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Oxnard Chamber Unveils Award Recipients

Oxnard Chamber Unveils Award Recipients

Congratulations to this year’s honorees! Following deliberation by the selection committee, the Oxnard Chamber has unveiled the names of the awardees to be recognized at the 67th Annual Community & Business Awards. “We have a fabulous slate of awardees in 2017,” remarked Chamber CEO Nancy Lindholm. “It is truly amazing how blessed Oxnard is with […]

Oxnard Council approves wastewater rate increase; Starr initiates recall of 4 council members

Oxnard Council approves wastewater rate increase; Starr initiates recall of 4 council members

By George Miller   After many months of fighting over wastewater  rates, capital budgets, infrastructure fees, debt, the rate-setting process itself and more, the Oxnard City Council approved  a sharply downscaled rate proposal, over strong objections of some residents/business owners and approval of others.   Assistant City Manager Ruth Osuna, who shepherded the the Prop 218 rate-setting […]

New Oxnard business license tax rates will take effect July 1, 2017

New Oxnard business license tax rates will take effect July 1, 2017

By Phil Molina .Oxnard City Officials and public: . Earlier this year I provided the Mayor and Council with the resolution and the CPI Index that is required to be used to increase the Oxnard business license taxes. I did not hear from the Mayor or Council concerning this information and, therefore, consistent with the […]

Aaron Starr initiates recall of 4 Oxnard Council members

Aaron Starr initiates recall of 4 Oxnard Council members

By George Miller Aaron Starr of activist group Moving Oxnard Forward vowed to start a recall process of any Oxnard City Council member who voted for the proposed wastewater rate increase of 5.25% per year for 5 years, in addition to the 35% increase already levied and upheld by a stay on the Measure M […]

Oxnard Public Hearing 05-16-2017 on Utility Rate Increase (Wastewater)

Oxnard Public Hearing 05-16-2017 on Utility Rate Increase (Wastewater)

. By Larry Stein, 5-16-17 The staff’s presentation for tonight’s public hearing (Agenda Item K-1) on utility rate increases  ignore’s the work of the 1st URAP (2015). Why bother getting involved as a citizen if your efforts get ignored by the 4th floor and the elected officials. Questions get asked by the public, but get […]

Oxnard City Council recall threatened

Oxnard City Council recall threatened

Moving Oxnard Forward Aaron —  It Appears Likely We Will Be Moving Forward with a Recall of the Oxnard City Council. This Tuesday, May 16, the Oxnard City Council is scheduled to INCREASE your sewer rates by $279.24 per year – even though we voted down their latest rate increase this last November, when we adopted Measure […]

Motorcycle Enforcement Operations

Motorcycle  Enforcement Operations

Camarillo Police Department/Ventura County Sheriff   Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of Camarillo Police Department Operation Careless motorists as well as riders get special scrutiny The Camarillo Police Department will be conducting specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operations in May in an effort to reduce deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented […]

Oxnard’s Public Relations and Community Affairs Manager leaving

Oxnard’s Public Relations and Community Affairs Manager leaving

Delana G. Gbenekama, Oxnard’s Public Relations and Community Affairs Manager, is leaving the City. Turnover in the upper ranks of the city has been rather high. From our perspective, she brought a high level of professionalism to the job, helping the city’s image and information dissemination. She provided only this brief statement for publication appearing below […]

Strawberry Festival Features Strawberry Promenade with recipe contests , celebrity chef demonstrations …

Strawberry Festival Features Strawberry Promenade with recipe contests , celebrity chef demonstrations …

When the 34th Annual California Strawberry Festival kicks off weekend, May 20 and 21, on the newly expanded acreage at Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard, the Strawberry Promenade will be bustling with chef presentations and heated culinary contests as one of the event’s top attractions. Presented by Wells Fargo, the Strawberry Promenade is a huge […]

Official Oxnard News in Brief- May 12, 2017

Official Oxnard News in Brief- May 12, 2017

Attached is the May 12, 2017 edition of Oxnard News in Brief, www.oxnard.org/newsletters. Inside this edition: City of Oxnard receives 2017 Tyler Public Sector Excellence Award Denise Shadinger becomes Oxnard’s first female commander Employee George Van Hemert receives 2016 Safety in Motion Award; Q&A Mussel quarantine in effect through Oct. 31 Camino del Sol resurfacing project to commence May 23 […]