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How To Connect To Your 2021 Ventura City Councilmembers

Our federalist system gives us many opportunities to participate in our democracy. Some forms of participation are more common than others. And some citizens participate more than others, but almost everyone has a voice in government. Meet Your 2021 Ventura City Councilmembers We have a new Ventura City Council for 2021. We have three new […]

How Will Governing Be Better With A New City Council?

“The election is over. It’s time for the work of governing to begin.” —Sen. Tom Daschle   The 2020 City Council election marked a new beginning for governing Ventura. The newly elected Councilmembers campaigned to drive change at City Hall. Now, the emphasis for the newcomers will be to shift from campaigning to governing. Three […]

Watch This Year’s City Council Candidates Battle In A Forum

The 2020 Ventura City Council Candidates for Districts 2, 3 and 7 squared off in the East Ventura Community Council’s voter forum.  We’re replaying the video for those voters who missed the virtual event.  Unlike in years past, voters attended the 2020 candidate forums remotely. Covid-19 prevented in-person candidate engagement to woo voters.  Who Are […]

All You Need To Know About Local Campaign Issues 2020

“The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.” —John F. Kennedy We should say from the start that VREG does not endorse candidates. Our goal is to keep you informed and to educate wherever possible, but we shouldn’t pass up the opportunity to outline the critical campaign issues facing City […]

What VenturaWaterPure Should Do To Be Better

“Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive…those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.” —C.S. Lewis Eight years ago, Ventura Water decided to pursue VenturaWaterPure single-mindedly. They are […]