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Should We Buy Oxnard’s City Manager Alex Nguyen a Dictionary?

Should We Buy Oxnard’s City Manager Alex Nguyen a Dictionary?

    By Aaron Starr Unfortunately, name-calling is the level of discourse we have come to expect from Oxnard City Hall. In last week’s issue of the Tri County Sentry, Oxnard City Manager Alex Nguyen called yours truly a “Fascist” because we use the democratic process to bring increased transparency to local government. By implication, […]

Starr’s Response to Oxnard City Manager’s December 30 Press Statement

Starr’s Response to Oxnard City Manager’s December 30 Press Statement

  Starr Coalition for Moving Oxnard Forward “If you have the facts on your side, pound the facts. If you have the law on your side, pound the law. If you have neither on your side, pound the table.” — Lawyer’s adage It’s sad that Oxnard City Manager Alex Nguyen published a petty press release […]

Oxnard Ordered to Repay $34 Million

Oxnard Ordered to Repay $34 Million

    Breaking News! Victory in court today! The City of Oxnard had been skimming as much as $7 million per year from the City’s three utility enterprises (water, wastewater and solid waste) … and diverting the money to the general fund for what they call an Infrastructure Use Fee (IUF). Our contention has been that the […]

POLITCS | Who is Moving Oxnard Forward? What do they stand for? (Look at the link for a short video about Measure L)

POLITCS | Who is Moving Oxnard Forward? What do they stand for? (Look at the link for a short video about Measure L)

Official Ballot Argument Supporting Measure L BRING FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY TO OXNARD CITY HALL! Concerned about transparency, performance, and accountability in government these days? If yes, join more than 12,000 local residents who signed our petition to place the Oxnard Fiscal Transparency and Accountability Act on the ballot – and vote Yes on Measure […]

Court of Appeal Rules in City’s Favor to Overturn Aaron Starr’s Measure M Wastewater Rate Ordinance Repeal

Court of Appeal Rules in City’s Favor to Overturn Aaron Starr’s Measure M Wastewater Rate Ordinance Repeal

By City of Oxnard OXNARD, Calif. – The Second District Court of Appeal ruled on October 13, 2020, that Aaron Starr’s Measure M ballot initiative, a repeal of the City’s wastewater rate ordinance in 2016, would negatively affect the public’s health and safety. The Court opinion stated that: “Common decency and the law require that […]

Oxnard Activist Calls Out City Manager, Council Members, for Political Mudslinging

Oxnard Activist Calls Out City Manager, Council Members, for Political Mudslinging

    By Doug Partello I sat through the October 6 Oxnard City Council meeting, and stayed til midnight to have my three minutes of public comment on the item for extending the City Manager’s contract. Unfortunately, I could not be heard, the transmission was garbled. So, I would like to share the essence of […]

Watch: Oxnard Ballot Measures Forum Video

Watch: Oxnard Ballot Measures Forum Video

By George Miller Wondering what the Oxnard Ballot Measures are all about? Aaron Starr, initiator of most of this year’s Oxnard ballot measures (F, L, M &N) , faced off with City Manager Alex Nguyen (Measure E 1 1/2% sales tax increase) in a debate about the measures. This is the first time that initiators […]

Oxnard Again Slapped Down by a Judge-and Aaron Starr, Calls Snap Council Meeting for Friday 1 PM

Oxnard Again Slapped Down by a Judge-and Aaron Starr, Calls Snap Council Meeting for Friday 1 PM

    By George Miller Oxnard calls emergency special meeting to place Starr voter initiatives on ballot with their modified prejudicial language in possible violation of the law. Local financial executive and activist Aaron Starr is known as an enfant terrible of local Oxnard politics- hated and feared by statists- especially most local Oxnard officials. […]

Oxnard: Failing Municipal Law 101, Dragged Back Into Court

Oxnard: Failing Municipal Law 101, Dragged Back Into Court

  Moving Oxnard Forward   “When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.” – – Benjamin Disraeli We filed a lawsuit regarding the term limits initiative. We are scheduled to be in court on Thursday…. Ex Parte Application Petition for Writ of Mandate ***Please Share With Oxnard Friends and […]

Politics | Oxnard’s Measure B’s Transparency Veto

Politics | Oxnard’s Measure B’s Transparency Veto

Fun Fact:  Oxnard Measure B’s “transparency” provisions include veto clauses.   Yes, you read that correctly.  Copied straight from the text of Measure B: “All agreements requiring City Council approval must be posted on the City’s website and made available to the public prior to City Council action unless determined otherwise by the city attorney.” […]

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