On Nov. 24, CSUCI President Richard Rush and Captain Eric Ver Hage, commanding officer of the naval center, signed an educational partnership agreement that enables the two institutions to share resources and expertise.
The Oxnard Harbor District has asked the Ventura County Superior Court to intervene in an increasingly contentious battle over revamping a decades-old revenue agreement with the city of Port Hueneme. The district, which controls the Port of Hueneme, sought relief in court on Sept. 30 on a technical issue related to arbitration. The district has Read More →
Measure M, the ballot measure that could raise taxes on contractors and other businesses in the Port of Hueneme and Naval Base Ventura County, is at the center of a political battle that pits community groups and businesses against city officials. Businesses and community groups say that if it passes, the ballot measure would create Read More →
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme, one of the region’s largest nonprofits, has selected Erin Reardon Antrim as its new permanent CEO. Antrim has been leading the organization as its interim chief executive since June 30, when former longtime CEO Tim Blaylock stepped down to join the national organization, Boys Read More →
“Mistake” might be a good way to characterize Measure M, an initiative that the city of Port Hueneme has hurriedly approved for the November ballot. In case you have not heard about it, Measure M would dispose of a minor tax on home-based businesses that now brings in about $7,000 per year and replace it Read More →
Former Congressman Elton Gallegly, two former Naval Base Ventura County commanders and key players in the shipping industry are lining up to oppose the city of Port Hueneme’s Measure M, which would impose special levies on businesses that operate at the naval base and commercial port.
Given the millions of dollars the port has spent to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, the potential for increased competition from ports on the East Coast and Gulf Coast via a widened Panama Canal and the changes that technology have wrought, it’s smart for the Oxnard Harbor District and the Port of Hueneme to figure out if there is a better way forward.