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The Drought: A Slow-Motion Disaster

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014

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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Hug A Farmer #2: Progressive Land Management

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013

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

Posted by on Dec 22, 2013

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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The Hometown Advantage

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013

Local First. The purchasing policies of cities, schools, universities, hospitals, etc. should be about supporting local from within. How local are you?

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Let’s Call It “Green Friday”

Posted by on Nov 29, 2013

As this holiday shopping season ramps up, let’s start a new locally-based tradition: how about we call our big shopping days “Green Friday” and “Shop Local Saturday.

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Giving Thanks On A Local Level

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013

Thanksgiving. There really is no better way to give thanks than to reach out and help those in need. Here’s how.

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Ventura City Hall – History And Dinner

Posted by on Jul 9, 2013

It’s Ventura City Hall’s 100th anniversary. Learn about its history and architecture and join us there at our Dinner At The City event on July 18th.

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Celebrating America’s Birthday

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013

Today, July 4, 2013, we celebrate America’s 237th birthday. Here is the Totally Local VC list of things to do.

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