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A Message From Our CEO

A Message From Our CEO

Dear Friend What a whirlwind of a year – time has both flown and seemed to stand still, it feels like I’ve been at Casa Pacifica much longer than a year, but in the best way. As we start our new fiscal year, we are not only planning for the future but celebrating what we’ve […]

Pandemic Generosity: Free Online Resources for Families During the Crisis

Pandemic Generosity: Free Online Resources for Families During the Crisis

BY BARBARA DANZA One of the most encouraging aspects of the crisis we all find ourselves in is the outpouring of generosity and kindness across all planes of society. Consider the sudden new realities of home life—juggling family, homeschooling, and working at home. Many companies, large and small, have stepped up, offering free resources to make this time […]

Coronavirus and accidental homeschooling: More families will appreciate this education option

Coronavirus and accidental homeschooling: More families will appreciate this education option

By Sam Sorbo “It is understandable that American parents are leery of stepping outside of institutions into the DIY realm. But soon we will be living in a post-COVID-19 world, and much of what we perceived as normative will be forever changed — including education. My hope is that when we emerge on the other […]

Court Appointed Special Advocates (“CASA) For Foster Children – Are You Ready to Stand Up for a Child Who Needs You?

Court Appointed Special Advocates (“CASA) For Foster Children – Are You Ready to Stand Up for a Child Who Needs You?

Oxnard | Today, there are nearly 1,000 children in the Ventura County Dependency Court System who are victims of abuse and neglect. With a string of people, often including their own parents, in and out of their lives, these children are in desperate need of a stable adult. A CASA Volunteer becomes that adult. The […]

13th Annual Boys and Girls Club’s “Day for Kids” | Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

13th Annual Boys and Girls Club’s “Day for Kids” | Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

OXNARD, Calif.—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme invites the community to join them for the 13th Annual Day for Kids celebration 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sept. 22 at the Martin V. Smith Youth Center Clubhouse, 1900 West 5th Street, Oxnard. More than 3,000 people of all ages are expected to attend. The free […]

Citizens Journal is proud to support our Ventura Military Veterans and the community that honors their service

Citizens Journal is proud to support our Ventura Military Veterans and the community that honors their service

  A year ago in July, Citizens Journal decided to dedicate a section of its free, online, daily newspaper to our Ventura military and veteran community. After all, these brave men and women have dedicated part of their lives in service to protecting our country and the freedoms we enjoy unlike any other population in […]

Studio Channel Islands Hosts Annual Arts Alive Festival 5-26 and 5-27

Studio Channel Islands Hosts Annual Arts Alive Festival 5-26 and 5-27

Camarillo, Calif. — Fine art, live music, fun activities, food and craft beers will come together Memorial Weekend for one of Ventura County’s most popular art festivals, Arts Alive, presented by Studio Channel Islands, May 26 and 27, on the SCI campus at 2222 Ventura Blvd. in Old Town Camarillo. Now in its fifth year, […]

The Winning Dunk | Development Department vs Agency Team | Who Do You Support?

The Winning Dunk | Development Department vs Agency Team | Who Do You Support?

The goal: Raise $10,000 by #GivingTuesday, November 28th, 2017.  The game: Donate To DUNK Dr. Steve Elson, Casa Pacifica’s CEO or NOT to DUNK Steve! The playing field: $3,570 has been raised thus far!  If the Development Department Team wins they will SAVE STEVE from having to step into the dunk tank at all! I Want To Be A […]

Keeping Your Child Safe From Bullying, Cyberbullying, And More | Free All-day Event

Keeping Your Child Safe From Bullying, Cyberbullying, And More | Free All-day Event

United Parents will host a free event on November 29th from 9:30 am until 7:30 pm at the Oxnard Church for the Nations, 270 West 5th St., in Oxnard.  The overall theme of the event is “How to Keep My Child Safe.” This theme has been highly prevalent in our parent/caregiver surveys that have been distributed countywide. […]

11th Annual StoryFest to Celebrate Kids and Books

11th Annual StoryFest to Celebrate Kids and Books

Young children and their families are invited to celebrate the joy of reading at the 11th annual StoryFest, Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Ventura, 9 AM to 2 PM.  The free event features story-telling, book giveaways, musical activities, Truckfest (opportunity for children to get up close and touch trucks and a fire engine), food for […]

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