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OceanForesters Request Ocean to be included in the 2040 General Plan Update

OceanForesters Request Ocean to be included in the 2040 General Plan Update

VENTURA — OceanForesters has requested that a chapter be added on ocean to the Ventura County General Plan. The General Plan has not been updated in 30 years. The plan update would include the year 2040. County’s website explains, “A general plan represents the community’s view of its future and expresses the community’s development goals. The...
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Ventura County Recognized for Energy Management Commitment

Ventura County Recognized for Energy Management Commitment

VENTURA —The Building Operator Certification (BOC®) program is recognizing the County of Ventura in California for its commitment to professional development for building operators and to energy management. Making the investment in their local government and special districts operator teams prepares them to support the county and state’s energy management and operational efficiency goals while...
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Bilingual report — County of Ventura: Individual Assistance Approved for Victims of Thomas Fire

Bilingual report — County of Ventura: Individual Assistance Approved for Victims of Thomas Fire

VENTURA —  The Department of Homeland Security announced on January 15 it had amended its major disaster declaration for the state of California to include the County of Ventura and the City of Ventura as areas eligible for individual assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The amendment is the result of an appeal...
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Bilingual report — Learn More at Public Forum on Jan. 31: Oxnard Considering Joining LA County’s new Clean-Energy Provider

Bilingual report — Learn More at Public Forum on Jan. 31: Oxnard Considering Joining LA County’s new Clean-Energy Provider

OXNARD — Oxnard residents and local business owners are encouraged to attend a public forum to learn more about a new Los Angeles County program, known as the Los Angeles Community Choice Energy (LACCE) program, that promises cleaner and potentially less expensive electricity. When: Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location:...
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Economic Development Collaborative — Ventura County Adds Staff Dedicated to Fire Relief

Economic Development Collaborative — Ventura County Adds Staff Dedicated to Fire Relief

VENTURA COUNTY — The Economic Development Collaborative –Ventura County (EDC-VC) has announced the addition of Clare Briglio as a full-time staff member dedicated to outreach and coordination of the fire relief efforts being delivered by EDC-VC’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Briglio and a team of about 30 other consultants provide a variety of...
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announce Newest Member to Board of Governors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley Announce Newest Member to Board of Governors

AGOURA – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley is pleased to announce a new member to its Board of Governors, Michael Tiemeyer. Tiemeyer has worked as an executive in multiple industries including banking, financial services, health care, information technology, marketing & advertising and retail. Known as an “Exceeds Expectations” executive, Tiemeyer has...
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Bill approved would help parents protect children from Equifax hack

Bill approved would help parents protect children from Equifax hack

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) legislation AB 608, prohibiting credit reporting agencies from charging fees when parents or guardians freeze their children’s credit reports, is one step closer to becoming law. “Agencies should not be collecting fees from parents who are cleaning up the mess Equifax made. Children’s future ability to buy a...
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Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces New President

Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces New President

OXNARD — The Oxnard Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new President, Julie Mino. Mino has worked in the hospitality and non-profit sectors for 18 years, with a strong focus on social & corporate event planning, donor cultivation, and sales. Her experience also encompasses a strong emphasis...
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Uber Eats Launches in Ventura County

Uber Eats Launches in Ventura County

New App Makes Getting Great Food as Easy as Getting a Ride VENTURA COUNTY — Ventura County residents and visitors can now order much of their favorite food from local restaurants and have it delivered by Uber Eats seven days a week. Uber Eats is offering delivery of full menus from more than 30 favorite...
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Oxnard’s’ Successor Agency Continued Boondoggle or Fiduciary Leadership in 2018

Oxnard’s’ Successor Agency Continued Boondoggle or Fiduciary Leadership in 2018

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By Armando Vazquez / Guest contributor Imagine the State of California dressed as a Santa Claus, and in a magnanimous gesture...
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Jackson, Muratsuchi to reintroduce legislation to halt new federal offshore oil drilling

Jackson, Muratsuchi to reintroduce legislation to halt new federal offshore oil drilling

SACRAMENTO – In response to the Trump Administration announcement today to expand offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters,  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) andAssemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) are reintroducing legislation to ensure that pipelines and other infrastructure cannot be built in California waters to support any new federal oil development. In the Senate, Jackson will carry...
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Gold Coast Transit District Board of Directors Approves New Contract Agreement with SEIU Local 721

Gold Coast Transit District Board of Directors Approves New Contract Agreement with SEIU Local 721

OXNARD — Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) is pleased to announce that the GCTD Board of Directors approved a three-and-a-half-year contract with GCTD’s Administrative Support, Mechanical and Bus Operator Units who are represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721 at the January 3rd Board meeting.  The contract provides incremental increases in wages and medical...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Introduces New Palliative Care Program

Gold Coast Health Plan Introduces New Palliative Care Program

MyGoldCare Provides Coping Mechanisms for Severely Ill Members CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan’s (GCHP) new palliative care program, MyGoldCare, launches January 1 for qualified enrollees. MyGoldCare helps relieve the pain and suffering of those who are seriously ill. The palliative care benefit – mandated under Senate Bill 1004 and signed into state law in...
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SBCC will make appointment for vacant seat

SBCC will make appointment for vacant seat

Trustee Dr. Marianne Kugler announces resignation SANTA BARBARA — The Santa Barbara Community College District’s Board of Trustees announced that it will accept applications for an appointment to fill a board vacancy created by the resignation of board member Dr. Marianne Kugler as of January 1, 2018. The interim appointee will serve until the...
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Valentine’s Day Shoppers Will Love The Specials At Centerpoint Mall

Valentine’s Day Shoppers Will Love The Specials At Centerpoint Mall

OXNARD — Valentine’s Day shoppers will love the specials at Centerpoint Mall at the more than 49 retail, specialty, entertainment and restaurants ranging from jewelry and shoes to candy and fashion accessories, among others. Centerpoint Mall is the popular destination to shop for Valentine’s Day through Wednesday, February 14. According to the survey by...
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