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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1999
Reeling from a scathing state report on Ventura County's mental health program, the county Board of Supervisors pledged Wednesday to stop the bickering that has endangered millions of dollars in state and federal aid and mired the mental health department in chaos. But even as they spoke of consensus, board members disagreed over how to reach it.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 2001 | ANNA GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fearful of losing $8.4 million in transit funding, Ventura County transportation officials are fighting a federal plan that would link the eastern cities of the county with Los Angeles. The Ventura County Transportation Commission voted Friday to contest a proposal by the Census Bureau to redraw urban boundaries and divide Ventura County in half. Commission staff members plan to protest the action by lobbying the Census Bureau and enlisting the aid of local politicians.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1999
County officials Tuesday decided to pursue federal aid for local fieldworkers left jobless after the pre-Christmas freeze. The decision came hours after Supervisor John Flynn lashed out at county emergency services officials for suggesting that farm workers' job losses were not severe enough during the cold spell to warrant federal emergency aid.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 2000 | CATHERINE BLAKE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Some motorists don't like them because they block out the landscape. Some businesses oppose them because they obstruct their advertising. But for many homeowners who live near freeways, sound walls are a welcome improvement to their quality of life. If the Ventura County Transportation Commission is successful, more freeway sound walls will be erected in the near future.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1999 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal officials agreed Thursday to extend emergency aid to Ventura County field workers left jobless by a severe pre-Christmas freeze, expanding a disaster declaration that had previously only applied to seven counties in the Central Valley.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 2001 | ANNA GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fearful of losing $8.4 million in transit funding, Ventura County transportation officials are fighting a federal plan that would link the eastern cities of the county with Los Angeles. The Ventura County Transportation Commission voted Friday to contest a proposal by the Census Bureau to redraw urban boundaries and divide Ventura County in half. Commission staff members plan to protest the action by lobbying the Census Bureau and enlisting the aid of local politicians.
NEWS
January 15, 1995 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The 6.7-magnitude shock struck Ventura County's fault-line neighborhoods deeper and harder than anyone first thought. Residents of Simi Valley, Fillmore, Piru and Thousand Oaks wanted to believe they could restore normalcy to their homes, businesses and lives within six months, maybe 12. But a year later, many Ventura County residents are still finding damage and still suffering deep psychological wounds from a catastrophe they thought they had left behind.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1993 | ALAN C. MILLER
A congressional committee has recommended a total of $7.28 million for several Ventura County flood control and navigation projects next year--including $4.8 million to complete expansion of the breakwater to increase safety at the entrance to Ventura Harbor. The money was included in the massive $21.95-billion energy and water development spending bill passed Thursday by the House Appropriations Committee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 2000 | CATHERINE BLAKE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Some motorists don't like them because they block out the landscape. Some businesses oppose them because they obstruct their advertising. But for many homeowners who live near freeways, sound walls are a welcome improvement to their quality of life. If the Ventura County Transportation Commission is successful, more freeway sound walls will be erected in the near future.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 4, 1993 | SARA CATANIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ventura County health care officials will ask the Board of Supervisors today to accept state and federal grants and use county dollars to help fund two programs for children and pregnant women. The Women, Infants and Children program, which provides food and services to pregnant women and women with young children, is seeking county approval to add $50,000 in state funds to its $1.1-million budget.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 2000
The county's transitional homeless shelter has received a funding boost from the federal government aimed at keeping the facility up and running over the next three years. The Camarillo-based shelter was awarded a $643,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It was part of a $2.1-million allocation to local agencies to provide long-term housing and resources for homeless people countywide.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1999
Reeling from a scathing state report on Ventura County's mental health program, the county Board of Supervisors pledged Wednesday to stop the bickering that has endangered millions of dollars in state and federal aid and mired the mental health department in chaos. But even as they spoke of consensus, board members disagreed over how to reach it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 11, 1999
Ventura County's 43 public health clinics are not complying with federal Medicare billing guidelines, putting the county at risk of losing millions of dollars in reimbursement money, officials said Monday. County health administrators have a June 30 deadline to bring the clinics into compliance or face a possible reduction in funding, said Emery G. Lee, a billing specialist for the U.S. Health Care Financing Administration in San Francisco.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1999 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal officials agreed Thursday to extend emergency aid to Ventura County field workers left jobless by a severe pre-Christmas freeze, expanding a disaster declaration that had previously only applied to seven counties in the Central Valley.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1999
County officials Tuesday decided to pursue federal aid for local fieldworkers left jobless after the pre-Christmas freeze. The decision came hours after Supervisor John Flynn lashed out at county emergency services officials for suggesting that farm workers' job losses were not severe enough during the cold spell to warrant federal emergency aid.
NEWS
January 15, 1995 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The 6.7-magnitude shock struck Ventura County's fault-line neighborhoods deeper and harder than anyone first thought. Residents of Simi Valley, Fillmore, Piru and Thousand Oaks wanted to believe they could restore normalcy to their homes, businesses and lives within six months, maybe 12. But a year later, many Ventura County residents are still finding damage and still suffering deep psychological wounds from a catastrophe they thought they had left behind.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 2000
The county's transitional homeless shelter has received a funding boost from the federal government aimed at keeping the facility up and running over the next three years. The Camarillo-based shelter was awarded a $643,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It was part of a $2.1-million allocation to local agencies to provide long-term housing and resources for homeless people countywide.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1993 | MAIA DAVIS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As part of President Clinton's strategy to revive the nation's economy, federal labor officials hope to send an additional $2.5 million to Ventura County for providing summer jobs for youths. The additional funds, which would allow local job-training organizations to employ 400 more young people than usual this summer, are the county's share of a proposed $400-million increase to a national summer-youth employment program.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1993 | ALAN C. MILLER
A congressional committee has recommended a total of $7.28 million for several Ventura County flood control and navigation projects next year--including $4.8 million to complete expansion of the breakwater to increase safety at the entrance to Ventura Harbor. The money was included in the massive $21.95-billion energy and water development spending bill passed Thursday by the House Appropriations Committee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 4, 1993 | SARA CATANIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ventura County health care officials will ask the Board of Supervisors today to accept state and federal grants and use county dollars to help fund two programs for children and pregnant women. The Women, Infants and Children program, which provides food and services to pregnant women and women with young children, is seeking county approval to add $50,000 in state funds to its $1.1-million budget.
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