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COMMUNITY | Ormond Beach Clean-up – Volunteers Make a Powerful Statement

COMMUNITY | Ormond Beach Clean-up – Volunteers Make a Powerful Statement

by Christina Zubko “I couldn’t believe the amount of focus and dedication,” was how Ventura County Surfrider’s Chair, Laura Oergel characterized the first of several planned beach clean ups.  On Saturday, January 11, 2020, the city of Oxnard hosted its first major Ormond Beach cleanup of the year.  Close to 200 volunteers showed up to […]

Surfrider Foundation Coastal Cleanup

Surfrider Foundation Coastal Cleanup

The Surfrider Foundation is actively looking for volunteers to do three clean ups at Ormond lagoon and beach in the next couple of months, as well as trying to find sponsors/donors for supplies needed for the island clean up and native plant restoration the city is leading.  Here is your first opportunity. Saturday, January 11 […]

Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Sites/Schedule- Sept. 21, 2019

Ventura County Coastal Cleanup Sites/Schedule- Sept. 21, 2019

Be one of the 60,000 people across all of California in the upcoming 35th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on September 21st, 2019 from 9 am to noon!  Volunteer just 3 hours of your Saturday morning to remove debris from beaches, creeks, rivers, and parks to protect wildlife from harm while taking care of our environment. We have 26 […]

Oxnard Police Confirm Sustained Ormond Beach Vagrant Policing Effort

Oxnard Police Confirm Sustained Ormond Beach Vagrant Policing Effort

From: Sonstegard, Eric Sent: Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:23 PM To: Cc: Ashley Golden; Emilio Ramirez; Alexander Nguyen; Scott Whitney; Lambert, Jeffrey Subject: Ormond Beach Good afternoon: I have seen a few email correspondences circulating around with inaccurate information about our current Ormond Beach efforts and I wanted to take a minute to address some of the concerns. We sent out two […]

City of Ventura bans Leaf Blowers to clean up ash

City of Ventura bans Leaf Blowers to clean up ash

On Monday December 18th, 2017 the Ventura City Council voted to adopt an emergency ordinance banning the use of gas, electric, and battery powered leaf blowers in the City of Ventura. Shortly after the start of the Thomas Fire, air quality in the City of Ventura deteriorated. It has become worse as the size and […]

Safe clean-up of ash – Instructions for dealing with ash

Safe clean-up of ash – Instructions for dealing with ash

(Ventura County, Calif.) – If your home was impacted by the Thomas fire, here are some health precautions to take after you return home and before you begin the clean- up process. If a structure on your property was destroyed during the recent fire, then you must wait for the proper authorities to approve and […]

Port Hueneme residents want to fix beach bathrooms

Port Hueneme residents want to fix beach bathrooms

By George Miller An alliance of Port Hueneme residents and Council members will fight to improve beach bathrooms.  They claim those facilities are a turnoff to potential beachgoers and a blight on an otherwise world-class beach. Sandwiched between the Port of Hueneme just north and industrial facilities and Ormond Beach to the south, Port Hueneme […]

Ormond Beach clean-up- 3 tons of refuse collected

Ormond Beach clean-up- 3 tons of refuse collected

Editor’s note: Ormond Beach is one of the few remaining open Southern California wetlands not developed or preserved as a park or wildlife refuge. It is under Oxnard’s jurisdiction and management, but on a shoestring budget. The city and private entities attempt to keep it up with their meager resources- mostly volunteers. Even the full-time […]