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FBI admits Patriot Act snooping powers didn’t crack any major terrorism cases

FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism cases they’ve cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that could complicate efforts to keep key parts of the law operating. Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz said that between 2004 and 2009, the […]

Public outcry forces FEC Democrats to junk bid to regulate Internet

Public outcry forces FEC Democrats to junk bid to regulate Internet

By Paul Bedard The Federal Election Commission, facing punishing criticism for suggesting that political activity on the Internet should be regulated, rejected talk of new rules Thursday, a victory for GOP commissioners who feared Democrats were targeting conservative sites, even the Drudge Report. During a public meeting, Democrats on the FEC said they were responding […]

World Trade Week at Port of Hueneme- May 20, 2015 Event

World Trade Week at Port of Hueneme- May 20, 2015 Event

The Port of Hueneme, in Ventura County, CA, is the only deep water cargo port between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It caters to some specialty niche markets such as fruit and vegetables, autos, and machinery. It brings a large amount of jobs and money into the local economy. The Port of Hueneme World Trade Week […]

Ventura Firefighters free occupant from rollover crash

Ventura Firefighters free occupant from rollover crash

Santa Paula City Council: LGBT Health, Playground Recovery, Youth Leadership and Money

Santa Paula City Council: LGBT Health, Playground Recovery, Youth Leadership and Money

By Sheryl Hamlin Dr. Robert Levin, guest speaker The first item was a guest speaker, Dr. Robert Levin, whose item was described on the agenda as: Presentation by Dr. Robert Levin from the Ventura County Public Health Agency. Dr. Levin has been Ventura County’s top doctor since 1998. His specialty is pediatrics and he is/was […]

Questionable expenses and practices continue while Oxnard heads towards financial ruin

Questionable expenses and practices continue while Oxnard heads towards financial ruin

By Phil Molina Friends, and elected officials: (Sometimes to get what you pay for and sometimes you just pay a lot for …) OK, so in February 2015 the Oxnard taxpayers were informed of some of the details behind the bad bad fiscal news about our fair city. Namely we are in a big hole […]

D.A. finds Oxnard PD acting reasonably in Michael Mahoney shooting

D.A. finds Oxnard PD acting reasonably in Michael Mahoney shooting

Michael Mahoney was shot and killed by Oxnard Police on August 14th 2012.  Officers had been called to 340 South H Street on a report that Mahoney was holding a semi-automatic handgun to his head.  Police contacted him and ordered Maloney to drop the gun.  Instead he fled up the driveway and into the residence.  […]

Camarillo City Council “fully aware” of Camarillo Ranch Foundation issues

Camarillo City Council “fully aware” of Camarillo Ranch Foundation issues

The Camarillo City Council met on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. During public comments, Matt Lorimer called for a public discussion of the Camarillo Ranch Foundation Board and the ranch’s operations. CitizensJournal has published an editorial submitted by Lori McVicker, a local resident, wherein she alleges financial statement irregularities and lax security HERE.    A Ranch board […]

Ventura Animal Services receives generous gift from Simi Valley merchant

Ventura Animal Services receives generous gift from Simi Valley merchant

On Saturday, May 15th, the owners of Theresa Country Feed and Pets officially “opened” the new play yard at the Ventura County Animal adoption center in Simi Valley.  Mayor Huber was there to cut the ribbon and raise the “scoop” at the opening.  It’s the community spirit of giving that makes our county a great […]

Good Morning Port Hueneme Show: City budget issues

Good Morning Port Hueneme Show: City budget issues