Press Releases


Access information as released to the media on topics ranging from the latest Council action to neighborhood street improvements.

Archived Press Releases: View all press releases from Apr 2014 -­ present img

City Press Releases

April, 2017
04/24/17 Public invited to celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Ventura, tree planting April 26 PRCP
04/24/17 Construction to begin on $4.5M Kellogg Park Project PRCP
04/18/17 Commercial Structure Fire Fire
04/17/17 Vegetation Fire Fire
04/17/17 Vehicle off the Roadway with Fire Fire
04/17/17 City of Ventura names 2016-2017 Green School Award Winners Public Works
04/13/17 Free family fun at Owl Festival, April 23 at Ventura’s Historic Olivas Adobe PRCP
04/05/17 Ventura-based arts non-profits invited to apply by June 22, 2017 for Cultural Funding Program 2017-2018 PRCP
March, 2017
03/23/17 Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest Announces Winners -- Channel Islands National Park hosts Awards Ceremony in honor of World Water Day Water
03/21/17 Felony Battery, Witness Intimidation, Felony Domestic Violence, PROS Offender Police
03/21/17 Domestic Violence, Assault with a Deadly Weapon Police
03/21/17 Shooting Police
03/21/17 Stabbing Police
03/21/17 Possession of a Loaded Firearm Police
03/21/17 Commercial Burglary Police
03/21/17 Stabbing Police
03/21/17 Arson Arrest Police
03/21/17 Narcotic sales, Possession for sales, Identity Theft arrests Police
03/17/17 Vehicle Accident with Commercial Structure Fire Fire
03/15/17 Friendly business competition to start with 2017 Corporate Games PRCP
03/09/17 Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Resisting Arrest, Malicious Harm to Police Dog, Possession of Deadly Weapon Police
03/07/17 Structure Fire Fire
03/06/17 Residential Burglary Arrest Police
03/06/17 Possession of a Loaded and Concealed Firearm with a High Capacity Magazine, and Threats Police
03/06/17 Violation of Parole and Felon in Possession of a Firearm Arrest Police
03/06/17 Community Crime Alert - Tool Thefts Police
03/06/17 Possession of a Controlled Substance with a Loaded Firearm Arrest Police
03/06/17 Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship Award Police
February, 2017
02/28/17 Stabbing Police
02/28/17 Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Resisting Arrest, Warrants Police
02/28/17 Stolen Vehicle, Stolen Property Arrest Police
02/28/17 Robbery Police
02/28/17 Recovered Stolen Vehicle Arrest Police
02/28/17 Carjacking, Vehicle Pursuit, Hit and Run Arrest Police
02/28/17 Armed Robbery Police
02/28/17 Robbery, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Felony Resisting Arrest, Criminal Threats Police
02/28/17 Shoplifting, Assault with a Deadly Weapon Police
02/28/17 Commercial Burglary, Possession of Narcotics Police
02/28/17 Vehicle Pursuit and Recovery of Stolen Vehicle Police
02/28/17 Criminal Threats and Brandishing a Knife Arrest Police
02/28/17 Felony Assault on a Police Officer Arrest Police
02/28/17 Home Invasion Robbery Police
02/28/17 City of Ventura 2016 Uniform Crime Reporting - Part 1 Crime Statistics Police
02/21/17 Prowling, Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance Police
02/21/17 Fatal Traffic Collision Police
02/21/17 Felony Resisting Arrest, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition, Stolen Vehicle, Felony Warrant Arrest Police
02/21/17 Robbery Arrest Police
02/21/17 Commercial Burglary, Identity Theft, Elder Abuse Arrest Police
02/21/17 Possession for Sales Arrest Police
02/21/17 Armed Robbery Police
02/21/17 Fatal Traffic Collision Police
02/21/17 Felon in Possession of Firearm Arrest Police
02/16/17 City of Ventura 2016 Employee and Supervisor of the Year announced Human Resources
02/16/17 February 2017 storm preparedness: free sand and sandbags available for city of Ventura residents
02/14/17 Ventura Police Community Academy Accepting Applicants
02/14/17 Possession of Narcotics for Sales Arrest Police
02/14/17 Felony Resisting Arrest Police
02/14/17 Structure Fire Fire
02/10/17 Ventura City Fire Stations offer free blood pressure screenings to community members on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Fire
02/09/17 Construction scheduled to begin on the Loma Vista Area sewer line replacement project; motorists are advised of temporary lane closures during the six-month work period Public Works
02/06/17 Shooting Incident Police
02/06/17 Mental Health First Aid Classes To Be Offered at Ventura Police Department Police
02/06/17 Possession of Stolen Vehicle Arrest Police
02/06/17 Public Invited to Ventura’s State of the City Address, February 13 City Manager
January, 2017
01/31/17 Sexual Predator Sting Operation with 3 Felony Arrests Police
01/31/17 Arson / Multiple Fires Fire
01/31/17 Fatal Traffic Collision Police
01/31/17 Commercial Burglary, Resisting Arrest, Possession of Narcotics Police
01/31/17 DUI Traffic Collision with Gas Leak Police
01/31/17 Carjacking Police
01/31/17 Vandalism Police
01/31/17 Recovered Stolen Vehicle and Arrest Police
01/31/17 Armed Robbery Police
01/31/17 Vehicle Pursuit and Arrest Police
01/31/17 Indecent Exposure Police
01/31/17 Apply Now for New Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee City Manager
01/30/17 Vandalism and Arson Fire Fire
01/27/17 Traffic Enforcement Bike and Pedestrian Safety Police
01/25/17 Strong-Arm Robbery Arrest Police
01/24/17 Call the Right Play for Super Bowl LI Police
01/18/17 January 2017 storm preparedness: free sand and sandbags available for city of Ventura residents Public Works
01/17/17 Ventura Police Recruiting Officers Police
01/16/17 Commercial Structure Fire Fire
01/16/17 Structure Fire – Reported Persons Trapped Fire
01/16/17 Structure Fire Fire
01/13/17 Arrests for Human Sex Trafficking of a Minor and Pimping of a Minor Police
01/13/17 Chillin with VPD Police
01/13/17 Stolen Vehicle and Felony DUI Arrest Police
01/13/17 Found Explosive Device Police
01/13/17 Stabbing Police
01/13/17 Vehicle Pursuit and Arrest Police
01/11/17 Community invited to second meeting on short-term vacation rentals, January 31 Finance & Technology
01/10/17 2017 Art Tales contest for writers inspired by art is now open through April 4 PRCP
01/05/17 Registration is now open for the 28th annual Corporate Games PRCP
01/03/17 Teen Voice to collect essential items for homeless families January 3-30 PRCP
01/03/17 City of Ventura “Special Event Permit Grants” workshop on January 19 PRCP