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A three-year pilot program being launched by the Columbia College Foundation aims to provide an open door to higher education for hundreds of local public high school graduates. Beginning in fall 2018, the Columbia College Promise Scholarship program will give every qualified graduate an opportunity to attend Columbia College tuition free for two consecutive semesters if they enroll as a full-time student immediately after graduating from high school.

 

The untold story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's prodigious sister Nannerl with classical music composed by Mozart and Marianna Martines and original music by Nathan Davis and Phyllis Chen. VENTURA, Calif.

 

AEGIS CLINIC OPEN HOUSE 3-6 p.m. The theme will be "Defeating the Opioid Epidemic Together." Aegis Treatment Centers, 660 E. Los Angeles Ave., suite B2, Simi Valley, 522-1844.

 

Maker William Osman from Ventura, CA shows us how to make a cotton candy machine with an angle grinder, small metal container, motor, coffee filter, and other household/workshop materials. He worries about being able to bring his contraption onto the Maker Faire grounds, but slips it in with no problem.

 

The community is invited to join Nuvi Mehta, Ventura Music Festival's artistic director, as he spins music and stories about the people and developments leading up to what is recognized today as authentically American Classical Music. The free event - Mehta at the Museum: The Story of American Classical Music - will be 3-4 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St. Included in the story are the starts and the misfires, the impact of European composers, the importance of jazz, the landmark contribution of Gershwin, the American imagery and music of Aaron Copland followed by the work of Samuel Barber.

 

EXCLUSIVE: Playboy model Dani Mathers is prepared to face up to six months in jail for Snapchatting a body-shaming photo of a naked 70-year-old at the gym, as case goes to trial Dani Mathers' closest friend Melissa Yanez says the Playboy Playmate is ready to face the consequences of Snapchatting a naked senior changing in the gym Yanez told DailyMail.com the 30-year-old believes going to jail for violating privacy laws could help people forgive her Mathers has claimed she did not mean to make the photo public and has apologized on Twitter to the unidentified woman Playboy Playmate Dani Mathers is prepared to serve prison time for body shaming a 70-year-old woman on social media, according to her best friend.

 

May 20--Beginning Monday, the Ventura County Transportation Commission's intercity bus service will be scaled back 8 percent systemwide. The commission, which announced the changes last month, advises riders to consult the seven lines' new schedules at www.goventura.org/travel-ventura.

 

Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner: He earned 10 early awards Sunday morning, while he has 12 more nominations. Drake will walk into the 2017 Billboard Music Awards already a winner: He earned 10 early awards Sunday morning, while he has 12 more nominations.

 

As Utah Republicans met for their annual state convention Saturday, delegates broke from routine debates about party platforms to give Rep. Jason Chaffetz a warm send-off. As Utah Republicans met for their annual state convention Saturday, delegates broke from routine debates about party platforms to give Rep. Jason Chaffetz a warm send-off.

 

The brokerage presently has a $53.00 price objective on the technology company's stock. Zacks Investment Research 's price objective would suggest a potential upside of 5.85% from the stock's previous close.

 

The Ventura Harbor Commission will hold a meeting open for public comment on two proposed projects for the Ventura Harbor, which include hotels, restaurants and other commercial properties. The Port District owns two properties along Spinnaker Drive - midway and at the end - that may be used for either of two remaining proposals being considered: one by H. Parker Hospitality, owners of the Fess Parker hotels, and the second by developer John Ashkar, who has already-approved and/or under-construction multifamily residential projects in Ventura.

 

It might be the year 2017, but for a few hours over the weekend it will be the 1930s. The Aerial Studio in Ventura will be transformed into Mister Mey Hem's Magic Factory, a fantastical world filled with mischief, magic and hope rolled into an amazing performance.

 

With the demise of Old Vienna years ago and the more recent closure of the German Market and Deli, Ventura's German-food lovers have had to head south to Newbury Park or north to Santa Barbara to get their spaetzle and wurst fix. The recently opened BierBrats - which appropriately has taken over the German Deli space in the Big Lots shopping center - is gamely trying to fill that gap.

 

Gold Coast Transit District broke ground Wednesday on the future home of its new Operations and Maintenance facility that will support future transit needs for thousands of riders in Ventura County. Congresswoman Julia Brownley and officials from GCTD's service area including Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Ventura and the county of Ventura, were at the event.

 

The Ventura County Office of Education presented 16 IMPACT II grants to teachers from nine schools in six districts at a recent ceremony. The 16 winners were selected by judging teams comprised of educators and community members.

 

According to Zacks, "The Trade Desk, Inc. is a provider of technology platform for advertising. The company through self-service, cloud-based platform, ad buyers create, manage and optimize data-driven digital advertising campaigns which includes display, video, audio, native and social, on a multitude of devices, such as computers, mobile devices and connected TV.

 

Arshan Barati and Jordan Francois in OYO's 2016 production of Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea. Photo by Kevin King Opera isn't known for being kid-friendly.

 
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