A Guide to Search Results for "Ventura"
The search term "Ventura" is a Spanish word that translates into English as "luck." However, for English-speakers in the United States, Ventura is primarily a geographic reference to one of three localities: the City and/or County of Ventura in Southern California, the City of Ventura in Cerro Gourdo County, Iowa, or the City of Ventura, Florida. Of these three locations, the California city of Ventura, known officially as the City of San BuenaVentura, is much more prominent than the cities in Iowa and Florida. The California city of Ventura was established in 1782 as Mission San BuenaVentura, one of the Spanish Missions in the California Mission System. In addition to being a geographic reference to various cities and counties, Ventura Boulevard is the name of a prominent business corridor at the south end of the San Fernando Valley in the city and county of Los Angeles, California. Moreover, there are many prominent businesses that use Ventura as a brand name even though they have no connection whatsoever to any of the geographic locales called Ventura.
Are you looking for portals and Web directories for "Ventura," California?
A comprehensive regional portal with original content covering all areas of interest to visitors.
- Ventura Visitor's and Convention Bureau
Ventura's official city tourism site featuring information about hotels, restaurants and events.
- Yahoo! Directory - Ventura County, California
A comprehensive collection of annotated links.
Are you looking for law and government Web sites in "Ventura," California?
City of Ventura, California
Official City Hall Web site.
County of Ventura, California
Official Web site.
- Ventura County Superior Court
General information about the court and its services, featuring FAQs and legal self-help forms and information.
Ventura County Sheriff's Department
Maintains the Ventura County Jail system and provides law enforcement services to the citizens of Ventura County.
- Ventura County District Attorney
Representing the people of Ventura County in criminal proceedings and offering advice and assistance to crime victims and consumers.
Ventura County Bar Association
Established in the early 1940s, currently has over 1,000 lawyer members.
- Ventura County Air Pollution District (VCAPCD)
Formed in 1968 in response to an air pollution study identifying Ventura County as having a severe air quality problem, and staffed by over sixty employees including inspectors, engineers, planners, technicians, and support staff.
- Ventura County Fire Department
Provides a full range of fire protection services within the unincorporated areas of Ventura County and within the incorporated cities of Ojai, Port Hueneme, Moorpark, Camarillo, Simi Valley, and Thousand Oaks.
Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office
Originally established in 1987 as the Ventura Endangered Species Recovery Office for the California condor and southern sea otter, and becoming a fully functioning Fish & Wildlife Office in 1993 responsible for the coastal counties from Santa Cruz County south to western Los Angeles County, the desert portions of Los Angeles, Kern, and San Bernardino counties, Inyo County, and Mono County south of Conway Summit.
- Area Housing Authority, County of Ventura
Dedicated to being a catalyst for opportunities and assistance to people in need of affordable housing through partnerships with the communities that it serves.
Ventura County Health Care Agency
Providing health care services to the residents of Ventura County, including indigents and the mentally ill, as well as programs related to drug and alcohol abuse and coordination of emergency services.
Information about drunk driving laws, Ventura DUI attorney and legal procedures in Ventura County, California.
Commentary on the defects, fallacies and Constitutional damage of the "war on drunk driving".
Are you looking for newspapers in "Ventura," California?
Local news, weather, sports, events.
- Los Angeles Times - Ventura County
Ventura County Reporter
A weekly newspaper with a circulation of over 35,0000 and a readership of nearly 85,000, a member of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.
Are you looking for schools, colleges, and universities in "Ventura," California?
- Ventura County Office of Education
Administration and directory guide to the 21 school districts, 3 community colleges, and four year university in the County of Ventura.
- Ventura Unified School District
Providing preschool, K through 12, and adult education.
- VCCCD.Net - Ventura County Community College District
A partner in the 108-campus California Community College system, operating Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura colleges.
Are you looking for information about business and commerce in "Ventura," California?
- Ventura Chamber of Commerce
Business resources, business directory, community and visitor information.
- Ventura Harbor Village
A unique harbor-side shopping center located across from the beach in Ventura Harbor, a short walk away from the Channel Islands National Park Visitor's Center.
APICS Ventura County
Local chapter of the international educational society for resource management, formerly known as the American Production and Inventory Control Society.
- Ventura County Coastal Association of REALTORS
Find homes, condos, townhouses, and other real estate listings for sale, home buying help, and REALTORS to help to manage it all.
Are you looking for travel and transportation to, in, and around "Ventura," California?
