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Winter Camp Through Yarrow, Conejo And Simi Valley YMCAs

Winter Camp Through Yarrow, Conejo And Simi Valley YMCAs

Westlake Village, Calif.–The three branches of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA are hosting camps during the winter school break. Camp dates are December 20 through 23 and December 27 through 30. Camps provided by the Simi Valley Family YMCA, Conejo Valley YMCA and the Yarrow Family YMCA will include STEAM learning, group games, sports and […]

City Of Ventura Launches Winter Weather Response Plan For Unhoused Individuals

City Of Ventura Launches Winter Weather Response Plan For Unhoused Individuals

Ventura, Calif. – As temperatures get colder, the City of Ventura is preparing to launch its winter response plan for homeless persons and asking for community donations for stay warm packs. The Winter Weather Response Plan is co-sponsored by the City and the River Community Church and provides stay warm packs and temporary shelter to homeless […]

The City of Ventura Launches Winter Weather Response Plan to Help Homeless Individuals

The City of Ventura Launches Winter Weather Response Plan to  Help Homeless Individuals

Ventura, Calif. —  As Ventura enters this year’s winter weather season, the City has partnered with the River Community Church to launch a response plan to provide stay warm packs and temporary shelter to homeless persons during severe weather events, such as severe rain, wind or low temperatures.   . Now through March 31, 2021, the City is accepting community donations to create stay warm packs for sharing with Ventura’s unhoused individuals during harsh weather events. Desired donations include rain ponchos, blankets, jackets, hand-warmers, socks, toiletries, snacks, tarps, and carrying […]

10th Annual Coats for Casa Pacifica to be Held January 11th

10th Annual Coats for Casa Pacifica to be Held January 11th

Westlake Village, CA – Lydia Gable Realty Group with Compass and Rick Winters of Winters Financial Group, Inc. will host their 10th Annual and final Coats-for-Casa Pacifica charity event at Three Springs Park in Westlake Village, on Saturday, January 11th, 2020, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. This will be the 10th and final year of the […]

The Best Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables to Eat This Winter

The Best Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables to Eat This Winter

BY ANDREW THOMAS Many chefs will tell you that it’s always best to use produce that’s in season when cooking any dish. While technique is important, using the freshest and most available ingredients is half the battle. Ingredients should speak for themselves, and when arranged properly, can make a gorgeous and exquisite meal. Winter produce offers some of the […]

Winter Storms Expected to Bring Snow Across US

Winter Storms Expected to Bring Snow Across US

BY ZACHARY STIEBER Winter storms are expected to drop snow across the United States over the weekend, with winter storm watches in effect in a number of states. In the west, Oregon was set to see several inches of snow before a storm moved into Idaho, dropping up to seven inches. Portions of Montana, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming […]

Cold a Harbinger of Severe Winter to Come

Cold a Harbinger of Severe Winter to Come

  By Dr. Joel Glass and Tom Harris   The past week has certainly been rough on people across eastern North America. The Washington Post reported on Nov. 13 that “The most severe early November cold snap in more than a century has plowed over the East Coast, where record low temperatures were set in the majority of […]

$80,000 in funding needed to keep winter shelter in Oxnard open through March 2017

$80,000 in funding needed to keep winter shelter in Oxnard open through March 2017

A Frosty Day in D.C. by award winning photographer Dana Rene

A Frosty Day in D.C. by award winning photographer Dana Rene

We are fortunate to have been granted permission to share these lovely photos by award-winning photojournalist Dana Rene.  All of them were taken from the Capitol side perspective.   Born in 1974 Dana Rene  been a photojournalist  for 18 years, 13 years in newspapers and currently working as a freelance photographer in Washington DC for […]