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The Oxnard Journal January 2006 -- .....................................................
2006 Brings Hope and Promise for those who leave the baggage of past years in the Past and grasp the unseen gifts of tomorrow....................Happy New Year
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2006 Predictions for Oxnard -----
Dean Maulhardt will be offered a Special Appointment by Governor Schwarzenegger.
Mayor Tom Holden will be tapped to run for Congress.
Andres Herrera wants to run for Mayor, but another higher office opening is more tempting.
John Zaragoza wins the Lottery and starts a scholarship fund for Oxnard's disadvantaged kids.
Former Mayor Lopez announces his bid Harbor Commissioner.
John Flynn receives top national Democratic recognition.
Tim Flynn proposes sweeping proposal to put a moratorium on building and development in Oxnard.
City Council proposes citizen advisory board on development and residents protest due to fact the Council appoints the members to this group.
Six Chinese Helicopters land at Oxnard Airport, creating a national incident.
Labor dispute interrupts Oxnard Pipeline Trunk project on Ventura Road.
Downtown movie theatre announces mostly Spanish Film Repertoire for plaza movie house.
John McCain arrives in Oxnard via Amtrak.
College Park debate goes south when Field of Screams takes additional money from the City and cuts and runs - no error.
Centex Homes project at Ventura and Vineyard sold to strip mall developer so he can put in a nail salon, fast sandwich shop and a loan company.
Sports Park debate over land at Gonzales and Oxnard Blvd. heats up - citizens fill City Hall until they get answers.
757 Jet makes safely executed emergency landing at Oxnard Airport.
Major Christian Broadcasting Company makes bid to build studio in Oxnard Industrial Park.
Extraordinary cool ocean breezes make Oxnard the envy during a very warm summer.
Oxnard Fire Department miraculously receives special gift of over 5 million dollars. Department plans upgrade and new station.
Oxnard PD is featured on special Crime TV show.
Shaq is rumored to come back to Oxnard PD.
Dallas Cowboys announce move to UCSB Campus, City Counter offers with land deal that is sweeter than the strawberries.
Truckers block 101 Freeway on the Santa Clara River Bridge - traffic tie-up lasts 8 hours.
First US Amnesty Program Office opens in Oxnard on a trial basis - second slated for Santa Ana.
El Rio seeks to incorporate into its own city.
Major stunning new project is proposed for the old Oxnard High School.
Billion-Dollar Spanish multi-media corporation attempts to buy Oxnard Plaza Cinema in order to run all Spanish language movies - City Council blocks proposal - "Imagine the mayhem and outcry from locals....."
Mugu Rock appears on a US Postage Stamp.
City Council proposes sweeping new occupancy and parking regulations creating ire among homeowners who rent rooms to multiple families in order to survive in difficult housing market. Proposals are challenged in Court.
Unknown benefactor donates millions to preserve Ormond Beach.
Strange sea creature washes ashore at Hollywood-by-the-Sea and creates national attention.
Phil Molina wins large settlement in case against the City.
INCF faces additional challenge when Council again tries to monkey with Neighborhood Council Program.
Strawberry Festival organizers and City Clash over secondary re-location proposal in light of threat of losing College Park due to Big League Dreams.
Washington, D.C. based law firm takes active interest in Oxnard's past Brown-Act citations by County Grand Jury.
Fed-Ex and Navy agree on joint-use of Point Mugu for major air hub for Freight distribution on the West Coast.
State of California looks at proposing State Prison camp on one of the Channel Islands.
Committee of well-meaning, but mis-guided citizens form to re-name Oxnard.
Chumash historical site is unearthed at new development site halting construction.
Casino proposal re-appears - seeking different results from new City Council.
Exotic animal zoo is proposed and is nixed by residents who see design as not favoring animal's freedom.
................... Have a great and Prosperous New Year
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Now - How we do on Last Year's Predictions ~~~~~~~~~~~
Oxnard Little League will win Nat'l championship.
Fed-ex lands rights to use Point Mugu airstrip for cargo flight drops.
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Ghost of Roy Lockwood appears mysteriously on Oxnard City Council
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---OXNARD NETWORK COALITION –
MEETS WEEKLY Tuesday, 8:30AM @ Carrows on Oxnard Blvd. (next to McDonald's) open meetings. Who is ONC? A resource/ exchange-collaborative group of 25 to 30 social service, public/private agencies, representatives and business individuals from the private sector dedicated to community service since1997. Our GOAL IS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN OUR COMMUNITY.
