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Public Utilities Commission meeting on new area code + 805

Public Utilities Commission meeting on new area code + 805

Group rebuts VC Transportation tax measure

Group rebuts VC Transportation tax measure

By George Miller Former Congressman Elton Gallegly, Ventura County Supervisor Peter Foy, Thousand Oaks Councilman Rob McCoy and Las Virgennes School Board Member Kelly Long are all firmly opposed to the half-cent, $3 billion Ventura County Transportation Tax Measure (AA) and intend to do something about it. The group today filed a rebuttal argument to the […]

Board of Supervisors take step to improve Santa Clara River Levee System  

Board of Supervisors take step to improve Santa Clara River Levee System    

The Ventura County Public Works Agency’s Watershed Protection District (VCPWA WPD) Final Environmental Impact Report on the Agency’s plans to improve the existing Santa Clara River levee system downstream of the Union Pacific Railroad (SCR-3) was approved by the County Board of Supervisors at a public hearing on Tuesday, July 26. The plans are aimed […]

Charges filed in hit and run death of Motorcyclist

Charges filed in hit and run death of Motorcyclist

Ex County employee convicted on 4 counts of worker’s comp fraud

Ex County employee convicted on 4 counts of worker’s comp fraud

Colonia Chiques gang member sentenced to 24 years 4 months for carjacking and robbery spree

Colonia Chiques gang member sentenced to 24 years 4 months for carjacking and robbery spree

Former Santa Paula resident extradited from Mexico for 1993 murder of his estranged wife and her boyfriend

Former Santa Paula resident extradited from Mexico for 1993 murder of his estranged wife and her boyfriend

NRG awaiting key approval for Oxnard Mandalay power plant replacement

NRG awaiting key approval for Oxnard Mandalay power plant replacement

By George Miller After a two year battle with Oxnard government, various environmental and other activist groups, SoCal Edison and NRG, the proposed owner/operator, have received most of the key required approvals to move ahead with a new proposed state-of-the-art, hi-tech, low emission, CA-compliant, air-cooled gas turbine powered 262 megawatt peaker power plant at the site of […]

Ventura County Cannabis Alliance: Separating Fact From Fiction

Ventura County Cannabis Alliance: Separating Fact From Fiction

By Sheryl Hamlin Hosted by the Ventura County Cannabis Alliance (VCCA), approximately 50 attendees listened to three speakers, each representing a segment of the population with a stake in the future of medical and non-medical use of marijuana: Medicine, Family and Law. Two notable attendees were Supervisor Kathy Long and Police Chief Steve McLean of […]

Fiduciary Review causes policy shift for the Ventura County Community Foundation

Fiduciary Review causes policy shift for the Ventura County Community Foundation

Editor’s Note: Is the Ventura County Community Foundation in hot water?  From the Pacific Coast Business Times: Review blasts Ventura County Community Foundation’s fiscal management From the Pacific Business Times:  “An independent fiduciary review found that the Ventura County Community Foundation undervalued donor-restricted funds due to improper fund management, VCCF announced on June 22. The seven-month […]