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Oxnard Council- General Fund deep deficit predicted; HUD funding for low income housing; Recycled water program advances; $200K DHS funding coming

Oxnard Council- General Fund deep deficit predicted; HUD funding for low income housing; Recycled water program advances; $200K DHS funding coming

By George Miller In a 6 1/2 hour marathon meeting, the Oxnard City Council addressed multiple major topics, including:  the shaky state of city finances, new Interim Finance Director, priorities for millions of dollars of expected HUD funding to help address homelessness and very low income housing needs and three major proposals to address water supply via […]

The new Peyton Place—Bruce Feng continues as Camarillo’s City Mgr.: David Norman now Assistant City Mgr.

The new Peyton Place—Bruce Feng continues as Camarillo’s City Mgr.: David Norman now Assistant City Mgr.

By Citizensjournal.us staff writers City Manager Bruce Feng’s contract is renewed:   Camarillo’s Council renewed City Manager Feng’s contract at their January 14th meeting despite having settled a harassment law against the city and Mr. Feng in October of 2014. Scribd: 2013 Yolanda Kueny (City Employee) lawsuit against City of Camarillo and City Manager Bruce Feng […]

Tall Ships in Ventura- Next: Oxnard

Tall Ships in Ventura- Next: Oxnard

By Donna Hendricks The Tall Ships are in port!- The Hawaiian Chieftain in Ventura- January 13- February 4, and then the Tall Ship Lady Washington in Channel Islands Harbor, click Oxnard February 6-16 (see links below). Photos taken 1/13/15 ….       More info: Adventure & Lore Seaside Historical Tall Ships Sail Into … […]

Santa Paula gang member sentenced to 16 years on firearms charge

Santa Paula gang member sentenced to 16 years on firearms charge

Fire crews rescue trapped occupant of wrecked pick-up on the 101 Freeway

Fire crews rescue trapped occupant of wrecked pick-up on the 101 Freeway

Ventura City Fire personnel responded to a reported traffic collision on the Northbound 101 Freeway at the San Jon Rd exit in Ventura, see with people trapped inside. First arriving Fire crews found a mid-sized pick-up truck over the embankment of the freeway with an adult female victim trapped inside, a fallen palm tree was […]

Oxnard FD CERT program produces nearly 50 more grads- Next session starts Jan. 15

Oxnard FD CERT program produces nearly 50 more grads- Next session starts Jan. 15

By George Miller (originally published 12/17/14) The formerly moribund Oxnard CERT (Civilian Emergency Response Team) was revived on the initiative of Fire Dept Chief Williams. Last year he recruited Oxnard Disaster Preparedness Coordinator Susan Duenas, who has reactivated the program and instituted a training regimen.  Mayor Flynn presented  a proclamation hailing the program and celebrating the […]

Feds retaliate on Bundy Ranch and People of Southern Nevada- attempt to put 2 million acres off limits

Feds retaliate on Bundy Ranch and People of Southern Nevada- attempt to put 2 million acres off limits

By George Miller (originally published on 10-31-14) A massive, direct federal assault on private property rights “Federal Register / Vol. 79, No.197 Notice, outlines plans to make the Bundy ranch and most of the rest of Southern Nevada, Areas of Critical Environmental Concern (ACECs). 90 days from October 10th, 2014 these proposals will become federal law […]

Santa Paula Council–Back to work: Parking, Jail Expansion, Water Rights, Trash Collection and Municipal Planning

Santa Paula Council–Back to work: Parking, Jail Expansion, Water Rights, Trash Collection and Municipal Planning

By Sheryl Hamlin Parking, Jail Expansion, Water Rights, Trash Collection and Municipal Planning contributed to a three and a half hour Santa Paula City Council meeting. In public comments, a 24 year resident of Santa Paula Street and Palm Street testified that residents are unable to access homes starting at 8:00 am on Saturday and […]

Boehner re-elected Speaker of the House

Boehner re-elected Speaker of the House

By George Miller Although there was some controvesry about retaining Boehner and there was more opposition to him than ever, most did not want to take the risk of directly opposing him.  Speaker election outcome heard on video Boehner, OH 216 Pelosi, CA 164 Webster, FL 12 Gohmert,TX 3 Yoho, FL 2 Jordan, OH 2 Cooper, […]

Friends of Blanchard Community Library Start New Year with Book Sale

Friends of Blanchard Community Library Start New Year with Book Sale

By Sheryl Hamlin Called one of the gems of Santa Paula, the monthly book sales held by the Friends of the Blanchard Community Library attract book lovers from around Ventura County to the “Back Stacks” of the Santa Paula Blanchard Community Library at 119 North 8th Street. The first Saturday of the month from 10:00 […]