As county fair nears, 4-H youths prepare for competition
Published 3/22/2013 at 5:07 p.m.
Club members of 4-H from across Ventura County took part in a practice run Saturday of their version of the Olympics.
Ventura County Fair attendance drops 6% this year
Updated 8/15/2012 at 5:28 p.m. 31 comments
Attendance at this years Ventura County Fair dropped about 6 percent from last year, fair officials said.
Youths enter sheep and goat costume contest at fair
Published 8/12/2012 at 7:08 p.m.
Ventura County Fair competitors lightened up in an animal costume contest on the last day of the fair.
Rodeo show lassos fans at Ventura County Fair
Published 8/11/2012 at 8:12 p.m.
With Sunday being the last day of the fair, rodeo shows are planned at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Off-key reporter seeks harmony with barbershop chorus
Published 8/11/2012 at 7:45 p.m. 1 comment
Reporter Tom Kisken can't sing, can't carry a melody, can't find harmony. Still, he takes a shot at singing with a barbershop chorus at the Ventura County Fair.
Ventura County Fair livestock auction pays off for animal owners
Published 8/10/2012 at 7:01 p.m. 18 comments
The livestock auction at the Ventura County Fair was lively Friday with 60 steer being auctioned off.
Tom at the Fair: Where lost earrings and cellphones come to live
Published 8/9/2012 at 8:08 p.m. 8 comments
The red jacket Homer Paulson lost on Tuesday was a Christmas present from his wife, Beverly. She died of cancer six years ago. It's a simple coat bearing the words "Oldsmobile Club of America." He had it tied around his ...
Dairy goats take center stage at Ventura County Fair
Published 8/9/2012 at 6:19 p.m.
The goat showmanship portion of the Ventura County Fair got a boost Thursday with the addition of a new breed of animal.
Breaking the ice and selling hot tubs at the fair
Published 8/8/2012 at 8:27 p.m. 3 comments
Sandwiched by booths that sell T-shirts for $20 and cool towels for the same price, or three for $50, Reporter Tom Kisken was going big. He was trying to sell hot tubs at the Ventura County Fair.
At Ventura County Fair, the shoe must go on
Published 8/8/2012 at 6:42 p.m.
Nearly 40 children submit decorated-shoe entries that will be displayed at the Youth Expo through the end of the Ventura County Fair.
Just a few Fair days left
Published 8/8/2012 at 2:59 p.m.
After Sunday, the lights of the Ventura County Fair will go out for another year. The livestock will be gone, too, sold today at Junior Livestock Auctions starting at 9 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
If you give a pig a cookie, it can fly around county fair track
Updated 8/7/2012 at 5:04 p.m.
By the time the first race of the day started at noon, the crowds Tuesday were several people deep around the All-Alaskan Racing Pigs track at the Ventura County Fair.
Cymballic gesture: Fair reporter marches to a strange beat
Updated 8/4/2012 at 7:04 p.m. 8 comments
Everyone else stepped with their left foot. I clambered forward on my right, a beat slow. Again.
Costumed bunnies get plenty of smiles at fair
Published 8/4/2012 at 4:27 p.m.
On Saturday morning, bunnies entered in the youth rabbit show and their owners were challenged to dress up and embody the Ventura County Fairs theme of "Rides, Ribbons and Rodeos."
Young people show off scarecrow skills at county fair
Published 8/3/2012 at 6:51 p.m.
For the first time, the annual scarecrow contest at the Ventura County Fair was hosted this year by the Youth Expo.
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