Despite Drought Relief, Water Infrastructure Challenges Remain

Despite Drought Relief, Water Infrastructure Challenges Remain

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By: Sean Paroski 

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The recent heavy rains have relieved drought conditions across the State, but they have also highlighted how much work needs to be done to update California’s aging water infrastructure, according to Eric Bergh, Manager

Economic Vitality Strategies Considered by County CEOs Office

Economic Vitality Strategies Considered by County CEOs Office

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By: Sean Paroski 

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Ventura County CoLAB was invited to participate in the County of Ventura’s Economic Vitality Summit, allowing input into an Economic Strategic Plan to be prepared by the CEO’s Office in 2017. The purpose of the Summit was

When is Enough, Enough?: Wildlife Corridor Proposal Would Add More Regulations on Agriculture

When is Enough, Enough?: Wildlife Corridor Proposal Would Add More Regulations on Agriculture

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By: Sean Paroski 

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At a packed Board meeting on January 24th filled with CoLAB members and other representatives from the agricultural and business community, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors gave preliminary backing to an effort to

County Land Conservation Act Questionnaires Due on April 1st

County Land Conservation Act Questionnaires Due on April 1st

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By: Lynn Jensen 

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The Ventura County Assessor mailed out

County Supervisor Targets OBGMA

County Supervisor Targets OBGMA

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By: Lynn Jensen 

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Seeking to extend County authority over water, Supervisor Steve Bennett is targeting the Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency (OBGMA), with authority that could be extended to other groundwater basins in the future. In December, Mr. Bennett urged

Life after Measure F…Where do we go from here?

Life after Measure F…Where do we go from here?

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By: Matt Guthrie 

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mattelectionsThe following is the story of Measure F, our hopes, challenges, results and a reason for optimism for the VC CoLAB organization going forward.

When the SOAR organization announced that the 2016 General Election ballot would include