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Articles by James Scolari

About James Scolari

James Scolari is a writer and photographer. Though his seedling sprouted in other soil, after transplanting to the Gold Coast it has flourished and bears fruit in Ventura throughout the seasons. Late of local print journalism, Scolari edits TLVC content for publication and offers odds and ends from his own pen. He's also a staffer and advocate for Ventura's Rubicon Theatre, and teaches his own brand of image-making in the ongoing Mind's Eye photo workshops. Check out his website at

Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012

With Sandbox Coffeehouse, Ventura’s Todd Ryzow invites us to slow down and savor a slice of café life.

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All’s Fair In Love And Gourds

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011

Dinner At the Pumpkin Patch wraps up the 2011 TLVC dining series with a bang.

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Splendid Fungus Among Us

Posted by on Aug 29, 2011

The California Mushroom Farm is Ventura’s largest employer and, contrary to popular belief, isn’t very stinky at all.

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And A Good Time Was Had By All

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011

TLVC’s “Dinner At the City” offered the locavore’s dream, and a bit of something for everyone.

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