Highway Patrol hosts toy drive

Drop off gifts at any CHP office

The California Highway Patrol will host the annual CHiPs for Kids Toy Drive through Fri., Dec. 21. Donated toys, which must be in new condition and left unwrapped, can be dropped off at any CHP office statewide, including those in Moorpark and Ventura. The offices are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and are at 4656 […]

Word has leaked out: Water conservation is now mandatory

Last summer following the driest Southern California winter on record, the only thing louder than the crackling of dry twigs was the deafening silence surrounding water conservation. Recent rain has alleviated the drought somewhat, but the need to conserve water is still great. To the credit of water agencies, in the wake of water shortages in the 1990s, a greater […]