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Ventura City Council Discusses City Improvements

Ventura City Council Discusses City Improvements

By Lori Denman-Underhill The Ventura City Council meeting on May 21 opened up with a positive video, which was provided by Ventura Unified School District’s “Character Development Program,” called “Mayor for a Moment.” The program asked a fifth grader, Holland Campbell, from Lincoln Elementary School to write an essay based on the May theme, “Self […]

Surf ‘n’ Suds Ventura Serves Up Top Brews and Tunes

Surf ‘n’ Suds Ventura Serves Up Top Brews and Tunes

By Lori Denman-Underhill There was no better way to celebrate a weekend in Ventura than attending the Surf ‘n’ Suds Beer Festival. Surf ‘n’ Suds started in Carpinteria six years ago and celebrated their fourth year in Ventura this past weekend at San Buenaventura State Beach on Sunday, May 18. The event was created by […]

Homeless Shelters and Services in Ventura

Homeless Shelters and Services in Ventura

By Lori Denman-Underhill To assist the homeless community, here is a list of shelters and other facilities that offer assistance. The websites and documents list additional assistance. Persons who need shelter are urged to call or visit the shelter to inquire of space. Important Phone Numbers Child/Adult Abuse and Neglect Hotline: (805) 654-3200 Call 211 […]

Patrol Task Force Offers Insight on Homeless

Patrol Task Force Offers Insight on Homeless

By Lori Denman-Underhill In order to help a person, the one who is aiming to assist should literally, dive deep into their world and investigate their environment. The homeless issue of Ventura includes aspects that are evident from an outside perspective. However, many people in the community engage themselves one-on-one, in an effort to learn […]

City Council OKs Almost a Million for Museum of Ventura County

City Council OKs Almost a Million for Museum of Ventura County

By Lori Denman-Underhill City Council opened up the May 14 meeting by holding special presentations for those who worked to rebuild the city after the Thomas Fire. They also approved an additional $950,000 for the Museum of Ventura County (MVC), leaving many public speakers puzzled. They stood up at the podium and questioned City Council […]

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

By Lori Denman-Underhill I am safe in Ventura. I feel an overwhelming sense of peace and safety for myself and my child, as we walk down the boardwalk by Surfer’s Point. As I hike by the riverbed, I enjoy the silence and feel unthreatened by violence and enjoy a view of nature. When I surf, […]

Fighting to Beat Cancer, One Pedal at a Time: The Amgen Bike Tour Rolling By!

Fighting to Beat Cancer, One Pedal at a Time: The Amgen Bike Tour Rolling By!

By Lori Denman-Underhill Poised and ready for take-off are approximately 117 bicycle riders in 17 teams, ready to cruise through Ventura once again for the Amgen Tour of California on Monday, May 14. Amgen, a company based in biotechnology, has been holding the Tour de France-style road race for cyclists for 11 years. The company […]