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Judy Chu Go Home!

Judy Chu Go Home!

By Greg Aprahamian, 6-3-17 We succeeded in delivering the important message Judy Chu go home, to Judy Chu at her “adopt a district” town hall in Santa Clarita.on June 2, 2017.   It was a somewhat intimate affair of about 150 or so people.  Mostly all Democrats in attendance,  I sat with and passed out […]

Joel Diaz of Oxnard College receives El Concilio leadership award

Joel Diaz of Oxnard College receives El Concilio leadership award

Oxnard College Registrar Joel Diaz was honored by El Concilio Family Services as one of the recipients of the 28th annual Latino Leadership Awards.  El Concilio Family Services, a nonprofit community service organization in Oxnard, CA, provides assistance and educational programs to the underserved Latino community.  This year’s award theme “Making an Impact on Lives […]

Ralph Fernandez of Ventura College recognized as a 2017 VC Innovates Pathfinder

Ralph Fernandez of Ventura College recognized as a 2017 VC Innovates Pathfinder

Ventura College Lead Faculty, Architecture, Ralph Fernandez was honored by VC Innovates as a 2017 VC Innovates Pathfinder of the Year honoree for his role in support of Career and Technical Education.  Fernandez was one of 25 recognized at the organization’s annual award luncheon recently held at the Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo, CA. […]

Gold Coast Transit District Information Sessions for Public Input in Advance of Service Changes

Gold Coast Transit District Information Sessions for Public Input in Advance of Service Changes

Gold Coast Transit District has planned two information sessions to gather public input on the service changes planned for July 31st.  Through several interactive stations and activities, the public will also have an opportunity to share their own transit needs and ideas for future transit improvements, and provide feedback on the design of new bus […]

Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley recognized Oxnard College Ashley Chelonis

Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley recognized Oxnard College Ashley Chelonis

CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES BOARD OF GOVERNORS HONORS 2017 CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR Oxnard College Classified Employee Ashley Chelonis one of four awarded The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Oxnard College Ashley Chelonis, senior instructional technologies/designer, was honored by California Community Colleges State Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley […]

Dr. Christopher Young appointed County Medical Examiner

Dr. Christopher Young appointed County Medical Examiner

By a unanimous vote on May 9, the Board of Supervisors concurred with the recommendation of County Executive Officer Mike Powers to appoint Dr. Christopher Young as the County’s new Medical Examiner. “Dr. Young has a staff of dedicated professionals and we expect him to lead the Medical Examiner’s Office to even higher levels of […]

Ventura County Community College District 2017 Graduation Rates

Ventura County Community College District 2017 Graduation Rates

Moorpark College, Oxnard College and Ventura College awarded a total of 7,475 Associate Degrees and Certificates to deserving students during commencement ceremonies held last week on each of the college campuses.  Moorpark College conferred 2,321 degrees (a 25 percent increase with 590 more students earning degrees than last year); at Oxnard College, 1,444 students applied […]

County to host Family Care and Volunteer Resource Fair

County to host Family Care and Volunteer Resource Fair

The County of Ventura Human Resources Department will host its annual Family Care and Volunteer Resource Fair on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place in the main courtyard at the County Government Center, 800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura. Visitors to the fair can receive information and […]

Citizens Advisory Committee Ventura County Community College District Meets at New Facility in Camarillo

Citizens Advisory Committee Ventura County Community College District Meets at New Facility in Camarillo

VCCCD CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE CONVENED AT NEW DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER IN CAMARILLO The Citizens Advisory Committee for the Ventura County Community College District visited the new District Administrative Center for the first time for a meeting and tour of the facility Thursday, May 11, 2017.  Twenty-three committee members attended, including charter members Harry Culotta (retired […]

Strawberry Festival Features Strawberry Promenade with recipe contests , celebrity chef demonstrations …

Strawberry Festival Features Strawberry Promenade with recipe contests , celebrity chef demonstrations …

When the 34th Annual California Strawberry Festival kicks off weekend, May 20 and 21, on the newly expanded acreage at Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard, the Strawberry Promenade will be bustling with chef presentations and heated culinary contests as one of the event’s top attractions. Presented by Wells Fargo, the Strawberry Promenade is a huge […]