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A landscape for all seasons

By Alex Wilson  |  Photos by Luis Chavez journey to England provided inspiration for an Oxnard family to replace their backyard lawn with a more natural and seasonal meadow-style garden. Catherine...

Carving Out a Life

By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer Photos by Luis Chavez Mike Adams of Santa Paula Craftsman did something many of us only dream about: He left his corporate job to follow his...

Quaint to contemporary

By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer  |  Photos by Luis Chavez The small-town charm of Santa Paula can be felt most prominently in its downtown district. Main Street is lined with...

Neighbors to the North

By Karen Lindell Santa Barbara County’s geography is weird. Which is probably why its wines taste so wonderful. The region’s mountains run east to west rather than north to south, with...

Short List

ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC ISLAND PACKERS EXCURSIONS Through August | Ventura and Oxnard Island Packers is in operation and running trips to Channel Islands National Park...

Beyond the Buzz

by Emily Dodi Ojai’s Flying Embers finds a healthy beer alternative with hard kombucha. My wife and kids were evacuated,” Bill Moses says. “I remember the smoke was coming in. The...