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“Strengthening Ventura County Families” Michael Sanders announced as keynote speaker at Informational Town Hall Meeting, June 29

“Strengthening Ventura County Families” Michael Sanders announced as keynote speaker at Informational Town Hall Meeting, June 29

(Ventura, Calif.) – Ventura County’s Children and Family Services’ Foster VC Kids/Homes with Heart VC, is excited to host a free, informational Town Hall on Saturday, June 29 from 10am to noon at the Oxnard College Conference Center in Oxnard. Families, professionals, businesses, and churches are encouraged to attend this educational event. Ventura County Children and Family […]

Great Volunteer Opportunity!! American Red Cross is Hosting a “Sound the Alarm” Event in Simi Valley on Saturday Morning, June 15, 2019

Great Volunteer Opportunity!! American Red Cross is Hosting a “Sound the Alarm” Event in Simi Valley on Saturday Morning, June 15, 2019

Please join the American Red Cross Central California Region on Saturday, June 15, 2019 for a Sound the Alarm Event in Simi Valley.  This is an impactful, fun, and simple way for volunteers from all walks of life to work together to provide a solution to a devastating national problem, home fires. Seven times a […]

County to Host Family Care and Volunteer Resource Fair

County to Host Family Care and Volunteer Resource Fair

VENTURA, Calif. – The County of Ventura Human Resources Department will host its annual Family Care and Volunteer Resource Fair on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place in the main courtyard at the County Government Center, 800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura. Visitors to the fair can […]

Metrolink Partners with Metro, Expands Free Trial of Via Ridesharing Pilot to Burbank and El Monte Stations

Metrolink Partners with Metro, Expands Free Trial of  Via Ridesharing Pilot to Burbank and El Monte Stations

LOS ANGELES – Metrolink riders boarding or detraining at the Burbank Airport-South, Burbank-Downtown and El Monte stations can now use the Via on-demand shared ride hailing service for free to complete their trip. The free ride option is for a limited time. The ongoing fare will be announced once the free promotion is complete. The on-demand […]

Annual Bike Rodeo | Come “Chill” with the Ventura Police Department June 1st

Annual Bike Rodeo | Come “Chill” with the Ventura Police Department June 1st

The Ventura Police Department, Ventura Police Community Foundation and McConnell’s Fine Ice Cream invite the community to come “Chill with VPD”. The annual community event will be held in the south west parking lot of the Pacific View Mall nearest to McConnell’s.  The event will feature a “touch a truck” area for children to view […]

TIP-A-COP Fundraiser Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Yolanda’s Mexican Cafe

TIP-A-COP Fundraiser Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Yolanda’s Mexican Cafe

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, Simi Valley Police Department and the Special Olympics will host a Tip-A-Cop fundraiser at Yolanda’s Mexican Cafe located at 590 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Simi Valley Police personnel will serve as waiters from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and all tips will be donated to the Special Olympics […]

County adopts disaster recovery plan

County adopts disaster recovery plan

VENTURA, Calif. – The Board of Supervisors adopted a Disaster Recovery Plan at their April 30th meeting which will be incorporated into the County’s overall disaster plans to provide for an efficient recovery process following a major incident. The recovery plan was developed under the direction of the County Executive Office. Following the Thomas Fire, […]

St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital Receives Top Patient Safety Rating from the Leapfrog Group

St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital Receives Top Patient Safety Rating from the Leapfrog Group

St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital (SJPVH), a Dignity Health hospital, is pleased to share that they have received a letter grade of “A” on the most recent rating report from The Leapfrog Group, which focuses on patient safety. These ratings are a testament to the hospital’s ongoing commitment to providing highest level of care and […]

The Power of Being Prepared

The Power of Being Prepared

Camarillo, California – A statewide education campaign The Power of Being Prepared was launched earlier this month to increase awareness of the importance of preparing for power outages during times of extreme weather and wildfire danger. The campaign is a joint effort among the state’s investor-owned utilities, in coordination with the California Governor’s Office of […]

Become An Emergency Response Volunteer in Camarillo

Become An Emergency Response Volunteer in Camarillo

Camarillo, California – The City of Camarillo invites the community to attend a Volunteers Open House on Wednesday, May 22, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Camarillo Public Library.  Community members are invited to learn about the numerous opportunities to volunteer with emergency preparedness and response groups in the area. Representatives from the […]