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...

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...