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Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government | Shocking News About The Clean Power Alliance (CPA) ♻️ Vote

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government | Shocking News About The Clean Power Alliance (CPA) ♻️ Vote

“ When in doubt, don’t.” —Benjamin Franklin Thank the Councilmembers Cheryl Heitmann, Christy Weir, Lorrie Brown and Sofia Rubalcava for higher electrical costs, higher water, and wastewater rates. Also thank them for less police protection, fire safety and street paving, all so the City Council can save face and make all residents’ environmental champions.   Every […]

What Does This Sound Like … Listen Carefully …  Do you hear ENRON???

What Does This Sound Like … Listen Carefully …  Do you hear ENRON???

  By Keith Moore   …….Check your Mail….. Did you receive a notice from CPA – The Clean Power Alliance???   Read the very fine print…….On May, 2019, unless you formally  object…… your electricity supplier will automatically switch to CPA from Southern California Edison …….   You must call 888-585-3788, or go to www.cleanpoweralliance.org to remain with Edison (cost 50 cents!) Check out your […]

City of Ventura Announces Launch of Clean Power Alliance

City of Ventura Announces Launch of Clean Power Alliance

The City of Ventura is proud to announce that our community will soon enjoy the advantages of clean, renewable power at competitive rates. On February 26, 2018, the Ventura City Council voted to join the Clean Power Alliance. Starting in February 2019, Clean Power Alliance will be the new electricity provider for our community. Clean […]

Oxnard Treasurer and Mayoral candidate attacked on CPA license

Oxnard Treasurer and Mayoral candidate attacked on CPA license

By George Miller There has been much political battling in Oxnard, including personal attacks on special election candidates, including plenty of mudslinging. Controversial and aggressive Oxnard Treasurer Phil Molina has also been attacked, even though he is not running for office. He has challenged various City financial norms he says are unacceptable and some powerful […]

Oxnard mayoral candidate Aaron Starr’s CPA status challenged

Oxnard mayoral candidate Aaron Starr’s CPA status challenged

By George Miller Recently, multiple people have challenged Oxnard Mayoral candidate and local financial executive Aaron Starr’s right to use the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) title. It doesn’t appear that Starr has been using that title, although others, including even this publication have incorrectly bestowed that title on him. He IS a CPA, but currently […]

Oxnard Accountant explains the why and how of municipal debt

Oxnard Accountant explains the why and how of municipal debt

Column By Lawrence P. Stein Larry Stein, mind Accountant and former Oxnard Mayoral candidate, medications explains debt rationale, buy mechanics and some pitfalls of municipal finance,using examples from Oxnard, CA Introduction Most people understand the concept of debt- they have it. Government debt, in particular municipal debt, has some variations to consumer debt. Debt occurs when […]

Oxnard: Major investigation of employee leave time abuse – $2.6MM+

By George Miller Oxnard does investigation of employee vacation/leave time abuse- Tipsters have been trying to get action on this for a long time. It took a tag team of Councilman Bert Perello and new City Manager Greg Nyhoff to get it going. Other Council members have been supportive. Oxnard has been beset with multiple […]