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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 […]

Santa Paula 2014 Christmas Parade- video

Santa Paula 2014 Christmas Parade- video

By KADYTV.com       Here is the video for  the Santa Paula Christmas Parade which was held on Main Street this weekend in beautiful conditions.  This must be the first such parade of the year in the County.     http://www.santapaulatimes.com/calendar/ Last years’s event: Santa Paula Christmas Parade 2013 Part 1 – YouTube  Nov 30, 2013 – Uploaded by Bob […]

BOOK REVIEW: Eco Tyranny by Brian Sussman

BOOK REVIEW: Eco Tyranny by Brian Sussman

by Logan McFadden ECO-TYRANNY written by Brian Sussman presents the author’s view that the Left’s Green Agenda will Dismantle America. The book concludes that the Federal Government is pursuing a “land acquisition” policy through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) enforcement of the Clean Air Act. Mr. Sussman traces the abolition of private property back to […]

UPDATED: Getting Crafty in Ventura County–tis the season for craft fairs

UPDATED: Getting Crafty in Ventura County–tis the season for craft fairs

We will be updating this page–so pop in for a look now and then or check our events calendar!     Purrs & Paws Holiday Boutique —  November 8, 2014 A Crafts Boutique to benefit the Humane Society of Ventura County. Handmade gifts by local crafts people. For vendor information, please contact Heather at 805 […]

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 […]

Most amazing Halloween Pumpkins

Most amazing Halloween Pumpkins

 Villafane Studios is home to three incredible artists that specialize in creating the most jaw-dropping pumpkin carvings you have ever seen. Started by Ray Villafane in 2004, he is joined by Andy Bergholtz and Chris Vierra. The trio travel the globe demonstrating their amazing talent and have won countless events and competitions. Check them out! […]

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 […]

The California Wine Club – Delivering Great Wine to Your Door for Nearly 25 Years

The California Wine Club – Delivering Great Wine to Your Door for Nearly 25 Years

By Raven West Wine, wine everywhere …. there’s wine up and down the California coast and not nearly enough time for wine lovers to try every one. Chris and Pam Boring, founders of The California Wine Club, located right here in Oxnard have the solution. They travel the world tasting, selecting and bringing home selected […]

“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 […]