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Fundraiser for late firefighter’s family–This Saturday in Ventura

Fundraiser for late firefighter’s family–This Saturday in Ventura

Daniel Corrigan passed away from a medical emergency at the age of 35 on March 5th.  He was found in his private automobile not far from where he worked as a firefighter in Santa Barbara serving in Station 8.  Corrigan was engaged to Sargent Sarah Starr from the Ventura Police Department.  He left behind a […]

Fundraising Friday: McKevett Elementary School in Santa Paula Holds Jog-a-thon

Fundraising Friday: McKevett Elementary School in Santa Paula Holds Jog-a-thon

By Sheryl Hamlin The megaphones Friday morning signaled something out of the ordinary. A rush to the sound yielded a field of happy kids in red t-shirts. Smiling parents watched. What could it be? A mother watching from the fence told me it was a jogathon. Her fifth grader was participating to whom she smiled […]

VC Sheriff’s Foundation’s Luncheon: Ventura County one of the safest places as crime rate falls

VC Sheriff’s Foundation’s Luncheon: Ventura County one of the safest places as crime rate falls

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Foundation held its 5th Annual Sheriff’s Briefing at the Las Posas Country Club on January 30, 2015. Foundation President, Steve Lee, welcomed a large crowd and introduced Sheriff Geoff Dean. The Sheriff expressed his appreciation for the Foundation’s support and spoke of the importance of the ongoing dialogue between the men […]

4th Annual Ventura County Wine Trail Food & Wine Challenge Announces Teams for Wine Challenge!

4th Annual Ventura County Wine Trail Food & Wine Challenge Announces Teams for Wine Challenge!

By Raven West The 2015 teams competing in the 4th Annual Ventura County Wine Trail Food & Wine Challenge taking place on Sunday, January 18 at the Westlake Hyatt have been announced. ◾Main Course & Aldabella Winery ◾Cafe Zack & Alma Sol Winery ◾Aloha Steakhouse & Labyrinth Winery ◾Paradise Pantry & Plan B Wine Cellars […]

Pizza with a Purpose: Fundraiser for Deputy Kostiuchenko’s family–California Pizza Kitchen

Pizza with a Purpose: Fundraiser for Deputy Kostiuchenko’s family–California Pizza Kitchen

On Wednesday, November 12, the Ventura County Sheriff K9 Unit is having a fundraiser for Deputy Kostiuchenko’s family at California Pizza Kitchen locations in Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, and Ventura. All proceeds will go to Deputy Kostiuchenko’s family.                                   […]

Land Rover Jaguar of Ventura Donates $12,000 to Help Purchase Ventura Police Department’s Newest K9 – “Rover”

Land Rover Jaguar of Ventura Donates $12,000 to Help Purchase Ventura Police Department’s Newest K9 – “Rover”

Recently, on July 19, 2014, the Ventura Police Department (VPD) held its 3rd Annual Bark Out Loud Comedy Night benefiting the VPD’s K9 Unit.  The event raised over $45,000, which included a generous donation of $12,000 from Land Rover Jaguar Ventura to help purchase VPD’s newest K9, aptly named “Rover”.  Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 5, 2014, […]

Santa Paula Fire Department cooks up burgers for local 4H

Santa Paula Fire Department cooks up burgers for local 4H

The Santa Paula Fire Department sponsored a BBQ for Briggs 4H. Five hundred tickets were sold and over $4,000 was raised. The money will benefit the 4H club and the Firefighters were glad to help out.  The department has been doing fundraisers like this for the past five years. They generated the funds for supplies […]