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Oxnard City Council Approves $2 Million in Park Improvements

Oxnard City Council Approves $2 Million in Park Improvements

Oxnard, California.  On November 14, 2017 the Oxnard City Council approved $2 million for local park improvements.  Nine parks have been selected based on their proximity to census tracts designated as “disadvantaged” by the State of California.  The park improvements include enhanced security lighting, walking tracks, play structures, tot-lots, new bleachers and field improvements. Mayor […]

Aaron Starr announces signatures all collected for Oxnard recall of 4 Council Members

Aaron Starr announces signatures all collected for Oxnard recall of 4 Council Members

By George  Miller When the City of Oxnard raised utility rates hugely without going through what he thought was a proper process, local financial executive and activist  Aaron Starr objected. He attempted to work with the city to go through the assumptions, math, capital plans, and more, but the city cut off communications with him […]

Oxnard City Council Approves $1.8 Million In Road Improvements

Oxnard City Council Approves $1.8 Million In Road Improvements

Oxnard, California.  The Oxnard City Council approved spending $1.8 million in road repairs and improvements for the neighborhood streets located within the famed Oxnard Auto Center.  Approximately $1.1 million of the funding comes from the recently approved California Senate Bill 1, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in April 2017.  The remainder is funded […]

Oxnard City Council Raises Concerns About Potential Health Impacts From Proposed Oil and Gas Project

Oxnard City Council Raises Concerns About Potential Health Impacts From Proposed Oil and Gas Project

The Oxnard City Council voted unanimously last night to send a letter of concern to the Ventura County Planning Commission questioning the health effects of a proposed an oil and gas project in South Oxnard. The County failed to consider the potential health impacts to residents and farmworkers who live and work in and around […]

Oxnard Council Candidate Chavez announces plan

Oxnard Council Candidate Chavez announces plan

  By Daniel Chavez, Jr. . .. . ,.   I am a 2018 candidate for Oxnard City Council. This is for your review: Residents can visit danielchavezjr.com/copa to view a more detailed plan and single page summary. The more detailed plan is still being translated into Spanish. — Thanks, Daniel Chavez, Jr. Chavez for […]

Good Club Action Alert

Good Club Action Alert

Greetings GOOD Club Members (and fellow Democrats)! Great news! We are now accepting membership payments via card. Here is the link to renew your membership! LIKE US ON FACEBOOK! Wednesday, May 24, 7pm, GOOD Club Executive Board Meeting and e-mail AJ at [email protected] for location. Friday, May 19 to Sunday, May 21, CA Democratic Party 2017 State Convention in Sacramento. For More […]

Oxnard Council 5-2-17- Safe City home inspections; community block grants; strategic plan update

Oxnard Council 5-2-17- Safe City home inspections; community block grants; strategic plan update

By George Miller The council took up and unanimously voted to pursue further the “Safe City” initiative to create a rental unit inspection program: approved the staff plan for allocation of block grant funding: and received an Update of the City Council Strategic Priorities Two-Year Business Plans for FY 16/17 and 17/18 (15/30/15).   Item L-1: […]

Oxnard proposes water rate increase, bypasses resident review panel

Oxnard proposes water rate increase, bypasses resident review panel

By George Miller Proposed Water rate increase This was the big event of the night, if you don’t include the Gurreros being officially designated as Oxnard’s official soccer, or futbal, team, as the Brazilians and Mexicans on the team might say (see more info later in this article). The city’s water enterprise fund has been […]

Oxnard residents question Mayor’s motives in attempting to take Council Member Bert Perello off the Fiscal Policy Task Force

Oxnard residents question Mayor’s motives in attempting to take Council Member Bert Perello off the Fiscal Policy Task Force

. By Dan Pinedo Editor’s note: at the 2-28-17 Oxnard City Council meeting (Agenda item F-1), Mayor Flynn was attempting to remove Councilman Bert Perello from the Fiscal Policy Task Force, a committee charged with looking into City finances and record keeping systems and helping oversee action to improve them. Bert Perello and Chair Bryan MacDonald […]

Oxnard Council candidate holds electronic townhall

Oxnard Council candidate holds electronic townhall

Oxnard City Council candidate Aaron Starr held an electronic tele townhall meeting Sunday night, 10-16-16, using a sophisticated telephone system with online polling and taking pre-screened participant questions live. This is the first time we had seen something like this used for a local city council campaign. Starr told us that in a city of […]