMT
    Hands on was the name of the game at the Santa Clara River Earth Day Clean Up! Sierra Club led volunteers on Saturday April 25 in removing trash at the River Gateway Puente land . "Not only is this a bridge between Ventura and Oxnard, this spot is the bridge between urban and natural worlds," explained Nina Danza, event chair....
  • 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....