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Year-Round Homeless Shelter Planning at City Council

Year-Round Homeless Shelter Planning at City Council

By Lori Denman-Underhill Ventura is planning to open a year-round low barrier homeless shelter and its plans were discussed during the city council meeting on Monday, July 9. Prior to the shelter discussion, other small items were covered. City Council Communications The Ventura Music Festival starts this weekend. Go to VenturaMusicFestival.org to see the lineup. […]

Ventura | Residential Burglary and Possession for Sales Arrest

Ventura | Residential Burglary and Possession for Sales Arrest

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release  Officers responded to a call regarding a suspicious subject knocking on multiple residences’ doors in the area of the 100 block of Gay Drive. When officers arrived, Allen Minot was seen walking away from a residence. The investigation revealed he entered the house, removed property from the residence and […]

Vacancies on City of Ventura Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee

Vacancies on City of Ventura Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee

The City of Ventura is seeking residents wishing to volunteer their time to serve on the Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee. The Committee’s responsibilities include review of the projected revenues and recommended expenditures for the funds generated by Measure O. The members of the Committee are restricted to residents and registered voters of the City […]

City of Ventura Lifts Temporary Leaf Blower Emergency Ordinance

City of Ventura Lifts Temporary Leaf Blower Emergency Ordinance

The Ventura City Council terminated the temporary leaf blower emergency ordinance during its regular meeting on July 9, 2018.  The repeal is effective immediately and the use of gas, electric, and battery powered leaf blowers in the City of Ventura is allowed. The temporary leaf blower emergency ordinance was adopted by the Ventura City Council […]

Ventura Fire Crew free Driver Trapped after Collision

Ventura Fire Crew free Driver Trapped after Collision

Units responded to a reported vehicle collision on Foothill Rd. near Court Ave. Upon arrival, Firefighters discovered a 2 vehicle collision with major front end damage to one of the vehicles and a person trapped. Firefighters used hydraulics tools to cut the vehicle away from the driver and solo occupant. Medical treatment was initiated during […]

Pure Stoke Hits Ventura Beach

Pure Stoke Hits Ventura Beach

By Lori Denman-Underhill The hot sun last weekend brought out an endless amount of families to California Street beach in Ventura. A new nonprofit — appropriately named Pure Stoke— was there to greet those who have been longing to surf. Pure Stoke’s surf instruction events are all inclusive and have been teaching at two locations […]

Ventura | Driver smashes into Main St. Restaurant

Ventura | Driver smashes into Main St. Restaurant

Units responded to a reported vehicle into an occupied restaurant in the 300 Block E. Main St. Upon arrival, firefighters quickly assessed the scene for injured victims and simultaneously assessed the structural stability of the building. It was discovered that there were four injured parties. The driver and solo occupant of the vehicle was transported to […]

Ventura City Council Candidate Nomination Period July 16-August 10, 2018; Candidate Orientation Meeting Monday, July 16

Ventura City Council Candidate Nomination Period July 16-August 10, 2018; Candidate Orientation Meeting Monday, July 16

The Nomination Period for Ventura City Council candidates who reside in Districts 1, 4, 5 and 6 is July 16–August 10, 2018. Interested individuals must pull/receive their nomination papers from the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 501 Poli Street, during office hours Monday-Thursday 7:30 am–5:30 pm and Friday 8 am – 5 pm; City […]

One Stop Shop for Homeless Assistance

One Stop Shop for Homeless Assistance

By Lori Denman-Underhill The homeless in Ventura County seek a multitude of needs and are finding them in a centralized location –  One Stop Outreach. The outreach facility was created by the Healthcare for the Homeless Program, which was established in 2002. The program started off with two locations in Ventura and Oxnard and has […]

Featured Metrolink Destination: Beach Trains

Featured Metrolink Destination: Beach Trains

  WHAT TO DO: Cool off from the summer heat at some of Southern California’s most popular beaches. Take a ride on the world-famous ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier or have a waterfront lunch on the San Clemente Pier. Metrolink’s bike/surfboard cars also make it easy to bring your surfboard and ‘catch a […]