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ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC ISLAND PACKERS EXCURSIONS Through August | Ventura and Oxnard Island Packers is in operation and running trips to Channel Islands National Park...

Beyond the Buzz

by Emily Dodi Ojai’s Flying Embers finds a healthy beer alternative with hard kombucha. My wife and kids were evacuated,” Bill Moses says. “I remember the smoke was coming in. The...

A Midsummer Night’s Meal

Fire up the grill for easy and delicious dining al fresco. By Emily Chavez | Photo by Luis Chavez Slowing down, lighting up the grill and focusing on the task at...

(Cup)Cake Walk

by Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer Photos by Luis Chavez Missy Drayton is living la dolce vita. The owner of Missy’s Cupcake Creations in Ventura has found her sweet spot, baking up...

Ventura County Credit Union

Nonprofit donations The not-for-profit Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU) donated a total of $50,000 to local nonprofits this summer through its #VCCUCares program. VCCU donated $2,000 each to five local...

Strawberry Fields Forever

By Emily Chavez  |  Photos by Luis Chavez A summertime favorite for many — and one of Oxnard’s most prized crops — strawberries are so rich with sweetness, so vibrant...