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Just the facts about self-publishing—no sales pitches at the 805 Writers Conference’s Indie Author Seminars March 19 & April 9 in Camarillo, CA

Just the facts about self-publishing—no sales pitches at the 805 Writers Conference’s Indie Author Seminars March 19 & April 9 in Camarillo, CA

. Are you tired of husksters trying to sell you services to self-publish and/or promote your book? I am. Over 15 emails a day arrive claiming to solve my problems if I only pay them hundreds or thousands of $$$! That’s why I’ve created Indie Author Seminars. Yes, there is a small fee, but it […]

The Ventura Gem & Lapidary Arts Show

The Ventura Gem & Lapidary Arts Show

The 55th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Lapidary Arts Show of the Ventura Gem & Mineral Society (VGMS) takes place March 4-5, 2017, at the Ventura County Fairgrounds (10 AM – 5 PM, Saturday; 10 AM – 4 PM, Sunday).  The show is open to the public, and admission is free.  (Note though, that the […]

Second Show Added for BOB SAGET at the Civic Arts Plaza

Second Show Added for BOB SAGET at the Civic Arts Plaza

  April 1st at 7pm & 9:30pm* *9:30pm show on sale  Due to popular demand, a second show has been added for Bob Saget! Yes, Bob Saget has starred in many successful television shows, including two of the most family-friendly shows network TV has ever produced (Full Houseand Americas Funniest Home Videos ) but he’s […]

Ventura City Fire Stations offer free blood pressure screenings to community members on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Ventura City Fire Stations offer free blood pressure screenings to community members on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

February is Heart Health month and the Ventura City Fire Department will be providing free blood pressure screenings to community members on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The public can visit any of the six Ventura City Fire Stations to have their blood pressure checked and learn ways to lower […]

Award-winning cellist to present concert Cal Lutheran lecturer has performed worldwide

Award-winning cellist to present concert Cal Lutheran lecturer has performed worldwide

An award-winning cellist and California Lutheran University music lecturer will present a faculty recital on Saturday, March 4. Yoshika Masuda will perform a captivating selection of works written for cello and piano spanning three centuries at 7:30 p.m. in Samuelson Chapel on the Thousand Oaks campus. Masuda has performed as a soloist and chamber musician […]

24th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival—A Weekend of Sizzling Music, Dance & Food

24th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival—A Weekend of Sizzling Music, Dance & Food

Whether the word “salsa” brings to mind hot Latin sounds and exotic dancing or spicy culinary flavors, the 24th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival has it all. The festival, July 29 and 30, celebrates the flavors of salsa – the food, music and dance. It all takes place at Plaza Park, Fifth and “B” streets in […]

VCGC: March 1, 2017 Tour of Eden Gardens in Moorpark

VCGC: March 1, 2017 Tour of Eden Gardens in Moorpark

By Sheryl Hamlin Eden Gardens is a lushly landscaped boutique event space used for weddings and banquets. It is the product of creative landscaping and design to make spaces from what was originally a blank canvas of four acres. The owners brought in 900 trees, hundreds of plants, built a wrap-around aviary, designed beautiful stamped […]

Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Visitors of all ages can enjoy an assortment of maritime mysteries associated with the life and times of historical characters, portrayed by volunteers in period costume, and hear stories about the fascinating maritime heritage surrounding rare and beautiful paintings dating back to the 1600s and more than 60 world-class ship models, at the third annual […]

Camarillo Library: Free Family History Program Saturday, February 18, 2017

Camarillo Library: Free Family History Program Saturday, February 18, 2017

In observance of African-American History Month Camarillo Public Library and the Ventura County Genealogical Society present a Free Family History Program Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Camarillo Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.: Family History Fair Consultants available to answer questions about how to begin your genealogy, how to […]

Opening Reception Today — Art exhibit explores the myth of Arcadia Contemporary artists depict idealized landscapes  

Opening Reception Today — Art exhibit explores the myth of Arcadia Contemporary artists depict idealized landscapes    

Contemporary approaches to the age-old myth of Arcadia will be the focus of an exhibit in the William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art at California Lutheran University. “Et in Arcadia Ego” will run from Friday, Feb. 3, through Thursday, April 6, on the Thousand Oaks campus. Curator David Molesky of Brooklyn will lead tours of […]