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Oxnard Treasury, Finance fight over turf: Internal Controls responsibility

Oxnard Treasury, Finance fight over turf: Internal Controls responsibility

By George Miller Oxnard Treasurer Phil Molina has fought a year-long battle, mostly with CFO Jim Throop, over whether Treasury will be allowed to implement some principal campaign promises Molina made concerning verification and approval of expenditures. Throop and his boss, Asst. City Mgr. Jesus Nava, have seemingly moved heaven and earth to prevent Molina […]

Bill Whittle headlines Republican Women’s Harvest Festival Oct 26

Bill Whittle headlines Republican Women’s Harvest Festival Oct 26

  Event Announcement You are cordially invited to attend our Harvest Festival Luncheon October 26, 2017!  Register now for a special experience for all Ventura County Republican Federated Women members and their guests. We are planning a very special day for you with a fabulous location, superior speakers, great food, valuable gift baskets & wonderful […]

Oxnard Gang Member arrested — Allegedly Hid Shotgun in His Pants

Oxnard Gang Member arrested — Allegedly Hid Shotgun in His Pants

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release On October 9, 2017, at approximately 6:20 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department Gang Unit (Special Enforcement Unit) were conducting uniform gang enforcement in the area of Rose Ave and Camino Del Sol.  Officers initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation in that area.  […]

Arrest of Camarillo Burglary Suspect

Arrest of Camarillo Burglary Suspect

On 10/05/17, Camarillo Detectives arrested Andrew Littlejohn for the burglary of a Camarillo Church that was reported on 09/13/17. On 09/13/17, Camarillo patrol deputies responded to a report of a burglary at the Camarillo Church of the Nazarene, in the 2000 block of Antonio Avenue. Surveillance video at the scene showed two unknown males enter […]

26 Year Old Woman Shot and Killed in Oxnard

26 Year Old Woman Shot and Killed in Oxnard

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release On October 8, 2017, at approximately 9:46 p.m., Oxnard police officers responded to a report of a shooting at the intersection of Ventura Boulevard and Santa Clara Avenue. The police officers arrived on scene and located a dark colored truck at the intersection with two shooting victims seated […]

Oxnard: Pedestrian killed in Hit and Run

Oxnard: Pedestrian killed in Hit and Run

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release On October 8, 2017, at approximately 7:45 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to a hit and run collision involving a pedestrian which occurred in the 1400 block of West Gonzales Road.   When officers arrived, they discovered a 70-year-male pedestrian in the roadway […]

Camarillo Ranch Foundation To Celebrate City Namesake Adolfo Camarillo’s 153rd Birthday

Camarillo Ranch Foundation To Celebrate City Namesake Adolfo Camarillo’s 153rd Birthday

The Camarillo Ranch Foundation is celebrating community leader Adolfo Camarillo’s 153rd Birthday on October 22, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Camarillo Ranch. The Foundation will be honoring the memory of Adolfo and his contributions to the community with an exciting day of free family activities, including a special tree-planting ceremony commemorating […]

Oxnard activist accountant challenges city management, auditor, CFO, on financial controls

Oxnard activist accountant challenges city management, auditor, CFO,  on financial controls

By Lawrence Paul Stein   Mr. Assistant City Manager Nava: .I am a degreed accountant with over 25 years of experience, but not a CPA. I am also a former candidate for Oxnard City Treasurer who lost the 2016 election by 400 votes (of over 40,000 votes cast) to a more qualified candidate. One of […]

Shotgun allegedly found in Oxnard Gang Members’ Vehicle

Shotgun allegedly found in Oxnard Gang Members’ Vehicle

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release On October 6, 2017 at approximately 6:30 PM, officers from the Special Enforcement Unit were conducting uniformed gang enforcement in 6200 block of Perkins Road. While in the area officers made contact Tony Valdez and Ana Silva. Valdez is on active parole and had a felony warrant for […]

Energy commission intends to reject Mandalay gas turbine power plant project

Energy commission intends to reject Mandalay gas turbine power plant project

By George Miller The California Energy Commission signalled that it intends to reject the Mandalay power plant replacement application, which applicant NRG has named the “Puente” (bridge) Project. This would be a state of the art natural gas turbine plant to replace the existing 1950’s technology seawater-cooled gas boiler plant. The attached letter says that the […]