Monthly Archives: March 2020

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Ventura! Write A Few Words To The Heroes

by Visit Ventura header image by Briana Diamond These days are a rush of words. So many things to remember. It is easy to get buried. But there are things we should try to remember. Human things. No, humanity is not perfect. But in times like these, we see so many examples of how close to […]

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Ventura Has The Open Spaces We All Need Right Now

by Visit Ventura Yes, these are hard and uncertain times, but spending twenty-four hours a day with the news blaring and your shoulders bunched up around your ears isn’t going to help anyone, least of all you. So take a moment — better yet, a whole bunch of moments — to breathe in Ventura’s solace […]

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Wonderful Venturans. How You Can Help (Part One)

by Visit Ventura How can you help? This may be the most important blog we post — and why it is definitely Part One of many. Already so many of our townsfolk have plunged in to lend a hand in these difficult times. Which isn’t at all surprising, is it? It’s not easy, but 805>19. […]

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Good Things are Happening in Ventura (Part One of many)

by Visit Ventura Ventura adapts. COVID-19 is changing everyone’s lives. But this is not the first time the lives of Venturans have been thrown off-kilter. Let’s be honest. Yes, it’s scary and uncertain. But Ventura knows what to do. Starting now, Visit Ventura will be publishing a series of blogs showing how Venturans are doing […]

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Why 805>19?

by Visit Ventura Because it means we’ll rise above anything It’s simple math and simple message. The 805 is greater than COVID-19. Ventura has been here before — and not only survived, but thrived. Here at Visit Ventura we know. All of us in Ventura know. Ventura will never be knocked down. Not by this. […]

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Made in Ventura with Steve Walden’s Surfboards

by Visit Ventura In the right hands, shaping a surfboard is art, an alchemy of NASA engineering and Sistine Chapel genius. That artist would be Steve Walden. Walden has been shaping surfboards for nearly 60 years. Hard work, talent, and an unabashed love for surfing have earned Walden global recognition. Not that he cares much. […]

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Relaxing ASMR Sounds of Ventura

by Visit Ventura featured image by Michelle Evans Ventura has so many songs, so many auditory poems, so many lovely ahhhhhhhhhs of serenity. Ventura ear candy. The soft hiss of waves at dawn. The castanet clack of wave-tumbled cobbles. The chime of wine glasses. The laughter of children playing on the beach. Even — listen […]

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Make Waves at the 5th Annual Mermaid Month at Ventura Harbor Village

by the Ventura Harbor Village “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” — Jacques Yves Cousteau Channel your inner mermaid and rub fins with fellow merfolk as these mystical aquatic creatures take center stage at Ventura Harbor Village’s 5th Annual Mermaid Month, running throughout the month of […]

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A Vegan’s Guide to Ventura

by Emily Savage and Laura O’Connell featured image by Visit Ventura You might not know it, but the city of Ventura is secretly brimming with delicious vegan meals—if you look a little closer. Whether you’re a visiting vegan seeking tacos downtown, a veg-curious traveler looking for the best local pizza, or a longtime local hoping […]

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