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American Lung Association Urges Residents Throughout California to Protect Their Lungs During Continued, Devastating Wildfires 

American Lung Association Urges Residents Throughout California to Protect Their Lungs During Continued, Devastating Wildfires 

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 28, 2019) – As fires continue to rage across California, the American Lung Association reminds those in, or within several hundred miles of affected areas, to follow all advice and directives given by local authorities and to follow these important tips on how best to protect families’ lungs throughout this dangerous […]

Air Quality | Smoke Health Advisory for County

Air Quality | Smoke Health Advisory for County

Ventura County Public Health Department cautions that unhealthy air quality related to the multiple fires affecting our county may become a concern. Air quality will be variable while there are active fires in the area and shifting winds. Children, the elderly, and those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, COPD, emphysema and heart disease are […]

Port Hueneme City Council addressing Poor Air Quality

Port Hueneme City Council addressing Poor Air Quality

The City Council meeting Tuesday night was a success for the 12 residents attending the city council meeting and those affected by the poor air quality and noise pollution in the neighborhood. Thanks to Kathy and Steve Biddle for speaking in Open Forum and describing the effects of the air and noise pollution on Port […]

County declares local health emergency for areas affected by the Hill and Woolsey fires

County declares local health emergency for areas affected by the Hill and Woolsey fires

VENTURA, Calif. – Due to the potential of widespread toxic exposures and threats to public health and the environment that exist in the aftermath of the Woolsey and Hill fires, the Ventura County Public Health Officer and the Director of the Environmental Health Division have declared a Local Health Emergency in Ventura County to limit […]

Smelly Air in Port Hueneme- Community Meeting Saturday October 27

Smelly Air in Port Hueneme- Community Meeting Saturday October 27

By Tom Dunn . The Community Meeting will take place at City Hall Council Chamber Sat Oct 27th at 11 AM. Residents are encouraged to attend, and if you want, present their Smelly Air and Noise incidents, house shutdowns, medical issues, children and elderly reactions. The more residents we have attending the more impact our […]

Memos on the Air Quality in Port Hueneme

Memos on the Air Quality in Port Hueneme

By Tom Dunn Below are two memos Robert Bromber wrote to describe what is going on with the smelly air situation and how and where it is headed.  It may be a little technical but shows what we are up against in finding a solution(s) to the smelly air.  There is a community meeting in […]

Air Quality Port Hueneme

Air Quality Port Hueneme

By Tom Dunn As most of you know that are participating in posting on Next Door PH the smelly odors from the New- Indy Recycling Plant and the Oxnard Waster Water Treatment Plant over the last couple of months that there is an ongoing project to get to the root of this problem and see […]

Oxnard High School District can’t decide why so many school days are canceled?

Oxnard High School District can’t decide why so many school days are canceled?

  By Jane Germaine No one can remember more school days canceled before the recent huge fire in nearby cities, which thankfully did not reach Oxnard or Camarillo. Air quality was poor in the fire areas and Oxnard for some of the time, but Camarillo didn’t seem too bad. In spite of that, Oxnard Union […]

Ventura County School Closures for Monday, Dec. 18

Ventura County School Closures for Monday, Dec. 18

Due to continuing air quality concerns, some Ventura County school districts will be closed on Monday, December 18. This includes school sites and classrooms operated by the Ventura County Office of Education in the Ventura and Ojai areas (see the full list below). This chart reflects the latest information we have received from the districts. […]

Ventura County School Closures for Friday, Dec. 15

Ventura County School Closures for Friday, Dec. 15

Due to air quality concerns, some Ventura County school districts will be closed on Friday, December 15. This includes school sites and classrooms operated by the Ventura County Office of Education in the Ventura, Oxnard and Ojai areas (see the full list below). This chart reflects the latest information we have received from the districts. […]

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