Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Ventura, a little known coastal city

by Durlynn Anema photo by Gazing at a “calm before the storm” ocean, the Channel Islands, and the coastal hills ending at the coastline, I recall that many people don’t know about Ventura, a coastal gem sitting between Santa Barbara and Santa Monica. Ventura has been a yearly destination since 2005 when Vern and I […]

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A little piece of Ventura to go

by Teri O’Connor It’s hard to believe it but the holiday season is upon us!  If you would like to share a piece of paradise and keep Ventura close to your heart no matter where you travel this holiday season, then consider some of these unique items we have available for all your gift giving […]

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Why Small Business Saturday should be your new favorite shopping day.

by Kelly Daniel “The Small Business Administration identified that there are more than 28.2 million businesses operating in the U.S. as of March 2014. Of these 28.2 million businesses, most are “self-employed” – making up about 3/4 of the U.S.’s total businesses. Meanwhile, approximately half of small businesses survive five years or more.” –Forbes I’m like many of […]

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Why a stroll by the beach is exactly what you need.

by Fiorella Calderoni photo by Jack Burleigh It’s no secret that being by the ocean has numerous benefits for your body and your mind. Many studies have proven that a breath of ocean air contributes to happy living. According to marine biologist Wallace J Nichols, we all have a ‘blue mind’ -that is a sense of […]

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Why I’m Thankful for Living in Ventura

by Elizabeth Silva I am so grateful to live the remarkable city of Ventura. A place of great people, great weather, great beauty and so much more. 1. The People A photo posted by Visit Ventura (@visitventura) on Oct 15, 2016 at 12:14pm PDT Ventura has awesome people! This city has some of the most […]

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Best Date Locations in Ventura

by Elizabeth Silva Ventura has a variety of amazing date locations. Whether you want a super romantic date, a low-key romantic date, or something in the middle, you will be able to find the ideal date location. Discovery Ventura A photo posted by Discovery Ventura (@discovery.ventura) on Jun 30, 2015 at 3:41pm PDT If you […]

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With endless summers, it’s always picnic time!

by Elizabeth Silva One the best perks of living in Ventura, is its awesome picnic spots. Picnics are great for bonding time with family, friends, and significant others. They have a way of bringing people together outdoors, surrounded by the natural beauty of nature, all enjoying a good time and good food. These are a […]

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Great Venue, Great Food

by Elizabeth Silva The most amazing choice for stunning venus and top-notch eats is VC Totally Local’s Dinner Series. They orchestrate dinners in charming places like avocado orchards or pumpkin patches, where Ventura’s best chefs cook up delicious eats with local produce. Since those dinners only happen three or four times each year, here are […]

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Wonderfully Victorious Wedding Venues

by Elizabeth Silva Ventura, California, the exquisite city between iridescent oceans and majestic mountains. With all of its beauty and talent, Ventura will certainly provide the wedding of your dreams. Ventura offers some of the most memorable and best wedding venues that will bring you true joy to remember for years to come. Here are […]

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Free Family Fun Celebrating Ventura County Farm Day This Weekend!

by Fiorella Calderoni Forty-five baby alpacas have just been born at Alpacas at Windy Hill in Somis, where guests can chat with alpaca breeders, watch alpacas on an obstacle course, and learn more about the ranch that breeds and sheers alpacas and sells their fleece. Guests who visit Diamond W Cattle Company in Ventura can participate […]

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