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Workforce Development Board of Ventura County Names New Chair, Vice-Chair

Workforce Development Board of Ventura County Names New Chair, Vice-Chair

VENTURA, CALIF. — The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDB) elected Peter Zierhut as chair and Stephen Yeoh as vice-chair.   Zierhut is Vice President, Outside Operations at Haas Automation, Inc. with company headquarters in Oxnard. This is his second time as WDB chair for Zierhut, having served in that capacity about 14 years […]

Oxnard, CA | Missing Adult – Update

Oxnard, CA | Missing Adult – Update

News Release Mr. Solis has been found and returned to his family. The Oxnard Police Department thanks everyone that provided help in order to locate Mr. Solis.   INCIDENT: Missing Adult DATE/TIME: July 21, 2021 / 3:00 LOCATION: 1700 block of Fisher Ct., Oxnard MISSING PERSON: Gerardo Solis, 56 years PREPARED BY: Marc Amon, Commander CONTACT PERSON AND  […]

City of Oxnard Adopts First Positive Budget In a Decade

City of Oxnard Adopts First Positive Budget In a Decade

OXNARD, Calif. – The Oxnard City Council and Housing Authority adopted a Fiscal Year 2021-22 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget of $632,752,937 on June 30, 2021, which includes the General Fund group, landscape maintenance and community facilities district funds, special revenue funds, assessment district funds, enterprise funds, internal service funds and Housing Authority funds. The […]

Channel Islands Harbor Visioning Process Concludes

Channel Islands Harbor Visioning Process Concludes

A visioning process that will help shape development in the County of Ventura-managed Channel Islands Harbor has reached its conclusion. At the June 22, 2021 Board of Supervisors meeting, Ventura County Harbor Department Director Mark Sandoval, on behalf of the Channel Islands Harbor Visioning Steering Committee, presented the Channel Islands Harbor Vision Report. The report can […]

Getting Back to Normal: Helping Your Family Through COVID-19 Transitions

Getting Back to Normal: Helping Your Family Through COVID-19 Transitions

 (Ventura, California) Many people struggled with mental health challenges during this last year, often exacerbated by lock downs, isolation, new stresses, and societal turmoil. As American society now slowly transitions to more “normal times,” Community Memorial Health System is helping families find ways to cope and move forward. The public is invited to join CMHS psychologists at a free […]

Treatment To Local Wellhead Will Bring Safe Water To Somis Residents

Treatment To Local Wellhead Will Bring Safe Water To Somis Residents

(SOMIS, Calif.) – June 28, 2021 – Residents of Somis will no longer have to deal with discolored, but safe, water. The Ventura County Public Works Agency has started installing wellhead treatment to filter out the excess naturally occurring minerals that cause the discoloration.  Somis is in the Ventura County Water District No. 19, which provides […]

Ventura Adopts Balanced Budget – Mayor Delivers State of the City Address

Ventura Adopts Balanced Budget – Mayor Delivers State of the City Address

Ventura Mayor Delivers State of the City Address Mayor Sofia Rubalcava delivered her virtual State of the City address, themed “A Time Like No Other,” on June 24, 2021. Hosted by the Ventura Chamber of Commerce, the Mayor shared updates on what’s happening at the City, what lies ahead as Ventura recovers from the pandemic, […]

Moorpark, CA: New Solar/Battery System Features Huge Diesel Backup Generator

Moorpark, CA: New Solar/Battery System Features Huge Diesel Backup Generator

PRESS RELEASE VCPWA Water and Sanitation and PowerFlex Partner to Bring Energy Resiliency to Moorpark Water Reclamation Facility The project is expected to lower energy costs and maximize renewable energy usage. VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. – June 24, 2021 – The Ventura County Public Works Agency Water and Sanitation (VCPWA-WS) department and PowerFlex-an EDF Renewables Company are working […]

County Board of Supervisors approves $2.55 billion balanced budget for FY 2021-2022

County Board of Supervisors approves $2.55 billion balanced budget for FY 2021-2022

Ventura, CA – The County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a $2.55 billion balanced Budget for FY 2021-2022 at Monday’s Budget Hearing. “This budget, at the direction of the Board, represents the culmination of over six months of work with departments, the fiscal team, the Board and community. What results is a real focus […]

Styrofoam Ban Starts Next Month

Styrofoam Ban Starts Next Month

City Of Ventura On July 1, 2021, food and beverage containers made with expanded polystyrene (EPS) will no longer be allowed in the City of Ventura. In November 2020, City Council adopted an ordinance banning Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) food and beverage containers in the City of Ventura.  EPS, commonly known at Styrofoam, is a prevalent form of litter […]