Monthly Archives: July 2016

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August 2016 Lineup for the Majestic Ventura Theater

by Elle Gaston Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals Monday, August 1st Description: .Paak is a local recording artist and producer from Oxnard California. Some popular songs include The Season/ Carry me, Am I Wrong (feat. ScHoolboy Q), Come Down. Doors open 7:00, show starts at 8:00. Tickets from $20 to $100 A photo posted […]

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A Perfect Day in Ventura From the Perspective of a 15-Year-Old

by Bennett Cvijanovich Hi, I’m a 15-year-old boy living in Ventura, California. I love good eats, surfing, and photography, and this is my idea of a perfect day in Ventura when you’re under 21. A photo posted by Visit Ventura (@visitventura) on May 18, 2016 at 7:39am PDT Eats Grab my wetsuit and camera then bike down […]

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These are the Best Beer Pairings in Ventura

by Fiorella Calderoni It’s your lucky day! These pairings have been chosen by our local beer masters especially for you. Trust us, you’ll want to save this list. Anacapa Brewing Company According to Owner, Danny Saldana, a must try at Anacapa Brewing Company is their Pierpont IPA paired with their filet medallions served with mushroom chipotle […]

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All the Fish Tacos in Ventura-by-the-Sea

by Michele Foster The fish taco: a classic Southern California culinary delight. A perfectly magical balance of taste and texture; earthy corn tortilla, and crunchy ‘Baja style’ fried fish filets, all set off by a generous topping of crisp cabbage, spicy salsa and a vibrant splash of lime. It’s true love at first bite. The […]

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Mary Osborne Surf Camp

by Elle Gaston Ventura being a southern California coastal town is known for its waves and nice beaches. Most likely, if you’ve ever looked out at the ocean you’ve seen someone gliding down the face of the wave. A surfer! Our very own local Mary Osborne has had a career of 10 years surfing competitively, […]

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Weekend Update from Haole the Surf Dog

by HaoleBoySurfs Hello! Your AmbassaDog of Ventura here & I have some great weekend events coming up that are here in Ventura. A photo posted by Haole (@haoleboysurfs) on Jul 2, 2016 at 9:39am PDT If you ever wonder what a Surf-Dog does in his free time, you can check out the Surf Rodeo taking […]

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8 Spots Locals Love to Frequent in Ventura

1. An island paradise…on Main Street. Photo: Visit Ventura It just so happens that despite the beach being half a mile away, many Venturans choose to sit beneath a straw canopy and brave the “tsunami warnings” at VenTiki Lounge & Lanai on Main Street for a little taste of island life. First, forget everything you […]

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It’s bigger than Ventura. And aren’t we very lucky…

by Ken McAlpine I was thinking of Huell Howser the other day. It can’t be helped.  The man is still everywhere. As the host of “California’s Gold,” he was larger than life. Now he is larger than death. But this is only partly about Huell. This is mostly about the State we call home. How […]

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Top 10 Late Night Eats in Ventura

by Fiorella Calderoni Local’s Pick for Late Night Munchies Tacos Aaron, also known as the Blue Light Food Truck, is one of Ventura locals’ best kept secrets. Drive past 585 E Thompson Blvd on the weekends and you’ll see a line of people around a food truck with a blue neon light -thus the nickname. […]

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