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Did You Know… ? Olivas Adobe Historical Park

By on Feb 18, 2014 | Comments Off on Did You Know… ? Olivas Adobe Historical Park

Did you know… that the Olivas Adobe is Ventura County's only remaining Monterey-style adobe home from the Rancho era?

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Did You Know… ? China Alley

By on Jan 13, 2014 | 2 comments

Did you know… that the Chinese played a large role in Ventura’s history? Here's a snippet of that history and what Ventura has done to celebrate it.

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Did You Know… ? Los Padres National Forest

By on Dec 29, 2013 | Comments Off on Did You Know… ? Los Padres National Forest

Did you know… that Ventura County is hemmed in by a national forest? And it's big!

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Did You Know… ? Poinsettia City By The Sea

By on Dec 10, 2013 | Comments Off on Did You Know… ? Poinsettia City By The Sea

Did you know… that Ventura is known as “Poinsettia City by the Sea?” There are now few poinsettia growers left but the it's still our official flower.

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Did You Know… ? Old Creek Ranch Winery

By on Oct 3, 2013 | 4 comments

Did you know… that Old Creek Ranch Winery was part of a Spanish 22,000 acre land grant? The winery still stands today. Find out all about it.

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Did You Know… ? Trains

By on Aug 5, 2013 | 3 comments

Did you know… that the first train to arrive in Ventura was in 1887? It was a pretty big deal. Today, we have have two depots.

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Did You Know… ? Surfing

By on Aug 3, 2013 | 1 comment

Did you know… that surfing in California dates back to 1885? Or that Ventura County is home to many surf-industry legends?

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Did You Know… ? Ventura County Fair

By on Jul 29, 2013 | 1 comment

Did you know… that early Ventura County Fairs featured bullfights? The Ventura County Fair was established in 1874. This year it runs July 30 - August 10. Here is a bit of its history.

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