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Saving California | Exclusive – Journalist who broke the Katie Hill Scandal

Saving California | Exclusive – Journalist who broke the Katie Hill Scandal

    By Gina Harden In her recent NY Times op-ed, disgraced bisexual Congresswoman Katie Hill from Southern California’s 25th District writes: “The day that my communications director ran into my office and showed me the nudes and private text messages that had been published on a right-wing website called Red State, everything came crashing […]

Simi Approves $33M Loan for Aging Water Quality Control Plant

Simi Approves $33M Loan for Aging Water Quality Control Plant

By  Gina Harden SIMI VALLEY – The City Council unanimously approved a $33.85 million dollar loan to design and construct eleven energy-related projects for the City’s Water Quality Control Plant (WQCP). The WQCP is the city’s largest electricity consumer. Ron Fuchiwaki, Public Works Director, presented a report outlining strategies to reduce city utility costs by […]

Simi Council Considers New Sales Tax

Simi Council Considers New Sales Tax

By  Gina Harden SIMI VALLEY – Mayor Mashburn pushed back against Councilmember Luevanos’s argument in favor of raising the sales tax currently pegged to the State minimum 7.25%. He conceded, however, to requests from Luevanos and Mayor Pro Tem Cavanaugh, to forward the staff report to Neighborhood Councils for further input. Staff, at Luevanos’s request, […]

Assemblymember Irwin Headlines Knights of Columbus Civic Night

Assemblymember Irwin Headlines Knights of Columbus Civic Night

By  Gina Harden OXNARD – Monday evening, the Oxnard Chapter of the Knights of Columbus (KOC), hosted their annual Civic Night to honor those in public service. About 150 KOC members and community guests gathered for a dinner banquet featuring speaker Jacqui Irwin, Assemblymember 44th District. Distinguished guests included Oxnard and Port Hueneme police officers, […]

Simi Valley | Member Champions First Amendment While Trampling on Second as Council Resets Protocols

Simi Valley | Member Champions First Amendment While Trampling on Second as Council Resets Protocols

By  Gina Harden SIMI VALLLEY – During August 26, 2019 City Council meeting, Councilman Judge called the question, ending heated exchange between Luevanos and Mayor Mashburn concerning the adoption of a resolution to establish City Council Meeting protocols. The resolution passed 4-1 with Luevanos dissenting. Luevanos highlighted first amendment concerns that “the total amount of […]