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Public Works Update for Port Hueneme

Public Works Update for Port Hueneme

   Tom Dunn is a Port Hueneme resident who is publisher of Port Hueneme News, a digital newspaper (facebook @huenemenews)  and host of  “Hello Port Hueneme” a video interview show about people, places and things in Port Hueneme. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE  

Ventura County Public Works Agency Announces Employee of the Year Winners

Ventura County Public Works Agency Announces Employee of the Year Winners

(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – June 13, 2018 – 2018 has been a great year for Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA). After their highly successful VCPWA Public Works Week event on May 22, they are excited to share the news about their outstanding VCPWA employees who have been selected as Employee of the Year, combining […]

Santa Paula: Pavement Management Plan Working Session

Santa Paula: Pavement Management Plan Working Session

 By Sheryl Hamlin Former Acting Public Works Manager Butch Britt synthesized a complex topic (many sources of funding, different contingencies, many states of failure, and intersecting levels of government regulation) into a 30 minute presentation on Monday, May 7, 2018. Start with the Underlying Data A Public Works team input all of the streets within […]

First Fire, Now Water — Ojai City Council Meeting January 9, 2018

First Fire, Now Water — Ojai City Council Meeting  January 9, 2018

By Jay Murphy Before this year’s first City Council meeting a joint session was held with the Planning Commission and as usual, it proved to be lively. This reporter has noted in the past of some tension between the two bodies and this session was no different. The back and forth seemed to be about […]

Oxnard Street Resurfacing Projects to Continue in Oxnard Throughout the Year

Oxnard Street Resurfacing Projects to Continue in Oxnard Throughout the Year

Oxnard, California – Residents in the Redwood neighborhood are about to get their streets redone as part of an ongoing suite of street resurfacing projects approved by the Oxnard City Council. Fourteen residential neighborhoods were approved under the project based on a 2012 pavement assessment report. Street resurfacing work in the other remaining 13 neighborhoods has […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency disaster simulation training ensures county-wide state of storm readiness

Ventura County Public Works Agency disaster simulation training ensures county-wide state of storm readiness

  Even in drought years, severe floods happen: preparation helps save lives and property. The Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) conducted Storm Day, an annual disaster simulation drill, on Nov. 1, which focused on preparation for flooding stemming from a natural disaster and infrastructure damage. Storm Day 2017 simulated a severe storm of several […]

Oxnard Budget meeting 6-7-17

Oxnard Budget meeting 6-7-17

By George Miller There was a another budget hearing on Wednesday, 6-7-17., following the previous Monday session. Covered were: Public Works, City Clerk, City Manager, Public Works- Water, Wastewater/Stormwater, maintenance, Environmental Services, Finance, Cultural Services, Measure O There was a budget hearing on 6-13-17 and  a vote on the budget is planned for the 6-20-17 meeting. […]

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part Three

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part Three

By Tim Pompey Ventura County Water Agencies Discuss Stormwater Capture County Supervisor Steve Bennett County Supervisor Steve Bennett has been active in environmental concerns in the county, particularly with the SOAR (Save Open Space and Agricultural Resources) initiative According to Bennett, the county has been very active in supporting rain barrels and hosting discounted barrel […]

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part Two

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part Two

By Tim Pompey Ventura County Water Agencies Discuss Stormwater Capture West County Most of the western county’s water supply comes from the watershed of the Ventura river and is stored in Lake Casitas. Casitas, like other local reservoirs, has suffered greatly from the drought. In the City of Ventura, Tully Clifford, the Public Works Director […]

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part One

Harvesting the Rain in Ventura County – Part One

By Tim Pompey Ventura County Water Agencies Discuss Stormwater Capture The Question Tell me if you’ve ever wondered about this question: Now that the rains have returned, why don’t we work harder to capture some of this water that we see rushing down rivers and creeks and out to the ocean? It’s a good question […]

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