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Port Hueneme Hires New City Manager

Port Hueneme Hires New City Manager

The City of Port Hueneme is very pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Brad Conners as its next City Manager. Mr. Conners comes to Port Hueneme with a wealth of leadership experience in both the private and military sector. Mayor Laura Hernandez stated, “We are very excited to welcome Mr. Connors to the position […]

Former Moorpark Unified School District Employee Pleads Guilty to Five Felony Counts of Embezzling Public Funds

Former Moorpark Unified School District Employee Pleads Guilty to Five Felony Counts of Embezzling Public Funds

Retha Mae Drummond (DOB 3/1/56), of Moorpark, pled guilty to five felony counts of misappropriation of public funds. At the hearing, Drummond paid partial restitution in the amount of $155,810. Drummond was employed by the Moorpark Unified School District from 1991 until 2016. During the last four years of her employment, she worked in the […]

SWAT Teams Necessary to Remove Illegal Immigrants From Sanctuary Cities: DHS Secretary

SWAT Teams Necessary to Remove Illegal Immigrants From Sanctuary Cities: DHS Secretary

BY ZACHARY STIEBER  The SWAT teams that will be sent into so-called sanctuary cities are necessary because the jurisdictions are giving federal officers no assistance, Department of Homeland acting Secretary Chad Wolf said on Tuesday. “What we found in these sanctuary jurisdictions is that local law enforcement does not work with the department,” Wolf said during an appearance […]

Sierra snowpack withering in California’s dry winter. New satellite image shows the bad news

Sierra snowpack withering in California’s dry winter. New satellite image shows the bad news

BY DALE KASLER The image is disturbing and leaves little doubt about California’s growing predicament: The snowpack in the Sierra Nevada is a sad whisper of it was a year ago, a withering testament to the lack of precipitation in the state’s increasingly dry winter. The National Weather Service tweeted satellite images of the Sierra on […]

Faced With Thousands Of Sexual Abuse Allegations, Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy

Faced With Thousands Of Sexual Abuse Allegations, Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy

  ALLISON CALL CONTRIBUTOR Amid thousands of sexual abuse allegations and lawsuits, The Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday, while simultaneously attempting to reach a bulk settlement for the array of victims, according to the Associated Press. The bankruptcy claim coincided with thousands of alleged sexual abuse allegations by former male […]

Fire Crews free Traffic Accident Victim from Semi-Truck

Fire Crews free Traffic Accident Victim from Semi-Truck

On February 17th around 3PM at WB126 & Wells Rd interchange, Saticoy, CA units responded to a reported overturned semi tractor/trailer with one person trapped and fuel leaking. The first unit on scene arrived to find one adult male trapped in the wreckage of a semi tractor overturned onto the guard rail along the freeway on-ramp […]

Federal Judge Denies Injunction Against California Anti-Contractor Law After Admitting It Causes Harm

Federal Judge Denies Injunction Against California Anti-Contractor Law After Admitting It Causes Harm

BY MATTHEW VADUM   A federal judge refused to grant Uber and Postmates an injunction against California’s unusually restrictive anti-contractor law, even after acknowledging the law would cause the two companies “irreparable harm.” The law, known as AB5, forces companies to reclassify their freelancers as employees, which goes against their business model. When it took effect Jan. 1, […]

Nascar Crowd Erupts Into ‘Four More Years’ Chant As Trump Introduced At Daytona 500

Nascar Crowd Erupts Into ‘Four More Years’ Chant As Trump Introduced At Daytona 500

By Shelby Talcott | Contributor   The Nascar crowd erupted into chants of “four more years” and “USA” as President Donald Trump was introduced at the Daytona International Speedway Sunday. Trump, alongside First Lady Melania Trump, exited the “beast” limousine after taking a lap around the track before the Daytona 500. The crowd welcomed the president with the chants as […]

FDA Keeping Watch for Potential Medical Supply Shortages Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

FDA Keeping Watch for Potential Medical Supply Shortages Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

BY ZACHARY STIEBER   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is monitoring the medical product supply for potential disruptions caused by the new coronavirus outbreak amid a “chronic shortage” of some supplies. Medical supplies like masks are already running low in some areas of the country in addition to a shortage globally amid a sharp spike in demand. Stephen Hahn, […]

Nonprofit Founders ‘Upset and Freaked Out’ by California’s AB 5

Nonprofit Founders ‘Upset and Freaked Out’ by California’s AB 5

BY JAMIE JOSEPH   IRVINE, Calif.—“I was quite depressed when AB 5 went into law,” said Sylvia Amorino, founder of a non-profit organization called Solo Opera. Her organization is one of many non-profits that depend on hiring contract workers. Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), which went into effect Jan. 1, prohibits the use of contractors in […]

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