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Ventura County School Closures for Friday, November 16, 2018

Ventura County School Closures for Friday, November 16, 2018

The following Ventura County K-12 public schools and districts have announced they will remain CLOSED through the Thanksgiving break and reopen Monday, November 26. All other Ventura County K-12 public schools and districts will be open on Friday, November 16. A continually updated list of Ventura County school closures is available at www.vcoe.org.   The […]

Economic Development Collaborative Opens Post-Fire | Business Recovery Center to Serve LA and Ventura Counties

Economic Development Collaborative Opens Post-Fire |  Business Recovery Center to Serve LA and Ventura Counties

CAMARILLO, Calif. – The Economic Development Collaborative, as host of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), will open a Small Business Administration Business Recovery Center tomorrow, Nov. 16, at 9 a.m. at its offices in Camarillo. The center will provide a wide range of free services, from specialized consulting to disaster loans, to businesses impacted by […]

Scam | Charitable Solicitation Fraud- “Fireman’s Fund”

Scam | Charitable Solicitation Fraud- “Fireman’s Fund”

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten warned today that county residents should exercise increased vigilance against scams designed to exploit residents impacted by the Woolsey fire, Hill fire, and Camp fire. Scammers have been calling county residents and soliciting donations on behalf of the “Fireman’s Fund” and other similarly named organizations designed to […]

County/City recovery partnership opens Local Assistance Center

County/City recovery partnership opens Local Assistance Center

VENTURA, Calif. – On Thursday, November 15 at 1:00 p.m., the County of Ventura and the City of Thousand Oaks will open a Local Assistance Center at the Thousand Oaks Grant R. Brimhall Library. Located at 1401 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks, the center is a one-stop resource for residents affected by the Hill […]

Ventura County School Closures for Thursday, November 15, 2018

Ventura County School Closures for Thursday, November 15, 2018

The following Ventura County K-12 public schools and districts have announced they will remain CLOSED through the Thanksgiving break and reopen Monday, November 26. All other Ventura County K-12 public schools and districts will be open on Thursday, November 15. A continually updated list of Ventura County school closures is available at www.vcoe.org.     […]

D.A.’s Office Awarded Grant Money from the California Office of Traffic Safety to Prosecute Alcohol and Drugged DUI Offenders

D.A.’s Office Awarded Grant Money from the California Office of Traffic Safety to Prosecute Alcohol and Drugged DUI Offenders

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that, for the eighth consecutive year, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office was awarded a special DUI Prosecution Grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.  The $361,117 grant will once again fund a vertical prosecution team that will work driving under the influence (DUI) […]

County declares local health emergency for areas affected by the Hill and Woolsey fires

County declares local health emergency for areas affected by the Hill and Woolsey fires

VENTURA, Calif. – Due to the potential of widespread toxic exposures and threats to public health and the environment that exist in the aftermath of the Woolsey and Hill fires, the Ventura County Public Health Officer and the Director of the Environmental Health Division have declared a Local Health Emergency in Ventura County to limit […]

SEEAG Receives $218,684 California Dept. of Food & Agriculture Grant

SEEAG Receives $218,684 California Dept. of Food & Agriculture Grant

Ventura, Calif. (November 13, 2018)– Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG) was selected to receive a $218,684 California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Specialty Crop Block Grant for SEEAG’s “Ventura County Child Wellness Initiative,” a program that is designed to educate and inspire children to eat healthy by adding locally grown Ventura County specialty […]

World Central Kitchen Provides Homemade Meals for Evacuees and First Responders Through Casa Pacifica’s Kitchen

World Central Kitchen Provides Homemade Meals for Evacuees and First Responders Through Casa Pacifica’s Kitchen

Camarillo, CA – World Central Kitchen – the nonprofit founded by celebrity chef Jose Andres has made a temporary home in the kitchen at Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families. World Central Kitchen is mobilizing in response to the need that has arisen from the extensive evacuations due to the Woolsey fire. Casa Pacifica’s […]

Woolsey Fire Evacuations/Road Closures: For the latest information use www.vcemergency.com

Woolsey Fire Evacuations/Road Closures: For the latest information use www.vcemergency.com

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has been deploying teams of law enforcement officers from throughout Southern California to assist us with patrols of evacuated neighborhoods.  We have experienced some looting activity during the past two days. Southeastern Ventura County is within a declared disaster area. People need to stay out of the area to let […]

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