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Channel Islands Parade of Lights photos

Channel Islands Parade of Lights photos

By  George Miller Every  year, on the second Saturday evening of December, the Channel Islands Parade of Lights boat procession is held. Entrants vie to outdo each other with boat decorating artistry. This year we were between rainstorms and had beautiful weather. The shores were lined with thousands of people, enjoying the free show.  2014’s theme was […]

Video coverage- Santa to the Sea Half-Marathon, 5K, etc

Video coverage- Santa to the Sea Half-Marathon, 5K, etc

Video Event Report- 12/13-14/14 http://kadytv.net http://santatothesea.com/  START & FINISH     STARTING LINE FINISH LINE  AWARDS  HALF MARATHON5 K DIAPER DASH   INTERVIEWS WITH WINNERS       MORE INTERVIEWS: RACE DIRECTOR MIKE BARBER                                             […]

Oxnard Christmas parade- record crowds and participants

Oxnard Christmas parade- record crowds and participants

By George Miller Under brilliant, sunny skies on a beautiful warm holiday season day- the envy of the rest of the nation :-)-  the Oxnard Christmas parade inched through downtown. We thought there were a lot of people at the tree lighting the previous evening, but that was nothing compared to today. We lost count […]

Oxnard Christmas tree lighting attended by 1000

Oxnard Christmas tree lighting attended by 1000

By George Miller The traditional Oxnard Christmas tree lighting took place on Friday evening. Free hot chocolate and pastries were offered to all, while vendors sold tasty food and troupers and politicians entertained us.  Somewhere in the neighborhood of a thousand people, very kid-heavy, enthusiastically watched the proceedings. All observed seemed to be having a fine […]

Halloween in Downtown Oxnard

By Dan Pinedo   The Oxnard Downtown held a “Halloween In The Park” with help from several non-profits and community friends on Friday from 4-7:30 p.m. Families enjoyed trick-or-treating, games, crafts, a bounce house, costume contests in 4 age categories with over $500.00 in prizes with spooky music in the background. There were hot dogs for sale […]

The Ghosts of Ventura County

The Ghosts of Ventura County

By Richard Senate I have been searching for ghosts in Ventura County since 1978 and in the decades of my investigations I have found several places where ghosts seem to gather and been seen over and over again. As it is the Halloween season I have assembled a list of 13 places that are haunted […]

“Kinetic Sculpture” Race held at Ventura Harbor

“Kinetic Sculpture” Race held at Ventura Harbor

By George Miller The wacky, whimsical “Kinetic Sculpture” Race is really quite a spectacle. It was nice to get out and see something besides politicians, elections, crime and a flat economy, for a change. We’ll take any excuse to visit beautiful Ventura Harbor and this was as good as any. Seven intrepid entries showed up and started out. Not […]

Oxnard MultiCultural Festival celebrates local diversity

Oxnard MultiCultural Festival celebrates local diversity

By George Miller For the first time, the Festival was held at the shiny new Collection outdoor  mall, just North of 101 off Oxnard Blvd. Saturday at the festival was hot (95 degrees), bright and sunny. There was a fine, wide array of nationalities/cultures represented, even some good ‘ole plain American. The stage was host to dances throughout […]

PAL national boxing championship continues in Oxnard

PAL national boxing championship continues in Oxnard

By George Miller Event action is going on all week, from 6-10 PM through Saturday. This is the 40th Anniversary of this event, going on right now in Oxnard, held here multiple times, including last year and also planned for next year. Terrel Harrison, Oxnard PAL Director and California PAL (Police Activities League) Board President, […]

National Boxing Championship live stream video link: today through Saturday

National Boxing Championship live stream video link: today through Saturday

By George Miller As we previously reported, the PAL National Boxing Championship is underway this week. Here’s the video link. Better yet, actually go there- 350 S. K St. Oxnard -PAL gym at old high school- and actually see it for real- meet Olympic and national champions, coaches! Here is the livestreaming link:   http://oxnardpalboxing.com/palboxingwp/the-national-pal-boxing-tournament-streaming-live-at-6-pm-pst/ Download details […]