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Camarillo City Council returns to public meetings. July Fireworks MAY be coming back!

Camarillo City Council returns to public meetings. July Fireworks MAY be coming back!

News By Chris Bailey 2 May 2021, Camarillo The Camarillo City Council reentered the in-person meeting world on Wednesday, April 28th, and it went off without a hitch for the most part. A little about “for the most part” later in this report. I’ve been to Camarillo Council meetings in the past. Reflecting on why […]

Camarillo Recall Needs Your Help!

Camarillo Recall Needs Your Help!

We have a lovely, safe, and pleasant community, and it is now at risk! Two members of our City Council are promoting dangerous, radical and divisive ideologies that threaten our peaceful atmosphere and even our public safety!! THEY MUST BE STOPPED! We are literally fighting for the soul of Camarillo. All of us together can […]

Oxnard Officials Fail to Respect Will of The People

Oxnard Officials Fail to Respect Will of The People

Guest Editorial By Doug Partello   It seems our City officials only respect the will of the people when they win a majority in their own elections, or win ballot measures they promote. The people spoke when the ridiculously high increase in wastewater rates were imposed, with then Measure M. They lost in court, then […]

Deadlock Broken: Oxnard Opts to Go To Temp. Appointment of District 2 Council, Followed by November Special Election

Deadlock Broken: Oxnard Opts to Go To Temp. Appointment of District 2 Council, Followed by November Special Election

By George Miller In a long, but civil debate, public speakers first presented dueling views, then the Oxnard Council debated how to fill the District 2 Council slot left vacant today. Incumbent Carmen Ramirez resigned and was sworn in as District 5 Ventura County Supervisor.  The Council was definitely not of one mind. Some were […]

Oxnard to Decide How to Fill Vacant District 2 Council Seat

Oxnard to Decide How to Fill Vacant District 2 Council Seat

EDITORIAL By George Miller Oxnard District 2 Council Member/Mayor ProTem Carmen Ramirez bailed out midway in her term to take the District 5 County Board of Supervisors seat vacated by John Zaragoza. who won the Mayor’s post. The Council intends to decide at the January 5 council meeting whether to fill the seat with an […]

Warning- Oxnard City Mgr. Threatens “Noncompliant” Businesses, “Large Gatherings,” with Fines, Water Shutoff

Warning- Oxnard City Mgr. Threatens “Noncompliant” Businesses, “Large Gatherings,” with Fines, Water Shutoff

By George Miller Local officials are worried about worsening COVID19 official statistics and are looking for ways to slow the spread of the virus. Notes from last night’s Oxnard City Council meeting: From Agenda Item G-1-COVID Update (Presented by City Mgr Alex Nguyen) Only 5% ICU bed county availability, record “cases”, 12% of positives are […]

Camarillo decides to make electricity more expensive during pandemic

Camarillo decides to make electricity more expensive during pandemic

    By Thomas McFoy The Camarillo City Council met on 12/09/2020 and council member Susan Santangelo brought up that she wanted to change the default energy level to 100% green energy.  After discussion and phone in comments, the council unanimously decided to go with a compromised version of this and then revisit next year […]

New Ventura City Councilmembers sworn in

New Ventura City Councilmembers sworn in

Ventura, Calif. — The City of Ventura has sworn-in three newly elected Councilmembers at the City Council reorganization meeting hosted on Monday, December 14, 2020. Doug Halter, Mike Johnson, and Joe Schroeder each took oaths of office for council districts 2, 3 and 7. The new members join the seven-seat Council, which includes Mayor Sofia Rubalcava (District […]

Camarillo | RV Parking Restrictions To Be Reinstated January 4

Camarillo | RV Parking Restrictions To Be Reinstated January 4

Camarillo, California – The Camarillo City Council will reinstate parking restrictions for Recreational Vehicle (RV) parking on city public streets, beginning January 4, 2021. This means that beginning January 4, 2021, an RV may only be legally parked on a City street by obtaining a permit. There are two types of permits available: COVID 30 […]

Oxnard Moves to Take Local Control of EMS Ambulance Services

Oxnard Moves to Take Local Control of EMS Ambulance Services

    By Doug Partello   The City of Oxnard moves to take over EMS ambulance services, cut Ventura County EMS Services(VCEMS), and AMR/Gold Coast Ambulance Service(GCA) out of the picture, per the recommendation of interim Oxnard Fire Chief, Alexander Hamilton. He claims poor response times, high cost, private companies choosing money over saving lives, Oxnard […]

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