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Giving Tuesday is December 3rd, 2019!

Giving Tuesday is December 3rd, 2019!

  What a difference a day makes! Join Casa Pacifica and support our programs and services for foster and at-risk youth. For 25 years, we have provided children’s mental  health  services in Ventura and Santa Barbara County. With your help, we will continue to provide these cutting-edge services to the most vulnerable children and their […]

Aspen Institute Names Ventura College as a Top 150 U.S. Community College Eligible for 2021 Aspen Prize

Aspen Institute Names Ventura College as a Top 150 U.S. Community College Eligible for 2021 Aspen Prize

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Ventura College as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. Eligibility is based on strong student outcomes, including: learning, completion rates, employment rates & […]

City of Ventura Announces $8 Million Settlement with Southern California Edison for Thomas Wildfire Claims

City of Ventura Announces $8 Million Settlement with Southern California Edison for Thomas Wildfire Claims

Today, the City of Ventura announces an $8 million settlement with Southern California Edison Company to resolve wildfire claims resulting from the 2017 Thomas Fire. The City of Ventura’s $8 million settlement is part of a larger settlement for a group of six public entities, including the 2017 Thomas Fire and 2018 Montecito Debris Flow, […]

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV) Offers Thanksgiving Break Camp

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV) Offers Thanksgiving Break Camp

Agoura, CA – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV) is offering Thanksgiving Break Camp, November 25-27, 2019.  The camp is open to students in grades K-8. Campers are invited to attend either the Dr. Richard Grossman Boys & Girls Clubs located at Chaparral Elementary School, 22601 Liberty Bell Road in Calabasas […]

Wreaths Across America 2019

Wreaths Across America 2019

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,600 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. Join us by sponsoring a veterans’ wreath at a cemetery near […]

Simi YMCA Celebrates 35th Anniversary/Announces Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

Simi YMCA Celebrates 35th Anniversary/Announces Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

Simi Valley, Calif.—The Simi Valley Family YMCA handed out its 8th Annual Volunteer of the Year awards at a November 9 dinner at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center. The sold-out evening attracted over 250 guests and celebrated the Simi Y’s 35th anniversary. Providing the entertainment was Lynzee Fraye, “American Idol” contestant. Three individuals who […]

Camarillo | Former Courthouse Property Dizdar Park & Former Fire Station Property

Camarillo | Former Courthouse Property Dizdar Park & Former Fire Station Property

CAMARILLO, Calif. – The City’s Department of Community Development hosted a series of workshops where the public had the opportunity to learn about and comment on the future re-use of two Old Town properties: Former Courthouse at 2220 Ventura Boulevard; and, Dizdar Park/Former Fire Station at the southeast corner of Ventura Boulevard and Glenn Drive. […]

10th Annual Castro Family, Ventura Police and Ventura Police Community Foundation Toy Drive

10th Annual Castro Family, Ventura Police and Ventura Police Community Foundation Toy Drive

The Ventura Police Department announces the 10th Annual Castro Family, Ventura Police and Ventura Police Community Foundation Toy Drive. The community is invited to donate unwrapped toys or gift cards for the patients and siblings of the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at the Ventura County Medical Center. Donations, for ages infant to […]

Casa Pacifica Announces Dates for Award Winning Festival and Yummie Top Chef Dinner

Casa Pacifica Announces Dates for Award Winning Festival and Yummie Top Chef Dinner

Camarillo, CA – The 27th Annual Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival will be held on Sunday, June 7th, 2020, at CSU Channel Islands! Voted Best Charity Event and Best Food & Drink Festival by VC Reporter eight years running, the all-inclusive Festival is a county favorite. All proceeds from the Festival benefit Casa Pacifica […]

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for Oxnard

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for Oxnard

The Oxnard Police Department will take part in a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation aimed at educating bicyclists, drivers and pedestrians on traffic laws, rules, and responsibilities. On November 12, 2019, officers will be looking for violations made by bicyclists, drivers, and pedestrians that put roadway users at risk. These violations include drivers speeding, […]