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Camarillo Hosts Public Meetings And Invites Community Input On Redrawing District Lines

Camarillo Hosts Public Meetings And Invites Community Input On Redrawing District Lines

by Chris Bailey 11 October 2021 Camarillo, Ventura County The Camarillo City Council will host the first of four public hearings on the redistricting process on October 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Redistricting is underway throughout California and involves the redrawing of district lines to balance the population in each of the 5 voting districts. […]

Here’s A Brown Act, There’s a Brown Act, Everywhere A Brown Act

Here’s A Brown Act, There’s a Brown Act, Everywhere A Brown Act

by Chris Bailey 20 July 2021, Camarillo, Ventura County 54950.0  “In enacting this chapter, the Legislature finds and declares that the public commissions, boards and councils and the other public agencies in this State exist to aid in the conduct of the people’s business. It is the intent of the law that their actions be […]

A History, Review And Current Discussions Regarding The Camarillo Airport 1976 Joint Powers Agreement(JPA)

A History, Review And Current Discussions Regarding The Camarillo Airport 1976 Joint Powers Agreement(JPA)

by Chris Bailey 08 July 2021, Camarillo Ventura County In a land that time forgot, when Nehru shirts and love beads were standard fare, there was Oxnard Air Force Base, which was actually in Camarillo. It was decommissioned on January 1, 1970, and for anyone who lived in Camarillo at the time, the politics of […]

The Queen of Hearts would approve of Oakland “justice”

The Queen of Hearts would approve of Oakland “justice”

Oakland’s Building Services Division has a long history of mistreating the city’s property owners and engaging in systemic conflicts of interest. Thomas Lippman owns rental property in the city. The agency cited him for $10,000 worth of alleged building code violations. Lippman, who believes these citations are unwarranted, pursued an appeal but ran into a […]

Unaddressed Problems That Threaten Your Quality Of Life In Ventura

Unaddressed Problems That Threaten Your Quality Of Life In Ventura

VREG’s State Of The City No doubt that Ventura is a magnificent place to call home. On many aspects, VREG agrees on more points with our Mayor and City Council, than disagree. Ventura’s citizens are proud of our fine police force and our fire department. Our city employees are a dedicated group of men and […]

Neglecting the Pension Crisis Doesn’t Make It Disappear

Neglecting the Pension Crisis Doesn’t Make It Disappear

NEGLECTING THE PENSION CRISIS DOESN’T MAKE IT DISAPPEAR For eight years Ventura has done little to remedy the unfunded pension liability. During that time, there have been three different City Councils. Yet they made only a modest effort to solve the problem. They got employees to agree to contribute toward their own retirement. Meanwhile, those […]