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Oxnard City Manager’s weekly report

Oxnard City Manager’s weekly report

By George Miller Thankfully, new Interim City Manager (and also Police Chief) Scott Whitney has found time, even with two big jobs, to formalize his weekly report in writing, something we have been asking for for years. His two immediate predecessors did it orally and much more informally. This seems much more useful, but you […]

Problems with homeless winter warming shelter for Oxnard ?

Problems with homeless winter warming shelter for Oxnard ?

By George Miller According to the 2016 “Point in Time” homeless count, Ventura County has an estimated 1271 homeless with 584 in Oxnard.  We had previously heard estimates of 1800 homeless with about 1200 in Ventura and Oxnard. There might be more when one considers all those quietly living in cars, RV’s and moving around among […]

Oxnard homeless winter warming shelter approved

Oxnard homeless winter warming shelter approved

By George Miller For years, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which has been a Godsend for our community in many ways, ran the winter warming shelter, a last resort for broke, hungry people of the streets.  For whatever reason, the Society announced that they would not be able to do it this year. […]