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We Will Never Forget–Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Related Events in Simi Valley May 22-27

We Will Never Forget–Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Related Events in Simi Valley May 22-27

  The AV Wall will be escorted by the Patriot Riders, Rolling Thunder and Blue Riders starting at 8:00 am at the Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley, then to Simi Town Center Way left on Erringer to Alamo St, right to the Rancho Tapo Community Park & Veterans Plaza, 3700 Avenida Simi, […]

Correction: CD-26 debate May 10 report

Correction: CD-26 debate May 10 report

By George Miller In our event report: Congressional District 26 primary candidate debate held- with one chair empty http://citizensjournal.us/congressional-district-26-primary-candidate-debate-held-with-one-chair-empty/ …. we incorrectly attributed this statement to candidate Rafael Dagnesses: Said the “President deserves enormous credit for taking on enormous problems.” That was actually said by candidate Ambassador Douglas Kmiec. Mr. Dagnesses said he would NEVER […]

Primary election endorsements–from every point of view

Primary election endorsements–from every point of view

By George Miller I’ll bet you thought we were gonna tell you who to vote for here.  Well, if so, you were wrong. You’ll have to wait for our editorial, coming soon. With absentee ballots now out, we thought the time was right to give you the political smorgasbord for this primary season. We try […]

Moorpark City Council tables discussion on 10% golf tax until next meeting

Moorpark City Council tables discussion on 10% golf tax until next meeting

At tonight’s Moorpark City Council staff proposed a golf tax to make up for a loss of revenue created when the State pulled the plug on the Redevelopment Agencies.  With $500,000 now directed into the Education Revenue Augmentation Fund (ERAF) Moorpark is scrambling to fill  gap.  The council nixed a 1/4 cent sales tax earlier […]

Citizens Journal photo contest winners honored

Citizens Journal photo contest winners honored

By George Miller Reuben Camacho of Camarillo (1st place) and Donna Hendricks of Oxnard  (2nd place) were honored today at scenic and historical St. Mary Magdalene Church, built by Adolpho Camarillo in Old Town Camarillo. Citizens Journal Editor-in-Chief Debra Tash sought beautiful photos evocative of Ventura County for use in our publication and called on […]

Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley on its way to becoming a five star resort

Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley on its way to becoming a five star resort

Tonight the Simi Valley City Council unanimously voted in favor of a General Plan Amendment and Conditional Use Permit, CUP, for the Hummingbird Nest Ranch to become a first class resort.  The properties estate home will be transformed into a dining facility with offices and eight guests suites.  The build out of a 105 unit […]

Moorpark–Current Openings/Applications for Community Councils

Moorpark–Current Openings/Applications for Community Councils

Current Openings/Applications If you would like to be considered for an appointment to one of the City’s boards, commissions, committees, or teen council you may print and mail in an application form or submit your application online.  The City is currently recruiting for the following: Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council The Moorpark City Council […]

Moorpark–Community Marketplace finally gets over its biggest hurdle

Moorpark–Community Marketplace finally gets over its biggest hurdle

By Debra Tash Manny Asadurian, Jr.’s project, Community Marketplace, won approval at tonight’s Moorpark council meeting.  It hasn’t been an easy journey for what is billed as an indoor mart with over 170 vendors peddling vintage as well new upscale items. The project was first slated for Thousand Oaks.  It passed go at the planning […]

Simi Valley–Auto dealers and Developer step up to bring the Vietnam War Memorial to Veterans Plaza by Memorial Day–Revised

Simi Valley–Auto dealers and Developer step up to bring the Vietnam War Memorial to Veterans Plaza by Memorial Day–Revised

At tonight’s Simi Valley Council meeting Cherie Lynnae Whitaker, Chairman of Salute to Arms addressed an item on the Council’s consent calendar.  In January 27, 2014, the City Council adopted a policy for City Support of Special Events and an associated grant program for 2014 events. The program would receive $25,000 in taxpayer sponsorship. A […]

Moorpark Council Meeting–Calleguas General Manager Mulligan takes issue with AP article on underground water storage

Moorpark Council Meeting–Calleguas General Manager Mulligan takes issue with AP article on underground water storage

  By Debra Tash Susan Mulligan, General Manager of Calleguas Water District,  did a presentation for the Moorpark City Council on the Las Posas Basin Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project.  Ms. Mulligan took issue with an August 2013 AP story: “Millions spent on water-storage plan that leaks.” Mulligan said it was, “Half true. Half false.” Calleguas, […]