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The Significance Of The 1% Tally

The Significance Of The 1% Tally

Opinion By Linda Paine A large segment of the voting population has expressed mild to serious concern and mistrust with respect to county voting systems, in particular voting machines and tabulators.     Even if voters consider all the methods of voting at their disposal, do their homework and weigh the advantages against the risks […]

Mayor John Zaragoza Issues Proclamation Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month In Oxnard

Mayor John Zaragoza Issues Proclamation Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month In Oxnard

OXNARD, Calif. – On Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, Mayor John Zaragoza issued a proclamation celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Oxnard during the regularly scheduled City Council meeting.  From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, cities nationwide recognize the cultures and contributions of the Hispanic community while also celebrating the independence days of several Latin American countries. […]

Win A Video From A Ventura City Firefighter By Participating In The Sounds Of Fire Safety Challenge

Win A Video From A Ventura City Firefighter By Participating In The Sounds Of Fire Safety Challenge

Ventura, Calif. — The Ventura Fire Department wants to show appreciation to local families who join the sounds of fire safety challenge and start conversations about fire prevention with loved ones.  “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” is the 2021 theme for National Fire Prevention Week, which serves to help residents understand the different sounds smoke and […]

Oxnard, CA | Cultural Relations Commission Accepting Nominations For 2021 Community Recognition Awards Program

Oxnard, CA | Cultural Relations Commission Accepting Nominations For 2021 Community Recognition Awards Program

Oxnard, Calif. – The City’s Community Relations Commission (CRC) announces that nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Community Recognition Awards Program. Since 1989 the CRC awards program has recognized deserving individuals and groups that have furthered human relations in the Oxnard community. “Going through 2020 and heading into 2021, a year full of […]

Ventura City Economic Development Manager Announces Departure

Ventura City Economic Development Manager Announces Departure

Ventura, Calif. – The City of Ventura’s Economic Development Manager, Estelle Bussa, has announced her departure from her position effective October 1, 2021. “It is with a heavy heart that I share I’m leaving the City to join a technology company based in Austin, Texas. This new career venture provides an opportunity for me to […]

Moorpark, CA | Bicycle And Pedestrian Safety Operation

Moorpark, CA | Bicycle And Pedestrian Safety Operation

Nature of Incident: Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Location: Moorpark, CA Date & Time: September 29th, 2021 Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office – Moorpark Police Department – Traffic Bureau Narrative: Moorpark, California. – The Moorpark Police Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety operation On September 29th during peak school drop-off and pick-up […]

Port Of Hueneme Makes Another Splash $5M Economic Development Grant

Port Of Hueneme Makes Another Splash $5M Economic Development Grant

PORT OF HUENEME, CA, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021 – Through a competitive process based on merit, eligibility, and the availability of funds, the Port of Hueneme/Oxnard Harbor District was selected to receive a grant award totaling $5.1 million from the Economic Development Administration (EDA). This Department of Commerce’s EDA investment will provide long-term infrastructure enhancements to maximize […]

VC Star: Oxnard’s “Mistake”

VC Star: Oxnard’s “Mistake”

Op-Ed by Aaron Starr   Contrary to the soft-pedaled view expressed in The Star’s recent editorial (“Oxnard moves on from a mistake”), the City of Oxnard’s Infrastructure Use Fee charged to utility ratepayers was much more than a mistake – it was quite deliberate. Not only did the Ventura County Superior Court describe the City’s […]

Camarillo, CA | Transition To Division-Based Elections

Camarillo, CA | Transition To Division-Based Elections

For the past 59 years, the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District has followed an at-large election system for its Board of Directors. On May 12, 2020, the District received a letter from attorney Kevin Shenkman on behalf of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project and its member alleging that the District’s at-large system of […]

Ventura, Ca | Michael Tripp Named As Channel Islands Harbor Director

Ventura, Ca | Michael Tripp Named As Channel Islands Harbor Director

Ventura, CA – Michael Tripp has been named as the new Channel Islands Harbor Director. The appointment was made by County Executive Officer Mike Powers and follows a nationwide recruitment. “As Director, Michael will be working with his talented team at the Harbor to collaborate with our business partners to create a robust harbor economy, […]