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?

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.
  • Ventura DUI Lawyers
    Information about drunk driving laws, Ventura DUI attorney and legal procedures in Ventura County, California.
  • DUI Blog
    Commentary on the defects, fallacies and Constitutional damage of the "war on drunk driving".

Are you looking for newspapers in "Ventura," California?

Are you looking for schools, colleges, and universities in "Ventura," California?

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?

Are you looking for non-commercial organizations in "Ventura," California?

Are you looking for leisure, recreation, and entertainment opportunities in "Ventura," California?

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.
  • Ventura Foods
    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.
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