“A new mural in west Ventura sets images of life along Ventura Avenue onto a 600-foot public canvas on Wall Street. The project, which involved 57 artists and more than aContinue reading “Pura Avenida Made the News!”
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Pura Avenida is Happening!
New Community Mural Celebrates Life on the Avenue Remember this wall? It was part of a bigger dream for the community and youth on the Avenue, and now we’re justContinue reading “Pura Avenida is Happening!”
¿Qué es Pura Avenida?
Pura Avenida (meaning pure avenue) is more than just the story of a mural on Wall St. on the west side of Ventura. Local artists, residents, and organizations struggled toContinue reading “¿Qué es Pura Avenida? “
Congrats & Goodbye Tracy Hudak!
We offer deepest thanks and bid grand new adventures to Tracy, our beloved Westside Community Development Corp. (WCDC) Business Development Manager. Tracy is moving her mission beyond her local community-invigoratingContinue reading “Congrats & Goodbye Tracy Hudak!”
Avenue Taco Week
Avenue Taco Week was originally suggested by local resident Richard Carradine, and came to fruition through the efforts of the Westside Community Development Corporation, the city of Ventura and theContinue reading “Avenue Taco Week”
Pura Avenida – A Mural Story
WCDC’s current and ongoing adventure starts with Onofre, a long time resident and artist from Ventura Avenue. Like many of us in Ventura who enjoy the delectable tastes of theContinue reading “Pura Avenida – A Mural Story”
Westside Thrives COVIDeo Series
The WCDC has partnered with ArtSci Ventura to create the Westside Thrives COVIDeo Series. The purpose of the series is to promote Avenue-area business that have been able to open and toContinue reading “Westside Thrives COVIDeo Series”
Stage 2 Expands- More Businesses Can Reopen
Governor Newsom has expanded the list of businesses that can open, provided they can maintain strict safety and prevention measures. Learn about the types of businesses that can open, howContinue reading “Stage 2 Expands- More Businesses Can Reopen”
From Neighborhood Clean-up to New Business~ Carmen’s Story
My name is Carmen De Loera. I have been a resident of the Avenue since 2001. I am a mother of 3 children and I have 2 grandchildren. I amContinue reading “From Neighborhood Clean-up to New Business~ Carmen’s Story”
WCDC Launches Avenue Ambassador Pilot Program
The WCDC is excited to launch the Avenue Ambassador Pilot Program starting Monday, March 25th. Our new ambassador is Angela Carradine– learn more about her below. You will find herContinue reading “WCDC Launches Avenue Ambassador Pilot Program”