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Beware: Mountain Lion sighted in Santa Paula

Beware: Mountain Lion sighted in Santa Paula

visual of the animal at this time. The Department of Fish and Game is responding to the location as well. Please contact the Santa Paula Police Department only if you observe the mountain lion. Thank you for your cooperation. Via VC ALERT at 8:50 am — http://www.vcalert.org/

Oxnard: We have to pass the budget so that you can find out what’s in it

Oxnard: We have to pass the budget so that you can find out what’s in it

By George Miller Similar words infuriated people on one side of the political divide and had many on the other side sadly shaking their heads in wonderment when Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi applied them to the multi-thousand page health care bill four years ago.  While they weren’t uttered at at the City Council […]

Ventura Firefighters battle blaze in duplex

Ventura Firefighters battle blaze in duplex

Ventura City Council Delays Consideration of Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

Ventura City Council Delays Consideration of Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

Anthony van Leeuwen Last December, the Ventura City Council voted 6 to 1 to go ahead and prepare a Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance and an addendum to the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) developed by the Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment (BEACON) EIR for consideration by the City Council in six months.  On […]

Redballs Rock & Roll Pizza gets an airing at the Moorpark City Council

Redballs Rock & Roll Pizza gets an airing at the Moorpark City Council

By Debra Tash The Moorpark City Council nixed the golf tax after a review of the Moorpark Country Club’s financial statements.  The tax would give the already struggling golf course’s competitors even more of an edge. The hottest topic at the meeting, however, wasn’t even on the agenda.  And it wasn’t anything the Council could […]

We Will Never Forget–Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Related Events in Simi Valley May 22-27

We Will Never Forget–Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Related Events in Simi Valley May 22-27

  The AV Wall will be escorted by the Patriot Riders, Rolling Thunder and Blue Riders starting at 8:00 am at the Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley, then to Simi Town Center Way left on Erringer to Alamo St, right to the Rancho Tapo Community Park & Veterans Plaza, 3700 Avenida Simi, […]

Adapting to the drought- Landscaping

Adapting to the drought- Landscaping

By George Miller Southern California’s natural water supply is not adequate to support the many millions of people who live here, even in the best of times. So water is imported- from up north- Sacramento Delta, East from the Colorado River and other places- for Oxnard, 40% of consumption is now imported. During the current […]

Oxnard: More water crisis response

Oxnard: More water crisis response

By George Miller Name Date Agenda Video City Council Meeting 5/13/14 View Agenda View Event At the May 13, 2014 Oxnard City Council meeting, further action on the water/drought crisis was discussed, with a preliminary assessment and course of action recommended. Daniel Rydberg, who is running the water Dept since Mr. Emmert left, cited major […]

Santa Paula: With two engines down for repairs Fire Department Borrows one from neighboring Fillmore

Santa Paula: With two engines down for repairs Fire Department Borrows one from neighboring Fillmore

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Port of Hueneme, Ventura and Channel Islands Harbors to get maintenance funds returned by Feds

Port of Hueneme, Ventura and Channel Islands Harbors to get maintenance funds returned by Feds

Ensuring adequate dredging and maintenance of our ports and harbors is a critical component of our regional economic success and prospects for job creation,” Congresswoman Brownley said about the Water Resources Reform and Development Act conference agreement (WRRDA, H.R. 3080) just passed in the House. “There are real and specific benefits to Ventura County in […]