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Study Finds Roaches In 10.3% Of California Households

Study Finds Roaches In 10.3% Of California Households

Mike LaFirenza No household wants to face a pest problem, but over 14 million U.S. households encounter rodents, roaches, or other pests each year, according to the Census Bureau. These pests can trigger a variety of health concerns including asthma and may bring disease into the home. Once they establish themselves, pests can also damage […]

Surfrider Ventura County Steps In To Test Ocean Water Quality

Surfrider Ventura County Steps In To Test Ocean Water Quality

The Blue Water Task Force, led by the Surfrider Foundation Ventura County Chapter, is the only entity testing recreational ocean water quality currently in Ventura County. Ocean water sampling provides critical water quality information to protect public health at our local Ventura County beaches The Surfrider Foundation Ventura County Chapter began advocating in 1992 for […]

Ventura College Foundation Revises Scholarship Application Requirements; Removes Barriers To Applying

Ventura College Foundation Revises Scholarship Application Requirements; Removes Barriers To Applying

Ventura, CA–The Ventura College Foundation has revised its scholarship application requirements. The changes are designed to remove barriers to applying. The revisions were approved by the foundation board and are effective immediately. “We reviewed our scholarship program outcome data, researched best practices for scholarship providers along the lines of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and conducted […]

The Ventura Fire Department Goes Pink In October

The Ventura Fire Department Goes Pink In October

Ventura, Calif. — For the 11th consecutive year, the Ventura Fire Department will partner with the Ventura City Firefighters Association and various Downtown Ventura businesses to support and promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month by selling pink, embossed department t-shirts.   Limited-edition t-shirts are available to the public during the month of October, while supplies last. Additionally, Ventura firefighters will wear pink t-shirts from October 1-15, to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and treatment […]

Board Chair, Vice-Chair And Board Members Announced By Ventura College Foundation; Two Board Members Added

Board Chair, Vice-Chair And Board Members Announced By Ventura College Foundation; Two Board Members Added

Ventura, Calif.–The Ventura College Foundation Board of Directors selected a new board chair and vice-chair and approved two board members. The new foundation board chair is Ellyn Dembowski, a Realtor at Berkshire Hathaway in Ventura. She has been on the foundation board for 12 years. “As we get closer to Ventura College’s 100th anniversary in […]

Santa Paula Sports Park Foundation

Santa Paula Sports Park Foundation

By Sheryl Hamlin Item 9 on the October 16, 2019 Santa Paula City Council Meeting detailed the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) between the City of Santa Paula and the Santa Paula Sports Park Foundation, a newly formed 501(c)(3) foundation that was the brainchild of former City Council Member and Mayor Ginger Gherardi. Previous articles on […]

Ventura County Credit Union Launches Philanthropic Foundation

Ventura County Credit Union Launches Philanthropic Foundation