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Exclusive high-end whale watching tours offered in Ventura

Exclusive high-end whale watching tours offered in Ventura

11 Mar 2014
In upscale coastal communities across the country, a common attraction that many residents frequent is sophisticated whale watching tours. Held at different times of day, these excursions allow adventurous individuals to get out into open waters and enjoy a number of up-close-and-personal views of various kinds of ocean wildlife. One region where Read More
Ventura campground caters to affluent clients, offers luxury

Ventura campground caters to affluent clients, offers luxury accommodations

20 Sep 2013
Some people may think camping is synonymous with sleeping in the dirt while exposed to the elements and wild animals, but one business in Ventura County is changing the way its customers spend time in the great outdoors. In recent years, a phenomenon known as "glamping" (short for glamorous camping) has garnered a substant Read More
Tips for enjoying the surf and turf in Ventura County

Tips for enjoying the surf and turf in Ventura County

21 Jun 2013
With its favorable location on the coast of the southern portion of California, the City of San Buenaventura offers its residents and visitors access to Pacific Ocean and a variety of associated activities. Featuring an expansive sailing community, collection of ethereal eateries and cultured social scene, this area is coveted by both visitor Read More
An authentic taste of Peru tucked away in Ventura

An authentic taste of Peru tucked away in Ventura

9 Apr 2013
Latin culture and cuisine permeates much of southern California. For the most part this is due to the proximity of Mexico, but the influence extends well beyond that. In fact, a popular restaurant in Ventura allows diners to get a taste of Peru, a country whose cuisine is world-renowned but that has yet to gain much of a foothold in the U.S. That Read More
The Cave celebrates five years of great wine and food pairings

The Cave celebrates five years of great wine and food pairings

29 Mar 2013
For half a decade, The Cave has been inviting guests to explore the nexus of fine local food and wine. On April 2, the venue celebrates its fifth anniversary and is taking the opportunity to continue doing what it does best: offer diners a chance to try dozens of wines paired expertly with high-end small plates.  The Cave was s Read More
A trip to France, without leaving Ventura

A trip to France, without leaving Ventura

18 Mar 2013
It is fitting that 71 Palm Restaurant is located in a classic Ventura home, as the venue manages to combine fine dining with down-home comfort and a welcoming atmosphere. The setting of the restaurant - an charming example of early 20th century Ventura real estate - helps the venue's chef and owner, Didier Poirier, provide an intimate eating e Read More
Ventura-based friezeframes brings elegance to eyewear

Ventura-based friezeframes brings elegance to eyewear

18 Mar 2013
Glasses perform a valuable function, but they are also an important part of a person's style, and a young Ventura-based company has made a name for itself by focusing on the second of these concerns. Marc Franchi and Jason Stanley, two young designers from southern California, started friezeframes several years ago with the intention of crafti Read More
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Ventura Jazz Collective opens residents' eyes to the history of jazz

5 Nov 2012
Few things are more American than jazz. The art form was born out of a combination of African rhythms, church-based gospel music and European instrumentation in the early 20th century. Since then, the music has evolved and infused most regions of America. In California, this is especially true. The Golden State has played a crucial role in the dev Read More
35 years of athletic amenities in Ventura

35 years of athletic amenities in Ventura

17 Oct 2012
Many Ventura residents enjoy staying fit and active. Due to the region's temperate climate and natural beauty, this is seldom too difficult. Still, any community can benefit from a facility specifically designated for athletic endeavors. That's why so many people who own Ventura real estate are happy the community boasts the Pierpont Racqu Read More
A look at some of the fine dining options in Ventura

A look at some of the fine dining options in Ventura

28 Aug 2012
Ventura offers a wide selection of restaurants. In fact, this city features various fine dining establishments that are often considered "must-see" restaurants for Ventura residents. 71 Palm Restaurant Visit the 71 Palm Restaurant to enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner at a local landmark. This restaurant features an elegant dining atmosph Read More