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Ventura Erosion Control and Fire-Safe Landscaping Class, February 7

Ventura Erosion Control and Fire-Safe Landscaping Class, February 7

The City of Ventura Public Works Department is hosting an Erosion Control and Fire-Safe Landscaping Class on February 7, 2018, from 7-9pm in the Wright Event Center at Ventura College, 4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura. This free class will help property owners make informed decisions about erosion and sediment control implementation as well as fire-safe landscape […]

City and County of Ventura Host Flood/Mud Preparedness Event and Expo

City and County of Ventura Host Flood/Mud Preparedness Event and Expo

Experts from Ventura County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services and Public Works Agency to discuss regional flood dangers, evacuation strategies for public (VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) — The City of Ventura and experts from Ventura County’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) and Public Works Agency (VCPWA) will host a Flood and Mud Preparedness Event and Expo on Saturday, […]

2nd Biennial Young Women’s Conference – March 3rd

2nd Biennial Young Women’s Conference – March 3rd

The Ventura County Women’s Economic Roundtable (WER) is pleased to host the 2nd bi-annual young women’s conference, “WOMENtum: The Perfect Self(ie)—Building Your Professional Toolkit” from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, March 3, at the Ventura County Office of Education. Young women between the ages of 15 and 25 are invited to attend the free, […]

18th Anniversary of Crash of Alaska Air Flight 261 – January 31st

18th Anniversary of Crash of Alaska Air Flight 261 – January 31st

January 31st is the 18th anniversary of the crash of Alaska Air Flight 261 off the coast of Port Hueneme. Each year family, relatives, friends and residents come to the Sundial Memorial at Hueneme Beach to remember and share their thoughts and remembrances of loved ones. This Wednesday is January 31st and at 3PM all […]

Agromin Converts Over 6 Million Tons of Green Waste Into Compost

Agromin Converts Over 6 Million Tons of Green Waste Into Compost

Oxnard, Calif.—Agromin, a Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material, has recently reached a milestone—composting over 6 million tons of green waste into compost since the company began operating in 1993. It took 23 years to reach the 5 million ton mark in August 2016 and only 1 1/2 years more to […]

Ventura County Community Foundation Receives $200,000 from Amgen Foundation for Thomas Fire Relief

Ventura County Community Foundation Receives $200,000 from Amgen Foundation for Thomas Fire Relief

CAMARILLO, Calif. — The Amgen Foundation recently granted $200,000 to the Ventura County Community Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund, which helps support mid- and long-term relief and rebuilding efforts. “The Thomas Fire has deeply impacted our community and Amgen staff members,” said Eduardo Cetlin, president of the Amgen Foundation. “As part of the $500,000 committed by […]

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officers of the Year

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officers of the Year

The Ventura County Law Enforcement Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) is pleased to announce the 2017 “CIT Officer of the Year” recipients. The 2017 CIT Officer of the Year award was presented to Corporal Dean Cole of the Ventura Police Department and Deputy Greg Lindsay of the Camarillo Police Department. This is the first year that […]

Ventura County Jail Healthcare Veteran Retires

Ventura County Jail Healthcare Veteran Retires

Friday, January 26, 2018 at the Todd Road Jail, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office will celebrate the career and retirement of Nicoleta Weeks, the jail’s healthcare program manager for the past 18 years. As part of the celebration, a $20,000 donation will be made in Weeks’ honor, by the California Forensic Medical Group, Weeks’ employer, […]

Museum of Ventura County and CAPS Media begin documentation of Thomas Fire 

Museum of Ventura County and CAPS Media begin documentation of Thomas Fire 

VENTURA, Calif.–The Museum of Ventura County and CAPS Media are coordinating with the Ventura City fire and police departments, county fire and sheriff departments, other agencies and most importantly the Ventura County public to create an historical archive of the most devastating natural tragedy in county history. Throughout the next few months, the Museum and CAPS Media will be gathering stories and digital images as well as physical artifacts to […]

Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship Award

Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship Award

The Ventura Police Officers Association (VPOA) is accepting applications for the 15th annual Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship. The scholarships will be presented in May 2018 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 […]