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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 […]

City of Thousand Oaks–50 years on October 7th 2014!

City of Thousand Oaks–50 years on October 7th 2014!

Bill Banning EPA’s Proposed Attack on Property Rights Expected to Be Considered By House

Bill Banning EPA’s Proposed Attack on Property Rights Expected to Be Considered By House

By Daren Bakst @darenbakst The House is expected to vote on legislation as soon as Tuesday that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from moving forward with their proposed “waters of the U.S.” rule. In April, the EPA and Corps proposed regulation that would define what waters that they can regulate […]

Conejo Valley School Board District Advisory Council accused of violating Open Meeting laws

Conejo Valley School Board District Advisory Council accused of violating Open Meeting laws

By Cathy Carlson Editor’s note: Why is this newsworthy? Because a concerned citizen was illegally denied her right to speak out about a huge ($197,000,000) proposed bond issue which she felt was wasteful– allegedly triggering multiple Brown Act violations and a cover-up, not to mention intimidation. She claims DA’s office issued a letter of reprimand […]

Moorpark’s Do It Center is closing shop

Moorpark’s Do It Center is closing shop

By Debra Tash Another retailer is moving out of Moorpark.  The Do It Center, which carries hardware, plants, kitchen items and seasonal wares will be closing shop in the Mission Bell Shopping Plaza that it once shared with Albertsons.  Like the grocery store chain, Do It just didn’t get enough customers to keep its doors […]

Debate Report: CA Jerry Brown vs Neel Kashkari for Governor- 9-4-14

Debate Report: CA Jerry Brown vs Neel Kashkari for Governor- 9-4-14

By George Miller   This was the first and possibly the only debate between California gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown Debate sponsored by California Channel, Sacramento, CA- calchannel.com. Interestingly, both moderators were from the political left, from LA Times and Telemundo Ch 52. Abbreviated notes from debate:   Opening statements: Brown– I saved the state budget, […]

Citizen visits Santa Paula Firefighters who saved his life with CPR

Citizen visits Santa Paula Firefighters who saved his life with CPR

UPDATE—Snake now in custody—Deadly monocled cobra spotted in Thousand Oaks area

UPDATE—Snake now in custody—Deadly monocled cobra spotted in Thousand Oaks area

The albino monocled cobra was nabbed after it skittered across a residential street in Thousand Oaks.  It had just left an open space area and scooted into a backyard a few doors down from where it had bitten a dog days earlier.  It took half an hour for fire and animal control personnel to locate […]

Ribbon cutting for the newly paved alleys in Somis

Ribbon cutting for the newly paved alleys in Somis

By Debra Tash In a symbolic gesture this morning, Supervisor Linda Parks, cut a ribbon strung across the alley behind the Somis Post Office.  The alleys, which run in back of a small commercial strip of storefronts on the east side and private homes on the west side, have been a problem for residents for […]

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 8-27-14

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 8-27-14

By KadyTV.com     http://kadytv.com Host Peter Godinez interviews Oxnard City Councilman and Mayoral candidate Bryan MacDonald, Even Ocello, hosts social media training advocate Maximillian S. …. GMO 8-27 MTC BRYAN MACDONALD OXNARD MAYOR CANDIDATE GMO 8-27 EVAN OCELLO 2004 CONEJO VALLEY LL CHAMPIONS GMO 8-27 SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING GMO 8-27 BROADCASTING PROGRAM GMO 8-27 […]