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SEEAG Seeks Business/Organization Supporters For New Mobile Classroom

SEEAG Seeks Business/Organization Supporters For New Mobile Classroom

As part of its new Ventura County Child Wellness Initiative, Students for Eco-Education & Agriculture (SEEAG) is bringing its message of healthy eating, proper nutrition and daily exercise to classrooms throughout Ventura County using its new 30-foot-long cargo van—the “Farm Fresh Mobile Classroom.” Over the next three years, the mobile classroom van will visit over […]

Calabasas High School Wins 2019 Ventura County Academic Decathlon

Calabasas High School Wins 2019 Ventura County Academic Decathlon

The Ventura County Office of Education is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2019 Ventura County Academic Decathlon is Calabasas High School. Coming in second place is La Reina High School, followed by Westlake High School, which came in third. Calabasas High School is also the winner of the “Super Quiz” portion of […]

Local NAVFAC EXWC MUSE Seabee Earns Prestigious 2019 Marvin Shields Award

Local NAVFAC EXWC MUSE Seabee Earns Prestigious 2019 Marvin Shields Award

Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) Division Seabee Petty Officer 1st Class Cole Einhaus (UT1 Einhaus) was awarded the 2019 Marvin Shields Award for demonstrating outstanding leadership as operations branch lead petty officer. Marvin Glenn Shields was the first U.S. Navy Seabee to be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his […]

Kimberly Prillhart selected as County Resource Management Agency Director

Kimberly Prillhart selected as County Resource Management Agency Director

VENTURA, Calif. – Kimberly Prillhart has been selected as the new director of the Resource Management Agency. The appointment was made by County Executive Officer Mike Powers following a search which included strong internal and external candidates. Prillhart replaces Chris Stephens who retired in January after 13 years as the agency’s director. Prillhart started with […]

Overdue Hikers Rescued from Flooded Sespe River Trail

Overdue Hikers Rescued from Flooded Sespe River Trail

Ventura County Sheriff Department – Incident Press Release On Thursday 01/31/19, three friends went on a backpacking trip in the Los Padres National Forest. The hikers intended to go from the Piedra Blanca Trailhead in Rose Valley to the Willett Hot Springs and hike back out by Saturday evening 02/02/19. On Saturday evening when the […]

County Rain Totals Above Average for Season – PCH Closed

County Rain Totals Above Average for Season – PCH Closed

Areas of Ventura County were told to evacuate before Saturday’s storm.  The County received close to four inches of rain in Matalija, the highest in the area.  Overall we’ve seen above average totals throughout the region, again for the five day period Matilija seven and half inches. These are reporting weather stations via the Ventura […]

VC Sheriff busts Chatsworth Man | Suspected of Selling Narcotics in Ventura County

VC Sheriff busts Chatsworth Man | Suspected of Selling Narcotics in Ventura County

Ventura County Sheriff Department – Incident Press Release On February 1, 2019, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office East County Street Narcotics Team concluded a narcotics sales investigation into 52 year old Robert Cano of Chatsworth, who was involved in the sales of narcotics to residents of Ventura County. On February 1, 2019, Deputies […]

Storm Update Ventura County – Stay Clear of the Ventura River

Storm Update Ventura County – Stay Clear of the Ventura River

VC Fire Department is posting updates on their Twitter account. Mountains Recreations Conservation Authority Twitter account With torrents of rain hitting burn areas creating hazards from snapping trees, mudslides and stranding motorists, there will be major cleanup.  Keep informed  Twitter account and hopefully stay dry. Road Closures: Weather-related highway closures as of 1:30pm. These closures […]

Ventura County Wildlife Regulations Met Major Resistance | Commissioners Have Reservations Moving Forward

Ventura County Wildlife Regulations Met Major Resistance | Commissioners Have Reservations Moving Forward

By Debra Tash On January 31, 2019, a late January storm raged outside while another storm raged in the County Government Center today.  A Planning Commission hearing was held in an attempt to enact major restrictions on property owners in the unincorporated area.  County personnel had to open up the lower plaza room as well […]

KidSTREAM Appoints Three New Directors to its Board

KidSTREAM Appoints Three New Directors to its Board

CAMARILLO, Calif.– KidSTREAM, an emerging children’s museum committed to providing hands-on exhibits and programs based on science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math (STREAM), announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors, Holly Cole, David Haas and David Barker. “The diverse professional and personal experience of these insightful people will fortify […]