OMG! The LA Fair Now has Fried Hot Sauce—Here’s Our List of Everything Not to Miss This Year

Contributed to LOCALE Magazine: The LA County Fair first opened its doors in 1922 on a former beet field in Pomona to 100,000 attendees. The annual event serves as a link between California’s agricultural industry and the general public. This year, fair-goers can enjoy summer days filled with food, activities and entertainment. With this year’s theme, ticket holders can “get their kicks on Route 66” from Aug. 31-Sept. 23, Labor Day included, with the except for closures on Mondays and Tuesdays. Here are five things to get excited about...

“Taste of Peru” Workshop Hosted by Ai California—Orange County

The Art Institute of California—Orange County, in partnership with the Trade Commission of Peru, recently hosted a "Taste of Peru" workshop with Chef Ricardo Zarate. The event was open to culinary students at the school. The Trade Commissioner opened the program by sharing the history and cultural aspects of gastronomy in Peru. Chef Zarate then presented native Peruvian ingredients and taught students how to make classic Peruvian dishes, including the ceviche he is famous for.

OC Fashion Week’s Final Night is Big Win for Five Emerging Designers (part I of II) Day 4

"The Fashioned for the Future initiative can potentially launch someone’s career, so we’re excited to be involved. Our students are part of the next generation of designers and creatives who will drive the future of Orange County’s fashion community and retail economy, and OC Fashion Week offers them a great platform to showcase this." – Sheila Estaniel, Director of Campus Relations for The Art Institute of CA – Orange County, a campus of Argosy University.

Oxnard High School Multimedia Business Academy Advisory Board

Oxnard High School Multimedia Business Academy has been created under the highly successful NAF (National Academy Foundation) model falling under the Information Technology theme. The multimedia in business focus for the Multimedia Business Academy (MBA) was decided upon by a team of students, teachers, counselors, administrators, post secondary educators, and community members in the field to meet the needs of Oxnard High School's technical, creative, and entrepreneurial student. ​