Boating Center Brings Activities for Everyone

A pair paddling a kayak in the harbor

Summer might be over, but the activities at the Channel Islands Boating Center (CIBC) were strong in September and are ramping up in October. The CIBC, located at 3880 Bluefin Circle Drive in the Harbor, provides educational and recreational opportunities for youth and adults of Ventura County, the CSU Channel Islands community and others from…

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Volunteers Step Up and Clean Harbor, Surrounding Beaches

Closeup of trash hauled from the harbor, as viewed from a cleanup kayak

Channel Islands Harbor and surrounding beaches are looking a lot cleaner today thanks to the 202 volunteers who showed up and picked up trash on the 35th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day this past weekend.   According to Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Day organizers, 942 pounds of trash were picked up by 202 volunteers who…

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Harbor Businesses Win Top Honors in Best of Ventura County 2019 Contest

A vendor at CIH Farmers Market talks produce selection with a patron

Seven Channel Islands Harbor businesses, a local bartender, and Silver Strand Beach scored top honors in the VC Reporter’s 34th annual Best of Ventura County contest. The VC Reporter asked readers to take a poll and rate their top choices in more than 200 categories, which included local business, professional services, and places to visit.…

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Report for Coastal Cleanup Day at the Channel Islands Harbor

Gallons of cigarette butts held aloft by a Coastal Cleanup Day participant

In just three hours, sailor Michelle Walton filled a gallon-sized bottle with cigarette butts she found scattered around the Channel Islands Harbor as part of the annual Coastal Cleanup Day last year. Walton plans to do the same this year. Join Walton and others to clean the Channel Islands Harbor and surrounding beaches for the…

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