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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 […]

Assuring grid reliability in California — a view from Commissioner Randolph

Assuring grid reliability in California — a view from Commissioner Randolph

    By Liane M. Randolph The following is a viewpoint by Commissioner Liane M. Randolph of the California Public Utilities Commission. On Feb. 28, 2018, my fellow Commissioners and I received a letter from NRG California South, which operates 11 natural-gas fired power plants in the state. The letter stated that NRG intended to “shut down and […]

Area Christmas lights

Area Christmas lights

By George Miller                       Channel Islands Harbor Parade of Lights By George Miller- Every year on the second Saturday in December, the most motivated local boaters compete in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Parade of Lights, a pageant of decorated, lighted boats of all sizes. This year’s […]

Major $60MM Oxnard seawall repair project still underway

Major $60MM Oxnard seawall repair project still underway

By George Miller Seawalls built in the 1970’s have required major repairs once before. Now, more work is needed, so a major project is in progress which will cost an estimated $60-80 million. The seawalls are actually owned by Oxnard, which says that homewowners should pay, so negotiations have been “interesting.” ____________________________________________________ George Miller is […]

Oxnard City Council 4-9-13: Soccer, Homeless, Class Warfare- Oh, My!

Oxnard City Council 4-9-13: Soccer, Homeless, Class Warfare- Oh, My!

Above: Council: Ramirez, (Mayor) Flynn, McDonald, Padilla By George Miller, Citizens Journal Oxnard, CA 4-10-13 Oxnard City Council http://www.ci.oxnard.ca.us/ Info: Agenda Video minutes later here: http://oxnard.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=46 Nearly 200 people packed the council chamber and much of the hallway on Tuesday night, as a (too) busy agenda of activities unfolded. Soccer advocates laid out the shortage […]