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First-ever Oxnard Community Forum exceeds expectations

First-ever Oxnard Community Forum exceeds expectations

By George Miller We saw the very best of Oxnard last night at its first-ever Community Forum. It was designed to enhance communications between city government, residents and businesses for the purposes of building mutual understanding, trust as well as helping determine priorities for city programs and budgeting to support them. People we spoke with thought that it was anywhere […]

Santa Paula City Council Hears America in Bloom Report

Santa Paula City Council Hears America in Bloom Report

By Sheryl Hamlin This is the third in a three part series about the March 2, sickness 2015 Santa Paula City Council Meeting. Diane and Dudley Davis, order owners of Do Right Nursery, founded the local chapter of America in Bloom in 2010. What is America in Bloom? According to the national website, America in […]

Oxnard City Council: Oxnard finances lamented, Tourism promotion; Harbor management and more

Oxnard City Council: Oxnard finances lamented, Tourism promotion; Harbor management and more

By George Miller Council meeting topics covered were:  3-5-15 Oxnard Community Forum/priorities survey; Oxnard financial situation,  Economic Developmenmt Corp. of Oxnard (EDCO): Simplifying some building permits; Tourism promotion; Harbor management agreement; $200,000 legal expense for opposing new power plant; Street paving status- Channel Islands; Free tax preparation assistance at Oxnard College 3/7 … and more.   Name […]

Santa Paula City Council: Update on SAFER Personnel for Fire Department–Part 2

By Sheryl Hamlin, This article is a continuation of the council meeting of March 2, 2015 which was reported here. The SAFER (Staff for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) Grant was an $825,000 grant awarded in 2012 and reported previously in the Santa Paula Times. In 2014 the SAFER grant funds were coming to an […]

Good Morning Oxnard Show- news segments- 3-4-15

Good Morning Oxnard Show- news segments- 3-4-15

By George Miller This segment (3-4-15), viagra buy host Peter Godinez interviews CitizensJournal.us Publisher George Miller on this week’s Oxnard news.  Topics covered were:  3-5-15 Oxnard Community Forum/priorities survey; Oxnard financial situation: Economic Developmenmt Corp. of Oxnard (EDCO): Simplifying some building permits; $200, nurse 000 legal expense for opposing new power plant; street paving status- Channel Islands; […]

Calleguas Municipal Water District may have overcharged Oxnard and Ventura County Districts 1 and 19 for past 10 years

Calleguas Municipal Water District may have overcharged Oxnard and Ventura County Districts 1 and 19 for past 10 years

At their March 4th meeting, at 5pm this Wednesday, the Board of Directors for Calleguas Municipal Water District will consider refunding overcharges to the City of Oxnard and Ventura County Water Works Districts (WWD)1 and 19.  Staff working with David J. Sasek, the new Ventura County Director Water and Sanitation, discovered that Calleguas had made […]

Santa Paula City Council Revisits Todd Road Jail Expansion

Santa Paula City Council Revisits Todd Road Jail Expansion

By Sheryl Hamlin The use of a Consent Calendar is a tool for city governments to streamline their meetings. By placing items that are routine and non-controversial on the Consent Calendar, cialis such as bill pays or other regularly occurring items, viagra 40mg a meeting can become more efficient with one blanket item covering several […]

Calvary Chapel hosts rally for Israel before Netanyahu speech

Calvary Chapel hosts rally for Israel before Netanyahu speech

By George Miller There was an extraordinary session at Newbury Park’s Calvary Chapel, a Christian, predominantly Conservative church, Monday night, on behalf of Israel. Christians and Jews came together in support of Israel’s policy on dealing with Iran on its nuclear weapons program and state-sponsored terrorism.  Dr. Uzi Landau, Director of Tourism and a Member of the Israeli […]

Valley Express Launch in Santa Paula

Valley Express Launch in Santa Paula

By Sheryl Hamlin To a packed city hall chambers, Council Member and VCTC Commissioner Ginger Gherardi introduced dignitaries from the offices of Congress member Brownley, Ventura County Transit Commission and County Supervisor Long’s office, as well as, the Santa Paula Unified School District, the city of Fillmore and the city of Santa Paula. The inclement […]

Oxnard City Council: budget priorities, Seniors Commission, $16MM Dev. Agency payout, Cultural Arts and Measure O Commission appointments and more

Oxnard City Council: budget priorities, Seniors Commission, $16MM Dev. Agency payout, Cultural Arts and Measure O Commission appointments and more

By George Miller The Oxnard City Council honored Joanna Gentry, accepted reports on: EDCO on business development (see separate article next week), Metrolink disaster report (see other article), Senior Commission, Development agency wind-down, made appointments to the Cultural Arts and Measure O Oversight committees and approved $16 million semi-annual payout for Develpmental agency wind-down. Name Date Duration Agenda Minutes […]