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Oxnard special election mayoral race

Oxnard special election mayoral race

By George Miller   With vote by mail ballots shortly going out for the Oxnard May 1 recall election, it’s decision time for voters. They should be asking themselves, are we better off than we were 2, 4, or 6 years ago?  If the answer is no, it may be time for a change. But […]

Active shooting at YouTube headquarters brings huge police response

Active shooting at YouTube headquarters brings huge police response

By JAMES QUEALLY and BENJAMIN ORESKES  . An active shooting at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, Calif., sparked panic and a massive police response Tuesday. Several YouTube employees sent tweets Tuesday afternoon, saying employees were racing out of the company’s Cherry Avenue offices shortly after 1 p.m. Video from the scene showed people holding their hands over their […]

Oxnard Special Recall Election Candidate Forum: 3-28-18

Oxnard Special Recall Election Candidate Forum: 3-28-18

By George Miller The last candidate forum before the May 1 Oxnard special recall election was held by The League of Women Voters on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. What set this debate apart from others is that recall initiator Aaron Starr and his wife Alicia Percell were allowed by the organizers to first state their […]

March 26 CA Governor candidate debate video

March 26 CA Governor candidate debate video

Five CA Governor candidates engaged in debate on March 26, 2018 in Universal City. Included were: Travis Allen, Republican state assemblyman, John Chiang, Democrat, state treasurer, John Cox, Republican businessman, Delaine Eastin, Democratic former state assemblywoman and state superintendent, Antonio Villaraigosa, Democrat, former Los Angeles mayor and assembly speaker,  Gavin Newsom declined to participate. Here’s the event video from […]

Local Conservatives dispute Ventura City Council/VC Star opinions on gun control

Local Conservatives dispute Ventura City Council/VC Star opinions on gun control

By Bruce Boyer and Jeffrey Burum   To: Editor, Ventura Star          Letter to the editor 3-28-2018 I would like to respond to your article on the recent actions of the Ventura City Council to ‘pass resolutions” that violate our Second Amendment (2ndA) Rights. Those elected officials swore an oath; the same one I swore when […]

Latest video of Oxnard special recall election “Boxing Debate”

Latest video of Oxnard special recall election “Boxing Debate”

By Dan Pinedo The Corner Pocket special recall election Boxing Debate video is split into three parts. See Below.   Oxnard Special Recall Election and Candidates Debate 3-15-2018 Part-1 A Special Recall Election Candidates Debate forum was held at the Corner Pocket Billiards in Oxnard, California on March 15, 2018. The four incumbents facing recall […]

Oxnard Council 3-27-18: Pension liabilities could hit the fan; Downtown Revitalization “Parklets”; $48MM in debt renewed.

Oxnard Council 3-27-18: Pension liabilities could hit the fan; Downtown Revitalization “Parklets”; $48MM in debt renewed.

By George Miller Consultants darkly warned the City of exploding pension liabilities and necessary funding, doubling in 5 years and mushrooming for the next two decades. Some off-agenda discussion on disposition of Redevelopment Successor Agency properties, which are taking a long time. Downtown “parklets” plan approved. $38MM debt refinancing and $10MM Line of credit approved. […]

Orange County supervisors vote to fight California ‘sanctuary’ laws

Orange County supervisors vote to fight California ‘sanctuary’ laws

SANTA ANA, Calif. — The Orange County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to move against the state’s “sanctuary” laws, adding a powerful voice to a growing backlash in some conservative parts of California to the state’s pro-immigration policies.

Despite Rhetoric, Schools are Safer than Ever

Despite Rhetoric, Schools are Safer than Ever

by Onan Coca   In the wake of any shooting we often hear the rallying cry of the left shouting that guns must be regulated more heavily, because of the increasing violence in our culture. The days following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have been no different. Just this past […]

Citizens Journal has a “Coming of Age” party

Citizens Journal has a “Coming of Age” party

  Feature by George Miller Wine Trail, distinguished speakers, guests, food, prizes, at the lovely Eden Gardens   Citizens Journal Ventura County (AKA CitizensJournal.us and CJ) held its first-ever fundraiser/wine tasting: “Citizens Journal Comes of Age,” Fine fruit of the vine and ideas flowed from the “Wine Trail” and speakers Pastor/Thousand Oaks Mayor Pro-Tem Rob […]