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Oxnard Council recallers stalked

Oxnard Council recallers stalked

By George Miller Recent street incidents between opponents of the Oxnard City Council recall and its supporters highlight a hard fought and sometimes nasty campaign unfolding. As promised, Aaron Starr of Oxnard Recall (Facebook) initiated a recall of four City Council members who voted to raise wastewater rates: Mayor Tim Flynn, Mayor Pro-Tem Carmen Ramirez, […]

Oxnard State of the City: Better

Oxnard State of the City: Better

By George Miller Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn told a crowd of residents, officials and staff that the City is better off now and explained why. The event was sponsored by the Inter-Neighborhood Council (INCO) Watch Oxnard INCO video. It was held in a cavernous hall at the Performing Arts Center which was also the venue […]

Oxnard Inter-Neighborhood Council debate of City Council candidates- 10-13-16

Oxnard Inter-Neighborhood Council debate of City Council candidates- 10-13-16

The Oxnard Inter Neighborhood Council Organization (INCO) sponsored an Oxnard City Council candidates forum on October 13, 2016 at the Oxnard Performing Art and Convention Center theater. Candidates fielded questions submitted to League of Women Voters moderator David Maron by the public and INCO. Event Video by Dan Pinedo Candidates participating were:  Aaron Starr, Al Velasquez, Bryan […]

Oxnard Downtown candidate forum- 9-28-16

Oxnard Downtown candidate forum- 9-28-16

By George Miller The Oxnard Downtown Improvement District sponsored this event, to showcase Mayoral and Council candidates to the public. The forum questions tended to emphasize downtown concerns. We didn’t see an official count, but there seemed to be about 175+ people there, which would make it the biggest Oxnard candidate forum of the year. […]

“Good Club” Oxnard candidates night

“Good Club” Oxnard candidates night

By George Miller and Dan Pinedo The local Oxnard Democratic Club, which calls itself “The Good Club,” presented most (18) of its local candidates for nine offices this week at the downtown “Cafe on A” at this well-organized event. Some other candidates didn’t make it, but it is clear that the majority of Oxnard office […]

Oxnard approves City Mgr. contract extension, new ethics policy, Ormond Beach and Landscaping deals

Oxnard approves City Mgr. contract extension, new ethics policy, Ormond Beach and Landscaping deals

By George Miller City Manager contract extension In a sometimes heated debate, the Oxnard City Council approved a one year extension of City Manager Greg Nyhoff’s contract from 5-31-17 to 5-31-18, as well as increasing leave time to 200 hours and reducing recoverable time to 60 days. See previous ARTICLE with terms. The lack of any […]

Jack Villa – Oxnard City Council candidate campaign kickoff

Jack Villa – Oxnard City Council candidate campaign kickoff

By Dan Pinedo INCO (Inter-Neighborhood Council) 1st Vice-Chair Jack Villa wants to play on the other side of the podium now, so he’s running for City Council. Shades of Bert Perello! He cited wastewater, budget, College Park, Campus Park, Campus Park and public safety as issues and will announce details later.  Mr. Villa is retired […]