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Oxnard solicited, will appoint Citizen Advisory Groups (CAG) members Tuesday night.

Oxnard solicited, will appoint Citizen Advisory Groups (CAG) members Tuesday night.

By Dan Pinedo Oxnard utilizes Citizen Advisory Groups (CAG’s) to provide input on city policies. The Mayor called a CAG meeting for 1-20-15 to discuss member candidates and requirements. Appointmemts will be made at the Tuesday, 1/27-15 Council  meeting which starts at 6 pm at City Hall, so it’s too late to apply for this year. These are the […]

The Age of the Machine: Robots Replacing People, Robots Serving People

The Age of the Machine: Robots Replacing People, Robots Serving People

About 30 years ago the personal computer began to make its way into regular use – and it went on to transform society and the way we live our lives. Kaspersky Lab’s experts decided to mark that anniversary by looking further into the future and imagining how information technology might develop and change our lives […]

Obama administration sharing highly personal Obamacare data of residents with private firms

Obama administration sharing highly personal Obamacare data of residents with private firms

By George Miller The Associated Press revealed something last week which anyone who understood the Obamacare law already knew. Namely that information the government was collecting about people could, would and now has been shared with multiple companies, under the auspices of U.S. HHS (Health and Human Services). This is specifically allowed in the “Patient […]

2015 MLK Celebration march and presentation in Oxnard

2015 MLK Celebration march and presentation in Oxnard

Photos by Bob Jeffreys Local residents gathered together from all walks of life and backgrounds to honor Dr. King on Monday. Citizens Journal.us has called MLK one of the last great civilian heroes and he surely is all that.  Many people don’t realize how dangerous it was for him back then to do what he did […]

Good Morning Oxnard Show- News segment- 1-21-15

Good Morning Oxnard Show- News segment- 1-21-15

By George Miller This week’s show (1-21-15) with George Miller, tadalafil Publisher, Citizensjournal.us: discusses MLK March and celebration; Oxnard financial situation (not good) interim report; new Interim Director of Finance; Summary of City organizational changes to date (latest is retirement of Planning Director Matthew Winegar); what to do with $$$millions in HUD money coming for very low […]

Santa Barbara News-Press Freedom of Speech Rally- and counter-rally- 1-19-15- Part 1

Santa Barbara News-Press Freedom of Speech Rally- and counter-rally- 1-19-15- Part 1

By George Miller Multiple groups, organized by We The People Rising, held a rally at The Santa Barbara News-Press headquarters, on Martin Luther King Day (which they emphasized) to defend free speech for the press and others. Shortly thereafter, Immigrant advocacy group , PODER (People Organized for the Defense & Equal Rights of SB Youth) started a counter […]

Camarillo Springs Local Emergency Proclamation Extended

Camarillo Springs Local Emergency Proclamation Extended

The Council voted unanimously to extend the Proclamation of Local Emergency for the Camarillo Springs residential community. The community recently suffered major debris flow damage due to heavy rains. Another severe rain storm occurred before the construction project to shore up the hillside could commence on December 10, cheap 2014. HERE What was initially estimated […]

Oxnard Council- General Fund deep deficit predicted; HUD funding for low income housing; Recycled water program advances; $200K DHS funding coming

Oxnard Council- General Fund deep deficit predicted; HUD funding for low income housing; Recycled water program advances; $200K DHS funding coming

By George Miller In a 6 1/2 hour marathon meeting, the Oxnard City Council addressed multiple major topics, including:  the shaky state of city finances, new Interim Finance Director, priorities for millions of dollars of expected HUD funding to help address homelessness and very low income housing needs and three major proposals to address water supply via […]

The new Peyton Place—Bruce Feng continues as Camarillo’s City Mgr.: David Norman now Assistant City Mgr.

The new Peyton Place—Bruce Feng continues as Camarillo’s City Mgr.: David Norman now Assistant City Mgr.

By Citizensjournal.us staff writers City Manager Bruce Feng’s contract is renewed:   Camarillo’s Council renewed City Manager Feng’s contract at their January 14th meeting despite having settled a harassment law against the city and Mr. Feng in October of 2014. Scribd: 2013 Yolanda Kueny (City Employee) lawsuit against City of Camarillo and City Manager Bruce Feng […]

Oxnard FD CERT program produces nearly 50 more grads- Next session starts Jan. 15

Oxnard FD CERT program produces nearly 50 more grads- Next session starts Jan. 15

By George Miller (originally published 12/17/14) The formerly moribund Oxnard CERT (Civilian Emergency Response Team) was revived on the initiative of Fire Dept Chief Williams. Last year he recruited Oxnard Disaster Preparedness Coordinator Susan Duenas, who has reactivated the program and instituted a training regimen.  Mayor Flynn presented  a proclamation hailing the program and celebrating the […]