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California Saw 15th Largest Home Price Increases In 2021

California Saw 15th Largest Home Price Increases In 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to the economy, and one of the most profound impacts has been on the residential real estate market in the U.S. For more than a year and a half, an unusual combination of factors has left would-be homebuyers navigating a highly competitive market with prices growing at an […]

California Economy Is 10th Most Dependent On Securities Trading

California Economy Is 10th Most Dependent On Securities Trading

Mike LaFirenza While much of the economy has struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic, one area that has consistently performed well is the equities market. One of the most commonly followed stock indices, the S&P 500, took a major hit in the early days of the pandemic, losing nearly one-third of its value in February and […]

Before Council approves a 35% rate increase to your water, waste water and sewer bills …

Before Council approves a 35% rate increase to your water, waste water and sewer bills …

By Phil Molina Editor’s note: Although this is about Oxnard, it could apply to almost any municipality.   ​Friends, Elected Officials: What should Oxnard citizens expect from the staff and our Elected Officials when they are proposing over 30% increases in water, sewer, and solid waste fees? My suggestion: The process that ought to be […]