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Ventura College Spring 2017 Late-Start Enrollment Options

Ventura College Spring 2017 Late-Start Enrollment Options

Ventura College classes commenced on January 9, 2017, for the Spring 2017 semester. Although the semester has officially begun, it is not too late for students to register for classes; course offerings are diverse and flexible to accommodate student needs. Students balancing work and family life may use the advanced search feature in the online […]

Demographers eye no-growth future for California

Demographers eye no-growth future for California

By James Poulos Driven by rising out-migration and falling birth rates, California’s population growth has stalled, leading analysts to consider a possible forecast of a so-called “no-growth” period in the future. Although Americans nationwide have been flooding south and west for years, the Golden State has become an exception. Nearly 62 percent of Americans lived in […]

California debt now running closer to Italy and Portugal, new study finds

California debt now running closer to Italy and Portugal, new study finds

A landmark study of California’s finances reveals the state’s debt burden is approaching the levels of Italy and Portugal, where debt crises in 2011 and 2012 drove the Eurozone countries to the brink of collapse. The findings come a day after Governor Jerry Brown predicted that the state would end the year with a sizable […]

Anti-Consumer Choice Hollywood Vows to Take Down VidAngel Movie Filtering Service

Anti-Consumer Choice Hollywood Vows to Take Down VidAngel Movie Filtering Service

    . BY JOHN ELLIS January 10, 2017 Popular movie filtering service VidAngel has its back against the legal wall, and Hollywood is the bully that pushed it there. This past summer, several movie studios, including Disney, Warner Bros., and 20th Century Fox, sued VidAngel, claiming the small company was infringing on the studio’s […]

Simi Valley Council Grapples with New State Laws on Second Dwelling Units

Simi Valley Council Grapples with New State Laws on Second Dwelling Units

By Debra Tash The Simi Valley City Council Meeting passed an emergency ordinance to ease up on permitting standards by amending: “Title 9 of the Simi Valley Municipal Code related to second dwelling units to bring Title 9 into conformance with State of California Government Code Sections 65582.1, 65852.2, and 65852.22.” They divided these units […]

Paul White’s Ventura Quality of Life State of the City Address- We are #1 in ….

Paul White’s Ventura Quality of Life State of the City Address- We are #1 in ….

By George Miller The “Quality of Life Ventura ” community activist group was intending to present its own version of the state of the city at the first council meeting of the year.  This would have been a pre-emptive move, since Mayor Nasarenko has yet to give the official version. But they did not do […]

Judge granted Oxnard stay on wastewater rate increase while city working on rates, opposition to Measure M. Trial will be on June 20.

Judge granted Oxnard stay on wastewater rate increase while city working on rates, opposition to Measure M. Trial will be on June 20.

By George Miller Measure M stay granted on December 16 Most recently, trial was set for June 20 Oxnard to work on rate-setting process meanwhile Opponents of an Oxnard utility rate increase have been battling over it for nearly a year. Months before that, the  city had commissioned  a rate study which recommended 87% in […]

Oxnard: Mandalay Shores Community Association takeover succeeds

Oxnard: Mandalay Shores Community Association takeover succeeds

  By Julie Pena Approximately 200 residents attended the MSCA annual election Saturday, held at the PACC. All but one of Deidre’s slate of 5 candidates lost to our slate of 8 by a landslide . Their highest vote count was 244 vs our highest vote count of 414.  Just as in the national election, we […]

Fiona Ma, Chair of the California State Board of Equalization on banking regulations for cannabis dispensaries

Fiona Ma, Chair of the California State Board of Equalization on banking regulations for cannabis dispensaries

We are privileged to have the Honorable Fiona Ma, Chair of the California State Board of Equalization agree to appear before our Port Hueneme Cannabis Ad Hoc committee 1 pm on Tuesday January 17th.    The Honorable Fiona Ma is the lead on establishing banking regulations for the implantation of Prop. 64, to facilitate legal financial […]

BREAKING: Congressional panel publishes final report on Planned Parenthood body parts scandal

BREAKING: Congressional panel publishes final report on Planned Parenthood body parts scandal

By Claire Chretien Follow Claire January 4, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – The Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives released a nearly 500-page final report today, detailing Congressional findings on the nefarious activities of the fetal body parts and abortion industries. The Panel says it has urged law enforcement officials to prosecute various abortion facilities, universities, and fetal tissue […]