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Supreme Court Online Sales Tax Ruling Addresses Part of the Problem

Supreme Court Online Sales Tax Ruling Addresses Part of the Problem

  . By Dr. Kevin McNamee Sales tax is considered by economists to be one of the most equitable methods to raise revenue because it is based on consumer’s freedom of choice and is more transparent when compared to income tax rates.  In an effort to stimulate internet growth and online sales, Washington policy makers […]

Celebrate a Ventura Strong 4th of July

Celebrate a Ventura Strong 4th of July

Ventura Strong. There is no better theme for this year’s 4th of July Street Fair, held upon numerous local streets of Ventura’s Downtown Cultural District. The 43rd annual fair on Wednesday, July 4 starts at 10am on Palm Street with the band Love Handles. The music continues nonstop on Palm, Oak, Mission and California Streets until 5pm. […]

Santa Paula FY 2016/2017 Budget

Santa Paula FY 2016/2017 Budget

By Sheryl Hamlin The City Council hosted a thinly publicized budget planning session at 5:00 pm on Monday, May 16, 2016 prior to the regularly scheduled council meeting at 6:30 pm. Special Session: Budget Planning Session The agenda and documents for this special meeting may be downloaded here. The last twelve pages include a list […]

Santa Paula’s Cruise Night 2015 Season Opens

Santa Paula’s Cruise Night 2015 Season Opens

By Sheryl Hamlin A balmy Mediterranean evening welcomed the crowd who came to feast on blocks of collectible cars and culinary treats from Santa Paula’s Main Street restaurants.  Reminiscent of “A CHICKEN IN EVERY POT AND A CAR IN EVERY GARAGE” from the 1928 campaign of Herbert Hoover, drugs food and cars were plentiful. First […]

Crews quickly extinguish two fires in Ventura

Crews quickly extinguish two fires in Ventura

Two fires were quickly extinguished by crews in Ventura.  One started on a vacant on the 3000 block of E. Main Street shortly after 1:30 this afternoon.  When crews arrived they found a large pile of burning refuse.  Ventura Police on the scene detained two reported vagrants. The fire was extinguished before it could extend […]