Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Monarch Butterflies in Ventura

by Fiorella Calderoni I’d always appreciated the colors and elegance of monarch butterflies fluttering between trees but I’d never had the opportunity to witness a kaleidoscope of monarch butterflies clustered on groves of native trees until last week, when I visited one of their popular wintering spots for myself. Western monarchs are found from the California […]

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Stunning Sunsets Along the Beaches of Ventura, California

by Mike Laan We here and Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau share a lot of photos of brilliant vibrant sunsets and during fall the question is always asked.. Why do sunsets look different in winter? Why are winter sunsets colorful? or Why are sunsets different in the winter time? It comes down to visible light and […]

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10 Ways To Get Happier (That You Probably Haven’t Tried)

1. Try kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding. It’s impossible not to feel good when you’re peacefully gliding across the water — especially when you can explore the stunning sea caves and coves around Channel Islands National Park. No wonder: Turns out negative ions — invisible air molecules found in abundance near beaches — have been […]

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Vote for your favorite Ventura Image!

by Fiorella Calderoni The Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau (VVCB) loves to promote local artists who are passionate about their community. We are excited to offer a photo contests for Brooks Institute students and alumni that allows up-and-coming photographers to share their talents and foster their success. Contests take place each semester and contest submission details are posted at the beginning […]

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