Monthly Archives: August 2016

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September 2016 Lineup for the Majestic Ventura Theater

by Elle Gaston NARDCORE Punk Rock to Walk me Home featuring RKaLiens Saturday, September 10th Description: This concert consists of many punk rock bands, RKaLiens, lll Repute, Aggression, Stalag 13, False Confession, Strand Quentin, The Boxheads, Bootleg Barigade, Fist Fight on Ecstacy, Conquer the Martians. Doors open 2:00 pm, show at 3:00. Tickets from $20 […]

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Ventura is Southern California’s Most Underrated Beach Town

by Colm and Paul Fitzgerald WHEN I WAS GROWING UP in Southern California, Ventura was always the place to be. There were miles of sandy beaches, record shops, and a perpetually hopping In-N-Out Burger. As a teenager, punk and reggae shows at the Majestic Ventura Theater and sunsets at Emma Wood State Beach were as good […]

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“El Camino Real” Mural on Exhibit at San Buenaventura Mission

Mission San Buenaventura will present a special art exhibit from August 6 through November 5, 2016: a trilogy titled “El Camino Real” by late artist and architect Aurelio G. D. Mendoza. Three large mural-like oil paintings depict the conversion of the indigenous people in Mexico; another depicting Fray Junipero Serra directing his companions forward on […]

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Ventura in the Headlines

by Fiorella Calderoni Ventura is fabulous. A hidden gem in California’s beautiful Central Coast. But don’t just take it from us. “the absolute most desirable place to live in America” Sunset Magazine named Ventura one of the top four best beach towns on the West Coast! Unlike it’s glamorous neighbors, “This sleepy city of 106,000, located midway […]

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From San Diego to Sonoma: California’s Historic Mission Trail

by Fiorella Calderoni El Camino Real connecting each of California’s 21 missions along 600 miles between San Diego and Sonoma, makes up one of the most well-preserved culturally and historically significant trails on the West Coast. The missions were built between 1769 and 1823 and remain active churches today. They are open to visitors who can […]

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The Best Cocktails in Ventura

by Fiorella Calderoni We asked Ventura restaurants to submit the name of their most popular cocktails and this is what we got! Try them all and let #VisitVentura know what you think! Avocado Martini & Prickly Pear Cafe Fiore features two of Ventura’s most delicious cocktails: their avocado martini featuring Cruzan Mango rum, muddled fresh avocado, […]

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A Guide to Surfing in Ventura

by Bennett Cvijanovich Mondos Beach A photo posted by jp (@jpellecan) on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:02am PDT Difficulty level: Beginner One of the best places to learn how to surf or to just perfect your longboarding skills. On the weekends when there is good surf, Mondos can get very crowded and you may have to […]

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