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Board of Supervisors Unanimously Votes to Place SUSTAIN VC on Ventura County’s November Ballot

Board of Supervisors Unanimously Votes to Place  SUSTAIN VC on Ventura County’s November Ballot

Newbury Park man sentenced to 5 years for investment scheme targeting the Elderly

Newbury Park man sentenced to 5 years for investment scheme targeting the Elderly

Last round to final County budget

Last round to final County budget

By Debra Tash This is the final stretch in a long process where the County’s 26 departments have met and hashed out their own expenses/needs for the upcoming year.  At today’s June 20, 2016 meeting, the Board of Supervisors heard the final 2.166 billion dollar budget for 2016-2017.  County CEO Michael Powers introduced County CFO, […]

Oxnard Councilman Bert Perello selected as DNC Convention delegate for Bernie Sanders

Oxnard Councilman Bert Perello selected as DNC Convention delegate for Bernie Sanders

By George Miller On 6-19-16, the California Democratic Party selected Bert Perello, the newest Oxnard Councilman and 18 year neighborhood council veteran, as a Bernie Sanders delegate to vote at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next month.  Perello is a retired postman. He has earned a reputation as a corruption fighter. He reads every document, […]

VC Sheriff, FD and Coast Guard perform rescue at sea

VC Sheriff, FD and Coast Guard perform rescue at sea

On Saturday, June 18, 2016, members from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Aviation Unit, together with personnel from the Ventura County Fire Department and United States Coast Guard, rescued two divers off the West side of Anacapa Island. Around 10:20 AM, Ventura County Fire Dispatch requested Air Squad 9 respond to the waters off Anacapa Island.  […]

KCLU receives 6 AP and Murrow awards: News director is Reporter of the Year for 10th time

KCLU receives 6 AP and Murrow awards:  News director is Reporter of the Year for 10th time

New county transportation sales tax initiative approved for several city ballots so far

New county transportation sales tax initiative approved for several city ballots so far

By George Miller On Tuesday night, 6-14-16, the Oxnard Council approved placing a Ventura County-wide transportation tax on the ballot. It would take 2/3 of County voters in the November election to pass this 1/2% increment to the sales tax. This has failed twice before, but officials claim it now has 67% public support in a […]

Voters complain they couldn’t get desired ballots at polling places and by mail

Voters complain they couldn’t get desired ballots at polling places and by mail

By George Miller There are many instances of claims by people who went to polls during Tuesday’s primary election day under the impression they were registered Republican, but were told they were registered “no party preference” and were denied a Republican ballot  to vote in the presidential primary. There were some problems reported getting Democratic ballots, too, but […]

SUSTAIN VC Qualifies for the November 2016 General Election Ballot

SUSTAIN VC Qualifies for the November 2016 General Election Ballot

The success of the measure and its support reflects the months of effort on behalf of SUSTAIN VC supporters to educate residents of the county about the measure and gain their support for stopping urban sprawl as well as boosting the viability of Ventura County’s critical farming industry. If enacted by the voters of Ventura […]

Jury convicts ex County employee for Workman’s Comp Fraud

Jury convicts ex County employee for Workman’s Comp Fraud

Boggess was employed by the Ventura County Human Services Agency. In March, 2007 she filed a workers compensation claim alleging she experienced “paralyzing pain.” She received medical treatment and temporary disability payments until November 2011, when she was cleared to return to work without restrictions.  Shortly thereafter, Boggess provided new work restrictions from a separate […]