Steve Bennett

District 1 Supervisor, County of Ventura

District 1 Supervisor, County of Ventura

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After a year of negotiations, Ventura approved its first 24-hour homeless shelter.

24-hour homeless shelter to open in Ventura

After a year of negotiations, Ventura approved its first 24-hour homeless shelter.

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With restaurants, concert venues and bars closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, those who work in the hospitality and music industries won’t collect pay at the end of March.

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A judge ruled that Orange County cannot arrest people for sleeping in public spaces if there are no alternatives.

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Publicly held companies headquartered in California have until January 1st to name at least one woman to their boards.

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Darrell McNeill and his wife created a month-long pop-up cultural space at 1219 State St. and named it the Black History Month Culture House.

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There aren’t many roads or people outside the small city of Lompoc. Instead you’ll see rolling hills, cattle grazing under oak trees, and rare birds like Golden Eagles.

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At the new exhibit “ Current in the Shadows ,” long gold and yellow strands of seaweed hang from the walls and ceiling of Ventura College’s New Media Gallery.

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One frequent issue for people experiencing homelessness is hygiene -- how to keep clean when you don’t have ready access to running water, soap, a shower, clean clothes.

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