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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% […]

Santa Paula Council: Windfalls, Shortfalls and Mysteries

Santa Paula Council: Windfalls, Shortfalls and Mysteries

By Sheryl Hamlin On the day after the 2018 mid-term elections, it was back to business-as-usual for the Santa Paula City council with new and old projects on the agenda, some with financial windfalls to the city while others incomplete. Windfalls $650,000 Sale of Property Community Development Director, James Mason, presented item #21, the sale […]

De la Pena, Engler & Jones Elected to Thousand Oaks City Council

De la Pena, Engler & Jones Elected to Thousand Oaks City Council

By George Miller In a field of 11 candidates, incumbent Claudia Bill de la Pena (19%), Bob Engler (18.78%) and Ed Jones (16.6%) were elected to the Thousand Oaks City Council. Jones is currently City Parks Director and previously held office decades ago.l Losing out were newcomer Kevin McNamee (11.85%), incumbent Joel Price (11.23%) and Tom […]

2018 Voter Guides

2018 Voter Guides

  By George Miller & Debra Tash Regular readers may remember that Citizens Journal publishes candidate/proposition endorsements/recommendations from as many different sources as we can find for Ventura County voters. Here’s the collection for the 2018 general election. We’ll update it as we get more!  Tell us what we missed and where to find it! […]

PH Councilman Jim Hensley Responds to VC Star Editorial

PH Councilman Jim Hensley Responds to VC Star Editorial

By Jim Hensley RE: VC Star Editorial “Vote no on Port Hueneme sales tax increase.”   This is an interesting editorial, some of it on target, some just conjecture presented without examination or investigation.  Councilman Rejecting Beach Front Hotel: I explained in an earlier letter to the editor, initially I assumed two beach hotels would […]

Super Saturday for Oxnard Council Candidate Oplinger

Super Saturday for Oxnard Council Candidate Oplinger

Ken Oplinger for Oxnard District 1 City Council       Friends and Neighbors: We are coming into the final days of this important election, and the momentum is clearly on our side here in the first district!  With the recent endorsement from the VC Reporter and the broad support we are getting from all […]

Camarillo: Ending The Village to Save It?

Camarillo: Ending The Village to Save It?

By Mike Smith I will be voting for all three incumbents of the Camarillo City Council. The fact they voted to keep Camarillo an SB54 Sanctuary City is shameful. However, ‘ending the village to save it’ is not needed or possible for a city like Camarillo. And it is still safer under (Mayor) Craven, Morgan […]

Camarillo Council Candidate Wants Total Building Freeze

Camarillo Council Candidate Wants Total Building Freeze

Daniel Goldberg, if elected, proposed 5-year freeze on new housing   Candidate for Camarillo City Council says the City needs to reevaluate growth strategy. Camarillo, CA – October 18, 2018 – Daniel Goldberg, candidate for Camarillo City Council, states that if elected he would propose a freeze on all new housing developments in the city […]

Santa Paula’s Finances on a Precarious Path | VCTA, Ventura County Taxpayer Association

Santa Paula’s Finances on a Precarious Path | VCTA, Ventura County Taxpayer Association

By Ventura County Taxpayers Association (VCTA)   The City of Santa Paula is in trouble and elected officials don’t appear concerned. For some years now, it has been spending reserves to cover operating losses. Reserves have been depleted to dangerous levels. The five-year budget projects losses even with the benefit of the East Area development. The […]

Ventura’s District 1 City Council Debate Candidates Differentiate Themselves

Ventura’s District 1 City Council Debate Candidates Differentiate Themselves

By Kiana Nordskog   On September 20, 2018, The League of Women Voters hosted a debate between Ventura’s district one’s city council candidates, Irene V. Henry, Marco Cuevas, Kevin Clerici, and Sofia Rubalcava. Henry, a businesswoman, emphasized connecting west side to the beach and downtown by making the trolley route longer and capping the freeway. […]

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