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Ventura County School Closures for Thursday, November 15, 2018

Ventura County School Closures for Thursday, November 15, 2018

The following Ventura County K-12 public schools and districts have announced they will remain CLOSED through the Thanksgiving break and reopen Monday, November 26. All other Ventura County K-12 public schools and districts will be open on Thursday, November 15. A continually updated list of Ventura County school closures is available at www.vcoe.org.     […]

D.A.’s Office Awarded Grant Money from the California Office of Traffic Safety to Prosecute Alcohol and Drugged DUI Offenders

D.A.’s Office Awarded Grant Money from the California Office of Traffic Safety to Prosecute Alcohol and Drugged DUI Offenders

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that, for the eighth consecutive year, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office was awarded a special DUI Prosecution Grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.  The $361,117 grant will once again fund a vertical prosecution team that will work driving under the influence (DUI) […]

County declares local health emergency for areas affected by the Hill and Woolsey fires

County declares local health emergency for areas affected by the Hill and Woolsey fires

VENTURA, Calif. – Due to the potential of widespread toxic exposures and threats to public health and the environment that exist in the aftermath of the Woolsey and Hill fires, the Ventura County Public Health Officer and the Director of the Environmental Health Division have declared a Local Health Emergency in Ventura County to limit […]

SEEAG Receives $218,684 California Dept. of Food & Agriculture Grant

SEEAG Receives $218,684 California Dept. of Food & Agriculture Grant

Ventura, Calif. (November 13, 2018)– Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG) was selected to receive a $218,684 California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Specialty Crop Block Grant for SEEAG’s “Ventura County Child Wellness Initiative,” a program that is designed to educate and inspire children to eat healthy by adding locally grown Ventura County specialty […]

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 […]