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Kayak Kruizin’ Anacapa Island

Kayak Kruizin’ Anacapa  Island

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 […]

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 […]

Oxnard 4th of July parade photos

By George Miller One of the many Channel Islands Harbor July 4 events, along with the fireworks show, booths, food, kiddie games, etc., was the parade. Kenny Backer, professional photographer and harbor resident, sent us some nice photos of it to use …         More parade photos http://kennybacker.smugmug.com/ Kenny Backer Photography specializes […]

Channel Islands group fights proposed Hotel approach on the Peninsula Casa Sirena lease

Channel Islands group fights proposed Hotel approach on the Peninsula Casa Sirena lease

The Harbor Department/Ventura Board of Supervisors sneaked a controversial project onto the Tuesday, July 7, 2015 meeting agenda in the confusion of the long 4th of July holiday weekend (when lots of people are on vacation), in an attempt to avoid public scrutiny, says Mike Mercadante of CICA (Channel Islands Community Association).  Read his letter […]

Oxnard 4th of July fireworks

Oxnard 4th of July fireworks

By George Miller For a city that’s broke, Oxnard put on a heckuva fireworks show last night at Channel Islands Harbor for Independence Day. It went 37 minutes and blew hundreds of rockets to smithereens, much to the delight of a huge festive crowd lining harbor shores, on the water and elsewhere.  No charge to get […]

Ventura County 4th of July Events

Ventura County 4th of July Events

By CitizensJournal.us Staff Here are some county events to celebrate what many say is the most important non-religious holiday of the year- the USA’s birthday! Agoura Hills Sunday, July 5, 2015, Agoura Hills  free concert at Chumash Park followed by a fireworks display Concert starts 6pm and fireworks 9pm.   Camarillo 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular is planned […]

Channel Islands Yacht Club Members at Work in Port Hueneme

Channel Islands Yacht Club Members at Work in Port Hueneme

FREE DAY at Gull Wings! – June 7th; Meet a Firefighter! – Friday June 26th; Daddy Weekend! All day Saturday & Sunday June 20th & 21st

FREE DAY at Gull Wings! – June 7th;  Meet a Firefighter! – Friday June 26th; Daddy Weekend! All day Saturday & Sunday June 20th & 21st

Event Announcement June 2015 Gull Wings Events 418 West 4th Street Oxnard, CA 93030 (805) 483-3005 www.gullwings.org ;   FREE DAY at Gull Wings! – June 7th: Join us for a full free day at Gull Wings! Bring your family and friends! Bring everyone; it’s free! Meet a Firefighter! – Friday June 26th at 10:30 am: […]

A whale of a day at Zuma Beach

A whale of a day at Zuma Beach

By Pete Padilla Editor’s note: Pete’s retired, so he has lots of time to pursue his hobbies.  Photography is a particular passion he’s been pursuing most of his life, including a stint as base photographer in the Air Force.He has scads of local/regional photos: seascapes, landscapes, miscellaneous, also Native American subjects.  This week, he was down […]