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City Of Ventura Awarded Nearly $2 Million Grant For Skatepark Expansion On The Westside

City Of Ventura Awarded Nearly $2 Million Grant For Skatepark Expansion On The Westside

Ventura, Calif. – The City of Ventura received a nearly $2 million grant from the state’s “California Outdoors for All” initiative to fund construction to expand the skatepark at Westpark, located at 450 W Harrison Avenue. The Westpark Skatepark Expansion Project expands the existing skatepark by more than 20,000-square-feet and includes features tailored to various skill levels, […]

City Of Oxnard Wins $7.1 Million Grant To Revitalize Durley Park

City Of Oxnard Wins $7.1 Million Grant To Revitalize Durley Park

City of Oxnard Wins $7.1 Million Grant to Revitalize Durley Park OXNARD, Calif. – The City of Oxnard won a $7.1 million grant for improvements to Durley Park as part of Governor Newsom’s “Outdoors for All” initiative to enable all Californians, regardless of zip code or income, to access parks and open space. The California […]

Ventura Police Holding A DUI Checkpoint On Friday, December 17, 2021

Ventura Police Holding A DUI Checkpoint On Friday, December 17, 2021

Ventura, Calif. — The Ventura Police Department encourages community members to have a holiday game plan that includes a designated sober driver. The VPD Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city limits on Friday, December 17, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.  DUI checkpoint locations are chosen based on […]

Assemblymember Irwin Announces Legislation On Organized Retail Theft Prosecutions

Assemblymember Irwin Announces Legislation On Organized Retail Theft Prosecutions

THOUSAND OAKS, CA- Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) joined Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub and Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko this morning to announce her plans to introduce legislation to respond to the recent occurrences of brazen organized retail theft in California. “We have all seen the news accounts of store clerks being […]

Responding To Social Media Threats And Bullying

Responding To Social Media Threats And Bullying

Across the country and here in Ventura County, schools are seeing a concerning increase in students making inappropriate and potentially dangerous posts to social media, particularly on Instagram. These posts have included threats of violence and embarrassing pictures of students and staff members who didn’t know they were being photographed. In some cases, students create […]

Don’t Let Drunk, Or “High,” Drive: Celebrate The Holiday Season Responsibly

Don’t Let Drunk, Or “High,” Drive: Celebrate The Holiday Season Responsibly

Nature of Incident: Winter Mobilization against Intoxicated Driving Location: Ventura County, Ca Date & Time: December 15, 2021 through January 1, 2022 Unit(s) Responsible: Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, and Thousand Oaks Police Departments Narrative: Ventura County, Ca – This holiday season, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office reminds the public to celebrate the holiday season responsibly by […]

Senate Unanimously Passes Collins, King Resolution Recognizing December 18, 2021, As “Wreaths Across America Day”

Senate Unanimously Passes Collins, King Resolution Recognizing December 18, 2021, As “Wreaths Across America Day”

Washington, D.C., December 10, 2021 – The Senate unanimously passed a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King designating Saturday, December 18th, 2021, as “Wreaths Across America Day.” A convoy of volunteers will travel from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery to lay Maine-made balsam wreaths at the headstones of American veterans interred there. “Wreaths […]

Experts To Host Tour Highlighting Impact Planned Capitol Annex Project Will Have On California’s Historic Capitol Park

Experts To Host Tour Highlighting Impact Planned Capitol Annex Project Will Have On California’s Historic Capitol Park

WHAT:  As California lawmakers and the Department of General Services (DGS) continue to bulldoze ahead with the illegal Capitol Annex Project, past chairs and commissioners of the Historic State Capitol Commission along with historic preservationists, architects, and tree experts will host a public walking tour to highlight the significant and lasting changes the ill-conceived Project […]

County Ranked Fourth County In The Nation In Securing FEMA Funding For Pandemic Response

County Ranked Fourth County In The Nation In Securing FEMA Funding For Pandemic Response

Ventura, CA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) ranks Ventura County fourth in the nation for securing funding for COVID-19 response. “The County took an aggressive approach in seeking FEMA reimbursement for the County’s $104 million in costs associated with our community-based testing, vaccine, non-congregate sheltering and meal delivery efforts in 2020. This approach was an […]

Federal Railroad Administration Deputy Administrator Amit Bose Visits the Ports Of Los Angeles And Long Beach, Notes Supply Chain Progress

Federal Railroad Administration Deputy Administrator Amit Bose Visits the Ports Of Los Angeles And Long Beach, Notes Supply Chain Progress

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Deputy Administrator Amit Bose visited the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on December 8, 2021 to discuss recent progress in tackling supply chain issues through collaborative efforts among the Ports, FRA, and rail carriers. The Deputy Administrator was joined by representatives from the Ports of Los Angeles and Long […]