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Oxnard Deal to Keep Ormond Beach Power Plant Open in Return for Future Demolition/Remediation

Oxnard Deal to Keep Ormond Beach Power Plant Open in Return for Future Demolition/Remediation

    By George Miller A while back, we reported that Oxnard City Manager Alex Nguyen said they might negotiate a deal for Gen-On to demolish and remediate the Ormond Beach plant (formerly of NRG), in return for keeping it operational for a few more years. Well, it seems that the nanny state’s ambition to […]

POLITICS | Q and A with Jeffrey Burum- Veteran, Chief Financial Officer and Candidate for Ventura County Supervisor-District 5

POLITICS | Q and A with Jeffrey Burum- Veteran, Chief Financial Officer and Candidate for Ventura County Supervisor-District 5

Q and A with Jeffrey Burum- Veteran, Chief Financial Officer and Candidate for Ventura County Supervisor-District 5 Personal & Campaign History: Candidate Name: Jeffrey D. Burum, Chief Financial Officer, Candidate for Ventura County Supervisor- District 5 Political Affiliation: No Party Preference Candidate for a Non-Partisan Office- For All Ventura County and Oxnard Residents Campaign Website: […]

Photograph Commentary | This is Ormond Beach

Photograph Commentary | This is Ormond Beach

This is on Oxnard’s side of the beach.  I’m here right now with at least 15 other volunteers picking up the trash on the beach.  Hueneme paid for three dumpsters and a tractor to haul sea the junk. Steven Gama and Andrew Salinas are spearheading this effort.  Some Saturday morning you should come down here.  […]

Oxnard Police Clearing Out Squatter Encampments on Ormond Beach Nature Conservancy Land

Oxnard Police Clearing Out Squatter Encampments on Ormond Beach Nature Conservancy Land

By George Miller The Oxnard Police Department reported clearing out 26 squatter encampments in The Nature Conservancy land at Ormond Beach yesterday. Assistant Chief Eric Sonstegard told us that and explained that various legal impediments made it more complicated than previous similar actions which were on Oxnard City land. It seems that when there is […]

VC Harbor Director Rebuttal to Harbor & Beach Community Association Complaints on Fisherman’s Wharf Plan Vs. Karls-Erlebnisdorf Vision

VC Harbor Director Rebuttal to Harbor & Beach Community Association Complaints on Fisherman’s Wharf Plan Vs. Karls-Erlebnisdorf Vision

By Mark Sandoval   I am writing in response to the article regarding the Fisherman’s Wharf and the recent proposal received for a theme park for that location.  First, I want to clear up mis-perceptions regarding the process used to search for a developer for the Fisherman’s Wharf parcels.  In 2004, the Harbor Department issued […]

Karl’s Erlebnisdorf: Answer for Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Debacle?

Karl’s Erlebnisdorf: Answer for Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Debacle?

By George Miller Oxnard, CA, 12-9-19 The fate of the ramshackle Fisherman’s Wharf, a New England style nautical themed development in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor, is still up in the air. Now badly rundown and neglected, multiple attempts for years by the County, its owner of record, have failed to produce an acceptable proposal. Virtually […]

BEST PLACES TO SEE HOLIDAY LIGHTS IN OXNARD

BEST PLACES TO SEE HOLIDAY LIGHTS IN OXNARD

    Dash on down to Oxnard for some of the best holiday light displays in Ventura County! The holidays are fast approaching, so be sure to bundle up, order a cocoa to-go and hit these not-to-be-missed yuletide festivities! | Plaza Park, Downtown Oxnard When: Dec 6th, 2019, through Jan 2nd, 2020 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM […]

Oxnard Council: Homeless Shelter Tentatively Approved; Ormond Beach Power Plant May Stay Open

Oxnard Council: Homeless Shelter Tentatively Approved;  Ormond Beach Power Plant May Stay Open

By George Miller At the 11-19-19 Oxnard Council meeting, The council approved a lease for a permanent homeless shelter on 1258 Saviers Road, subject to a very short 90 day contingency and public outreach period. City Manager Nguyen announced his intention to negotiate an extension in operations of the  Ormond Beach power plant in exchange […]

Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Project Stalled

Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Project Stalled

By George Miller (Bulletin only- Full story follows later) On 11-7-19, the Oxnard City Council voted 6-1 (Madrigal dissenting) to approve a staff (and 6-0 Planning Commission) recommendation to reject a proposal to modify its Local Coastal Plan (LCP). This would have helped to allow a highly nonconforming project to redevelop the Fisherman’s Wharf (FW) […]

Harbor Director to Extend ERN on the Fisherman’s Wharf Project

Harbor Director to Extend ERN on the Fisherman’s Wharf Project

Audrey Keller, Nextdoor.com   Supervisors Meeting: Tuesday, November  5, 2019 11:00 AM Ventura County Supervisors Board 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA, Hall of Administration Attend and Speak at the Board of Supervisors meeting to voice your opinion regarding giving the Fisherman’s Wharf developer ANOTHER YEAR of the exclusive right to negotiate (ERN). If the […]

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