Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Can you guess Ventura County’s 10 leading crops?

by Fiorella Calderoni Check out the county’s 10 leading crops according to Ventura County’s Crop and Livestock Report 2014. All images shown depict farms, nurseries and orchards in Ventura County. 10. Kale $35,932,000 A photo posted by Deardorff Family Farms (@dffarms) on Mar 17, 2016 at 11:36am PDT 9. Cut Flowers $47,615,000 A photo posted by […]

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A Whale of a Tale: The Story Behind The Refill Shoppe in Downtown Ventura

by Fiorella Calderoni We  recently had the pleasure of interviewing Michelle Stevens, founder of The Refill Shoppe in downtown Ventura. Growing up, Michelle lived on a sailboat for 10 years and not-surprisingly developed a deep connection with the ocean. It didn’t take long before she became concerned with the amount of plastic she found in one of […]

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This Weekend in Ventura: Harvest Moon Spooktacular is back and bigger than ever!

It’s that spooky time of year again and one of our favorite community events is back and bigger than ever! Be sure to join us downtown for trick-or-treating, a haunted house, pumpkin pie eating and costume contests, outdoor movie screenings, and more, all FREE! All-Ages Costume Contest A photo posted by Downtown Ventura (@downtownventura) on […]

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Pop Up Yoga in Ventura, Ca

by Dawn Jex I’m lying on my back in Savasana. The sun is making glowing orbs on the back of my eyelids and warming my face. I can feel the bumpy ground beneath my body and the wind is tickling my toes. A mole is popping his head out of the ground. I can hear […]

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Ghost Hunting in Ventura

By Richard Senate HOW TO SPOT A GHOST Ghosts sometimes appear after a sudden chill or drop in temperature. They can be seen as a movement out of the corner of your eye. Many times, they are heard as footsteps. Ghost sightings don’t last very long, usually only a few seconds. Ghosts are known for wearing old-fashioned […]

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A $40 day

by Bennett Cvijanovich If my mom gave me 40 dollars and told me to go have fun, these would be some of the things I would do. Movie ($10.75)- I would head downtown to the movie theater and watch a movie with some of my friends. Snapper Jacks ($10.75)- Right next to the movie theater, […]

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