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New Hueneme City Council – new hope- City Council Meeting 12/5/16

New Hueneme City Council – new hope- City Council Meeting 12/5/16

By Tom Dunn  At the Port Hueneme City Council meeting the City Clerk swore in newly elected council member Will Berg and incumbent Sylvia Schnopp. Will Berg will bring a lot of business experience, sorely needed to help solve the city’s fiscal crisis, and is involved in various civic and outreach programs. Will is the Director […]

Election results- November 8, 2016

Election results- November 8, 2016

 

Soccer mom files complaint with Ventura Unified School District on alleged “Hitler/Trump” handwriting lecture

Soccer mom files complaint with Ventura Unified School District on alleged “Hitler/Trump” handwriting lecture

By George Miller Nancy Hill, a Ventura, CA mother of four children, two of them in the Ventura Unified School District, has filed  a complaint (shown below) with the District over alleged improprieties in a guest lecture delivered last month. The complaint further supports what was in our previous article and more. This incident is […]

Jesus Nava selected as Oxnard’s new assistant city manager, begins duties Dec. 19, 2016

Jesus Nava selected as Oxnard’s new assistant city manager, begins duties Dec. 19, 2016

Council to install elected officials, regulate marijuana, auditor-contract

Council to install elected officials, regulate marijuana, auditor-contract

By George Miller Tonight, 12-6-16, the Oxnard City Council will install/swear-in recently (re)elected officials: Phil Molina, as Treasurer; Michelle Ascencion as Clerk, Oscar Madrigal and Bryan MacDonald (re-elected) as Councilmen. They will also honor departing Council Member Dorina Padilla and long-time Clerk Daniel Martinez. The meeting agenda also includes an updated marijuana ordinance, External Auditor Contract […]

Darwin Base sworn in as new Oxnard Fire Chief

Molina is new Oxnard Treasurer-elect; Madrigal takes Council race

Molina is new Oxnard Treasurer-elect; Madrigal takes Council race

By George Miller Well, it’s finally over. Ventura County Election Div. closed out the election and is in a position to certify the results. It was a roller coaster for weeks while absentee and provisional ballots were vetted and counted and leads shifted. Phil Molina has won the Treasuer’s race and Oscar Madrigal grabbed the […]

Bureaucratic approvals continue for Channel Islands Harbor plan

Bureaucratic approvals continue for Channel Islands Harbor plan

Do elections have consequences? Pt. Hueneme City Attorney resigns

Do elections have consequences? Pt. Hueneme City Attorney resigns

By George Miller Port Hueneme City Attorney Mark Hensley (no relation to Councilman Jim Hensley) resigned on 11-21-16, offering to stay on until a replacement was installed. His contract calls for 60 days notice. Hensley (First under another foirm, until he started his own in recent years- Hensley Law Group) has been City Attorney for 15 years, […]

Oxnard: Council candidate Madrigal pulls ahead of Starr; Molina widens Treasurer lead

Oxnard: Council candidate Madrigal pulls ahead of Starr; Molina widens Treasurer lead

By Peter K. Godinez & George Miller In the continuing vote counting at Ventura County Elections headquarters, Oscar Madrigal has pulled ahead of Starr, while Phil Molina widened his lead over Larry Stein, the initial leader in the treasurer race. Election officials said that they expect to have the final results by December 5. But the […]