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Harris campaign makes moves to reduce costs

Harris campaign makes moves to reduce costs

Most cats get stuck in trees but not this one!

Most cats get stuck in trees but not this one!

Tragedy could boost Newsom’s gun-control push

Tragedy could boost Newsom’s gun-control push

By Chris Reed . The slaughter of 14 people at a San Bernardino conference center Wednesday morning by two heavily armed Islamic extremists could provide a boost to Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s planned 2016 ballot initiative imposing stricter gun-control laws on California. Wednesday afternoon, before much was known about the attacks or the motives of the […]

Oxnard Council nixes Walmart alcoholic bev. sales; approves Colonia road work; hears IT master plan

Oxnard Council nixes Walmart alcoholic bev. sales; approves Colonia road work; hears IT master plan

By George Miller We thought it would be a boring Oxnard City Council meeting on December 1, but saw a “spirited” debate about selling spirits at Walmart on Saviers Rd. There was also tearful gratitude that the city has finally approved and scheduled road resurfacing in Colonia. Another highlight was a presentation of Oxnard’s Master […]

70 year old woman rescued after eight feet fall down utility access into basement

70 year old woman rescued after eight feet fall down utility access into basement

Oxnard to hold special meetings on utility rate increases, YMCA, on short notice: utility rate ballots mailed

Oxnard to hold special meetings on utility rate increases, YMCA, on short notice: utility rate ballots mailed

By George Miller At last week’s city council meeting, no mention at all was made that there would be two additional emergency special meetings next week. But in flurry of pre-holiday activity, these were reportedly scheduled, plus ballots to poll residents on utility rate increases were mailed out (we haven’t seen them yet). We call […]

ISIS claims responsibility: says California killers were their followers

ISIS claims responsibility: says California killers were their followers

The Islamic State group on Saturday said that a married couple who murdered 14 people in California in an attack the FBI is investigating as an “act of terrorism” were followers of the terrorist organization. The extremist group made its claim in an online radio broadcast, pharmacy Reuters reported. The declaration comes three days after […]

Oxnard Christmas tree lighting photos

Oxnard Christmas tree lighting photos

Photo essay by Dan Pinedo Christmas tree, Holiday tree, Chanakuh bush– it has many uses, but tonight it served as an Oxnard rallying point for holiday goodwill and cheer for all. LOTS of kids here tonight.            _______________________ Dan Pinedo  is a Citizen-journalist, active in civic affairs, living in Oxnard. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines […]

State Lottery Payments Total $1.39 Billion for 2014-15 Fiscal Year

State Lottery Payments Total $1.39 Billion for 2014-15 Fiscal Year

State Controller Betty T. Yee announced today that payments from the Lottery Education Fund to school districts, higher educational institutions, and state agencies for the 2014-15 fiscal year totaled $1.39 billion. The Controller transmits the money each quarter to county treasurers, who apportion it to school districts. The Controller makes direct quarterly payments to the […]

CA solar plans snarled by controversy

CA solar plans snarled by controversy

By James Poulos . In the California desert and in solar-paneled neighborhoods around the state, a new conflict over alternative energy has broken out. Pitting lawmakers, regulators, customers and the solar power industry against one another, the dispute centered around how much solar users ought to be charged — and how much solar power ought to be […]