The following are the articles as they appeared in newspapers since 1880.

Please note that some of the pictures referred to are missing but we will re-publish them as soon we obtain permission from the picture holders. You can see some of this pictures in our local Museum.

These are the articles in chronological sequence:

03 / 27 / 1880 Mrs. Snodgrass & Mrs. Borgstrom
09 / 07 / 1890 San Buenaventura
07 / 28 / 1893 William Vanderver Funeral Took Place...
01 / 06 / 1894 Sexton Richardson failed to collect on lots sold
01 / 13 / 1894 Cemetery Lots Sold...
02 / 08 / 1896 A Soldiers' Monument to Be Erected
02 / 10 / 1896 Soldiers Monument
04 / 05 / 1898 Matters Municipal
09 / 01 / 1898 Funeral of Private Redibaugh largely attended
09 / 02 / 1898 Services Over the Remains of privates Flint and Ruiz
03 / 05 / 1899

Harry Powell Civil War Veteran Buried...

03 / 07 / 1899 Municipal Matters
05 / 11 / 1900 Meeting for Memorial Day
01 / 13 / 1904 Cemetery is Overcrowded
10 / 03 / 1906 Remains of Pioneers Moved
03 / 07 / 1906 Cost of water for cemetery purposes
10 / 05 / 1906 De La Guerra Family Disinterment
02 / 18 / 1912 No Room For The Dead
03 / 05 / 1913 Cemetery is filled
07 / 23 / 1954 Ventura Recreation Center Under Way
10 / 22 / 1960 Forgotten Burial Ground, Ventura Star-Free Press
10 / xx / 1960 No More Burials
10 / xx / 1960 Ventura have taken their toll of headstones
12 / 03 / 1964 Venturans Distressed
12 / xx / 1964 Ventura Tombstones Tell Stories
Old Tombstones will be removed, replaced with markers.
08 / xx / 1965 Old Catholic Cemetery Renovated
12 / xx / 1965 Ventura Cemetery Becoming Scenic Park
01 / 07 / 1966 Tombstones Hauled Away
Fall 1980 Eulogy for a Country Graveyard
09 / 24 / 1989 Tracing Tale of Cemetery Park
07 / 02 / 1990 Graves Dedicated for 2 of Ventura's Forgotten Heroes
12 / 29 / 1990 A Park's Previous Life
10 / 07 / 1992 Ever Wonder?
01 / 15 / 1993 Turn-of-the-Century Tombstone Pops Up
01 / 16 / 1993 Relatives Find Resting Place for Tombstones
01 / 26 / 1993 Ventura's Cemetery Park
08 / 10 / 2002 Just another Park (but Only on the Surface)
11 / 13 / 2003 Six feet blunder
05 / 14 / 2004 California Society of the
Sons of the American Revolution - Minutes 14 May 04
06 / 27 / 2004 Resident Saves Old Lights for Cemetery
07 / 18 / 2004 Ventura Shows Little Respect for its Dead
07 / 29 / 2004 Families Seek to Bring Cemetery Back...
08 / 03 / 2004 Two Articles: Cemetery Plight, Restore Sacred Site
08 / 13 / 2004 CASSAR Minutes of 13 Aug 2004
10 / 24 / 2004 Razing Cemetery Takes Hearts of Stone
10 / 26 / 2004 A crying shame
11 / 17 / 2004 Unholy deed
12 / 04 / 2004 Tell Ventura leaders how to change Cemetery Park
12 / 16 / 2004 City needs to find moral compass regarding park
01 / 10 / 2005 City must atone for 1964
01 / 12 / 2005 RE: Ed Wehan’s December 21 commentary
01 / 27 / 2005 Ventura's dead deserve better
02 / 05 / 2005 Will cemetery be park?
02 / 05 / 2005 Should old cemetery be park?
02 / 05 / 2005 Giving land eternal respect
02 / 07 / 2005 Activist Strives to Give Cemetery Land Eternal Respect
March 2005 Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 2062, Ventura County
03 / 06 / 2005 City weighs park options
03 / 06 / 2005 In Sacred Memory Of
03 / 09 / 2005 An open letter to the Ventura City Council
May 2005 Ventura Cemetery
05 / 18 / 2005 Our Cemetery in Our Community
05 / 18 / 2005 'RIP' may not apply to old tombstones
05 / 18 / 2005 Ventura County Star-Survey shows some residents want memorial at park
06 / 06 / 2005 Ungrateful Dead
06 / 25 / 2005 Probe clears city of concealing cemetery data
06 / 29 / 2005 Grave Error
07 / 03 / 2005 A wrong done to Ventura's pioneers
07 / 03 / 2005

