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Oxnard Planning Commission Nixes County Bid to Change Rules to Accommodate its Fishermans Wharf Redevelopment Proposal

Oxnard Planning Commission Nixes County Bid to Change Rules to Accommodate its Fishermans Wharf Redevelopment Proposal

By George Miller In a 5-1 vote, the Oxnard Planning Commission declined to approve a request by the county to change Oxnard’s Local Coastal Plan to allow a 400 apartment unit redevelopment plan for the faded icon Fisherman’s Wharf property in Channel Islands Harbor. Watch for details in our upcoming story on it. George Miller […]

Fisherman’s Wharf Public Outreach Meeting Doesn’t Go as Intended

Fisherman’s Wharf Public Outreach Meeting Doesn’t Go as Intended

By George Miller Although this was an Oxnard event, it should be of interest to anyone in the region interested in coastal/harbor recreation matters. On Monday, April 22, over 250 people showed up for a City Of Oxnard public workshop held as required for public outreach on a  proposed change to the city’s Local Coastal […]

The Tax Bill | U.S. Senate Candidate Stephen J. Schrader

The Tax Bill | U.S. Senate Candidate Stephen J. Schrader

My position on the Federal Income Tax is that we should eliminate it entirely by repealing the XVIth Amendment and replace with a “Fair Tax”, which is a federal “Sales Tax” on all goods and services that cross a state border. .  If nothing else this will, for the first time in history, make state […]

As debate opens on Obamacare bill, Senate quickly rejects the first Republican amendment

As debate opens on Obamacare bill, Senate quickly rejects the first Republican amendment

WASHINGTON—After Senate Republicans agreed to open debate Tuesday to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, they quickly shot down what was once their leading proposal for repealing and replacing Obamacare. Republicans rejected their revised bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, despite having added a provision from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, favored by conservatives and another from […]

California cuts taxes, restores 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th Amendments.

California cuts taxes, restores 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th Amendments.

“It’s time to take our cause to the people,” said the Governor, who in his first term supported a major tax increase but since then has been urging the State Legislature, without success, to make tax cuts. “Californians pay higher taxes than workers in any other Western state and we have one of the highest income […]

Anchor Babies and Donald Trump

Anchor Babies and Donald Trump

By Leo G. Alvarez . Now what has Donald Trump stirred up? An Anchor Baby is defined is a child born in America to a woman not a citizen of this country. Some people feel that it is a deliberate act committed by a woman to ensure she will not be deported (ICE totally disagrees […]

Article V Convention: X Facts and VII Arguments

Article V Convention: X Facts and VII Arguments

Viewpoint By Rep. Kelly Townsend (AZ-LD16) January 12, 2014 The Maricopa County Republican Committee narrowly defeated a resolution that would denounce support of an Article V Convention.  This method of proposing amendments to the Constitution has never been done before, so it is understandable that we are less than scholars on the subject, and vulnerable […]

Simi Attorney Baxter Resigns, Whiteface Specific Plan amendment approved, SEIU seeks CalPers health plan

Simi Attorney Baxter Resigns, Whiteface Specific Plan amendment approved, SEIU seeks CalPers health plan

By Debra Tash The Simi Valley City Council accepted the resignation of City Attorney, sick Marjorie Baxter in a closed session at their September 9th, price 2013 council meeting.  The City Attorney has two open investigations against her, including a defamation claim filed by Assistant City Attorney David Caceres on July 17 requesting $100,000 in […]