RESCUECON
Feb14

RESCUECON

Bunny Yoga? Check. Cat Café? Purrfect. New Dog? You Bet! World class human speakers? We’ve got them too. The Oxnard Performing Arts Center (The PACC) presents RESCUECON, a convention like no other, where the human-animal bond takes center stage. Through visual and performing arts, hands-on workshops, talks by inspiring individuals, an artisan marketplace, and so much more, attendees will learn, play, explore, and, above all,...

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Yappy Hour
Jan04

Yappy Hour

Calling all pup lovers! The Patio on 101 is hosting a very special “Yappy Hour” on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. with 10 percent of food sales benefitting the San Diego Humane Society. San Diegans can mingle and bring their own pups while meeting new dogs looking to be adopted to a good home – you may even leave with a new pet! Attendees will enjoy delicious dishes from The Patio on 101, drinks and an unforgettable time...

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California Coast Classic
Oct24

California Coast Classic

By Kimmy Schmidt   The Life-Changing Effects of Accomplishing the California Coast Classic Bike Tour Meet Oren Noah from Sonoma County! In 2015, he was in a toxic working environment, 350 pounds, and trying to recover from total knee replacement surgery due to osteoarthritis. A combination of hard decisions and eureka moments would soon transform his life in ways he never expected. Oren signed up for the Arthritis Foundation’s...

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Get Up-Close and (Somewhat) Personal with Leopard Sharks
Aug14

Get Up-Close and (Somewhat) Personal with Leopard Sharks

Every year, thousands of leopard sharks swarm the La Jolla waters in the largest annual leopard shark aggregation in the world. And, while the word ‘shark’ may elicit some form of panic, there’s no need worry. In fact, leopard sharks are known as the “friendly sharks” of the ocean. Their calm demeanor and beautiful spotted backs make them an intriguing site to witness whether you’re swimming, snorkeling, kayaking or diving. Biologists...

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Camping With Your Kiddos
Aug10

Camping With Your Kiddos

By Maria del Cisne Vital   Camping is a great way to teach your kids the importance of the outdoors and to spend some quality time together. Ditch the technology, take in your surroundings, and become one with nature at these kid-friendly SoCal camping spots:   Black Rock Campground in Joshua Tree National Park One of two camping sites that can be reserved at Joshua Tree, Black Rock is a great place for family camping...

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Our Twist on “Dog Days of Summer”
Aug08

Our Twist on “Dog Days of Summer”

By Maria del Cisne Vital   A lot of activities this summer may be fun, but think about what your dog is doing all alone back at home… Now that you have that sad image in your head, don’t feel bad because there are so many places you can bring your pup for a great time that will leave both of you with smiles on your faces! SoCal has dog-friendly parks and beaches that are bound to make your dog bark with joy while basking in the...

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