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Apply Now for New Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee

Apply Now for New Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee

Residents of the city of Ventura are encouraged to apply for volunteer positions on the Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee. The Committee’s responsibilities include review of the projected revenues and recommended expenditures for the funds generated by Measure O and to make recommendations to the City Council as part of the City’s budget process.  After […]

Camarillo Citizens Academy starts March 2nd!

Camarillo Citizens Academy starts March 2nd!

On March 2, 2017, the Camarillo Police Department will begin its 33rd Citizen’s Academy program.  The Citizen’s Academy is a twelve-week course designed to give citizens an overview of the Camarillo Police Department and Sheriff’s Office functions and operational procedures. There will be presentations by a superior court judge, a K-9 officer, a S.W.A.T. member, […]

What Comes After High School for Students in Special Education?

What Comes After High School for Students in Special Education?

Resources Available at the 2016-17 “Transition Fair” in Camarillo It’s never too early to learn about resources for students with disabilities after high school. Help your high school student prepare for a quality adult life they envision by attending the 2016-17 Ventura County Annual Transition Fair. This is an opportunity for parents, teachers, care-providers and […]

Ventura County Credit Union, California Resources Corporation hold blood drive  

Ventura County Credit Union, California Resources Corporation hold blood drive  

Credit union and energy employees team up with American Red Cross to donate blood Ventura County Credit Union (VCCU), a not-for-profit financial institution, and California Resources Corporation (CRC), the largest oil and natural gas exploration and production company in California, teamed up to sponsor an American Red Cross employee blood drive on Jan. 19 at […]

Bail Telephone Scam Targets Ventura County Grandparents

Bail Telephone Scam Targets Ventura County Grandparents

Recently, criminals have been targeting victims in Moorpark and surrounding cities with phone scams.  The most recent scam targets elderly victims where the caller claims to be a grandchild needing bail money. In the Bail Scam, the caller is proficient at manipulating the victim into inadvertently giving the caller personal information such as their grandchild’s […]

The Christmas Story of a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher

The Christmas Story of a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher

On Christmas day 2016, at 11:05 a.m., Simi Valley Police Department Dispatcher Lauren Harkins received a telephone 9-1-1 call from a Simi Valley resident, Pam Shanahan, asking for help in locating a telephone number to the Oslo, Norway Police Department. Normally, 9-1-1 would not be called to request a telephone number to another police agency. […]

Cal Lutheran to Host Work-Life Balance Training Workshop

Cal Lutheran to Host Work-Life Balance Training Workshop

Cal Lutheran to host world-renowned Getting Things Done® methodology workshop California Lutheran University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership announces it will be holding a work-life balance management system workshop titled, “Getting Things Done®: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity.” The event will be held February 6th 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at CLU’s Lundring Events Center, 130 […]

Prescription / Rx Collection @ Leisure Village

Prescription / Rx Collection @ Leisure Village

On Saturday January 21, 2017, the Camarillo Police Department is partnering with Leisure Village Security to collect unused / expired prescription medication, from residents of the village.  The Camarillo Police Department started its first prescription Rx collection at Leisure Village, in December of 2012.  Knowing how difficult it is for some elderly residents to bring […]

Camarillo Emergency Preparedness Expo to be held on January 28

Camarillo Emergency Preparedness Expo to be held on January 28

The sixth annual Camarillo Emergency Expo will take place on Saturday, January 28, in Constitution Park.  The City of Camarillo is again teaming up with the Camarillo LDS Church to present the Emergency Expo, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Admission is free, and food and refreshments will be available at […]

Coffee with the Chiefs, Thousands Oaks

Coffee with the Chiefs, Thousands Oaks

In 2016, the Thousand Oaks Police Department responded to nearly 21,000 calls for service while the Fire Protection District had approximately 12,000 responses. Your law enforcement officers work specific neighborhoods or patrol areas, day in and day out. These patrol areas are called beats. This system of community policing allows officers to really learn and […]