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Ventura City Attorney Greg Diaz Announces Retirement

Ventura City Attorney Greg Diaz Announces Retirement

Ventura, Calif. – After more than seven years as Ventura’s City Attorney, Gregory Diaz has announced his retirement, effective February 14, 2022. Diaz’s last day will be December 23, 2021. “City Attorney Greg Diaz has had a significant impact in our organization and led the City’s legal services team with the utmost professionalism and integrity,” said Mayor […]

Sheriff’s Office Utilizes New Technology During Evacuations

Sheriff’s Office Utilizes New Technology During Evacuations

Event:  PRESS CONFERENCE                     Date:  Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 @ 10:00 A.M.                     Location:  -Ventura County Aviation Unit 375 A Durley Ave. Hangar 3, Camarillo, Ca. Sheriff Bill Ayub and Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen will present information about a new application being used to assist deputies and firefighters in evacuating people during disasters. A […]

Hurricanes bring unity to a splintered nation

Hurricanes bring unity to a splintered nation

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   I have a small confession to make. It might sound a bit bizarre but I enjoy hurricanes; especially the ones that bring havoc and considerable destruction. The same applies for earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. All of these force majeure, acts of God or nature, seem to […]

Simi Valley Residents Invited to Informational Meeting on Volunteering during Disasters

Simi Valley Residents Invited to Informational Meeting on Volunteering during Disasters

The City’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) manages an all-volunteer emergency response team called the “Disaster Service Worker (DSW) Team.” The DSW Team was developed in 2003 to supplement professional responders such as firefighters, police officers and emergency medical services, during major disasters and emergencies. Their primary mission is to assist and help “fill the […]