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California’s Homeless Spending and Policies Have Only Worsened the Epidemic

California’s Homeless Spending and Policies Have Only Worsened the Epidemic

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Thanks to Gray Davis as governor, the people of California paid excessive sums for gas and energy.  Thanks to Guv Brown, farmers did not have enough water—and the price of food went up.  Plus, we were forced to import food into this State.  Housing shortage—look at […]

‘Medieval’ Diseases Flare As Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate

‘Medieval’ Diseases Flare As Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate

    Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Jennifer Millar keeps trash bags and hand sanitizer near her tent, and she regularly pours water mixed with hydrogen peroxide on the sidewalk nearby. Keeping herself and the patch of concrete she calls home clean is a top priority. But this homeless encampment off a Hollywood freeway ramp […]

Santa Paula: Homeless and Laws

Santa Paula: Homeless and Laws

By Sheryl Hamlin Santa Paula Police Chief Steve McClean presented an overview of how the SPPD is responding to the homeless situation. He said that five years ago it was gangs; now the department is inundated with calls relating to the homeless. Read a previous report where a group of merchants spoke at council about […]

City of Port Hueneme Purchases Beds for Homeless Shelter

City of Port Hueneme Purchases Beds for Homeless Shelter

The homeless issue in the City of Port Hueneme and City of Oxnard is a concern we have all been dealing with and remains the most demanding call for service amongst our police agencies. The City of Oxnard has recently opened the temporary regional housing shelter at 351 South K Street. One of their identified […]

Update on Port Hueneme Residents’ Top 5 Concerns | Survey

Update on Port Hueneme Residents’ Top 5 Concerns | Survey

1- Smelly Air and Noise – Air quality somewhat better the last couple of weeks due to new chemical treatment at wastewater plant. I drove down Perkins Rd Thursday and could smell some odors right between the two plants. Haven’t had any reports about the noise for a few days. If any smells or noise […]

Gavin Newsom Seeks Millions For Migrants As Homeless Americans Suffer

Gavin Newsom Seeks Millions For Migrants As Homeless Americans Suffer

California Governor Gavin Newson plans on meeting with San Diego leaders and state legislators today as he seeks to house and assist migrants in the San Diego area. According to the Union Tribune, Newsom plans to meet with Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, San Diego County Supervisors Nathan Fletcher and Greg […]

Oxnard Shelter Opening Date Moved Up due to Rain: Will Open Wednesday, 1/30/19, at 5:00 p.m.

Oxnard Shelter Opening Date Moved Up due to Rain: Will Open Wednesday, 1/30/19, at 5:00 p.m.

TO ALL CONCERNED: We am writing to advise that a change has been made to the opening date for the Temporary Emergency Shelter.  Instead of opening on Friday, February 1, 2019, the doors to the TES will open on Wednesday, January 30, at 5:00 p.m., at 351 South “K” Street, Oxnard CA 93030.  This change […]

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government | 2018 In Review

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government | 2018 In Review

“Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it.”  —Winston Churchill Last year was a most transformational year in Ventura’s history. Every aspect of life in Ventura was affected. The city was in the national spotlight, twice. Leadership changed but at a high price. Old ways of doing business didn’t change, though. […]

Two Cats Live Alone in $1,500 Silicon Valley Apartment

Two Cats Live Alone in $1,500 Silicon Valley Apartment

Jon Brown, Contributor    In the latest example of Silicon Valley opulence, two cats are reportedly the sole occupants of a $1,500-per-month studio apartment in the San Francisco Bay Area. The fortunate felines, named Tina and Louise, are the pets of 18-year-old college student Victoria Amith, Mercury News reported. Amith’s father, 43-year-old Troy Good, works for an […]

Helping the Homeless | Make it Count

Helping the Homeless | Make it Count

Volunteerism is growing in popularity every day- almost 25% of all people in California volunteer their time. There are too many benefits to list to becoming a Volunteer but a few include gaining experience, sharing your experience, self esteem boosting, building your resume, keeping your mind active and enriching the lives of others Many Mansions welcomes volunteers […]

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