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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration – Ventura County | An Open Letter

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration – Ventura County | An Open Letter

  By Deborah Baber Savalla   Dear Honorable Members of the MLK Committee of Ventura County, Neighbors, Friends, and Fellow County Residents, I moved here four years ago to live full time after being in New York City for over 30 years.Yesterday was my first Martin Luther King Day celebration experience in Ventura County. It was […]

County and City of Ventura make sandbags available for Thomas Fire area residents

County and City of Ventura make sandbags available for Thomas Fire area residents

VENTURA, Calif. – The County of Ventura and the City of Ventura are working to ensure residents in the areas affected by the Thomas Fire have sandbags to help protect their property against water, mud and debris flows. “It’s important that people pick up these bags now,” said County Public Works Director Jeff Pratt. “The […]

Upcoming Winter Storm: Thomas Fire Burn Area

Upcoming Winter Storm: Thomas Fire Burn Area

Are you prepared? With disasters across the nation and most recently our fire here, it is important more now than ever to make sure we have planned accordingly. Next week is forecasted to bring the first significant rain of the season to Ventura County. Some weather stations are predicting up to an inch of rain […]

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Southern California’s Thomas fire was force of nature

Southern California’s Thomas fire was force of nature

VENTURA, Calif. — The fire left the mountains ghostly gray, vast slopes frozen still but for dust devils wandering the ash. Fire crews were conducting a last big operation in the high country …

Scientists search for survivors after the Thomas fire scorches a condor sanctuary

Scientists search for survivors after the Thomas fire scorches a condor sanctuary

FILLMORE, Calif. — Pushed by instinct and age, a fledgling California condor had been expected to step to the edge of its cliff-side cave sometime in December and make its first flight over …

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 […]

Free workshop for ESL volunteer tutors

Free workshop for ESL volunteer tutors

Laubach Literacy of Ventura County is offering a free workshop to help volunteers learn to become English as Second Language (ESL) tutors of adults. The next workshop will be held Saturday, January 27 (from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM); lunch will be provided.  The workshop will be held at Barrister Executive Suites in Ventura; directions will […]

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

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

December 26, 2017   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 […]

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office DUI Officers Are Out In Force This News Years Weekend

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office DUI Officers Are Out In Force This News Years Weekend

Ventura County Sheriff Oxnard Police Department Office of Traffic Safety and Law Enforcement Remind Public That DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze Location: Cities of Oxnard, Camarillo, Moorpark & Thousand Oaks Ventura County, CA – While alcohol-impaired driving remains the most serious problem on our roadways,the percentage of drivers in fatal crashes with other impairing substances […]

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