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Ventura is a city in Ventura County, a region of Southern California.

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  1. The movies Swordfish and Little Miss Sunshine were partially filmed in Ventura, as were parts of the movie Erin Brockovich.
  2. Downtown Ventura is home to the Mission San Buenaventura, a Spanish mission founded by the Franciscans in 1782.
  3. "Ventura Highway", a 1972 song by the band America from their album Homecoming, popularized Ventura.
  4. Patagonia, an American clothing company which focuses mainly on high-end outdoor clothing, is based in Ventura.

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