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Oxnard Council passes moratorium on new power plants

Oxnard Council passes moratorium on new power plants

By George Miller The City Council voted unanimously to impose a 45 day moratorium (renewable twice up to two years total) on new power plant development, even though the California Energy Commission can do what it wants in that regard. The logic was that they don’t usually override the will of communities and also that […]

Oxnard: Two public safety seminars added: Business crime prevention and Neighborhood Watch training

Oxnard: Two public safety seminars added: Business crime prevention and Neighborhood Watch training

Camarillo PD to host program to educate newly licensed and future drivers–Smart Start

City of Camarillo Water Quality Report Now Available

City of Camarillo Water Quality Report Now Available

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report from the City of Camarillo Water Division is now available.  The report addresses water delivered during 2013. The Water Division’s Report details the quality of drinking water provided to City customers, and includes comparisons to federal and state standards.  The report complies with both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

Oxnard power plant operator tells its side of the story on proposed plant

Oxnard power plant operator tells its side of the story on proposed plant

By George Miller NRG Corp. is the operator of the power generation plants in Oxnard, totaling over 2000 MW (Megawatts) capacity and the only generation plants in Ventura County.  Today, they stated their case to build a much smaller, new technology and “greener” (EPA-compliant gas-fired, air-cooled)  replacement unit at the Mandalay site. Tony Cordero, Public […]

New Good Morning Oxnard show on KADY TV

New Good Morning Oxnard show on KADY TV

By George Miller CEO Bob Allen of KADY TV, Oxnard, CA rolled out his new weekly morning show, to be recorded at various Oxnard restaurants. It addresses people and  items of interest to the community and will have predominantly local people on it. The first program featured host Peter Godinez and: Segment Starting Point Bob […]

Oxnard: status quo budget approved 4-3; residents discuss power plant proposal

Oxnard: status quo budget approved 4-3; residents discuss power plant proposal

  By George Miller After months of debate and criticism, the Oxnard City Council on Tuesday approved a budget very similar to last year’s. The vote was 4-3. with Council members Perello, Padilla and Housing Commissioner Vega dissenting.  Even some voting for it conceded its shortcomings, but were worried about the public and bond raters’ […]

Oxnard officially approves $6.7MM settlement to Limon family for death of their son

Oxnard officially approves $6.7MM settlement to Limon family for death of their son

By George Miller On Oct. 13, 2012 Alfonso Limón, Jr. was walking home from Pacifica High School with his brother and accidentally ended up in the middle of a confrontation between Oxnard police and some bad guys. His brother managed to get out of the way. It has been claimed that Alfonso assumed  a submissive […]

Camarillo City Council approves pay raises–puts hold on e-cigarette businesses

Camarillo City Council approves pay raises–puts hold on e-cigarette businesses

The proposed compensation for City Council Members was a 5% increase for calendar years 2015 and 2016.  Councilmember Jan McDonald commented that city employees had performed their duties well for the past three years in spite of limited salary increases and, viagra 40mg in some cases no increase due to budget constraints. The proposed 5% […]

Camarillo declares stage 2 water conservation alert

Camarillo declares stage 2 water conservation alert

by Logan McFadden The Camarillo City Counsel declared a Stage 2 water Conservation Alert at its regular semi-monthly meeting on June 25, ampoule 2014.  Based upon current and historical usage, search the city projects a shortfall in groundwater supply due to Governor Brown’s call for 20% reduction in water usage.  The city can meet the […]