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Oxnard Says No to Amendment in Fisherman’s Wharf Apartment Project

Oxnard Says No to Amendment in Fisherman’s Wharf Apartment Project

By Debbie Mitchell CITY OF OXNARD Harbor TASK FORCE MEETING Regarding City of Oxnard’s Jurisdictional Role in Ventura County’s FISHERMAN’S WHARF APARTMENT PROJECT  CITY SAYS NO to Amendment The Harbor Task Force Meeting was attended by over 120 residents at the PAC on Thursday September 29th. The Mayor opened the meeting with an explanation that […]

Go Fund Me Supporters Raise Funds for Simi Valley Athlete

Go Fund Me Supporters Raise Funds for Simi Valley Athlete

By Tim Pompey When 17-year-old Vincenzo McFadden developed a severe cough, neither his parents nor his pediatrician thought it might be life threatening. Eventually, when the cough persisted, Vincenzo’s doctor prescribed steroids. On a Friday, the cough got better and parents Rick and Rita McFadden thought everything was okay. Late Monday morning, Vincenzo, who had […]

Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Redevelopment Hits Coastal Commission Snag

Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Redevelopment Hits Coastal Commission Snag

By Tim Pompey The current redevelopment proposal for Fisherman’s Wharf, managed by the Ventura County Harbor Department, and in cooperation with developers Geoff Palmer,Tom Tellefsen & Peter Mullen of Channel Islands Properties, LLC, has been delayed by the California Coastal Commission, primarily over concerns about conflicts with current Oxnard city zoning ordinances and questions regarding […]

Fair Artistry Is Both Local and Global

Fair Artistry Is Both Local and Global

By Tim Pompey It’s another beautiful day for browsing around at the Ventura County Fair. Their latest theme: “A Country Fair with Ocean Air.” The saying seems particularly appropriate today as a cool breeze blows off the ocean and the sky is a shimmering, cloudless blue. Never mind the long lines to get through the […]

Veterans Bond Over Fishing and Military Service

Veterans Bond Over Fishing and Military Service

By Tim Pompey What do deep sea fishing and military service have in common? For Brian Barber, a retired Marine sergeant and president of Anglers Anonymous Ventura Coast (www.anglersanonymousvc.weebly.com), it’s about carrying out a mission. “To me, it’s almost like doing another field exercise,” he explained. “When I’m with my military brothers and sisters doing […]

Dreams and War: Local Author Releases New Book

Dreams and War: Local Author Releases New Book

Book Review: Dream-Scape

Book Review: Dream-Scape

By David Stewart A novel by Tim Pompey Sarah Perse is a human wreck. Burned badly from an IED explosion during the Iraq war in 2004, she now lives a hermit’s life in a small town in northern Idaho. Suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, too much drinking, and drug abuse, Perse serves as the town’s […]

Santa Clara River breaks through McGrath State Beach sandbar

Santa Clara River breaks through McGrath State Beach sandbar

By George Miller There wasn’t a huge amount of rain over the weekend, but it was significant. In fact, it was enough to increase the Santa Clara river flow to break through the sandbar at the river mouth. This drained the lagoon which has been flooding the park facilities, rendering them unusable and damaging them.  Thanks to photographer Donna Hendricks […]

Simi Valley Residents Protest Planned Opening of Residential Detox Facility

Simi Valley Residents Protest Planned Opening of Residential Detox Facility

Last December, when residents in a quiet section of Simi Valley known as the “Texas tracts” learned that a residential drug and alcohol detox facility was moving into their neighborhood, they were concerned and in some cases appalled that a for profit business could simply buy a house in a residential area, get a license […]

Direct Energy Solar Offers Community Solar Programs

Direct Energy Solar Offers Community Solar Programs

What is the “community solar movement?”   By Tim Pompey California is moving swiftly toward expanding the use of renewable energy sources (wind, solar, geothermal) as part of the state’s overall energy package for its customers. Governor Jerry Brown announced in his most recent state of the state address last January that he would like […]