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Oxnard Council votes to protest SCE Mandalay power plant award to NRG

Oxnard Council votes to protest SCE Mandalay power plant award to NRG

By George Miller In a special  meeting on Tuesday night, Oxnard Council members followed through on their promise to authorize the Mayor and City Manager to take actions to protest the October contract award by SCE (Southern California Edison) to NRG to build a new, much cleaner, high efficiency, quick start, low footprint  262 Megawatt power […]

Sentence in heroin case: Prison time for furnishing drugs that led to overdose and death

Sentence in heroin case: Prison time for furnishing drugs that led to overdose and death

On February 9, 2014, Ventura Police officers were dispatched to a residence concerning the heroin overdose of a 32-year-old male. The victim of the overdose was transported to the hospital, where he ultimately died. Based on a newly established protocol, investigators with the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office notified detectives with the Ventura County Interagency […]

Oxnard PD: DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Results

Oxnard PD: DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Results

Employee Retirement benefits: State Controller reports California 71.8 billion in the hole

Employee Retirement benefits: State Controller reports California 71.8 billion in the hole

State Controller unveils pre-funding plan that uses investment returns to lower costs State Controller John Chiang released a new report showing the unfunded liability of providing health and dental benefits for state retirees under the current funding policy is $71.8 billion. The amount represents the present-day cost to provide benefits earned as of June 30, […]

Cal. Supreme Court agrees to review Coastal Commission’s anti-seawall crusade

Cal. Supreme Court agrees to review Coastal Commission’s anti-seawall crusade

The PLF case accepted by the state Supreme Court today is Lynch v. California Coastal Commission, in which PLF represents two Encinitas bluff-top homeowners, Barbara Lynch and her neighbor Thomas Frick. The litigation challenges the commission’s refusal to give Lynch and Frick anything other than a temporary permit for a seawall to protect their property […]

GOP lawmaker Scott Wilk: Fund schools with high-speed rail bonds

GOP lawmaker Scott Wilk: Fund schools with high-speed rail bonds

Sessions: No Reason To Be In Congress If Not To Serve Americans

Sessions: No Reason To Be In Congress If Not To Serve Americans

SEVERE ALERT- High surf VC coast; Flash Flood Warnings – Oxnard; mudslides Camarillo Springs

SEVERE ALERT- High surf VC coast; Flash Flood Warnings – Oxnard; mudslides Camarillo Springs

Notice Flash flood warnings In the Santa Clara River flood plain. Mudslide warning in Camarillo Springs.  Up to 4″ rain for the area. Surf predicted to be up to 15 feet at peak, dangerous currents and undertows. Not a good time to learn to surf, kayak or swim at the beach.   http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=usa&wwa=flash%20flood%20watch   Marine […]

With Obama’s Help, House Passes Boehner’s Amnesty-Funding Cromnibus Bill

With Obama’s Help, House Passes Boehner’s Amnesty-Funding Cromnibus Bill

Ventura Police: DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend

Ventura Police: DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend