SEPTEMBER 2021: Pictures of dead or sick mountain lions poisoned by rodenticides frequently make the news, but they are not the only animals affected. According to the Pet Poison Helpline, rodenticide poisoning is one of the most common types of poisons they deal with in pets.
September 2021. Electric scooters (e-scooters) have become the preference for many people since they make the riding experience fun, easy, quick, and comfortable. But sometimes it can be confusing understanding where it’s legal to ride them in town.
September 2021. Coastal Cleanup Day is an annual community volunteering event dedicated to removing trash and plastic pollution from beaches, inland waterways, parks, and other open spaces throughout the state.
August 2021. Now you can get up to $3.00 a square foot to help you convert your lawn. Visit www.bewaterwise.com to determine your eligibility.
August 2021. One of the local recycling options available to residents and businesses for e-waste handling is Newbury Park e-waste recycler, PC Recycle. The company is the only California state-certified e-waste recycler in Ventura County.
August 2021. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a dire warning to the world in a new report, stating that "unprecedented" environmental changes have occurred. Strong and sustained reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases could limit future climate change.
August 2021. To all of us who love this community for its open space and access to recreation, it will likely come as no surprise to learn that more than four fifths of Thousand Oaks’ residents live within a ten-minute walk of at least one of the City’s 122 parks.
July 2021. Over the past year, bicycle sales have skyrocketed as people have looked for alternative modes of exercise and transportation, or simply sought ways to get out while safely social distancing.
July 2021. Approximately 80 Thousand Oaks residents shared their thoughts and ideas on potential Climate and Environmental Action Plan (CEAP) measures at the City’s event on July 10th at the Grant Brimhall Library. Attendees had options for ...
July 2021. The climate crisis will bring a number of environmental changes to the City of Thousand Oaks; the key ones being related to heat, precipitation, wildfire, and drought. These will impact some people’s lives more than ...
July 2021. Building better buildings that reduce greenhouse gas emissions is within "reach" thanks to a key policy mechanism...
June 2021. The Cities and County of Ventura and over 20 other planning partners are preparing a countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan and need your input!