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By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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We all know that Northern California's Napa Valley offers some of the country's best award-winning wine. But did you know that great wine is grown right here in Ventura County as well? Come celebrate the best that California's Central Coast has to offer at the 2018 Ojai Wine Festival.What: 2018 O...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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When you hear the word "art", what's the first thing to come to your mind? Paintings? Pottery? Photos? "Art" encompasses a variety of mediums. Yes, paintings, pottery, and art offer wonderful examples of art. But, so do music, mosaics, dance, jewelry, and others. During First Fridays Ventura even...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Since 1970, April 22nd has become the one day of the year to officially focus on how our actions impact the environment. The hope is that people take these eco-friendly lifestyle tips and incorporate them into their everyday lives for the other 364 days of the year. While April 22nd falls on Sund...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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This Sunday, April 1st, is Easter. So, it seems appropriate that the Ventura Spring Fair 2018 hops into town this weekend. You'll find everything you could ever want in a county fair with a definite spring flare added for good measure.What: Ventura Spring Fair 2018 Where: Ventura Fairgrounds When...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Where has this year gone? New Year's Day. President's Day. Valentine's Day. They've all come and gone already. The next holiday on the docket? St Patrick's Day. And this year, it takes place on a Saturday. So, you know there'll be some celebrating taking place around Ventura County. For a more fa...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Over the past two decades, beekeepers the world over noticed a serious decline in the world's bee population. Since 2006, the commercial bee population decreased 40% in the United States alone. In the UK, they've dwindled by 45% since 2010. Why should we care? Not only do they produce honey, but ...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Did you know that National Clam Chowder Day takes place on February 25th? It doesn't matter whether you're a fan of the traditional New England clam chowder (white) or prefer the tomatoey goodness of Manhattan clam chowder (red). At the Ventura Chowder Taste 2018 event, everyone gets to celebrate...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Selfie Spot at Ventura Harbor  For some reason today I found myself thnking about a wonderful weekend we spend at a resort at Ventura Harbor with our daughter, her husband and our 2 year-old granddaughter last August. We had a great time exploring the area around the harbor - to the delight of th...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sail the seven seas like they did back in the 1700s? No need to wonder anymore. The Ventura Harbor Tall Ships 2018 sail into town next month for a three week educational stop. Take advantage of this opportunity to step back in time aboard the sailin...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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In the first week of December, several fires broke out throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, including the Thomas Fire. Consequently, it feels as if the entire Southern California area has been set ablaze. As of this morning, the Thomas Fire was 45% contained and headed toward Montecito....

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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As if the Marine Corps wasn't cool enough. Since 1947, they've been collecting toys for underprivileged children during the holiday season. You can be a part of their efforts. But you must hurry. The Ventura Harbor Toys for Tots 2017 campaign ends December 10th. This ensures that all toys donated...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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When does the Christmas season start in your home? The day after Thanksgiving? Or when the official City tree gets lit up? If it's the latter, then you'll want to watch the Downtown Ventura Tree Lighting 2017 yourself on Friday, December 1st.What: Downtown Ventura Tree Lighting 2017Where: Mission...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Since our very first days as a nation, more than 40 million people have served in the military. These amazing men and women made incredible sacrifices to defend our country. They deserve our respect. To honor every person who played their part, the City hosts a Ventura Veterans Day Ceremony 2017 ...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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National Geographic released their list of the 25 Happiest Cities in the US. Guess what? We made the list. Yes, Ventura residents rank among the happiest in the entire United States. To be more specific, the entire Oxnard/Thousand Oaks/Ventura made the list.Ventura Residents Come in 20th Eight of...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Do you enjoy sipping a fine glass of wine while eating delicious food prepared by some of today's most talented chefs? Then you're going to want to get your tickets right now for the 2017 Ventura Food and Wine Experience. This year, visitors have the chance to actually meet Martha Stewart live an...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Only a few days left to summer, according to the calendar. But in sunny Southern California, we get to enjoy summer a little bit longer. Nothing goes better with summer time weather than a nice cold beer. Choose from some of the finest craft beers at the California Beer Festival Ventura 2017.What...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Last week, Ventura students headed back to school. Next Monday is Labor Day. While these events typically signal the end of summer, fun times roll on. Want proof? The Ventura Rock on the Dock 2017 concert series starts up this Saturday.What: Ventura Rock on the Dock 2017 Concert Series Where: Ven...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Smooching Harbor Seals in Ventura  We recently spent several days with our daughter, her husband, and our 26-month-old granddaughter in Ventura, a coastal town about 4 hours north of us. The hotel was right on the marina which provided a great place to walk and point out all the sights to our gra...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Ventura Farmers Market - A Riot of Colors  It's always fun to go to other farmers markets we aren't familiar with, especially in other parts of California. Today I seemed to be paying more attention to the many colors and snapping a few photos, to the extent I could while keeping watch over an in...

By Dave and Patricia Zumbrun
(The "Z" Team 4 RE, Inc.)
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Ventura County Fair Starts on Wednesday 12 days of good old-fashioned fun! The Ventura County Fair starts on Wednesday, August 2nd. Consider this your traditional family-fun fair. All of the old fashioned rides you would expect to find will be here. Although, this year there is a great new additi...

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