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Port Hueneme City Council Votes Against Stronger Water Quality Study

Port Hueneme City Council Votes Against Stronger Water Quality Study

By Tom Dunn  . On Monday night, 10/3/16, several SS4 (beach condos) residents were at the Port Hueneme City Council meeting Many were appalled at the vote of the council to vote down a much-needed comprehensive water study to improve PH water delivery system, water quality and public health, safety and welfare. (Agenda item 8: AUTHORIZATION TO […]

Yes, a GOP Delegate Revolt is Possible

Yes, a GOP Delegate Revolt is Possible

By Thomas L Knapp Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee,  is heading toward July’s national party convention with a majority of delegates (as “bound” by state primaries and caucuses) in hand. But ever since it became clear that he would garner that majority, both he and the GOP leadership have spent a good […]

Californians Overwhelmingly Support New Local Bonds and Taxes

Californians Overwhelmingly Support New Local Bonds and Taxes

Boehner resignation: chance to save Americans’ sovereignty: House should choose a new speaker outside of its ranks

By Alan Keyes, September 28, 2015 As my readers know, I’ve been working on a column that details a strategy for the 2016 election with which the American people can reclaim leadership initiative they are supposed to have in America’s political life. That strategy involves, first of all, taking the Constitution as it is written as […]

House Iran vote expected on 9/11 anniversary?

House Iran vote expected on 9/11 anniversary?

By George Miller The Iran nuclear deal is up in the air right now. Normally, an agreement like this would be a treaty, requiring a 2/3 Senate majority to ratify, per the US Constitution. For unknown reasons, a bipartisan bill to circumvent that process, known as “The (Republican Senator) Corker bill was substituted, which would make […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Greek Austerity

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Greek Austerity

  Last week Greece defaulted on its debt to the IMF. On Sunday Greek voters said “no” to more austerity from the IMF. Surging socialist candidate Bernie Sanders applauds the Greeks for rejecting austerity from the Euro ruling class. Economics writer Stephen Moore says Greece needs less socialism and more privitization. The banks are shutting down […]

Oxnard Council will try to pass budget Tuesday

Oxnard Council will try to pass budget Tuesday

By George Miller After months of wrangling over budget priorities and agonizing on what staff and consultants say would be a $12.8 million deficit at current spending rates, Oxnard is now at the crossroads. By state law, budgets must be passed by the end of June or the proposed budget is enacted by default. The […]

Assemblyman Scott Wilk just ‘phones’ it in

Assemblyman Scott Wilk just ‘phones’ it in

Apparently men really can’t multitask, at least, when voting on a 117.5 billion dollar budget.  Local Assemblyman Scott Wilk, whose 38th District covers part of Simi Valley, was on Facebook while placing his vote for the current California budget.  He voted, yes, the only Republican to do so, all because he was distracted on Facebook.  […]

House gives Obama trade vote do-over

House gives Obama trade vote do-over

Oxnard, Ventura County, release proposed new 10 year Channel Islands Harbor agreement

Oxnard, Ventura County, release proposed new 10 year Channel Islands Harbor agreement

By George Miller Channel Islands Harbor’s 50+ year-old management agreement between Oxnard and senior partner Ventura County, which owns the harbor and land and makes the development decisions via the Board of Supervisors, is up for renewal. A year and a half of negotiations has produced only a few compromises. So far, no major breakthroughs are evident […]

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