Channel Islands Harbor

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Channel Islands Farmers Market to Open on Wednesdays

Channel Islands Harbor residents and visitors seeking fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and other items at the Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market as an alternative to grocery stores are in luck. The market, historically open on Sundays, will now be open on Wednesdays from 1 p.m.to 5 p.m. starting in late October or early November. The…

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Dredging at Channel Islands Harbor Scheduled to Start in October 2020

Navigating the Channel Islands Harbor will continue to be safe and downcoast beaches will receive an influx of much-needed sand thanks to a dredging project that will soon be underway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is on schedule to start dredging the Channel Islands Harbor in mid-October 2020. Equipment will be staged at the…

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Sargent Town Planning To Facilitate Visioning Process at Channel Islands Harbor

The County of Ventura is pleased to announce that it has selected a distinguished team of urban planning consultants to lead a public visioning process for the future of Channel Islands Harbor, which is owned and operated by the County of Ventura. Senior Principal at Sargent Town Planning, David Sargent, said his team is honored…

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Harbor Beaches Will Be Closed July 3-6

Ventura County beaches – including Hollywood, Silver Strand, and Kiddie beaches – will be closed this holiday weekend from 5 a.m. on July 3 through July 6 at 5 a.m. to prevent crowding that results in the spread of COVID-19. To support this effort parking lots and restrooms will also be closed. “COVID-19 cases and…

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Reminder: 2020 Fireworks by the Sea Canceled this 4th of July

As a reminder, the annual Fireworks by the Sea fireworks show at the Channel Islands Harbor will not take place this Fourth of July. Ventura County Harbor Department Director Mark Sandoval said the cancellation of the show was related to funding shortfalls and the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision to cancel the show was made in…

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Fireworks by the Sea at Channel Islands Harbor Canceled

The annual Fireworks by the Sea Fourth of July fireworks show at the Channel Islands Harbor will not take place this year. The funding for the fireworks show and related police costs was in question due to the elimination of the City of Oxnard funding which covered roughly half the cost of the show, an…

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