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Local PODS® Moving and Storage to Collect Toy Donations for Those in Need at the Santa to the Sea Event

Local PODS® Moving and Storage to Collect Toy Donations for Those in Need at the Santa to the Sea Event

(OXNARD, Calif.) – As racers gear up for this year’s Santa to the Sea half marathon and 5k, local PODS® moving & storage are preparing its fleet of PODS containers for this year’s toy drive. Serving as Santa’s Sleigh, PODS containers will be placed at the finish line of the event to collect unwrapped toys […]

Rescue Mission to Serve Up 1,000 Meals to the Needy

Rescue Mission to Serve Up 1,000 Meals to the Needy

OXNARD, CA—Ventura County Rescue Mission expects to welcome nearly 1,000 people at its annual Great Thanksgiving Banquet in Oxnard on Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 12-1 p.m. Regardless of their station in life, all who come to us will be offered a delicious, traditional Thanksgiving meal without cost. “Most who come to us feel abandoned” said […]

Jeffrey D. Burum Enters Race for Ventura County Supervisor

Jeffrey D. Burum Enters Race for Ventura County Supervisor

JEFF BURUM ENTERS RACE FOR VENTURA COUNTY SUPERVISOR Desert Storm Combat Officer Veteran & Chief Financial Officer in Private Business Pledges to Move Region Forward Oxnard, CA – Jeffrey Burum, a 59-year old former career Air Force officer and businessman has officially filed as candidate for District 5 Supervisor on the Ventura County Board of […]

Santa Paula Museums and Cemetery to Host Community-Wide Celebration of Día de los Muertos on Sunday, November 3, 2019

Santa Paula Museums and Cemetery to Host Community-Wide Celebration of Día de los Muertos on Sunday, November 3, 2019

SANTA PAULA, CA – Families and guests of all ages are invited to celebrate Día de los Muertos at four different locations in Santa Paula on Sunday, November 3, 2019! Participating sites will include the Santa Paula Art Museum, California Oil Museum, the Museum of Ventura County’s Agriculture Museum, and Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery. This […]

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, […]

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