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Kids' Day at the ocean-close spectacular is on Friday, Aug. 4, but other deals will be afoot at the 2017 fair. MAYBE YOUR MEALS... are already on our mind.


Jay was born in 1947 to Wilbur and Betty Storer. He attended Nobles & Greenough, a prestigious Harvard prep school near Boston where his father was a teacher and wrestling coach.


The first show, 805 Hip-Hop Classic, will take place at the Majestic Ventura Theater and feature Billboard chart-topping rappers Too Short , Baby Bash , MC Magic and Mellow Man Ace at the Ventura Theater. After 35 years in the industry, Too Short announced this year that he would release his 20th and final studio album, The Pimp Tape , this August.


Approximately 6,000 firefighters are battling 17 large wildfires in California. In the northern region, a trough extending south into the Northern Operational region from a significant low in the Eastern Gulf of Alaska will be in until today.


FIFTH ANNUAL TEQUILA AND TACO MUSIC FESTIVAL Saturday, July 22, and Sunday, July 23, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The two-day celebration of tequilas, tacos, award-winning margaritas and live music returns to Ventura featuring tequila sampling and all manner of mixed drinks. Saturday is Tequila Day, featuring top-shelf tequila tastings and a performance by heavy-metal-mariachi band Metalachi.


Casa Bella special featured sea bass, served on top of a delicate risotto in a pool of parmesan cream, topped with a spicy and fruity mango salsa Steak lovers in Ventura know that one of the best places in town for a good ribeye is Prime Steakhouse. Hoping that midtown magic will rub off elsewhere, Prime's owners are trying their hands at a Downtown Ventura location.


"Typically, the more people get involved and utilize the group by being open and sharing and coming consistently, the more they are going to benefit." If you're coping with a devastating or chronic illness, you may find that joining a support group can be a helpful way of working through the various emotions you'll experience over the course of your journey, giving you access, as Breastcancer.org notes, to "groups of people in similar life situations who meet on a regular basis to share their concerns.


Police say a bank robbery suspect was arrested after officers found him hiding inside a couch at his Southern California home. Investigators say Francisco Hernandez was caught on surveillance video June 30 entering a bank, pulling a semi-automatic handgun from a large envelope and demanding money.


Lily Brennan was a 2017 graduate of St. Bonaventure High School in Ventura, and was set to attend Santa Barbara City College in the fall. She was born to Christy and James Brennan on the afternoon of August 6, 1999, in Ventura, California, where she was raised.


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.


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.


Real estate firm Marcus & Millichap recently released its annual "Multifamily Market Research Report" showing that with vacancy rates on the decline and average rents rising, those seeking to invest in the Ventura County real estate market are attracted by the numbers. In the first quarter of 2017, Ventura County's apartment vacancy rate remained below 3 percent, well below the national average hovering around 7 percent.


Congresswoman Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village, has been busy locally, announcing in June a $255,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to the County of Ventura Department of Airports to assist in long-term planning at Oxnard Airport. The grant will fund updates to the Oxnard Airport Master Plan, identifying key issues, objectives and goals to prepare for future needs.


Patagonia , the California outdoor-apparel company known as one of the first U.S. clothing companies to embrace the environment, is taking bikini and boardshorts production to a new level. Starting with its Spring collections, the Ventura, Calif.-based venture is making all 48 styles of its bikinis and men's, women's and children's boardshorts in Fair Trade Certified factories, which is part of Patagonia's effort to support workers, elevate communities and do work in an equitable way.


Santa Barbara city leaders have approved a 21-unit apartment building at Micheltorena and Castillo streets, the latest high-density housing project to hit the city. Plans call for the Average Unit-Size Density Incentive Program project to go up at 316 West Micheltorena St. and 1516 Castillo St. Two existing buildings at the site, which are eligible for designation as historic resources, will be rehabilitated, while three other buildings will be razed and rebuilt.


The bite remains pretty much wide open on rainbows and cutthroats to five pounds and some brown trout in that same size range. Most are 16 to 20 inches, and there continue to be reports of 20 to 30-fish days.


Sun Kissed Yoga opened at 2237 Ventura Blvd. in Camarillo. SKY is owned by entrepreneurs Michael and Andrea who practice yoga and offer a wide range of classes, including a stretch class, sweaty vinyasa flow and more.

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