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Mending Mental Health in Ventura County

Mending Mental Health in Ventura County

    By Lori Denman-Underhill It is known by many, if not all in Ventura County, that there is a severe lack of services available to those suffering from mental health issues. The lack of facilities and services available to those persons with mental health issues, specifically under a 5150 hold, is noteworthy and should […]

The Channel Islands Harbor Water Circulation Saga

The Channel Islands Harbor Water Circulation Saga

By George Miller When the Oxnard City Council and various NGO’s scrambled to shut down Oxnard’s power plants, seemingly at any cost and blocked a state of the art clean gas plant replacement, something got lost in the shuffle. Unbeknownst to 99+% of local people, the old plant’s cooling system sucked millions of gallons of […]

Ventura Farmers’ Market at Pacific View Mall to Close for Fourth of July Holiday

Ventura Farmers’ Market at Pacific View Mall to Close for Fourth of July Holiday

The Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association will close its Wednesday Ventura Farmers’ Market held at the Pacific View Mall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in celebration of the Fourth of July holiday.  All other markets will remain open. For more information, call 805-529-6266, or visit the website at www.vccfarmersmarkets.com. About the Ventura County […]

Ventura | Budget and Year-Round Homeless Shelter Move Forward

Ventura | Budget and Year-Round Homeless Shelter Move Forward

By Lori Denman-Underhill The Ventura City Council meeting on June 18 was lengthy, which included the passing of the Fiscal Year 2018 to 2019 budget and also allocated funds to create a year-round shelter. At this meeting, there were no announcements or special presentations. Councilmember Mike Tracy was absent and there was one reportable item this […]

Celebrate a Ventura Strong 4th of July

Celebrate a Ventura Strong 4th of July

Ventura Strong. There is no better theme for this year’s 4th of July Street Fair, held upon numerous local streets of Ventura’s Downtown Cultural District. The 43rd annual fair on Wednesday, July 4 starts at 10am on Palm Street with the band Love Handles. The music continues nonstop on Palm, Oak, Mission and California Streets until 5pm. […]

Now Channel Islands Harbor will be stagnant as a Result of the Mandalay Power Plant Shut Down

Now Channel Islands Harbor will be stagnant as a Result of the Mandalay Power Plant Shut Down

Editor’s Note: Citizens Journal previously warned the public and Oxnard Council about the reduced Channel Islands harbor water circulation if the Mandalay power plant liquid cooling system shut down. Now we are there. This will likely be a topic of discussion on Wednesday eve at 6 PM at the Channel Islands Neighborhood Council meeting at […]

Ribbon Cutting for Hard-Fought New Oxnard Kiddie Beach Paddle Craft Launch Lane

Ribbon Cutting for Hard-Fought New Oxnard Kiddie Beach Paddle Craft Launch Lane

By George Miller Today (6-15-18), County District 5 Supervisor John Zaragosa and staff put on a festive celebration of victory on the approval to finally establish a temporary 25′ wide launch/landing lane for paddle/”human-powered” craft at Oxnard’s Kiddie Beach, at the foot of Victoria Avenue. Zaragosa/staff, harbor personnel and organizations that have worked on achieving this […]

City Council Candidates Urged to Apply

City Council Candidates Urged to Apply

By Lori Denman-Underhill Think you have what it takes to be on Ventura’s City Council? Interested candidates are urged to visit City Hall and pick up application paperwork in July and August. The mayor and all council members were present for this regular meeting, held on June 11. Special presentations opened up the meeting and […]

Diagnosing Homelessness | Quality Of Life in the City of San Buenaventura!

Diagnosing Homelessness | Quality Of Life in the City of San Buenaventura!

By Lori Denman-Underhill Nothing matters more in life than feeling safe in one’s own community. Knowing the government provides full and fair enforcement of the law, ensuring the health and safety of community residents is paramount. The Activist group, Quality of Life Ventura, QOL, believes these rights are not supported by two entities – Ventura […]

Channel Islands Harbor Presents Free Concerts by the Sea

Channel Islands Harbor Presents Free Concerts by the Sea

Free summer concert series to be held at Peninsula Park  Channel Islands Harbor is holding its annual Concerts by the Sea each Saturday from June 30 – Aug. 25. Each performance in the free summer concert series will be held from 4-6 p.m. at Peninsula Park, 3401 Peninsula Road, Oxnard at Channel Islands Harbor, next to the […]