County takes control of Motel 6

Will house at-risk homeless people

SHELTER—Ventura County has secured the Motel 6 in Newbury Park as a site to house and isolate homeless people who are vulnerable to the worst effects of COVID-19. It will pay around $575,000 for two months, money that will be repaid with state and federal assistance. RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers

In a move to prevent rapid spread of the coronavirus through the East County and to protect homeless people who are most vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, Ventura County has opened a new shel...

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