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Ojai Studio Artists Awards $10,000 in Art Scholarships

Ojai Studio Artists Awards $10,000 in Art Scholarships

The Ojai Studio Artists will award $10,000 in scholarships to ten Ventura County high school and college art students this year.  The winning students will be honored and awarded their scholarships at a special reception at Ojai City Hall on Saturday, June 2 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm.  The quality of work continues to astound […]

Vagrant threatens Ventura PD Officer with BB Gun | Shots Fired towards 101 Freeway

Vagrant threatens Ventura PD Officer with BB Gun | Shots Fired towards 101 Freeway

 Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release  On May 17th at 6:14 AM, , the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call from the clerk of Motel 6, 3075 Johnson Dr., reporting that there was a subject in the parking lot armed with a handgun. It was reported the subject, later identified as 31 year […]

Hit and Run Drive arrested in Ventura

Hit and Run Drive arrested in Ventura

 Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release  On May 17th at 10:35AM, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call of a none injury hit and run traffic accident that just occurred near the intersection of Loma Vista Rd. and Palomares Ave. The caller reported the suspect vehicle, a black Chrysler sedan, collided into their […]

Free Family Day: Art of the Draw at the Santa Paula Art Museum

Free Family Day: Art of the Draw at the Santa Paula Art Museum

Sunday, June 3, 2018, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm at the Santa Paula Art Museum. Admission is free for everyone. Bring your family and friends to “Free Family Day: Art of the Draw” at the Santa Paula Art Museum on Sunday, June 3, 2018. During the event, professional local artists will set up shop inside the Museum […]

Local Youth Learn the Value of Water through Ventura Water Award Winning Program

Local Youth Learn the Value of Water through Ventura Water Award Winning Program

Ventura Water was awarded the statewide winner of the Community Engagement and Outreach Project of the Year by the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) for educating local youth about water sustainability.  The winning program is in collaboration with the MERITO® Foundation, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to providing meaningful watershed experiences to multicultural youth. The […]

Ventura Water Names New Assistant General Manager  

Ventura Water Names New Assistant General Manager  

Ventura Water announced that Susan Rungren has been selected as the Assistant General Manager for the City’s water and wastewater utility.  Rungren will fill a key management position that supports the City Council’s priority of maintaining a sustainable environment by diversifying and protecting Ventura’s local water resources.  In her new role, Mrs. Rungren will shepherd […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency Highlights ‘The Power of Public Works’ at annual Public Works Week event on May 22

Ventura County Public Works Agency Highlights ‘The Power of Public Works’ at annual Public Works Week event on May 22

Public works agencies play a vital role in assisting communities to prepare, respond and recover from disasters. The work of public works professionals is often done behind-the-scenes but serves to protect and enhance the safety, health and quality of life of our community. To bring to light the important role Ventura County Public Works Agency […]

City Council OKs Almost a Million for Museum of Ventura County

City Council OKs Almost a Million for Museum of Ventura County

By Lori Denman-Underhill City Council opened up the May 14 meeting by holding special presentations for those who worked to rebuild the city after the Thomas Fire. They also approved an additional $950,000 for the Museum of Ventura County (MVC), leaving many public speakers puzzled. They stood up at the podium and questioned City Council […]

Ventura Hosts First of Its Kind Celebration to Welcome the 2018 Amgen Tour of California 

Ventura Hosts First of Its Kind Celebration to Welcome the 2018 Amgen Tour of California 

Editor’s Note: This wonderful race has gone through the city in past years without as much fanfare.  VENTURA HOSTS FIRST OF ITS KIND CELEBRATION TO WELCOME THE 2018 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA Ventura, Calif. – Visit Ventura and partners proudly coordinated a special welcome for the 2018 Amgen Tour of California as the world-renowned cyclists made their way […]

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

By Lori Denman-Underhill I am safe in Ventura. I feel an overwhelming sense of peace and safety for myself and my child, as we walk down the boardwalk by Surfer’s Point. As I hike by the riverbed, I enjoy the silence and feel unthreatened by violence and enjoy a view of nature. When I surf, […]