Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort | Photo by Willa Kveta On Thursday, Oct. 21, Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) hosted its 16th Annual Empowerment is Priceless fundraiser and awards ceremony at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. The event honors small...
Bank of America Performing Arts CENTER | Photo submitted On Tuesday, Oct. 5, teens and staff of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme enjoyed a very special opportunity: to listen to a presentation given by...
Photos courtesy Janelle Boesch, Alzheimer’s Association California Central Coast Chapter Over 300 area residents participated in this year’s West Ventura County Walk to End Alzheimer’s at The Collection at Riverpark on Saturday, Sept. 25, while others joined from home by...
by Emily Dodi  Bob Privitt is called many things: artist, mentor, local treasure, Coach Bob. Privitt’s collages, assemblages and sculptures have been featured in venues throughout Ventura County. He is Professor Emeritus at Pepperdine University, where his decades-long career included...
This fall, the Museum of Ventura County and the Ventura Botanical Gardens collaborated to present Arte Forastero, an outdoor sculpture exhibit including more than 20 fine works of contemporary art from 14 Ventura County artists. The works are installed...
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...