Federal government restrictions threaten future of Ventura County agriculture

Federal government restrictions threaten future of Ventura County agriculture

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By Sean Paroski

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Ventura County faces fundamental threats to the future of local agriculture if limitations to water diversions from the Santa Clara River are continued, according to a presentation given by United Water Conservation District’s (United) Tony Morgan.  Morgan,

Water for Oxnard, Camarillo and Moorpark Farms Subject to Allocations

Water for Oxnard, Camarillo and Moorpark Farms Subject to Allocations

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By Lynn Jensen

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New pumping allocations are being considered for groundwater basins underlying Oxnard, Camarillo, Moorpark and surrounding agricultural areas that could restrict water for farms and forever change the local landscape. Pumping Allocation Systems adopted by the Fox Canyon

Bruce Smith Removed from the Planning Commission

Bruce Smith Removed from the Planning Commission

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By Lynn Jensen

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In a decision on April 11th, the Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to remove newly nominated Commissioner Bruce Smith from the Ventura County Planning Commission. The Smith appointment by Supervisor Steve Bennett was initially approved at a