Author: VC Reporter

BEAUTY AND STYLE | Best of Ventura County 2017

BARBER SHOP 1st Place ROYAL BARBER SHOP, 2785 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 667-9121 2nd Place 1927 BARBER SHOP AND SHAVE PARLOR, 1927 E. Main St., Ventura, 667-9177 3rd Place VENTURA BARBER CO., 2040 E. Main St. #C, 628-3624 BIKINI WAX 1st Place BODY ESSENTIALS 236 W. Ojai Ave., #101, Ojai, 646-7600 (owner moved business from Sugar Me) 2nd Place WAX ME!, 4255 E. Main St. #12, 850-0532 3rd Place COASTAL SKIN CARE MEDI SPA, 428 Poli St., #2C, Ventura,641-2345 BODY PIERCING 1st Place JIM FIORE ANGELO AT JIMI’S TATTOO & BODY PIERCING, 407 E. Port Hueneme Road, Port Hueneme,...

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RECREATION | Best of Ventura County 2017

ARCADE 1st Place GOLF N’ STUFF, 5555 Walker St., Ventura, 644-7131 2nd Place VENTURA HARBOR VILLAGE, 1583 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura, 477-0470 3rd Place BUENA LANES, 1788 Mesa Verde Ave., Ventura, 677-7770 BEACH 1st Place VENTURA STATE BEACH 2nd Place SURFERS POINT 3rd Place PIERPONT BIKE TRAIL  1st Place VENTURA RIVER TRAIL 2nd Place VENTURA PIER PROMENADE 3rd Place ARROYO VERDE BOWLING 1st Place BUENA LANES, 1788 Mesa Verde Ave., Ventura, 677-7770 2nd Place DISCOVERY VENTURA, 1888 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura, 856-2695 3rd Place HARLEY’S CAMARILLO BOWL, 305 Arneill Road (Pickwick Center), Camarillo, 482-0747 CAMPGROUND 1st Place LAKE CASITAS, www.casitaswater.org/lower.php?url=camping 2nd...

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FOOD AND DRINK | Best of Ventura County 2017

BAKERY 1st Place BREAD BASKET, 83 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo, 482-1337 2nd Place ROYAL BAKERY, 4726 Telephone Road (Telephone Road Plaza), Ventura, 658-6030 3rd Place STICKY FINGERS, 2016 E. Main St., Ventura, 628-3444 BARBECUE 1st Place WOOD RANCH BBQ & GRILL, 3449 E. Main St. (Pacific View Mall), 620-4500; 1101 Daily Drive, Camarillo, 482-1202; 540 New Los Angeles Ave. (Moorpark Plaza), Moorpark, 523-7253; 5050 Cornell Road (Whizin’s Plaza), Agoura Hills,818-597-8900 2nd Place MARSHALL’S BODACIOUS BBQ, 6353 Ventura Blvd., #18, Ventura, 650-0650 3rd Place CJ’S BARBECUE, 480 S. Victoria Ave. #B, Oxnard, 815-3024 BARISTA 1st Place SIMONE AT SIMONE’S COFFE...

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PLANET VENTURA | Keep it Blue

Democratic Club of Ventura held a fundraiser at Ventura City Hall’s Atrium on Sunday, July 30, a sold out event with more than 200 guests in attendance. Notable guests and speakers included California State Democratic Party Chairman Eric C. Bauman, Democratic National Committee Executive Board Member Garry Shay, Ventura County Democratic Central Committee Chair John Griffin, Ventura Mayor Erik Nasarenko, Ventura County Supervisors Steve Bennett and John Zaragoza, California State Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks, U.S. Congressman Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, and U.S. Congresswoman Julia Brownley, D-Westlake...

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OFF CAMPUS | CSU Channel Islands biology professor finds her true north

by Kim Lamb Gregory CSU, Channel Islands, biology Professor Amy Denton, Ph.D., wears a silver bracelet engraved with: 80º 6′ 59.04″ N, 12º 8′ 29.04”E. “The coordinates are my personal ‘farthest north,’ ” Denton said. “I reached that latitude in July of 2015.” Hammered out by an Icelandic silversmith, the bracelet represents a spot just north of the island of Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard (Norway) archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. It’s just one of the frozen frontiers where Denton has collected and photographed arctic plants, and developed a passion for the stark beauty of the northernmost parts of...

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  1. Lunchtime Organ Recital Series

    September 8 @ 12:30 pm - December 8 @ 1:30 pm
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    September 25 @ 4:00 pm - November 11 @ 6:00 pm
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    October 5 @ 8:00 am - November 11 @ 8:00 pm
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    October 11 @ 8:00 pm - November 14 @ 10:00 pm
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    October 19 @ 8:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm