Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Best Date Nights, Ventura Style

by Elle Gaston There are so many amazing things to do and places to see around Ventura, but when it comes to thinking of “cute” dates you may draw a blank. Here are some date ideas, Ventura style for anyone of any age! Classic date ideas Beach/lunch date First of course there is the obvious […]

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Great photo ops in Ventura

by Bennett Cvijanovich Botanical Garden This beautiful hike above Ventura is a wonderful spot to take your photos of Ventura. Once you reach the top of the trail you will get an amazing view of Ventura Avenue, downtown, and you can see the harbor in the distance!! The Cross Located near the Botanical Garden, The Cross […]

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A Guide to Stand-Up Paddle Boarding at Ventura Harbor Village

by Jennifer Talt-Lundin Stand-Up Paddle Boarding is a fun core workout and a unique way to view wildlife. Learn the hottest trend and enjoy some time in the sun at Ventura Harbor Village! Just down the ramp from famous Coastal Cone Ice Cream, Ventura Boat Rentals is open daily and has a variety of board […]

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24th Annual ArtWalk brings swirls of color and creative talent to downtown Ventura this weekend!

by Fiorella Calderoni ArtWalk Ventura is back in downtown Ventura on Oct. 1-2, 2016 11am-7pm Saturday 12pm-5pm Sunday Admission is free! Entering its 24th year, Artwalk Ventura is a totally-fun, virtually-free, self-guided tour of dozens of galleries, studios, pop-up venues and transformed PODS Containers in Ventura’s Westside Cultural District and historic Downtown. One of Ventura’s […]

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Catch a glimpse of the wild

by Jim Hines, Sierra Club Central Coast Photos by Brendan Bannister Time to take a break from our work and enjoy the specialness of our region. here are a few notes from my Nature’s Notebook I wanted to share with each of you. Summer is slowly leaving us and the gentleness of the Autumn season […]

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Surfing for beginners

By Bennett Cvijanovich It’s never too late, or too soon, to learn how to surf. Here are some tips that will help you get started. 1. Wetsuit I strongly suggest that you wear a wetsuit. Trust me it’s worth the struggle of putting it on. You can rent one or buy one at Ripcurl, located […]

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Ventura on a high school budget

By Bennett Cvijanovich As a 15 year-old high school student in Ventura, I know what it’s like to be rolling on a budget. Here are my ideas to make the most of your money and your day. San Buenaventura Mission A photo posted by @revive_ventura on Apr 20, 2016 at 2:50pm PDT Come visit the mission […]

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Discover Sea Things in downtown Ventura

Featuring Sea Things Owner, Sherilene Catanach Unique ornaments, wreaths, flowers, and bouquets made from shells of all shapes and sizes. At Sea Things, creative staff design handmade jewelry with beaded and hand-knotted abalone, pearls, and sea glass. Sherilene warmly describes Sea Things as a magical and enchanting mermaid’s lair. Her store features Ventura-made seashell treasures using shells and […]

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Teen’s choice: Top eats in Ventura

by Bennett Cvijanovich Spencer Makenzie’s Being one of my favorite spots to go eat, Spencer Makenzie’s hosts some of the best fish and shrimp tacos that I have ever had!! A photo posted by Sharon Shut (@regalrussian) on Nov 8, 2015 at 12:46pm PST Osabi A photo posted by ?Celene? (@sassycatyblog) on Feb 20, 2016 at […]

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