by Ana Baker
July 28: The Ventura College Area Community Council will be holding a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, at 7p.m. An invitation and link to the meeting will be sent to everyone on the CACC mailing list. Karen Flock from the Ventura Housing Authority will discuss inclusionary housing issues and housing affordability. Ramie and Associates will provide an update on the process for developing Ventura’s General Plan, which sets goals for the future. CACC represents citizens in Council District 3, currently neighborhoods north of Hwy. 126 between Dunning/Lemon Grove/Agnus on the west and Hill Road on the east. Visit the College Area Community Council website @ caccVentura.com to learn more, to be added to the mailing list and to access a link to the Zoom meeting.
August 4-15: Summer Fest at VC Fairgrounds with carnival rides and games, food and fun, Summer Fest is scheduled for August 4 to 15 in the ocean air at Ventura County Fairgrounds. Produced by Kastl Amusements, admission is free, parking is $15. Pre-sale carnival ride tickets are available online now until Tues, Aug 3 at 11:59 p.m.
Aug 27: Bank of Books Friday 7-9 p.m. 748 E. Main St.
Richard Senate Ghost Talk & Tour Haunted Downtown Ventura.
Discover the ghosts of Old Ventura that lurk in saloons and reenact tragic events from the days when this place was a wild cow town. You will never see Main Street the same after this tour of haunting stories and mysterious happenings. Fee: $10/person Limited to 30 people. For reservations call (805) 643-3154.
Aug 28: Bank of Books Sat. 1-3 p.m. 748 E. Main St. (805) 643-3154
Alicia Doyle is an award-winning journalist who discovered boxing at age twenty-eight in the late 1990s when she went on assignment at a boxing gym for at-risk youth called Kid Gloves. During her boxing career, she won two Golden Gloves championship titles and earned three wins by knockout—and at age thirty in 2000 was named The California Female Fight of the Year.