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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, […]

A caliente Salsa Festival this year!

A caliente Salsa Festival this year!

By George Miller The Salsa Festival is one of Oxnard’s BIGGEST, most succesful and enjoyable events, exceeded only by the Strawberry Festival, which has gone really big time. Little Plaza Park wasn’t big enough to accommodate it, so it overflowed onto Fifth and B Streets. Yes, it was definitely caliente (hot) — caliente salsa, caliente music, caliente dancing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Down the Road by Tim Pompey – a Book Review

Down the Road by Tim Pompey – a Book Review

Down the Road by Tim Pompey From Amazon: It’s 1970 and 18-year-old Howie White, who has lived most of his life at Good Shepherd Home for Children in northeast Tennessee, must leave and find his own way in the world. But having lived for fifteen years in a very well ordered religious and social environment, […]

America’s Cup Tour replica yacht hosts visitors in Channel Islands Harbor

America’s Cup Tour replica yacht hosts visitors in Channel Islands Harbor

By George Miller Visitors were all over the replica yacht America, built in 1995, on Wednesday morning and afternoon at the tony Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club. This stop in Channel Islands Harbor is only one the America’s Cup Tour, undertaken to build enthusiasm and support for the America’s Cup campaign and 2017 competition in Bermuda. America […]

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 […]

First America’s Cup winning boat replica awaits your visit Wednesday

First America’s Cup winning boat replica awaits your visit Wednesday

By George Miller The  America, a beautiful replica of the boat that gave The America’s Cup its name, is at the visitor’s dock at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club as this is being written.  She will be available for your inspection on Wednesday, July 15.  There will be tours, a ride aboard and a dinner event (see […]

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 […]