Potential of Downtown Oxnard

Recently stated by others: “…Downtown Oxnard will never be the thriving hub of county commerce again, because 101 is now the main artery and other parts of the county, mostly near major thoroughfares, are now more developed.” Oxnard Renaissance: The 101 will not be king forever. Private cars, except for the very wealthy, will be a thing of the past – perhaps in our lifetimes. Train (tube) corridors are the future. Oh, wait – there aren’t any in the West…Oh well. Time will play this out – we could make more dumb near term politically motivated choices, like choosing high-speed rail over … Read more

Oxnard Community College District

Oxnard Community College District   Sounds great, doesn’t it. The VCCCD is building a beautiful new Ventura campus like gangbusters – yet our style conscious Oxnard youth are being shortchanged with an unappealing campus and limited class offerings. WHY?   There are many more Oxnard CC students than in any other part of the county – yet the technical classes our students need and want are only offered in Ventura and Moorpark. Welding for instance. The public transportation Oxnard students need is nonexistent. Oxnard is holding back our youth and thwarting the cities economic development. Education and Economic Development go hand-in-hand in Oxnard, as it does everywhere. It’s … Read more

Oxnard College

Oxnard Community College District Sounds great, doesn’t it.     The VCCCD is building a beautiful new Ventura campus like gangbusters – yet our style conscious Oxnard youth are being shortchanged with an unappealing campus and limited class offerings. WHY?   There are many more Oxnard CC students than in any other part of the county – yet the technical classes our students need and want are only offered in Ventura and Moorpark. Welding for instance. The public transportation Oxnard students need is nonexistent.     Oxnard is holding back our youth and thwarting the cities economic development. Education and Economic Development go hand-in-hand in Oxnard, as it … Read more