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Oxnard: Starr Challenges City’s Measure B “Oxnard Government Accountability and Ethics Act” Verbiage, Ballot Argument, Legality

Oxnard: Starr Challenges City’s Measure B “Oxnard Government Accountability and Ethics Act” Verbiage, Ballot Argument, Legality

By George Miller, Oxnard, CA Oxnard’s Battling Ballot Initiatives- These are far reaching measures, so voters should get familiar with them Moving Oxnard Forward, Inc. activist and financial executive Aaron Starr authored and obtained petition signatures for a record five ballot initiatives- a massive and expensive undertaking. In parallel, or some say reaction, the city […]

Celebrate Bill-of-Rights Day- December 15

Celebrate Bill-of-Rights Day- December 15

By George Miller     Today is the 228th anniversary of the signing of the Bill-of-Rights addendum to our U.S. Constitution (link is the full version with all amendments).  These were the first ten amendments to the original Constitution created several years earlier. This was done because it was not possible to gain the full approval of […]

Trump Congratulates UK’s Boris Johnson After Election Victory, Hints at New Trade Deal

Trump Congratulates UK’s Boris Johnson After Election Victory, Hints at New Trade Deal

  BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN President Donald Trump hinted at striking a new trade deal with Britain while congratulating UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his resounding Dec. 13 election victory, that will allow him to end three years of political paralysis and take the UK out of the European Union next month. Trump wrote a heartfelt message addressed to Johnson, […]

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, NewYear/Holidays from Citizens Journal

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, NewYear/Holidays from Citizens Journal

Citizens Journal Celebrated another Year of Publishing We wish you a blessed and happy holiday season and new year!   Subscribe free, to our Citizens Journal twice-weekly email bulletin We’ve been in operation over six years since starting publication of Citizens Journal- Ventura County, AKA CitizensJournal.us, AKA CJ, on June 21, 2013.  We want to thank our contributors, […]

Karl’s Erlebnisdorf: Answer for Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Debacle?

Karl’s Erlebnisdorf: Answer for Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Debacle?

By George Miller Oxnard, CA, 12-9-19 The fate of the ramshackle Fisherman’s Wharf, a New England style nautical themed development in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor, is still up in the air. Now badly rundown and neglected, multiple attempts for years by the County, its owner of record, have failed to produce an acceptable proposal. Virtually […]

House Judiciary Committee Releases Report Defining Impeachable Offenses Before Monday’s Hearing

House Judiciary Committee Releases Report Defining Impeachable Offenses Before Monday’s Hearing

  HENRY RODGERS CAPITOL HILL REPORTER . The House Judiciary Committee on Saturday released a report laying out what they believe are the impeachable offenses against President Donald Trump before the committee’s hearing on Monday. “The Framers worst nightmare is what we are facing in this very moment. President Trump abused his power, betrayed our national […]

Remember Pearl Harbor

Remember Pearl Harbor

By Citizens Journal Staff This is the 78th anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941. It was the worst attack on US territory since the War of 1812. The USA was caught largely unprepared for this, although some prudent steps had been taken to strengthen military forces in the preceding […]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Asks Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler To Move Forward With Articles Of Impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Asks Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler To Move Forward With Articles Of Impeachment

  HENRY RODGERS CAPITOL HILL REPORTER . Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will be asking House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to move forward with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. “The president’s actions have seriously violated the Constitution,” Pelosi said at a press conference. “The president abused his power for his own […]

Oxnard Council: Finalized Cannabis Sales, Short Term Rental Rules; Ban of Flavored Cigarettes

Oxnard Council: Finalized Cannabis Sales, Short Term Rental Rules; Ban of Flavored Cigarettes

By George Miller SUMMARY At the 12-3-19 Meeting, the Oxnard Council made a few  changes and approved final legislation for cannabis sales in the City. The next step is implementing supporting ordinances. After years of work, final short term rental (STR) rules were approved, with some exceptions carved out for The Colony/Harbor Island developments and […]

Chinese State Media Quiet After Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Camp Sweeps Elections

Chinese State Media Quiet After Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Camp Sweeps Elections

    . BY EVA FU . … After Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp scored a landslide victory in the city’s district elections on Nov. 25, Chinese state media have largely kept silent, omitting news of the result in its reports. The mainland media response stood in sharp contrast to its heavy propaganda campaign in the lead up to the elections, warning […]