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Channel Islands Rowing Club Cleans Up Harbor

Members of the Channel Islands Rowing Club spend a ton of time on Harbor waters training and getting ready for their next big competition. This past Saturday (Feb. 22, 2020) they spent time on and off the water cleaning it up. “We feel it is important to give back to the beautiful Harbor that we…

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2020 Celebration of the Whales Festival Offers Chalk Art, Family Fun, Live Music, and Prizes!

It’s going to be hard for visitors who attend the 23rd Annual Celebration of the Whales Festival at the Channel Islands Harbor to not walk away with something. From discounts on Harbor recreational activities and restaurant specials to free whale hats and swag, there will be treats for everyone. This year’s event will feature new…

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Fundraiser to Save 4th of July Fireworks by the Sea at Channel Islands Harbor Falling Short

A GoFundMe campaign launched to help save the Channel Islands Harbor’s Fireworks by the Sea, the only 4th of July seaside fireworks show in Ventura County, is falling short. The campaign is intended to cover half the cost of the show, estimated to be $42,500. Launched on February 6, 2019 by the Channel Islands Harbor…

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4th of July Fireworks by the Sea at Channel Islands Harbor in Jeopardy

Fireworks by the Sea, the only 4th of July seaside fireworks show in Ventura County, might have to be cancelled due to funding issues. A fundraising effort is underway to cover half the cost of the show, estimated to be $42,500. The Channel Islands Harbor Lessees Association, a private, non-profit organization who represents Harbor businesses,…

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February 2020 Director’s Message: Event Updates

February – the month for sweethearts.  I have found that a good partner always makes life easier, which is definitely true in my case.  I hope you have a great Valentine’s Day.  As I write this we are in the midst of some significant tidal activity, which makes for high quality surfing on our local…

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Oxnard Resident Designs Celebration of the Whales Festival Poster

This year’s Celebration of the Whales Festival poster is a treat for the eyes. Local artist and graphic designer Brett Bednorz created the poster, which features northwestern tribal designs. It’s a fitting touch because the Celebration of the Whales Festival celebrates the spring migration of the gray whale from Baja California to Alaska. Bednorz has…

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