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UPDATE—Snake now in custody—Deadly monocled cobra spotted in Thousand Oaks area

UPDATE—Snake now in custody—Deadly monocled cobra spotted in Thousand Oaks area

The albino monocled cobra was nabbed after it skittered across a residential street in Thousand Oaks.  It had just left an open space area and scooted into a backyard a few doors down from where it had bitten a dog days earlier.  It took half an hour for fire and animal control personnel to locate […]

Tropical Paradise will be shuttered at end of wedding season–permit renewal denied by Planning Commission

Tropical Paradise will be shuttered at end of wedding season–permit renewal denied by Planning Commission

By Debra Tash The Planning Commission voted 4 to 0 against renewal of Tropical Paradise’s Conditional Use Permit, Commissioner Paul Magie being absent. The event venue is located in the Santa Rosa Valley and has been legally operating for nearly four and half years.  During her presentation county planner Michelle D’Anna explained to the Commission […]

Central American Newspapers Encouraging Minors to Enter US Illegally–Mentions a Naval Base in California

Central American Newspapers Encouraging Minors to Enter US Illegally–Mentions a Naval Base in California

Thousands of illegal immigrants flooding the U.S.-Mexico border are overwhelming federal resources and facilities. Word-of-mouth and news reports that U.S. Border Patrol agents are giving perceived amnesty to children migrants has apparently spread in Central America and may be prompting more hopefuls to make the dangerous journey north.  La Prensa, a popular newspaper in Honduras with a circulation […]

Westlake Plaza’s Renovation–Upscale Eateries and Oak Tree removals

Westlake Plaza’s Renovation–Upscale Eateries and Oak Tree removals

By Daniel Gelman Westlake Plaza,(anchored by Sprouts Market), and the adjacent Gelsons and Vons shopping centers are undergoing extensive renovation construction. This is the town’s original shopping area developed in the late 1960’s at the corner of Westlake Blvd. and Agoura Rd. on the Ventura County side of town. Officially, it is in the City […]

Thousand Oaks Police advise residents to use alternate routes beginning June 2nd

Thousand Oaks Police advise residents to use alternate routes beginning June 2nd

Congressional District 26 primary candidate debate held- with one chair empty.

Congressional District 26 primary candidate debate held- with one chair empty.

By George Miller Four impressive candidates are running for the Congressional seat currently held by Democrat Julia Brownley, a former CA State Senator from Santa Monica who moved here to run for Congress in 2012, beating Tony Strickland and shattering a decades long Republican dynasty in Ventura County after Elton Gallegly retired. The debate was […]

Don’t miss the California Jazz and Wine Fest–Sunday, May 18th in Thousand Oaks

Don’t miss the California Jazz and Wine Fest–Sunday, May 18th in Thousand Oaks

SUNDAY May 18, cost 2014 1 – 4 PM Conejo Creek Park North 1379 East Janss Road Thousand Oaks CA  91360 California Jazz and Wine Fest (CJWF) is a showcase of premier California jazz, pills wine and culinary professionals. Now in its 3rd year, cialis the festival will feature exhibitors including local area premier wineries, […]

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 […]

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 […]