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Moorpark Council hear presentation on drought

Moorpark Council hear presentation on drought

by Debra Tash Moorpark City Council Meeting February 19th 2014: Susan Mulligan, General Manager at Calleguas Mutual Water District, updated the Council on the drought.  Conditions haven’t much improved since her presentation to the Simi Valley Council in  January. Calleguas wholesales water to all of the County’s major cities with the exception of the city […]

An Interview With Rafael Dagnesses, Republican Congressional Candidate for California’s 26th District

An Interview With Rafael Dagnesses, Republican Congressional Candidate for California’s 26th District

by Shari Goodman Last Wednesday, I sat down at a local Coffee Bean for a question and answer session with Rafael Dagnesses, Republican Congressional candidate for the 26th District.  I was asked by Citizens Journal to interview the candidates running for the 26th Congressional District, and so I contacted Julia Brownley, a Democrat who now […]

Simi Valley Council briefed on drought by Calleguas General Manager

Simi Valley Council briefed on drought by Calleguas General Manager

By Debra Tash Susan Mulligan, ampoule General Manager, ambulance for Calleguas Mutual Water District http://www.calleguas.com/index.html did a brief presentation to update the council and community on the current drought and how it affects our area at the 1/27/14 Council meeting.  Calleguas is a water wholesaler, site buying its supply from the Metropolitan Water District.   Ms. […]

Albertsons Moorpark market and 10 others to close

Albertsons Moorpark market and 10 others to close

By Debra Tash February 20th 2014: The Albertson’s located at 475 W Los Angeles Ave. in Moorpark will be closing.  The store is one of eleven that will be shuttered in Albertson’s Southern California division. The store had unperformed and is being liquidated starting January 21st 2014.  Those with ongoing prescriptions filled at the onsite Savon’s are […]

Update on Moorpark West Studios Project

Update on Moorpark West Studios Project

By Debra Tash At their November 20th 2013 meeting the Moorpark City Council took a formal stand against a gas fired power generating plant proposed for the property just north of where the Moorpark West Studios would be constructed. http://citizensjournal.us/moorpark-nixes-new-power-plant/ The Council strengthened their opposition at their January 15th 2014 meeting by reaffirming the development […]

Moorpark City Council- Proposed power plant, business park, low income housing, discussed

Moorpark City Council- Proposed power plant, business park, low income housing, discussed

By Debra Tash Proposed new gas-fired power plant, here business park At the Moorpark’s city council meeting of 2014 there was an effort to set one more barrier up to stop the proposed gas-fired power plant from being built.  The plant would be located behind Southern California Edison’s current distribution station and just north of […]

Simi City Council: Homelessness approach debated, Board of Corrections grant, SEIU contract

Simi City Council: Homelessness approach debated, Board of Corrections grant, SEIU contract

By Debra Tash City Council meeting 1/13/14, healing 6:30 PM (Closed session at 5:30) Agenda At the first council meeting of the year in Simi Valley, order Mr. Smith from Waste Management spoke on agenda item 7c dealing with the city’s growing homeless problem.  Because of break-in’s at their facility the company has had to hire […]

Pastor Rob McCoy of Calvary Chapel to run for State Assembly- 44AD

By George Miller After much thought, consultation and prayer, Rob McCoy  has decided to run for the 44th Assembly District seat being vacated by Jeff Gorell, who is attempting to trade up to Congress next year. He announced it to 1200 of his congregation, although no formal announcement has yet been released. McCoy is Senior […]

Simi City Council: Becerra to be Mayor Pro Tem, vote next week on Employee Contract

Simi City Council: Becerra to be Mayor Pro Tem, vote next week on Employee Contract

By Debra Tash The Simi Valley Council will be voting to adopt a new contract with City employees on December 16th. With the Council set to vote next week on a new employee contract members of SEIU (Service Employees International Union) spoke during the public comments section of the Council’s December 9th meeting.  Nancy Fisher […]

Moorpark nixes new power plant

Moorpark nixes new power plant

By Debra Tash At their November 20, 2013 meeting the Moorpark City Council heard a presentation from representatives of the proposed Amaranto Energy Center.  Amaranto would be a gas-fired simple-cycle power generating facility located just north of the Moorpark West studio project. The gas-fired plant would generate 290 megawatts of power and be next to […]