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Saving Up for Your Kids’ College Tuition

Saving Up for Your Kids’ College Tuition

Column By Drew Allen Whether you are a new parent or already have kids, the time to consider college savings plans is now. You’ll want to choose one and start setting aside funds now since annual tuition can be in the tens of thousands of dollars. Luckily, you can take advantage of compound interest by […]

Oxnard 911 Outage (Now restored)

Oxnard 911 Outage (Now restored)

Press Release The Oxnard PD call center is currently experiencing a 911 outage.  We are working with the phone company to troubleshoot and resolve this issue.  In the meantime, additional officers have been temporarily assigned to patrol the city to increase police visibility. Please call 805-385-7740 for any emergency and non-emergency assistance.   Marc Amon | Commander Oxnard Police […]

CD26 Brownley Trying to Justify Her Impeachment Vote

CD26 Brownley Trying to Justify Her Impeachment Vote

GUEST EDITORIAL By Mark Savalla Response to Julia Brownley letter originally published in the Ventura County Star. Recently Julia Brownley attempted to explain why she voted to impeach President Trump for the second time. (https://juliabrownley.house.gov/rep-julia-brownley-why-i-voted-to-impeach-the-president-again) I had to ask myself: why would an elected official have to explain their vote? Was it because there was an […]

Oxnard City Council Meeting 3-2-21

Oxnard City Council Meeting 3-2-21

By George Miller On March 2, the Oxnard City Council voted to apply for a $27+ million loan for water infrastructure; was told that COVID vaccinations are ramping up, with mass sites available in Oxnard; filled many open commissions and committee positions, with more still open (YOU can apply); appointed its SCAG (Southern California Association […]

Oxnard Officials Fail to Respect Will of The People

Oxnard Officials Fail to Respect Will of The People

Guest Editorial By Doug Partello   It seems our City officials only respect the will of the people when they win a majority in their own elections, or win ballot measures they promote. The people spoke when the ridiculously high increase in wastewater rates were imposed, with then Measure M. They lost in court, then […]

Note to Readers: Citizens Journal Web Server Upgrade Schedule Completed 2-18-21 2:30 pm)

Note to Readers: Citizens Journal Web Server Upgrade Schedule Completed 2-18-21 2:30 pm)

By George Miller, Publisher   EDITOR’S NOTE: Now completed. Please let us know of any glitches. We will be upgrading the Citizens Journal web server for the fifth time in less than two years. The last ones were to upgrade capacity and reliability. After record reader volume of 350,000+ in January and continuity concerns with […]

Celebration of Oxnard Icon Ruth Baker Maulhardt’s 100th Birthday

Celebration of Oxnard Icon Ruth Baker Maulhardt’s 100th Birthday

By George Miller On Friday, January 29th, Mayor John C. Zaragoza presented a commendation to Ruth Baker Maulhardt on the occasion of her 100th birthday.  Mrs. Maulhardt has been a long time resident of Oxnard. See commendation, below….   If the items in the City Council commendation weren’t enough by themselves to be noteworthy, her […]

BulletProof Protection- Why Civilians Need It

BulletProof Protection- Why Civilians Need It

COLUMN By Imala Green Body armor is an essential piece of safety gear that law enforcement officers use as a part of their job. But it is no longer confined only to these professionals. You can now legally buy it as a law-abiding citizen, regardless of where you reside in the U.S., as long as […]

5 Top Reasons to Buy Ammo Online

5 Top Reasons to Buy Ammo Online

Column By Ruby Florin When it comes to purchasing items that relate to your hobbies and interests, you usually sort them into two. There are the items that you think are best examined in person before they’re bought, and there are those that you’d rather buy online because doing so is faster, cheaper, and less […]

Oxnard Council Appoints Gabe Teran as District 2 Interim Council Member

Oxnard Council Appoints Gabe Teran as District 2 Interim Council Member

By George Miller The Oxnard City Council held a long special meeting focused only on appointing an interim District 2 Council Member, finally selecting Fremont South Neighborhood Council Chair Gabe Teran. After initially indicating  a preference for 5 different candidates, the six on the council narrowed it down with some legal guidance from City Attorney […]