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Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Response to State Audit Report of Emergency Preparedness

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Response to State Audit Report of Emergency Preparedness

In April 2019, Ventura, Butte and Sonoma counties were selected by the California State Auditor’s Office to participate in an assessment designed to evaluate each county’s ability to protect people with disability, access and functional needs before, during, and after a natural disaster. Specifically, Ventura County was evaluated on our response and recovery actions, in […]

Ventura County Community College District Emergency Preparedness: Getting the Word out Immediately

Ventura County Community College District Emergency Preparedness: Getting the Word out Immediately

In response to a need to improve emergency communications, the Ventura County Community College District is implementing a state-of-the-art emergency mass notification system to disseminate real-time information to all students, guests, faculty, staff and administrators, whether they are on a campus or not. These notifications will be prior to, during and after an emergency such as fire, earthquake, severe weather, active shooter, hazardous material, […]

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: Are You Prepared for an Emergency Evacuation?

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: Are You Prepared for an Emergency Evacuation?

As residents are aware, there is an active fire in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles County. At this time, there is no threat to the City of Simi Valley, but we have a response plan in place if the fire enters Ventura County. Nevertheless, we would like to take this opportunity to […]

Thousand Oaks January Emergency Preparedness Update

Thousand Oaks January Emergency Preparedness Update

Welcome to your go-to guide on Emergency Information Volume 09 | January 2019 TIME TO SIGN UP! Classes fill up quickly for emergency training.  Classes begin April 3rd, 2019.  Register now! To learn more visit www.toaks.org/emergency  and click on ‘CERT’ New CERT Graduates Page on Facebook. There is a new Ventura County CERT Graduates Facebook page!  […]

Oxnard Participates In National Preparedness Month With The Fourth Annual Disaster Preparedness Fair, Saturday, September 29TH

Oxnard Participates In National Preparedness Month With The Fourth Annual Disaster Preparedness Fair, Saturday, September 29TH

OXNARD, Calif. – September is National Preparedness Month, and the Oxnard Office of Emergency Services will be hosting its fourth annual Disaster Preparedness Fair Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fire Administration parking lot, 360 West 2nd Street in Oxnard. Participants will be able to browse multiple informational booths, check out Fire […]

Camarillo Emergency Preparedness Expo to be Held September 22

Camarillo Emergency Preparedness Expo to be Held September 22

The City of Camarillo and Camarillo LDS Church are presenting the 7th annual Emergency Expo on Saturday, September 22, in Constitution Park.  The Emergency Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is free to attend.  The event has something for everyone, and is a fun way to help prepare your home […]

Local Fire Departments Advise Emergency Preparedness

Local Fire Departments Advise Emergency Preparedness

By Lori Denman Many people in local Ventura communities think back to the nights of the Thomas Fire and may also regret a lack of preparedness. The Oxnard and Ventura Fire Departments personnel experienced many preventable mistakes during this particular disaster. Oxnard Fire Chief Darwin Base and Ventura Public Information Officer Steve Swindle shared messages […]

Emergency Preparedness Update

Emergency Preparedness Update

    Sign-Up for our Fall 2018 CERT Classes Free emergency preparedness training. Classes fill up fast. Next classes begin September 12th, 2018.  Register now! To learn more visit www.toaks.org/emergency  and click on ‘CERT’ Prepare for Power Outages Power outages can happen unexpectedly due to heat waves, wildfire, equipment failures, and even red-flag warnings.  ·         Be sure […]

City of Thousand Oaks | Sign Up For Spring CERT Training (Community Emergency Response Team)

City of Thousand Oaks | Sign Up For Spring CERT Training (Community Emergency Response Team)

          Our classes fill up fast! Beat the crowd and register! Spring classes begin April 4th. To download an application or to find more information on the program, visit www.toaks.org/emergency  Thousand Oaks CERT classes are held at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza at 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Classes are scheduled 6-9:30PM on […]

City of Thousand Oaks Emergency Preparedness Don’t Wait To Learn What You Can Do

City of Thousand Oaks Emergency Preparedness  Don’t Wait To Learn What You Can Do

Thomas Fire Recovery Assistance The County of Ventura has a website dedicated to helping victims of the Thomas Fire in their recovery. The Ventura County Recovers website (www.VenturaCountyRecovers.org) is a comprehensive source of information for all matters relating to fire recovery. Register for VC Alert It only takes a few moments and is a valuable tool […]

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