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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Upcoming Planning Commission Meeting

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Latest updates about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) at the next Planning Commission meeting on December 8 at 6PM. Read more about ADUs at

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Grant Writing Workshop

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General Information:

On December 7, from 9 am to noon, the City of Ventura is offering a grant writing workshop for the 2022 Cultural Funding and Community Partnerships Grant Programs. Art and social service organizations are encouraged t...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

The Community Partnerships Grant Program is now accepting applications!

Community Partnerships Grant Program 2022 Newsflash

Are you a social service organization that provides needed services to Ventura residents? Do you represent a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Ventura County that provides services to residents of the City of Ventura?

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

The Cultural Funding Grant Program is now accepting applications!

Cultural Funding Grant Program 2022 Newsflash

Are you a Ventura-based nonprofit arts organization? If YES, this grant opportunity may be for YOU!

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Sign up for Active Transportation Focus Groups

ATP Focus Groups

Your input in these small group conversations will create a roadmap for priority projects and programs to make walking, bicycling, and taking transit great choices for all people living, working, and visiting Ventura.

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Be a Santa to a Senior!

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Are you interested in providing joy and holiday cheer to our community's homebound seniors?

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

VPD hosts Coffee with a Cop Holiday Toy Drive


Community members are invited to join the Ventura Police Department for coffee, conversation, and a toy drive at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, located at 1780 S. Victoria Avenue in Ventura. The free event will be hosted on December 9, 2021, ...
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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Council moves toward making Main Street Moves more permanent

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The City Council voted to make Main Street Moves long-term with a full closure in Downtown Ventura, retaining the existing curb, gutter, and sidewalk configuration through a flexible design approach.

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

City awarded grant for bicycle and pedestrian safety

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The City received a $44,000 grant from the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) aimed at prioritizing the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians through educational programs and events.

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Parks & Recreation is looking for energetic people to work in our after-school programs!

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Are you or someone you might know interested in coordinating youth enrichment activities, providing homework assistance, or organizing day-to-day activities?

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Community invited to draw map boundaries for redistricting

Redistricting- Submit a map

Participate in the district maps creation phase, open through December 10, 2021.

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Help us keep the Spark of Love alive this holiday season


Donate a new, unwrapped toy or non-perishable food item today!

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

City of Ventura launches Winter Weather Response Plan for unhoused individuals


Community members are invited to donate supplies for stay warm packs

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

California’s Senate Bill (SB) 1383 resources available for residents and businesses

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Starting January 1, 2022, the City of Ventura will be required to comply with Senate Bill (SB) 1383. SB 1383 aims to reduce methane emissions by diverting organic material from landfills by establishing statewide food waste recycling requirements.

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Capital Improvement Project: Community Park 2nd Entrance

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Project Description

This project is to create a new Community Park entrance at Ramelli Avenue and Telephone Road. This project also includes storm drain improvements, a new parking lot, parking lot striping, lighting, and minimal landscaping in parking lot...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

The Fall Activity Guide is now available!

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The Digital Parks & Recreation Fall Activity Guide has been published! With a variety of programs for adults and kids, we've got something for everyone, come join the fun! Fall registration opens August 16 at 9am!

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

CA COVID-19 Rent/Utility Relief

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This funding is available for eligible renters who have been impacted by COVID-19 and need help paying utility bills. Eligible renters may receive assistance for unpaid utility payments dating back to April 1, 2020, or for future utility payments.

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

City News: Read the My Ventura eNewsletter

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Get the latest City news sent straight to your email every two weeks!

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

SoCalGas Compressor Site


The City of Ventura thanks its residents for engaging with the City Council to urge the Public Utilities Commission, the State Department of Toxic Substances Control, and other state agencies to make a full and complete review of the environmental, health...

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