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 Boys & Girls Clubs (Moorpark and Simi Valley, Greater Conejo...
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 through the brush strokes, the curves of stone or the...
St. John’s Regional Medical Center On the morning of Saturday, April 25, staff at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard got a high-flying surprise: four airplanes soaring overhead in synchronized formation. The flyover was organized as a way of...
Four Seasons Westlake Village The American Heart Association hosted its Annual Ventura County Go Red for Women Luncheon on Feb. 21. Hundreds of participants gathered at the Four Seasons in Westlake Village to celebrate survivors of cardiovascular disease and stroke....
Ventura poet Marsha de la O distills magic from the pain, joy and bewilderment of everyday life. By Leslie A. Westbrook Petite, with a lovely infectious giggle, Marsha de la O reminds me of a songbird. Her songs are poems and...
O n June 30, Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark hosted the fourth annual Wine, Brew and K9 Crew event. Guests enjoyed local beer and wine, a barbecue lunch and live demonstrations that showed off the skill and training of the...
OLIVAS ADOBE O n Aug. 16, Mixteco Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP)OLIVAS  hosted its annual Night in Oaxaca at Olivas Adobe in Ventura. This celebration of Oaxacan culture featured traditional music and dance as well as a delicious dinner made up...
Museum of Ventura County The Museum of Ventura County held the First Annual Bridge Builder Award Gala on April 27. The award celebrates the accomplishments of local leaders who have made a significant impact on the community. The first-ever honorees...
Big Rock Nature Preserve Nature lovers of all ages turned out for the pollinator planting party. In Saturday, March 30, beneath sunny skies, the Ventura Land Trust hosted its Fourth Annual Monarch Madness pollinator planting party. This family-friendly public event took...