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U.S. Rep. Brownley (CA-26) to meet with constituents this week

U.S. Rep. Brownley (CA-26) to meet with constituents this week

OFFICE OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JULIA BROWNLEY For Immediate Release Monday, August 19, 2013 Contact: Jason Pitt (202) 308- 4184   BROWNLEY TO HOST CONGRESS ON YOUR CORNER EVENTS IN OXNARD AND VENTURA   THOUSAND OAKS, CA—This week, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will launch a series of Congress on Your Corner events to meet with […]

Representative Brownley To Visit Health Centers Across Ventura County

Representative Brownley To Visit Health Centers Across  Ventura County

To mark National Health Center Week, Representative Julia Brownley plans to visit three area clinics.  National Health Center Week recognizes the efforts of over 8200 clinics across the nation that offer services to their communities regardless of the patient’s ability to pay.  You can read the Health Center FAQ sheet on their website: http://www.nachc.com/client/documents/America%27s_Health_Centers_2013.pdf Their […]

Viewpoint: CA Rep. Karen Bass Immigration Townhall Very One-Sided

Viewpoint: CA Rep. Karen Bass Immigration Townhall Very One-Sided

By Michael Greer Congresswoman Karen Bass held a Townhall  on July 7th 2013, the topic,  Immigration Reform.  The audience was packed with supporters for reform.  SEIU (Service Employees International Union), CHIRLA (Coalition for Human Immigration Rights of Los Angeles) and other interest groups When Representative Karen Bass arrived she moved through the room greeting people […]

Southern Californians speak out on Common Core at Rock Church

Southern Californians speak out on Common Core at Rock Church

  By Andrea Bolsoni & George Miller Tracy Dunbar, Tony Dolz & Lydia Gutierrez spoke on the Common Core Curriculum. All were steadfastly opposed to it. The Rock Church of Simi Valley held a meeting on July 11, 2013 to address the newly adopted State Common Core  State Standards Initiative.  The first speaker, Tracy Dunbar,a […]

City of Los Angeles Plastic Bag Ban Challenged; Plastic Bag Ban To Be Challenged in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties

By Anthony van Leeuwen Editor’s note: Plastic bag ban is on the August 5 Ventura City Council meeting agenda. Mr. Van Leeuwen plans to speak and also report on the meeting. June 2013: the City Council for the City of Los Angeles adopted a Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance.  The ordinance became effective on  August 1st […]

East Village Park Is A Go With Oxnard And Rio

East Village Park Is A Go With Oxnard And Rio

  By Dan Pinedo July 30, no rx 2013 – Oxnard City Council Chambers- In 1996 the Rio School District entered into an agreement with the city of Oxnard on a Joint Use School/Park Lease Agreement for the Acquisition, sales Maintenance, and Operation and Use of the Rio Rosales Elementary School and the East Village […]

2013 Ventura County Fair Retrospective

2013 Ventura County Fair Retrospective

  By George Miller August, 2013- Ventura County Fair- The VC Fair is an institution- since 1874. It is a melding of an old-time 19th-20th century rural county fair with suburbia and now the latest technology. You can visit the livestock exhibitions, fruit preserves, artwork, multiple live bands, beds that inflate for your optimal comfort, […]

Watchdog Organizations Concerned About Appointment of Islamic student activist as University of California Regent

Watchdog Organizations Concerned About Appointment of Islamic student activist as University of California Regent

By Daniel Gelman August 1, 2013 On July 17, Sadia Saifuddin (photo), an Islamic student activist at UC Berkeley and fourth year Social Welfare major, was appointed student regent-designate for the UC system for the 2014/15 school year. The vote by the UC Regents was unanimous, with one abstention by California Senator Diane Feinstein’s husband […]

“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:         […]