Subject: Volunteers needed for large-scale disaster exercise We have a major event happening on May 2nd for which we need about 600 victim volunteers. I am reaching out to schools, community programs, and organizations to spread the word. The event is a large-scale disaster training exercise held by the Ventura County Emergency Medical Services […]

“Scorched Souls” is the upcoming exhibition of the Ojai Studio Artists at the Ojai Valley Museum.  The exhibit documents the OSA artists’ reactions to the Thomas Fire, the largest fire in California state history. The exhibit will run from March 10 to June 17, with both opening and closing receptions.  A portion of sales from the show will […]

We are happy to announce that the Oxnard Police Department, Oxnard Fire Department and Ventura County Behavioral Health are hosting Leadership & Resiliency: Managing Stress and Overcoming Trauma. This incredible event will feature Major (ret.) Josh Mantz and Crossfit’s “Original Firebreather” Greg Amundson who will enlighten us about the truth behind trauma and dive deep […]

The Board of Directors of the Ventura Police Community Foundation announces the first annual Heroes Among Us Gala presented by the Players Casino. The event will take place on November 3, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the San Buenaventura Mission. The Foundation will recognize community members or groups, who through their personal […]

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is honoring First Responders with their “Heroes at Heart” campaign through July 7. They will donate one dollar from “Heroes at Heart” coffee and tea sold in their stores and online to charities that support police and fire including the California Fire Foundation and the California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation. “First […]

Every year Team RWB in does a one-day surf camp teaching disable veterans on how to surf. Each chapter does a surf camp. Team RWB Ventura will host in July, Los Angeles County will be in August and I believe Orange County will have one in September. It’s a partnership with the West L.A. Veterans […]