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Public Safety Power Shutoffs Prompt Some School Closures In Ventura County


Public Safety Power Shutoffs in Ventura County triggered by Southern California Edison to try to prevent brush fires due to high wind prompted some school closures in the county for Friday.

The Fillmore Unified School District cancelled all classes for the second day in a row.  The Simi Valley Unified School District also shut down operations for the day.

Los Cerritos Middle School, and Lang Ranch Elementary School in the Conejo Valley Unified School District cancelled all Friday classes.

MATES Charter school in Thousand Oaks cancelled school for the day, as did Mupu School near Santa Paula.

Moorpark College cancelled all classes today, but Ventura and Oxnard Colleges are open

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.