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Not Just Another Tequila Sunrise

By on Feb 3, 2014 | Comments Off on Not Just Another Tequila Sunrise

Award-winning Ventura County beverage makers Ventura Limoncello and Tequila Alquimia combined to produce two memorable concoctions. Here's their story.

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The Drought: A Slow-Motion Disaster

By on Jan 31, 2014 | 3 comments

Though seemingly commonplace, droughts are a natural disaster with real consequences. Signs of the drought’s impact are already showing up here.

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Did You Know… ? China Alley

By on Jan 13, 2014 | 2 comments

Did you know… that the Chinese played a large role in Ventura’s history? Here's a snippet of that history and what Ventura has done to celebrate it.

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Beauty And The Media Beast

By on Jan 12, 2014 | Comments Off on Beauty And The Media Beast

Growing up, I was not one of the attractive girls. Like so many, I endured teasing, taunting and bullying from, sadly, other girls. So what can we do now?

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The Magic of Mother Nature

By on Jan 2, 2014 | Comments Off on The Magic of Mother Nature

How far has your food traveled? What vitamin is prevalent in winter vegetables? How to you know what food is in-season? We answer these and more questions.

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Did You Know… ? Los Padres National Forest

By on Dec 29, 2013 | Comments Off on Did You Know… ? Los Padres National Forest

Did you know… that Ventura County is hemmed in by a national forest? And it's big!

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Hug A Farmer #2: Progressive Land Management

By on Dec 23, 2013 | 1 comment

Progressive Land Management's Mike Mobley is interviewed by Kat Merrick. Learn how their grove management services help ranches, the land and our community.

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Institution Ales and Spicetopia: Keeping It Totally Local

By on Dec 22, 2013 | Comments Off on Institution Ales and Spicetopia: Keeping It Totally Local

Take a local brewery, add a dash of a retail spice shop, blend with Totally Local VC and what do you get? Happy customers! Here's the wonderful story.

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