A win for farmworkers After a year of discussions with farmworker advocates CAUSE (Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy) and MICOP (Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing Project) and local ag companies Reiter Affiliated Companies, Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce and Brokaw Nursery, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors approved, 3-2, on Tuesday, June 6, the Ventura County Farmworker Resource Program. Supervisors Steve Bennett, District 1; Linda Parks, District 2; and John Zaragoza, District 5, voted in favor; Supervisors Kelly Long, District 3, and Peter Foy, District 4, opposed it. Several local growers and local organizations supported the initiative as...Read More
Author: VC Reporter
World music and dance group Benise performed at the 24th Annual Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food and Brew Festival on Sunday, June 4, entertaining attendees with Latin music and flamenco on a comfortably cool afternoon at California State University, Channel...Read More
Sergio Fierro of Oxnard-based Advance Detailing Experts along with a member of the acclaimed Air Force One Detailing Team at the Seattle Museum of Flight made guest appearances on Velocity TV’s hit show Competition Ready, invited by TV hosts Mike Phillips and Adrienne “AJ” Janic. Fierro appeared on episode 14, which premiered on May 26. Filmed in Glendale, pictured, Fierro with Phillips and the Competition Ready team polish Hollywood celebrity Adam Carolla’s 1965 black Lamborghini 350GT for the auction block in Amelia Island,...Read More
Eleven years ago, when Daniel Swain was in high school in Northern California, he launched a blog called the California Weather Blog (aka Weather West). He used it to explore and document his interest and research into our state’s weather and climate. “I’m not sure if anybody read it at that time,” he said. “It took off when I was a graduate student at Stanford in the midst of the drought that developed in California. As it evolved and I became involved in researching the causes and character of that drought, the blog became a forum for people who...Read More
Simi Valley: A deadly decision Demonstrators protest the recent GOP-led repeal of the Affordable Care Act in front of U.S. Rep. Steve Knight’s, R-Santa Clarita, office. Objecting to the apparent unwillingness to answer questions regarding his vote to repeal the ACA, otherwise known as Obamacare, the demonstrators hosted a “dramatic pre-enactment of Denial of Hospitalization” replete with bloody scrubs, hand-drawn tombstones and chants in front of Knight’s office on Los Angeles Avenue in Simi Valley. Knight’s district represents portions of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Ventura: Honoring fallen officers The Peace Officers Association of Ventura County presented the 2017...Read More
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