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Oxnard: Public Protests Draconian Budget Cuts- City Backs Off Later; Greenlights Cannabis Rules; Hears Housing Budget;

Oxnard: Public Protests Draconian Budget Cuts- City Backs Off Later; Greenlights Cannabis Rules; Hears Housing Budget;

By George Miller Note: Meeting highlights were published Tuesday. This is the full version. The Oxnard City Council, at its five hour 6-4-19 open meeting, approved: direction to regulate cannabis manufacturing, testing and distribution; indicated they wanted to accelerate movement into cultivation and retailing of it (a change of direction); nearly no change budgets/strategies for […]

Nobody Knows But Me: My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard- Part 2

Nobody Knows But Me: My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard- Part 2

By Lang Martinez, with Bonnie Rouda . I’m writing this article in hopes that it will shed some light on the difficulties and obstacles with trying to get help for sobriety in Ventura County. What I hope to accomplish is raising awareness of these difficulties and obstacles, as well as the need for more resources. […]

6-4-19 Oxnard Council Meeting Report Preview: Cannabis, Subsidized Housing, etc.

6-4-19 Oxnard Council Meeting Report Preview: Cannabis, Subsidized Housing, etc.

By George Miller The Oxnard City Council at its five hour 6-4-19 open meeting approved: direction to regulate cannabis manufacturing, testing and distribution; indicated they wanted to accelerate movement into cultivation and retailing of it (a change of direction); nearly no change budgets/strategies for the Housing Dept (city-owned housing) and Housing Commission (HUD-funded housing); objected […]

Brad Sherman’s Townhall: The Left’s War on America

Brad Sherman’s Townhall:  The Left’s War on America

  By Tyler Bolsoni On June 1st, I attended Congressman Brad Sherman’s town hall at Granada High School. The main issues discussed at the town hall all had nothing to do with improving California’s (San Fernando Valley in particular) crumbling infrastructure, fixing our abhorrent education system, or  addressing the  homeless crisis.    Instead, it was […]

Compute Engine Hiccup Takes Out Google Cloud, YouTube Across East Coast

Compute Engine Hiccup Takes Out Google Cloud, YouTube Across East Coast

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    A Google compute engine issue reportedly took down the Google cloud and YouTube across the east coast Sunday afternoon. According to Google’s cloud status dashboard, the issue was first acknowledged at 12:25 pm US/PST. “We are investigating an issue with Google Compute Engine. We will provide more information by Sunday, 2019-06-02 12:45 US/Pacific.” (RELATED: Drudge […]

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Is ‘Clear Winner’ In UK European Parliament Elections

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Is ‘Clear Winner’ In UK European Parliament Elections

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party snagged 29 of the United Kingdom’s European Parliament seats in Sunday’s election just days after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation. The Brexit Party was the “clear winner” of the UK’s European elections according to BBC, especially when compared with May’s Tories, […]

Why Memorial Day

Why Memorial Day

  Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2019 occurs on Monday, May 27.  Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Memorial Day 2019: Facts, Meaning & […]

Oxnard Council: Doing Major Development Overhaul; Residents Rebel Against Closures/Cuts; CAG Appointments; Single Audit- Poor

Oxnard Council: Doing Major Development Overhaul; Residents Rebel Against Closures/Cuts; CAG Appointments; Single Audit- Poor

By George Miller At the 5-21-19 Oxnard City Council meeting, a far-reaching overhaul and streamlining of the development/planning process was unveiled; dozens of residents rebelled against the proposed shutdown (to close a $9 million dollar shortfall) of  beloved amenities such as the Performing Arts Center, Carnegie Art Museum and Colonia Library; the renewal of the […]

Preview of Tuesday Oxnard City Council Meeting Report

Preview of Tuesday Oxnard City Council Meeting Report

At the 5-21-19 Oxnard City Council meeting, a far-reaching overhaul and streamlining of the notoriously slow, cumbersome development/planning process was unveiled; dozens of residents rebelled against the proposed shutdown (to close a $9 million dollar shortfall) of  beloved amenities such as the Performing Arts Center, Carnegie Art Museum and Colonia Library; the renewal of the […]

Starr to Present Moving Oxnard Forward Voter Initiatives Saturday

Starr to Present Moving Oxnard Forward Voter Initiatives Saturday

Moving Oxnard Forward If you can join us on Saturday, please reply “YES!” We are excited to be hosting a free presentation on five unique initiatives we are asking Oxnard voters to consider to reform City Hall.  Come mingle, enjoy some snacks and chat with other civic-minded residents about the bright future we can create […]