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Santa Paula Council: Martin Hernandez Takes Control

Santa Paula Council: Martin Hernandez Takes Control

By Sheryl Hamlin Not only was December 21, 2015 the winter solstice, it was the first council meeting run by the newly elected Mayor Martin Hernandez. The fast paced, informative meeting ran efficiently, yet gave everyone time to speak and took slightly more than two hours net of a break. To view the meeting click here. […]

Dan Rydberg appointed Oxnard Public Works Director and Keith Brooks Information Technology Director

Dan Rydberg appointed Oxnard Public Works Director and Keith Brooks Information Technology Director

By Dan Pinedo & George Miller Oxnard continues to upgrade city staff …. Daniel Rydberg Oxnard City Manager announced the appointment of Daniel Rydberg as Public Works Director. He is no stranger to the department, having been the Interim Director. Mr. Rydberg joined city staff in 2001. He worked as a Senior Civil Engineer, in the […]

Adams Canyon Sale: Windfall for Ventura County

Adams Canyon Sale: Windfall for Ventura County

By Sheryl Hamlin As reported earlier, the 4658.64 acre property consisting of eighteen (18) parcels starting at Foothill road and extending into the canyons was sold at auction. The auction price was $6 million. According to the auctioneer, the property did close on December 18, 2015 as planned, but the auctioneer did not reveal the final […]

Private firm SpaceX launches 11 satellites, makes vertical earth landing

Private firm SpaceX launches 11 satellites, makes vertical earth landing

California company SpaceX, after many successes -and some spectacular failures- hit a home run this week: Successful launch carrying 11 satellites Vertical landing of a returning spacecraft to earth (reusability) One of lowest cost missions ever   WATCH mission video: Employee reactions: http://www.spacex.com/falcon9 DECEMBER 21, 2015 BACKGROUND ON TONIGHT’S LAUNCH A lot about how things […]

U.S. deports fewer illegals, criminals as Obama amnesty kicks in

U.S. deports fewer illegals, criminals as Obama amnesty kicks in

Obama boasts ‘I’ve never been more optimistic’ about enacting my agenda

Obama boasts ‘I’ve never been more optimistic’ about enacting my agenda

A supremely confident President Obama said Friday he’s “never been more optimistic about a year ahead” than he is right now, and he made the case that 2016 could be a landmark year in which he is able to enact even more of his agenda before leaving office. At his traditional year-end press conference, Mr. […]

White House declares total victory over GOP in budget battle

The White House declared victory Wednesday over congressional Republicans in the budget negotiations that concluded lateTuesday night, discount saying Democrats beat back the GOP across the board. White House officials cited a long list of wins over majority Republicans on individual budget items ranging from funding for Planned Parenthood to an overall increase in spending […]

Federal Reserve boosts lending rates for first time under Obama

After one of the longest wind-ups in monetary policy history, salve the Federal Reserve on Wednesday delivered a small brushback pitch to the American market, hospital raising its key lending rate by a quarter of a percentage point for the first time in nine years. The decision, meant to head off future inflationary pressure as […]

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YMCA coming to Oxnard?

YMCA coming to Oxnard?

By George Miller Oxnard’s  growing population, now somewhere north of 200,000, is greatly in need of more recreational and development opportunities. Providentially, the YMCA did a marketing study and decided that Oxnard is where they want to be next. They studied two potential sites and settled on the Sportspark property on Gonzales, acquired at great cost by […]