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Businessman Rafael Dagnesses announces his candidacy for California’s 26th Congressional District

Businessman Rafael Dagnesses announces his candidacy for California’s 26th Congressional District

Press Release Now it’s incumbent Julia Brownley, Jeff Gorell and Rafael Dagnesses– so far. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  December 4, 2013 www.rafaelforcongress.com Contact: Luis Alvarado              (562) 201-5996 Businessman Rafael Dagnesses announces his candidacy for California’s 26th Congressional District Simi Valley, CA – Today, businessman Rafael Dagnesses is officially announcing that he will be a candidate for […]

Possible Mountain Lion Sighted In Backyard in Thousand Oaks

Possible Mountain Lion Sighted In Backyard in Thousand Oaks

  Possible mountain lion sighting in a backyard in the neighborhood of Whitechapel Place.  Fish and Game is being called.  Please be on the lookout and keep pets and children indoors. Reported by local resident (photo is of another mountain lion in another place and time).

Recount of CA District 45 State Assembly Special Election requested by Susan Shelley

Recount of CA District 45 State Assembly Special Election requested by Susan Shelley

Press Release Editor’s note: The two candidates in this West San Fernando Valley district are only about 300 votes apart. There are some special circumstances that make a recount worthwhile. What is especially interesting is that this district has only about 25% Republican voter registration. A Shelley victory would break the Democrat 2/3 majority in […]

CARB to hold diesel workshops around the state

CARB to hold diesel workshops around the state

Press Release                 Greetings!   The California Air Resources Board (CARB) will soon come to a town near you to discuss their proposal to provide truckers with new flexibility in complying with their diesel regulations.   The costly diesel filters required under CARB’s plan can cost $20,000 and can […]

Special Oxnard meeting on Ethics tonight- yes, ETHICS!

Special Oxnard meeting on Ethics tonight- yes, ETHICS!

By Larry Stein Editor’s note: Oxnard residents and officials are disturbed by past ethics violations. The current City Council has resolved to do something about it. One of those things was ethics training, for which they hired  a consultant to help them with. Then, the idea to involve the public in the process was raised, […]

Shop Locally on Small Business Saturday

Shop Locally on Small Business Saturday

Press Release Shop Locally on Small Business Saturday Dear Friend, Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities. Patronizing small businesses supports the local economy and keeps our neighborhoods thriving. That’s why my family and I are joining millions of Americans on Small Business Saturday (November 30) by shopping at our local small businesses. To […]

Court Rules Against CA Bullet Train Authority

Court Rules Against CA Bullet Train Authority

Viewpoint Taxpayers received good news this morning when Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny denied the State permission to put taxpayers in debt another almost nine billion dollars, which the California High Speed Rail Authority wanted to use on a project not even remotely close to what the State pitched to California voters when they […]

Jeff Gorell Running for Congress in CA-26CD Ventura County

Jeff Gorell Running for Congress in CA-26CD Ventura County

Press Release Assemblyman Jeff Gorell to Run for Congress in Ventura County    The legislator, veteran, educator to focus on breaking Washington gridlock  (Camarillo, CA) California State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell announced today that he intends to run for the House of Representatives in California’s 26th Congressional District. Gorell has opened a committee and begun raising funds for […]

Moorpark nixes new power plant

Moorpark nixes new power plant

By Debra Tash At their November 20, 2013 meeting the Moorpark City Council heard a presentation from representatives of the proposed Amaranto Energy Center.  Amaranto would be a gas-fired simple-cycle power generating facility located just north of the Moorpark West studio project. The gas-fired plant would generate 290 megawatts of power and be next to […]

Senate moves toward maintaining monetary status quo

Senate moves toward maintaining monetary status quo

By George Miller The Senate Finance Committee, in a 14-8 bipartisan vote, approved Janet Yellen, current vice chairwoman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System  (photo-L), Obama’s nominee to replace Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve Chair. A full Senate vote would still be needed to confirm her. Bernanke, a Bush appointee, served through […]