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Did You Know… ? The Scary Dairy

By on Apr 28, 2016 | 2 comments

Did you know… that the Camarillo State Mental Hospital also housed a working dairy? It came to be known as the Scary Dairy. Get all the spooky details here.

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Did You Know… ? Wildwood Park

By on Feb 4, 2016 | 1 comment

Did you know… that many Hollywood movies were filmed at Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks from the 1930s through the 1960s? Learn more about the history of this beautiful park.

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Did You Know… ? The Matilija Poppy

By on Jun 13, 2015 | Comments Off on Did You Know… ? The Matilija Poppy

Did you know… that the Matilija poppy is named after Chief Matilija of the Chumash Indian Tribe that lived in Ventura County?

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Did You Know… ? Raptors in Ventura County

By on Apr 10, 2015 | 2 comments

Did you know… that our skies were once filled with hawks, eagles, falcons and owls gliding over our hills and plains? But their numbers are dropping.

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Did You Know… ? Agromin Organic Materials Recycling

By on Feb 13, 2015 | Comments Off on Did You Know… ? Agromin Organic Materials Recycling

Did you know… that California’s largest organic materials recycler is in Oxnard? Learn what happens after those green waste-recycling barrels get picked up.

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Did You Know… ? Ventura County Baseball

By on Jan 20, 2015 | 2 comments

Did you know… that Ventura County has a long and rich baseball history? Over 1,000 local athletes have played professional baseball.

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Did You Know… ? Johnny Cash

By on Feb 26, 2014 | Comments Off on Did You Know… ? Johnny Cash

Did you know… that Johnny Cash was a local? Yup - he lived in Casitas Springs. We've got some more fun facts about The Man In Black.

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Did You Know… ? Lighthouses

By on Feb 21, 2014 | 1 comment

Did you know… that two lighthouses have been illuminating our coast for over a century? We've reveal a brief history on each of these wonderful structures.

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