Press Releases

Channel Island Harbor’s Free Concerts by the Sea Summer Series 2024 Lineup

If you love live music, great weather, and seaside views, there’s no better venue in Ventura County to catch a free concert than at the Channel Islands Harbor. Set against a summer sky in a beautiful Harbor park, visitors can enjoy a variety of musical selections at the Concerts by the Sea Summer Concert Series.…

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Proposal to Revitalize Fisherman’s Wharf Receives Strong Support, Unanimous Approval

A developer seeking to revitalize Fisherman’s Wharf into a visitor-serving center, Karls, has moved one more step forward to realization. At its May 21, 2024 meeting, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a one-year lease option agreement with Robert Dahl, a German-based strawberry farmer and developer. In 1992, Dahl founded the flagship Karl’s…

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Applications Available for 2024 Ventura County Junior Lifeguard Program

Enrollment applications are now available to youth interested in participating in the Ventura County 2024 Junior Lifeguard Program. 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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Give Your Child an Unforgettable Summer Adventure With Youth Sailing

As the school year comes to an end and the cool ocean breezes of summer beckon, it’s time to think about how your child can make the most of their break. The Pacific Corinthian Youth Foundation (PCYF) offers a unique opportunity for children ages 8 to 18 to embark on an exciting adventure through its…

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Whales Festival Attendees Invited to Help Paint Community Mural Honoring Santa Barbara Channel’s Worldclass Designation

Attendees who attend the 25th Annual Celebration of the Whales Festival are invited to help paint a mural that honors the Santa Barbara Channel’s recent designation as a Whale Heritage Area. Thanks to the work of a group of local whale enthusiasts, the Santa Barbara Channel earned the prestigious milestone by being designated the 9th…

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Whales Festival Chalk Artist Leaves Permanent Mark at Channel Islands Harbor

Clifton “Clif” Gold has attended each of the last four Celebration of Whales Festivals at the Channel Islands Harbor. Clif is a chalk artist who takes a 6-hour drive from the Bay Area to create a chalk art masterpiece along the festival’s .20-mile “migration trail,” a concrete path between the Farmer’s Market and Channel Islands…

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