With Hollywood reaping benefits of a tax change bill passed in February, universities are taking up the slack with severe decreases in funding. One entire campus is being eliminated, which could be the beginning of the end for state universities.
Congresswoman Lois Capps strongly advocates for government investment in higher education and is a UCSB graduate herself. The students at the Ventura Center are counting on her support in their fight to finish degree programs that are in progress.
Pointing fingers and making wishes won't keep the Ventura campus open, but a miracle in the form of a $500,000 endowment or sponsorship will. Students seek support in the community they'll be giving back to after graduation.
Tears and emotional stories poured out from the students who met with Acting Dean Michael Brown to plead for time to finish their degrees. No students desire an education more than those who are having it taken away from them.
Music and dance rooted in Celtic tradition, British food, clan tents, children's glen, re-enactments and large men throwing things are just a glimpse of what you'll find happening at the Seaside Highland Games.
Prenatal yoga is one of the most effective ways to prepare for delivery, keeping you relaxed during labor and the birth. Here is a list to help you find a prenatal yoga class in the Ventura and Oxnard area.
Pet owners should be prepared for an emergency with their pet, whether it's a suspected illness or an injury. If your pet needs veterinary care, that isn't the time to be doing a search for the closest animal hospital that's open.
Government surplus and confiscated items are being put up for auction with starting bids as low as $5. Buy a house, exercise equipment, farm equipment and things you'd never believe the government would sell.
The Feldenkrais Method focuses on teaching students to become aware of their body position during spontaneous movements. Through awareness and practice, the student can eliminate chronic pain, such as back or knee pain.
Santorini is known for its whitewashed houses lining the ridge of the sunken volcano and its sunsets. The cliffs look like broken chocolate, so it's no wonder so many women choose this island for their vacation.
Unless you have specific reasons why adopting a pet wouldn't fit into your lifestyle, like being evicted by your landlord or sneezing due to allergies, then here are 10 great reasons for bringing some new energy into your home.
Spend the day enjoying the views from atop the island, the sea caves and arches, the crystal clear water, and the plant and marine life. If you're more ambitious, rent a kayak or go snorkeling after your hike.
Check out the free events in Ventura, from the pier and a variety of beaches, to the County Fair, to the Ventura Harbor Village and historic Mission San Buenaventura, there's something for almost everyone!
If my stubborn 70 year old mother can lose 65 pounds with this style of eating, there's a good chance you can, too. She refused to exercise, fudged on portions and still lost the weight. Trust me, it works.
My own success at weight loss triggered an interest in my mother. She felt it was hopeless at her age, but with some help from me is now sporting a size 12. Here's her story about a satisfying diet with no exercise.
The time spent making these patriotic marzipan treats will be paid back in compliments from your family and friends. Luckily, they can be made up ahead of time and are great to take along to someone else's party!
Life without modern conveniences, such as grocery stores, cars, plumbing, and electricity can be a challenge. When you're tired of the few choices available, you can always turn to nature to find something delicious and interesting.