Category Archives: City News

Update on Storm Status

The City’s public works crews are clearing out and inspecting drains but the City has not had other issues reported from the rain. The current flash flood warning runs through 9:30 a.m.

However, please note that VCEmergency’s recent update shows additional road closures, see below:

Ventura
NB 101 at Highway 126.
NB 101 at Seacliff Rd.
Ojai
Highway 150 from Lake Casitas to Carpinteria
Highway 33 from Fairview Rd.

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Schedule for People Like You Film

The disaster preparedness movie, “People Like You,” will be playing on Channel 10 every Sunday morning at 6 a.m., and on Monday evening, at 7 p.m. The film has excellent advice for how to prepare for emergencies.

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Caltrans preparing for potential impact of storm events

LOS ANGELES – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is taking preventive steps to minimize the potential impact of storm events hitting the southern California region this week.

 

Caltrans is conducting a variety of maintenance tasks to minimize the potential for flooding, mud and debris flows, particularly along State Routes 33 and 150 in the Thomas Fire burn area, and Interstate 210 in the La Tuna Fire burn area.

 

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Latest Update from VCEmergency.com

We’ve seen some inaccurate postings about evacuations, please remember to check VCEmergency.com for the latest information. Their latest update, from 9:00 a.m. Wednesday Morning, states that following:

 

ROAD CLOSURES

  • Ventura
    • NB 101 at Highway 150.
  • Ojai
    • Highway 33 from Fairview Rd. to Lockwood Valley Rd.
    • Matilija Rd to Highway 33
    • Rice Rd at Meyer Rd.

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After Hours Public Works Contact Information

In an emergency, please contact 911. For after hours assistance from the City’s Public Works Department, please call the after-hours number at (805) 207-4366.

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