Children celebrate at the Montalvo Hill Park opening, 2008.

Ventura is indeed the “City of Good Fortune” with its surrounding mountains, miles of uncrowded beaches and mild year-round climate. The City’s Parks Division is proud of its numerous historical sites, bike paths and parks, many featuring magnificent views and several located right on the beachfront.
FREE Household Hazardous Waste collection events: City of Ventura residents and small businesses are encouraged to visit these monthly events and take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of HHW items properly -- and avoid the risks associated with stockpiling hazardous waste (such as home fires associated with improper storage.)
El Niño Preparedness Information The City of Ventura and Ventura County are preparing for an El Niño weather system this winter.  Residents are encouraged to be prepared by planning ahead.   El Niño is characterized by unusually warm ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific and may have important consequences for weather and climate around the globe. In general, El Niño may result in increased precipitation across California. Please visit the Rea
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