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Toastmasters – Saturday March 29th – Come hear the best speakers at local Tall Tales and International (inspirational) Contest

Toastmasters – Saturday March 29th – Come hear the best speakers at local Tall Tales and International (inspirational) Contest

Toastmasters will be holding its bi-annual contest this Saturday in Thousands Oaks.  Twice a year Toastmasters, treat the premier public speaking/confidence building program, erectile hold contests to challenge its members and find the best of the best.  Come see the top speakers in our area perform in the Tall Tales (telling a whooper of a […]

Hollywood Comics come to Thousand Oaks–April 5th

Hollywood Comics come to Thousand Oaks–April 5th

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Some of Hollywood’s funniest headlining comics will be presenting an evening of entertainment on Saturday, April 5 at 8:00 pm at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, located at 403 W. Hillcrest Dr. in Thousand Oaks.  The evening features seven comedians in an hour and a half show offered in an intimate […]

Kayak adventure program set to return to Ventura–Learn to kayak on a fun, family-friendly excursion in the beautiful Ventura Harbor

Kayak adventure program set to return to Ventura–Learn to kayak on a fun, family-friendly excursion in the beautiful Ventura Harbor

Friends of Channel Coast State Parks, the nonprofit cooperating association that serves the Channel Coast district of the California State Parks, will be starting its kayak program up again on Sunday, April 13. The kayak lessons will be offered monthly at the Ventura Harbor, launching from Harbor Cove. Each month, people of all ages will […]

County of Ventura drafting amendments for further land use regulation

County of Ventura drafting amendments for further land use regulation

The County of Ventura is currently drafting amendments to the Local Coastal Program, which includes the Coastal Area Plan and Coastal Zoning Ordinance. Proposed changes will include updated regulations to conform to current County and Coastal Commission standards and state and federal laws.   We invite you to join County staff and learn about the […]

PLF litigates against sale of High Speed Rail bonds

PLF litigates against sale of High Speed Rail bonds

Uncle of Ojai resident receives posthumous medal of honor

Uncle of Ojai resident receives posthumous medal of honor

On Tuesday, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement about Sgt. Eduardo C. Gomez, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his courageous actions in the Korean War during a White House ceremony honoring 24 Army veterans for their valor in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. “As the Representative of Naval […]

Action alert: No to higher gas prices

Action alert: No to higher gas prices

  Two billion oil tax proposal introduced by Democratic Senator Noreen Evans.   California already has the nation’s highest gas taxes, but if the bill passes, gas prices will go up even more. Even worse, the $2 billion generated will be administered by an unelected board with no accountability.     Tell your representatives to […]

The Election Integrity Project (EIP) – volunteer opportunity

The Election Integrity Project (EIP) – volunteer opportunity

  . .   The Election Integrity Project (EIP) is offering a volunteer opportunity which can significantly improve election integrity in the state of California! It is the California Voter ID Initiative (originally filed as the Common Sense Voting Act) and the petition is now in circulation! You can read more about the initiative here. […]

Pension reform petitions – sign online

Pension reform petitions – sign online

. . . .  Petitions  Available for Pension Initiative    Signature gathering is in process across the County. Petitions are being turned in daily and the response is very positive. We are still on the front end of this effort and the work to get the signatures still needs to be done. If you want […]

Next home Garden Workshop Event: “Your Summer Vegetable Garden”

Next home Garden Workshop Event: “Your Summer Vegetable Garden”

University of California Cooperative Extension  Mastering Your Home Garden Workshops   Presented by the Ventura County Master Gardeners Next home Garden Workshop Event:  “Your Summer Vegetable Garden“   March 29, 2014 • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Hansen Agricultural Center 14292 W. Telegraph Rd., Santa Paula (Briggs Road Entrance)   · Workshops specifically designed for […]