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The ACUNA Arts Collective Team (AACT) Project in Downtown Oxnard

The ACUNA Arts Collective Team (AACT) Project in Downtown Oxnard

    by Armando Vazquez The concept of providing multiple commercial business space in one large building or adjacent building is not a novel idea. Putting together public and non-profits together in a multiservice building has been around for a while as well. What is unique about our idea of opening public space for public […]

Best Cities to Retire in the US – 2019

Best Cities to Retire in the US – 2019

ChamberofCommerce.org published the top 100 cities to retire in 2019, a ranking of the optimal cities for retirees based on variables that cover aspects such as cost of living, crime levels, and quality of life. Top 10 Best Cities to Retire New Bedford, Massachusetts Quincy, Massachusetts Warwick, Rhode Island New York, New York Fall River, Massachusetts Troy, […]

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 […]

How Does a California Family Survive?

How Does a California Family Survive?

    By Edward Ring It’s common enough to discuss the high cost-of-living in California. It’s become a serious topic, at last. But for Californians who are used to paying ridiculous prices for everything, it may be helpful to present a comparison in the form of an annual family budget. How much does it cost to […]

California’s Unaffordable “Affordable” Housing

California’s Unaffordable “Affordable” Housing

    By Edward Ring When discussing the seemingly intractable and growing problem of homeless people living in California, journalists reporting on the issue don’t spend enough time questioning the numbers, much less the policies driving the insane numbers. A recent article in the San Jose Mercury provides a perfect example. The article gets off to a good start with […]

Grand Bargains To Make California Affordable

Grand Bargains To Make California Affordable

    By Edward Ring   The good life in California is out of reach to ordinary people. The reason for that is simple: homes cost too much, energy costs too much, water costs too much, and transportation infrastructure is inadequate. In each of these critical categories, however, grand bargains are possible that would bring California’s […]

California has worst ‘quality of life’ in U.S.: Study

California has worst ‘quality of life’ in U.S.: Study

California has the worst quality of life in the United States, according to a new ranking released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. According to the study, California ranked No. 32 overall …

Winter Wellness Workshop in Ojai

Winter Wellness Workshop in Ojai

Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer’s Herb Walks series will present clinical herbalist Jess Starwood in her first Ojai workshop on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Starwood is the owner of SunRaven Apothecary in Moorpark, California where she can be found brewing up herbal elixirs, teas and tonics, or leading group hikes, workshops and nature adventures. With her lifelong […]

It’s “Game of Thrones” With Wine: VinTura Tasting Room & Wine Rack

It’s “Game of Thrones” With Wine:  VinTura Tasting Room & Wine Rack

By Raven West Sommelier and owner Kristen Shubert always had a passion for great wine, with a bit of competitive fun on the side, so when she opened VinTura Tasting Room & Wine Rack in April of this year, she not only filled the wine racks with an impressive 75 bottles of wine of every varietal, […]

Do you want to live in a pre-industrial world?

Do you want to live in a pre-industrial world?

By Michael Greer Our President said the climate agreement/treaty in Paris is the “best chance to save the planet”…by reducing CO2 to pre-industrial levels. You must, first, assume man COULD destroy the planet, which I don’t. The very same people who tell us man is no more significant than an ant, also tell us man […]

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