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Santa Paula | Ad Hoc Committee on Homelessness

Santa Paula | Ad Hoc Committee on Homelessness

By Sheryl Hamlin City Manager Rock explained that there have been escalating calls for services related to homeless to the Santa Paula Police Department. Recall that a group of citizens begged council for help at a recent council meeting. Read about that presentation here. SPPD spent hours on site giving tresspassing citations and packets of […]

Hey, Show Compassion To the Residents of Ventura

Hey, Show Compassion To the Residents of Ventura

    By Staff The murder of a young father in the presence of his wife and five-year old daughter has brought the issue of homelessness to the forefront in our community. Homelessness is a growing problem, not only in the City of Ventura but across the United States and especially in California. Admittedly, housing […]

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

By Lori Denman-Underhill I am safe in Ventura. I feel an overwhelming sense of peace and safety for myself and my child, as we walk down the boardwalk by Surfer’s Point. As I hike by the riverbed, I enjoy the silence and feel unthreatened by violence and enjoy a view of nature. When I surf, […]

Community Struggles to Work Together on Homelessness: Ventura City Council Meeting May 7th

Community Struggles to Work Together on Homelessness: Ventura City Council Meeting May 7th

By Lori Denman-Underhill The Ventura City Council meeting on May 7 announced an event the community is proud of – the Amgen Bike Tour, which kicks off this Monday, May 14. The meeting also discussed an issue they are not so proud of – decreasing vagrants’ illegal activity and violence. Public Comment Working together to […]

Volunteers needed for annual Ventura County homeless count and survey

Volunteers needed for annual Ventura County homeless count and survey

VENTURA, Calif. – Community volunteers are needed for the annual count and survey of homeless persons in Ventura County. The 2018 Ventura County Homeless Count and Subpopulation Survey has been rescheduled, due to the recent disaster, for the morning of Thursday, February 22, 2018. The annual Homeless Count is coordinated by the Ventura County Continuum […]

Ventura Mayor Erik Nasarenko Discusses Current City Issues

Ventura Mayor Erik Nasarenko Discusses Current City Issues

By Our Ventura TV Ventura Mayor, Erik Nasarenko, speaks with Sandra Siepak about the City of Ventura’s finances, ongoing drought and the library system. Nasarenko touches upon recent sales tax increase, homelessness, support for the Museum of Ventura County and other matters. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

High-cost US Cities See Homeless Population Grow

High-cost US Cities See Homeless Population Grow

Homelessness is increasing in Los Angeles, and the signs are visible. From tents under freeways and shopping carts at street corners, to people begging for money outside fast-food restaurants, the number of homeless people in Los Angeles county has risen by 23 percent, to nearly 58,000. It is a life Destiny Prescott knows all too […]

Congratulations to members appointed to Oxnard’s Citizen Advisory Groups (CAGs)

Congratulations to members appointed to Oxnard’s Citizen Advisory Groups (CAGs)

Congratulations to members appointed to Oxnard’s Citizen Advisory Groups (CAGs) Members will serve on the CAGs for two years, with the exception of Planning Commission members who will serve for four years. APPOINTMENTS Commission on Homelessness Andrea Renee Houchin, Christine Rutter, Francine Castanon, Grant Leichtfuss, Lizet Melgoza, Lucy Cartagena Martinez, Yukio Okano Community Relations Commission […]

QOL Ventura protests crime, water & homelessness problems to City Council

QOL Ventura protests crime, water & homelessness problems to City Council

We received this video clip of several QOL (Quality Of Life) Ventura members, Matt Decker, Daniel Ohlinger, Valerie White and Paul White, speaking at the 2-6-17 Ventura City Council meeting on serious crime, water and homelessness problems and what they say is the Council’s culpability in not acceptably dealing with these. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free […]

Ventura needs to hire Sheriff’s Department

Ventura needs to hire Sheriff’s Department

By Paul White   It’s time for Ventura Police Department officers to change uniforms. It’s time for Ventura residents to get effective, economical law enforcement leadership. It’s time for Ventura’s City Council to contract with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department to police Ventura. This should not be a personal issue, because punishment and prevention of criminal […]

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