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Ventura County Garden Club begins its 2017-18 season – Sept. 6th

Ventura County Garden Club begins its 2017-18 season – Sept. 6th

The Ventura County Garden Club begins its 2017-18 season on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church,  located at 117 Seventh Street in Santa Paula, at 1:00 PM.  Mr. Dave Nichols from Green Thumb Nursery in Ventura, will give a 60 minute talk entitled “Water-Wise Vegetable Gardening.” Light refreshments will be served following […]

Ventura College Foundation Board Expands

Ventura College Foundation Board Expands

New members bring campus and business experience Ventura College Foundation is pleased to announce the appointments of Mike Orman, Patty Wendt and Leslie Herrera to its board of directors. “We are excited to have Mike, Patty and Leslie join our board,” said Anne King, Ventura College Foundation executive director. “Each brings impressive leadership skills in […]

Ventura County Community Colleges kick off 2017-18 school year

Ventura County Community Colleges kick off 2017-18 school year

By Michael Hernandez (Editor’s Note:  The Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees meets every second Tuesday at the District Board Room on 761 East Daily Drive, Camarillo, CA 93010.  The Tuesday, Sept. 12 meeting starts at 6 p.m.  An Open House will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the District Administrative Center on […]

Happy 227th Birthday US Coast Guard – August 4!

Happy 227th Birthday US Coast Guard – August 4!

1790-2017! @USCG #CG227 #SEMPERPARATUS #CHEERSUSCG #SOT We’re very proud to wish our friends at the US Coast Guard a happy 227th birthday which they will celebrate August 4th! Like all of our military men and women, the Coast Guard is a vital part of our national security and we thank them for their service!The US […]

Two Men face Over 5 Years for Stealing over $200,000 of Mission Produce Avocados

Two Men face Over 5 Years for Stealing over $200,000 of Mission Produce Avocados

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Carlos Chavez (DOB 09/21/88), of Oxnard, and Joseph Valenzuela (DOB 11/19/78), of Santa Paula, pleaded guilty to felony grand theft and conspiracy, and admitted a special allegation for taking over $200,000 worth of avocados.  This matter was investigated by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office and the District […]

Guilty plea in Mortgage Rescue Fraud case

Guilty plea in Mortgage Rescue Fraud case

Sunland resident Juan Carlos Guerra (DOB 5/5/86) has pleaded guilty to one felony count of grand theft.  The case was the result of an investigation conducted by the District Attorney’s Real Estate Fraud Unit. The victim, who lives in Simi Valley, sought refinancing assistance from a business called Planet Investment Group.  Once at the business, […]

6th Annual Military and Veterans Expo

6th Annual Military and Veterans Expo

  EVENT DATE: Saturday, August 26, 2017 EVENT TIME: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EVENT LOCATION: Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley Street, Camarillo Expo 2017 anticipates 2,000 attendees and is a free event for all Military, Veterans, their families and the community that supports them. The event is produced by the Ventura County Military Collaborative. […]

Ventura County Taxpayers Association: Lunch with Mike Powers, County CEO

Ventura County Taxpayers Association: Lunch with Mike Powers, County CEO

 By Sheryl Hamlin Dick Thomson, eight year president of the Ventura County Taxpayers Association (VCTA) passed the presidential gavel to Robert Alviani on July 27, 2017 during the summer meeting in Oxnard with about 50 in attendance including several elected officials. Mr. Alviani, a retired banker, said he was “looking out for taxpayers” and how […]

Oxnard Man Sentenced to 14 Years 8 Months in State Prison for Assault with a Deadly Weapon And Criminal Threats

Oxnard Man Sentenced to 14 Years 8 Months in State Prison for Assault with a Deadly Weapon And Criminal Threats

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Jose de Jesus Cardenas (DOB 10/28/1983), of Oxnard, was sentenced to 14 years 8 months in state prison after a jury found him guilty of assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.  The jury further found that Cardenas […]

Ventura County Community College District Board Vice Chair Arturo Hernández receives Latino Leadership Award

Ventura County Community College District Board Vice Chair Arturo Hernández receives Latino Leadership Award

Ventura County Community College District Board Vice Chair Arturo D. Hernández was honored with the Latino Leadership Award during the Pacific Coast Business Times 2017 Latino Business Awards celebration, Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach, Ventura, CA.  The award recognizes individuals from leading industries in the tri-county area who have outstanding […]