The Boom of 87

By John Montgomery The great Boom of the Eighties reached Ventura County late (in 1886) but peaked along with the rest of southern…

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The Telephone Comes To Ventura

By Gary Simpson Journal Flashback presents “The Telephone Comes to Ventura,” a snapshot of the evolution of telephone services in the county. While…

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Bill Soo Hoo: Mayor of Oxnard

By Linda Bentz We present another Journal Flashback! In this excerpt from the 2011 quarterly titled “Hidden Voices: The Chinese in Ventura County”…

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Frenchie

By Karen Jones Dowty Little is visible from the Ventura County coastline in the gray month of June. An occasional boat or gull…

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