ventura county homes: Ventura Spark of Love Toy Drive 2013 - 12/19/13 02:12 AM
Ventura Spark of Love Toy Drive 2013 We may not get snow here in Ventura County, but that doesn't make Christmas any less magical.   There's nothing as precious as watching a child's face light up with joy as they unwrap their presents.  Unfortunately, not all children are able to feel the joy due to the financial constraints their families find themselves in.  You can help make a child's Christmas special by donating to the Ventura Spark of Love Toy Drive 2013.  There's still time left to participate!
What: Ventura Spark of Love Toy Drive 2013
Where: All Ventura County Fire Stations, Police/Fire Headquarters or Ventura … (1 comments)

ventura county homes: Ventura Spark of Love Toy Drive 2013 - 12/19/13 02:12 AM
Ventura Spark of Love Toy Drive 2013 We may not get snow here in Ventura County, but that doesn't make Christmas any less magical.   There's nothing as precious as watching a child's face light up with joy as they unwrap their presents.  Unfortunately, not all children are able to feel the joy due to the financial constraints their families find themselves in.  You can help make a child's Christmas special by donating to the Ventura Spark of Love Toy Drive 2013.  There's still time left to participate!
What: Ventura Spark of Love Toy Drive 2013
Where: All Ventura County Fire Stations, Police/Fire Headquarters or Ventura … (1 comments)

ventura county homes: 2013 Ventura County Pet Adopt-a-Thon - 07/18/13 04:07 AM
2013 Ventura County Pet Adopt-a-Thon For many American households, animals have become a way of life.  Studies show that children who grow up with family pets tend to have higher self-esteem, develop better nurturing skills and have better social skills than their peers who do not.  Animals are not just pets.  They really do become members of the family.  At the 2013 Ventura County Pet Adopt-a-Thon, you can give a wayward animal a loving home.
What: 2013 Ventura County Pet Adopt-a-Thon
Where: Camarillo Animal Shelter (600 Aviation Way, Camarillo)
When: Sunday, July 28th 9am to 4pm
Admission: FREE (1/2 price adoptions)
Come to the Camarillo … (1 comments)

ventura county homes: Ventura County Strawberry Festival 2013 - 05/16/13 03:05 AM
It's that time of year, folks...strawberry time!  The 2013 Ventura County Strawberry Festival comes to Oxnard this weekend, May 18th and 19th.  For two days only, Southern Californians will be celebrating the succulent nectar of life that is the strawberry.
From 10am to 6:30pm this Saturday and Sunday, Strawberry Meadows of College Park (located at 3250 South Rose Ave. in Oxnard) will be filled with the sights and smells of strawberries.  Nosh on traditional strawberry dishes like strawberry pie, strawberry jam and chocolate covered strawberries.  But, save room for the strawberry pizza and strawberry nachos!  If you feel like you need a break … (0 comments)

ventura county homes: Volunteer for Ventura Earth Day Cleanup - 04/04/13 03:09 AM
Residents of Ventura County know how lucky they are to be living in such an incredibly beautiful place as we do.  Our beaches are part of what makes Southern California the destination of choice for vacationers around the world.  We want to keep this natural beauty going for generations to come.  Volunteer Ventura! is asking for your help in joining them on Earth Day this year to clean up our beaches.
Join fellow Ventura citizens at Surfer's Knoll on Spinaker Dr Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 9am to 11am.  All ages are welcome to participate.  However, any youngster under 12 years old must … (1 comments)

ventura county homes: Ventura Celebrates Public Art Project - 10/04/12 05:37 AM
The City of Ventura believes that a happy resident is a well-rounded resident.  Outdoor activities keep our bodies healthy.  But how do we keep our minds healthy as well?  The Ventura Public Arts Program that began over two decades ago was initially set up to incorporate art into public spaces.  That includes sculptures, murals, frescoes and more.  This Saturday, October 6th, the City of Ventura celebrates the latest offerings to the Public Works Project.
There are 14 new works of art that will be added to Ventura's bus stops and bike racks, bringing the grand total of transit art to 19 … (0 comments)

ventura county homes: Ventura County Farmers Markets - 09/27/12 04:15 AM
Shop local and think global!  A great way to reduce your carbon footprint, get the freshest in meats, produce and other goods as well as giving a boost to the local economy is by shopping at one of the Ventura County Farmer's Markets.  We have three great markets right here in Ventura County to choose from every weekend.
Fishermen's Market - Located at 1449 Spinnaker Dr in the Ventura Harbor, local fishermen offer the catch-of-the-day fresh off the boat every Saturday from 8am to 11am.  They will even fillet the fish for you so you can serve it up for dinner that … (1 comments)

ventura county homes: Spend Labor Day at Ventura Harbor Village - 08/30/12 03:05 AM
It's almost here.  The time we celebrate working by NOT working...Labor Day!  This weekend, September 1st & 2nd, spend Labor Day at Ventura Harbor Village in Ventura, CA.  That's two days of family-friendly fun at the beach.
Besides whale watching, which is available at Ventura Harbor through mid-September, there will be plenty of sales going on throughout the weekend with special Labor Day discounts, live music from the Justin Claveria Jazz Trio on Saturday from 1pm to 4pm and indie Rock from Fearmia on Sunday from 1pm to 4pm at the Village Carousel Stage.  Enjoy fine dining at any of the local Ventura … (0 comments)

