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Ventura, California is located in Ventura County. Zip codes in Ventura, CA include 93007, 93005, and 93004. The median home price in Ventura is $515,000 which is roughly $309/per square foot. More Ventura information.

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Friday Aug 29 | The Heartland Institute

Judge Blocks Popular California Pension Reform Initiative

On August 4, California Judge Kent Kellegrew took the unusual step of removing a citizen's initiative from the ballot that would have dramatically reformed pensions for all future employees in Ventura County, California by moving them from a defined benefit pension to a defined contribution retirement.

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Friday Aug 29 | The Chronicle Herald

Laundry Love charity gives suds and hope to U.S. homeless

Homeless woman Jeanne Strickler, left, hugs her friends outside a laundromat before doing their laundry for free.

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Friday Aug 29 | The Reporter

Eddie Money's shakin' at the DeVille

To chat with Eddie Money is to be enlightened by perhaps one of rock's true road warriors.

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Friday Aug 29 | Pacific Business Times

After Ventura County court battle, pension tensions endure

Reformers spent tens of thousands of dollars on a proposed referendum to change Ventura County's public employee retirement system from a defined-benefit system to 401 -style system.

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Friday Aug 29 | Daily Reporter

Suds, faith found at California laundromat

Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ventura County Reporter

Picks of the Week - Happenings

VENTURA NATIONALS Friday, Aug. 29, through Sunday, Aug. 31. The annual Ventura Nationals return to the Fairgrounds with custom vehicles, handmade merchandise and artwork from local and national artists.

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Ventura County Reporter

Sound Check

Six-thirty p.m. is both an unusual and auspicious time to play live music that doesn't involve a church or a county fair.

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Ventura County Reporter

Summer Reading

What else is there left to say about the Beatles? It's a question that pops up with somewhat comforting regularity whenever any new minutiae about John, Paul, George and Ringo are unearthed, magnified and immortalized in book form.

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Ventura County Reporter

Note Worthy

If you like seeing the same bands perform all summer long at various events with festive titles then you are in luck.

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Ventura County Reporter

$7.5 billion water bond measure up for debate

California is in crisis mode with the drought, though it doesn't seem to be bothering too many people.

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Ventura County Reporter

Eye on the Environment

Report of a hillside dig Construction workers know to check for utilities before digging a large hole.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WaterWorld

APWA appoints president, names new, re-elected board members

The American Public Works Association , a not-for-profit organization seeking to develop and support the people, agencies and groups that plan, build, maintain, and improve communities, has elected Larry Stevens , P.E., PWLF, project director for the HR Green, Inc. in Johnston, Iowa, as president of the company.

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Raven working on new LP, touring w/ Night Demon (dates) +++ playing...

Forty years into their career, NWOBHM institution Raven will be touring this fall.

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ContactMusic.com

Rachel Bilson went 'glamping' for her birthday

Pregnant actress Rachel Bilson went 'glamping' with Hayden Christensen for her 33rd birthday at a luxurious campsite in Ventura, California over the weekend.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Packer

Alsum Farms inks deal with LinkFresh

Friesland, Wis.-based potato and onion grower-shipper Alsum will use Ventura, Calif.-based LinkFresh's Microsoft Dynamics software to handle forecast demand; sales and supply processing and logistics; mobile warehousing; quality control and traceability, according to a LinkFresh news release.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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New bike and traffic lanes opening on Highway 101

After years of debate, design and construction, new lanes on Highway 101 from Carpinteria to Ventura are about to open.

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Examiner.com

Captain Planet gardens

On September 2, 2014, the Captain Planet Foundation rolls out a new item for the classroom : Project Learning Garden a program.

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My Mother Lode

Accused former Ventura surgeon surrenders license

The Ventura County Star says as of Monday, Dr. Aria Omar Sabit can no longer practice medicine in the state.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Pacific Business Times

In their own words: Spirit of Small Business 2014 winners

The Pacific Coast Business Times' 2014 class of Spirit of Small Business winners were honored at an awards luncheon on Aug. 14, 2014 following the publication of a special edition on July 25, 2014.

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Ventura County Reporter

Taking PRIDE

Michael Dawson ran at a frantic pace on the grounds of City Hall last month during the Diversity Gala, a fundraiser and awards ceremony dedicated to Ventura's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community, hosted by the newly rebranded Diversity Collective.

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