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Was a newly elected Oxnard official threatened- by Oxnard?

Was a newly elected Oxnard official threatened- by Oxnard?

By Phil Molina . Good People of Oxnard: . Is this a lesson in how to setup at the start a good relationship with newly elected officials? . 1. Threaten to cut the departmental budget so that the newly elected City Clerk and/or City Treasurer cannot fulfill their duties and campaign promises; 2. Threaten to sue the […]

Oxnard Treasurer and Council races still close

Oxnard Treasurer and Council races still close

By Phil Molina Hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving. According to the County’s webpage as of late this afternoon, I remain in  the lead at this time by 481 votes. The Election Board staff had no update on the number of ballots remaining uncounted at 2:30, but said December 5 at 5:00 as the absolute […]

Oxnard Treasurer, Council races are tight

Oxnard Treasurer, Council races are tight

By George Miller & Peter K. Godinez The Oxnard Treasurer election race between leaders Phil Molina and Larry  (Lawrence Paul) Stein has been nearly neck and neck and candidatews exchanged the lead once, with Phil Molina now leading 16,986 ((37.28%) to 16,527 (36.27%)-  pulling ahead to a lead of 459 votes. But the big news […]

Need to strengthen Oxnard’s laws concerning access to government liquid assets

Need to strengthen Oxnard’s laws concerning access to government liquid assets

By Phil Molina  . Mr. Mayor, Councilmembers and We the Public:  . Not yet sure who will be our next City Treasurer. I want to offer this observation and request.  . In local government there are Federal and State laws, and local ordinances. When a city wants to emphasize and provide more guidance, it will […]

Molina opens up lead on Stein in Oxnard Treasurer race

Molina opens up lead on Stein in Oxnard Treasurer race

By Peter K. Godinez & George Miller As of today, Phil Molina pulled further ahead of Larry Stein in the Oxnard Treasurer race. Initially, Stein was ahead, but the gap had been closing, with Molina now 368 votes ahead (16046 (37.3%) – 15678 (36.4%) of atotal so far of 43,055 votes counted. While it could go […]

Molina pulls ahead of Stein in Oxnard Treasurer race

Molina pulls ahead of Stein in Oxnard Treasurer race

By Peter K. Godinez & George Miller As of today, Phil Molina pulled ahead of Larry Stein in the Oxnard Treasurer race. Initially, Stein was ahead, but the gap had been closing, with Molina now about 150 votes ahead. Next update is due Friday. It could go either way. The two have fairly similar goals […]

Campaign Sign Blight?

Campaign Sign Blight?

By George Miller We had a record infestation of election campaign signs this year, all over Ventura County- literally thousands of them for ecvery office from School board to Senator. One thing we noticed this year is that nearly all of them were for local, state or congressional offices and ballot measures- hardly any for […]

Oxnard Treasurer race tightening

Oxnard Treasurer race tightening

By Phil Molina (candidate for Oxnard Treasurer), 11-10-16 Good People of Oxnard; Just got back from the County’s Election Department where they are knee deep in ballots. To be precise they identified (ed: county-wide) 88,897 more ballots counted  that  need to be processed, PLUS “they are still pulling ballots out of the yellow bags that are over […]

US analysts attempt to understand new electoral landscape

US analysts attempt to understand new electoral landscape

As Republican celebrations continue in the US, nurse analysts are attempting to understand how the electoral landscape has changed. In the past Ohio, Minnesota and Iowa, for example, have been big Democrat domains, but not this time. One resident of Pike County in Ohio, John Osbron, told reporters: “Pike County is a small, rural, southern […]

Election Night in Thousand Oaks

Election Night in Thousand Oaks

. , , By William Hicks I am more comfortable behind a camera than a pen, so be patient with me. I headed out to the Republican Headquarters in Thousand Oaks around 6:30 so that I would be ahead of the crowd that was expected at 7:30. I far underestimated my timing as the room […]