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Supervisor Bennett Forum: Connecting to State Water

Supervisor Bennett Forum: Connecting to State Water

By Sheryl Hamlin About sixty attendees of Supervisor Bennett’s March 22, 2017 water forum quietly digested the complex material presented by the panel during the allotted two hour time period. Supervisor Bennett asked the audience by a show of hands how many had attended the previous water forum on desalination. Most raised their hands. Read […]

Dole Packaged Foods Brings 2017 Rose Parade Sweepstakes Trophy Home to Westlake Headquarters

Dole Packaged Foods Brings 2017 Rose Parade Sweepstakes Trophy Home to Westlake Headquarters

Dole Packaged Foods accepted its seventh Tournament of Roses float award in a ceremony at its headquarters in Westlake Village on Tuesday March 21st.  Dole’s float, “Spirit of Hawaii,” won the Sweepstakes Trophy for most beautiful parade entry with outstanding floral presentation and design. The “Spirit of Hawaii” float celebrated Dole Packaged Foods’ origins in […]

Santa Paula: Riders Say Valley Transit a Bust

Santa Paula: Riders Say Valley Transit a Bust

 By Sheryl Hamlin Opened two years ago on a rainy day, the Valley Transit has not developed a following. Testimony at the Ventura County Transit Commission’s 2017 Unmet Transit Needs meeting held at the March 20, 2017 Santa Paula Council meeting agreed that the Valley Transit did not provide reliable transit. Issues such as unreliable […]

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant for Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Training Program

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant for Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Training Program

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a $86,270 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a program of training, special enforcements, and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries.  The Sheriff’s Office will use the funding as part of the County’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways […]

Ventura County Community College District Vice Chair Arturo Hernández Recognized by VCSBA for 16 years of service

Ventura County Community College District Vice Chair Arturo Hernández Recognized by VCSBA for 16 years of service

Ventura County Community College District Board Vice Chair Arturo D. Hernández was recognized by the Ventura County School Boards Association (VCSBA) for 16 years of service on the VCCCD Board of Trustees at the March 13, 2017, VCSBA Dinner Meeting.  Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Stan Mantooth and VCCCD Chancellor Bernard Luskin were among the […]

OffShore Wind Energy in California: First Permit Request Filed

OffShore Wind Energy in California: First Permit Request Filed

By Sheryl Hamlin Triggered by a lease application from Trident Winds in January 2016, Governor Brown requested the formation of the California Renewable Energy Task Force, whose first meeting was held in conjunction with the BOEM (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management), a federal energy agency, in October 2016. The lease request was submitted to BOEM […]

Guilty pleas in Human Trafficking Case

Guilty pleas in Human Trafficking Case

Jiuyin Cui (DOB 3/19/53), of Rosemead, pled guilty to conspiracy to commit the crime of human trafficking, three counts of pimping, and two counts of money laundering.  Sentencing for Cui is set for April 19, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 36 of the Ventura Superior Court, County of Ventura. In February 2016, a Ventura County […]

Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery in Ventura County?

Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery in Ventura County?

By Gloria Massey Chinea, Friday, March 10, 2017                                                             Seven chapters of Ventura County Soroptimist International (SI) Organization presented an educational & advocacy event on Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery […]

La Reina High School Wins 2017 Ventura County Mock Trial

La Reina High School Wins 2017 Ventura County Mock Trial

La Reina High School is the winner of the 2017 Ventura County Mock Trial. This is the sixth time in the past seven years that the Thousand Oaks-based private school has won the competition. The Mock Trial results were announced this evening at an awards ceremony at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. Here is how […]

Trump troops tramping victorious in Ventura today

Trump troops tramping victorious in Ventura today

By George Miller Why were hundreds of people rallying for President Donald Trump in front of the busy Pacific View Mall in the seaside City of Ventura at Main St. and Mills today? Isn’t the election over? Will the campaign ever end? I asked myself those questions while driving there to see what was going […]

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