The Bookmark About Libraries and Friends

by Jill Forman Two important events to cover this issue: One – The Friends of the Library book sales are back! (Have to say here, the next sale is approved and happening, but as always any Public Health ruling could intervene.) The Friends are having a book sale on Saturday, October 24, in the H.P. […]

Ventura Breeze and Ventura Rocks at Surf Rodeo

On July 16 and 17 the Ventura Breeze and Ventura Rocks was  at the Surf Rodeo held at Pierpont Beach. Ventura Rock’s Pam Baumgardner, author James Gray and Breeze staff member (and caricaturist) Jaime Baker were “manning” the booth. The  Surf Rodeo helped the following organizations: Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura, A Walk […]

Organization is dedicated to helping families who are battling all forms of cancer

Emanuel Franco and Cory Harper (musicians), Nathaniel Curran and Matt Coulter (Co-Founders of The Young and Brave Foundation), and Mike Morrison and Seth Gibson (Co-Founders of MadeWest Brewery) are supporters of The Young and Brave Foundation. The Young and Brave Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping families who are battling all forms […]

Clowning around for a good cause

Whoever said there aren’t any nice, friendly clowns out there any more didn’t attend “Under The Big Top” at Cypress Place Senior Living in Ventura.  On Saturday October 8, 2016 the senior community hosted the fundraising extravaganza to benefit The Young And Brave Foundation, a local non-profit dedicated to helping young people in their fight […]

Ventura’s Own wounded in World War One

by Richard Senate Philip de la Riva was born in 1892 at the Olivas Adobe. His mother was Rebecca Olivas de la Riva, the youngest of the twenty-one children of Raymundo and Teodora Olivas.The builders of the Olivas Adobe, now a museum. When the United States declared war on Imperial Germany in 1917, Philip answered […]