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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 […]

Third Ventura Fire Dept. ocean rescue in 2 days- same area Greencock Lane//Marina Park

Third Ventura Fire Dept. ocean rescue in 2 days- same area Greencock Lane//Marina Park

City of Ventura Fire Department   Date: October 24, 2014    Incident Number: 14-0069604      Information Contact: Douglas Miser, Battalion Chief   Incident Type: Ocean Rescue – 2 Victims          Date/Time of Incident:  October 23, 2014 / 15:00           Incident Location: Marina Park, south of Greenock lane                     Injuries:  None                  Number of Personnel: 4     Fire Equipment: 1 Paramedic Engine Company […]

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 […]

Ocean rescue by Ventura City Fire Department

Ocean rescue by Ventura City Fire Department

Ventura Fire Department   Date: October 22, 2014    Incident Number: 14-0069405      Information Contact: Tony Hill, Battalion Chief Incident Type: Water Rescue        Date/Time of Incident:  October 23, 2014 / 5:28pm        Incident Location: Ocean, south of Greenock lane                  Injuries:  None                  Number of Personnel: 4     Fire Equipment: 1 Paramedic Engine Company with rescue swimmers, 1 Command       Agencies […]

Structure fire- 50 Block of North Laurel Avenue – West Ventura

Structure fire- 50 Block of North Laurel Avenue – West Ventura

Ventura Fire Department     Incident Number:             69226       Information Contact:        Douglas Miser, Battalion Chief Incident Type:                   Structure Fire Date/Time of Incident:     10-21-2014 – 11:15pm Incident Location:            50 Block of North Laurel Avenue – West Ventura   Cause:                                Under Investigation Injuries: (general)              None reported Number of Personnel:     16 Fire Fire Equipment:                4 Paramedic Engines, […]

“Kinetic Sculpture” Race held at Ventura Harbor

“Kinetic Sculpture” Race held at Ventura Harbor

By George Miller The wacky, whimsical “Kinetic Sculpture” Race is really quite a spectacle. It was nice to get out and see something besides politicians, elections, crime and a flat economy, for a change. We’ll take any excuse to visit beautiful Ventura Harbor and this was as good as any. Seven intrepid entries showed up and started out. Not […]

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, […]

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 […]