SOUTH OXNARD DESIGN TEAM, Ormond Beach & Wetlands preservation is one of this group's major goals and concerns of this group. This environmentally conscientious group meets weekly at 6:30 pm Mondays at Puerto Nuevo Restaurant, Saviers Road, South Oxnard.
Ventura County Homeless Program, Anna Chavez, 987-6712. Regardless of legal status, program assists persons build a life towards self-sufficiency, on an on going process. According to recent statistics 60% of the homeless are women and children, in Ventura County. Affiliated with RAIN Project in Camarillo.
Ventura County Human Services 385-8669 Edwin Sabio, from the 1400 Vanguard Road Office (south Oxnard near corner of Rose Avenue & Wooley Road) reported on going programs, public assistance for food, medi-cal Programs, and other services.
Ventura County Partnership for Safe Families and Communities Meets first Wednesday of month Contact is Lori Steinhauer 805 677-5403 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oxnard Police Department, Colonia /Rose Park’ Storefronts: 485-1325 or 485-1302. Contact Officer McArthur: for senior housing referral and for the new youth soccer program for Colonia. We are in need of sponsors for new soccer team. -- Luis Mc Arthur, 207-4762
Parenting classes are held at the Rose Park Center, Tuesdays 6:30, by Norma Perez-Sanford. Childcare is provided. Contact Officer Macarthur.
Jocelyn Buckner 382-82-8228, Workforce Investment network Program @ Boys &Girls, (Oxnard) Club, assists youth 16 to 21 years of age to complete high school deficiencies, gain employment, training, career success, path determination and follow up. NFTE classes start on the 24th. NFTE are classes to youth entrepreneurship.
Mo Mosley, Avie Guerra, Rosemary Brisceno, Elvira Zavala
Sandra Avila, 654-3622 Victims Services, Ventura County District Attorneys Office. Announced HOW TO FILE restraining orders, workshops are held Wednesday 8am to 11:30, Spanish or on Tuesdays and Thursday s 8 am to 11, in English.
Ventura County District Attorney’s Office- SAFE HARBOR Project helps children, who are victims of abuse. Offers Forensic interviews examinations and has an advocacy center for children and adults who have been sexually assaulted or physically abused.-- POC: Susan Becker, 339-2507
Field /Day Labor project-ONC members distribute to these workers information on health agencies, social service agencies, citizenship/resident status, workers rights to name a few, if your agency has materials or resources to contribute contact Susan or leave info at the Police Storefront in Colonia on Cooper and Grant streets.
HELP- we need information for distribution to the farm workers and day laborers call Susan Becker at 339-2507 or leave at the Store Front at the new Senior Housing project on Camino Del Sol. We need whatever public service information obtainable, for distribution, approximately 200 flyers. Thank you ahead of time. You do not have to get up at 4:30 am; committee will distribute the materials.
Pat Mages, 428-4623, 485-6114, Victim Advocate for both the Port Hueneme and Ventura Police Departments. She is also a counselor/trainer/domestic violence victims advocate for: Interface; and is a trainer for the Ventura County Partnership for Safe Families and Communities.
Pilar Santamaria: PROTOYPES 382-6296. This is a recovery and treatment programs for women and their children. Women are referred to other program by their families, other social service agencies, and by the courts. Women may also refer themselves. Prototypes was founded in 1986. In Ventura County the center has operated since 1992. Client fees are determined on a sliding scale. Thursdays Ms. Santamaria is accompanying the Ventura County Mobile unit to screen for HIV’s at La Gloria Market in Oxnard.
MEXICO TOUR- 8 to 11 days touring Mexico City and the Yucatan. Tour is led by Ana Chavez, Ms - Spanish. The cost is $1500.00 you can pay in payments. $95 to enroll. Departure date June 26 for 10 days (with extension) You will need lots of energy Fee includes: Round trip/Air fare, Meals and sleeping accommodations 7 overnights with private bathrooms. Five organized tours by licensed guides. Six visits to special attractions. Bilingual Tour Director. Email Avie Guerra for more information. email@example.com
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