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Simi City Council Forced to Change to “District Voting” | Follows Other CA Cities

Simi City Council Forced to Change to “District Voting” | Follows Other CA Cities

By Kevin Harris The Simi Valley City Council appears reluctantly poised to adopt a new, “by district” form of voting system, in response to a demand letter received earlier this month from the same lawyer who has already forced several other California cities to do the same. This was the conclusion reached after Monday night’s Simi […]

Oxnard City Council sets recall election schedule, receives CAFR report and more

Oxnard City Council sets recall election schedule, receives CAFR report and more

By George Miller The most important item at the 1-23-18 Oxnard City Council meeting was setting a May 1, 2018 date for the recall election and related discussions.  Nominations start THIS Thursday, January 25. Story appears further down below. Auditors and staff presented what they say was a”clean audit,” with most disastrous findings of the […]

Oxnard City Council: La Dolce Vita restaurant fights for turf; Council Recall discussed; City Lobbying; Fire Dept. review; Trash deal trashed

Oxnard City Council: La Dolce Vita restaurant fights for turf; Council Recall discussed; City Lobbying; Fire Dept. review; Trash deal trashed

By George Miller Report on the 1-9-18 Oxnard City Council meeting. La Dolce Vita restaurant building sale approved; Council Recall signatures discussed; City Lobbying plan semi-presented;  Fire Dept review presented; Trash bin deal approved; Osuna out as Asst. CM; Whitney is officially Interim CM; Oxnard crime down 11% NAME DATE DURATION AGENDA MINUTES VIDEO City […]

Oxnard Residents | Special City Council Meeting 1/3/18 | Election Redistricting

Oxnard Residents | Special City Council Meeting 1/3/18 | Election Redistricting

The second meeting by the Oxnard City Council to hear from the public on redistricting is scheduled for WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2018 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the South Oxnard Community Center at 200 East Bard Street. The purpose of the meeting is to  discuss proposed district voting and what is being done/proposed […]

Does Oxnard press release misrepresent Council vote on district voting?

Does Oxnard press release misrepresent Council vote on district voting?

By George Miller   Oxnard put out a press release yesterday that the Council had decided to go to district level voting for Council seats, that the process was now underway to do so and was done under the threat of litigation which would almost certainly prevail.  That is not exactly the truth, which we’ll […]

Oxnard votes to consider district election of Council Members

Oxnard votes to consider district election of Council Members

By George Miller On Monday 11-27-17, the Oxnard City Council, in a special meeting, discussed and voted unanimously for consideration of transitioning to a district-based representation system on the council, instead of the current at-large elections of five Council members and a Mayor. They then voted to hire a demographer to help set up equitable […]

Oxnard to meet on council district voting- fears litigation

Oxnard to meet on council district voting- fears litigation

By Phil Molina News affecting every registered voter in Oxnard, businesses, employees, and the public. Just learned this morning that the City Council will hold a special Council meeting on November the 27th to discuss and vote on whether to set up council-manic districts. The decision for Council that night will be whether to move […]