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Oxnard Mayor Pro Tempore Carmen Ramirez Named to National EPA Advisory Committee

Oxnard Mayor Pro Tempore Carmen Ramirez Named to National EPA Advisory Committee

Oxnard, California – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has appointed Oxnard Mayor Pro Tempore Carmen Ramirez to the Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC). The 33-member LGAC helps the EPA develop strong partnerships with local governments to provide more efficient and effective environmental protection at the community, state, and federal level. “As Mayor Pro Tem, I am […]

Reporting On Sanctuary State, Patriot or Rebel? | Week One

Reporting On Sanctuary State, Patriot or Rebel? | Week One

Monday night in Simi Valley. Regrettably I was the only one who was willing to speak who showed up on time! Thank you to those who attended, your presence made an impact. They were not expecting a call to stand up and be Patriots, they chose to be cowards. The response from the Council was; […]

Oxnard Special Recall Election Candidate Forum: 3-28-18

Oxnard Special Recall Election Candidate Forum: 3-28-18

By George Miller The last candidate forum before the May 1 Oxnard special recall election was held by The League of Women Voters on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. What set this debate apart from others is that recall initiator Aaron Starr and his wife Alicia Percell were allowed by the organizers to first state their […]

Oxnard to set Council recall election date on 1-23-18

Oxnard to set Council recall election date on 1-23-18

By George Miller A recall petition was initiated by Aaron Starr. 68,000 signatures were gathered for the recall of Mayor Flynn, Mayor Pro-Tem Carmen Ramirez, Councilmen Oscar madrigal and Bert Perello. Most signatures were verified and the city is now compelled to call a recall election, which will be addressed at the 1-23-18 meeting. Initiators […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration – Ventura County | An Open Letter

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration – Ventura County | An Open Letter

  By Deborah Baber Savalla   Dear Honorable Members of the MLK Committee of Ventura County, Neighbors, Friends, and Fellow County Residents, I moved here four years ago to live full time after being in New York City for over 30 years.Yesterday was my first Martin Luther King Day celebration experience in Ventura County. It was […]

Oxnard City Council Recall | A Message To Supporters

Oxnard City Council Recall | A Message To Supporters

Aaron Starr | Oxnard Recall   It’s official! On Friday, December 29 we received word from the Ventura County Registrar of Voters that our four recall petitions to remove Oxnard Mayor Flynn and Councilmembers Ramirez, Madrigal and Perello from office all qualified for the ballot.… EASILY. This makes Oxnard the largest city to see a […]

Oxnard Council recallers stalked

Oxnard Council recallers stalked

By George Miller Recent street incidents between opponents of the Oxnard City Council recall and its supporters highlight a hard fought and sometimes nasty campaign unfolding. As promised, Aaron Starr of Oxnard Recall (Facebook) initiated a recall of four City Council members who voted to raise wastewater rates: Mayor Tim Flynn, Mayor Pro-Tem Carmen Ramirez, […]

Oxnard passes watered down sanctuary “safe” city resolution

Oxnard passes watered down sanctuary “safe” city resolution

By George Miller On Tuesday, July 25, the Oxnard City Council passed a watered down “sanctuary city” resolution, which they re-labeled “safe” city. Essentially, it is a slightly modified version of a policy put in effect by Police Chief Scott Whitney months ago, with the agreement of the Council. It basically says that the City/police […]

Aaron Starr initiates recall of 4 Oxnard Council members

Aaron Starr initiates recall of 4 Oxnard Council members

By George Miller Aaron Starr of activist group Moving Oxnard Forward vowed to start a recall process of any Oxnard City Council member who voted for the proposed wastewater rate increase of 5.25% per year for 5 years, in addition to the 35% increase already levied and upheld by a stay on the Measure M […]

CPUC: Oxnard Power Plant Moves Forward and Santa Barbara Plant Denied

CPUC: Oxnard Power Plant Moves Forward and Santa Barbara Plant Denied

By Sheryl Hamlin The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) took two actions regarding gas fired power plants in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Consent Calendar In the consent calendar, a request for Mandalay 3 was denied by the Commission and a contract at Ellwood in Goleta was approved through 2018. These are known as Resource […]

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