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Trump orders National Guard to Mexican border

President Donald Trump has ordered National Guard personnel to the southern US border, his administration said Wednesday, in a bid to clamp down on illegal immigration from Mexico. “We continue to see unacceptable levels of illegal drugs, dangerous gang activity, transnational criminal organizations and illegal immigration flow across our southern border,” secretary of Homeland Security […]

Advisory: Homeless Shelter at Ventura Armory will open Dec. 21, 2017

Advisory: Homeless Shelter at Ventura Armory will open Dec. 21, 2017

It is confirmed now:  the National Guard have vacated the Ventura Armory and the Winter Shelter will open on Thursday, Dec. 21, at 6:00 p.m. Ventura County Social Services is doing pre-registration work for the homeless persons at the County Fairgrounds to expedite their entry into the shelter on Thursday.  This will free up staff […]

Pentagon waives repayment of more than $190 million from California National Guard members

Pentagon waives repayment of more than $190 million from California National Guard members

Washington— The Defense Department will let California National Guard members keep more than $190 million in disputed enlistment bonuses and other payments — far more than previously acknowledged — after the military spent six years trying to recover the money from veterans who had served at the height of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. In…

Gold Coast Veterans Foundation Receives $40,000 Grant

Gold Coast Veterans Foundation Receives $40,000 Grant

Ventura County veterans will receive expanded services from the Gold Coast Veterans Foundation (GCVF) thanks to a $40,000 matching grant from the Martin V. & Martha K. Smith Foundation. “The continued support from the Martin V. & Martha K. Smith Foundation is special for Gold Coast Veterans Foundation,” says J.C. Oberst, GCVF executive director. “This […]

Rep. Brownley Introduces Bill to Protect National Guard Members from Unfair Repayments

Rep. Brownley Introduces Bill to Protect National Guard Members from Unfair Repayments
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