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Port Hueneme Civic Activist Jim Hensley Passed Away

Port Hueneme Civic Activist Jim Hensley Passed Away

By George Miller Local Port Hueneme civic activist and resident Jim Hensley recently passed away, on July 8, 2019, after a series of long illnesses. He was a Port Hueneme former councilmember and activist for multiple causes, especially adding lifeguards, crossing guards and teaching people to swim (“Waterproofing Kids, Inc “). People always knew where […]

Attacks on Port Hueneme Councilman excessive, hypocritical?

Attacks on Port Hueneme Councilman excessive, hypocritical?

By George Miller  Port Hueneme Councilman Jim Hensley is in many ways a throwback to days bygone- a former telephone lineman- in Alaska, macho, even in his 80’s. highly politically incorrect, yet chivalrous and highly personable when he wants to be, a never say die, in your face, man’s man type of guy. He used […]

Port Hueneme: Councilman Hensley strikes back with constitutional rights abridgement lawsuit

Port Hueneme: Councilman Hensley strikes back with constitutional rights abridgement lawsuit

By George Miller Port Hueneme Council-censured Member Jim Hensley has filed a complaint against Mayor Tom Figg, former Deputy City Manager Carmen Nichols and the city, for 1st and 14th Amendment right of free speech abridgement, per a press release received today. A press conference announced only this morning was scheduled to take place at […]

Changes in Leadership at Gold Coast Transit District

Changes in Leadership at Gold Coast Transit District

Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD), Ventura County’s largest provider of public transit, has announced several changes in its Board of Directors and senior management team. The City of Port Hueneme has appointed Councilmember Jim Hensley and the City  of Ventura has appointed Councilmember Cheryl Heitmann to the Gold Coast Transit District Board of Directors. Mr. […]

Channel Islands Harbor Dredging Update

Channel Islands Harbor Dredging Update

From: Camarillo, Fred  Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2017 2:57 PM To: Butler, Rod ; Nichols, Carmen Subject: Dredging Update The dredging is continuing. Through the end of the day Tuesday, January 3rd, the dredging operation has yielded 180,000 cubic yards of material. The pre-dredging estimate of material was expected to be 24,000 cubic yards per […]

Port Hueneme Senior Luncheon ruled a great success

Port Hueneme Senior Luncheon ruled a great success

Do elections have consequences? Pt. Hueneme City Attorney resigns

Do elections have consequences? Pt. Hueneme City Attorney resigns

By George Miller Port Hueneme City Attorney Mark Hensley (no relation to Councilman Jim Hensley) resigned on 11-21-16, offering to stay on until a replacement was installed. His contract calls for 60 days notice. Hensley (First under another foirm, until he started his own in recent years- Hensley Law Group) has been City Attorney for 15 years, […]

Suspicions of Corruption as City Council of Port Hueneme Elections Approach    

Suspicions of Corruption as City Council of Port Hueneme Elections Approach    

By Daniel Gelman “The city of Port Hueneme is corrupt and is greatly in need of a cleanup. Top management is allowed by the city council to use their positions for their personal advantage, and to engage in intimidation, retaliation, the denial of civil rights, and wrongful termination.” That’s what attorney Samuel F. Galici told […]

Port Hueneme City Council Votes Against Stronger Water Quality Study

Port Hueneme City Council Votes Against Stronger Water Quality Study

By Tom Dunn  . On Monday night, 10/3/16, several SS4 (beach condos) residents were at the Port Hueneme City Council meeting Many were appalled at the vote of the council to vote down a much-needed comprehensive water study to improve PH water delivery system, water quality and public health, safety and welfare. (Agenda item 8: AUTHORIZATION TO […]

Port Hueneme Mayor abruptly resigns

Port Hueneme Mayor abruptly resigns

By George Miller Port Hueneme Mayor Doug Breeze formally resigned on 9-13-16, attributing it to a serious, antibiotic-resistant e coli infection. We are told that this has been going on a while. Breeze’s term would have expired this year and he had declined to run again. With less that two months to the election, an interim […]

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