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Assemblyman Scott Wilk just ‘phones’ it in

Assemblyman Scott Wilk just ‘phones’ it in

Apparently men really can’t multitask, at least, when voting on a 117.5 billion dollar budget.  Local Assemblyman Scott Wilk, whose 38th District covers part of Simi Valley, was on Facebook while placing his vote for the current California budget.  He voted, yes, the only Republican to do so, all because he was distracted on Facebook.  […]

Governor Jerry Brown “Water in the West”

Governor Jerry Brown “Water in the West”

Inaugurating the “California Conversation Series”, USC and the Los Angeles Times welcomed Governor Brown for a one-on-one discussion about water. Held at USC on June 9, 2015, seats could have been obtained on-line and questions submitted prior to the “conversation” as well. Fortunately, the event was streamed live for viewers around the world to watch. […]

Grand Jury recommends major changes in fire department response doctrine

Grand Jury recommends major changes in fire department response doctrine

By George Miller It seems that lots of municipalities and service districts are soul-searching over spending these days. Oxnard is going through a major budget crisis and public safety will likely be impacted. The question is, can they get more bang for the buck at current expense levels and even at lower levels of spending?  Our San […]

Refugio Oil Spill response status- 6-4-15

Refugio Oil Spill response status- 6-4-15

By David Pu’u Report by: Refugio Response Joint Information Center Note- these numbers are cumulative Refugio Response Snapshot: June 4, 2015 Figures on this page reflect incident status report for daily period 07:00am – 06:59am Date June 1 June 2 June 3 June 4 June 5 Wildlife – cumulative totals Birds recovered – live 57  58 […]

CA Controller Finds Lack of Finance Authority Oversight by Association of Bay Area Governments: Possible misuse of funds

CA Controller Finds Lack of Finance Authority  Oversight by Association of Bay Area Governments: Possible misuse of funds

Editors Note: Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) is Northern California’s equivalent to our governing body here, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) State Controller Betty T. Yee today announced the results of her team’s review of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), finding that a lack of internal controls in administration of an […]

CA Senate votes to let undocumented immigrants buy health insurance

CA Senate votes to let undocumented immigrants buy health insurance

CA Legislation affecting hunting & fishing

CA Legislation affecting hunting & fishing

By Gaines & Associates This is a periodic report produced by Gaines & Associates, illness which monitors California state legislative activity impacting hunting & fishing, price with an objective of protecting sportsmen’s rights.   Click for Current Report- April 2, 2015  Current Report- April 2, 2015     _________________________ Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing […]

Local Water Agencies lose tiered rates while mandated to conserve

Local Water Agencies lose tiered rates while mandated to conserve

On Monday April 21st, 2015 an appeals court ruled against San Juan Capistrano’s tiered water rates.  Local agencies in Ventura County use tiered rates.  These are based on usage from the same period the prior year. If consumers exceed last year’s usage, they are bumped up a tier and are charged at a higher rate. […]

Katcho Achadjian Announces Candidacy for  24th Congressional District

Katcho Achadjian Announces Candidacy for  24th Congressional District

    What:    Katcho Achadjian announces run for 24th Congressional District When:   Friday, April 17th Time:     11:00 AM Where:  Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens 1100 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara Who:      Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian   Community members and supporters: Brooks Firestone, Former Assemblyman and Santa Barbara County Supervisor Steve Lavagnino, Santa Barbara […]

Water in California—What You’re Really Using

Water in California—What You’re Really Using

By Jeffrey Mount, ambulance Emma Freeman, tadalafil and Jay Lund   Water in California is shared across three main sectors. Statewide, vialis 40mg average water use is roughly 50% environmental, 40% agricultural, and 10% urban. However, the percentage of water use by sector varies dramatically across regions and between wet and dry years. Some of […]