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Oxnard Assistant Police Chief Benites | On Homelessness and Vagrancy

Oxnard Assistant Police Chief Benites | On Homelessness and Vagrancy

By Lori Denman-Underhill In the quest to find solutions to helping the homeless and stop vagrancy, it is essential to begin a dialogue with professionals who interact with the issues on a daily basis. One individual who oversees operations and officers of the homeless and vagrancy capacity is Oxnard’s Assistant Police Chief Jason Benites. Top […]

Ventura Homelessness | The Present of More Presence

Ventura Homelessness | The Present of More Presence

By Lori Denman-Underhill There is an ongoing discussion in many cities, including Ventura. Is an increased presence of police officers a present, when dealing with a subset of the homeless causing crime? There are two sides of the discussion representing varying opinions from the community. One one side, many are concerned with the subset of […]

A Resource Guide For Those Affected By The Thomas Fire (In English and Spanish)

The Ventura County Human Services Agency has accumulated a list of resources for those affected by the #ThomasFire. Not sure where to start? Information on Housing & Shelter, Food, Medicine, Benefits & Cash Aid, Internet Access & General Resources make up this resource guide. To access a copy of the resource guide in ENGLISH, click here. La Agencia […]

Oxnard College Provides Temporary Shelter to Families Displaced from Port Hueneme Fire

Oxnard College Provides Temporary Shelter to Families Displaced from Port Hueneme Fire

Twelve families displaced as a result of Port Hueneme fire Oxnard College President Cynthia Azari announced this morning that Oxnard College will provide temporary shelter for 12 families who were displaced as a result of a fire that occurred in an apartment building in Port Hueneme Thursday, February 23, 2017. Administrators at Oxnard College are […]

Santa Paula Animal Rescue worker robbed at gunpoint –Shelter dog taken

Santa Paula Animal Rescue worker robbed at gunpoint –Shelter dog taken

On Monday May 9, 2016 at approximately 2:13pm officers responded to the Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center (SPARC) located at 705 E. Santa Barbara St., Santa Paula for a report of a robbery that had just occurred.  Upon arrival the victim, who is an employee of SPARC, said he was walking a dog in the […]

Help save a life…adopt a shelter pet

Help save a life…adopt a shelter pet

With the shelter dangerously overcrowded, Ventura County Animal Services is asking for foster homes and forever homes for their charges.  They have launched a no adoption fees on all dogs to encourage you.  They are asking that you help them maintain their “no-kill” status. From their Facebook Page: “Our shelter is at a critical level. […]

RALLY at St Joseph Church—Please help Americans not illegal aliens July 13–10:30am

RALLY at St Joseph Church—Please help Americans not illegal aliens July 13–10:30am

There appears to be NO ICE agents or Homeland Security personnel at the church. There is an apparent fence, locked, and it appears volunteers are”guarding” entrances.   46 Illegal border crossers from Central America who entered the USA via Texas arrived at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Fontana, CA on July 10, 2014.  READ The San […]

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