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Dystopian Order Out Of Covid

Dystopian Order Out Of Covid

COLUMN by Judy Bruce of Simi Valley Critical thinkers know that we are being lied to about a piece of cloth does not protect anyone from a contagion; and if it was a contagion, everyone would be in hazmat gear!! The COVID lockdowns, masks, distancing, business closures, and vaccine mandates are part of a larger […]

Oxnard, CA | It’s That Time Of Year Again! It’s Time For The Great Shake Out Earthquake Drill!

Oxnard, CA | It’s That Time Of Year Again! It’s Time For The Great Shake Out Earthquake Drill!

From the desk of Scott Brewer Everyone, everywhere, should know how to protect themselves during earthquakes, whether they live, work, or travel to an area where earthquakes are common. The Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill is an opportunity to learn and practice earthquake safety with your coworkers, family, friends, and millions of other people worldwide! Each year, ShakeOut participants practice the simple, […]

Ventura, CA | New Director Of Airports Selected

Ventura, CA | New Director Of Airports Selected

Ventura, CA – Keith Freitas has been selected to run the County’s airports in Camarillo and Oxnard. The appointment as Director of Airports was made by County Executive Officer Mike Powers. The selection included a national search garnering 45 applicants and a hiring panel comprised of community members from the Camarillo and Oxnard Airport Authority, […]

The City Of Ventura Invites The Community To Participate In The Redistricting Process

The City Of Ventura Invites The Community To Participate In The Redistricting Process

Ventura, Calif. – Every ten years, City Council Districts are redrawn so that each district is substantially equal in population using the U.S. Census data. This process, called redistricting, ensures that each City Council member represents about the same number of constituents. In the City of Ventura, the public may create new maps for City Council […]

County of Ventura Public Works Agency Awarded Employer Of The Year By International Right Of Way Association (IRWA)

County of Ventura Public Works Agency Awarded Employer Of The Year By International Right Of Way Association (IRWA)

(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – September 30, 2021 – The County of Ventura Public Works Agency has been awarded Employer of the Year for 2020-2021 by the International Right of Way Association (IRWA), Chapter 47.  IRWA is a global, member-led organization of dedicated professionals whose purpose is to improve quality of life through excellence in infrastructure development.  In this case, the County […]

California First Responders Earn $78,957 Per Year, Most in U.S.

California First Responders Earn $78,957 Per Year, Most in U.S.

Mike LaFirenza Between the COVID-19 pandemic, more intense hurricanes, and ongoing wildfires impacting the western U.S., first responders are being challenged more than ever. While first responders are on the front lines during emergencies and face more danger than most people do in their occupations, they don’t earn much more. According to data from the […]

The Ventura Fire Department Goes Pink In October

The Ventura Fire Department Goes Pink In October

Ventura, Calif. — For the 11th consecutive year, the Ventura Fire Department will partner with the Ventura City Firefighters Association and various Downtown Ventura businesses to support and promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month by selling pink, embossed department t-shirts.   Limited-edition t-shirts are available to the public during the month of October, while supplies last. Additionally, Ventura firefighters will wear pink t-shirts from October 1-15, to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and treatment […]

The City Of Santa Paula Seeks Community Feedback For Outdoor Equity Grant

The City Of Santa Paula Seeks Community Feedback For Outdoor Equity Grant

Santa Paula, CA – The City of Santa Paula is applying for the California Department of Parks and Recreation Outdoor Equity Grants Program (OEP) and we need your help. The mission of the grant is encouraging healthy communities by connecting people to parks, supporting innovative recreational opportunities, embracing diversity, fostering inclusivity, and delivering superior customer […]

Goleta Water District Holds Public Hearing On Districting Process To Draw District Lines

Goleta Water District Holds Public Hearing On Districting Process To Draw District Lines

Goleta, Calif., – Goleta Water District(GWD) is hosting a series of public hearings to begin the process to transition to district based elections and is inviting all interested persons to participate. Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to participate and help draw district lines by providing public comments via email or phone, or at public hearings.  […]

Santa Barbara, CA | Teacher’s Fund “Back-To-School” Supplies Drive Will Send $62,000 To Local Classrooms

Santa Barbara, CA | Teacher’s Fund “Back-To-School” Supplies Drive Will Send $62,000 To Local Classrooms

SANTA BARBARA, California, September 22, 2021 – Santa Barbara-area teachers welcoming students back to their classroom this fall will do so buoyed by over $62,000 raised by the local non-profit Teacher’s Fund. This year’s annual Back-to-School Drive was especially meaningful – and needed – as teachers bought new tools, learning materials and otherwise equipped their classrooms […]