Former Mayor and Councilmember for the city of Ventura 1990-1999 Jack Tingstrom will be three weeks shy of his 79th birthday when he steps out onto the dance floor for CAREGIVERS at this year's Oxnard Salsa Festival.
Mike Barber is another contestant who founded the Santa to the Sea Half Marathon as a children’s Christmas fundraiser. It's mission is to provide all who participants with a fun, healthy and safe running event while supporting and showcasing the local communities.
Lissa Coffey is a lifestyle & relationship often sought-after guest expert who has appears frequently on television on such shows as The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Fox News Network and contributes to many national publications with her insightful and compassionate approach to modern-day issues.
As the President and Chief Executive Officer for Conejo Awards, located in Thousand Oaks, a position Tammie Helmuth has held since she and her husband purchased the business in 2005, which recently became the first business to be certified as a Thousand Oaks Green Business.
Community leaders danced for the greater good during the ‘2013 Dancing with our Community Stars Dance Contest and Charity Fundraiser’ during the 20th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival.
Veteran talk radio host Maria Sanchez is now part of the LA Talk Radio team as the host of her own live radio program, The Maria Sanchez Show. The show reports oncurrent events in Ventura County and the Conejo Valley; highlighting the local news as well as delving into the latest state, national and world issues.Maria also covers the topics of lifestyle trends, health & wellness, family & parenting tips and information, relationships, household finance resources, community events and human interest stories, to name a few. Guest appearances as well as a stable of news correspondents are brought in when their field of expertise is relevant to the news.
"A corner of France in Thousand Oaks"
As Americans, we have the idea that we need to get our money's worth for just about everything. I am definitely guilty of it, especially when it comes to food. The problem with our nation's idea of "get your money's worth" is that people interpret it as "lots of food to eat for cheap." But what if we had a new interpretation of that phrase? What if we got our money's worth by eating smaller portions with better ingredients? At Chocolatine, that is what they are all about; a sit down eatery providing a menu of home-made quality items with all the personal touches that reflect their French backgrounds.
On a hot summer day, it’s very common to go to the beach and constantly have the urge to quench your thirst with something refreshing and cool, especially in the small town of Ojai. Known as an outdoor walking town to many, the inland location of Ojai can reach temperatures averaging between 85-90 degrees on a typical summer day. To beat the heat, one can be entertained nestled in the shades of Libby Park, shopping indoors downtown, catching a movie at the Ojai Playhouse, or even grabbing some ice cream at Ojai Ice Cream.
Studio Sauvageau is much more than a boutique, it is the heart and soul of owner and designer, River Sauvageau. After 23 years of making exquisite handbags, River reflects on the journey that led her to become one of Ojai’s most unique designers.