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Militant Rights Group Protests in Oxnard

Militant Rights Group Protests in Oxnard

By George Miller Local militant rights group Todo Poder al Pueblo held its own version of a George Floyd protest this evening at Plaza Park in Oxnard, attracting hundreds of attendees- see Richard Linares Facebook live video: https://www.facebook.com/RichardLinares316/videos/10156813441576148/ They started in Plaza Park, then marched around downtown, with special attention to the Police HQ on […]

27th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival – July 25 and 26

27th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival – July 25 and 26

A Weekend of Sizzling Music, Dance & Food Oxnard, Calif.—Those who love to groove to hot Latin sounds and indulge in spicy culinary flavors won’t want to miss the 27th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival. The festival, July 25 and 26, is packed with all things salsa–the food, music and dance. It takes place at Plaza Park (Fifth […]

Oxnard Together One Community Event Requests YOUR Personal Help for the Homeless

Oxnard Together One Community Event Requests YOUR Personal Help for the Homeless

    By George Miller The Interfaith Council and City of Oxnard put on a special event- Oxnard Together One Community–  to draw attention to the homeless situation and stimulate action- by the public. This was on 1-12-20 at Oxnard’s Plaza Park, a hangout for the homeless. Nine speakers from the faith community and the […]

Stepping into the Unknown — Oxnard’s Homeless

Stepping into the Unknown — Oxnard’s Homeless

    By Rafael Stoneman Lang Martinez and Bonnie Rouda interacted with the people of Oxnard Plaza Park on August 29th, 2019, and made an offer to everyone they spoke to; they invited people without homes to come and stay at a sober living house, free of charge.  What was the response? Were there any […]

Oxnard Council Approves More Homeless Action/$, Downtown Code/Redev. Architecture; Maulhardt HS/Parks Project Advances

Oxnard Council Approves More Homeless Action/$, Downtown Code/Redev. Architecture; Maulhardt HS/Parks Project Advances

By George Miller The July 16, 2019 Oxnard City Council covered a report of progress on the homeless situation, approval of $1,500,000 in grants to help address it and authorization to use the National Guard Armory as a 24 hour shelter. Then the Council made it clear that they are fed up with lack of […]

My Experience with the Homeless in Oxnard’s Plaza Park

My Experience with the Homeless in Oxnard’s Plaza Park

    By Rafael Stoneman I set up a folding table at Plaza Park in Oxnard on July 4th, 2019 and handed out bottled water and bananas to about 25 homeless people. These people regularly can be found congregating at the park. Mr. Lang Martinez, who was formerly homeless in Oxnard, joined me in this […]

Animal Sculptures In Plaza Park

Animal Sculptures In Plaza Park

OXNARD, Calif. –  City of Oxnard Public Works and Cultural and Community Services Departments, in cooperation with Squire Foundation, are proud to announce a temporary exhibition of four animal sculptures at Plaza Park in Downtown Oxnard, Fifth and B Streets. A free public reception and community painting event of the Ram will take place at the […]

Dates Announced for 2019 Oxnard Salsa Festival | Accepting Applications for Community Stage

Dates Announced for 2019 Oxnard Salsa Festival | Accepting Applications for Community Stage

Oxnard, Calif. (February 22, 2019)—Dates for the 26th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival are July 27 and 28, 2019. Attracting visitors from throughout southern California, the festival is a celebration of everything salsa– the food, music and dance. It takes place at Plaza Park, Fifth and “B” streets in historic downtown Oxnard from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. both days. Festival organizers are currently accepting applications from local dance and vocal performers who would like to showcase their talent on the festival’s Community Stage. Fourteen performance time slots […]

Oxnard Salsa Festival Seeking Sponsors! Hot Stuff!

Oxnard Salsa Festival Seeking Sponsors! Hot Stuff!

Oxnard, CA – Sponsorship applications are being accepted for the 25th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival. The festival attracts over 40,000 attendees who love all things salsa–dance, music and food. The event is July 28 and 29, 2018 at Plaza Park, (Fifth and “B” Streets) in downtown Oxnard. The festival’s multicultural crowd enjoys two music and food-filled days that feature Latin […]

Area Christmas lights

Area Christmas lights

By George Miller                       Channel Islands Harbor Parade of Lights By George Miller- Every year on the second Saturday in December, the most motivated local boaters compete in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Parade of Lights, a pageant of decorated, lighted boats of all sizes. This year’s […]

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