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7th Annual Golf Tournament FOR THE TROOPS Supporting Our Deployed Military Personnel

7th Annual Golf Tournament FOR THE TROOPS Supporting Our Deployed Military Personnel

For The Troops, an all-volunteer California 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting our deployed military, is looking for those who love Golf and honor our military for its 7th Annual Heroes Golf Tournament, Auction and Banquet on July 24, 2017 at Wood Ranch Golf Club located at 301 N. Wood Ranch Pkwy, Simi Valley, CA.  Registration & […]

Helpful Honda is hosting Pop-Up Shaves in SoCal for Father’s Day Weekend!

Helpful Honda is hosting Pop-Up Shaves in SoCal for Father’s Day Weekend!

For many men, shaving is a chore but it’s a necessary evil if they want to keep the peach fuzz away.  Instead of Dads getting another keyboard tie or pair of socks he probably doesn’t need, the SoCal Honda Dealers are helping Dads enjoy a little pampering on their special day. For the second consecutive year, the SoCal […]

Fireworks are Dangerous and Strictly Prohibited in Oxnard

Fireworks are Dangerous and Strictly Prohibited in Oxnard

According to the National Fire Protection Association website “From 2009-2013, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 18,500 fires caused by fireworks. These fires included 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires and 16,900 outside and other fires” Please consider the following facts: In 2014, U.S. hospital emergency rooms treated an estimated 10,500 people for […]

June Gardening Notes

June Gardening Notes

Prepare: Look for yellow leaves and green veins indicating chlorosis- especially in citrus, gardenias, and Treat with chelated iron. Purchase fuchsias, epiphyllums, alstremerias and perennials in bloom. Purchase, plant, and transplant succulents, cacti, and Pinch back chrysanthemums to make Divide and re-pot cymbidiums that have outgrown Divide bearded iris, wait until October in hot interior […]

Arc Foundation of Ventura County: Please donate – Improve the life of the Disabled

Arc Foundation of Ventura County: Please donate – Improve the life of the Disabled

The Arc of Ventura County is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Established in 1954, the agency serves nearly 700 individuals in the cities of Camarillo, Newbury Park, Ojai, Oxnard, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, and Ventura. With the support of 242 dedicated employees, the agency offers an […]

Off-Highway Vehicle Grant for the back-country of Ventura County

Off-Highway Vehicle Grant for the back-country of Ventura County

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Lockwood Valley Sheriff’s Station, applied for and received a grant from the California State Park Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division. State Parks designates grants for distribution to law enforcement agencies within the state. The amount awarded is calculated by the number of law enforcement agencies that apply for the grant […]

Thousand Oaks Resident Presents Award to Time Magazine’s Person of the Year to Raise Funds for Destroyed School in Liberia

Thousand Oaks Resident Presents Award to Time Magazine’s Person of the Year to Raise Funds for Destroyed School in Liberia

Dr. Jerry Brown, part of the “Ebola Fighters” and 2014 Time Person of the Year,received the LOOP award from Denver-based organization, A New Dimension of Hope. On Saturday, June 3, A New Dimension of Hope awarded Dr. Jerry Brown, medical director of the Eternal Love Winning Africa Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, and Baroness Kimberly Moore, […]

“Connecting Headwaters to the Ocean – Designing for Fish Passage and Enhanced Instream Flow“

“Connecting Headwaters to the Ocean – Designing for Fish Passage and Enhanced Instream Flow“

Ventura County-CA: Southern steelhead need unobstructed passage throughout the length of the Santa Clara River, from the ocean to the upstream areas of tributary creeks, to complete their lifecycle and reproduce.  Experts on fish and water issues will explain how much flow is needed to provide minimum depth for fish when they migrate, and how to […]

2017 Dee Dowell Scholarship Winners

2017 Dee Dowell Scholarship Winners

The Ventura Police Officers Association (VPOA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 14th annual Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship. The scholarships are to honor Sergeant Darlon “Dee” Dowell, who was shot and killed on August 7, 1978. Sergeant Dowell is the only officer in Ventura’s history to die in the line of duty. In […]

Veteran Farmers of America and Mission Produce Host Barbeque Fundraiser

Veteran Farmers of America and Mission Produce Host Barbeque Fundraiser

Veteran Farmers of America (VFA) and Mission Produce are hosting a barbeque fundraiser Friday, June 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Mission Produce packing house in Oxnard (2901 Camino Del Sol). The public is invited. VFA helps place veterans in paid, two-week internship programs with local farms that best fit their interests. […]