Channel Islands Harbor

Archive for May 2020

Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market Expands Hours

Patrons at the Channel Islands Harbor’s Sunday Farmers Market will have additional time to shop thanks to a change in hours. Market hours will now be from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. instead of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ventura County Harbor Department Director Mark Sandoval said patrons and vendors asked for additional time because…

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Harbor Fundraiser Benefits Healthcare Workers

Funds originally raised in a GoFundMe campaign to support the Channel Islands Harbor’s July 4th Fireworks Show have been donated to purchase protective equipment and supplies for Ventura County healthcare workers. The Channel Islands Harbor Lessees Association launched a GoFundMe campaign early this year to support the Harbor’s 4th of July event. Nearly $5,000 was…

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Recreational Rental Businesses Reopen at Channel Islands Harbor

Recreational rental businesses at the Channel Islands Harbor received the go-ahead from the County of Ventura’s Health Officer to operate. Visitors seeking to rent boats, kayaks, standup paddle boards, electric boats, jet skis, and bicycles will be able to do so immediately. Dr. Robert Levin, Ventura County Public Health Officer, amended the Stay Safe at…

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Jr. Lifeguard Program Canceled for 2020

Both sessions of the Ventura County Junior Lifeguard Program will be canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns. The Junior Lifeguard Program, sponsored by the Ventura County Harbor Department, offers youth 8 to 15 years of age the opportunity to receive instruction in lifeguard rescue techniques, emergency medical first-aid, ocean sports activity, physical conditioning, marine…

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Harbor Businesses Offer Delivery and Take-Out Dining Options

Editor’s Note: this story was updated on May 27, 2020. It will be updated as new information is available.  At the Channel Islands Harbor, the health and safety of our visitors, employees and residents is very important to us. Safety is our top priority and our businesses who provide dining options are following all cautionary…

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Ventura County-Managed Beaches Moved to Soft Closure

Residents who visit County of Ventura-managed beaches will be limited to essential physical activity such as walking, jogging, swimming and surfing while practicing social distancing guidelines, the Ventura County Harbor Department announced. Harbor Department Director Mark Sandoval said residents who want to visit Hollywood, Silver Strand, and Kiddie beaches will not be allowed to sit,…

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May 2020 Director’s Message

Another surreal month is behind us, and an unknown future is ahead of us.  I hope and pray that this scourge has not impacted the health of you or your loved ones.  The economic impact, however, will undoubtedly impact every one of us, likely for many years to come. The Harbor Department has been very…

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