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  1. LETTERS | August 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Responding to the mostly inane rant regarding cyclists by Rellis Smith published in the July 20 edition of the VCReporter, I have the following questions and comments: "We now have about as much of the roadways reserved for cyclists as for autos." Seriously?? I don't recall seeing bike lanes on California freeways, nor on most streets in the residential neighborhoods of Oxnard and Ventura.

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  2. Shark Week, Every Week | As sightings increase, shark expert says fear is overblownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Apryl DeLancey, shark researcher, photographed this great white shark from the confines of a shark cage off of Guadalupe Island, Mexico. She will discuss sharks on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum in Oxnard.

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  3. Oil Opposition | Oil company plan to expand in Oxnard draws oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    A plan to drill four new oil wells and expand an existing 26-acre oilfield waste processing operation near mobile home parks in Oxnard has spurred a coalition of environmental justice activists to appeal the proposal and gather signatures from local residents in opposition. Two organizations, Food and Water Watch and local group CFROG , have appealed a permit granted to a Bakersfield oil company to add four oil and gas wells to existing operations in the Cabrillo oil-field area two miles west of Highway 101.

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  4. in Brief | Aug. 10, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    A plan to add the city of Santa Paula to the Ventura County Fire district has won the approval of the Board of Supervisors by a unanimous 5-0 vote. In June, the Santa Paula City Council disbanded the city's Fire Department in favor of joining with the property tax-funded county district.

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  5. Time plus taxes equals progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    While some people will, right out of the gate, argue against having to be burdened with taxes in any capacity for services they don't use , as a society, we are going to have to grasp the idea that to be functional, sharing the burden is necessary. Living purely as an independent individual is unrealistic.

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  6. Family Ties | Special 150 year reunion of the kin of Ventura County settlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Gottfried & Sophie Maulhardt Silver wedding anniversary circa 1885 at the site that is now the home to the Oxnard Historic Farm Park and gathering for the Borchard Reunion. The development of Ventura County is largely attributed to the Borchard family, who were responsible for the first commercial crop on the Oxnard plain in the 1800s.

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  7. in Brief | Week of July 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    The James Day house was constructed in the 1870s as a farmhouse. In 1945, the Smith-Hobson family purchased the home and the 80 acres around it.

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  8. Going Green | More cities jump on the legalizing medical pot sales bandwagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Ventura County cities continue to update their policies in the wake of the passage of Prop. 64, which allows adults to buy marijuana for recreational use and legalizes commercial growth.

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  9. Show Us the Melody | The Ventura Music Festival is full of surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Many years ago, Anne Davison, the wife of jazz cornet player "Wild Bill" Davison , used to wear a large button that read: "Show Me the Melody." Methinks she'd be mighty pleased with the programming of this year's Ventura Music Festival.

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  10. Pleasantly surprised on Front StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Front Street in Ventura has, for the last several years, been a regular part of my near-daily cycling routine, and the street has slowly evolved over that time into an eclectic mini-business district. While home for numerous years to The Wharf, Walden Surfboards, Petunia Pickle Bottom and Dee Dee's Dog Spot, more recently Traveler CafA as well as a full-service salon and barber shop have also opened their doors.

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  11. HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    OXNARD SALSA FESTIVAL Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. In Oxnard for this particular reason: Everybody likes it hot! Festival-goers are treated to live salsa and Latin jazz bands, salsa dance lessons, a tasting tent with dozens of different varieties of salsa and hot sauces and a salsa recipe challenge. The two days also feature a vendor marketplace, international cuisine and a kids zone.

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  12. A lesson in kosher winesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    As I sit down with Joe Hurliman, winemaker at Herzog Wine Cellars in Oxnard, it dawns on him that it was, almost to this day, 19 years ago, that he joined Herzog. Back then it was producing 150,000 cases of wine, a staggering amount, thus making it the largest winery in Ventura County.

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  13. Threads to the Past | Oaxacan artist Porfirio Guti rrez weaves...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Porfirio GutiA rrez, 38, is a renowned Zapotec weaver who, at the age of 12, learned the skill from his father while growing up in TeotitlA n del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. As he recounts, that was the culture; weaving was a way of life.

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  14. in Brief | July 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Oxnard's red light cameras have been offline since January, and on Tuesday, July 18, the Oxnard Police Department let it be known that they would like to change that. Oxnard Police Chief Scott Whitney told the City Council that the lights save lives and that known issues regarding timing have been fixed.

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  15. a Small Fix | Tiny houses could have big impact locally if they find a place to landRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Douglas Messmer is an affable, joke-cracking 51-year-old retired Navy chief petty officer who lives in an 8-foot by 24-foot home he built himself. His tiny house, a.k.a. "Better Days," has French doors, 11 windows and a spectacular circular porthole in the center that opens to sunshine and the fresh air.

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  16. Show Us the Melody | The Ventura Music Festival is full of surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Many years ago, Anne Davison, the wife of jazz cornet player "Wild Bill" Davison , used to wear a large button that read: "Show Me the Melody." Methinks she'd be mighty pleased with the programming of this year's Ventura Music Festival.

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  17. Real Hope | Transitional housing provides a bridge to stabilizing youth in the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    "I first went into foster care when I was 10 years old," said Kathleen Mosqueda, 24, of Oxnard, adding that she and her siblings were placed by a case worker with her grandmother. As Mosqueda transitioned out of foster care in mid-2016, she found out about the Hopegivers transitional housing program in east Ventura County through Rosalinda P. Vint of Newbury Park-based Women of Substance and Men of Honor.

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  18. Planet Oxnard | Celebrating beach access for the disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    The 25th anniversary of Ed Hunt Rehab Point at Oxnard Beach Park was celebrated on July 9 with a picnic where hundreds gathered to honor the man responsible for inspiring a path that gives the disabled access to the beach. In 1988, Hunt became paralyzed on the left side of his body after suffering a stroke at age 70. He always loved the beach, but was unable to visit his favorite place because of his physical condition.

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  19. Just Dance! | Local cultural entertainers ramp up the sensory experience|VC Reporter | Southland PublishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Dinner and a movie is the standard date-night lineup, but those craving something a little less conventional might consider some of the entertainment options available at local restaurants. And we're not talking live music .

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  20. Pleasantly surprised on Front StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Ventura County Reporter

    Front Street in Ventura has, for the last several years, been a regular part of my near-daily cycling routine, and the street has slowly evolved over that time into an eclectic mini-business district. While home for numerous years to The Wharf, Walden Surfboards, Petunia Pickle Bottom and Dee Dee's Dog Spot, more recently Traveler CafA as well as a full-service salon and barber shop have also opened their doors.

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