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The buck stops here? Oxnard Treasurer says he struggles to be allowed to do his job

The buck stops here? Oxnard Treasurer says he struggles to be allowed to do his job

By George Miller Oxnard had horrible financial records. This is not just a matter of opinion, but is documented by multiple outside financial and operational auditors, as well as statements by the City Manager and key staff.  Based on a recent audit, things are much better now, but there are still major problems. The Treasurers’s election race last […]

Norovirus Cases in Ventura County

Norovirus Cases in Ventura County

Ventura County Public Health was notified on Wednesday, March 8th of multiple students in the Oxnard-based El Rio school district, with complaints of nausea and vomiting. An investigation was initiated by Ventura County Public Health, in conjunction with Ventura County Environmental Health. Infection control measures were implemented and reinforced throughout the investigation. Ventura County Public […]

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

Remember: Impaired Driving, Drugs and Alcohol can Kill St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 252 people lost their […]

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!

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 Tom Figg […]

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 […]