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Head to Ventura for a beach-lover’s paradise full of sun, sand and surf. Even if you’re not frolicking in the waves, this ocean community north of Los Angeles offers the perfect getaway full of unique dining and entertainment experiences. Ventura Music Hall This new music venue aims to bring major musical acts to an intimate space. Enjoy live music of all genres while chowing down on local craft food and drinks for an authentic taste...


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