Monthly Archives: October 2015

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El Nino brings a new array of fish to Ventura

By Kevin Brannon It’s definitely not your typical fishing year, and that’s an understatement! Following a strong fishing season last year, exotics are the topic at hand. El Nino brings warmer waters into our area, matched with plenty of bait fish such as sardines, anchovies, mackerel squid, yellowtail, and even the tuna crab (also known as red crab). Just […]

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Shopping and More Along the Harbor of Ventura, California

by Elaine Donovan Ventura Swimwear in the Harbor can accommodate women of all ages and sizes. The owner is usually in the shop, and is a middle-aged woman, like myself. I have purchased suits from her over the years, and she always seems to find me something that makes me feel good about myself, in record time. The last time […]

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Fishing for yellowfin & bluefin in Ventura

By Ed Wehan Sure, I like to fish.  Hey, I live in Ventura and the ocean is only minutes away.  Yet, a couple of times a year I make the drive down to San Diego to climb on one of their boats to head out for yellowfin or bluefin tuna as well as the popular […]

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A Year Round Vacation Hotspot: Ventura, CA

  by Landon Biehl Some of the best summer vacations take place at one of the many wonderful beaches from the West to the East Coast. For East Coast tourists there’s a variety of options from the Outer Banks to the Florida Keys and for those who would rather travel West, there’s many breathtaking opportunities from […]

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Relay for Life of Ventura Paddle Out

By Haole The event takes place at Harbor Cove, and all are welcome, even if you’re not a surfer. A paddle out is a traditional ceremony in which a group of people come together and utilize the ocean as a peaceful place to celebrate life. Please join us to honor a loved one fighting the […]

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Get your spook on!

by Debbie Cvijanovich 13 cool and frightful things to do in the 805…and beyond!! If you dare: 1) DEAD ZONE 805 The old Maverick’s gym near Golf n Stuff transforms into a horror maze with scary scenes! The couple behind this madness go through great lengths to make sure everyone who enters gets the fright […]

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The Historic Moreton Bay Fig Tree in Ventura California

by Michele Foster Eucalyptus trees are now ubiquitous in California and it is commonly known that they were introduced during the Gold Rush era in hopes of providing fast growing timber for railroad ties.  While they didn’t quite work out for that purpose, they remain and have become a elemental part our southern California landscape. […]

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FARMERS MARKET BOUNTY

by Debbie Cvijanovich Got veggies? One of the best ways to celebrate the season is by visiting one of our local Farmers Markets (we have 15 in Ventura County!). Indulge yourself with the seasonal bounty while supporting our local farmers! The Farmers Market is more than just filling up your bag with farm fresh goodies…it’s […]

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