LATEST ARTICLES

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...

As We Move Forward

Summertime is here, and Ventura County is slowly opening up. Restaurants are welcoming diners in for table service (at a reduced capacity, with social distancing), people are starting to...

This Is Us

By Emily Dodi You can tell time through the history of art, explains Yessíca Torres, the founder and chief curator of Dab Art Co. All of human experience can be traced...

“History can be our guide”

by Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer Local historian Cynthia Thompson is thoroughly versed in all things related to Ventura County. The author of numerous books on local history and a founding...

Care When It Counts

By Karen Lindell  |  Photos by Dina Pielaet The team at the Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) Trauma Center is like a NASCAR pit crew during the golden hour. The mixed...

Exquisite Intricacy

Talking with mosaic artist Frank Bauer. by Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer Frank Bauer piece is unmistakable. His tile mosaics are carefully calibrated, vibrant rainbows of color and composition where every aspect...