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Patrol Task Force Offers Insight on Homeless

Patrol Task Force Offers Insight on Homeless

By Lori Denman-Underhill In order to help a person, the one who is aiming to assist should literally, dive deep into their world and investigate their environment. The homeless issue of Ventura includes aspects that are evident from an outside perspective. However, many people in the community engage themselves one-on-one, in an effort to learn […]

Note to Seattle: If You Want Less of Something, Tax it

Note to Seattle: If You Want Less of Something, Tax it

  by Thomas L. Knapp What’s the best way to help the homeless? While there are lots of reasons for homelessness in America, ranging from mental illness to the use of e.g. “sex offender registries” to put certain areas off-limits to certain people, poverty likely places high on the list — and a major cause […]

City Council OKs Almost a Million for Museum of Ventura County

City Council OKs Almost a Million for Museum of Ventura County

By Lori Denman-Underhill City Council opened up the May 14 meeting by holding special presentations for those who worked to rebuild the city after the Thomas Fire. They also approved an additional $950,000 for the Museum of Ventura County (MVC), leaving many public speakers puzzled. They stood up at the podium and questioned City Council […]

Santa Paula: Transient Gateway to the Santa Clara River

Santa Paula: Transient Gateway to the Santa Clara River

 By Sheryl Hamlin Led by Richard Owen, a resident of Cornell Drive in Santa Paula, five residents related their stories of the transient invasion into their neighborhood. These transients are living along the Santa Clara riverbed creating piles of trash and filth. In the map segment below, Cornell Drive is shown in red. Note proximity […]

John & Ken Broadcast Live from Ventura’s Rally Against Vagrant Crime on May 3

John & Ken Broadcast Live from Ventura’s Rally Against Vagrant Crime on May 3

By Kevin Harris Fed-up Venturans rallied on Thursday afternoon, May 3, 2018, to protest lenient city policies toward homeless criminal behavior, which they say led directly to the senseless murder of a local restaurant patron, while his young daughter sat in his lap, on April 18.  Anthony Mele, 35, was having dinner with his family […]

Truly Compassionate Immigration is Americans First

Truly Compassionate Immigration is Americans First

    by Naomi Fisher I feel empathy and sorrow for all the hopeful immigrants waiting to come to this county, but I cringe at the lifestyle they have been forced to live and how they are living right now. However some of the people protesting should understand our country cannot take care of any more […]

Ventura Promenade “Clean-up”

Ventura Promenade “Clean-up”

  by Paul White A Venturan was walking on the promenade early this morning where Mele was killed.  One city rep was walking with a reporter.  At one end was a big work crew who’d just finished cleaning up the trashy promenade.  There was a group of five other cops patrolling, and three more in […]

May 3 Ventura Rally Against Vagrant Crime: A cause that everyone can support

May 3 Ventura Rally Against Vagrant Crime: A cause that everyone can support

.. .   . by Paul D. White .  . History could record that Anthony Mele’s tragic murder at the hands of a criminal vagrant was not in vain. It could record that his avoidable killing was the spark that motivated Ventura residents to enlist in a battle against dangerously inept leadership.   . NOTE: Venue Moved! […]

Where Have All the Police Gone??? | Ignoring Small Issues Become Issues You Can’t Ignore!

Where Have All the Police Gone??? | Ignoring Small Issues Become Issues You Can’t Ignore!

  An Open Letter To the Chief of Police, Ventura Dear Chief Corney, I was so sorry to hear about the stabbing that took place at the Aloha Steakhouse this past weekend. And I was particularly embarrassed for you to see one of your commanders appear on television and announce that an officer should have […]

STOPPING the Ventura Vagrant Crime Epidemic- Thu. May 3, 4:30-6:00 PM

STOPPING the Ventura Vagrant Crime Epidemic- Thu. May 3, 4:30-6:00 PM

Advertisement – by Ventura QOL Event moved to end of California St. By Crowne Plaza Hotel on the Promenade  To bring attention to the homeless situation in Ventura, the city’s failures in handling it and the opportunities for improvement, the John and Ken Show will be broadcast live Thursday, 2-6 at Event moved to end […]

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