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Pure Stoke Hits Ventura Beach

Pure Stoke Hits Ventura Beach

By Lori Denman-Underhill The hot sun last weekend brought out an endless amount of families to California Street beach in Ventura. A new nonprofit — appropriately named Pure Stoke— was there to greet those who have been longing to surf. Pure Stoke’s surf instruction events are all inclusive and have been teaching at two locations […]

Local Oxnard beach residents stage impressive art tour

Local Oxnard beach residents stage impressive art tour

By George Miller It turns out that the laid-back beach community of Oxnard Shores has quite a few artists in its numbers. On Saturday, September 2, nearly 30 of them organized and exhibited in the first-ever Art Walk @ the Shores-Oxnard, some with some very impressive works. A few are highlighted here for illustrative purposes […]

Hueneme Beach: New shower near small beach restroom

Hueneme Beach: New shower near small beach restroom

By Port Hueneme News Editor’s note: There has been much public discontent over the shabby condition of the public restrooms on Hueneme Beach. The City has been working on improvements. Also read: Port Hueneme residents want to fix beach bathrooms We have just installed an additional shower near the small restroom (see attached photograph). Our […]

Nearly 220,000 gallons of sewage spills into ocean and triggers warnings along Ventura County coast

Nearly 220,000 gallons of sewage spills into ocean and triggers warnings along Ventura County coast

By Veronica Rocha A  219,000-gallon sewage spill along a stretch of the Ventura County coastline triggered warnings to beachgoers due to possible health hazards. The spill occurred Sunday when a power outage affected a treatment plant in Oxnard, according to the Ventura County Environmental Health Division. The sewage was then released through a line about a […]

Oxnard Revival Center receives Grant for Beach and Park Clean Up — Roll up your sleeves!

Oxnard Revival Center receives Grant for Beach and Park Clean Up — Roll up your sleeves!

Oxnard Revival Center teams up with Ventura County Public Health in a cigarette butt litter collection project around beaches and parks in Oxnard and Ventura. ORC was awarded a grant through VCPH, under the direction of Vicky Gonzales and Helen Tosh, and all efforts were made to execute a successful cleaning project in our beautiful cities. […]

Port Hueneme residents want to fix beach bathrooms

Port Hueneme residents want to fix beach bathrooms

By George Miller An alliance of Port Hueneme residents and Council members will fight to improve beach bathrooms.  They claim those facilities are a turnoff to potential beachgoers and a blight on an otherwise world-class beach. Sandwiched between the Port of Hueneme just north and industrial facilities and Ormond Beach to the south, Port Hueneme […]

2 Malibu property owners fined $5.1 million for blocking access to public beach

2 Malibu property owners fined $5.1 million for blocking access to public beach

LOS ANGELES — For decades, patient some Malibu property owners have made it hard for the public to reach public beaches. This week, check the California Coastal Commission fined two of those property owners more than $5.1 million for denying surfers, sand castle builders, kite flyers, sun bathers, yoga enthusiasts and other beachgoers access to […]

Dangerous Surf

Dangerous Surf

On July 4th, the well trained and dedicated lifeguards at Port Hueneme beach helped rescue 30 swimmers. There were several hundred swimmers in or around the water throughout the day all day long. Some were caught in rip tides which are very dangerous for inexperienced swimmers. During a rescue, it was thought a swimmer had […]

Ventura selected as finalist for ‘Best Beach Town’ by Sunset Magazine

Ventura selected as finalist for ‘Best Beach Town’ by Sunset Magazine

Ventura Visitors & Convention Bureau (VVCB) is excited to announce that Ventura has been named a finalist for the ‘Best Beach Town’ award in Sunset Magazine’s 2nd Annual Travel Awards. The Sunset Travel Awards spotlight the very best travel experiences on the West Coast. They were introduced to honor excellence and innovation in the tourism industry across the 13 Western states, British Columbia, […]

Port Hueneme Beach: Signs vs. Lifeguards!

Port Hueneme Beach: Signs vs. Lifeguards!

  At the March 21, 2016, Port Hueneme City Council meeting, Interim City Manager, John Baker, said the City’s liability insurer, the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority informed him that by placing signs “No Life Guards on Duty” on the beach in place of human Lifeguards, liability would decrease as would their liability insurance premiums.  […]

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