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White House declares total victory over GOP in budget battle

The White House declared victory Wednesday over congressional Republicans in the budget negotiations that concluded lateTuesday night, discount saying Democrats beat back the GOP across the board. White House officials cited a long list of wins over majority Republicans on individual budget items ranging from funding for Planned Parenthood to an overall increase in spending […]

Federal Reserve boosts lending rates for first time under Obama

After one of the longest wind-ups in monetary policy history, salve the Federal Reserve on Wednesday delivered a small brushback pitch to the American market, hospital raising its key lending rate by a quarter of a percentage point for the first time in nine years. The decision, meant to head off future inflationary pressure as […]

Get assistance paying utility bills

Get assistance paying utility bills

Republican debate winners and losers

Republican debate winners and losers

The fifth Republican presidential debate Tuesday night displayed the undeniable impact of the Paris and San Bernardino attacks, sildenafil with a heavy focus on terrorism that played to the strengths of a handful of candidates. And the Las Vegas venue produced some clear winners before Americans ease into the holiday celebrations. WINNERS Marco Rubio: The […]

YMCA coming to Oxnard?

YMCA coming to Oxnard?

By George Miller Oxnard’s  growing population, now somewhere north of 200,000, is greatly in need of more recreational and development opportunities. Providentially, the YMCA did a marketing study and decided that Oxnard is where they want to be next. They studied two potential sites and settled on the Sportspark property on Gonzales, acquired at great cost by […]

Oxnard outreach on: budget crisis tonight (12-15), utilities rate increase Thursday 12-17

Oxnard outreach on: budget crisis tonight (12-15), utilities rate increase Thursday 12-17

By George Miller Last week, Oxnard city staff, auditors and consultants had an extraordinary meeting of its Fiscal Policy Task Force, where they talked and strategized on Oxnard’s severe financial problems.Task force Chair Councilman Bryan MacDonald facilitated a very free and open discussion. Last week’s City Council meeting addressed that, as another one will Tuesday 12-15-15 at […]

Ventura County Board of Supervisors: Nurses and Sand

Ventura County Board of Supervisors: Nurses and Sand

By Sheryl Hamlin VCMC Staff Shortage and Pay Issues The Public Comments section of any governmental meeting often yields information not necessarily found on the public agenda. This was true at the regularly scheduled Ventura County Board of Supervisors Meeting on December 8, 2015. The video of the meeting can be seen here. Public comments […]

You are Invited to the SCR-3 (Santa Clara River Levee Improvement Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) Public Meeting- Wed. 12-16-15

You are Invited to the SCR-3 (Santa Clara River Levee Improvement Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) Public Meeting- Wed. 12-16-15

Ventura Fire Dept. knocks down blaze at Telephone Rd. Strip Mall

Ventura Fire Dept. knocks down blaze at Telephone Rd. Strip Mall

Warriors face fight over move to San Francisco

Warriors face fight over move to San Francisco

By Chris Reed . The record-setting Golden State Warriors, the defending NBA champions, have become one of the most beloved sports teams in recent California history. San Francisco politicians have embraced the team’s planned move from Oakland to San Francisco’s Mission Bay area, especially because the team’s wealthy owners are willing to pay for 97 percent […]