In the News

Ventura County Plan Addresses Climate Change

Includes 2,500' buffers between oil wells and schools, Climate Emergency Council


Board: Remove All Toxic Contamination from SSFL

Supervisor Parks leads Board Approval of Letter to NASA


Supervisor Parks Sets Goal for Two Million Trees

Calls for Up to Two Million Trees by 2040, County to Plant 1,000 a Year


National Phoenix Award for Disaster Recovery Awardee

Supervisor Parks recognized for Outstanding Contribution to Recovery


Parks Asks for Alternatives to Glyphosate/RoundUp

Study to Find Alternatives to Herbicide Considered Possible Carcinogen


Parks honored with Justice for Victims Award

District Attorney Awards Parks for her Actions After Mass Shooting


Developing with Nature

Wildlife Corridor Zone, Initiated by Supervisor Parks, Wins Approval at Board
Wildlife Corridor Zone Would Consider Wildlife Impacts When Developing


Parks' Ordinance Cracks down on Cockfighting

Ordinance Successfully Stymies Cockfighting 


Commission Offers Free Bus Fare to College Students

VCTC Chair Parks Leads Effort to Help Out Struggling College Students


Board Says No to New Off-Shore Drilling

Resolution Supports Keeping Ban


Popular Bus Receives Funding, Looks to Expand

Kanan Shuttle Receives Another Partner, Supervisor Parks Looks for More


Parks' Labor of Love: Mental Health at Plant Nursery 

Non-Profit "Growing Works" Nursery, A Natural Way for Therapy 
Work Project for People with Mental Illness Takes Root


Supervisor Parks Opens Senior Summit on Technology

"Don't be a Dinosaur in a Tech Savvy World" Summit Offers Hands-On Training 


Parks, Open Space Leader, Runs for Re-Election

Platform: Assisting People in Need, Fiscal Stewardship, Environmental Protection


City of Agoura Hills Agrees to Join Free Bus Fund

Kanan Shuttle Continues Free to Riders as Parks Looks to Expand Service 


County Unveils New Seismically Safe, Trauma Hospital

State of the art operating rooms, pediatric, neonatal intensive care units


Supervisor Parks Organizes 'Unity in the Community' 

Community Responds to Increase in Hate Crimes, Anti-Semitism, Bigotry
We All Must Join Against Hate


Leading the Charge on Wildlife Corridor Protections

First of its Kind Wildlife Corridor Zoning Would Protect Habitat and Connectivity
SCAG General Assembly Supports Wildlife Crossing


Parks to Chair Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy

Sets Goal of providing a 101 freeway wildlife crossing in Agoura Hills


Voters Asked to Extend Open Space Protections

SOAR organizers look to preserve open space for future generations
A Director for SOAR, Parks Elated Voters approve extending SOAR to 2050


Ventura County Receives Highest Credit Score

Conservative financial and management practices pay off


Ahmanson Ranch Preservation Offers Inspiration

Ten years later:  A fight worth having
Gathering celebrates 3,000 acres saved from development
Grassroots victory a reminder for others trying to save open space
Event commemorates largest parkland acquisition in region


Senior Summit Highlights Health Sevices

Free workshops and health screenings for senior citizens
Seniors receive free health advice


Homeless Fund Tapped for Fire Victims

County assists victims, including 15 children under five years old


County Completes Park 

Santa Rosa Valley residents pleased to get their promised park


Long-Awaited Fix to Somis Intersection

Supervisor Parks pushes effort to relieve congestion and protect small town


County Shuttle Service Begins in Oak Park

Parks says service can reduce congestion and air pollution


Volunteers Join Together to Remove Graffiti

Graffiti Removal Intervention Team (GRIT) at CSUCI cleans up


Ban on X-Rated Filming in Neighborhood

Supervisor Parks Gets Law Restricting Filming Porn in Neighborhoods