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Breaking: Car crashes into Oxnard City Hall office building

Breaking: Car crashes into Oxnard City Hall office building

Stephen Fischer appointed Oxnard City Attorney

Stephen Fischer appointed Oxnard City Attorney

By George Miller Stephen Fischer’s appointment as City Attorney, reporting to the City Council, was announced at the Tuesday 4-5-16 City Council meeting. He has been doing the job for years as Interim City Attorney and has been in the legal department for seven years. He took over as Interim City Attorney in July, 2013, […]

Oxnard utility rate legal battle heats up — Aaron Starr serves Oxnard Council with lawsuit

Oxnard utility rate legal battle heats up  — Aaron Starr serves Oxnard Council with lawsuit

Tonight, Aaron Starr had City Council and Counsel served with a lawsuit- at the Council meeting during the public comment period-  disputing what he asserts is their unconstitutional deprivation of his right to place a voter initiative up for signatures to get it on the ballot this year. The initiative would repeal the wastewater ratte increases which […]

Port Hueneme Surfside Condo owners/residents concerned about increased port rail traffic

Port Hueneme Surfside Condo owners/residents concerned about increased port rail traffic

By Tom Dunn Editor’s note: Nearby PH SurfSide4 Condo board meeting last month …. Part 1   The February board meeting was attend by 50 very interested homeowners, other nearby HOA board members and two city council members, all interested in hearing what Kristen, Will and John from the Port of Hueneme had to say regarding […]

Election aftermath: Mandalay Shores Community Association power struggle

Election aftermath: Mandalay Shores Community Association power struggle

By George Miller & Julie Pena  (Article last updated 4-5-16, 10:45 pm)   George Miller: 1. On their second try, MSCA (Mandalay Shores Community Association) was finally able to recently hold its annual meeting and conduct the Board of Directors election, which seems to still be in dispute.   2. Ms Pena, who wrote the section […]

Bankster issues ultimatum to Oxnard, which promises compliance

Bankster issues ultimatum to Oxnard, which promises compliance

Port Hueneme townhall: residents provide City Manager hiring criteria

Port Hueneme townhall: residents provide City Manager hiring criteria

By George Miller On Tuesday night, 3-29-016, the City of Port Hueneme held a townhall session for residents to present their ideas for what they want in a new City Manager. Recruiter Bill Avery has already talked to Council members about this. He and they are wisely consulting residents for their input as well. Former City Manager […]

Cesar Chavez Day celebrations and reminders for March and April 2016

Cesar Chavez Day celebrations and reminders for March and April 2016

Resident anger over Oxnard maneuver to shut down ballot initiative for wastewater rate hike rescinding

Resident anger over Oxnard maneuver to shut down ballot initiative for wastewater rate hike rescinding

By George Miller We reported last week that the city had employed a slick legal maneuver (complaint for declaratory relief) to stall the wastewater rate increase-rescinding ballot initiative filed by local activist/City Council candidate Aaron Starr. The City claimed that the initiative was “illegal” because it would deprive the City of revenues needed to provide […]

Donlon Realignment now official with Ribbon Cutting

Donlon Realignment now official with Ribbon Cutting

Today was the official ribbon cutting across the realigned section of Donlon Road even though the reconfigured intersection of Highway 118 (Los Angeles Ave.)/Highway 34 (Somis Road) and Donlon has been open since March 2nd. David Fleisch, Ventura County Director, Transportation Dept, began the ceremony, which was held on the abandoned section of Donlon Road, […]