By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer | Photos by Viktor Budnik My goal has always been to be healthy,” says Audrey Walzer, longtime yoga teacher and founder of Camarillo-Somis Yoga and Mindfulness.  That singular aim has taken her on a long and...
SEEAG All photos courtesy of SEEAG Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG) hosted its annual Ventura County Farm Day on Saturday, Nov. 5. More than 15 farms, ranches and agricultural organizations invited the public in to experience a day of free...
VCMC Pediatric Oncology Center All photos courtesy Ventura County Ballet Ventura County Ballet delighted the children, families and staff at Ventura County Medical Center’s Pediatric Oncology Clinic/Diagnostic Center with a special performance of beloved holiday classic The Nutcracker on Wednesday, Nov....
Safe Passage Youth Foundation turns “at risk” to “at promise.” By Madeline Nathaus afe Passage Youth Foundation, Thousand Oaks’ 2021 nonprofit of the year, is keeping Ventura County kids out of gangs and turning “at risk youth” to “at promise youth”...
Ventura County Credit Union, Ventura On Sunday, Sept. 11, the lawn of the corporate offices of the Ventura County Credit Union on Vista Del Mar in Ventura was the site of an afternoon of eating, drinking and making merry. Totally...
Three members of Ojai Studio Artists show the breadth and depth of talent that thrives in the Ojai Valley. By Madeline Nathaus For more than 35 years, the organization known as Ojai Studio Artists has brought together creatives from across the...
Photos courtesy of Manci Rasmussen Over the summer, from June 25 to July 2, the Turtle Conservancy invited middle school students from Los Angeles County and the surrounding areas to join conservancy staff, camp counselors and volunteers for the organization’s...
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme treated kids to an incredible summer of fabulous activities. Cultural outings, educational talks and sports were all on the schedule, making for several highlights in August. Many of these...
By Marina Dunbar One of the many amazing aspects of living in Ventura County is our rich diversity. Of course, a Ventura native can always point to the diversity of our cultures and people, but one may not be aware...
Easterseals Southern California/ Photo by Reggie Ige On Wednesday, Nov. 3, Easterseals Southern California held an Open House in celebration of the official opening of its newly renovated and expanded Child Development Center in Ventura. The newly renovated space includes...