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Come Out and Play!: The great outdoors beckon from a historic home in Santa...

By  Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer | Photos by Viktor Budnik The Oaks in Santa Paula is a special community. A short drive from town along Highway 150, and just a...

Turtle Camp: Turtle Conservancy, Ojai

Photos courtesy of Manci Rasmussen Over the summer, from June 25 to July 2, the Turtle Conservancy invited middle school students from Los Angeles County and the surrounding areas to...

Burned but not Bowed: The Ventura Family Robinson rebuilds

By Mike Nelson | Photos by Viktor Budnik If they haven’t visited Marty and Tom Robinson’s Southwest Pueblo-style home in the foothills of northeast Ventura’s Ondulando neighborhood in, say, five...

“A community garden for all of Ventura County”: The past, present and future of...

By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer In the hillsides behind Ventura’s City Hall are several acres of natural paradise. A place where picturesque trails wind through a landscape filled with thousands...

Summer Fun: Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme treated kids to an incredible summer of fabulous activities. Cultural outings, educational talks and sports were all on...

Welcoming Fall

The heat and humidity that have made the last few weeks so uncomfortable finally seem to be abating. And while raindrops may or may not fall this weekend, I’m...