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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 […]

Links for latest information and ways to help and to get help – Ventura County

Links for latest information and ways to help and to get help – Ventura County

VENTURA COUNTY EMERGENCY INFORMATION (latest updates, evacuation centers, school closures, etc) Ventura County Red Cross Ventura County Community Foundation (charitable giving) Ventura County Animal Services ThomasFireHelp.org providing charitable giving options for Borderline shooting victims, recovery resources for fire victims Download: Red.Cross.Emergency.Preparedness.Checklist   Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE        

Fires Continue to Threaten Ventura County

Fires Continue to Threaten Ventura County

Homes have been lost on Erbes Road in Thousand Oaks.  The Woolsey Fire has jumped the 101 Freeway promoting additional closures from Liberty Canyon to Lewis Road.  The 118/L.A. Ave. has been heavily impacted.  Malibu and Lake Sherwood are under evacuation orders. Several local shelters are at capacity. For a map of the evacuations and […]

Update | Hill Fire Prompts Mandatory Evacuations | Closes 101 Freeway at Conejo Grade

Update | Hill Fire Prompts Mandatory Evacuations | Closes 101 Freeway at Conejo Grade

#HillFire [update] at Hill Canyon Rd and Santa Rosa Rd, Santa Rosa Valley (Ventura County) per Ventura County Fire is now 10,000 acres. https://t.co/m9mxnWQh0T pic.twitter.com/MWOXL4vThd — CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) November 9, 2018 #WoolseyFire [update] at E St and Alfa Road Rd, south of Simi Valley (Ventura County) per @VCFD is now 2,000 acres. pic.twitter.com/91lvdPz7XH — […]

Ventura County Community College District Issues Statement and Information on Thousand Oaks Tragedy

Ventura County Community College District Issues Statement and Information on Thousand Oaks Tragedy

(CAMARILLO, Calif.) Nov. 8, 2018 – The Ventura County Community College District expresses our deepest condolences to the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting and acknowledges the heroic efforts of Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus and first responders. We offer heartfelt sympathy to families and friends of all the victims. Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura […]

Inmate Charged with Murder in Jail Death

Inmate Charged with Murder in Jail Death

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Vu Cong Dao (DOB 03/04/1983), of Palmdale, has been charged with murder in the death of Michael Torres, of Oxnard, while the two were in custody at the Ventura County jail.  On the evening October 25, 2018, at the Ventura County Main Jail in […]

2018 Farm Day Barbecue – Sold Out Tribute to Local Farming

2018 Farm Day Barbecue – Sold Out Tribute to Local Farming

    By Sheryl Hamlin The Ventura County Farm Day brings locals, farmers, tourists, entrepreneurs, students and families together for an intense day to understand and appreciate “the hands and lands that feed us”. Farm Day is the culmination of a year’s work of agri-education produced by SeeAG, opening eyes to agriculture The event on […]

County Hosts Work Session to Discuss General Plan Update Alternatives Report and Policy Topics

County Hosts Work Session to Discuss General Plan Update Alternatives Report and Policy Topics

VENTURA, Calif. – The public is invited to attend the joint Ventura County Board of Supervisors/Planning Commission Work Session No. 4 on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., on the General Plan Update Alternatives Report. Staff will be presenting the Alternatives Report to the decision-makers and asking them for direction on recommendations in drafting […]

Political Art at Ventura County Elections Division Office Building…. Time to Act!

Political Art at Ventura County Elections Division Office Building…. Time to Act!

    By Deborah Baber Savalla It is never too late to right a wrong… To speak up for our freedoms. Government buildings are the “people’s property”. The walls should never be weaponized to promote an agenda, regardless of party affiliation or political belief system. Please take 5-10 minutes out of your busy lives to […]