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First America’s Cup winning boat replica awaits your visit Wednesday

First America’s Cup winning boat replica awaits your visit Wednesday

By George Miller The  America, a beautiful replica of the boat that gave The America’s Cup its name, is at the visitor’s dock at Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club as this is being written.  She will be available for your inspection on Wednesday, July 15.  There will be tours, a ride aboard and a dinner event (see […]

Oxnard Dream Center to open Women Transitional Home in El Rio

Oxnard Dream Center to open Women Transitional Home in El Rio

By Michael Hernandez EL RIO—A 38-year-old former drug and alcohol addict and victim of sexual abuse is transforming lives through the Oxnard Dream Center which in its second year of operation is opening a transitional home in July in El Rio. Richard Linares, a high school dropout born in Phoenix, Arizona, is living out a […]

Oxnard 4th of July parade photos

By George Miller One of the many Channel Islands Harbor July 4 events, along with the fireworks show, booths, food, kiddie games, etc., was the parade. Kenny Backer, professional photographer and harbor resident, sent us some nice photos of it to use …         More parade photos http://kennybacker.smugmug.com/ Kenny Backer Photography specializes […]

Aaron Starr presented 2 initiatives at Oxnard City Council meeting, on business taxes and streets

Aaron Starr presented 2 initiatives at Oxnard City Council meeting, on business taxes and streets

By George Miller (Update 10:30 p.m.- these were presented tonight)…Two ballot measures/initiatives will be presented tonight by Aaron Starr of Moving Oxnard Forward, including: – Attracting Businesses and Jobs to Oxnard Act. This would greatly reduce the burden of business taxes and encourage more businesses to relocate here and existing ones to stay and/or expand. (needs 1500 […]

Channel Islands group fights proposed Hotel approach on the Peninsula Casa Sirena lease

Channel Islands group fights proposed Hotel approach on the Peninsula Casa Sirena lease

The Harbor Department/Ventura Board of Supervisors sneaked a controversial project onto the Tuesday, July 7, 2015 meeting agenda in the confusion of the long 4th of July holiday weekend (when lots of people are on vacation), in an attempt to avoid public scrutiny, says Mike Mercadante of CICA (Channel Islands Community Association).  Read his letter […]

Oxnard 4th of July fireworks

Oxnard 4th of July fireworks

By George Miller For a city that’s broke, Oxnard put on a heckuva fireworks show last night at Channel Islands Harbor for Independence Day. It went 37 minutes and blew hundreds of rockets to smithereens, much to the delight of a huge festive crowd lining harbor shores, on the water and elsewhere.  No charge to get […]

Flags on the Fourth

Flags on the Fourth

Ventura County 4th of July Events

Ventura County 4th of July Events

By CitizensJournal.us Staff Here are some county events to celebrate what many say is the most important non-religious holiday of the year- the USA’s birthday! Agoura Hills Sunday, July 5, 2015, Agoura Hills  free concert at Chumash Park followed by a fireworks display Concert starts 6pm and fireworks 9pm.   Camarillo 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular is planned […]

Camarillo City Council moves forward with hotel/conference center off 101 Freeway

Camarillo City Council moves forward with hotel/conference center off 101 Freeway

By Logan McFadden St. John’s Healthcare Foundation submitted a letter to the City requesting a grant for the purchase of equipment for the new Catheterization Lab. On June 10th, the Council discussed the grant and requested further information from Brian Pierik, City Attorney, regarding the grant. Mr. Pierik reported back to the Council. He opined […]

Another Oxnard water main break

Another Oxnard water main break

By Dan Pinedo Just weeks ago, a large water main broke near 101, cutting off  Oxnard’s outside water supply.  Now, a smaller, 60+ year old water main has broken on Edison and Dewayne, near the Ormond Beach Power plant. Crews were hard at work on repairs when we came by today. Play video clip: Water Pipe Break at […]