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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 […]

The Winners of the Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s 1st Annual ChowderFest

The Winners of the Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s 1st Annual ChowderFest

     Raven West’s:  ChowderFest 2015 – A Treasure in the Harbor! Judges Choice Brophy Bros. Clam Bar and Restaurant- 1559 Spinnaker Dr. in Ventura People’s Choice award went to – The Lookout Bar and Grill – 2800 Harbor Blvd, Ste B in Oxnard. Congratulations to all the winners. We’ll see you next year!   […]

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 […]

A HOT Time in the “Ole Town” at the 22nd Oxnard Salsa Festival

A HOT Time in the “Ole Town” at the 22nd Oxnard Salsa Festival

  By Raven West The salsa was spicy, the dancers where hopping and everyone was having the time of their lives at the 22nd Oxnard Salsa Festival! 140 Vendors and more than 7,000 descended on Plaza Park in downtown Oxnard for two days of HOT, HOT, HOT music, entertainment and salsa, salsa SALSA! Matt Sisson, […]

Tequila, Taco Beer Margaritas, Music and More!

Tequila, Taco Beer Margaritas, Music and More!

  Inclement weather could not dampen the spirits of the attendees of the 3rd Annual Tequila & Taco Music Festival held at The Collection at Riverpark in Oxnard. Throughout the day, the crowd of more than 7,000 was entertained by live musicians Zeal Levin, FOREVERLAND, and The Bomb and there was plenty of room to […]

Take A Weekday Tour of Oxnard Wineries!

Take A Weekday Tour of Oxnard Wineries!

by Raven West Wine tasting isn’t just for the weekends anymore! From now through the end of September, wine lovers can enjoy an afternoon of fantastic wine tasting at four of Oxnard’s finest; Herzog, Magnavino, Rancho Ventavo and Strey Cellers, Monday – Thursday! Tony Cabrarra, owner of Getting Out Tickets & Limos believes that Oxnard […]

8th Annual Wine Trail Celebration – Wine, Food, Music and Balloons!

8th Annual Wine Trail Celebration – Wine, Food, Music and Balloons!

By Raven West The Ventura County Wine Trail’s 8th annual Wine Trail Celebration was held at The Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard. The festival showcased local boutique wineries who are members of the Ventura County Wine Trail that stretches from Thousand Oaks to Ojai. For the first time, a special VIP section was added for […]

Ojai Throws a PARTY! The 29th Annual Ojai Wine Festival

Ojai Throws a PARTY! The 29th Annual Ojai Wine Festival

By Raven West Music was playing, wines were pouring, beer was flowing and the 3,000 attendees of the 29th Annual Ojai Wine Festival were all hanging out and enjoying it all.   Barefoot’s Ambassador Randy Arnold welcomed the VIPs at the Grand Entrance with a glass of Bubby Brut, a strawberry and a wide smile. […]

Eat, Drink, Dance, All For A Very Good Cause

Eat, Drink, Dance, All For A Very Good Cause

By Raven West More than 4, find 500 wine, beer and food lovers from all over Southern California came out in picture-perfect weather to attend the 22nd Annual Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival. VIP attendees were on hand early to see Executive Chefs from all over compete in the 5th Annual “Yummies […]

Come Drink in the View at the 29th Annual Ojai Wine Festival

Come Drink in the View at the 29th Annual Ojai Wine Festival

By Raven West Want to get away from the city grind and have a delightful weekend? Escape to peaceful Ojai and have some fun at the Ojai Wine Festival happening June 14th, 2015. Don’t miss out on all the fun at the largest wine festival in the Ojai and Ventura area. The Ojai Wine Festival […]