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“GREAT Water” analysis explained

“GREAT Water” analysis explained

By Larry Stein    Editor’s note: Mr. Steins’s analysis shows that water rates will increase greatly and the costs may be imposed unequally on various constituencies. On the good side, the city had the foresight to help ensure that future water needs in this very dry state will be met in Oxnard. 20 years ago, a […]

Letter from Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn: Priority-based budgeting, metrics, some specific goals

Letter from Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn: Priority-based budgeting, metrics, some specific goals

                        Mayor Flynn, who has been in office more than a half year, is finding his footing and has defined some desired priorities and approaches for the council. This letter from him was attached to tonight’s City Council Meeting agenda:         […]

Oxnard City Council: Ex-City Manager Sotelo claim rejected, recycling operator to change?, Golf course losses debated, redevelopment properties need dispositioning

Oxnard City Council: Ex-City Manager Sotelo claim rejected, recycling operator to change?, Golf course losses debated, redevelopment properties need dispositioning

 By George Miller July 23 City Council Meeting  Summary: Former City Manager Sotelo’s claim rejected… Recruiting to start for a  successor; Money-draining city golf course refinancing hotly debated; New management contract for recycling plan rejected- City wants to bring in-house; Long range property management plan unveiled to deal with elimination of  Redevelopment Agencies (RDA’s);  Proposed […]

James O’Keefe: ‘Breakthrough: Our guerilla war to expose fraud and save democracy’

James O’Keefe:  ‘Breakthrough:  Our guerilla war to expose fraud and save democracy’

By Michael Hernandez LOS ANGELES—Investigative journalist James O’Keefe exhorted his audience to challenge politicians, bureaucrats, media moguls, union bosses and election officials with the goal of “exposing the lies” that are “hidden from the public” as he promoted his recently released book ‘Breakthrough:  Our guerilla war to expose fraud and save democracy.’ O’Keefe was speaking […]

Restructure US government to make “huge” green changes in America, study proposes

Restructure US government to make “huge” green changes in America, study proposes

By George Russel Editor’s Note:  The following release is taken from Fox News and was published on July 9, 2013.  The Citizens Journal invites comments on this and Chapter 8 of Agenda 21. The Obama administration should dramatically reorganize the relationships between America’s federal departments and agencies and overcome legal barriers to help install the nebulous […]

Police Chief: ‘Simi Valley safer now than five years ago’

Police Chief:  ‘Simi Valley safer now than five years ago’

By Michael Hernandez  July 24, healing 2013 SIMI VALLEY—Simi Valley is “safer now than five years ago” and even more than 20 years ago when the community had just reached a population of 100, prescription 000 and was beginning to become know as the “Safest Community in America” said Police Chief Mitch McCann at a […]

Moorpark Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Moorpark Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By Debra Tash MOORPARK–Moorpark City Council celebrated the city’s 30th anniversary at a July 17th meeting with local government dignitaries, drug a packed audience, abortion and proclamations from cities across the county.  Moorpark incorporated on July 1, cheap 1983. Supervisor Peter Foy spoke on behalf of the County of Ventura, Sheriff Geoff Dean stepped up […]

Oxnard $364 MM 2013-14 and $426 MM 2014-15 Budgets Approved

Oxnard $364 MM 2013-14 and $426 MM 2014-15 Budgets Approved

By George Miller July 21, 2013 July 16 City Council meeting summary: Budgets approved 4-1; Measure “O” sales tax increase results, priorities dissected, new $5 million appropriation; Golf Fund restructuring debated; low income housing subsidies refinancing approved; fracking discussed by members of the public. Ref: City Council Meeting July 16, 2013 05h 58m Agenda Minutes Video […]

Oxnard budget not approved, large low income housing advanced, controversy over key city staff “evaluation”

Oxnard budget not approved, large low income housing advanced, controversy over key city staff “evaluation”

By George Miller July 15, 2013   Editor’s Note:  The following is a summary of the Oxnard City Council meeting of Tuesday, July 9th:   The $364 million (2013-14) and $426 million (2014-15) proposed budgets were not approved by the City Council because of excessive disagreements on priorities, missing items and questions about funding sources. Financial […]

Top Contributors to Republicans and Democrats

Top Contributors to Republicans and Democrats

              Top Contributors to Republican Party Causes (2012) Goldman Sachs (Finance) $2, case 573, prostate 635 Bain Capital (Finance) $1,284,278 KKR & Co (Finance) $1,277,600 Blackstone Group (Finance) $1,111,394 Elliott Management (Finance) $1,052,350 Bank of America (Banking) $989,923 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (Banking) $927, 248 Morgan Stanley (Finance) $866,452 […]