Register for a Free
Ride on the Westside!

You're invited to bike, walk, or roll with us while we raise awareness for our Active Transportation Plan. Join the City and BikeVentura for a ride on the Westside in Ventura.

Be sure to share your experience biking and walking in the City in the ATP survey, available in English and en Español.

Participate in Ventura's Redistricting Process

Join us for the next public hearing on October 18 at 6:10 p.m. 

For this agenda item, the City will offer live Spanish translation service at the Ventura Avenue Adult Center. To ensure we have enough headsets during the meeting, please RSVP with the City Clerk by Friday, October 15 by calling 805-658-4787 or emailing

For a list of key dates or to learn more, visit

Redistricting is the process of redrawing district lines to balance each district’s population. This process only happens every 10 years so get involved now!
New Entrance Coming to Community Park and the
Aquatics Center

Construction is underway for a new entrance into Community Park, located at Telephone Road at Rameli Avenue.

The project includes:
  • New parking lot
  • New entrance
  • Landscaping
  • And more!
The project is anticipated to be complete in summer 2022. For more information, visit
The Ventura Police Department launches an Explorer Program

Ventura’s Police Explorer Program is designed for youth, ages 14-18, who are interested in learning about a career in law enforcement. The program offers hands-on activities and interactive learning sessions about local police operations.

As an explorer, students will participate in patrol ride-alongs, accident investigations, defensive tactics, evidence collection and processing, community service, and much more.

To learn more about the program, eligibility requirements, and the application, visit
The Ventura Fire Department goes Pink!

Our Ventura firefighters are wearing pink in October and you can too!

In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and treatment in the battle against breast cancer, purchase a limited edition, pink, embossed t-shirt from a participating local business.

This year, funds raised through t-shirt sales will be donated to the Ribbons of Life Breast Cancer Foundation, a local non-profit dedicated to helping women and families affected by breast cancer.
CA Senate Bill (SB) 1383:
Organics Recycling

Beginning January 1, 2022, CalRecycle Senate Bill (SB) 1383 will require all residents, businesses, and multi-family properties in California to recycle all organic waste, including food waste, paper, cardboard, yard materials.

The City's Environmental Sustainability team will share an overview of SB 1383 at an upcoming City Council meeting on October 25, 2021. This initiative aims to reduce greenhouse emissions by reducing the amount of food waste that ends up in landfills.

Visit www.CityofVentura/ES for more information.