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California Energy Commission (CEC) Mission Rock Peaker Plant Status

California Energy Commission (CEC) Mission Rock Peaker Plant Status

By Sheryl Hamlin The California Energy Commission held a scheduled status meeting on December 19, 2016 in Sacramento which was available on-line via Webex or phone-in audio in both English and Spanish. The notice of the meeting is here. The meeting was “attended” by CEC staff, legal counsel, commissioners, three representatives from Calpine and about […]

Santa Paula: Custom Homes, Battery Storage, Industrial Park Moving Forward

Santa Paula: Custom Homes, Battery Storage, Industrial Park Moving Forward

By Sheryl Hamlin The agenda for the last meeting of the year 2016 for the Santa Paula Planning Commission included two custom home projects, both of which were discussed at length. Project: 951 La Vuelta Place According to staff and various neighbors who testified, this lot has been empty and not well maintained. The current […]

Ventura Fire Dept. Pulls Young Woman from Wreck after Accidnet

Ventura Fire Dept. Pulls Young Woman from Wreck after Accidnet

Election results- November 8, 2016

Election results- November 8, 2016

 

Santa Paula: Jenny Crosswhite and Ginger Gherardi at the Helm for FY 2016/2017

Santa Paula: Jenny Crosswhite and Ginger Gherardi at the Helm for FY 2016/2017

By Sheryl Hamlin Traditionally the first meeting in December after an election is a celebratory meeting where the new council is sworn in and the old council is fêted. The December 5, 2016 council meeting continued that tradition. For many, the question of the evening was Clint Garman. Would his sartorial expression for his first […]

Santa Paula: Fire in Microwave causes about $80,000 in damages

Santa Paula: Fire in Microwave causes about $80,000 in damages

Cause: Metallic object placed in Microwave oven Injuries: 1 minor injury sustained by a Ventura County Firefighter – head laceration. Number of personnel:  22 Fire Equipment: 4 Engines, including 1 paramedic, 1 support, 1 Light/air unit, 1 ambulance. Agencies; Santa Paula Fire, Ventura County Fire, Fillmore Fire, Santa Paula PD, AMR ambulance, SP Building & […]

Santa Paula: Could Stored Solar Generated Power be in the Future?

Santa Paula: Could Stored Solar Generated Power be in the Future?

By Sheryl Hamlin Subsequent to grid disruptions caused by the massive leak of the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage tank, Cal ISO (grid operator) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) held a joint action study on how to satisfy the energy needs of the state and how to mitigate vulnerability to outages, according to […]

Public invited to discuss proposed overlay zone for crisis housing, Dec. 7

Public invited to discuss proposed overlay zone for crisis housing, Dec. 7

Ojai Grand Theft – of rare plants

Ojai Grand Theft – of rare plants

On 11/18/2016, an unknown suspect entered the Desert Images Nursery, located in the 500 block of Prospect Street in the unincorporated area of Oakview, and took two rare plants.  Those plants were a Haworthia Trungata and a Haworthia Maughani, valued at $750 and $500 respectively.  The victim reported the theft to police on 11/23/2016.  At […]

Guest lecturer at Ventura School tells students Trump is “like Hitler”

Guest lecturer at Ventura School tells students Trump is “like Hitler”

By George Miller According to a student’s parent, an Anacapa Middle School teacher (Laurie Curtis-Abbe, Gate-Language Arts and World Geography teacher), invited a graphologist (handwriting analyst) to lecture in her 8th grade classroom. Invitee Sheila Lowe lectured on her art, then showed handwriting samples of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, initially without identifying them, asking […]