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Homeless Encampment Evictions In Ventura County Watershed Areas

Homeless Encampment Evictions In Ventura County Watershed Areas

 by Doug Partello Ventura County has implemented a program to clean out the riverbeds of homeless encampments, beginning with a task force led by the County Executive Office, with support by the Board of Supervisors, Offices of Carmen Ramirez, District 5, Matt Levere, District 3, cities of Oxnard and Ventura, community partner organizations, county departments, […]

City of Oxnard To Evict Halaco Slag Pile Homeless Encampment Again

City of Oxnard To Evict Halaco Slag Pile Homeless Encampment Again

By Doug Partello The City Council unanimously voted, at the Jan. 26, 2021 City Council Meeting, to approve the staff recommendation, from Emilio Ramirez, Housing Authority, to use $375,000 in CARES Act money to evict the inhabitants of the Halaco slag pile encampment. There are about thirty-five there now. No date was given. They are […]

Oxnard endeavors to clean out homeless encampment at toxic waste site

Oxnard endeavors to clean out homeless encampment at toxic waste site

By George Miller Received  a copy of this email (below) by Oxnard Assistant City Manager Ruth Osuna on Wednesday. City officials are anxious to get the remaining homeless encampment at the Halaco toxic waste site out, due to high crime, sanitation and other safety problems, including living at a toxic waste site.  The original completion […]

Multi-Agency public/private task force raids Oxnard toxic superfund site homeless encampment

Multi-Agency public/private task force raids Oxnard toxic superfund site homeless encampment

By George Miller Years ago, the Oxnard Halaco site at 6200 Perkins Road was used for recycling toxic metals. It is a designated superfund site and a blight on Oxnard’s long seacoast of sundrenched, wildlife-packed beaches. There is even talk of someday making this area part of a regional park which would also include the […]

Oxnard PD Assess Homeless Encampments

Oxnard PD Assess Homeless Encampments

On June 20, 2017, at approximately 7:00 a.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department’s Neighborhood Policing Team, Homeless Liaison Officers and the Simi Valley Police Department assessed several homeless encampments along Ventura Road in the Santa Clara River bottom near the Riverpark, Wagon Wheel and Southbank neighborhoods in the City of Oxnard. During the detail, […]

Firefighters put out blaze in Ventura homeless encampment

Firefighters put out blaze in Ventura homeless encampment