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Ventura | Our Advice: Let The Man Do His Job

Ventura | Our Advice: Let The Man Do His Job

“History Doesn’t Repeat Itself, But It Often Rhymes.” —Mark Twain Ventura finds itself staring down another multi-million-dollar budget deficit. This time we must overcome a 10% deficit, or $12 million. Most people’s attention won’t be on the budget because they’re focused on COVID-19 and the upheavals it has caused. The City Council will use the […]

Californians Are Staring At A $54-Billion Deficit After Gov Newsom Instituted A Statewide Lockdown

Californians Are Staring At A $54-Billion Deficit After Gov Newsom Instituted A Statewide Lockdown

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . The statewide lockdowns California Gov. Gavin Newsom put in place to slow the pandemic have resulted in a massive budget shortfall of $54.3 billion, he said Thursday. Newsom’s stay-at-home orders in March forced non-essential businesses to close, prompting millions of Californians to file for unemployment. The Democratic governor’s administration is predicting that the […]

Public Works Director City of Oxnard Responds to ‘A Winning Solution for the City of Oxnard is a Win for Us All’

Public Works Director City of Oxnard Responds to ‘A Winning Solution for the City of Oxnard is a Win for Us All’

    By Rosemarie R. Gaglione It is true that the City of Oxnard is seeking creative solutions to our General Fund budget woes. However, United Water Conservation District Director Sheldon Berger’s recent suggestion to sell Oxnard’s recycled water to United as a way of filling the City’s budget gap is not a viable option. […]

Your Turn: A Winning Solution for the City of Oxnard is a Win for Us All

Your Turn: A Winning Solution for the City of Oxnard is a Win for Us All

    By Sheldon Berger Reports of the City’s $9.2 million shortfall which could result in the closing of Oxnard Performing Arts and Convention Center, Carnegie Art Museum and the La Colonia Branch Library are disconcerting.  However, there is a solution being offered by United Water Conservation District (United) that would eliminate the City’s budget […]