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Santa Paula: Measure T Oversight Committee Approved

Santa Paula: Measure T Oversight Committee Approved

By Sheryl Hamlin   With the anticipated, successful passage of Measure T, a 1% Sales Tax Increase, in November 2016, the city council of Santa Paula has been crafting an Oversight Committee for these monies. Previous reporting can be read here. The ordinance was approved with a slight modification and is reproduced at the end […]

Santa Paula: East Area 1 Progress, Status and Questions

Santa Paula: East Area 1 Progress, Status and Questions

By Sheryl Hamlin The East Area 1 Project (now called “Harvest”) was back on the agenda of the Santa Paula City Council for the November 21, 2016 meeting. Note that there have been two reports on this project in the last month. Both of these reports are related to the recent November 21, 2016 council […]

Furnace catches fire in Ventura Home

Furnace catches fire in Ventura Home

Honey Lab Explosion in Ventura

Honey Lab Explosion in Ventura

Santa Paula Council: Merchants Ask for Code Enforcement on Food Trucks

Santa Paula Council: Merchants Ask for Code Enforcement on Food Trucks

By Sheryl Hamlin The Santa Paula Municipal Code clearly defines operating conditions and operating areas for food trucks, called “catering trucks” in the code. The full municipal code is here. However, at the November 21, 2016 council meeting a group of five restaurateurs, plus one member of the Chamber of Commerce and one member of […]

Santa Paula Council: A Shared Life

Santa Paula Council: A Shared Life

The invocation for the November 21, 2016 Santa Paula city council meeting was given by Reverend Audrey Vincent. Repeated here in its entirety, the message “a shared life” is the essence of community. As we reach across the table this Thanksgiving, think of our shared life. Gracious God of all, We gather in gratitude for […]

Ventura Fire Department knocks down early morning Blaze

Ventura Fire Department knocks down early morning Blaze

Limoneira/Lewis Denied 401 Certification for the East Area 1 Project

Limoneira/Lewis Denied 401 Certification for the East Area 1 Project

By Sheryl Hamlin The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board notified the Limoneira/Lewis company that their application for a Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification for the East Area 1 Specific Plan has been denied without prejudice “because it is inadequate” in a letter dated November 1, 2016. The 401 Permit affects […]

VC Star brushes off CD-26 congressional candidate

Mr. Dagnesses, Thank you for the email and for sharing your thoughts with me, and those you have copied. This being the Friday afternoon prior to the Tuesday election we do not plan any additional coverage of the 26th Congressional District campaign. John Moore Editor (VC Star) Mobile: 805-312-0438 Office: 805-437-0200 [email protected] www.vcstar.com   From: […]

Problems with homeless winter warming shelter for Oxnard ?

Problems with homeless winter warming shelter for Oxnard ?

By George Miller According to the 2016 “Point in Time” homeless count, Ventura County has an estimated 1271 homeless with 584 in Oxnard.  We had previously heard estimates of 1800 homeless with about 1200 in Ventura and Oxnard. There might be more when one considers all those quietly living in cars, RV’s and moving around among […]