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Out In The Cold: America’s Homeless Youth

Out In The Cold: America’s Homeless Youth

    By Douglas Partello It is hard for us to imagine our own child out at night without a jacket, no less all night, without shelter, night after night, on the streets. According to The National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) there are an estimated 4.2 million youth and young adults, 16-24, who experience […]

Ventura Regional Sanitation District Directors Must Resign

Ventura Regional Sanitation District Directors Must Resign

  Failing the Public Taxpayer Ventura Regional Sanitation District (District) is a public agency that provides solid waste, water, and wastewater services within Ventura County. The District is governed by a Board of Directors that include city council members from Camarillo, Fillmore, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Thousand Oaks, and Ventura. The District has […]

California Guidance Calls For Masked Students This Fall

California Guidance Calls For Masked Students This Fall

By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square (The Center Square) – California’s public health office says students and teachers returning to school in the fall are going to keep their masks on when indoors, regardless of their vaccination status. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has released guidance that said the state’s schools would continue […]

California Has The 7th Worst Public Schools

California Has The 7th Worst Public Schools

The pandemic transformed American life in many ways, but arguably none quite as severely as education. In spring 2020, many schools across the country closed their doors to in-person learning as scientists and politicians grappled with the dangers of COVID-19. Globally, more than 1 billion students were affected by school closures. The effects of those […]

Arizona Official Says California’s Electrical Power Grab Could Lead To Outages

Arizona Official Says California’s Electrical Power Grab Could Lead To Outages

Elizabeth Troutman | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The head of the Arizona Corporate Commission worries that California power officials moving their wattage to the front of the line would export power outages to Arizona and elsewhere. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently decided to allow the California Independent System Operator […]

Oregon Wildfire Threatening Hundreds Of Homes, California Power Lines

Oregon Wildfire Threatening Hundreds Of Homes, California Power Lines

By Tim Gruver | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A Southern Oregon wildfire spanning more than 150,000 acres threatens thousands of homes and the Californian power grid. The Bootleg Fire was first reported on July 6 and was burning some 38,000 acres on Friday. By Saturday, the fire grew to 76,897 acres, according to […]

Update On Senate Bill 538: E-Filing Of Domestic And Gun Violence Restraining Orders

Update On Senate Bill 538: E-Filing Of Domestic And Gun Violence Restraining Orders

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today his support for SB 538, introduced by California State Senator Susan Rubio (22nd District), which strengthens protections for survivors of domestic violence by requiring California’s Superior Courts to allow parties to electronically file for Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVROs) and Gun Violence Restraining Orders (GVROs). The bill seeks […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency Seeks Community Input For Upcoming Flood Protection Project

Ventura County Public Works Agency Seeks Community Input For Upcoming Flood Protection Project

(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – July 13, 2021 –Ventura County Public Works Agency  Watershed Protection (VCPWA-WP) is soliciting input from the community regarding the scope and content of the Santa Clara River Levee Improvements Upstream of Highway 101 (SCR-1) Project Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The project would consist of improvements to the existing SCR-1 levee to meet Federal Emergency Management […]

Traffic Collision With Fatality

Traffic Collision With Fatality

Ventura City Fire and AMR EMS along with CHP units were dispatched to a report of a traffic collision with injuries and persons trapped. Emergency personnel responded and arrived to find a single vehicle down an embankment with major damage. It was determined that three occupants were in the vehicle and needed extrication and EMS […]

July Is Parks And Recreation Month

July Is Parks And Recreation Month

Ventura, Calif. - The City of Ventura is celebrating Parks and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), and inviting the community to share experiences, memories, and stories about what parks and recreation programs mean to them.  “Parks and Recreation Month provides a great opportunity to highlight the beauty of Ventura’s open spaces and parks, the importance of […]