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Ventura | Soon, You Will Pay 3X For Water 💦 Unless…

Ventura | Soon, You Will Pay 3X For Water 💦 Unless…

  “ Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive…those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.” —C.S. Lewis Eight years ago, Ventura Water decided to pursue VenturaWaterPure single-mindedly. They […]

Santa Paula | Pursuit leads to Arrest

Santa Paula | Pursuit leads to Arrest

Santa Paula Police Department – Incident Press Release On 05/18/20 at approximately 9:34 PM, Officers of the SPPD initiated a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle for a vehicle code violation in the area of Highway 126 and Peck Road.  The vehicle initially yielded on the 126 westbound, however, after the Officer requested that the suspect […]

Commentary | Ventura’s Road Diet Deception

Commentary | Ventura’s Road Diet Deception

    By Charles Voigtsberger Unless the Edison right of way has been opened up to bicycle traffic and the barranca somehow bridged, it is impossible to go from Victoria to Kimball along a continuous bicycle path. One can go from Victoria to Kimball, but riding a bicycle from Victoria requires a bicyclist to go […]

City of Ventura Brags about Reducing Roadway Capacity

City of Ventura Brags about Reducing Roadway Capacity

Ventura, CA – Starting this week, the City’s Public Works Department will launch a Shared Streets for Health and Safety During COVID-19 initiative to help make neighborhood streets safer to walk and bike through the creation of wider spaces using current traffic lanes and sidewalks. This effort in intended to help pedestrians and cyclists practice […]

Ventura’s Road Diet Deception

Ventura’s Road Diet Deception

    By Matt Decker The Mayor of Ventura, Matt LaVere, in his May 6th ‘Weekly Update’, informed us that the city has closed off a lane in each direction along Telephone (between Kimball and Victoria) to use as a bike path. This is a trial run to see how traffic is impacted by the […]

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government | Important Trends Post-COVID-19 🦠

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government |  Important Trends Post-COVID-19 🦠

“ Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.” —Henry David Thoreau   We’re living through unprecedented times. No one knows how events will develop as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis. Yet there are specific unmistakable trends to watch. We want you to be aware of the trends and to look out for the critical […]

Ventura Police See a Significant Decrease in Part I Crimes

Ventura Police See a Significant Decrease in Part I Crimes

Ventura’s crime statistics are based on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR), defined as the number of crimes committed per 1,000 population. Part I Crimes are comprised of eight offenses, broken down into two categories. Violent crime includes homicide, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault; prop- erty crime includes burglary, larceny, […]

City of Ventura names new Communications Manager

City of Ventura names new Communications Manager

Following a nationwide recruitment that garnered over 132 applicants, the City of Ventura is pleased to announce the hiring of Heather Sumagaysay as its new Communications Manager. The position reports directly to the City Manager and Deputy City Manager. “We are excited to welcome Heather Sumagaysay to the City of Ventura,” commented Alex McIntyre, City […]

A Message from City of Ventura’s Economic Development Manager Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A Message from City of Ventura’s Economic Development Manager Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The developments over the last week regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are rapidly evolving. While county, state, and federal agencies take the lead to address the public health-related concerns connected to the virus, our office is also working closely with the County, Ventura Chamber of Commerce, and other key partners to assist our local businesses through […]

City of Ventura Declares Local Health Emergency in Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

City of Ventura Declares Local Health Emergency in Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Ventura, CA – In the City of Ventura, the health and safety of our residents is a priority. It is with careful thought and planning that the City has declared a local Health Emergency in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The declaration allows critical services and operations to continue while reinforcing best practices identified by the […]

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