The wooden Rincon Parkway, Ventura, California, circa 1910s —

It may seem an odd way to build a road, but back in the 1910s when we were still figuring out this whole idea of motoring around the countryside, a wooden parkway probably wasn’t so crazy. This is the Rincon Parkway, which formed part of California’s State Route 1 – the glorious coastal drive between […]

The wooden Rincon Parkway, Ventura, California, circa 1910s —


One of Downtown Ventura’s espresso bars is much more than just a coffee shop… If you’re looking for a cozy and trendy coffee shop to stop at while walking in Downtown Ventura, Palermo is a perfect choice. Palermo, which has been open since 2001 is a staple to the community with its inviting atmosphere. I […]…

Top 5 Nature Walks and Hikes in Ventura — VC Social

Ventura Beach Bike Trail Easy San Buenaventura State Beach is a great place to park the car and get the most out of this stretch of coastline. You’ll encounter the pier with Beach House Tacos and Madewest Brewery (highly recommend). You’ll pass by a newly renovated playground for the kids, the iconic surfers point lookout […]…

J.K. Mondol – Mondol Real Estate

DRE#00855824 COMFORT REAL ESTATE SERVICES “I have been selling and developing real estate in Southern California for over 40 years. Along with co-founding and operating Pacific Rim Realtors and Pacific Rim Commercial, the largest independent real estate chain in Ventura County for over a dozen years, I have also been fortunate to assist many luxury…

Pacific Coast Highway: Emma Wood State Beach — Dan Stiel Fotografie

Emma Wood State Beach is located along Pacific Coast Highway between Santa Barbara and Ventura. The area is a favorite destination for swimming, surfing and fishing. Catches include perch, bass, cabezon and corbina. We’re looking north towards Dulah, Solimar Beach, Mondo’s Beach, and Faria Beach. The park is named for Emma Grubb Wood, who owned […]

Pacific Coast Highway: Emma Wood State Beach — Dan Stiel Fotografie