Hicks Avoids Prison for Theft from a Charity

A Ventura woman accused of stealing money from a local breast cancer charity group won’t be serving time in prison. Fifty-one-year-old Leanne Hicks was originally charged with ongoing criminal conduct and second-degree theft after she was accused of stealing $3,486 from a cancer fund raising  organization called “Buddies for Boobies.” She  is a past president of the […]

USDA’s Farm Service Agency Expands Bridges to Opportunity Nationwide

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced the expansion of a unique service for farmers and ranchers. FSA’s Bridges to Opportunity program provides a one-stop-shop that connects producers with resources, programs and educational services offered across the department, as well as from other USDA partner organizations. Bridges to Opportunity, which […]