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Federal appeals court deals blow to President Obama’s amnesty

Federal appeals court deals blow to President Obama’s amnesty

Early morning fires purposefully set in Ventura

Early morning fires purposefully set in Ventura

Santa Paula: Citizens present to City Council

Santa Paula: Citizens present to City Council

On May 21, 2015, the city council hosted the citizens of Santa Paula in preparation for the 2015/2016 budget. Recall that at the December 2014 City Council meeting, newly elected council member Gherardi proposed a “Goal Setting Workshop” outside of the format of a regularly scheduled council meeting. Subsequently she reiterated this idea as the […]

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 5-20-15

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 5-20-15

By George Miller CitizensJournal.us News, NRG power plant; Pablo Ortiz,Oxnard Downtowners; Eileen Tracy of Family Engagement and Re-Entry Program On this segment (5-20-15) of the Good Morning Oxnard Show- Host Peter Godinez interviews George Miller, Publisher of CitizensJournal.us on Oxnard News, consisting of: Strawberry Festival review; Mandalay Power Plant moratorium extended; Hotel tax increased 33 1/3%; […]

Bat tests positive for rabies in Ventura County

Bat tests positive for rabies in Ventura County

Ventura County Animal Services  received confirmation that a bat impounded in Ventura has tested positive for rabies. From the VCAS Facebook Page: “What this means for you and your pets: Be extra vigilent. Do NOT try to catch, touch, or grab a bat if you see it. If it’s laying and appears lame, wear gloves […]

California Public Utilities Commission Approves NRG Energy’s Carlsbad Energy Center

—Fast start plant to help ensure reliability while integrating renewables— Editor’s note: This is locally significant because this project is larger than the “Puente Project” proposed by NRG to replace the Oxnard Mandalay Beach plant , CARLSBAD, Calif., May 21, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved the SDG&E Power Purchase […]

Oxnard extends power plant moratorium another year; NRG states its case on KADYTV

Oxnard extends power plant moratorium another year; NRG states its case on KADYTV

By George Miller The Oxnard City Council heard a staff report on the proposed power plant risks and options, debated the plant and what to do about the old plants to be shut down, at the 5-19-15 City Council meeting. The various factions rehashed the issues, which has been done at least a half dozen times before […]

FBI admits Patriot Act snooping powers didn’t crack any major terrorism cases

FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism cases they’ve cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that could complicate efforts to keep key parts of the law operating. Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz said that between 2004 and 2009, the […]

Public outcry forces FEC Democrats to junk bid to regulate Internet

Public outcry forces FEC Democrats to junk bid to regulate Internet

By Paul Bedard The Federal Election Commission, facing punishing criticism for suggesting that political activity on the Internet should be regulated, rejected talk of new rules Thursday, a victory for GOP commissioners who feared Democrats were targeting conservative sites, even the Drudge Report. During a public meeting, Democrats on the FEC said they were responding […]

World Trade Week at Port of Hueneme- May 20, 2015 Event

World Trade Week at Port of Hueneme- May 20, 2015 Event

The Port of Hueneme, in Ventura County, CA, is the only deep water cargo port between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It caters to some specialty niche markets such as fruit and vegetables, autos, and machinery. It brings a large amount of jobs and money into the local economy. The Port of Hueneme World Trade Week […]