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When Governor Newsom lifted the mask mandate last week, Californians rejoiced. Residents and visitors to Ventura get to enjoy local events like Steel Drum Saturdays and Live Music Sundays without any face coverings. And with temperatures beginning to heat up, that makes it even more pleasant. Las...
06/21/2021
Last month, Governor Newsom said that he expected to lift the mandatory mask mandate in California on June 15th (just eight days from today). However, he may require workers to continue to wear masks under certain circumstances. Fortunately, outdoor events appear to be OK. Last month's Open Air S...
06/07/2021
The CDC recently released their latest mask guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals. However, Governor Newsom has not released an update to California's mask guidelines as of yet. So, some businesses may require you to wear a mask when you enter. Even so, our beautiful sunny weather makes it ...
05/17/2021
Buying your first house may leave you feeling overwhelmed. Before you search for a Ventura home you love, you must find a real estate agent you trust, save for a down payment and closing costs, get approved for a loan, and make sure you are ready for the first year of homeownership. The CalHFA he...
04/30/2021
It seems like we battle wildfires here in California every single year. Our dry weather makes us vulnerable to these. Now that temperatures have begun to warm up, our chances of wildfires increases. To help protect your Ventura home as well as those of your neighbors, the City created a Ventura F...
04/19/2021
Today's Ventura homebuyer looks for a good home office space (among other things) inside a property. But they also appreciate a nice outdoor living area. After all, being stuck inside our homes for most of 2020 really showed us that we need as much space as possible. Thankfully, Southern Californ...
04/05/2021
This global pandemic forced companies to make some changes in order to stay in business. For restaurants, it meant upping their "take out" game and moving some tables outside. For shops, it meant limiting the number of patrons allowed inside and requiring masks. Entertainment venues felt a huge h...
03/15/2021
March is Ventura Mermaid Month. Mermaids fill a special place in the hearts of those in Ventura Harbor Village. All month long, visitors enjoy a variety of fun mermaid-related activities as well as special discounts on merchandise and food. Of course, all businesses and activities follow COVID-19...
03/01/2021
It feels like there is a holiday for just about anything. Did you celebrate National Cuddle Up Day (January 6th), Step in the Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day (January 11th), or Squirrel Appreciation Day (January 21st)? Yesterday was not only Valentine's Day but also National Cream-Filled Choco...
02/15/2021
The global pandemic affected millions of lives. Some businesses closed for good. Some people found themselves furloughed with nowhere to go. Even non-profit organizations scrambled to find donors because so many people (and businesses) struggled to get by. Many non-profits found themselves gettin...
02/01/2021
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