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Ninety years ago, the United States experienced the Great Depression. Twelve years ago, we saw the Great Recession. Now? A global pandemic. During the first two eras, the housing market took a massive hit. The Ventura housing market seems to differ during the global pandemic. Low inventory and ev...
05/18/2020
Back in mid-March, Governor Gavin Newsom issued his Stay at Home order for the state of California. Government officials eased these restrictions a little bit in mid-April. While restaurants still only offer to-go or delivery options, golf courses, bike shops, and car lots opened back up to the p...
05/04/2020
It feels like we've been told to stay inside our homes for years now. But, it's really only been a few weeks. Even so, millions of people want to resume something close to a normal life. They're itching to get back to work. Our 422 cases county-wide sit well below our neighbors to the southeast. ...
04/20/2020
Officials shut down access to all Ventura beaches and parks as of April 1st. Schools shut down their on-site classrooms and transitioned to distance learning (from home) last month. They plan to stay that way through the end of the school year. However, some students relied on the school's cafete...
04/06/2020
Every day, we seem to hear something new about COVID-19. Currently, all city-sponsored events involving more than 250 people gathered at one place at one time are put on indefinite hold. Ventura USD schools are shut down until April 10th. Some restaurants and other businesses find themselves clos...
03/16/2020
In March, we celebrate Mermaid Month at Ventura Harbor Village. All month long, several mermaid-related events take place in the village. treasure-hunting, a mermaid parade, and a themed escape room created specifically for Mermaid Month. But if you want to see one of these beautiful creatures li...
03/02/2020
The Monday through Friday work week feels like it drags on and on sometimes. How do you break up the monotony? How about a stroll on Downtown Ventura's Walk It Wednesdays?What: Downtown Ventura's Walk It WednesdaysWhere: Main St VenturaWhen: Every Wednesday, from 4 pm to 7 pmContact: Downtown Ven...
02/17/2020
In less than two weeks, we celebrate Valentine's Day. What do you have planned with your sweetie? Chocolates? Jewelry? Dinner? If you struggle to find a way to show your special someone how much you love them, consider one of these Ventura Valentine's Day events.Ventura Valentine's Day EventsWhal...
02/03/2020
Why wait until spring to clear out the extra stuff in your Ventura home? Start now. Go through closets, cupboards, sheds, and any other nook and cranny to find things you seldom or never use anymore. Then, bring them to the Ventura Community Cleanup and Recycling Event 2020 this Saturday for prop...
01/20/2020
We hope you enjoyed the holidays with your loved ones. Now that the new year is officially underway, time to take a look at your water usage. New water rationing bills were passed last year. Beginning by the end of June 2022, the State Water Board must adopt standards put in place by the bills to...
01/06/2020
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