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Ventura Pier Reopens After Closure Due To High Surf Safety Concerns, Minor Damage

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View of Ventura from end of Ventura Pier

A historic South Coast pier which suffered some minor damage from huge surf this week has been reopened to the public.

Waves hitting 15 feet high at times prompted the closure of the Ventura Pier Monday because of safety concerns. It reopened Wednesday afternoon.

The nearly 150 year old pier been damaged numerous times over the year by storms. Damage was reported to a handful of pilings, and to a section of the pier’s walkway.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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