“Methodical” is a word you might use to describe Jim Armstrong, the Santa Barbara City Manager who announced June 27 that he will be stepping down in September after 13 years on the job. Ironically, that’s not always the word you’d choose to describe Santa Barbara itself. It is, after all, a city with an Read More →
Oxnard’s city attorney is trying to claw back $101,400 from seven city officials who benefited from an allegedly illegal retirement perk set up by Ed Sotelo, the former city manager at the heart of a corruption probe that began in 2010.
Rick Cole, who left his post as the longtime city manager of Ventura Sept. 15 after losing the support of a majority of the City Council, talked about his departure Friday in a public question and answer session after his address at the fall Speaker Series hosted by the Martin V. Smith School of Business Read More →