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PRESS RELEASE: Community: V.C. Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit Partners with Healthcare Providers to Curb Patient "Doctor Shopping" for Prescription Meds
Nature of Incident: Law Enforcement Reaches Out to Healthcare Providers to Curb Patient “Doctor Shopping” for Obtaining Prescription Medication
Location: Throughout Ventura County
Date & Time: Dec. 17, 2014 / 11am
Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit
In May of 2013, the Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit (PCU) task force, in cooperation with every local police agency in the Ventura County, initiated a program designed to reduce patient “doctor shopping” to obtain highly addictive prescription medications.
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City of Ojai Fails to Protect Chumash Archaeological Site?
by Alasdair Coyne
I'm contacting you to fill you in on a recent issue that should be of concern to residents of the Ojai Valley.
It turns out that the City of Ojai has had no protection in its planning & building regulations - ever - for Chumash (and earlier) archaeological sites. Such protections are required by state law under CEQA, the California Environmental Quality Act.
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Ojai City Manager Rob Clark announced today that Rudolf Livingston, CPA, CCMT, has been appointed as the new Finance Director for the City of Ojai. Livingston is currently the Assistant Finance Director of the City of Ventura and previously held the position of Accounting Manager for the City of Santa Barbara. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
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EDITOR'S NOTE/3 INCUMBENTS OUT: With the Nov. 4, 2014 Election, Outgoing Members Kathi Smith, Pauline Mercado, and Rikki Horne are celebrated :::VIDEO:::