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Oxnard Council 9/23/14- Street repair financing; $80MM wastewater bond refi; shake-up at City Hall; coastal plan; and more

Oxnard Council 9/23/14- Street repair financing; $80MM wastewater bond refi; shake-up at City Hall; coastal plan; and more

By George Miller Covered at meeting:  $80MM Wastewater bond refi; new $24MM bond issue for accelerated street repairs; Coastal Plan update, HUD audit of Housing Dept.; Investment activity report; Prison labor for landscaping?  (Wastewater fee increase on agenda- not discussed).     Name Date Duration Agenda Minutes Video City Council Meeting September 23, 2014 05h […]

Camarillo’s 50th Anniversary Celebration–Dinner Dance–October 17th

Camarillo’s 50th Anniversary Celebration–Dinner Dance–October 17th

Submitted by Logan McFadden City of Camarillo’s Golden Anniversary Celebration Dinner Dance is being held on Friday, October 17, 2014, at the Serra Center located at 5205 Upland Road, Camarillo, CA. The evening of celebration starts at 6:00 P.M. and includes a catered dinner with wine & dessert, entertainment, and dancing. Providing the entertainment are: […]

Good Morning Oxnard TV show- 9-24-14

Good Morning Oxnard TV show- 9-24-14

By George Miller This week’s guests: Steve Huber- Oxnard City Council candidate; Thomas Swankosky, Local 805; George Miller, Publisher, Citizensjournal.us; Alex Garcia, Proprietor of “The Corner Pocket”- and wrap-up with Bob Allen/Peter Godinez. New, improved sound quality on show!  The old venue had a lot of hard surfaces  that created an “echo-chamber” effect- problem solved at our new venue at […]

City Council approves free trolley service for Camarillo

City Council approves free trolley service for Camarillo

by Logan McFadden The Camarillo City Council approved free trolley service at the Council meeting on Wednesday evening. The round trip time is estimated at 30 minutes. Trolley service will start on October 1, 2014. Residents, university students and tourists will enjoy transportation service from the Metrolink train station on Lewis Road through Old Town […]

Oxnard Candidate Forum 9/18/14 video

Oxnard Candidate Forum 9/18/14 video

By Dan Pinedo, OMAC   Here’s the video. Watch and make up your own minds. There will be more forums on 9/24/14 at Rio Vista Middle School and on October 1 at 7 PM at City Hall . Candidates at this forum: Aaron Starr, Controller, Haas Automation; Bert Perello, US Post Office and incumbent City […]

Tropical Paradise is out of business

Tropical Paradise is out of business

By Debra Tash Come December of this year, Tropical Paradise will be out of business.  After having their permit renewal denied at the Planning Commission hearing on June 19th the property owner, Bryan Mimaki, appealed their decision to the Board of Supervisors. Though the Planning Department findings were favorable to renewing the permit, because of […]

Ventura City Council votes for water restrictions and fines

Ventura City Council votes for water restrictions and fines

By Debra Tash Following the lead of other cities in the State,  Ventura’s Council voted unanimously to enact staff’s recommendations for restricting water use in the city.  Residents were asked to voluntarily cut usage by 10% in February of this year.    In July the State passed mandatory water reductions.             […]

Oxnard Community Relations Commission award winners

Oxnard Community Relations Commission award winners

By Dan Pinedo The Oxnard Community Relations Commission made its annual awards at the 9/16/14 City Council meeting: The winners of this year’s awards are: Antonio Ramirez (Outstanding Youth), Walter Fuller (Outstanding Senior), Lucy Cartagena (Outstanding Individual), El Concilio Family Services (Outstanding Business), Consulado de Mexico en Oxnard (Outstanding Organization) Antonio Ramirez is a youth volunteer in […]

Firefighters put out blaze in Ventura homeless encampment

Firefighters put out blaze in Ventura homeless encampment

Ventura: Possible electrical malfunction starts car fire

Ventura: Possible electrical malfunction starts car fire