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Judge rules against Ventura County pension reform ballot initiative

Judge rules against Ventura County pension reform ballot initiative

By George Miller The latest: Superior Court of CA Ventura County Judge Kent M. Kellegrew ruled against putting the planned pension reform initiative, which would have phased out defined benefit pensions in favor of 401K style plans, on the November county election ballot. The initiative was designed to end the current taxpayer-funded, virtually unlimited liability […]

Land Rover Jaguar of Ventura Donates $12,000 to Help Purchase Ventura Police Department’s Newest K9 – “Rover”

Land Rover Jaguar of Ventura Donates $12,000 to Help Purchase Ventura Police Department’s Newest K9 – “Rover”

Recently, on July 19, 2014, the Ventura Police Department (VPD) held its 3rd Annual Bark Out Loud Comedy Night benefiting the VPD’s K9 Unit.  The event raised over $45,000, which included a generous donation of $12,000 from Land Rover Jaguar Ventura to help purchase VPD’s newest K9, aptly named “Rover”.  Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 5, 2014, […]

Ventura Firefighters rescue victims after car crashes into electrical pole

Ventura Firefighters rescue victims after car crashes into electrical pole

New to Ventura County–Hobby Lobby opens in Oxnard

New to Ventura County–Hobby Lobby opens in Oxnard

Hobby Lobby will have their official grand opening Monday August 4th.  But they hung out the OPEN sign on Friday August 1st.  It will be their first store in Ventura County.  With crafts and seasonal items they offer reduced prices and good service. The company hired 65 people to set up the new store and […]

Oxnard Councilman Perello makes serious allegations re: Public Works, stresses whistleblower protection

Oxnard Councilman Perello makes serious allegations re: Public Works, stresses whistleblower protection

By George Miller Councilman Perello was full of surprises at the Council meeting on Tuesday. Earlier, he had alluded to  announcements to be made during another agenda item later in the evening. That Agenda item turned out to be the update on the Water Supply Outlook Report,  which focused on mandatory conservation measures (see report: […]

Good Morning Oxnard Show- News segment- 7-30-14

Good Morning Oxnard Show- News segment- 7-30-14

By George Miller The Good Morning Oxnard show is every Wednesday at 0900 (also usually available as video on demand on kadytv.net within a couple of days), offering local personalities, issues and events- Hyper-local news, in the KADY TV tradition!  Other segments to follow. Past shows archived on the web site or via Citizensjournal.us. http://kadytv.net […]

Camarillo to annex 19 acre parcel for custom homes in Spanish Hills

Camarillo to annex 19 acre parcel for custom homes in Spanish Hills

By Logan McFadden The Council narrowly passed a resolution establishing a New User Fee Schedule for city services provided to Persons for Private Benefit.  See separate article HERE. A local resident made an emotional request for a waiver of the domestic pet ordinance that prohibits farm animals.  The resident has a 45-pound domesticated pig which […]

Salsa Festival Celebrated with the Dance

Salsa Festival Celebrated with the Dance

By Bob Jeffreys   Photographer Bob Jeffreys shares these beautiful dance event photos Salsa Festival 7-27-2014 – great805photos               Salsa Festival 7-27-2014 – great805photos This gallery hosted by SmugMug; your photos look better here.   View on great805photos.sm… Preview by Yahoo         Bob Jeffreys – Photo Journalist  […]

Fire crews shore up condominium after car crashes into it

Fire crews shore up condominium after car crashes into it

Camarillo City Council vote to increase fees

Camarillo City Council vote to increase fees

  By Logan McFadden The Camarillo City Council narrowly approved a new User Fee Schedule for City services provided to persons for private benefit.  Fees were generally increased, including a 1.7% labor cost adjustment.  As reported by Citizens Journal earlier this month, the public hearing was extended on July 9th to July 23, 2014.  On […]