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Heard It on the Grapevine – Topa Mountain Viner’s Anniversary Event

Heard It on the Grapevine – Topa Mountain Viner’s Anniversary Event

Join us at Topa Mountain Winery for our One Year Celebration featuring live music from the California soul & funk powerhouse band, ORGŌNE! Enjoy Topa Mountain wine, local food trucks, great live music and come celebrate our One Year Anniversary whilst being surrounded by the majestic Ojai Mountain Range. This event will be fun for […]

Ventura Council Tackles Golf Course Woes; Meeting Ends With Minor Progress and More Questions

Ventura Council Tackles Golf Course Woes; Meeting Ends With Minor Progress and More Questions

by Kevin Harris During Monday’s seemingly endless meeting, the Ventura City Council tried to resolve the area’s long standing issue with its debt-riddled public golf courses, on June 5, 2017. By the end of the meeting, a loosely-worded motion barely passed a Council vote, 4-3, which was still being edited after the vote was done.  […]

Santa Paula: Renovation and Relics

Santa Paula: Renovation and Relics

 By Sheryl Hamlin During the June 5, 2017 Santa Paula City Council Meeting, Gary Nasalroad presented an all-volunteer plan to refurbish the old county fire station on 8th and Santa Barbara. According to the presentation by Gary Nasalroad, the building was built in 1934. The proposed restoration plan, explained Nasalroad, grew out of the Santa […]

Santa Paula: Geological Hazard Abatement District (GHAD)

Santa Paula: Geological Hazard Abatement District (GHAD)

By Sheryl Hamlin What is a GHAD? A GHAD is a mechanism to collect funding in perpetuity for areas with long-term, unsolvable geologic issues where properties have been located. By forming the GHAD, the city or county in which the GHAD is formed is relieved of the obligation to pay in the event of a […]

Ventura Police Department to Participate in Annual “Tip-A-Cop” Fundraiser Benefiting Special Olympics of Ventura County

Ventura Police Department to Participate in Annual “Tip-A-Cop” Fundraiser Benefiting Special Olympics of Ventura County

The Ventura Police Department (VPD) will again be sponsoring the Special Olympics “Tip-A-Cop” event onTuesday, June 20, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at California Pizza Kitchen at 3301 E. Main St. in Ventura (805) 477-9925. The restaurant is located at the Pacific View Mall. Tip-A-Cop is a law enforcement fundraising event in which law […]

50th Anniversary Celebration: Monterey Pop International Festival Concert

50th Anniversary Celebration: Monterey Pop International Festival Concert

Kick off the Summer of Love’s 50th Anniversary celebration, 7–9 p.m., June 17 at the Museum of Ventura County, with a special showing of the Monterrey Pop International Festival documentary directed by D.A. Pennebaker. Widely regarded as having kicked off the Summer of Love IN 1967, the Monterrey Pop International Festival became known for hosting […]

A special offer for our Friends, from the Ojai Wine Festival

A special offer for our Friends, from the Ojai Wine Festival

You’re invited – especially those with discerning tastes, to the 31st Annual Ojai Wine Festival! June 11th 12-4pm at the beautiful Lake Casitas Lake Even better, as our friend and client, you will receive 10% off with our friends and family rate – just use the code 2017 pour Looking forward to seeing you all there! […]

Sex Registrant Compliance Sweep in Ventura and Oxnad

Sex Registrant Compliance Sweep in Ventura and Oxnad

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017, Sheriff’s detectives conducted compliance checks at the residences of Thirty One (31) registered sex offenders throughout the county areas of Ventura and Oxnard. The compliance checks were part of the Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE/ELEAS) Grant. Twenty (20) of the sex registrants were confirmed to […]

Ventura: Driver of Stolen Vehicle escapes Passenger arrested for Narcotics

Ventura: Driver of Stolen Vehicle escapes Passenger arrested for Narcotics

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On June 5th at 2:20 AM, officers were in the area of Evergreen Drive and Thompson Blvd. investigating a vehicle burglary that had just occurred. While one of the officers was looking for the suspect in the area, he saw a vehicle driving at a high rate of […]

Attempted Commercial Burglary in Ventura

Attempted Commercial Burglary in Ventura

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On June 4th at 3:30 PM, officers received a call from an alert citizen regarding the suspect attempting to break into the front door of a business in the 3100 block of Telegraph Road. By the time officers arrived, the suspect had fled. While the officers were on […]