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Council faces tough ARPA Funding choices

By Chris Frost Tri County Sentry   Oxnard–The City Council debated strict timelines to take advantage of the ARPA (American Rescue Plan) funding before the February 7 deadline.   The City has many needs, and balancing the projects to get all the money spent based on the economy makes the choices difficult. “We need to have a discussion about why we... READ MORE >

District One Candidates debate issues

By Chris Frost Tri County Sentry   Oxnard– The political season reached full stride Tuesday, October 4, as District One candidates Eduardo Huerta, Doug Partello, and incumbent Bert Perello shared their visions for the district and swapped a few barbs along the way. The event was hosted by the League of Women Voters of Ventura County. The trio shared their... READ MORE >

Community outreach important to control speeding

By Chris Frost Tri County Sentry   Oxnard– The City’s Speed Hump presentation continues with Public Works Director Michael Wolfe saying there will be no exceptions built into the Speed Hump program because of the totality of the potential impacts. “We want to make sure that at least two-thirds of the people dealing with this on a daily basis say... READ MORE >

Speed Hump minimum criteria laid out

By Chris Frost Tri County Sentry Oxnard– The Public Works & Transportation Committee’s Speed Hump approval continues with the folks who live by Speed Humps that typically drive over the street. Public Works Director Michael Wolfe noted that in places where cutting across town is not an issue, the people living on the street are impacted the most. “It should... READ MORE >

City of Oxnard joins Memorial Day Ceremony

Oxnard– Mayor John C. Zaragoza is pleased to announce that the City of Oxnard will jointly host a Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m Monday, May 30, at Plaza Park. Joining the city will be the Disabled American Veterans – Chapter 24, Vietnam Veterans of Ventura County, Salvation Army, Knights of Columbus Council 750, Military Officers Association of America Ventura... READ MORE >

DEL NORTE DROP OFF ATTRACTS A CROWD

Oxnard– The City of Oxnard’s free Spring Del Norte Dropoff Days drew a big crowd Saturday, April 9, as residents lined up and got rid of plenty of old junk while embracing the spirit of Spring cleaning. THE city opened its recycle facility doors to all Oxnard residents that came with their utility bills or identification and guided them to... READ MORE >

Water Division chemical purchase moves to council

Oxnard– The Public Works & Transportation Committee, Tuesday, April 12, approved the agreements for the supply and delivery of Chemicals to the Water, Wastewater, and Recycled Water Facilities. Wastewater Operations Manager Roberto Fuentes presented the item to the committee, and he said the agreement assures the supply and delivery of the chemicals through June 30, 2024. The agreements include A-8445... READ MORE >

Finance & Governance updates procurement ordinance

Oxnard– The Finance & Governance Committee, Tuesday, April 12, updated its existing procurement ordinance to leverage its centralized purchasing and electronic cross-functional approval process. Assistant Chief Financial Officer Mark Sewell presented the item to the committee and said the approval amends the approval authority within the ordinance to align with municipal best practices and new, modern system functionality. The city... READ MORE >

LOW BLOOD SUGAR THOUGHTS

Oxnard– You know, it never fails when you have diabetes. I went to bed and fell asleep quickly, then I just woke up and couldn’t get back to sleep. IN my world, that means one thing; my blood sugar is low, and if I don’t deal with it, my levels will get too low, and I will start having convulsions... READ MORE >

Ghost Guns and staffing a huge police concern

Oxnard– The Oxnard Police Department’s update to the city council continues with the Department using additional funding to purchase additional speed display boards to reduce speeding in the city. “THE speed display board offers an alternative method to increase community awareness about speeding and gain voluntary compliance with speed limits,” Police Chief Jason Benites said. “This is often referred to,... READ MORE >