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Sweet Summer Fruits offered at the Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association

Sweet Summer Fruits offered at the Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association

Ventura, CA – It’s a great season for summer fruits according to the Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association (VCCFMA).  With a heavy rainy season, the VCCFMA reports that the tree fruit is proving to be extra sweet and plentiful, although bringing some delays along with it.  “Even though it is taking a little longer […]

County jumps to second place ranking as a national Top 10 Digital County

County jumps to second place ranking as a national Top 10 Digital County

VENTURA, Calif. – For the fifth consecutive year, the County of Ventura has been named as a Top Digital County by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties. The Digital Counties Survey identifies the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that save tax dollars through efficiency, boost transparency, cybersecurity […]

National Assoc. of Women Business Owners Ventura County installs 2019-2020 Board

National Assoc. of Women Business Owners Ventura County installs 2019-2020 Board

Ventura County, CA — The Ventura County chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO VC) installed its new Board of Directors last week at the woman-owned RELM Wine & Beer Bistro in Camarillo as part of its Summer Celebration. Marsha Bailey, founder of Women’s Economic Ventures installed the new slate of officers […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency Announces 2019 Employee of the Year Winners

Ventura County Public Works Agency Announces 2019 Employee of the Year Winners

Ventura County Public Works Agency awarded the Employee of the Year accolade to three veteran personnel who have been selected for their skills and efficiencies for a great job performance. Marco Reyes and David Hazen from Water and Sanitation, and Karen Goodman from Engineering Services were honored as the winners among 10 other nominees. Goodman, […]

Fire breaks out on South Mountain in Fillmore

Fire breaks out on South Mountain in Fillmore

A fire broke out at approximately 11:54 AM Sunday morning July 14th on South Mountain between Santa Paula and Fillmore.  It initially involved a 1/4 of an acre but at 2:21 PM spread to 120 acres.  It has been named the #SouthFire. Four bulldozers have been called out to cut breaks and tankers from Porterville, […]

Conflict of Interest Case Filed Against County of Ventura Public Works Agency Manager

Conflict of Interest Case Filed Against County of Ventura Public Works Agency Manager

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that four counts of misdemeanor conflict of interest were filed against Raymond Gutierrez Jr. (DOB 11/16/1959), of Ventura, Manager of the Development & Inspection Services Division of the County of Ventura Public Works Agency.  Gutierrez made several governmental decisions in which he knew or had […]

Assess Your Lung Cancer Risk and Learn About New Treatments at a Free CMHS Seminar on July 31

Assess Your Lung Cancer Risk and Learn About New Treatments at a Free CMHS Seminar on July 31

(Ventura, California) One in 16 people will develop lung cancer in their lifetime. Lung cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer – higher than breast, colon or prostate cancer. The good news is that lung cancer can now be found earlier and treated with less invasive methods. By finding and treating lung cancer […]

State’s largest ‘community choice’ energy program takes a hit

State’s largest ‘community choice’ energy program takes a hit

By Chris Reed The community choice aggregation (CCA) movement has built considerable momentum in California in recent years. In CCA programs, groups of local government agencies team up to take over decision-making on what sources of power to use in the local electric grid – with utilities continuing to hold responsibility for maintaining the grid.  […]

7.1 quake in SoCal- rumbles Ventura County

7.1 quake in SoCal- rumbles Ventura County

By George Miller Reports are that there was a 7.1 quake 11 miles from Ridgecrest, CA. At only 1/2 mile deep it was a much shallower event than what hit on July 4th. Both were stronger than any other tumbler in the last 20 years. Yesterday’s quake is now deemed a foreshock making it part […]

For Some Accounts Ventura County cities plan return to Southern California Edison

For Some Accounts Ventura County cities plan return to Southern California Edison

    By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views The good news is that even socialists find out they can’t pay for total control of families and businesses.  This is an ‘I TOLD YOU SO MOMENT.”  While this is about Ventura County, I am sending this to the Mayor of San Diego, who has […]