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When people say, ‘Oh my God, it’s the police’

When people say, ‘Oh my God, it’s the police’

    By Mark Savalla “Oh my God, it’s the police.” The first time I heard those words spoken from inside a house, I knew that someone inside had done something wrong or that the problem I was summoned for was at this location. I was wrong.  The dispatcher had been given the wrong address. […]

Piru Bicycle Safety Rodeo a Success

Piru Bicycle Safety Rodeo a Success

On Saturday, September 28th, from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, the Fillmore Police Citizen Patrol and Ventura County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with local organizations to present a bicycle rodeo to more than one hundred Piru children. The Bicycle Rodeo was held at the San Salvador Mission in Piru and included a bicycle safety course, […]

Why We Distrust and Fear the Cops in Oxnard and Throughout the Nation

Why We Distrust and Fear the Cops in Oxnard and Throughout the Nation

    By Armando Vazquez All of us in Oxnard, throughout this nation, and the rest of the world for that matter, are indoctrinated from womb to tomb to believe that this country, the United States of America, is a nation of laws. Many of us would agree with that assertion, the problem is what […]

Port of Hueneme Celebrates Being Top Banana at the 8th Annual Banana Festival

Port of Hueneme Celebrates Being Top Banana at the 8th Annual Banana Festival

Yellow banana wigs, boat rides, sounds of the tropical steel drum band and perfect late summer weather got the party started at the Port for the 8th Annual Banana Festival! Welcoming over 12,000 people inside the Port, Oxnard Harbor District President Jess Herrera stated, “The Port of Hueneme has always been the little Port that […]

Time To Go Banana at the 8th Annual Port of Hueneme Banana Festival

Time To Go Banana at the 8th Annual Port of Hueneme Banana Festival

More than 100 billion bananas are eaten in the world every year. A few thousand will be part of the 8th Annual Port of Hueneme Banana Festival, Saturday, September 28. The festival, with fun for all ages, is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entry and parking are free. The festival is a banana lover’s […]

Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation Awards $580,000 to Local Non-Profits

Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation Awards $580,000 to Local Non-Profits

The trustees of the Harriet H. Samuelsson Foundation recently awarded a total of $580,000 in grants to 14 local non-profit organizations providing services to youth and adolescents.  Grants ranged from $20,000 to $75,000, and were allocated to fund children’s services in the coming year, including:   New clothing, shoes, school supplies, and toiletries for elementary, […]

Think Two Steps Ahead: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

Think Two Steps Ahead: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

Ventura County, Ca.–The cities of Camarillo, Moorpark and Thousand Oaks are working with law enforcement agencies across the state to promote safe behaviors that allow drivers and those on foot to get where they need to go safely. September is Pedestrian Safety Month, and California continues to see more and more pedestrians getting injured or […]

Center4SpecialNeeds Upcoming Events!

Center4SpecialNeeds Upcoming Events!

Tomorrow’s Your Chance to Have Fun & Support! FUNdraiser for the Whole Family! Two Trees Escape Rooms Tuesday, August 27 | All Day!  2855 Johnson Drive  Ventura, CA 93003 Show Your Support! Book online for an escape room, or stop by and play a walk-in game or purchase merchandise! 20% of the proceeds will be donated to […]

Public Invited to Channel Islands Harbor Community Visioning Workshop

Public Invited to Channel Islands Harbor Community Visioning Workshop

The Ventura County Harbor Department is conducting a public visioning process for Harbor parcels on Victoria Avenue. Residents and stakeholders interested in participating in Channel Islands Harbor development are invited to attend the Community Visioning Workshop. The workshop is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 29 at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club, […]

Tequila, Tacos, Margaritas and The BEACH! – July 20 and 21

Tequila, Tacos, Margaritas and The BEACH! – July 20 and 21

  Tequila, Tacos, Margaritas & The Beach! NEXT WEEKEND! Plaza Park, Downtown Ventura 11:30am – 6:00pm Buy Now! SATURDAY Tequila Sampling! Sample New and Exciting Craft Tequila Brands! Live Music, Cold Drinks And Fun! SUNDAY Más Margaritas! Live Music! New Margarita Flavors Taco Toppings And Shopping! Buy Now! Thank You To Our Sponsors! See What’s […]

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