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Whale Watching Season Has Begun at Channel Islands Harbor

Whale Watching Season Has Begun at Channel Islands Harbor

OXNARD, Calif.—Channel Islands Harbor celebrates the migration of the Pacific Gray Whale with its Annual Celebration of the Whales. Each winter, these enchanting whales migrate through the Santa Barbara Channel on their way to the lagoons of Mexico, where the females will give birth. Whale watching excursions to the Channel Islands National Park are offered daily from […]

Oxnard Approves Harbor Water Problem Testing/Analysis & Planning; Finalizes New Controversial Committee System

Oxnard Approves Harbor Water Problem Testing/Analysis & Planning;  Finalizes New Controversial Committee System

By George Miller Agenda items  J-2&3- The Council finalized, but not without major public dissent, via the consent agenda, the “Sunshine ordinance” for added transparency and the new committee meeting approach approved with contention at the last meeting on October 23 (ref .10-23 meeting report below): Oxnard Rams Through New Committee Management System & 100% […]

The latest on the Channel Islands Harbor vote – TOMORROW 11/13!

The latest on the Channel Islands Harbor vote – TOMORROW 11/13!

PLEASE READ: The latest on the Channel Islands Harbor vote – TOMORROW 11/13 at City Council Meeting!   Greetings from the Channel Islands Neighborhood Council (C.I.N.C.), If you live on the harbor in the communities of Mandalay Bay, Harbour Island, Seabridge or Westport (Channel Islands Neighborhood Council) you are about to be taxed for the […]

53rd Annual Holiday Parade of Lights at Channel Islands Harbor – December 8

53rd Annual Holiday Parade of Lights at Channel Islands Harbor – December 8

Channel Islands Harbor kicks off the holidays with its 53rd annual holiday Parade of Lights, noon – 8 p.m., Dec. 8, beginning with the parade at 7 p.m. This year’s parade theme is “Heroes on Holiday.” Everyone is invited to enjoy a full day of holiday activities and watch festively decorated boats in the parade while listening […]

Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Hikianalia to Visit Channel Islands Harbor

Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Hikianalia to Visit Channel Islands Harbor

Oxnard, CA – After a 2,800-mile voyage from Hawaiʻi to California using traditional non-instrument navigation, solar and wind-powered Polynesian voyaging canoe Hikianalia and her crew will sail into Ventura County making stops along the way including the Channel Islands Harbor, Oct. 10-14.  The canoe made its first landfall at Half Moon Bay on Sept. 10, […]

LA Water Quality Control Board Shoots Down Pumping Permit Extension While C.I. Harbor Stagnates

LA Water Quality Control Board Shoots Down Pumping Permit Extension While C.I. Harbor Stagnates

By George Miller Actually, the city helped to cause this water quality problem in its headlong rush to stop NRG, without suficient regard to the many consequences of tax revenues, jobs, backup power, civic improvements and oh, yeah, harbor water circulation. We warned the Council, staff and residents repeatedly, to no avail. Now, Channel Islands […]

Where Business Meets the Sand | How $159 Million Benefits Oxnard at the Channel Islands Harbor

Where Business Meets the Sand | How $159 Million Benefits Oxnard at the Channel Islands Harbor

By: Stacy Miller, Chair of the Board of Directors, Oxnard Chamber of Commerce  Would you be surprised to learn that the businesses and tenants of Channel Islands Harbor had a total economic impact of more than $159 million in 2016 (direct and indirect), according to a report recently published by the California Economic Forecast? Our […]

Oxnard Councilman Perello Pursues Channel Islands Harbor Water Quality Solution

Oxnard Councilman Perello Pursues Channel Islands Harbor Water Quality Solution

By George Miller For over a half century, Oxnard Channel Islands Harbor water cleanliness was enhanced  by the massive water cooling pumps of the NRG power plant, which was shut down in March, after prolonged opposition from environmentalists and NIMBY’s. Many millions of gallons daily were drawn out of the harbor to cool the half-gigawatt […]

Update | Oxnard Installs Aerators in Channel Islands Harbor

Update | Oxnard Installs Aerators in Channel Islands Harbor

Oxnard, California – As part of Oxnard’s ongoing response to the recent water issues at the Channel Islands Harbor, six aerators were installed on the ocean floor at the northeast corner of the Seabridge Public Marina on July 26. The aerators will be continuously releasing compressed air into the area. From the shore, bubbles can be […]

Channel Islands Harbor Earns TripAdvisor’s 2018 Certificate of Excellence

Channel Islands Harbor Earns TripAdvisor’s 2018 Certificate of Excellence

Oxnard, Calif. – Channel Islands Harbor has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, the Ventura County Harbor Department announced. The achievement celebrates businesses and destinations that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. This marks the second year in a row the Harbor has received the award. Ventura County owns […]

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