Everything You Need To Know: Evacuation Centers, School Closures for Woolsey & Hill Fires

November 9, 2018

From our sister station KNX 1070 AM. See original article HERE

The following are school closures:

  • Malibu High and Middle schools
  • Juan Cabrillo Elementary
  • Webster Elementary
  • Point Dume Marine Science
  • Hueneme School District
  • Oxnard and Oxnard Union
  • Pleasant Valley, Mesa Union, Rio, and Somis Union School districts
  • Oak Park Unified District
  • Simi Valley Unified School District
  • Conejo Valley Unified School District
  • Las Virgenes Unified School District
  • California State University Channel Islands
  • Cal Lutheran University (except for emergency personnel)
  • Moorpark Community College
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu and Calabasas campuses)
  • Pepperdine has issued a shelter in place directive for the campus community. Pepperdine said residents of on-campus apartments, Seaside, and Drescher along with any community members with pets or service animals should relocate to the Firestone Fieldhouse.
  • Students in all residence halls, Towers, and residents of Baxter Drive and Tiner Court should relocate to the Tyler Campus Center.
  • Both relocations centers are centrally located on the Malibu campus and provide resources such as food, water, and restrooms, along with video and wireless internet access. Bring only necessities such as a pillow, blanket, book/laptop, medications, eyeglasses, and minimum personal hygiene articles.
  • For Ventura County School Closures, head to Ventura County Office of Education.


The following are evacuation centers:

  • Borchard Cmmunity Center, 190 N Reino Rd, Newbury Park, CA 91320
  •  Rancho Santa Susana Rec Center, 5005 E Los Angeles Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93063 (no animals accepted)
  • Camarillo Community Center, 1605 E. Burnley St., Camarillo
  • Thousand Oaks Teen Center, 1375 E Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 (at capacity)
  • Thousand Oaks High School – 2323 N. Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (closed)
  • Goebel community Center,  1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks (at capacity)
  • Taft Charter High School, 5461 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills, CA 91364 (at capacity)
  • Hansen Dam Equestrian Center,  11127 Orcas Avenue, Lake View Terrace, CA 91342, accepting large animals and LA County Animal Services
  • Pierce College,  7100 El Rancho Drive Woodland Hills, CA 91371 (Entrance off Desoto Ave.), accepting large animals (at capacity) and LA County Animal Services


These are the mandatory evacuations:

  • Bell Canyon – All Areas
  • Point Mugu Naval Base
  • Camarillo Springs – All areas
  • Vallecito Trailer Park – All areas
  • California State University Channel Islands – All areas
  • Dos Vientos – All areas outlined on map below
  • South Coast – All areas outlined on map below
  • Oak Park – entire community
  • Thousand Oaks – T.O. Blvd north to Sunset Hills, from Oak Park west to Highway 23
  • West of Highway 23 – south of E. Olsen Road, north of Pederson Rd.
  • South of Bard Lake,  east of Highway 23
  • South of Highway 101, east of Reino Rd., north of Potrero Rd., east to the L.A./Ventura County line
  • For more information go to Ventura County Emergency Information.


Voluntary Evacuations:

  • Simi Valley – Long Canyon, Bridal Path, Wood Ranch



Airbnb is offering  housing to displaced residents evacuated from the Hill and Woolsey fires. 

The program is available through Nov. 29, 2018 and the company is encouraging hosts to consider opening their homes to those in need for free.

The website is https://www.airbnb.com/welcome/evacuees/venturacounty.

This story is developing.