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Battling Fires, Home Owners and Businesses Asking for Information | Ventura City Water System

Battling Fires, Home Owners and Businesses Asking for Information | Ventura City Water System

  By Deborah Baber Savalla “Ventura is teetering on the brink regarding its water future. Residents need to demand new, qualified leadership in all areas immediately.” –Joe Richardson, Daniel Cormode, Paul White | January 28, 2017 Citizens Journal Editorial Fire and rain can give way to damage and destruction. Taken in near-tandem after the recent devastating fires […]

VC Sheriff warns of fire scams

VC Sheriff warns of fire scams

Thomas Fire victims may be targeted by unscrupulous opportunists as they attempt to rebuild.The Thomas Fire drew both national and international attention because of the tragic loss of life and the magnitude of the property damage. The fire damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes throughout several communities in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. As the threat of […]

County Continues Fire Recovery Efforts for Fire Victims, Approves Fire Debris Cleanup Program and Ordinance, Waives Certain Permit Fees

County Continues Fire Recovery Efforts for Fire Victims, Approves Fire Debris Cleanup Program and Ordinance, Waives Certain Permit Fees

VENTURA, Calif. – On Tuesday, December 26, the County of Ventura Board of Supervisors held a special meeting to consider ongoing recovery efforts in response to the Thomas Fire. At Tuesday’s meeting the Board of Supervisors approved the County’s participation with the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) Debris Removal Program for Fire Damaged Properties, […]

County to open fire recovery information center in Santa Paula

County to open fire recovery information center in Santa Paula

VENTURA, Calif. – The County of Ventura will open an information center in Santa Paula tomorrow to assist the residents of the Santa Paula/Santa Clara River Valley and the surrounding area who have been affected by the Thomas fire. The center will be in a trailer parked in Steckel Park on Highway 150 north of […]

Surprising And Little-Known Seabee Secret Services!

Surprising And Little-Known Seabee Secret Services!

Port Hueneme, Calif, Oct. 16, 2017  – Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) hosted its semi-annual Media Day on Oct. 14 with local media and the Ventura County Office of Education to highlight the capabilities of two little known tenants at the base. Underwater Construction Team Two (UCT-2), a Seabee unit with deep-dive underwater construction capabilities […]

Residential Burglary Arrest and Recovery of Stolen Property

Residential Burglary Arrest and Recovery of Stolen Property

Stalled Unemployment Spells Bad News For The Economy

Stalled Unemployment Spells Bad News For The Economy

California Job Tracker: August 2015–Ventura County still shows ‘Not Recovered’

California Job Tracker: August 2015–Ventura County still shows ‘Not Recovered’

By Lynn Reaser A total of 21 out of 29 California’s metropolitan areas have now totally recovered all of the jobs lost during the Recession and exceeded the pre-Recession employment peaks, according to the latest data for June 2015. (See Figures 16 and 17.) These 21 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) or their metropolitan district (MD) […]

When did Robin Hood replace Uncle Sam as our national icon?

When did Robin Hood replace Uncle Sam as our national icon?

By Phil Erwin My title refers to an analogous reference to the penchant of Democrats in general, and our current President in particular, to think that Robin Hood’s semi-mythical approach to solving economic problems – that is, robbing from the rich to give to the poor (a process now re-branded by Democrats as “wealth redistribution,” […]