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A political weekend

A political weekend

By George Miller All over Ventura County, people are going to campaign events, walking precincts to contact voters, holding fundraisers and having public debates. With absentee ballots already in voters’ hands, campaigns have reached a fever pitch, trying to win votes, if not “hearts and minds.” The biggest events are the McCoy-Irwin debate for District […]

Assembly, Congressional candidates to debate this weekend

Assembly, Congressional candidates to debate this weekend

By George Miller In the CA 26th Congressional District, which is most of Ventura County and parts of LA County in Malibu and West San Fernando Valley, Incumbent Julia Brownley will debate departing Assemblyman Jeff Gorell for this hotly contested seat.  Event will be at Cal State Channel Islands  Sunday night October 12  from 6:00- […]

Profiles: The Race for Thousand Oaks City Council

Profiles: The Race for Thousand Oaks City Council

By Kelsey Stuart and Shelby Baker The votes are due November 4th for the quaint City Council of Thousand Oaks, but who are the new runners and who are the weathered incumbents and what is their connection to Thousand Oaks? In an effort to know a little bit more about the candidates that are running […]

Candidate McCoy speaks out on separation of church and state

Candidate McCoy speaks out on separation of church and state

“Liberty is like a muscle, you have to exercise it to keep it,” Rob McCoy said in his opening speech to the Calvary Chapter of the Toastmaster’s Club in Westlake Village Thursday night. separation of church and state McCoy spoke on the separation of church and state, “The faith community is the largest minority in […]

44th Assembly District debate held- candidates differentiate themselves

44th Assembly District debate held- candidates differentiate themselves

By George Miller  (Originally published May 13, 2014- republished due to election race between McCoy and Irwin) There has been a paucity of real debates this season. Certain partisan groups have held “candidate forums” which are little more than “beauty contests” to introduce candidates to the party faithful. There was only one other debate by […]

Tune in! Thousand Oaks TOTV to Broadcast 50th Anniversary Parade Live!

Tune in!  Thousand Oaks TOTV to Broadcast 50th Anniversary Parade Live!

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Thousand Oaks Accepting Applications for Community Enhancement Grant Program

Thousand Oaks Accepting Applications for Community Enhancement Grant Program

The program provides grants for non-profit community and school groups, such as clubs and booster organizations, to raise funds to support group activities. A total of $45,000 is available in grant awards. Applicants are encouraged to submit grant proposals for creative, independent environmental projects. Extra points will be awarded for water or energy conservation projects. […]

City of Thousand Oaks seeks applicants for Cultural Affairs Commission

City of Thousand Oaks seeks applicants for Cultural Affairs Commission

City of Thousand Oaks–50 years on October 7th 2014!

City of Thousand Oaks–50 years on October 7th 2014!

Conejo Valley School Board District Advisory Council accused of violating Open Meeting laws

Conejo Valley School Board District Advisory Council accused of violating Open Meeting laws

By Cathy Carlson Editor’s note: Why is this newsworthy? Because a concerned citizen was illegally denied her right to speak out about a huge ($197,000,000) proposed bond issue which she felt was wasteful– allegedly triggering multiple Brown Act violations and a cover-up, not to mention intimidation. She claims DA’s office issued a letter of reprimand […]