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New Oxnard Chief Financial Officer resigns

New Oxnard Chief Financial Officer resigns

by George Miller This is a shocker: Well-regarded CFO Joseph Lillio resigned after only a few months on the job. He was bedeviled with a very challenging situation of financial records which can’t even be reconciled by a high-powered team of his staff, outside consultants and auditors. At a recent meeting of the fiscal policy task […]

Grounded trawler Day Island dismantled in Ventura

Grounded trawler Day Island dismantled in Ventura

by George Miller The grounded trawler Day Island was signed over to the state by the uninsured owner who allowed the grounding to happen. The Ventura Fire Dept. made sure that hazardous materials, such as diesel fuel, were quickly removed. We had heard that a tug was supposed to salvage the craft the following night, […]

Grounded trawler Day Island to be broken up and removed

Grounded trawler Day Island to be broken up and removed

by George Miller Last we heard, the Day Island had not broken up and is still being pounded by surf on the beach, but not as large. It has to be the most photographed boat of the year. Local photographer/artist Jim Englund of Port Hueneme took this photo below, on his high-end Canon digital camera […]

More on Ventura Pier closure, damage- Restaurants OPEN; Road closures, sandbags

More on Ventura Pier closure, damage- Restaurants OPEN; Road closures, sandbags

City of Ventura Ventura Pier is closed due to damage from high surf; residents are advised to avoid the ocean during dangerous high surf conditions Due to high surf conditions early this morning, the Ventura Police Department evacuated the few citizens who were on the Ventura Pier and closed it to the public at approximately […]

Amazing Ventura, Oxnard & Morro Bay surf/flooding photos

Amazing Ventura, Oxnard & Morro Bay surf/flooding photos

By George Miller There is very powerful surf on the beaches this week, closing the Ventura Pier, flooding portions of Oxnard Shores, Ventura beach areas and prompting advisories all along the coast. Our photo correspondent and ocean guardian David Pu’u sent us these epic photos for your enjoyment!  More below that from Oxnard resident and photographer […]

What is a Kinetic Sculpture Race?

What is a Kinetic Sculpture Race?

Oxnard holds second Townhall- accomplishments, hopes, challenges, plans, vision discussed

Oxnard holds second Townhall- accomplishments, hopes, challenges, plans, vision discussed

By George Miller Oxnard held its second TownHall in recent memory Wednesday night, 9-2-15 at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. It addressed some serious financial and organizational challenges, as well as heartening highlights and opportunities. The event was run by the Inter-Neighborhood Council Organizations (INCO), organized and run by residents. Its purpose was to provide an overview of […]

Video of CICA Forum: Upcoming Channel Islands Harbor Development Projects

Video of CICA Forum: Upcoming Channel Islands Harbor Development Projects

Bella Donna tears up Hueneme Festival

Bella Donna tears up Hueneme Festival

By RE Adams So it was about 5 maybe 6 years ago, my wife and I decided to spend the afternoon at the beach, something we do often throughout the year, especially when the weather is beautiful.  We found ourselves in Port Hueneme and stumbled upon the Port Hueneme Beach Festival… so what the heck. […]

Kayak Kruizin’ Anacapa Island

Kayak Kruizin’ Anacapa  Island
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