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Brett Cunningham honors the roots of fallen trees at BC West Creek.

here is proof of an afterlife. For beautiful old trees, anyway. You’ll find it at BC West Creek Gallery in Casitas Springs, where trees that would have otherwise met a...

Jeff Hull, the owner, designer and driving force behind Jeff Hull Custom Boats in Ventura, is as relentless as the waves his custom boats are designed to ride. Every...

Ranch, Refined

By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer | Photos by Mathew Broughton This is my favorite view,” says Jill Cox, standing on the porch just off her living room and gesturing toward...

March 2021 Short list

CLASSICAL CONCERTS ON THE HILL: SVETLANA SMOLINA AND GULIA GUREVICH Through March 28 | ONLINE  Classical Concerts on the Hill presents Svetlana Smolina, pianist, with violinist Gulia Gurevich in a...

Wheel of Fortune: Ceramicist Nate Pidduck finds his element in clay

It all started with a mug. Santa Paula-based potter Nate Pidduck recalled the seemingly inauspicious moment that set him on his life’s path. “Around 2003, while on a road trip to...

Life’s a beach for Ventura Surf Shop’s Mignonne and Blinky Hubina.

by Alex Wilson  |  Photos by Luis Chavez   Ventura husband and wife team who own a legendary downtown surf shop craft surfboards and artwork inspired by the ocean and community. Mignonne...