National Parks Service Study – Completed

Representative Julia Brownly held a Town Hall earlier this month to present and discuss the final National Parks Study Report. Congressman Adam Schiff who originally requested this study was in attendance. It was not apparent that any Santa Rosa Valley resident other than the author of this post was in attendance.

Information on the results . . . → Read More: National Parks Service Study – Completed

SoCalGas Advanced Metering Project – March 2016

The Southern California Gas Company provides natural gas service to the Santa Rosa Valley. In 2010 they announced, and obtained funding approval for, a project to convert all of the gas meters in their service area to automated reading. Announcement messages discussing the future meter conversion plans were distributed to Santa Rosa Valley Announcements List . . . → Read More: SoCalGas Advanced Metering Project – March 2016

SCE 66 kV Project Draft EIR Review

The State of California Public Utilities Commission has announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Report for public review and comment. A copy of the official notice is here.

There will be a local Public Meeting held on June 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the: Palm Garden Hotel 495 Ventu Park Road Thousand Oaks, . . . → Read More: SCE 66 kV Project Draft EIR Review

National Park Service Study Review

Do you want your home and property incorporated into the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA)? Do you want (more) Federal control over your property?

Those who have attended one of the National Park Service Public Meetings presenting the findings and proposals of the Rim Of The Valley Study have been struck by the . . . → Read More: National Park Service Study Review

National Park Service Study

Rim of the Valley Draft Special Resource Study & Environmental Assessment Available for Review… The National Park Service (NPS) has made available the Rim of the Valley Draft Special Resource Study and Environmental Assessment to you for review and comment. The NPS initiated this special resource study in 2010 and published preliminary management alternatives in . . . → Read More: National Park Service Study

Tropical Paradise – CUP Renewal Denied

The Ventura County Planning Commission Hearing held on Thursday, June 19, 2014, resulted in the Tropical Paradise Conditional Use Permit (CUP) renewal request being denied. At the current time the permit to operate this event venue in the Santa Rosa Valley will expire at the end of the calendar year. The applicant has 10 days . . . → Read More: Tropical Paradise – CUP Renewal Denied

Tropical Paradise – June CUP Hearing

The Conditional Use Permit (CUP) discussed in the April Tropical Paradise article below, is now scheduled for Public Hearing at the Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday, June 19th. It appears as item 7c on the Agenda available at:

http://ventura.granicus.com/GeneratedAgendaViewer.php?view_id=83&event_id=451

The Planning Commission Meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:30 AM and the Tropical Paradise CUP . . . → Read More: Tropical Paradise – June CUP Hearing

SRV Trail Plan Review and Adoption

The Ventura County Resource Management Agency (RMA) has posted the proposed Trail Master Plan for the Santa Rosa Valley for citizen review and comment. Their posting can be found at the following Website:

http://www.ventura.org/rma/rma/santa-rosa-trail.html

This site provides very detailed information on what is being proposed and deserves your attention. The Draft Master Trail Plan is . . . → Read More: SRV Trail Plan Review and Adoption

SCE 66 kV Project EIR Scoping Comments

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the ESA Energy consulting firm who is responsible for managing the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) accepted both verbal and written comments on items to be included in the EIR at the April 10th Public Hearing. However, they made it very clear that the best way to insure that . . . → Read More: SCE 66 kV Project EIR Scoping Comments

SCE 66kV Expansion Needs Environmental Impact Analysis

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has now acted on the latest request by Southern California Edison (SCE) to construct an additional power distribution line between their Moorpark and Newbury (Park) facilities. The CPUC has required that an Environmental Impact analysis be performed and a formal report (EIR) be issued for their consideration.

The CPUC . . . → Read More: SCE 66kV Expansion Needs Environmental Impact Analysis