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Ventura County Officials Answer Questions About COVID-19 Employment Impact

Ventura County Officials Answer Questions About COVID-19 Employment Impact

By George Miller We asked Ms. Jennie Pittman of the Ventura County Office of Human Services about the impact of COVID-19 lockdown layoffs in the county and received this thoughtful response from Ms. Marleen Canniff, MPA, Communications Manager, Human Services Agency, Office of Strategy Management: Hello Mr. Miller, In response to your inquiry, this email […]

Amidst the Pandemic, the Fight to Feed the Hungry Goes On

Amidst the Pandemic, the Fight to Feed the Hungry Goes On

BY ANDREW THOMAS The pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our daily lives, and basic necessities that were once widely available are becoming more scarce. It has greatly impacted and expanded the population of people who struggle with food insecurity. I had an opportunity to speak with Melissa Spiesman, vice president and national site director at Food […]

Public Service Announcement about Consumer Mediation Services

Public Service Announcement about Consumer Mediation Services

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten wants to remind the public about the free consumer mediation service provided by the District Attorney’s Office. This service may be especially beneficial to consumers during the current public emergency, as all small claims court cases are suspended at this time. The staff of the Consumer Mediation […]

County of Ventura COVID-19 Update – 3/26/2020

County of Ventura COVID-19 Update – 3/26/2020

    County of Ventura Here is your daily COVID-19 update. There are 61 cases in our County. 1288 Ventura County residents have been tested.  Question of the day: Which types of businesses are considered “essential” under the Public Health Stay Well At Home Order? Please take some time to read the Order. The Order outlines […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters | Ventura County’s Mentors of the Year announced

Big Brothers Big Sisters | Ventura County’s Mentors of the Year announced

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County (BBSVC) is honored to announce the agency’s “Bigs of the Year,” a recognition awarded to the volunteer mentors who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to their “Littles” (youth mentees) and who have gone above and beyond in their efforts for the agency as well as the greater community. “We’re […]

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LA County Declares Coronavirus State of Emergency

LA County Declares Coronavirus State of Emergency

By George Miller With 6 new cases identified in LA County, officials today declared  a state of emergency to help slow the spread of the potentially deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19 strain) which is sweeping the world. We saw portions of the live announcement on KTLA.   LA County Coronavirus FAQ MORE Officials stressed that it is not […]

National Racial Justice Organizations Join Together to Map Hardest to Count Communities of Color for the 2020 Census

National Racial Justice Organizations Join Together to Map Hardest to Count Communities of Color for the 2020 Census

A broad-based collaborative of racial equity organizations, are uniting to support a shared goal of a complete count of all communities of color through the 2020 Census. The groups – Advancement Project, National Office (AP), Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), Demos, Faith in Action (FIA), National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), […]

Statement: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on potential use of Naval Base Ventura County – Point Mugu for quarantine

Statement: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on potential use of Naval Base Ventura County – Point Mugu for quarantine

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), working closely with the Department of Defense and other federal partners, is taking all reasonable steps to address an evolving public health emergency. As part of that effort, Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) – Point Mugu may receive American travelers coming through Los Angeles International Airport […]

Ventura County Grand Jury Announces Open House

Ventura County Grand Jury Announces Open House

Ventura County residents have an opportunity to meet the 2019-2020 Ventura County Grand Jurors and tour the Grand Jury Chambers on March 12, 2020.  The public may meet the Grand Jurors between 1 PM and 3 PM, review Grand Jury reports and ask questions about Grand Jury service.  The Grand Jury offices are located at […]

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