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Ventura County (California)

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Top Ventura County (California) Articles

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  • Mark your calendar and set your alarm

    Los Angeles County Glendale Community College: Mountain Street and Verdugo Road. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the third Sunday of every month. (818) 240-1000, Ext. 5805. Long Beach Outdoor Antique and Collectibles Market: Veterans Stadium, Lakewood Boulevard and...
  • 'Age of Mammals' at the Natural History Museum

    'Age of Mammals' at the Natural History Museum
    How do you squeeze 65 million years of mammalian history into an eye-popping, mind-bending, crowd-pleasing exhibition? Not easily, even if you have a stellar collection of prehistoric specimens and a talented team of curators, scientists and designers...
  • Ripe time for Southern California's pick-your-own farms

    ON A recent Sunday, a friend and I watched as our kids pulled a wooden wagon through a Ventura County field, pausing to gather black-eyed peas and sun-ripened heirloom tomatoes. They ran down rows of raspberry bushes, filling their hats with the ripe...
  • Go tell it on the mountain: The Edge doesn't need five homes here

    Go tell it on the mountain: The Edge doesn't need five homes here
    Just so you know, it's not easy for me to refer to U2 guitarist David Evans as "The Edge." Sure, there was a time when I referred to myself as S. Lo. But I quickly realized that once you've gone gray, it's hard to get away with anything other than what'...
  • Drawing the map of California's heart

    If Sacramento lawmakers accomplish nothing else this year, they will make their tenure in the state Capitol worthwhile if they simply, finally, once and for all pass a program to institute redistricting reform. Redistricting is a crucial— No, wait!...
  • A return to Ventura's romantic past

    VENTURA IS in the process of reinventing itself with a major downtown makeover, combined with moves to brand the city as a center for the arts. As part of its new image, more use is being made of the city's original, official and more romantic name, San...
  • California would clean up with LNG

    In its recent editorial on the Cabrillo Port LNG project, the Los Angeles Times declared that state officials should vote "no" on the project. We disagree. While it is in fact a "complicated decision," as reported by the Times, a Yes vote by the State...
  • In Ventura County, stone fruit, flame grapes, bicolor corn and black raspberries

    In Ventura County, stone fruit, flame grapes, bicolor corn and black raspberries
    Under the experienced direction of manager Karen Wetzel Schott, the Thousand Oaks farmers market is one of the two largest and best in Ventura County, along with Ventura Saturday. Vendors and customers are pleased that the market recently returned to...
  • Oxnard

    Oxnard
    For the last decade, Oxnard has been trying to shirk its stigma as the place you drive past on the 101 to head to more glamorous destinations such as Santa Barbara. A thriving agricultural area (made famous by its annual California Strawberry Festival...
  • Navy commissions ship to honor Stockdale

    Navy commissions ship to honor Stockdale
    As dozens of former POWs snapped to attention, the Navy on Saturday dedicated a warship to the late Vice Adm. James Stockdale, who was credited by many fellow captives in Vietnam with giving them the courage to survive. -------------------- FOR THE...
  • New Moorpark farmers market: top muscat grapes, quality olive oil

    New Moorpark farmers market: top muscat grapes, quality olive oil
    By most counts, the new farmers market in Moorpark is pretty nondescript. Brand new (it only opened in June), it is modest in size, with about a dozen certified producers, and has been relatively quiet so far. But against all odds, this one small market...
  • As DNA test backlogs soar, U.S. cuts funding

    Last summer, the Los Angeles Police Department was dealt a rude shock. Expecting nearly $1 million in federal grant money to help cover the cost of analyzing DNA evidence in rape cases and other violent crimes, the department was awarded only half that...