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Cocktails in Havana 2015: Raising funds for Habitat for Humanity–What a Night!

Cocktails in Havana 2015: Raising funds for Habitat for Humanity–What a Night!

Last Friday the Ventura County chapter of Habitat for Humanity held one of its largest fundraising events thus far.  Peter Kalaydjian has hosted the event for four years in his home in the Santa Rosa Valley.  It has since outgrown the space and moved to a nearby venue this time around.   With music from […]

‘The Left Never Gives Up’ Mark Levin at the Reagan Library

‘The Left Never Gives Up’ Mark Levin at the Reagan Library

By Debra Tash The tickets to Mark Levin’s August 16th, lecture and dinner sold out in 11 minutes. The syndicated talk show host spoke to a packed house that was all his last night.  Levin isn’t a formal speaker.  The evening started out with a short interview. Levin’s latest book, Plunder and Deceit  debuted as […]

Undercover Reunion Book Signing – Better Response than Movie

Undercover Reunion Book Signing – Better Response than Movie

By Raven West To celebrate the premier of the movie “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” Panaro Brothers presented OPEN CHANEL D – A BOOK SIGNING EVENT with Author Raven West signing her newly released novel Undercover Reunion. David Panaro poured a taste of his Napoleon Solo (Doucette), Illya Kuryakin (Moscato) and the Alexander Waverly (dry Riesling […]

2015 annual Ventura County Farm Day featured over 20 farms: Saturday, September 26!

2015 annual Ventura County Farm Day featured over 20 farms: Saturday, September 26!

VENTURA COUNTY FARM DAY TO FEATURE BBQ, FREE TOURS, ACTIVITIES, DEMOS & MORE Discover California agriculture first hand and learn about fun farm-specific facts and specialties at SEEAG’s third annual Ventura County Farm Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015. This free event welcomes visitors to enjoy both guided and self-guided tours, hands-on activities and educational […]

ChowderFest 2015 – A Treasure in the Harbor!

ChowderFest 2015 – A Treasure in the Harbor!

By Raven West Pirate Captain Arata, First Mate Wolfe and Pirate “Darcy Blows” greeted an enthusiastic crowd of more than 700 who attended the 1st Annual ChowderFest 2015 to benefit the Channel Islands Maritime Museum in Oxnard.   Maritime Museum director Julia Chambers and members of the Blue Gavel (an association of former yacht club […]

It’s off to the Fair – The Ventura County Fair on August 5th to August 16th!

It’s off to the Fair – The Ventura County Fair on August 5th to August 16th!

Santa Paula Airport (KSZP) – 85 Years of Flight

Santa Paula Airport (KSZP) – 85 Years of Flight

By Sheryl Hamlin As reported earlier, the August 2 First Sunday at the Santa Paula Airport was a celebration of the airport’s 85th anniversary. Founded in 1930 after the Stock Market Crash, all nineteen of the original investors were farmers. In honor of this important anniversary, Janice Dickenson, grand-daughter-in-law of one the founders, Ralph Dickenson, […]

Old Town Camarillo Association Presents Sunday Cruise 2015— July 26th!

Old Town Camarillo Association Presents Sunday Cruise 2015— July 26th!

The monthly event, which formerly was held on Friday evenings, has now been moved to Sunday afternoons and brings a line-up of specialty cars from 1980 and older. The remaining dates are:  July 26, August 23, September 27 and October 25 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. “We wanted to make the car cruise a more […]

Visit pirates who have commandeered the Schooner Bill of Rights

By George Miller The schooner Bill of Rights was home-ported in Channel Islands Harbor for years, before being sold to a private group a couple of years ago when the owners couldn’t continue to own her. South Bayfront Sailing Association now keeps her going, based in Chula Vista, via a volunteer crew and whatever funds […]

Anecdotes from Agriculture Aviation

Anecdotes from Agriculture Aviation

By Sheryl Hamlin The recently opened Ag Air Exhibit was the backdrop for the panel on July 10, 2015 at Santa Paula’s Agriculture Museum. The exhibit features historic photos and film from Ventura’s use of aviation on farms. The panel featured Marie Murray, Rob Scherzinger, Janice Dickenson, Mitch Stone and Kevin Miskel, plus a wealth […]