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Did You Know… ? Ventura County Fair

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Did you know… that early Ventura County Fairs featured bullfights? The Ventura County Fair was established in 1875. Here is a bit of its history.

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Did You Know… ? Gluten Free

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Did you know… that “Gluten Free” got its start in Ventura County? Learn how it happened.

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Did You Know… ? The Scary Dairy

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Did you know… that the Camarillo State Mental Hospital also housed a working dairy? It came to be known as the Scary Dairy. Get all the spooky details here.

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Did You Know… ? Wildwood Park

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Did you know… that many Hollywood movies were filmed at Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks from the 1930s through the 1960s? Learn more about the history of this beautiful park.

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Did You Know… ? The Matilija Poppy

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Did you know… that the Matilija poppy is named after Chief Matilija of the Chumash Indian Tribe that lived in Ventura County?

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Did You Know… ? Raptors in Ventura County

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Did you know… that our skies were once filled with hawks, eagles, falcons and owls gliding over our hills and plains? But their numbers are dropping.

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Did You Know… ? Agromin Organic Materials Recycling

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Did you know… that California’s largest organic materials recycler is in Oxnard? Learn what happens after those green waste-recycling barrels get picked up.

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Did You Know… ? Ventura County Baseball

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Did you know… that Ventura County has a long and rich baseball history? Over 1,000 local athletes have played professional baseball.

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