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Oxnard Inter-Neighborhood Council debate of City Council candidates- 10-13-16

Oxnard Inter-Neighborhood Council debate of City Council candidates- 10-13-16

The Oxnard Inter Neighborhood Council Organization (INCO) sponsored an Oxnard City Council candidates forum on October 13, 2016 at the Oxnard Performing Art and Convention Center theater. Candidates fielded questions submitted to League of Women Voters moderator David Maron by the public and INCO. Event Video by Dan Pinedo Candidates participating were:  Aaron Starr, Al Velasquez, Bryan […]

Resident anger over Oxnard maneuver to shut down ballot initiative for wastewater rate hike rescinding

Resident anger over Oxnard maneuver to shut down ballot initiative for wastewater rate hike rescinding

By George Miller We reported last week that the city had employed a slick legal maneuver (complaint for declaratory relief) to stall the wastewater rate increase-rescinding ballot initiative filed by local activist/City Council candidate Aaron Starr. The City claimed that the initiative was “illegal” because it would deprive the City of revenues needed to provide […]

Good news/bad news at Oxnard Fiscal Policy Task Force meeting- $89 million in discovered liabilities, no bank reconciliation yet and ….

Good news/bad news at Oxnard Fiscal Policy Task Force meeting- $89 million in discovered liabilities, no bank reconciliation yet and ….

By George Miller First the bad news: $89 million dollars in previously undiscovered liabilities; failure to reconcile bank statements for a year; no CAFR until February 2016 (best estimate); $10 million in golf course losses, $40 million in deferred compensation liabilities not shown; weak internal controls; antiquated systems The City Council formed the Fiscal Policy […]

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 5-6-15 news segment

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 5-6-15 news segment

By George Miller On this segment (5-6-15) of the Good Morning Oxnard Show- Host Peter Godinez interviews George Miller, Publisher of CitizensJournal.us on Oxnard News, consisting of: 5/9 Mariachi Festival;  Mandatory water conservation; Harbor management agreement change proposal; Long Range Property Management Plan; California Legal Assistance- on employee rights; 5/9 “Peace March”; Also, George Miller and […]