EPA chief visits Ventura, talks drought, water infrastructure
The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s top official visited the city of Ventura‘s wastewater operations on Aug. 18 to get a first-hand look at water systems and discuss the upcoming investments in the nation’s infrastructure. EPA Administrator Michael Regan and U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley, a Democrat who represents most of Ventura County, were led on Read More →
Feds will fund Oxnard Airport runway replacement
Oxnard Airport is getting more than $14.4 million in federal funds to replace the runway, U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village, announced July 1. The runway will completely replaced, with new pavement and markings, but will stay the same size, at 5,900 feet. The grant is coming from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program, Read More →
Feds allocate $6.3 million to Ventura Harbor, Port of Hueneme
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects for the Port of Hueneme and Ventura Harbor will receive $6.3 million in federal funding, U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley announced Jan. 26. The money will be used for the annual dredging of Ventura Harbor and will allocate “donor port” funds for the Port of Hueneme, according to a news Read More →
Tri-county infrastructure and affordable housing projects receive millions of dollars in funding
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FAA approves $300,000 for Camarillo Airport repaving
The Camarillo Airport is getting more than $300,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration thanks to the legwork of Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village). Brownley’s political deal-making has secured almost $1 million for Ventura County airports in the last two years. The funds will go toward infrastructure improvements at the airport, including repaving a large portion Read More →
Dubroff: Business and politics shake hands at tri-county voting booths
With Tuesday’s elections headed to the rear view mirror, it’s clear that politics on the Central Coast have tilted toward the center and toward a more business-friendly agenda.