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Protests of Planned Parenthood in Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Canoga Park, Santa Barbara and 347 nationwide

Protests of Planned Parenthood in Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Canoga Park, Santa Barbara and 347 nationwide

Feature By George Miller Pro-life advocates staged hundreds of rallies Saturday across the nation to protest Planned Parenthood’s (PP) abortion and baby-parts selling activities.  Included regionally were offices in Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Canoga Park and Santa Barbara PP offices. In Los Angeles, there was another event in Lawndale and more elsewhere in the L.A. metro […]

Planned Parenthood to be protested Saturday

Planned Parenthood to be protested Saturday

By George Miller Longtime abortion opponents have now been joined by additional masses disgusted and outraged by the alleged revelations of the Center for Medical Progress videotapes of Planned Parenthood and StemExpress officials talking about selling baby parts from aborted fetuses, some claimed to be pulled out of wombs and cut up with hearts still beating- or sold intact. […]

Santa Paula City Council: Public Works and Planning

Santa Paula City Council: Public Works and Planning

By Sheryl Hamlin Third in a three part series, this article will summarize major Public Works and Planning projects underway in Santa Paula. The first article in the series featured notable volunteerism in Santa Paula as well as regional statistics from the Ventura County Civic Alliance. The second article highlighted issues citizens brought to the […]

Ventura County: The “bestest” place ever to be

Ventura County: The “bestest” place ever to be

By George Miller We saw in the Washington Post that Ventura County had been rated the #1 county in the U.S. to live.  But for what and how was it rated? Well it turns out that was derived from a government rating system based upon “natural amenities,” meaning weather and geography. Yeah, that’s why many of us […]

Part Two: Santa Paula Council–Citizen Concerns

Part Two: Santa Paula Council–Citizen Concerns

By Sheryl Hamlin This article is part two in a three part series about the August 17th, 2015 Santa Paula City Council meeting. Part one of the series featured exemplary volunteering in Santa Paula. Part two will continue with citizen input in the Public Comments section of the meeting. Santa Paula Optimists Missing Pumpkin Patch […]

Part One: Santa Paula City Council–Volunteers and Statistics

Part One: Santa Paula City Council–Volunteers and Statistics

By Sheryl Hamlin The Santa Paula City Council returned to business on August 17th 2015 after a brief summer hiatus. This report is the first in a three part series on the council meeting. The video is available here. Ventura County Statics After the invocation by Deacon Al Guilin of San Sebastian Church, former Mayor Mary […]

Ventura County Fair: Many Paths to Fun, Sun, and Some Serious Business

Ventura County Fair: Many Paths to Fun, Sun, and Some Serious Business

By Tim Pompey Opening day at the Ventura County Fair. Barely a half hour into the 11-day event and already the parking lot is full, traffic is jammed down Harbor Boulevard, and there are huge crowds swarming through the front entrance. Of course, one of the reasons there are so many people at this moment […]

Ventura resident warns of water supply threats, opportunities

Ventura resident warns of water supply threats, opportunities

Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:01 PM To: Undisclosed Recipients Cc: [email protected] Subject: Ventura River/Foster Park Wellfield Water Supply All, Ventura Water continued to support the Ventura River/Foster Park Wellfield as a viable normal source of supply for 4,200-6,700 acre-feet of water for the City of Ventura during the City of San Buenaventura Water Commission […]

Ventura Fire Department rescues trapped accident victim

Ventura Fire Department rescues trapped accident victim

Ventura City Fire Department responded to a reported vehicle collision at the intersection of Valentine Rd. and Sperry Ave. While units were en-route, additional callers to 911 reported a trapped victim. The first arriving unit discovered that a mini-van and a large truck had collided. The van driver was the only occupant and was entrapped […]

CPUC eliminates “smart meter” opt-out fees

CPUC eliminates “smart meter” opt-out fees

By George Miller When “smart meters” were rolled out by utilities across the nation as part of the “smart grid” technology, there was much opposition. The “Smart Grid” was sold based on being able to monitor power usage much more closely, to identify trends, usage patterns, eventually implement time phased billing to encourage flattening of […]