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Oxnard: Debates coastal power plant proposal

Oxnard:  Debates coastal power plant proposal

By George Miller NRG, the largest independent electric power generation company in the nation and owner/operator of the Mandalay and Ormond Beach power plants, wants to build another one, on the existing Mandalay site and eventually tear down the existing ones. At this point, the city and operator both agree that the old plants are […]

Oxnard City Manager Greg Nyhoff’s first city council meeting

Oxnard City Manager Greg Nyhoff’s first city council meeting

By Bob Jeffreys These were taken by photo journalist Bob Jeffreys while CJ’s Oxnard reporter was working in Miami. Mr. Nyhoff was sworn in at the June 17th meeting. See more from this event: http://great805photos.smugmug.com/Oxnrd-City-Council-Mtg-Greg/ Bob Jeffreys – Photo Journalist  My EVENT Photos Alphabetically Listed in Galleries at:    http://great805photos.smugmug.com/browse __________________________________________________ Citizensjournal.us BULLETINS. Please patronize our advertisers […]

Rotary member to gift club with $50,000 this Tuesday in honor of his brother’s memory

Rotary member to gift club with $50,000 this Tuesday in honor of his brother’s memory

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014 The Simi Valley “Noontime” Rotary Club will receive a generous donation from one of its members of 12 years, Dan Rosen and his family.  They will be giving a charitable donation of $50,000.00,  unanticipated to the club, by Dan Rosen, local community leader and will be presented to the current […]

Missing firefighter’s dog found–search continues for Michael Herdman

Missing firefighter’s dog found–search continues for Michael Herdman

On Sunday, Sheriff Dean announces the dog is found safe; The search continues for missing Arcadia firefighter but will be scaling back. Photo and Video Credits: Upper Ojai Search and Rescue Post by Upper Ojai Search and Rescue. ______________________________________________ Visit Upper Ojai Search and Rescue on their Facebook Page: HERE Get free Citizensjournal.us BULLETINS. Please patronize […]

Oxnard: Ormond Beach movement makes further progress

Oxnard: Ormond Beach movement makes further progress

By George Miller On June 17, the Oxnard City Council appointed Walter Fuller as Ormond Beach’s first-ever official Caretaker. He will upgrade his living quarters from a 20′ cargo container to a trailer purchased for him, which will be installed on site around July 1st. A previous $50,000 city appropriation financed this and several other […]

Oxnard: Budget still not approved- try again June 24, Street repair plan advanced

Oxnard: Budget still not approved- try again June 24, Street repair plan advanced

By George Miller Budget The debate goes on over shortcomings of the $358 million proposed budget, which was not approved as planned  (agenda item K-2) last Tuesday.  Finance Director James Cameron  presented the latest iteration, not much different from other recent ones. Two council  members were very uncomfortable with the proposed budget, as it stands. […]

Sheriff’s deputy saves life of motorist with quick action

Sheriff’s deputy saves life of motorist with quick action

Tropical Paradise will be shuttered at end of wedding season–permit renewal denied by Planning Commission

Tropical Paradise will be shuttered at end of wedding season–permit renewal denied by Planning Commission

By Debra Tash The Planning Commission voted 4 to 0 against renewal of Tropical Paradise’s Conditional Use Permit, Commissioner Paul Magie being absent. The event venue is located in the Santa Rosa Valley and has been legally operating for nearly four and half years.  During her presentation county planner Michelle D’Anna explained to the Commission […]

Search continues for Arcadia firefighter Michael Herdman

Search continues for Arcadia firefighter Michael Herdman

Mr. Herdman disappeared last Friday, search June 13th while setting up camp with fellow firefighter, Taylor Byars.  Herdman’s dog, a 50-pound Viszla named Duke, ran out of camp.  Herdman and Byars went after the dog and were separated in the search.  They were deep in the back country.  As of this posting Herdman has not […]

“Ten Essentials” to take with you when camping–search continues for missing firefighter

“Ten Essentials” to take with you when camping–search continues for missing firefighter

On June 4th, nine days before Michael Herdman went missing the Sespe Wilderness area, Upper Ojai Search and Rescue posted on their Facebook page the ten essentials to take when you go camping. Now they are engaged in attempting to locate the Arcadia Firefighter.  Mr. Herdman disappeared last Friday, June 13th while setting up camp […]