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Service Nonprofits Indicate Readiness to Meeting Needs of Communities they Serve

Service Nonprofits Indicate Readiness to Meeting Needs of Communities they Serve

WASHINGTON, D.C – 53% of mission-driven organizations in communities around the nation, some providing essential support to society’s most vulnerable, say they are able to maintain service delivery in the face of COVID-19. Nonprofit HR surveyed its community of social impact organizations across America to help gauge where they stand regarding their response plans to […]

Local PODS® Moving & Storage celebrates 15 years by giving back to communities

Local PODS® Moving & Storage celebrates 15 years by giving back to communities

Local PODS® Moving & Storage has continued to give back to more than 100 organizations and charities throughout the Tri-Counties since opening its doors for business in 2005. In honor of their upcoming 15-year anniversary, they are doing something special. For every PODS container rented all year long, a donation will be given to help charities in each of the communities that PODS serves.   […]

Thousand Oaks | Community Provides Resources when Water Main breaks at Vallecito Mobile Home Park

Thousand Oaks | Community Provides Resources when Water Main breaks at Vallecito Mobile Home Park

On January 1, 2020, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office learned that residents at the Vallecito Mobile Home Park in the city of Newbury Park had been without water for several days because of a main water line rupture. Initial repairs were not successful and the water had to be shut off affecting approximately 300 mobile […]

Local PODS® Moving and Storage to Collect Toy Donations for Those in Need at the Santa to the Sea Event

Local PODS® Moving and Storage to Collect Toy Donations for Those in Need at the Santa to the Sea Event

(OXNARD, Calif.) – As racers gear up for this year’s Santa to the Sea half marathon and 5k, local PODS® moving & storage are preparing its fleet of PODS containers for this year’s toy drive. Serving as Santa’s Sleigh, PODS containers will be placed at the finish line of the event to collect unwrapped toys […]

Rescue Mission to Serve Up 1,000 Meals to the Needy

Rescue Mission to Serve Up 1,000 Meals to the Needy

OXNARD, CA—Ventura County Rescue Mission expects to welcome nearly 1,000 people at its annual Great Thanksgiving Banquet in Oxnard on Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 12-1 p.m. Regardless of their station in life, all who come to us will be offered a delicious, traditional Thanksgiving meal without cost. “Most who come to us feel abandoned” said […]

Jeffrey D. Burum Enters Race for Ventura County Supervisor

Jeffrey D. Burum Enters Race for Ventura County Supervisor

JEFF BURUM ENTERS RACE FOR VENTURA COUNTY SUPERVISOR Desert Storm Combat Officer Veteran & Chief Financial Officer in Private Business Pledges to Move Region Forward Oxnard, CA – Jeffrey Burum, a 59-year old former career Air Force officer and businessman has officially filed as candidate for District 5 Supervisor on the Ventura County Board of […]

Santa Paula Museums and Cemetery to Host Community-Wide Celebration of Día de los Muertos on Sunday, November 3, 2019

Santa Paula Museums and Cemetery to Host Community-Wide Celebration of Día de los Muertos on Sunday, November 3, 2019

SANTA PAULA, CA – Families and guests of all ages are invited to celebrate Día de los Muertos at four different locations in Santa Paula on Sunday, November 3, 2019! Participating sites will include the Santa Paula Art Museum, California Oil Museum, the Museum of Ventura County’s Agriculture Museum, and Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery. This […]

When people say, ‘Oh my God, it’s the police’

When people say, ‘Oh my God, it’s the police’

    By Mark Savalla “Oh my God, it’s the police.” The first time I heard those words spoken from inside a house, I knew that someone inside had done something wrong or that the problem I was summoned for was at this location. I was wrong.  The dispatcher had been given the wrong address. […]

Piru Bicycle Safety Rodeo a Success

Piru Bicycle Safety Rodeo a Success

On Saturday, September 28th, from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, the Fillmore Police Citizen Patrol and Ventura County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with local organizations to present a bicycle rodeo to more than one hundred Piru children. The Bicycle Rodeo was held at the San Salvador Mission in Piru and included a bicycle safety course, […]

Why We Distrust and Fear the Cops in Oxnard and Throughout the Nation

Why We Distrust and Fear the Cops in Oxnard and Throughout the Nation

    By Armando Vazquez All of us in Oxnard, throughout this nation, and the rest of the world for that matter, are indoctrinated from womb to tomb to believe that this country, the United States of America, is a nation of laws. Many of us would agree with that assertion, the problem is what […]

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