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2018 Voter Guides

2018 Voter Guides

  By George Miller & Debra Tash Regular readers may remember that Citizens Journal publishes candidate/proposition endorsements/recommendations from as many different sources as we can find for Ventura County voters. Here’s the collection for the 2018 general election. We’ll update it as we get more!  Tell us what we missed and where to find it! […]

County Govt Center Displays Controversial Political Art Exhibition in Election Season

County Govt Center Displays Controversial Political Art Exhibition in Election Season

By George Miller We received four complaints (in a section later in this article) in a 24 hour period about a new Ventura County Arts Council  exhibit at the Ventura County Government Center, at 800 South Victoria Avenue in Ventura. The material in contention was displayed on the ground and third floor atrium in the […]

Santa Paula’s Finances on a Precarious Path | VCTA, Ventura County Taxpayer Association

Santa Paula’s Finances on a Precarious Path | VCTA, Ventura County Taxpayer Association

By Ventura County Taxpayers Association (VCTA)   The City of Santa Paula is in trouble and elected officials don’t appear concerned. For some years now, it has been spending reserves to cover operating losses. Reserves have been depleted to dangerous levels. The five-year budget projects losses even with the benefit of the East Area development. The […]

Advisory | Closures Overnight State Route 126 in Ventura for Paving Operations – See Schedule

Advisory | Closures Overnight State Route 126 in Ventura for Paving Operations – See Schedule

VENTURA – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced plans to fully close State Route 126 (SR-126) next week for road paving operations in the city of Ventura. From Monday, October 22 to Friday, October 26, the following full closures of SR-126 will be in place in the city of Ventura from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Monday, October 22: Eastbound and […]

League of Women Voters Announces Forum for the 25th Congressional District

League of Women Voters Announces Forum for the 25th Congressional District

VENTURA, CALIFORNIA; October 19, 2018:  League of Women Voters of Ventura County (LWVVC), a nonpartisan political organization, announces new location for candidate forum with Congressional candidates Steve Knight and Katie Hill.  The forum will be held: Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 PM | Santa Susana High School – Performing Arts Center | 3570 Cochran Street | Simi Valley, CA  93063 The […]

Ventura Unified School District 1 2018 Board Candidates Debate

Ventura Unified School District 1 2018 Board Candidates Debate

Moderated by League of Women Voters, published on CAPSTV, Ventura Candidates: Thomas Luna, Anthony Krzywickj, Velma Lomax  Event Video, published on CAPSTV, Ventura LWV Forum – VUSD Area 1 from CAPS Media on Vimeo. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

Ventura’s District 1 City Council Debate Candidates Differentiate Themselves

Ventura’s District 1 City Council Debate Candidates Differentiate Themselves

By Kiana Nordskog   On September 20, 2018, The League of Women Voters hosted a debate between Ventura’s district one’s city council candidates, Irene V. Henry, Marco Cuevas, Kevin Clerici, and Sofia Rubalcava. Henry, a businesswoman, emphasized connecting west side to the beach and downtown by making the trolley route longer and capping the freeway. […]

Santa Paula Council: Five New Employees, New City Manager Authority and Veolia Redux

Santa Paula Council: Five New Employees, New City Manager Authority and Veolia Redux

By Sheryl Hamlin New employees During the presentations section of the meeting, four new employees were presented. Two new SPPD officers received their pins. Officer Morales grew up in Santa Paula where he volunteered at the Boys & Girls Club and at Santa Paula High School. Officer Ponce is a recent Police Academy Graduate, as […]

Ventura | Sheriff clears Condominium property overrun with Squatters, Gangs, Narcotics, Criminals

Ventura | Sheriff clears Condominium property overrun with Squatters, Gangs, Narcotics, Criminals

Ventura County Sheriff Department – Incident Press Release On 10/12/18, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Gang Unit concluded a two month multi-agency investigation into a City of Ventura public nuisance within the 200 Block of West Harrison Avenue. Investigators worked closely with the community to resolve this neighborhood nuisance. The multi-condominium property within the 200 Block […]

Santa Paula: A Planning Renaissance?

Santa Paula: A Planning Renaissance?

By Sheryl Hamlin After a request by Council Member Crosswhite at the September 19, 2018 council meeting, the Santa Paula City council voted to consider a revision to the city’s 34 year old Historic Preservation Ordinance. Also at the September 19 meeting, the final tract map for the historic Hardison Property was approved, a process […]

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