Introduction of Ventura
City and port in Ventura county on the Pacific Ocean,62 mi WNW of Los Angeles, SW California.Founded by Father JunРЅpero Serra in 1782, it grew uparound a Franciscan mission for Chumash Indians.At the start of the 20th century the city was an oilproducer and a large citrus grower. It is now a centerof electronic and medical research.

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