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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 […]

Oxnard PD Union warns public on reduced service

Oxnard PD Union warns public on reduced service

By George Miller The Oxnard Peace Officers Association (the Oxnard police officers’ union) announced that the manpower reductions driven by the Oxnard General Fund budget cuts have been implemented and that service will suffer as a result. While management, officers and staff have done what they could to avoid adversely  impacting public safety and crime […]

You Know What Else Is Burning In California Wildfires? Marijuana Fields

You Know What Else Is Burning In California Wildfires? Marijuana Fields

Immigration protests go worldwide, many angrier than U.S. at job, culture losses

Immigration protests go worldwide, many angrier than U.S. at job, culture losses

By Paul Bedard  8-18-15   In signs of a world revolt against immigration, a remarkable survey of some of the most populated nations finds that an average of half polled believe there are too many immigrants in their countries and nearly as many believe the newcomers are changing culture for the worse. And the United […]

Dallas Cowboys-Rams brawl in Oxnard practice

Dallas Cowboys-Rams brawl in Oxnard practice

The Dallas Cowboys training camp practice with the St. Louis Rams was canceled Tuesday after a violent brawl broke out. KTVT-TV reporter Keith Russell later tweeted out a video from the practice, saying the fights “resembled gang wars.” I think this practice is over!!! After 3 fights that resembled gang wars @CBS11Sports @CBSDFWpic.twitter.com/JGzNtBeZqz — keith […]

Planned Parenthood targets Republican senators with ads

Planned Parenthood targets Republican senators with ads

Planned Parenthood moved to punish its enemies Tuesday with ads that say nothing about recent accusations of wrongdoing stemming from its fetal-tissue donations from abortions, cialis but instead target vulnerable Republican senators. The television ad campaign launched in four states against Republicans facing re-election to the Senate in 2016: Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, pharmacy […]

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 […]

As Legislature reconvenes, businesses hone the art of the deal

As Legislature reconvenes, businesses hone the art of the deal

. What’s business looking for in the remaining legislative session and what kind of deals are being discussed to get there? A number of large business organizations have offered support for funding sources to be used for transportation infrastructure purposes on one hand, while on the other strongly opposed both general and specific tax measures […]

EPA to limit emissions from oil, gas drilling sites

EPA to limit emissions from oil, gas drilling sites

President Obama on Tuesday took yet another step in his ambitious climate-change agenda, treat hitting the oil and gas industry with a set of unprecedented regulations aimed at limiting methane emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency plan will require oil and gas companies – which have revitalized local economies across the country and created millions of […]