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California Sees 65.6% Increase In Six-Figure Jobs

California Sees 65.6% Increase In Six-Figure Jobs

Mike LaFirenza One of the COVID-19 pandemic’s most significant long-term effects on the economy could be rising wages. With widespread shortages in the labor market reported this summer, many employers—particularly those with lower-wage employees—have tried to entice workers with improved compensation and benefits. These trends have led to the fastest rates of wage growth since […]

October 12, 2021 VCCCD Board Of Trustees Meeting

October 12, 2021 VCCCD Board Of Trustees Meeting

Agenda:                   BoardDocs: http://go.boarddocs.com/ca/vcccd/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=C5TTHE7770C3 Meeting date:          Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Meeting time:          Closed Session:  5:00 p.m.                                  Open Session: 6:00 p.m.     Location:                 Ventura County Community College District                                  District Administrative Center Join Meeting Here The Board has returned to in-person meetings but will continue to be available via zoom. Due to COVID restrictions, space is limited to the public and those […]

The City Of Ventura Invites The Community To Participate In The Redistricting Process

The City Of Ventura Invites The Community To Participate In The Redistricting Process

Ventura, Calif. – Every ten years, City Council Districts are redrawn so that each district is substantially equal in population using the U.S. Census data. This process, called redistricting, ensures that each City Council member represents about the same number of constituents. In the City of Ventura, the public may create new maps for City Council […]

Controller Yee: Time To Shift Culture To Close Diversity Gap At Private Equity Firms

Controller Yee: Time To Shift Culture To Close Diversity Gap At Private Equity Firms

According to long-standing research by McKinsey & Company, public companies in the top quartile for gender diversity were 25 percent more likely to outperform industry-median growth than companies in the bottom quartile. Similarly, executive teams in the top quartile of ethnic diversity were 36 percent more likely to financially outperform the industry median. This is […]

Thousand Oaks, CA | Driver’s License/ DUI Checkpoint

Thousand Oaks, CA | Driver’s License/ DUI Checkpoint

Nature of Incident: Driver’s License/ DUI Checkpoint Location: Thousand Oaks, CA Date & Time: September 29, 2021 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Unit(s) Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department – Traffic Bureau Narrative: The Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Bureau will be conducting a Driver’s License/DUI Checkpoint on September 29th, 2021, at an undisclosed location(s) within […]

Camarillo, CA | Transition To Division-Based Elections

Camarillo, CA | Transition To Division-Based Elections

For the past 59 years, the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District has followed an at-large election system for its Board of Directors. On May 12, 2020, the District received a letter from attorney Kevin Shenkman on behalf of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project and its member alleging that the District’s at-large system of […]

California Spends The 4th Most On Welfare

California Spends The 4th Most On Welfare

In its first year, the Biden Administration has embarked on an aggressive domestic agenda intended to offer a variety of economic support to lower and middle class Americans. The American Rescue Plan, passed in March, included direct payments to U.S. households, new investments into safety net programs like food stamps and unemployment, and increases to […]

Gold Coast Transit District General Manager Announces Retirement After 43-year Career

Gold Coast Transit District General Manager Announces Retirement After 43-year Career

Citizens Journal News Services Oxnard, CA – After a career spanning over 43 years in the transit industry, Gold Coast Transit District’s General Manager, Steven P. Brown, announced today he will retire as head of the largest public transit agency in Ventura County, when his contract expires at the end of December 2021. Brown joined GCTD in […]

CitizensJournal.us- Letters to the Editor

CitizensJournal.us- Letters to the Editor

Since this is CITIZENS Journal, public opinion is especially important. We accept general letters here from the public, on varied topics in the form of comments, below. If you wish to respond to specific articles, scroll down to reader comments for the appropriate posting.  If you want them featured, include full name, address, phone number (the latter two will […]

Camarillo City Council Reopens to In-Person Meetings; Budget Meeting Moved to April 28

Camarillo City Council Reopens to In-Person Meetings; Budget Meeting Moved to April 28

News By Chris Bailey 22 April 2021, Camarillo Whether you are convinced the shutdown of all government offices and in person services was a complete hoax, or actually enjoy the ability to do business with your local government exclusively with the buffer of a keyboard, things are changing even more the last week of April!  […]

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