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July 4, 2001 | GINGER ORR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jordan and Sandra Laby bought their first weekend home in Ventura 28 years ago, when a night out at the theater usually meant an hourlong drive. "When we moved to Ventura, one of the things we didn't have was theater or music," said Jordan Laby, an inventor of products ranging from swimming-pool cleaners to anesthesia equipment. "If you wanted to have cultural entertainment, you had to drive somewhere else."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 4, 2001 | GINGER ORR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jordan and Sandra Laby bought their first weekend home in Ventura 28 years ago, when a night out at the theater usually meant an hourlong drive. "When we moved to Ventura, one of the things we didn't have was theater or music," said Jordan Laby, an inventor of products ranging from swimming-pool cleaners to anesthesia equipment. "If you wanted to have cultural entertainment, you had to drive somewhere else."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 2001 | GAIL DAVIS
The City Council has formally awarded $150,000 to a nascent foundation that plans to build arts venues downtown. The grant to the nonprofit San Buenaventura Foundation for the Arts, headed by Ventura resident Jordan Laby, will help the organization buy and remodel a downtown building to house several visual and performing arts groups. It will be the first phase of the foundation's plans to open several arts venues, officials said. Total cost to renovate the building will be about $1.
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November 11, 2001 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of Ventura County's cultural community are lining up behind proposals to create a strong arts curriculum at the emerging Cal State Channel Islands campus, while calling on university officials to help develop arts activities countywide. Cultural leaders want a broad-based arts curriculum at the Camarillo campus, offering everything from film programs to courses in dance, theater and music.
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August 1, 2000 | DAVID KELLY and DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Though still months before the election, Ventura County candidates are already socking away stockpiles of cash in races for the Board of Supervisors and state Legislature. Records are being set four months before the November election in the 1st District supervisorial race between Ojai educator Steve Bennett and Ventura businessman and veteran politician Jim Monahan.
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