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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.” […]

Debate on Oxnard Measure B Ballot Initiative at Oxnard College

Debate on Oxnard Measure B Ballot Initiative at Oxnard College

By Dan Pinedo On February 12, 2020, the League Of Women Voters: Ventura County and Oxnard College sponsored a forum on Measure B at the Oxnard College Performing Arts Center, a measure submitted to the voters by the City Council of Oxnard.  Measure B will appear on the March 3, 2020 primary election ballot. David […]

POLITICS | What’s Wrong with Measure B

POLITICS | What’s Wrong with Measure B

Measure B, the so called “Government Accountability and Ethics Act”, is a defective incumbent protection scheme written at the direction of City Manager Alexander Nguyen, and placed on the March 2020 primary ballot by the Oxnard City Council.  It is designed to extend city council terms, handcuff the council’s political challengers and kneecap several citizen-sponsored […]

Oxnard Council OK’s Deal to Help Keep Ormond Beach Plant Open in Return for Later Demolition

Oxnard Council OK’s Deal to Help Keep Ormond Beach Plant Open in Return for Later Demolition

By George Miller At the 1-21-20 meeting, the Oxnard City Council considered and approved a proposal that would keep the Ormond Beach power plant open for at least another two more years, in return for the operating company, Gen-On, to fund then demolish and remediate the soil it when  it finally closes (details in linked […]

In Surprise Move, Oxnard Council Adopts Starr Term Limits, BUT ….

In Surprise Move, Oxnard Council Adopts Starr Term Limits, BUT ….

By George Miller The Oxnard Council adopted Aaron Starr/Moving Oxnard Forward’s term limits ballot measure at the 1-21-20 meeting. Many anticipated that the council would also attempt to litigate this like they signaled they would with three other Starr initiatives at last week’s special meeting. But in a surprise maneuver, they actually adopted the initiative […]

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