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Down the Road by Tim Pompey – a Book Review

Down the Road by Tim Pompey – a Book Review

Down the Road by Tim Pompey From Amazon: It’s 1970 and 18-year-old Howie White, who has lived most of his life at Good Shepherd Home for Children in northeast Tennessee, must leave and find his own way in the world. But having lived for fifteen years in a very well ordered religious and social environment, […]

America’s Cup Tour replica yacht hosts visitors in Channel Islands Harbor

America’s Cup Tour replica yacht hosts visitors in Channel Islands Harbor

By George Miller Visitors were all over the replica yacht America, built in 1995, on Wednesday morning and afternoon at the tony Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club. This stop in Channel Islands Harbor is only one the America’s Cup Tour, undertaken to build enthusiasm and support for the America’s Cup campaign and 2017 competition in Bermuda. America […]

Take A Weekday Tour of Oxnard Wineries!

Take A Weekday Tour of Oxnard Wineries!

by Raven West Wine tasting isn’t just for the weekends anymore! From now through the end of September, wine lovers can enjoy an afternoon of fantastic wine tasting at four of Oxnard’s finest; Herzog, Magnavino, Rancho Ventavo and Strey Cellers, Monday – Thursday! Tony Cabrarra, owner of Getting Out Tickets & Limos believes that Oxnard […]

First America’s Cup winning boat replica awaits your visit Wednesday

First America’s Cup winning boat replica awaits your visit Wednesday

By George Miller The  America, a beautiful replica of the boat that gave The America’s Cup its name, is at the visitor’s dock at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club as this is being written.  She will be available for your inspection on Wednesday, July 15.  There will be tours, a ride aboard and a dinner event (see […]

Anecdotes from Agriculture Aviation

Anecdotes from Agriculture Aviation

By Sheryl Hamlin The recently opened Ag Air Exhibit was the backdrop for the panel on July 10, 2015 at Santa Paula’s Agriculture Museum. The exhibit features historic photos and film from Ventura’s use of aviation on farms. The panel featured Marie Murray, Rob Scherzinger, Janice Dickenson, Mitch Stone and Kevin Miskel, plus a wealth […]

John Nava, Entrepreneurial Artist

John Nava, Entrepreneurial Artist

By Sheryl Hamlin Two minutes of John Nava’s gallery talk at the Santa Paula Art Museum on July 9, 2015 revealed just why he had been a tenured professor. Charming, engaging and devoid of hubris, Nava laces his talks with a sense of humor and many contemporary references from popular culture. And the packed, standing […]

8th Annual Wine Trail Celebration – Wine, Food, Music and Balloons!

8th Annual Wine Trail Celebration – Wine, Food, Music and Balloons!

By Raven West The Ventura County Wine Trail’s 8th annual Wine Trail Celebration was held at The Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard. The festival showcased local boutique wineries who are members of the Ventura County Wine Trail that stretches from Thousand Oaks to Ojai. For the first time, a special VIP section was added for […]

Oxnard 4th of July parade photos

By George Miller One of the many Channel Islands Harbor July 4 events, along with the fireworks show, booths, food, kiddie games, etc., was the parade. Kenny Backer, professional photographer and harbor resident, sent us some nice photos of it to use …         More parade photos http://kennybacker.smugmug.com/ Kenny Backer Photography specializes […]

Bark Out Loud – More prizes – Fun Fundraiser for Ventura Police K9’s!

Bark Out Loud – More prizes – Fun Fundraiser for Ventura Police K9’s!

Local Author Releases Two New Books

Local Author Releases Two New Books