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

Nearby Cleanup Sites for Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Day

Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Day is one of the best days of the year. Thousands of volunteers step up and help clean up trash and other debris at 20 locations – on the coast and inland – around Ventura County. This year, Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Day is scheduled from 9 a.m. to Noon on…

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Theatre of Shadows to Debut at Channel Islands Harbor

Elite Theatre at Fisherman’s Wharf in the Channel Islands Harbor will be transformed into a spooky attraction for the last two weekends in October. The Elite Theatre Company and Oxnard Performing Arts Center Corporation (OPAC) will team up to create the “Theatre of Shadows,” a haunted house experience that offers a lineup of attractions suitable…

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September 2023 Director’s Message

As we head into Labor Day Weekend, I’m looking forward to residents and visitors enjoying our beautiful marine environment at the Channel Islands Harbor. Boaters will be sailing in-and-out of the Harbor, kayakers and paddle boarders will be cruising the waters, Silver Strand, Hollywood, and Kiddie beaches will be full, and everyone will be enjoying…

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Ventura County Harbor Department Seeks Feedback About New Playground at Channel Islands Harbor

A draft concept for a new .25-acre playground at Harbor View Park at the Channel Islands Harbor is complete. Ventura County residents and visitors are encouraged to provide feedback about the design and features of the playground. Ventura County Harbor Department Director Michael Tripp said he and staff will be available to take in-person comments…

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Boater Safety Checklist in Advance of Hurricane Hilary

With Hurricane Hilary working towards arrival in Southern California Sunday night and early Monday morning, the U.S. National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued warnings about potential significant marine issues that include: High surf Strong winds Dangerous rip currents Coastal flooding/beach erosion from San Pedro to Seal Beach, Catalina and Long Beach Harbors. Dangerous conditions…

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August 2023 Director’s Message

I hope this message finds you all in good health and high spirits as we dive into the wonderful month of August. As always, it’s my pleasure to update you on exciting events and activities happening at the Harbor. Channel Islands Women’s Sailing Association Adventure Sail Day on the Mystic Whaler The Channel Islands Women’s…

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