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Thousand Oaks: State of the City 2014–A time to remember the past and embrace the future

Thousand Oaks: State of the City 2014–A time to remember the past and embrace the future

By Kelsey Stuart Folded linen table napkins, decadent cheesecakes and 400 members of the community attended Thousand Oaks’ 2014 State of the City at California Lutheran University. “Today is really about being here to support the city,” Dan Roundtree said, chairman of the city’s planning commission. Roundtree mentioned that in his three years on the […]

Thousand Oaks: Jacqui Irwin says goodbye to seat she held for a decade

Thousand Oaks: Jacqui Irwin says goodbye to seat she held for a decade

By Kelsey Stuart “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in others,” said Lou Lichtl Thousand Oaks High School Principal as he commemorated Councilmember Jacqui Irwin’s service to the community. Over 20 members of the community came to congratulate and thank Irwin for her decade of service to the city on her […]

Thousand Oaks Police seek suspect in West Bank Robbery

Thousand Oaks Police seek suspect in West Bank Robbery

Close election races- CD26, AD44

Close election races- CD26, AD44

By George Miller   Update Thursday 11/13: Brownley declares herself the winner, Gorell says wait for votes to be counted. Perello pulls to within 25 votes of Huber in Oxnard Council race, McCoy probably lost in AD44 to Irwin. Update 130 PM Friday: Brownley 1000 votes ahead of Gorell in Dist. 26 Congressional contest,  McCoy farther behind Irwin […]

Election status Tuesday night

Election status Tuesday night

By George Miller Nationwide, the Democrat U.S. Senate has fallen to Republican Control. It appears that the Republican House majority grew and Republicans hold a majority of Governorships. In California, it is a completely different story. Democrats dominate, Republicans are far behind. Third parties are virtually nonexistent. All statewide races from Governor on down are […]

Thousand Oaks: Revisal Underway at the City Council’s last meeting before elections

Thousand Oaks: Revisal Underway at the City Council’s last meeting before elections

By Kelsey Stuart and Shelby Baker “More transparency and civic engagement,” Mayor Andy Fox said of the emotional roller coaster meeting for the city council last Tuesday. The council meeting was mostly packed with elderly residents of Rancho Mobile Home Park, an ongoing dispute, as they feel uncared for with the rising rent costs and […]

Two interview videos with Jeff Gorell, candidate for CA 26th District Congressional seat

Two interview videos with Jeff Gorell, candidate for CA 26th District Congressional seat

By Peter Godinez, KADYTV.net   Brownley has also been invited.     http://katytv.net   Meet the Candidate, Jeff Gorell   Jeff Gorell discusses the current election cycle     Peter K. Godinez is a sales, marketing, advertisement and PR practitioner who has been proclaimed a “Social Media Sales Hero” in the business community. He is […]

Thousand Oaks Council approves controversial new apartment project

Thousand Oaks Council approves controversial new apartment project

By Kelsey Stuart and Shelby Baker Apparently there are conflicting opinions on the city’s vision 2064 and the present situation. Various residents of Los Feliz Drive dug their heels in to stop the construction going on. Kay Sikra, a resident on Los Feliz drive, took the stand in defense of her neighbors. She brought a number […]

McCoy vs Irwin- AD44 candidates battle it out in debate

By George Miller Democrat Jacqui Irwin and Republican Rob McCoy have only debated once before- in a three way primary election bout with another Republican candidate on May 10.  While McCoy has been fairly open about his positions on the issues, Irwin has been much less forthcoming on these, preferring to focus on her greatest strengths […]

Showdown at Cal State Channel Islands- 26th District candidates debate

Showdown at Cal State Channel Islands- 26th District candidates debate

By Kelsey Stuart and Shelby Baker On October 12th the two primary candidates for the 26th congressional district, Jeff Gorell and Julia Brownley (Incumbent), went head-to-head in their second debate at CSU Channel Islands.  The debate ran from 6-7:30 pm and was proctored by the Ventura Star’s Timm Herdt. The room was packed with students, […]