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Oxnard Planning Commission Nixes County Bid to Change Rules to Accommodate its Fishermans Wharf Redevelopment Proposal

Oxnard Planning Commission Nixes County Bid to Change Rules to Accommodate its Fishermans Wharf Redevelopment Proposal

By George Miller In a 5-1 vote, the Oxnard Planning Commission declined to approve a request by the county to change Oxnard’s Local Coastal Plan to allow a 400 apartment unit redevelopment plan for the faded icon Fisherman’s Wharf property in Channel Islands Harbor. Watch for details in our upcoming story on it. George Miller […]

Energy commission intends to reject Mandalay gas turbine power plant project

Energy commission intends to reject Mandalay gas turbine power plant project

By George Miller The California Energy Commission signalled that it intends to reject the Mandalay power plant replacement application, which applicant NRG has named the “Puente” (bridge) Project. This would be a state of the art natural gas turbine plant to replace the existing 1950’s technology seawater-cooled gas boiler plant. The attached letter says that the […]

Oxnard nixes huge water and solid waste utility rate hikes amid strong opposition, council second thoughts

Oxnard nixes huge water and solid waste utility rate hikes amid strong opposition, council second thoughts

By George Miller High drama tonight 1-26-16. The council voted 3-2 to reject the huge proposed rate increases for wastewater and water, with Mayor Flynn, Council Members Perello and MacDonald all voting against the increase. Surprising everyone, including City Attorney Stephen Fischer and perhaps himself, it was Mayor Flynn who led a coup to stop […]

House Rejects Obama’s Iran Nuclear Deal

House Rejects Obama’s Iran Nuclear Deal

By George Miller Today,the House voted 269-162 to reject a resolution to approve the Iran Nuclear deal, with all Republicans but one and 25 Democrats voting against it. House members have indicated that the deal does not provide the protection that the Obama administration says it will and that the Administration has not provided Congress with the full […]