Eric Harrison will leave his role as CEO and president of the United Way of Ventura County next year, after accepting the top job with the same nonprofit in Connecticut. Harrison will continue his current position through mid-February, the United Way of Ventura County said in Dec. 21 a news release. The organization said its Read More →
Nonprofit Unite to Light and the New Beginnings Counseling Center’s Safe Parking Program have teamed up to bring light, electricity and a degree of security to about 120 folks living in their cars in Santa Barbara County. Unite to Light president Megan Birney and Safe Parking Program sponsor Mike Tognotti and daughter Sofia Tognotti put Read More →
In a year of tragedy and recovery, amid mud flows and devastating fires, one event stands above all others for its social impact. The Nov. 7 shootings at the Borderline Bar and Grill mark the second time in five years that a mass killing has taken place in the sheltered, affluent and largely safe communities Read More →
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United Way of Ventura County honored area energy executive Scott Corby and the county of Ventura with two of its top awards at its annual Spirit of Community Partnership Awards. Corby received the Milton M. Teague Award and county employees received the Roy Pinkerton award. More than 1,000 county employees contributed more than $100,000 to Read More →