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Governor’s Top Economic Advisor Talks Competitiveness at the Port

Governor’s Top Economic Advisor Talks Competitiveness at the Port

California’s top economic advisor, Lenny Mendonca, met with Port leadership and customers to create greater economic opportunity in the region. Mendonca began his visit with a tour seeing Port operations firsthand including the shoreside power system enabling vessels to plug into electricity at berth, reducing air emissions by 87%. Mendonca addressed the business leaders stating, […]

State of the Port Address Presented to Oxnard Chamber of Commerce

State of the Port Address Presented to Oxnard Chamber of Commerce

By OHD Board President Jess Herrera   Suggesting that the business community should be “mad as hell’ at the stagnant economic growth in the county, Oxnard Harbor District Board President Jess Herrera addressed the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce members on Thursday with a path forward for economic prosperity.  Throughout his speech, Herrera referenced the challenging […]

Port Takes 2nd in the State for Clean Air Day Pledges

Port Takes 2nd in the State for Clean Air Day Pledges

A resounding 91,000 people took the pledge thanks to the Port of Hueneme bringing Clean Air Day to Ventura and Santa Barbara counties as the founding host. The Port of Hueneme spent this summer rallying with various public agencies and nonprofits to bring awareness to reducing air emissions throughout the region. Southwinds community and AIRE […]

Port of Hueneme Celebrates Being Top Banana at the 8th Annual Banana Festival

Port of Hueneme Celebrates Being Top Banana at the 8th Annual Banana Festival

Yellow banana wigs, boat rides, sounds of the tropical steel drum band and perfect late summer weather got the party started at the Port for the 8th Annual Banana Festival! Welcoming over 12,000 people inside the Port, Oxnard Harbor District President Jess Herrera stated, “The Port of Hueneme has always been the little Port that […]

Multiagency Coordinated Cocaine Seizures at the Port of Hueneme

Multiagency Coordinated Cocaine Seizures at the Port of Hueneme

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release Since 2013, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO) has been the recipient of federal grant funds from a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Border Protection) as part of a program called Operation Stonegarden (OPSG). The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office uses the grant funding to cover overtime and equipment for OPSG […]

Port of Hueneme | TOMORROW! Military Appreciation Mixer

Port of Hueneme | TOMORROW! Military Appreciation Mixer

Hosted by the Port of Hueneme Thursday, August 22 | 5:30-7:00pm Channel Islands Maritime Museum Free admission! Enjoy food and beverages while honoring our military and networking with local leaders and business owners! For more information, contact Oxnard Chamber at (805) 983-6118 or Hueneme Chamber at (805) 228-1366. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us […]

Meeting High Standards for a 9th Consecutive Year: Port Awarded Excellence in Financial Reporting

Meeting High Standards for a 9th Consecutive Year: Port Awarded Excellence in Financial Reporting

For the ninth consecutive year, the Port of Hueneme is being recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award highlights the Port’s FY2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) which was carefully reviewed by financial statement preparers, independent auditors, academics, and other finance […]

Oxnard Council Sets Cannabis Business Rates, Contemplates Major Social Engineering, Postpones $5MM Golf Course Budget. Water Supply Cuts?

Oxnard Council Sets Cannabis Business Rates, Contemplates Major Social Engineering, Postpones $5MM Golf Course Budget. Water Supply Cuts?

By George Miller This was the last Oxnard City Council meeting before the August break. (Puff, puff): the Council explored “Social Equity” (significant social engineering/micromanagement) in cannabis permitting and approved the establishment of fees for cannabis related land use permits.A nearly $5 million dollar city golf course budget was approved by default, with no further […]

Port of Hueneme | Clean Air, Green Jobs, and Zero-Emission Ship to Shore Delivery

Port of Hueneme | Clean Air, Green Jobs, and Zero-Emission Ship to Shore Delivery

The Port of Hueneme joined stevedoring company Ports America on Saturday to welcome a zero-emission mobile harbor crane all the way from the Port of Bremerhaven, Germany. The new addition is the next step in the Port’s green initiatives. It will not only increase capacity for unloading cargo, but do so with zero emissions. “The […]

Port Hosts State’s Largest Security & Emergency Response Exercise

Port Hosts State’s Largest Security & Emergency Response Exercise

Blasts, sirens blazing, helicopters circling above head, mock triage centers, simulated oil spills, and over 20 emergency and law enforcement agencies descended on the Port of Hueneme today for the state’s largest security and emergency response exercise – Coastal Trident. “The Port’s Coastal Trident exercise is aimed to sharpen the collaborative response of our emergency […]