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More Than 200 Airlifted to Safety From California Wildfire

More Than 200 Airlifted to Safety From California Wildfire

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SHAVER LAKE, Calif.—More than 200 people were airlifted to safety early Sunday after a fast-moving wildfire trapped them in a popular camping area in California’s Sierra National Forest, one of several fires that broke out amid record-breaking, triple-digit temperatures that baked the state. The California Office of Emergency Services said Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters […]

California Office of Emergency Services Awards Coalition For Family Harmony $150,000 Grant

California Office of Emergency Services Awards Coalition For Family Harmony $150,000 Grant

Oxnard, Calif.–The California Office of Emergency Services awarded the Coalition for Family Harmony a $150,000 grant to provide empirically-based domestic violence prevention support programming to couples from Latinx/Spanish-speaking populations in Ventura County. “The Domestic Violence Prevention grant is in line with our mission to prevent the cycle of violence occurring in future generations,” says Dr. […]

Ventura County Continues Fire Recovery Efforts for Fire Victims, Approves Fire Debris Cleanup Program and Ordinance, Waives Certain Permit Fees  

Ventura County Continues Fire Recovery Efforts for Fire Victims, Approves Fire Debris Cleanup Program and Ordinance, Waives Certain Permit Fees  

December 26, 2017   VENTURA, Calif. – On Tuesday, December 26, the County of Ventura Board of Supervisors held a special meeting to consider ongoing recovery efforts in response to the Thomas Fire. At Tuesday’s meeting the Board of Supervisors approved the County’s participation with the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) Debris Removal Program […]