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Oxnard Council: Finalized Cannabis Sales, Short Term Rental Rules; Ban of Flavored Cigarettes

Oxnard Council: Finalized Cannabis Sales, Short Term Rental Rules; Ban of Flavored Cigarettes

By George Miller SUMMARY At the 12-3-19 Meeting, the Oxnard Council made a few  changes and approved final legislation for cannabis sales in the City. The next step is implementing supporting ordinances. After years of work, final short term rental (STR) rules were approved, with some exceptions carved out for The Colony/Harbor Island developments and […]

Neighbors Ask Judge to Halt Construction of San Fran Homeless Shelter

Neighbors Ask Judge to Halt Construction of San Fran Homeless Shelter

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views San Fran has a massive homeless problem.  Billions—yes billions are being spent (at least allocated) to fight the problem of homelessness and affordable housing).  Nice words when the politicians demand higher taxes and fees.  When it comes down to actually fixing the problem—nothing but laughter. “A […]

Proposed Embarcadero Waterfront Homeless Shelter Not A Treat For San Francisco Residents

Proposed Embarcadero Waterfront Homeless Shelter Not A Treat For San Francisco Residents

Whitney Tipton | Contributor   The Port Commission of San Francisco is set to approve a prime Embarcadero waterfront location for what will be the largest homeless shelter in the city. The commissioners, appointed by the mayor, are scheduled to vote on the proposal April 23. It is expected to be approved. “The commission is […]

City of Port Hueneme Purchases Beds for Homeless Shelter

City of Port Hueneme Purchases Beds for Homeless Shelter

The homeless issue in the City of Port Hueneme and City of Oxnard is a concern we have all been dealing with and remains the most demanding call for service amongst our police agencies. The City of Oxnard has recently opened the temporary regional housing shelter at 351 South K Street. One of their identified […]

Homeless Shelter May Allow Additional Car Sleeping

Homeless Shelter May Allow Additional Car Sleeping

By Lori Denman Top discussions for the Ventura City Council included the topic of the upcoming homeless shelter, the Amgen Tour for 2019 and water issues. Deputy Mayor LaVere opened up the Ventura City Council meeting of October 29 with the first special presentation, in which Mayor Neal Andrews was absent. As part of Ventura […]

Council Moves Forward with Homeless Shelters

Council Moves Forward with Homeless Shelters

By Lori Denman Ventura City Council voted for the city to move forward with planning and setting up a temporary foul weather shelter by December. A year-round shelter plan will also move forward. However, there was no discussion of the shelter’s status of being low barrier. Which means, no rules (as of yet) for clients […]

Oxnard Low Barrier Homeless Shelter Funding Discussed at City Council Tomorrow

Oxnard Low Barrier Homeless Shelter Funding Discussed at City Council Tomorrow

By Lori Denman-Underhill There is a proposed plan to open a low barrier   24-hour year-round homeless shelter by December in Oxnard. If the budget is approved tomorrow night at the Oxnard City Council meeting, seed money will be partially given from the $1.5 million of Measure O to fund the shelter (see graphic below). Homeless […]