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Oxnard Council Mulls East Village & Portofino Developments; Approves More Police Benefits ; Amends Industrial Zoning

Oxnard Council Mulls East Village & Portofino Developments; Approves More Police Benefits ; Amends Industrial Zoning

By George Miller On 3-19-19, the Oxnard Council: heard a proposal for a joint use project between the high school district and a residential/commercial developer; touted April 12 Oxnard  Job Fair; heard status of East Village Development Project; had some reservations about the Portofino Place Residential Development Project; approved health care benefits increases for Oxnard Peace Officers Association […]

Oxnard moves on Tourism Marketing, farmworker housing, Citizen Advisory Group Overhaul

Oxnard moves on Tourism Marketing, farmworker housing, Citizen Advisory Group Overhaul

By George Miller At the 3-5-19 Oxnard Council meeting, the Council revamped the Citizen Advisory Group structure, established a tourism marketing district, omitting small hotels at their own request, approved a thirteen home development in the Wilson neighborhood, and agreed to the Villa Las Brisas Renovation Project for farmworker housing. They also commended 4 businesses for […]

Oxnard Council Continues Its Progressive Push Against Oil/Gas, Gun Shows

Oxnard Council Continues Its Progressive Push Against Oil/Gas, Gun Shows

By George Miller After a roaring start this year pushing what has been described as a “PC agenda,” the Oxnard Council continued at its 2-19-19 meeting, with attacks on gun shows and oilgas extraction, led by Mayor Pro Tem Ramirez. In each case, the city has no jurisdiction, but attempted to pass feelgood (a term […]

Oxnard Treasurer’s Investment Committee Meeting- Lessons for Almost Any City

Oxnard Treasurer’s Investment Committee Meeting- Lessons for Almost Any City

By George Miller Oxnard Treasurer Phil Molina held a public City Treasurer’s Investment Committee meeting on 1-16-19. Unfortunately, this writer and a broker/consultant presenter were the only non-official attendees. Present were Molina, Consulting Expert to CDIAC (California Debt & Investment Advisory Committee) Kevin Webb, Assistant Treasurer Eden Alomeri, New CFO Kevin Riper, Citizen Committee Member Alphe […]

Conservative “Hater” Outed

Conservative “Hater” Outed

By George Miller Yes, the Progressive Globalists are right- I am indeed  a “Hater.” I Hate totalitarianism. I Hate Communism, Socialism & Progressivism, which are only a few degrees apart. I Hate Political Correctness and its accompanying absurd :virtue signalling.” I Hate the phony manmade  Global Warming/Climate Change lying absurdity and its tragic diversion of […]

Oxnard Mayor Flynn, Mayor Pro-Tem Ramirez Steamroll Opponents + Other Council Races

Oxnard Mayor Flynn, Mayor Pro-Tem Ramirez Steamroll Opponents + Other Council Races

By George Miller Mayor: Incumbent Tim Flynn (51.97%) once again crushed all opponents, including three time Council candidate and thorn in his side Aaron Starr (29.67%) and Mario Quintana. He has had to work overtime at it, as the Mayor only has a two-year term and he had the additional challenge of fending off a […]

Ventura County and Nearby Areas Congress/Assembly Race Status

Ventura County and Nearby Areas Congress/Assembly Race Status

By George Miller CD 26 third term incumbent, former State Senator and teacher Julia Brownley is handily defeating (59.5%- 40.5%) opponent actor/model Antonio Sabato Jr. so far. Sabato barely edged out Republican opponent, disabled war vet, USAF Major, war college professor and retired CPA Jeff Burum in the primary, although supported by key party elite, […]

Control of Conejo Unified School Board Shifts

Control of Conejo Unified School Board Shifts

By George Miller In a hotly competitive race, new candidates took over the Conejo Valley Unified School Board. Incumbent Mike Dunn, who pushed parental control and was censured for pressuring a left wing blogger opponent, is out, after many years. Cindy Goldberg (20.21%), Jenny Fitzgerald (18.42%) and and Bill Gorback (17.14%) are ahead so far.  […]

Oxnard Rams Through New Committee Management System & 100% Clean Power “Default” Option

Oxnard Rams Through New Committee Management System & 100% Clean Power “Default” Option

By George Miller At the October 23, 2018 Oxnard City Council meeting, an alliance of City Council and staff members pushed through a new committee management structure/system, which they said would result in shorter meetings (disputed) , more public participation (disputed) and streamlined approval of votes- but also much less content/detail in regular council meetings.  […]

County Govt Center Displays Controversial Political Art Exhibition in Election Season

County Govt Center Displays Controversial Political Art Exhibition in Election Season

By George Miller We received four complaints (in a section later in this article) in a 24 hour period about a new Ventura County Arts Council  exhibit at the Ventura County Government Center, at 800 South Victoria Avenue in Ventura. The material in contention was displayed on the ground and third floor atrium in the […]

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