Category Archives: City News

Southern California Edison Announces New Public Safety Power Shutoff Policy

Southern California Edison (S.C.E) has announced a new “Public Safety Power Shutoff” policy. Below you may find information from S.C.E.


Dear Neighbor,

Protecting you and your family from the threat of wildfires is our company’s highest priority.

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Ventura County Green Business (VCGB) Program is Actively Certifying Businesses to Go Green

The Ventura County Green Business (VCGB) Program is actively certifying businesses to go green throughout the County. To help local businesses reach the triple bottom line (people, planet,

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Thomas Fire Evacuees Invited to Participate in Focus Groups August 25 and 26, Participants will Receive $100 Amazon Gift Card

Researchers from UC Berkeley are surveying Ventura County residents who either evacuated or received an evacuation notice during the Thomas Fire. Their research is an effort to better understand the efficacy and the effects of evacuations and emergency notices.

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VCCDC Offers Disaster Recovery Grants For Thomas Fire Victims

Ventura County Community Development Corporation (VCCDC), a local non-profit community economic development organization, has created a disaster recovery assistance grant program for Ventura and Santa Barbara County residents who were affected by the Thomas Fire and/or Montecito Mudslides.

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Video Available of Carnegie Mellon University’s Transition Ojai Presentation

The City of Ojai has partnered with Carnegie Mellon University and Flip Labs to embark on a Transition Design Journey to shape the future of the city and region, with a goal to work together to support a community led vision of what’s possible.

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