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Overnight Full Closures of State Route 126 in Ventura for Paving Operations

Overnight Full Closures of State Route 126 in Ventura for Paving Operations

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)   VENTURA – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced plans to fully close State Route 126 (SR-126) next week for road paving operations in the city of Ventura. From Monday, October 22 to Friday, October 26, the following full closures of SR-126 will be in place in the […]

Oak View children and families receive expanded classes and preschool scholarships, thanks to grants received by First 5 Ventura County

Oak View children and families receive expanded classes and preschool scholarships, thanks to grants received by First 5 Ventura County

(OJAI, Calif.) —Oak View children and families are benefitting from a pair of grants received by First 5 Ventura County (F5VC). F5VC has been able to expand the number of Parent and Child Together (PACT) classes and preschool scholarships available for Oak View Families through the Ojai Valley Neighborhood for Learning (OVNfL) thanks to grant […]

Legislature Returns from Summer Recess to Consider Job Killing Bills

Legislature Returns from Summer Recess to Consider Job Killing Bills

The California State Assembly and Senate return today from their month-long summer recess and will consider the remaining job killer bills over the next several weeks. The next significant deadline for the job killer bills is August 17, the date by which fiscal committees must send the bills along for consideration by the entire Senate […]

The Building Permit Process for Re-building Your Home: Public Meetings for Property Owners Affected by the Thomas Fire

The Building Permit Process for Re-building Your Home: Public Meetings for Property Owners Affected by the Thomas Fire

(VENTURA, Calif.) – Property owners who lost a home or other structure during the Thomas Fire are invited to attend one of two public outreach presentations on June 26 or June 28 to learn about the requirements for obtaining a building permit to re-build, and the County’s expedited building permit process for fire victims. While the […]

Nikki Haley Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council, Calling “It A Cesspool Of Political Bias”

Nikki Haley Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council, Calling “It A Cesspool Of Political Bias”

Hanna Bogorowski | Contributor The United States will withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Geneva announced Tuesday. “The Human Rights Council has become an exercise in shameless hypocrisy, with many of the world’s worst human rights abuses going […]

Ventura City Council Adopts Fireworks Social Host Ordinance

Ventura City Council Adopts Fireworks Social Host Ordinance

The Ventura City Council adopted a Fireworks Social Host Ordinance during its regular meeting on June 18, 2018.  Under the new ordinance, any homeowner, renter, or person in charge of a residence or other private property who knows or should know of the sale, use, and/or possession of any fireworks on private property are subject […]

Tri-County Collaboration brings energy efficiency funding to region

Tri-County Collaboration brings energy efficiency funding to region

VENTURA, Calif. – On May 31, 2018, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), approved an Energy Efficiency Business Plan submitted by a tri-county collaboration that will allow local governments to have more flexibility over program design to meet local needs and bring ratepayer dollars directly to their region. Business plans were submitted by Investor-Owned Utilities […]

Cannabis Tax; Landscaping; Showing Police Respect… Monday Night’s Simi City Council Meeting

Cannabis Tax; Landscaping; Showing Police Respect… Monday Night’s Simi City Council Meeting

By Kevin Harris The Simi Valley City Council unanimously decided that it will ask voters to consider a commercial cannabis tax during the general election in November. Also passed unanimously during Monday night’s City Council Meeting was a resolution approving local landscaping assessments, and a request by one City Council Member for a new city […]

Carjacking at Gunpoint near Colonia | 1 Suspect in Custody

Carjacking at Gunpoint near Colonia | 1 Suspect in Custody

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release Officers are searching for at least two carjacking suspects and one is in custody. The suspect and accomplices carjacked a red Mazda 3 sedan at gunpoint just after 2 a.m. near Colonia Road. The suspects drove the man to nearby ATM’s where they made withdrawals from his bank […]

NFL Play60 Comes to Naval Base Ventura County

NFL Play60 Comes to Naval Base Ventura County

By Tim Pompey Encouraging kids to play is a worthwhile goal. But in this age of video games, getting them outdoors to do it might take some extra work. The National Football League and The Los Angeles Rams brought their Play60 Program to Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) in Port Hueneme on Saturday, May 12 […]

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