ventura county homes: Ventura County Wine Trail Tours - 07/05/12 05:35 AM
California's Napa Valley is known world-wide for their amazing wines.  But, did you know that there are fantastic wineries offering up beautiful vino right here in Southern California?  You can see for yourself by taking one of the Ventura County Wine Trail Tours available every Saturday and Sunday.
Departing from the Ventura Visitors Center (101 S California St) each weekend at 11am, wine connoisseurs will be whisked away to tour four local Ventura wineries.  A gourmet lunch is included on the tour.  You will be able to visit tasting rooms, meet the wine makers themselves, tour the wineries, take in the gorgeous scenery … (1 comments)

ventura county homes: Quick and Easy Energy Savers - 03/01/12 04:25 AM
Reducing the energy you use in your Ventura County home helps save you money while reducing the strain on our planet's resources.  Even small changes can make a big difference in the long run.  But where do you begin?  It's simple with these quick and easy energy savers.
Get rid of your old incandescent lightbulbs.  Replacing a 60-watt incandescent bulb with a more energy-efficient CFL (compact fluorescent lamp) bulb can save 85 kWh per bulb per year.  Think about all the lightbulbs you use in your home.  That savings can add up quickly.  Some CFLs (like the Philips brand) can last up to 25 times longer … (2 comments)

ventura county homes: A Good Marketing Plan is Key to Selling Your Ventura Home - 10/20/11 06:27 AM
Trying to sell your Ventura County home?  In today's economic climate, that may seem like a superhuman task.  But, it's not.  A good marketing plan is key to selling your Ventura home.  With a little work and planning, you can have a successful home sale. 
Over the years, The Z Team has cultivated a marketing plan that optimizes your Ventura home's assets and gives you the most exposure.  The first step is to evaluate your home's condition to determine if any repairs or adjustments (including home staging suggestions) need to be made so that your home makes the best first impression possible.  It is important … (1 comments)

ventura county homes: Five Quick Water-Saving Tips - 08/18/11 06:42 AM
Living in the dry Southern California climate, we are all too aware of how important it is to save water whenever possible.  Ventura County is just one of the areas in Southern California that experiences drought-like conditions.  You can do your part to help conserve water by following these five quick water-saving tips:
Watering Your Lawn - Don't water during the hottest part of the day.  Turn your sprinklers on at the very beginning of the day or the very end of the day to retain the most moisture.  The Ventura County heat can quickly evaporate water, leaving your plants and … (4 comments)

ventura county homes: 2011 Ventura County Fair - 07/21/11 06:45 AM
It's almost that time of year, my friends.  The 2011 Ventura County Fair takes place this year from August 3rd to the 14th.  This year's theme is "Bounty of the County" in celebration of everything Ventura County has to offer its residents and visitors.
In addition to the carnival rides, games and food, there is a wide assortment of some amazing live entertainment.  All entertainment is included in the purchase price of your Ventura County Fair admission ticket.  Some of the entertainment scheduled for this year's Ventura County Fair includes:
August 3 & 4, 6pm - Motorsports (needs an additional ticket purchase of $5 per adult, … (3 comments)

ventura county homes: Rookie Mistakes Sellers Make - 07/07/11 05:29 AM
Buying your first home is a huge decision to make.  On the other hand, so is selling your first home.  It takes just as much work to sell a Ventura County home as it does to buy one.  The process can feel pretty overwhelming sometimes.  To help alleviate some of the pressure, here is a list of rookie mistakes sellers make.  Keep them in mind when you sell your Ventura home and you'll have a much more successful transaction.
Overestimating the Value of Your Home - The most traffic your home is likely to see will be within the first two to … (3 comments)

ventura county homes: JUST REDUCED! 1216 Manzanita Dr, Santa Paula, CA - 04/08/11 06:37 AM
The Oaks of Santa Paula … (1 comments)

ventura county homes: Ways to Save for a Down Payment - 04/07/11 06:24 AM
Are you interested in taking advantage of the low interest rates, excellent inventory and great home prices available in Ventura County by purchasing a home?  You know that you can handle the monthly mortgage payment.  Most real estate experts recommend that you put 20% of the purchase price down on a new mortgage.  Here are a few ways to save for a down payment so you can get your own piece of the American dream:
Budget - Get a realistic look at where your money is being spent on a daily basis and where you can cut expenses to add more … (0 comments)

ventura county homes: 2011 Ojai WordFest - 03/17/11 05:22 AM
Beginning this Saturday, March 19th and continuing through Sunday, March 27th, the 2011 Ojai WordFest is here!  In an effort to encourage creativity with words and to highlight the talented authors living in the area, the Ojai WordFest is comprised of more than 100 events over the entire 9-day event.  A few of the events scheduled during the 2011 Ojai WordFest include:
Street Book Fair (323 E Matilia St) - Saturday, March 19, 10am to 4pm.  Free to the public.  Includes book signings by local authors.
Master Class of Writers - March 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27, various times, various prices.  Teachers … (1 comments)

ventura county homes: Ventura County Recycling Program - 01/06/11 10:07 AM
Is one of your New Year's Resolutions to try to reduce your carbon footprint?  One of the best ways to do this is to recycle.  Many cities within Ventura County have recycling programs included with regular trash pickup.  However, you may not know what is recyclable and what isn't.  Here's a list of recycling centers that are part of the Ventura County Recycling Program:
Free Ventura County Collection ProgramsAll facilities in this list accept household, pool and garden chemicals, pesticides, car and household batteries, fluorescent light tubes, paint, solvents, motor oil and medication (not controlled substances).  These facilities will not explosives, ammunition, … (0 comments)

 
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