Via our Port Hueneme Police Department: All Ventura County beaches serve as important habitats for a variety of shorebirds. Here in Hueneme, we share our beach with wildlife that depends upon the beach for their survival. Please take a moment to read this publication from the Audubon Society and help us keep Hueneme Beach awesome! (the link opens a pdf document in a new tab)
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Linda Bentz The Chinese in Ventura County
June 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Historical Archaeologist Linda Bentz, who researches Chinese fishermen, California-built Chinese junks as well as Chinese American women and families, researched and wrote the script for the documentary Courage and Contributions: the Chinese in Ventura County. She has also published scholarly essays in books, journals, and newsletters.
In 2012, she and co-author William Gow completed Hidden Lives: A Century of Chinese American History in Ventura County. She is currently the Vice President of the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California and serves as the historian for the Ventura County Chinese American Historical Society.
She also has extensively investigated the presence of Chinese abalone harvesters on the Channel Islands by working with the National Parks Service and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
Mrs. Bentz is the mother of four sons and lives with her husband in San Pedro.