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Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due To Potential Asbestos Contamination

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due To Potential Asbestos Contamination

KYLE HOOTEN CONTRIBUTOR   Johnson & Johnson (J&J) recalled a single lot of baby powder on Wednesday, citing concerns that it may contain asbestos. This recall comes after an FDA test revealed sub-trace amounts of chrysotile asbestos in a sample of J&J baby powder purchased from an online retailer, according to a company press release. Asbestos is a natural […]

St. John’s Regional Medical Center Awarded Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification

St. John’s Regional Medical Center Awarded Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification

St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a member of Dignity Health, is the first in Ventura County and one in 45 hospitals nationally to achieve the Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Certification from The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA). “St. John’s Stroke Center is excited to earn the distinction as a […]

Acorn Processing Workshop with Christopher Nyerges on Saturday, November 2

Acorn Processing Workshop with Christopher Nyerges on Saturday, November 2

Join Ojai herbalist Lanny Kaufer and special guest author and forager Christopher Nyerges for an Acorn Processing Workshop in Ojai on Saturday, November 2, to learn all aspects of foraging, processing and preparing acorns. The workshop will begin with a morning plant walk on the Ventura River Preserve followed by an afternoon workshop under a […]

Ventura Police Department Asks Drivers to “Stop on Red” During National School Bus Safety Week

Ventura Police Department Asks Drivers to “Stop on Red” During National School Bus Safety Week

During National School Bus Safety Week Oct. 21-25, the Ventura Police Department is supporting efforts across the state to make sure children are safe taking the bus to and from school. Held every year during the third week of October, National School Bus Safety Week is a way for parents, children, teachers, bus drivers, school […]

County adopts online learning platform to promote employee development

County adopts online learning platform to promote employee development

VENTURA, Calif. – The County of Ventura has partnered with LinkedIn Learning to offer County employees thousands of online training videos to help them build and develop new skills and grow personally and professionally. The LinkedIn Learning content library offers more than 15,000 courses to cover the diverse needs of all County employees. All courses […]

Emergency Power Outages and Earthquake App

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California State Auditor Announces Supplemental Applications Received for the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

California State Auditor Announces Supplemental Applications Received for the 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

The California State Auditor, Elaine M. Howle, announced today that nearly 2,200 tentatively eligible applicants submitted a supplemental application to be a part of the 14-member 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission (Commission). The supplemental application period closed on Sunday, October 20 at 11:59 p.m. concluding months of outreach to eligible applicants throughout California. Hundreds of required […]

16 Year Old Shot in Ventura

16 Year Old Shot in Ventura

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On October 20th at 8:30 PM, the Ventura Police Command Center received numerous 911 calls regarding a shooting that just occurred at the 700 block of Riverside Street. Officers arrived at the scene and found a 16-year-old male suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Officers immediately rendered first […]

On Twitter, Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

On Twitter, Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

  By Thomas L. Knapp “There continues to be meaningful public conversation about how we think about Tweets from world leaders on our service,” begins a post at the micro-blogging service’s non-micro-blog. In summary, certain Super Very Important Special People (“world leaders”) are exempt from Twitter’s rules, but henceforth Regular Normal Completely Unimportant People (like […]

Ventura | Power Cut because of Electrical Explosion

Ventura | Power Cut because of Electrical Explosion

On October 20th 3:17 PM, at the Ventura County Fire Communication Center received multiple reports of an explosion at a gas station in the area of E. Harbor Blvd and Monmoth Way. Ventura City Fire Dept resources were dispatched and the first arriving fire engine company reported an explosion in an underground high voltage electrical […]