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Democrats Risk Backlash Over Pushing Russia Probes, Strategists and Candidates Say

Democrats Risk Backlash Over Pushing Russia Probes, Strategists and Candidates Say

There is apparent discord within the U.S. Democratic Party over how vigorously it should emphasize allegations of collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia, according to Politico. Democratic candidates and political operatives expressed concern to Politico that maintaining the Russia controversy as a primary issue, instead of health care and other pocketbook issues, could […]

Seattle homeowners sue over being forced to help fill candidates’ coffers

Seattle homeowners sue over being forced to help fill candidates’ coffers

Seattle’s new “democracy voucher” program flouts the First Amendment by forcing property owners, through a new tax, to subsidize other people’s political campaign donations and fund candidates not of their choosing. So contends a lawsuit challenging the program, filed today in King County Superior Court by Pacific Legal Foundation.  PLF represents two of the thousands […]

Campaign Sign Blight?

Campaign Sign Blight?

By George Miller We had a record infestation of election campaign signs this year, all over Ventura County- literally thousands of them for ecvery office from School board to Senator. One thing we noticed this year is that nearly all of them were for local, state or congressional offices and ballot measures- hardly any for […]

Election Night in Thousand Oaks

Election Night in Thousand Oaks

. , , By William Hicks I am more comfortable behind a camera than a pen, so be patient with me. I headed out to the Republican Headquarters in Thousand Oaks around 6:30 so that I would be ahead of the crowd that was expected at 7:30. I far underestimated my timing as the room […]

Oxnard Mayoral candidate forum, by CICA

Oxnard Mayoral candidate forum, by CICA

This Oxnard Mayoral candidate forum on 10-8-16 was hosted and moderated (Tom Petersen) by the Channel Islands Community Association (CICA). All three candidates participated: Incumbent Mayor and school teacher Tim Flynn, UCSB project manager Miguel Lopez and businessman Armando Sepulveda. Event video by KADYTV   CICA President kicked off the session and introduced the moderator, CICA board member […]

Two Things That Don’t Really Bother Me About Trump, Two Things That Do

Two Things That Don’t Really Bother Me About Trump, Two Things That Do

By Thomas L. Knapp I won’t be voting for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in November. I won’t be voting for his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, either. I’m not sure who I’ll vote for, but I’m sure it won’t be either of those two. Still, I try to be fair-minded, and in my opinion Trump […]

Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce and CLU present the Candidates Forum — October 5th

Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce and CLU present the Candidates Forum — October 5th

      Sponsors: – Cohen, Begun & Deck, LLP – Waste Management 6:00pm – Candidates for California State Senate – Steve Fazio – Henry Stern 7:15pm – Candidates for Thousand Oaks City Council – Al Adam – Anne LaFianza – Billy Martin – Rob McCoy Candidates will make opening and closing statements and will […]

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association — Ballot Recommendations

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association — Ballot Recommendations

The following are the only official recommendations made by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Political Action Committee. (Please note that HJTA and HJTA-PAC do not provide recommendations on all initiative measures or in all candidate elections.) nurse arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>November 8, 2016 BALLOT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TAXPAYERS The Howard […]

Oxnard City Treasurer candidate videos

Oxnard City Treasurer candidate videos

The Making of a Great Oxnard City Clerk

The Making of a Great Oxnard City Clerk

By Peter K. Godinez, Ambassador to Public Sector, SoCal Office Technologies – A Xerox Company The position of the City of Oxnard Clerk plays such a vital role in the success of the city. Yet its importance has been overlooked compared to the other offices in this largest city municipality in the tri-counties of California (Ventura, Santa Barbara and […]