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Celebrating America’s Birthday

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013

Today, July 4, 2013, we celebrate America’s 237th birthday. Here is the Totally Local VC list of things to do.

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Dinner At The Garden 2013 Photo Gallery

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013

Photos from Totally Local VC’s Dinner At The Garden held in July 2013 at the Hartley Botanical Garden.

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Posted by on May 31, 2013

People grounded by integrity, responsibility, compassion and forgiveness tend to create not only successful organizations but also lives.

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Birds Of A Feather

Posted by on May 21, 2013

As a child, my favorite bird was the pelican. In Ancient Egypt they symbolized protection in death and the afterlife. Read more on the pelican in history.

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Main Course California: Catering Sustainable Local Food

Posted by on May 19, 2013

Main Course California is an award-wining caterer based in Ventura. Get to know Rachel Main and learn about her company.

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Posted by on May 15, 2013

“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life…” Read the full text of Charles R. Swindoll’s famous quote.

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Did You Know… ? Beer Revolution

Posted by on May 4, 2013

Did you know… that Winchesters Grill in Ventura was once a print shop? Or that Ventura County is becoming the home-brew capital of America? Read on.

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Did You Know… ? Cut Flowers

Posted by on May 3, 2013

Did you know… that Ventura is credited as the originator of America’s commercial cut flower industry? Learn how Theodosia Shepherd started a revolution.

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Did You Know… ? Progressive Land Management

Posted by on May 1, 2013

Did you know… that inorganic farming methods were widely practiced until a just few years ago?

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Winchester’s: More Than A Great Steakhouse – A Slice Of Ventura History

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013

A long-abandoned building turned into a much-loved staple in the heart of downtown Ventura. Here’s the story of how Winchester’s Grill & Saloon came to be.

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Did You Know… ? Local Farming

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013

Did you know… that about 1/3 of all US farms are located within metropolitan areas? Learn more fun facts and where to find local Farmers’ Markets and CSAs.

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