Our July Circle the Wagons forum was funded by the VC CoLAB Foundation to educate our members and supporters on potential opportunities for expanded agricultural processing in Ventura County. The “Dare to Dream” conference expressed hope that
California legislators have been busy passing a rash of labor bills this year. The most significant is Senate Bill 3, signed into law on March 31, 2016, gradually increasing the statewide minimum wage until it reaches $15
Notwithstanding the state of presidential politics, our country is experiencing a whole new level of political dysfunction. While there has always been division within and between political parties on how to resolve the important issues of the
In a victory for city farms surrounded by urban development, LAFCo Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt reasonable language to their handbook that requires projects to consider mitigation measures to address the potential loss of agricultural land. Adoption
County CEO Michael Powers has taken an important step forward in helping public citizens access our government process by publishing draft agendas eight days before Board of Supervisors meetings. Powers, who
VC CoLAB is proud to support the SUSTAIN VC ballot initiative that is in the process of gathering signatures throughout Ventura County. The campaign needs more volunteers and donations to help us reach our goal of
VC CoLAB has been regularly monitoring, attending meetings, testifying and writing comment letters to Ventura County LAFCo (Local Agency Formation Commission) for over a year as they consider amending their policies with respect to agricultural mitigation.
CoLAB Ventura County is proud to announce that our very own President, Dr. Aubrey (Bud) Sloan, DVM, has received BEEF Magazine’s 2015 Trailblazer award for his accomplishments described in an article in the national publication written by