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BG’s Cafe 45th Anniversary

Two booths in the back of BG’s Cafe were taken, as they usually are, by a dedicated group of locals. “You can find this in any town,” said Chuck Covarrubias, founder of Oxnard­based Alert Management Company and a regular at BG’s. “It’s the same in any town. You can spot them.” His group  —  a mix  of real estate, insurance and  construction  professionals along  with the occasional politician  —  has been meeting for coffee and conversation at BG’s since 1971. …

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Oxnard 311

OXNARD 3-1-1 is here!  Want to report a non-emergency issue? Oxnard 311 is now live! With Oxnard 311, residents can conveniently report a number of issues, including: Graffiti Abandoned vehicles Illegal dumping Street light outages Downed trees Potholes Sidewalk/curb/gutter problems Unlicensed businesses Traffic sign maintenance Many more! *** Users may report anonymously, or with a …

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Call to Artists

“Project: Box Art” to beautify Downtown streetscape with mini murals The Oxnard Downtown Management District (ODMD) invites artists to add “curb appeal” to Downtown streets by creating mini murals on utility boxes. The pilot public art project aims to transform traffic signal control cabinets (utility boxes) at various intersections within the district into vibrant and …

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ODID Board Nominations

The Oxnard Downtown Improvement District is now soliciting nominations of qualified members (read requirements below) to serve on the 2017-18 Fiscal Year Board of Directors. Minimum Requirements An eligible nominee is defined as a “Regular Member” of the organization in good standing from one of the following categories: Owner or representative of non-residential property located …

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Oxnard exhibit reflects immigrant experience

Republished from Ventura County Star By Claudia Boyd-Barrett Aaron Dadacay’s life straddles two cultures, but he feels he doesn’t belong to either of them. The 31-year-old Oxnard artist grew up in the Philippines and moved to the United States at age 18. He speaks perfect English, thanks in part to a childhood spent watching American …

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