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POLITICS | Senate Votes No On Additional Witnesses In Impeachment Trial

POLITICS | Senate Votes No On Additional Witnesses In Impeachment Trial

  HENRY RODGERS CAPITOL HILL REPORTER . The United States Senate voted Friday against bringing in additional witnesses to testify before the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. The vote was 51-49. It was reported Thursday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had enough votes among his Republican colleagues in the Senate to block votes for additional witnesses […]

Storm to produce ‘rare and dangerous’ seas off Southern California this weekend

Storm to produce ‘rare and dangerous’ seas off Southern California this weekend

By GARY ROBBINS A large and fast-moving cold front will dive down the Southern California coastline on Sunday, producing 20 foot-plus waves and 50 mph-plus winds in a “rare and dangerous” event in the outer waters, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters at the weather service’s Rancho Bernardo and Los Angeles-Oxnard offices said boaters should […]

POLITICS | Latino Issues Forum featured Ventura County Fifth Supervisorial District candidates

POLITICS | Latino Issues Forum featured Ventura County Fifth Supervisorial District candidates

    By Michael Hernandez Spanish translation/La traducción al español seguirá OXNARD–The Latino Issues Forum featured five candidates for Ventura County Fifth Supervisorial District (Oxnard area) on Thursday, Jan. 23rd at the Performing Arts Center Ventura Room.  Sponsoring organizations included:  LULAC, Clincas, LiUNA, CAUSE, the CAUSE Action Fund, CEDC, and the Mixteco Indigena Community Organizing […]

First Person-to-Person Transmission of Coronavirus Confirmed in United States

First Person-to-Person Transmission of Coronavirus Confirmed in United States

BY ZACHARY STIEBER The first case of a person contracting the novel (new) coronavirus from another person in the United States was confirmed on Jan. 30. The patient, who has not traveled to China, is a Chicago resident and is the spouse of the first confirmed travel-related case in Illinois. That patient was a woman in her 60s who […]

Endorsement: VC District 5 Supervisor Candidates Differentiate Themselves at Latino Issues Forum

Endorsement: VC District 5 Supervisor Candidates Differentiate Themselves at Latino Issues Forum

    By George Miller-  Opinions on the event and candidates ranking …. All five VC District 5 (mostly Oxnard) Supervisor candidates differentiated themselves at the 1-23-20 Latino Issues Forum at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center. The event was sponsored by Clinicas del Camino Real, LULAC District 17, Santa Paula Latino Town Hall, LiUNA Laborers […]

Oxnard Council OK’s Deal to Help Keep Ormond Beach Plant Open in Return for Later Demolition

Oxnard Council OK’s Deal to Help Keep Ormond Beach Plant Open in Return for Later Demolition

By George Miller At the 1-21-20 meeting, the Oxnard City Council considered and approved a proposal that would keep the Ormond Beach power plant open for at least another two more years, in return for the operating company, Gen-On, to fund then demolish and remediate the soil it when  it finally closes (details in linked […]

In Surprise Move, Oxnard Council Adopts Starr Term Limits, BUT ….

In Surprise Move, Oxnard Council Adopts Starr Term Limits, BUT ….

By George Miller The Oxnard Council adopted Aaron Starr/Moving Oxnard Forward’s term limits ballot measure at the 1-21-20 meeting. Many anticipated that the council would also attempt to litigate this like they signaled they would with three other Starr initiatives at last week’s special meeting. But in a surprise maneuver, they actually adopted the initiative […]

Oxnard Deal to Keep Ormond Beach Power Plant Open in Return for Future Demolition/Remediation

Oxnard Deal to Keep Ormond Beach Power Plant Open in Return for Future Demolition/Remediation

    By George Miller A while back, we reported that Oxnard City Manager Alex Nguyen said they might negotiate a deal for Gen-On to demolish and remediate the Ormond Beach plant (formerly of NRG), in return for keeping it operational for a few more years. Well, it seems that the nanny state’s ambition to […]

Come to MLK Day 2020 Observance and Celebration, Monday, January 20

Come to MLK Day 2020 Observance and Celebration, Monday, January 20

Celebration moved to PAL gym this year. Starts with a march from Plaza Park to PAL Ventura County’s 34th Annual MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY “Dream, Believe, Act! We can do more together than apart.”   8:00 AM  “Freedom March” From: Plaza Park, 5th Street and C Street, Oxnard, CA To: Oxnard PAL Gymnasium (350 South K Street, […]

Oxnard Attempts to Spike Starr Initiatives; Ponders Electrical Supply

Oxnard Attempts to Spike Starr Initiatives; Ponders Electrical Supply

By George Miller A very contentious 1-15 -20 Oxnard Council special meeting featured mostly strong opposition to the Aaron Starr-led Moving Oxnard Forward voter initiatives. Open discussion was bracketed by before and after closed sessions to discuss and determine next steps on the Russ Branson consultant’s report on 3 of the 4  initiatives. The open […]