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Unmanned MQ-4C Triton Crashes at Naval Base Ventura

Unmanned MQ-4C Triton Crashes at Naval Base Ventura

On Sept. 12 at approximately 2:45 pm, an MQ-4C Triton assigned to Unmanned Patrol Squadron (VUP) 19 experienced an inflight mechanical issue during a test flight. As a precautionary measure, the pilots shut down the engine and attempted to safely land the aircraft on the runway at Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, CA. […]

C Street Classic Surf Contest Stokes Ventura

C Street Classic Surf Contest Stokes Ventura

By Lori Denman Photos by Tim Hanson Surfing’s best are scheduled to dazzle crowds at the 33rdannual C Street Classic surf contest on California Street beach this Saturday, September 15. Set your alarm clock and pack for the day, the contest kicks off at 6:30am on Saturday and runs until 4pm. The event, featuring surfers […]

SB1: Loopholes and Inconsistencies in the Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Act of 2017 (RMRA)

SB1: Loopholes and Inconsistencies in the Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Act of 2017 (RMRA)

By Sheryl Hamlin Passed with a Super Majority in Sacramento during the 2017 session, SB1 is a permanent series of new transit related taxes. Please refer to the text here. This article will explain the allocations as well as language in the bill that is subject to interpretation. Over a decade, SB1 expects to collect […]

The Governor of California’s Only Tweet on the Anniversary of 9/11 … HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH 9/11

The Governor of California’s Only Tweet on the Anniversary of 9/11 … HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH 9/11

Scott Morefield | Reporter California Governor Jerry Brown’s name has been bandied about of late as a potential Democratic 2020 presidential contender, and he has so far not refuted any of the rumors. But while most presidential prospects of either party were using their social media accounts on Tuesday to memorialize the victims of the terror […]

US Surpasses Saudi Arabia as the World’s Top Oil Producer

US Surpasses Saudi Arabia as the World’s Top Oil Producer

 By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . The U.S. surpassed Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest producer of crude oil, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). “U.S. crude oil production exceeded that of Saudi Arabia for the first time in more than two decades,” EIA reported Wednesday. “In June and August, […]

Moorpark and Camarillo, CA Students Awarded Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship

Moorpark and Camarillo, CA Students Awarded Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship

Stonington, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has awarded a record-breaking 177 new scholarships in 2018. Combined with two Fallen Heroes Scholars and three multi-year award recipients, the Foundation will assist 182 students with […]

California Already Spent 98% of Funds to Fight Wildfires

California Already Spent 98% of Funds to Fight Wildfires

By Chriss Street California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced Monday that the state spent 98 percent of its 2018 budget and is only halfway through the wildfire season. California has spent $432 million of this year’s $443 million budget for the fire year that runs from May 15 through December 15. CalFire has asked for emergency money from […]

Oxnard Council Narrowly Approves Consultant Millican Interim CFO Appointment

Oxnard Council Narrowly Approves Consultant Millican Interim CFO Appointment

By George Miller Oxnard is NOT a “leper colony” where no one will come to work.- Councilman Bert Perello The Council had a surprisingly contentious 9-11-18 session on the contested appointment of consultant Dave Millican as interim CFO. The city has been through quite a few CFO’s in the last few years. Millican was a […]

Jerry Brown’s Plan for ‘NEGATIVE’ CO2 Emissions is Based on ‘SCIENCE FICTION’

Jerry Brown’s Plan for ‘NEGATIVE’ CO2 Emissions is Based on ‘SCIENCE FICTION’

 By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown ordered the state to “maintain negative emissions” after 2045. However, the whole idea of “negative emissions” is based on “magical thinking,” according to exports. It’s “like a light saber, incredible but not real,” one expert said of negative emissions technologies. California Democratic Gov. […]

Former Simi Valley Police Officer Sentenced to 300 Days Jail

Former Simi Valley Police Officer Sentenced to 300 Days Jail

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Robert Longdon (DOB 05/21/73), of Simi Valley, was sentenced after pleading no contest to four felony counts of grand theft and one felony count of attempted grand theft. Judge Bruce Young sentenced Longdon to 300 days in the Ventura County jail and 36 months of […]