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James O’Keefe: ‘Breakthrough: Our guerilla war to expose fraud and save democracy’

James O’Keefe:  ‘Breakthrough:  Our guerilla war to expose fraud and save democracy’

By Michael Hernandez LOS ANGELES—Investigative journalist James O’Keefe exhorted his audience to challenge politicians, bureaucrats, media moguls, union bosses and election officials with the goal of “exposing the lies” that are “hidden from the public” as he promoted his recently released book ‘Breakthrough:  Our guerilla war to expose fraud and save democracy.’ O’Keefe was speaking […]

Restructure US government to make “huge” green changes in America, study proposes

Restructure US government to make “huge” green changes in America, study proposes

By George Russel Editor’s Note:  The following release is taken from Fox News and was published on July 9, 2013.  The Citizens Journal invites comments on this and Chapter 8 of Agenda 21. The Obama administration should dramatically reorganize the relationships between America’s federal departments and agencies and overcome legal barriers to help install the nebulous […]

Police Chief: ‘Simi Valley safer now than five years ago’

Police Chief:  ‘Simi Valley safer now than five years ago’

By Michael Hernandez  July 24, healing 2013 SIMI VALLEY—Simi Valley is “safer now than five years ago” and even more than 20 years ago when the community had just reached a population of 100, prescription 000 and was beginning to become know as the “Safest Community in America” said Police Chief Mitch McCann at a […]

Moorpark Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Moorpark Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By Debra Tash MOORPARK–Moorpark City Council celebrated the city’s 30th anniversary at a July 17th meeting with local government dignitaries, drug a packed audience, abortion and proclamations from cities across the county.  Moorpark incorporated on July 1, cheap 1983. Supervisor Peter Foy spoke on behalf of the County of Ventura, Sheriff Geoff Dean stepped up […]

Oxnard $364 MM 2013-14 and $426 MM 2014-15 Budgets Approved

Oxnard $364 MM 2013-14 and $426 MM 2014-15 Budgets Approved

By George Miller July 21, 2013 July 16 City Council meeting summary: Budgets approved 4-1; Measure “O” sales tax increase results, priorities dissected, new $5 million appropriation; Golf Fund restructuring debated; low income housing subsidies refinancing approved; fracking discussed by members of the public. Ref: City Council Meeting July 16, 2013 05h 58m Agenda Minutes Video […]

Oxnard budget not approved, large low income housing advanced, controversy over key city staff “evaluation”

Oxnard budget not approved, large low income housing advanced, controversy over key city staff “evaluation”

By George Miller July 15, 2013   Editor’s Note:  The following is a summary of the Oxnard City Council meeting of Tuesday, July 9th:   The $364 million (2013-14) and $426 million (2014-15) proposed budgets were not approved by the City Council because of excessive disagreements on priorities, missing items and questions about funding sources. Financial […]

Top Contributors to Republicans and Democrats

Top Contributors to Republicans and Democrats

              Top Contributors to Republican Party Causes (2012) Goldman Sachs (Finance) $2, case 573, prostate 635 Bain Capital (Finance) $1,284,278 KKR & Co (Finance) $1,277,600 Blackstone Group (Finance) $1,111,394 Elliott Management (Finance) $1,052,350 Bank of America (Banking) $989,923 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (Banking) $927, 248 Morgan Stanley (Finance) $866,452 […]

Oxnard city budget, meeting July 9, 2013

Oxnard city budget, meeting July 9, 2013

By George Miller July 8, 2013 – Major Budget hearing July 9, 6 P.M., at City Hall, followed by City Council meeting – $567mm in proposed, approved capital spending -10 years (will be higher) – $346MM 2014, $426MM 2015 budget (vs. $349mm 2012-13) The Oxnard City Council has gone through a series of long, often […]

Ventura County Fourth of July Celebrations- 2013

Ventura County Fourth of July Celebrations- 2013

This Channel Islands fireworks show scene looks more like an abstract painting (all event photos by George Miller) Above: Scenes from 2103 Channel Islands Harbor fireworks show, 7/4/13 July 4 celebrations were held around the county.  The Channel Islands show is noted for its harbor scenes alone.  The show has been cut back over the […]

Simi Valley City Council approves City Fair and Cajun and Blues Festival

Simi Valley City Council approves City Fair and  Cajun and Blues Festival

By Debra Tash July 3, 2013 SIMI VALLEY—The Simi Valley City Council approved financially supporting both the Cajun and Blues Festival run by the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise as well as the Simi Valley Fair and Music Festival, formerly known as Pioneer Days at its July 1st meeting. The City Council decided that Simi […]