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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 […]

Notice of Public Hearings Regarding Ventura County Phase 2A and Phase 2B Local Coastal Program Updates

Notice of Public Hearings Regarding Ventura County Phase 2A and Phase 2B Local Coastal Program Updates

Upcoming hearings for Phase 2A and Phase 2B of the Ventura County Local Coastal Program (LCP) Update. Both of the hearings will be located at the Hearing Room of the Ventura County Board of Supervisors. Please note that the topic of Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas (ESHA) is not included in these updates. Phase 2B Update: […]

Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Presents Regional Water Plans

Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Presents Regional Water Plans

 By Sheryl Hamlin Ventura County counts seven watersheds among its many natural assets: Ventura River, Santa Clara River, Calleguas Creek, Malibu Creek, Cuyama River and Coastal Creeks. To manage and protect these assets, the county formed the Watershed Protection District in 1944 as simply a flood control district. Since then, management of these assets has […]

First Make California Great Again/Ventura County meeting

First Make California Great Again/Ventura County meeting

By Michael Hernandez & Citizen Journalists   SIMI VALLEY- On Presidents Day, 2-20-17, exactly one month after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as 45th President of the United States, the newly formed Make California Great Again organization held its own inaugural meeting, at the VFW Military Museum in Simi Valley. It featured a welcome and special presentation by […]

Brownley comes home to promote $half-billion Federal “donation” to Planned Parenthood

Brownley comes home to promote $half-billion Federal “donation” to Planned Parenthood

. By George Miller U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D, CA CD26 ) held a Pro-Planned Parenthood/Pro-federal funding ($500 million) rally at the Ventura County Government Center. There were an estimated 100-120 people in attendance (PP claimed 200+), mostly pro, with some pro-lifers there as well- not many- 15-20 per pro-life organizers. Last week, a nearby […]