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Most Recent Articles

Lucky Food For Ringing In The New Year

Posted by on Dec 29, 2021

Many cultures believe that eating certain foods on New Year’s Day will bring you good luck and prosperity. And that there are also some foods to avoid.

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Give the Gift of Local

Posted by on Nov 29, 2021

By shopping locally for your holiday gifts, you’ll show some love to both that special someone and our community. Here are 32 great gift ideas for you.

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Did You Know… ? Christmas Trees

Posted by on Nov 26, 2021

Did you know… that the first decorated Christmas Tree was in Riga, Latvia in 1510? We prepared a great list of LOCAL CHRISTMAS TREE LOTS to go along with a brief history of the Christmas tree.

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Did You Know… National Happy Hour Day

Posted by on Nov 4, 2021

Did you know… that “Happy Hour” began as an event in the military? It is believed that the term comes from events organized for the US Navy in 1913. Here’s the whole story.

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Did You Know… ? California Pumpkins

Posted by on Oct 15, 2021

Did you know… that California ranks second in production of pumpkins in the US? Learn more and also check out our list of local pumpkin patches.

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A Holiday CD to Benefit the Local Love Project

Posted by on Nov 7, 2020

Get your copy now to enjoy local Ventura County musicians performing classic holiday tunes. Proceeds fund the continuing relief efforts of the Local Love Project.

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Did You Know… ? Jungleland USA

Posted by on Aug 27, 2020

Did you know… that Jungleland USA was located on the current site of The Thousand Oaks City Hall/Civic Arts Plaza? Louis Goebel opened his animal park in 1926 as a support facility for Hollywood. Here’s the whole story.

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Did You Know… ? Hidden Valley Ranch

Posted by on Aug 22, 2020

Did you know… that Ranch Dressing was developed on a local ranch? Learn more about what happened at the Hidden Valley Ranch.

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Put Your Money Where Your Food Is – Our Eat Local Resource List

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020

Here are some easy ways that we can support our hard-hit local businesses as we emerge from the pandemic restrictions.

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Coronavirus Assistance Resources List

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020

We have compiled a list of assistance resources that may be of use to you during the COVID-19 pandemic. The list includes national, state and Ventura County information as well as where you can find local assistance of all sorts.

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Ventura County Ag Week 2020

Posted by on Jan 11, 2020

Join us for Ventura County Ag Week, March 9-15. We’ve got a whole week’s worth of ag-related education and fun prepared for you as we celebrate our local Farmers and Ranchers.

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