Author: Daphne Khalida Kilea

Biz Buzz

  Opening Sushi House, which offers both indoor and outdoor dining, is now open at 1127 S. Seaward Ave. in Ventura. …. Opening this October at 576 E. Main St. in Ventura, Spice-Topia will offer bulk spices, teas and kitchen goods. … The House of Magic at 5353 Walker St. in Ventura is now offering magic shows every Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 and children younger than 5 are free. … Internationally award-winning photographer Kelly Segre will host a grand opening on Thursday, Oct. 4, of her new studio and gallery. Grè-Kelly Segrè Photography studio and gallery...

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Biz Buzz

Welcome to Biz Buzz, a monthly dispatch of interesting business news in the VC.   Opening Imagine on Main, a new toy store with toys and gifts for all ages, has opened in downtown Ventura at 540 E. Main St. The store offers toys designed to help children develop their basic skills and has a selection of handmade gifts, both fine and functional art, created by local Southern California award-winning artists. … Sticky Fingers Baking Company recently opened at 2016 E. Main St. across the street from Pete’s Breakfast House and the Golden Egg Cafe in Midtown Ventura. The...

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Biz Buzz

  Opening OJAI: The Marché Gourmet Deli has opened at 133 E. Ojai Ave. in Ojai. The contemporary restaurant offers a variety of fresh-made salads, sandwiches on locally baked bread, fresh-baked cookies, gelatos and much more. … The Mob Shop opened at a new location, 110 W. Ojai Ave. in Ojai. The shop sells all types of bikes, bike accessories and clothing, offers bike rentals and tours, and also has a full-service repair shop. … FILLMORE: Decorated in railroad memorabilia, the Movie Train Cafe is now open on Santa Clara Street and Central Avenue in Fillmore. The cafe is...

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Biz Buzz

Opening: The Hollywood Beach Wine Company will be opening at 3500 S. Harbor Blvd, suite 111, Channel Islands Harbor. The restaurant and bar will serve quality food from a variety of local vendors, as well as an international selection of beer and wine. The executive chefs are Adrien Nieto and Derrick Prince from TV’s season two of Master Chef. … Zephyr Sports, a surf, skate and paintball equipment retailer, will host a grand opening celebration July 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 2978 Seaborg Ave, Ventura. For more information, call 275-2040 or go to The Wedding Tulle...

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Courtroom Roundup

Jose Escobar-Monterrozo of Simi Valley Following five delays of his arraignment, Jose Escobar-Monterrozo, 36, returned to court on June 20, which comes after this reporter’s deadline. He is charged with murder with an associated special allegation of the use of a deadly weapon to commit the crime. On Jan. 25, the police responded to a domestic disturbance call that later resulted in the arrest of Escobar-Monterrozo. Claudia Menjivar, 33, the mother of his 5-year-old child, was found dead in the home they shared in Simi Valley, with Escobar-Monterrozo unaccounted for. Menjivar’s 15-year-old daughter from a previous relationship had arrived...

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  1. History Lecture Series: Accommodation and Resistance

    October 15 @ 7:00 pm - December 11 @ 8:30 pm
  2. Artist in Residence: Delesprie

    October 16 @ 3:00 pm - December 4 @ 6:00 pm
  3. Humanizing the Other: Art by Salomón Huerta

    November 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 3, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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    November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
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    November 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    November 14 @ 8:00 pm - November 24 @ 2:00 pm
  8. Faculty Recital: Micah Wright

    November 15 @ 7:30 pm
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    November 16 - November 17
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