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Resident creates “Citizens for a Better Oxnard” resource for candidate information

Resident creates “Citizens for a Better Oxnard” resource for candidate information

By Manuel Herrera I created Citizens for a better Oxnard in an effort to inform the public of where each candidate stands on the issues.  Through our group page it allows the citizens and candidates to interact with each other.  I also created it because in talking to the public I found that their reasons […]

Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Announces Candidates Forum

Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Announces Candidates Forum

Election 2016: Think Three’s a Crowd? Try 2,000

Election 2016: Think Three’s a Crowd? Try 2,000

By Thomas L. Knapp Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson is a “fringe candidate.” I’m not sure what definition of “fringe” Trump is using. Johnson is a former governor, elected twice as a Republican in a Democrat-leaning state. Trump’s main presidential qualification seems to be his legendary skill at trolling […]

Populist Candidates Still Ignore Government Unions

Populist Candidates Still Ignore Government Unions

Primary season is ON! List of candidates on VC ballot here

Primary season is ON! List of candidates on VC ballot here

By George Miller,  originally published April, 2016 “You may ignore politics, but politics won’t ignore you.” 2016 is a Presidential election year. Although California has one of the last primaries, it may be decisive in helping to determine which candidates are on the November ballot. In addition, many down-ticket positions are up for election this […]

Ballot Recommendations with the Taxpayer in mind — Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association

Ballot Recommendations with the Taxpayer in mind — Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association takes positions on issues of direct concern to taxpayers.  We also may take positions on ballot measures that will impact the economy.    Because initiatives (measures placed on the ballot through signature gathering) have, by law, been moved to the November ballot, HJTA will list most recommendations this fall. The one […]

Supervisor’s Race Heats Up With Endorsements

Supervisor’s Race Heats Up With Endorsements

In the race to fill the vacancy in District 3 by retiring Supervisor Kathy Long two candidates have received endorsements. Santa Paula Mayor Martin Hernandez receives support of Fillmore’s mayor and Fire Chief Fillmore Mayor Diane McCall, Councilman Manuel Minjares, and Fire Chief Keith Gurrola hosted an event at the Martin Hernandez mobile campaign office […]

Town Hall for Democrats in Iowa Caucus

Town Hall for Democrats in Iowa Caucus

By Sheryl Hamlin On January 25, 2016, exactly one week before the Iowa Caucus voting for President, the Democrats held a Town Hall allowing each candidate to speak without conditions or interruptions on subjects presented by audience members. Chris Cuomo of New York moderated the Town Hall. He called on the audience members and prodded […]

Another Democrat quits presidential race- now what?

Another Democrat quits presidential race- now what?

By George Miller   Now, it’s Lincoln Chafee. Video: Jim Webb triumphant entrance to Spin Room 10-13-15  Last week Jim Webb dropped out of the Democrat presidential race, not long after the 10-13-15 debate in Las Vegas. It had finally become apparent to him that there was a huge gap between what he believed and current Democrat ideology. […]

Behind the Scenes Photos from the Vegas DemDebate

Behind the Scenes Photos from the Vegas DemDebate

 By Brian Berman, 10-14-15- Las Vegas  . Editor’s note: Mr. Berman sat next to our Mr. Miller and Mr. Langsam in the media room. He was kind enough to share this fine collection and comments. The slang and grammatical errors are deliberate, for effect. All photos by Brian Berman.  . Pre Dem debate from Inside […]