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Harbor Businesses Win Top Honors in Best of Ventura County Contest

Nine Channel Islands Harbor businesses scored top honors in the VC Reporter’s 33rd annual Best of Ventura County contest. The VC Reporter asked readers to take a poll and rate their top choices in more than 200 categories, which included local business, professional services, and places to visit. More than 10,000 people participated in the…

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Director’s Message: Pushing Forward on Improvement

So, it has been about six weeks now since I settled into the saddle, and it has been very eventful.  I have been fortunate to meet many passionate residents and stakeholders in and around the Harbor.  I continue to stress that we in the Harbor Department recognize the issues and challenges around the Harbor, and…

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Ventura County Harbor Patrol Better Equipped to Respond to Oil Spills

Ventura County’s Harbor Patrol is now better equipped to respond to large scale oil spills thanks to a $35,000 grant awarded by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The grant, awarded in May 2018, provided funds for the Harbor Department to purchase an equipment trailer, oil response containment booms, absorbent booms and pads, anchors,…

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Tattooed and Tenacious: Inked Women in California’s History

Explore the rich and surprising history of women and tattoos in California by visiting the Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s latest exhibit. The exhibit, called Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California History, will open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 2 at the Museum, located at 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard…

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3rd Annual Oxnard Jazz Festival

The will be held this weekend from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Oxnard Beach Park, just north of the Channel Islands Harbor. There is sure to be a lot of attendees, so parking might be a challenge. Fortunately, there is ample parking and a shuttle running from the Harbor…

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Channel Islands Harbor Earns TripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence

Channel Islands Harbor has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The achievement celebrates businesses and destinations that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. This marks the second year in a row the Harbor has received the award. Ventura County owns and operates 310 acres comprising the Channel Islands Harbor.…

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