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Oxnard Revival Center hosts luncheon meeting with Community Partners

Oxnard Revival Center hosts luncheon meeting with Community Partners

On Tuesday March 14th, 2017 Oxnard Revival Center hosted a Network session with various organizations, agencies, and individuals throughout Ventura County. Among the guests were representatives from the Health Care Agency, Ventura County Public Health, Select Staffing, Interface, Food Share, Bethany Christian University, Summit Bible College, Dignity Health, Radio Oasis, Oxnard Police Department, United Blood […]

Congratulations to members appointed to Oxnard’s Citizen Advisory Groups (CAGs)

Congratulations to members appointed to Oxnard’s Citizen Advisory Groups (CAGs)

Congratulations to members appointed to Oxnard’s Citizen Advisory Groups (CAGs) Members will serve on the CAGs for two years, with the exception of Planning Commission members who will serve for four years. APPOINTMENTS Commission on Homelessness Andrea Renee Houchin, Christine Rutter, Francine Castanon, Grant Leichtfuss, Lizet Melgoza, Lucy Cartagena Martinez, Yukio Okano Community Relations Commission […]

2017 C alifornia Strawberry Festival Berry Blast Off Recipe Contest — Time to Shine Submit your Recipe!

CALLING ALL FOODIES AND ASPIRING CHEFS, IT’S YOUR TURN TO SHINE! 2017 CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL SEEKS UNIQUE SUBMISSIONS FOR ANNUAL BERRY BLAST OFF RECIPE CONTEST GRAND PRIZE INCLUDES A RESORT VACATION GETAWAY AND CHEF KNIVES Calling all strawberry lovers with a passion for creating culinary masterpieces.  You could win a vacation getaway when you enter the 2017 California […]

Port Hueneme City Manager and Mayor Tom Figg info

Port Hueneme City Manager and Mayor Tom Figg info

Citizens of Port Hueneme, if you have any questions or suggestions for the new City Manager Rod Butler on city business or quality of life issues  . email < rbutlercityofporthueneme.org>   Rod’s responses can be viewed in the near future on “Citizens Forum” on CitizensJournal.us and “Hello Port Hueneme”  To view   google  < helloporthuenemeblog.blogspot.com >   . Port Hueneme Mayor […]

Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery in Ventura County?

Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery in Ventura County?

By Gloria Massey Chinea, Friday, March 10, 2017                                                             Seven chapters of Ventura County Soroptimist International (SI) Organization presented an educational & advocacy event on Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery […]

Oxnard residents again want to talk about Sanctuary City

Oxnard residents again want to talk about Sanctuary City

By George Miller Last week, there were at least 40 people at the 2-28-17 Oxnard City Council meeting to advocate declaring Oxnard a “sanctuary city.”  This week, far more showed up at the 3-7-17 meeting. We can’t even be sure how many, because two overflow rooms, including a library conference room in the Library and […]

Camarillo DUI Checkpoint Nets 1 Arrest

Camarillo DUI Checkpoint Nets 1 Arrest

The Camarillo Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI / Driver’s License checkpoint on 3/4/17 at Pleasant Valley Road and Village Park Drive between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for […]

Oxnard residents discuss pros and cons of Sanctuary City declaration

Oxnard residents discuss pros and cons of Sanctuary City declaration

By George Miller It wasn’t on the agenda, but about 40 Oxnard residents were at the 2-28-17 Oxnard Council meeting to support that Oxnard should be a “Sanctuary City.”  What is A Sanctuary City? It is a jurisdiction that shields residents from law enforcement action to address the presence of illegal aliens. About 18 people spoke in […]

Oxnard Police arrest 2 Suspects in Shoulder Tap Operation

Oxnard Police arrest 2 Suspects in Shoulder Tap Operation

The Oxnard Police Department arrested two suspects on Friday, March 3, 2017, for furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors.  The operation was conducted in the general vicinity of Oxnard. The Oxnard Police Department conducted a program called a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation which targets adults who purchase alcohol for people less than 21 years of age.  […]

Oxnard Council to consider wastewater rate increase at 3-7-17 meeting

Oxnard Council to consider wastewater rate increase at 3-7-17 meeting

By George Miller At the 3-7-17 meeting, the Oxnard City Council will consider 5 1/4% annual rate increases for the next five years. This totals 74% compounded, when last year’s increase is considered.   The increases are controversial, since they involve substantial capital investment, which some claim could be deferred and taking on large new […]