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United Water Conservation District Kicks off New Water Year with New Water Agreements

United Water Conservation District Kicks off New Water Year with New Water Agreements

United Water Conservation District (UWCD), administrator of water resources in the Santa Clara River watershed, has kicked off the new Water Year with a number of unprecedented agreements resulting in some 30,000 acre feet of new water procurement, benefitting the residents of Ventura County. “Working in partnership with our neighboring water agencies and exercising the very best […]

Workforce Development Board of Ventura County Adds 2 New Board Members

Workforce Development Board of Ventura County Adds 2 New Board Members

Ventura, Calif. – The Ventura County Board of Supervisors approved the Workforce Development Board (WDB) Membership Committee’s recommendation to appoint Laura Martinez and Captain Kirk Lagerquist as new members. They will each serve three-year terms. Martinez is the human resource director at Ventura Pacific Company, a lemon grower and packer in Oxnard. She has over […]

County of Ventura | Internal Audit Division receives highest opinion from peer review

County of Ventura | Internal Audit Division receives highest opinion from peer review

VENTURA, Calif. – The County of Ventura Auditor-Controller’s Internal Audit Division (IAD) received the highest possible opinion from a recent peer review conducted for the five-year period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2019.  Specifically, the peer reviewers found that the IAD’s internal quality control system was suitably designed and operating effectively to provide reasonable […]

Oxnard Man Sentenced to 78 Years to Life for Molesting Three Relatives

Oxnard Man Sentenced to 78 Years to Life for Molesting Three Relatives

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Salvador Banales (DOB 10/08/49), of Oxnard, was sentenced to 78 years 8 months to life in prison on October 11, 2019, by Judge Gilbert Romero.  In September 2019, Banales was convicted by a jury of five lewd and lascivious acts upon children under 14, […]

7th Annual Ventura County Farm Day: “Explore, Learn, Taste” – November 9

7th Annual Ventura County Farm Day: “Explore, Learn, Taste” – November 9

Ventura County farms, ranches, nurseries and other agricultural operations, from organic to conventional, row crops to orchards, will open their doors to the public during the 7th Annual Ventura County Farm Day. On Saturday, November 9, visitors will experience a day of agricultural activities and meet the farmers who grow the food they eat. Farm Day […]

Ventura County’s Indigenous Peoples Day

Ventura County’s Indigenous Peoples Day

    This Friday, Oct 11th at 6pm in front of Cesar Chavez Elementary School. March in solidarity of Indigenous Peoples Day! ✊🏽 We have to educate ourselves and our younger ones. We must challenge history. 📚💢🥊 #Repost @micop805 Join us in observation of Indigenous People’s Day in Ventura County! As indigenous people’s to the continent, we honor and respect the […]

Master Gardeners of Ventura County – Landscapes for Fire

Master Gardeners of Ventura County – Landscapes for Fire

I would like to announce an educational opportunity presented by the Master Gardeners of Ventura County Landscapes for Fire presented by the Master Gardeners of Ventura County. You may be able to protect your home and your neighborhood with a few changes to your landscape.  Learn about ways to increase the chances for your home […]

County to update building code

County to update building code

VENTURA, Calif. – The Board of Supervisors will hold a scheduled public hearing on October 15, 2019 to consider the adoption of the 2019 Ventura County Building Code. It is expected that the Board will adopt the 2019 California Building Standards Code with the proposed local amendments. These Building Standards are updated and adopted every […]

County Family Medicine Residency Program named first in the nation

County Family Medicine Residency Program named first in the nation

VENTURA, Calif. – The Family Medicine Residency Program at Ventura County Medical Center has been named the first in the nation in the latest study by Doximity, the professional medical network, and U.S. News & World Report. The family medicine residency-training program was recognized as the top program nationally by clinical reputation according to the […]

Thousand Oaks Fundraiser Event for Borderlines Fallen Officer a Casualty of Politics- or More?

Thousand Oaks Fundraiser Event for Borderlines Fallen Officer a Casualty of Politics- or More?

By George Miller What precipitated this article were claims that a fundraiser honoring Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Ron Helus- the leading hero of last year’s Borderline shooting in Thousand Oaks, CA. was effectively sabotaged by Tim Hagel of the Sheriff’s Dept, who is known as the Thousand Oaks “Police Chief.” How and why he did that […]

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