Friday, December 3, 2021

New Construction

Downtown Garage Construction Resumes, Residents Unhappy

After a long delay due to COVID-19, workers have begun construction at City Center parking garage once again. The structure is estimated to cost nearly 20 million dollars and will have paid parking places available for drivers in the...

Mudslide Clears Out Vacant Development Project

A mudslide occurred late Sunday night after a series of heavy rain storms in the region. The disaster site was a construction area for a housing development project. The construction crew had already finished work for the day, so...

Petition Circulating Opposing New Apartment Complex

A petition asking the city council to halt plans for a new, 10 story apartment complex in Santa Barbara has gained nearly 700 signatures over the past two weeks. Some residents plan to join next month’s city council meeting...

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Making magic at Ventura’s Bank of Italy Cocktail Trust

Misty Orman and Brandon Ristaino are putting the “Italy” back into their new bar, the Bank of Italy Cocktail Trust. The bar is located in the heart of downtown Ventura and first opened up its doors back in March....

Ventura Journal’s Guide for small businesses relief grants

For small businesses and restaurants within the Ventura County area, the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program, Restaurant Revitalization Fund and the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant are now accepting new applications.California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program On April...

Timbre Books to host first Indie Bookstore Day

Timbre Books in midtown Ventura is hosting it’s very first Indie Bookstore Day this Saturday, April 24th. The retailer, which opened in October of last year, is celebrating the event with some limited-edition merchandise, free prints with each purchase,...