- Ventura County Transportation Commission
Complete trip planning resources and transportation information, including trip planners, traffic conditions report and information about ride sharing, bikes, buses, trains, and planes.
Are you looking for libraries and museums in "Ventura," California?
The Ventura County Library
A system of sixteen libraries, one each in the Ventura County cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, Port Hueneme, and Simi Valley, three in the city of Ventura, and six in the unincorporated areas of Ventura County (El Rio, Meiners Oaks, Oak Park, Oak View, Piru and Saticoy).
Are you looking for information about the weather or environment in "Ventura," California?
- Weather Underground - Ventura, California
Free, real-time online weather information, including current weather and pollution conditions, extended forecasts, and astronomical information. Featuring personal weather stations and extensive maps and graphs.
- CERES - Information by Geographic Area for Ventura County
Extensive and comprehensive information about the environment and physical geography of Ventura County.
Are you looking for non-commercial organizations in "Ventura," California?
- Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF)
A family of charitable funds established in 1987 by citizens who care deeply about strengthening the community, preserving and expanding its cultural resources, and helping those in need.
- Ventura County Astronomical Society (VCAS )
A nonprofit association with members from the Ventura and Los Angeles areas.
- Boy Scouts of America, Ventura County Council
Chartered in 1921, dedicated to providing an educational program for boys and young adults to build character, to train in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and to develop personal fitness.
- Humane Society of Ventura County
In operation since 1932, a no-kill shelter dedicated to promoting humane care and protection of animals.
- Ventura County Genealogical Society
A non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of genealogy and public education.
- American Red Cross of Ventura County
A humanitarian organization providing relief to victims of disaster and helping people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
- Ventura County Potters Guild
A non-profit guild of professional and recreational potters and ceramicists promoting ceramic art and craft in the Ventura area.
Ventura County Search and Rescue
A team of volunteers who respond to wilderness emergencies in Ventura County.
- Al-Anon and Alateen Family Groups of Ventura County, California
a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems.
- The Ventura County Rose Society
Established in 1984, a non-profit Society, devoted to sharing knowledge about roses, rose culture, and the pleasure of rose gardening.
Are you looking for leisure, recreation, and entertainment opportunities in "Ventura," California?
A local chapter of a gay social club for "bears and their admirers" -- i.e., big, hairy men.
- The Majestic Ventura Theatre
A local venue for corporate and private events, fundraisers, and dinner banquets ranging from a capacity of 200 to 1,200 people.
- Santa Barbara Country Dance Society
Listings of dance instructors, regular dances, special dances, dance events, and dance locations.
- Ventura County National Adult Baseball Association
Home of the Ventura Indians, a competitive and recreational adult amateur baseball team.
Are you looking for Web sites covering "Ventura" Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley?
- Ventura Blvd on the Web
The cyberspace equivalent of Ventura Boulevard, hosting San Fernando Valley businesses on the fabled road between Calabasas and Universal City in the city and county of Los Angeles, California.
- Ventura Center for Healing
Offering colonic irrigation, nutritional counseling, reflexology, and various other alternative health care services. Located in Tarzana, California.
Are you looking for someone or something named "Ventura" that has nothing whatsoever to do with one of the geographic locales known as Ventura?
Artist Salvatore Ventura
Watercolor paintings relating to details of architecture.
- Ventura Motorcycle Accessories
Manufacturer of custom-made aerodynamic bike-pack motorcycle luggage systems and a range of light-guards. Specialists in soft motorcycle touring luggage and panniers.
Ventura Educational Systems
Educational technology products and K-12 software for schools, school districts, teachers, students and parents. Located in Grover Beach, California.
- IMDB.com - Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Comprehensive information about the cast and crew, reviews, plot summary, comments, and bulletin board discussion.
Nationwide manufacturer and distributor of selected food products.
- Ventura Customer Service Management
A provider of customer service management, CRM, outsourcing, and call centers in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Carol Ventura
Associate Professor of Art at Tennessee Technological University.
Ventura Bus Lines
Operating tours and charters throughout Victoria, Australia, and servicing Melbourne metropolitan bus services since 1924.
Ventura Transfer Company
The oldest bulk handling and transportation company in California, founded in the 1860s and named for the city where it began.
Ventura Web Design
Starting in Santa Barbara in 1997, transitionally located in Ventura County, now located in Las Vegas, Nevada, still servicing Yahoo! Store customers.