Home » Archives by category » County

County achieves a Top 10 Digital County ranking for the fourth consecutive year

County achieves a Top 10 Digital County ranking for the fourth consecutive year

VENTURA, Calif. – For the fourth consecutive year, the County of Ventura has been named as a Top Digital County by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties. The Digital Counties Survey identifies the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that save tax dollars through efficiency, boost transparency, cybersecurity […]

First West Nile Virus Case in Ventura County in 2018

First West Nile Virus Case in Ventura County in 2018

[Ventura County, CA] Ventura County Public Health (VCPH) today announced the county’s first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has reported 12 human cases of WNV, from eight California counties this year. In addition, 232 dead birds from 28 counties have tested positive for […]

Clear The Shelters is coming to Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS)

Clear The Shelters is coming to Ventura County Animal Services (VCAS)

CAMARILLO, Calif. – Clear the Shelters is the pet adoption event of the year! Taking place on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at both animal shelters in Camarillo (600 Aviation Drive) and Simi Valley, (670 W. Los Angeles Avenue), from 10:00am to 6:00pm. All pet adoption fees will be waived; all that is required is a […]

Status of Bruce Boyer Legal Challenge for Ballot Access as VC Sheriff Candidate

Status of Bruce Boyer Legal Challenge for Ballot Access as VC Sheriff Candidate

Bruce Boyer campaign for Ventura County Sheriff:  August 6th, 2018   Update as to the legal action that Bruce Boyer, as he is a fully filed candidate for Ventura County Sheriff, should be placed on the ballot. Bruce Boyer is represented by attorney Joel Farkas: We are now filed and briefed with the CA Appellate […]

The Ventura County Fair is like a meadow

The Ventura County Fair is like a meadow

.   By Tim Pompey This is my fourth year covering the Ventura County Fair, and every year I wonder if I’m going to find something different. The fair is like a meadow. If you return often enough, you’ll notice what’s always there and you’ll notice things missing. There are subtle things, and I think […]

Oxnard Man Charged with Battery on a Police Officer and Forcefully Resisting Arrest

Oxnard Man Charged with Battery on a Police Officer and Forcefully Resisting Arrest

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Joel Tapia (DOB 11/19/1987), of Oxnard, was charged with three felony counts of forcefully resisting arrest, battery causing injury to a police officer and attempting to take the officer’s firearm. On July 29, 2018, an officer from Oxnard Police Department detained the defendant for […]

Martin Hernandez retires, Brian Miller joins as Chief of Staff for Supervisor Kelly Long

Martin Hernandez retires, Brian Miller joins as Chief of Staff for Supervisor Kelly Long

CAMARILLO, Calif. – After 19 years of dedicated service to the County of Ventura, Martin Hernandez retired effective July 27, 2018.  Hernandez served as Chief of Staff for Third District Supervisor Kelly Long.  Brian Miller left his role as Chief of Staff for Fourth District Supervisor Peter Foy to fill that role for Supervisor Kelly […]

Michael Powers: The State of the County is Strong

Michael Powers: The State of the County is Strong

By Michael Powers, Ventura County CEO VENTURA COUNTY – “The state of the county is strong as we continue to respond to the impact of the Thomas Fire, balance social safety, and health services” said Michael Powers, CEO for Ventura County, at his July 19th joint presentation to the Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura Chambers of Commerce […]

Narcotics Trafficking Suspect taken into Custody

Narcotics Trafficking Suspect taken into Custody

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release  On 07/19/2018, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s West County Street Narcotics Team, with the assistance of the Sheriff’s Gang Unit concluded a two month long narcotic investigation into the drug trafficking activities of Brandon Apperson. The investigation revealed Apperson was supplying methamphetamine and heroin to residents of […]

Ventura County Outperforms State in High School Graduation Rate

Ventura County Outperforms State in High School Graduation Rate

Nearly 86 percent of Ventura County high school students graduated in the 2016-17 school year, which is better than the statewide graduation rate of 82.7 percent for the same period. That’s according to newly released data from the California Department of Education (CDE). Ventura County’s graduation rate also exceeded the overall state figures in all […]

Page 1 of 59123Next ›Last »