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The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point

By Dotty Pringle   Fisherman’s Wharf, Channel Islands Harbor, in its current un-renovated state. Photo: George Miller/CitizensJournal.us   After studying the online submissions, I believe the majority of comments we have heard about our CI Harbor will absolutely support the point that is made about the community’s feelings on another luxury apartment project (by redeveloping […]

Tuesday: Oppose 400 unit complex in Channel Islands Harbor

Tuesday: Oppose 400 unit complex in Channel Islands Harbor

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The Latino Art & Cultural Center of Oxnard

The Latino Art & Cultural Center of Oxnard

.   By Armando Vazquez, M.Ed. The dream of a Latino Arts and Cultural Center in California began for me in 1973, when a groups of us Chicano college students at California State University Northridge, founded El Jardin de Flor y Canto, an arts and cultural center in the barrio of Pacoima. So began the […]

Residents hold the KEYS to Transform Oxnard into a Premier Art City of California

Residents hold the KEYS to Transform Oxnard into a Premier Art City of California

    By Armando Vazquez, M.Ed.                                    Oxnard is poised to be one of the most innovative, creative and active art cities of California. All we need is to create the critical mass needed to move the community to […]

Oxnard’s Vacant RDA Properties Must be Sold — Turn them into Cultural Centers 

Oxnard’s Vacant RDA Properties Must be Sold — Turn them into Cultural Centers 

. . By Armando Vazquez                                                               The city of Oxnard’s Successor Agency, that was hastily patched together sometime after 2012 by city officials, is the […]

URGENT MEETING re FISHERMAN’S WHARF, THURS, SEPT 29, 2016 AT 6PM

URGENT MEETING re FISHERMAN’S WHARF, THURS, SEPT 29, 2016 AT 6PM

CITY OF OXNARD Harbor TASK FORCE MEETING Regarding City of Oxnard’s Jurisdictional Role in Ventura County’s FISHERMAN’S WHARF APARTMENT PROJECT Thursday, September 29, 2016 6pm at Oxnard Performing Arts Center 800 Hobson Way, off of Wooley Rd & ‘J’ Street Plenty of parking Ventura County Harbor Dept is trying to force CITY OF OXNARD to […]

Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Redevelopment Hits Coastal Commission Snag

Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Redevelopment Hits Coastal Commission Snag

By Tim Pompey The current redevelopment proposal for Fisherman’s Wharf, managed by the Ventura County Harbor Department, and in cooperation with developers Geoff Palmer,Tom Tellefsen & Peter Mullen of Channel Islands Properties, LLC, has been delayed by the California Coastal Commission, primarily over concerns about conflicts with current Oxnard city zoning ordinances and questions regarding […]

Fisherman’s Wharf- Public Land For Public Use!

Fisherman’s Wharf- Public Land For Public Use!

By Dotty Pringle Ventura County wants to Profit from The People! We are absolutely not against development! Please understand it is very important that these  developers or any others that would be involved in a lawsuit. It matters because it is the reason they have a lawsuit against them that we are concerned with. We are frightened […]

Santa Paula: Redevelopment Redux?

Santa Paula: Redevelopment Redux?

By Sheryl Hamlin Clocking in at over five hours, the November 16, 2015 Santa Paula Council meeting included an informational presentation by Mr. Larry Kosmont, CEO of the Kosmont Group of Companies, who reported on the reincarnation of the California Redevelopment Agency (RDA) called the Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District (EIFD). Background Although much of this […]

Governor Jerry Brown revives redevelopment agencies

Governor Jerry Brown revives redevelopment agencies

. Redevelopment is back in California. Four years after Governor Jerry Brown led the effort to eliminate redevelopment agencies, the governor has changed his mind, signing legislation to restore the controversial institutions and their power to use eminent domain. Earlier this month, Gov. Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 2, which grants local governments the power […]

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