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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announce Newest Member to Board of Governors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announce Newest Member to Board of Governors

Agoura, CA – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is pleased to announce a new member to its Board of Governors, Erick Thorson. Thorson is currently President of Thorson Insurance where he manages two separate brokerages – Thorson Insurance Services and OWM Insurance Services.  He also serves on the board for PrimeOne […]

The NALA Takes Collective Cause Marketing to New Heights this Holiday Season

The NALA Takes Collective Cause Marketing to New Heights this Holiday Season

Ventura, CA (November 2018) — The NALA is working with Toys for Tots to ensure no child is forgotten at Christmas via a new initiative – Collective Cause Marketing. The NALA, a boutique marketing agency headquartered in Ventura, CA, has teamed up with a plethora of clients this holiday season to help Toys for Tots […]

CAMP FIRE Disaster Relief

CAMP FIRE Disaster Relief

Your help is needed to supply clothing, linens, and basic hygiene products families who lost their homes in the Camp Fire. More than 13,690 Butte County, CA homes have been destroyed by the Camp Fire, leaving tens of thousands of Californians homeless! Please donate any of the following items to our donation centers, specified below. All […]

Sheriff’s Office to Kick Off Annual ‘Share-iffs’ Toy Drive

Sheriff’s Office to Kick Off Annual ‘Share-iffs’ Toy Drive

The Share-iff’s Toy Drive has been a tradition in Ventura County for 34 years. Many families do not have the resources to provide their children with a traditional Christmas celebration. Each year, thousands of children experience a Christmas morning with no gifts to open. Members of the Sheriff’s Office respond to calls throughout the county […]

Pleasant Valley Lions Donate to Salvation Army’s Holiday Assistance Efforts

Pleasant Valley Lions Donate to Salvation Army’s Holiday Assistance Efforts

The Pleasant Valley Lions Club has donated $2,000 to support the Salvation Army’s efforts to feed families in need during the holiday season.  The contribution from the Lions will go toward the purchase of complete turkey dinners for low-income families.  Approximately 40 households will benefit from this donation. The Salvation Army Southern CA Division serves […]

40 Oxnard Residents Graduate from CERT Academy

40 Oxnard Residents Graduate from CERT Academy

OXNARD, Calif. – On Saturday, November 17th, forty local citizens participated in the emergency response to a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck Oxnard causing fires, gas leaks, and injured many victims trapped in damaged buildings. Even though this was only a drill it felt all too real to the members of Oxnard CERT Class 18-2. […]

Ventura Police Reminds Drivers & Passengers to Buckle Up

Ventura Police Reminds Drivers & Passengers to Buckle Up

This Thanksgiving, the Ventura Police Department is joining the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to remind people how important it is to wear a seat belt, and the potentially deadly consequences of not buckling up. Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel times of the year. According to AAA, 48.5 million people will hit […]

Gold Coast Transit District Offers Free Fares on Black Friday

Gold Coast Transit District Offers Free Fares on Black Friday

Oxnard, CA – Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) will be offering free bus rides on all fixed routes on Friday, November 23 in support of local businesses and in appreciation of its customers.  This will be an opportunity for more people to accomplish their holiday shopping and avoid the hassle of parking and traffic. The Free […]

Thousand Oaks | County/City recovery partnership extends Local Assistance Center

Thousand Oaks | County/City recovery partnership extends Local Assistance Center

VENTURA, Calif. – The County of Ventura and the City of Thousand Oaks will extend operation of the Local Assistance Center at the Thousand Oaks Grant R. Brimhall Library through Sunday at 5 p.m. Located at 1401 E. Janss Road in Thousand Oaks, the center opened last Thursday and serves as a one-stop resource for […]

Economic Development Collaborative Opens Post-Fire Business Recovery Center to Serve LA and Ventura Counties

Economic Development Collaborative Opens Post-Fire Business Recovery Center to Serve LA and Ventura Counties

CAMARILLO, Calif. – The Economic Development Collaborative, as host of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), has opened a Small Business Administration Business Recovery Center at its offices in Camarillo. The center will provide a wide range of free services, from specialized consulting to disaster loans, to businesses impacted by the region’s wildfires.  Located at 4001 […]