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Oxnard MultiCultural Festival celebrates local diversity

Oxnard MultiCultural Festival celebrates local diversity

By George Miller For the first time, the Festival was held at the shiny new Collection outdoor  mall, just North of 101 off Oxnard Blvd. Saturday at the festival was hot (95 degrees), bright and sunny. There was a fine, wide array of nationalities/cultures represented, even some good ‘ole plain American. The stage was host to dances throughout […]

The Camarillo Old Town Association Wine Walk 2014 – An Anniversary Gift to Us All!

The Camarillo Old Town Association Wine Walk 2014 – An Anniversary Gift to Us All!

                  By Raven West It might have been a celebration of City of Camarillo’s 50th anniversary, but Jonathan Boring, President of the Board for the Old Town Camarillo Association and the merchants in Old Town gave Ventura county wine lovers a fantastic gift; wine tasting from some […]

Traveling Portugal with photographer David Pu’u

Traveling Portugal with photographer David Pu’u

By David Pu’u A little background on this trip.  I actually have never been to Europe. Part of my family came from this place where I am writing, a couple hundred years ago. The family name was Miguel. My ancestor had made his way to Hawaii, and married into a Hawaiian family. Much to ponder […]

PAL national boxing championship continues in Oxnard

PAL national boxing championship continues in Oxnard

By George Miller Event action is going on all week, from 6-10 PM through Saturday. This is the 40th Anniversary of this event, going on right now in Oxnard, held here multiple times, including last year and also planned for next year. Terrel Harrison, Oxnard PAL Director and California PAL (Police Activities League) Board President, […]

National Boxing Championship live stream video link: today through Saturday

National Boxing Championship live stream video link: today through Saturday

By George Miller As we previously reported, the PAL National Boxing Championship is underway this week. Here’s the video link. Better yet, actually go there- 350 S. K St. Oxnard -PAL gym at old high school- and actually see it for real- meet Olympic and national champions, coaches! Here is the livestreaming link:   http://oxnardpalboxing.com/palboxingwp/the-national-pal-boxing-tournament-streaming-live-at-6-pm-pst/ Download details […]

They are gorgeous, tough, champions and competing in Oxnard all Week- National PAL boxing championship!

They are gorgeous, tough, champions and competing in Oxnard all Week- National PAL boxing championship!

By George Miller and Dan Pinedo National championships and first qualifying match for the Olympics- are being held right here in little ‘ole Oxnard through October 4!  Three boxing Superstars and the PAL (Police Athletic League) Recreation Coordinator visited us at the Oxnard City Council meeting tonight to promote their boxing championship matches being held […]

Port Hueneme Banana Festival Report

Port Hueneme Banana Festival Report

By George Miller A good time was had by all on Saturday-the place was packed with thousands of people. In addition to the all-too-familiar booths selling goods or pushing a variety of causes, Del Monte was giving out bananas, and pineapples could be had by excelling at a game of skill.  Supervisors could be dunked […]

Review: The California Kabob Kitchen in Moorpark

Review: The California Kabob Kitchen in Moorpark

By Katie Cocquyt The California Kabob Kitchen is a one-of-a-kind in Moorpark. It is the only restaurant that serves Mediterranean cuisine and it is definitely worth the visit. Located on New Los Angeles Avenue and Spring Road, adjacent to Starbucks, it is a fusion of Greek, Persian and Israeli food. One bite says it all! […]

Find Walter – by Tim Pompey – A Book Review

Find Walter – by Tim Pompey – A Book Review

Find Walter – By Tim Pompey A book review by David Stewart Book Description from Amazon: Jan Kelvin works as a journalist for the New York City magazine Page, which specializes in covering literary news and trends. One morning, editor Joel Stein gives her a tough assignment: Locate and interview Walter Randolph, Pulitzer prize winning […]

Wine making at Aldabella –Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Wine making at Aldabella –Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

From Grapes to Wine…A lot of work and a lot of time for wine lovers at Aldabella By Raven West As anyone in the wine making business knows, crushing grapes to make wine has come a very long way from Lucille Ball’s hilarious grape stomping scene, and for wine enthusiasts, processing their precious grapes is […]