The roots of Oxnard history begin on the fertile plain of western Ventura County. A century after the Native Chumash were interrupted by the Spanish Mission system, the rancho period that followed was slow to develop on the Oxnard Plain. By the late 19th century, groups of newcomers from Europe, Latin America, and the post-Civil War states began settling on the agricultural terrain. After experimenting with various dry crops, the introduction of the cash crop of sugar beets brought about the next wave of emigration from Asia, as well as a steady flow of emigrants from the Latin countries. As Oxnard has grown, so has its diverse population and the contributions from the many residents who have made this area their home for generations. Legendary Locals of Oxnard offers a glimpse of some of these individuals.Gary became a consultant, providing services in property management and maintenance, special event planning, and ... the Ventura County Cultural Heritage Board, Downtown Oxnard Merchants Association, Oxnard Downtown Managementanbsp;...
|Title||:||Legendary Locals of Oxnard|
|Author||:||Jeffrey Wayne Maulhardt|
|Publisher||:||Arcadia Publishing - 2013|