The Conejo Gold Rush

By J.H. Russell In this edition of Journal Flashback, we present a little nugget on a very short-lived gold rush in the Conejo…

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The Carnegie Library of Oxnard, Part 2: Post-War Growth and Outreach Programs

By Madeline Miedema In this Journal Flashback we continue with the second part of Madeline Miedema’s article on the Oxnard Public Library, published…

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Staging and Stations on the Santa Clara

Edited by Grant W. Heil This month’s Journal Flashback presents an account of taking a stagecoach from Ventura, through the Santa Clara Valley,…

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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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