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“10 Essentials” Every Hiker Should Have

As summer approaches the trails and backcountry of Ventura County will become a popular destination for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. While the backcountry is a beautiful place, it can also become dangerous to those who are not properly prepared for their adventure. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind all visitors to the backcountry …

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Updated Face Covering Guidance 3.1.2022

Governor Newsom’s signature on Executive Order N-5-22 updated the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) to follow the California Department of Public Health’s indoor masking guidance. The update means that effective March 1, 2022, and consistent with updated California Department of Public Health guidance, masks will no longer be required for vaccinated or unvaccinated workers indoors, with the exceptions noted …

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Joint Training Exercise: Building Evacuation

Thousand Oaks and Camarillo’s Disaster Assistance Response Teams (DART) conducted a first ever joint training exercise in February. The two teams practiced nighttime evacuation of victims from an office building after a simulated earthquake. Over 20 members from both teams were suited in appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including radios. The drill emphasized team safety, …

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DART Serves Public Safety Days

October 2-3, 2021, Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark CA invited the Thousand Oaks Disaster Assistrance Response Team (D.A.R.T.) to celebrate alongside local First Responders! They invited all those that work with them throughout the year to celebrate a weekend with their farm visitors. Joining the DART team were members from City of Camarillo DART. First Responders included …

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Relay for Life

Photo: Relay for Life Relay For Life, it is an overnight community effort where individuals and teams camp out, socialize and take turns walking around a track relay style to raise funds to fight cancer. As day turns to night, participants will light hundreds of luminaria around the track in an inspiring ceremony to honor …

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