Home » Archives by category » News (Page 428)

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 9-10-14

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 9-10-14

By George Miller This week’s guests: Lynn Dines, CEO of SSI; George Miller, Publisher, Citizensjournal.us; Jim Hensley, Candidate for Port Hueneme City Council; Roberto Garcia, Proprietor of Tomas Cafe and Garcia Mortuary; Larry C. CEO, Harbor Run; Laura Flores, Wellness Center The Good Morning Oxnard show is receorded every Wednesday at 0900 (usually available as video […]

Summer break over for Oxnard City Council 9-9-14- Organizational review announced, police killings discussed by residents, major debt obligations

Summer break over for Oxnard City Council 9-9-14- Organizational review announced, police killings discussed by residents, major debt obligations

By George Miller After no meetings since July, the council quickly got back to business with major issues: – City Manager Greg Nyhoff announced 9/23 start of organizational review findings – Persistent Citizen grassroots pressure to act on police killings – Major debt obligations for developmental projects   Name Date Duration Agenda Minutes Video City Council Meeting  September 9, […]

Thousand Oaks Accepting Applications for Community Enhancement Grant Program

Thousand Oaks Accepting Applications for Community Enhancement Grant Program

The program provides grants for non-profit community and school groups, such as clubs and booster organizations, to raise funds to support group activities. A total of $45,000 is available in grant awards. Applicants are encouraged to submit grant proposals for creative, independent environmental projects. Extra points will be awarded for water or energy conservation projects. […]

“Corner Pocket” billiard parlor to open in Oxnard

“Corner Pocket” billiard parlor to open in Oxnard

By George Miller “The Corner Pocket,” a new billiard parlor, will open in the next couple of weeks in beautiful downtown Oxnard, at 658 South A St. It will offer billiards, arcade, lounge, restaurant and sports bar the whole family can enjoy. We were told that it will have workout facilities upstairs on the mezzanine. We also […]

Quick response by Ventura Firefighters saves building

Quick response by Ventura Firefighters saves building

Brownley’s amendment fails–HR 3522 to allow coverage outside ACA moves closer to passage in the House

Brownley’s amendment fails–HR 3522 to allow coverage outside ACA moves closer to passage in the House

By Debra Tash Today Congresswoman Julia Brownley read an amendment into the Congressional record to prevent insurance companies from discriminating against women. Brownley’s legislative attempt would have stopped insurance companies from charging small businesses higher premiums for their female employees, and from selling group plans that deny women contraception or maternity coverage. The amendment failed […]

City of Thousand Oaks seeks applicants for Cultural Affairs Commission

City of Thousand Oaks seeks applicants for Cultural Affairs Commission

Adopt a pet this weekend – first 100 adoptions all expenses paid

Adopt a pet this weekend – first 100 adoptions all expenses paid

There first 100 pet adoptions this weekend will be paid for by Assemblyman Jeff Gorell. From the Ventura County Animal Services Facebook Page: What does this mean for you? It means that starting tomorrow & for the next three days, you’ll be able to adopt your super special new best friend with an adoption fee […]

On 9/11 Ventura/Oxnard Firefighters to honor those who perished

On 9/11 Ventura/Oxnard Firefighters to honor those who perished

On Thursday morning, September 11th, all Ventura  Fire Department stations will hold special remembrances for the first responders and civilians who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. City officials, law enforcement personnel, and civilians are invited to visit any of the Ventura City Fire Department stations to participate in the brief ceremony. The remembrance […]

House tries to rein in EPA, to dismay of conservationists

House tries to rein in EPA, to dismay of conservationists

An EPA effort to protect wetlands and small streams upriver from its established haunts on “navigable waters” is winning praise from outdoors groups as a way to ensure water quality, but U.S. House Republicans, including Alaska Rep. Don Young, say it’s “federal overreach.” To emphasize the point, the House titled a bill to hold back […]