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Oxnard: New web tool will help inform public of crime in their neighborhoods

Oxnard: New web tool will help inform public of crime in their neighborhoods

Congressional District 26 primary candidate debate held- with one chair empty.

Congressional District 26 primary candidate debate held- with one chair empty.

By George Miller Four impressive candidates are running for the Congressional seat currently held by Democrat Julia Brownley, a former CA State Senator from Santa Monica who moved here to run for Congress in 2012, beating Tony Strickland and shattering a decades long Republican dynasty in Ventura County after Elton Gallegly retired. The debate was […]

Oxnard: We have to pass the budget so that you can find out what’s in it

Oxnard: We have to pass the budget so that you can find out what’s in it

By George Miller Similar words infuriated people on one side of the political divide and had many on the other side sadly shaking their heads in wonderment when Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi applied them to the multi-thousand page health care bill four years ago.  While they weren’t uttered at at the City Council […]

Adapting to the drought- Landscaping

Adapting to the drought- Landscaping

By George Miller Southern California’s natural water supply is not adequate to support the many millions of people who live here, even in the best of times. So water is imported- from up north- Sacramento Delta, East from the Colorado River and other places- for Oxnard, 40% of consumption is now imported. During the current […]

Oxnard: More water crisis response

Oxnard: More water crisis response

By George Miller Name Date Agenda Video City Council Meeting 5/13/14 View Agenda View Event At the May 13, 2014 Oxnard City Council meeting, further action on the water/drought crisis was discussed, with a preliminary assessment and course of action recommended. Daniel Rydberg, who is running the water Dept since Mr. Emmert left, cited major […]

Port of Hueneme, Ventura and Channel Islands Harbors to get maintenance funds returned by Feds

Port of Hueneme, Ventura and Channel Islands Harbors to get maintenance funds returned by Feds

Ensuring adequate dredging and maintenance of our ports and harbors is a critical component of our regional economic success and prospects for job creation,” Congresswoman Brownley said about the Water Resources Reform and Development Act conference agreement (WRRDA, H.R. 3080) just passed in the House. “There are real and specific benefits to Ventura County in […]

Correction: CD-26 debate May 10 report

Correction: CD-26 debate May 10 report

By George Miller In our event report: Congressional District 26 primary candidate debate held- with one chair empty https://citizensjournal.us/congressional-district-26-primary-candidate-debate-held-with-one-chair-empty/ …. we incorrectly attributed this statement to candidate Rafael Dagnesses: Said the “President deserves enormous credit for taking on enormous problems.” That was actually said by candidate Ambassador Douglas Kmiec. Mr. Dagnesses said he would NEVER […]

Don’t Forget – List of Road Closures and Shuttle Schedules Planned for Strawberry Festival May 17th & 18th

Don’t Forget – List of Road Closures and Shuttle Schedules Planned for Strawberry Festival May 17th & 18th

The 31st annual California Strawberry Festival will be held this weekend, May 17th and 18th, at College Park. Over the past several years, the festival has experienced crowds totaling 70,000 over the two day event. In an attempt to accommodate the anticipated heavy attendance at this year’s Strawberry Festival, the Oxnard Police Traffic Unit will […]

A “man bites dog” story: Non-profit donates to government

A “man bites dog” story: Non-profit donates to government

By Dan Pinedo Presentation of donation to City of Oxnard from Pangasinan Association of Ventura County, to improve bus stops/shelters in Oxnard At the May 13, 2000 City Council meeting, on behalf of the City of Oxnard, Mayor Flynn accepted a donation of $3,000.00 from Joseph Cano, President of the Pangasinan Association of Ventura County, […]

Oxnard: Fallen officers to be honored on May 14th

Oxnard: Fallen officers to be honored on May 14th

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, The City of Oxnard and the Oxnard Police Department welcome you to the 15th annual Police Memorial Ceremony starting promptly at 10:30 a.m.  The 30-minute ceremony will occur in front of the Public Safety Building, at Third and C Streets, Downtown Oxnard (251 South “C” Street, Oxnard CA). In 1962, […]