Ventura has opportunity to rectify past mistake

07 / 03 / 2005 Survey respondents want passive, serene park
07 / 03 / 2005 Restoring cemetery a sign of respect
07 / 05 / 2005 Cemeteries not likely to be 'forgotten' in Iowa
07 / 26 / 2005 Status quo for Cemetery Memorial Park
08 / 06 / 2005 Cemetery use as park topic of argument
09 / 22 / 2005 Change grave policy
01 / 25 / 2005 Steve Schleder on VenturaHaunts Blog
03 / 12 / 2006 Agencies violate public access law
04 / 16 / 2006 Scan for grave sites at old cemetery doesn't put issue to rest
04 / 20 / 2006 Cemetery Park
05 / 10 / 2006 Stolen St Mary's Pioneer VETERAN Cemetery in Ventura needs help!
06 / 14 / 2006 Historic Cemetery turned into Dog Park
09 / 22 / 2007 An Open Letter to the City Council of San Buenaventura
11 / 14 / 2007 Weir needs history lesson
12 / 25 / 2007 Voice owner, publisher and editor
dies while delivering papers
3 / 31 / 2008 Mahony helps mark San Buenaventura Mission's 225 years
4 / 01 / 2008 Ventura's desecrated St. Mary Cemetery Activists confront Cardinal Mahony
04 / 09 / 2008 Mission’s 225-Year celebration comes to A close
11 / __ / 2008 Ojai Valley View (on page 2)
Breeze Letter-Edit Policy ‘Restricts Information’
11 / 12 / 2008 Ventura County Star Forum posting
11 / 13 / 2008 Cemetery Park not dead and buried
11 / 18 / 2008 Ventura City holds public meeting on St Marys Cemetery
11 / 21 / 2008 Plans for Cemetery don't fit
01 / 26 / 2009 In Ventura, the plot thickens
02 / 26 / 2009 Petition opposing graveyard memorial gains momentum
06 / 04 / 2009 The Battle Over Cemetery Memorial Park, City Manager Blog
07 / 25 / 2009 Tombstone mystery a case just right for Perry Mason
07 / 27 / 2009 Missing tombstone has story behind it
08 / 04 / 2009 Ventura should collect discarded tombstones
06 / 26 / 2010 Honor Ventura's 1860s Army hero, but act with caution
07 / 21 / 2010 Bid to rebury 1860s Army hero from Ventura's Cemetery Park on hold
08 / 16 / 2010 Veterans Outraged After Army Hero's Grave Site Turned Into Dog Park - Fox News
08 / 16 / 2010 Veterans Outraged After Army Hero's Grave Site Turned Into Dog Park - MilitarySpot
08 / 16 / 2010 Leash your dog! Too Little, Too Late
08 / 17 / 2010 Is it right to have dogs playing on Army hero's grave?
08 / 17 / 2010 Veterans Outraged After Army Hero's Grave Site Turned Into Dog Park - NewsVine
08 / 17 / 2010 War Hero Covered With Dog Poop?
08 / 19 / 2010 Memorial to Army Hero Now Part of a Dog Park
09 / 08 / 2010 Signs recognize those buried at Ventura park

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