History, Travel, Ventura County

Classic pickups: Murphy Auto Museum showcases American trucks in new exhibit

Nothing is more quintessentially American, at least in the car world, than a pickup truck. Farmers and tradespeople were once the primary drivers of pickups, but today they are widely used as everything from rugged off-roaders to family vehicles. Pickups have quite a history, and car enthusiasts (and even those who know nothing about them),… Read More Classic pickups: Murphy Auto Museum showcases American trucks in new exhibit

History, People, Travel, Ventura County

Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts in Ojai celebrates a ‘Rose’

“I owe it all to art books, chocolates, and young men,” artist Beatrice Wood would often tell visitors at her Ojai studio about the secret to her longevity. It was 20 years ago that Wood, one of Ojai’s most intriguing and beloved residents,  passed away on March 12, 1998 at the age of 105 years… Read More Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts in Ojai celebrates a ‘Rose’