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Ocean rescue- Vessel aground

Ocean rescue- Vessel aground

Dangerous Surf

Dangerous Surf

On July 4th, the well trained and dedicated lifeguards at Port Hueneme beach helped rescue 30 swimmers. There were several hundred swimmers in or around the water throughout the day all day long. Some were caught in rip tides which are very dangerous for inexperienced swimmers. During a rescue, it was thought a swimmer had […]

Port Hueneme Beach: Signs vs. Lifeguards!

Port Hueneme Beach: Signs vs. Lifeguards!

  At the March 21, 2016, Port Hueneme City Council meeting, Interim City Manager, John Baker, said the City’s liability insurer, the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority informed him that by placing signs “No Life Guards on Duty” on the beach in place of human Lifeguards, liability would decrease as would their liability insurance premiums.  […]

Note to Oxnard City Council about priorities

Note to Oxnard City Council about priorities

By Daniel Kalbacher Recently, the topic of “core functions” that a City offers its citizens was addressed — and that always comes back to public safety.  A “newly created” position of Cultural & Community Services Director was found on the Police Union Facebook page. According to the City Manager and his consultants, Oxnard is “lucky to […]