About The Scale Model

Using the developer’s own architectural drawings, HBCA created a Scale Model. For the first time, the public can actually see the scale and density of the Fisherman’s Wharf project. The public can see the County and Developer’s promotional renderings are misleading.

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Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice

“Equity demands more. Over the last five years, the commission has questioned whether we are doing enough to provide access for all to our beaches, a right guaranteed under the California constitution,” said Environmental Justice Commissioner Effie Turnbull-Sanders. “Achieving true equity requires us to first understand and own our history of disenfranchisement; then, work diligently and deliberately to create full and inclusive participation in process, policy and benefits. Now the real work begins.”

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Apartments can be built anywhere.  Harbors cannot.

Apartments can be built anywhere. Harbors cannot.

The Harbor & Beach Community Alliance does not oppose development at Channel Islands Harbor. We supported and continue to support the replacement of the hotel on Peninsula Road. We want Fisherman’s Wharf, which is the gateway to the harbor, revitalized but with the right development, one designed clearly for visitor serving and harbor related uses and with genuine public access as the priority.

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County Delays Channel Islands Harbor Hotel Construction – Sunday 4-7-19 VCSTAR

As one of only 12 small-boat harbors left along the California coast, the Channel Islands Harbor is a rare and precious coastal resource within the city of Oxnard. Ventura County owns the harbor land and has shamefully allowed many of the moderately priced visitor-serving facilities, including Fisherman’s Wharf, the Casa Sirena Hotel on Peninsula Road and the Whale’s Tail restaurant on Harbor Boulevard, to deteriorate.

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Harbor Director Says the Only Source of Facts About the Harbor Is Himself and His Staff

In a February 8, 2019 letter to the Harbor & Beach Community Alliance with copies to the County Board of Supervisors and Oxnard City Council, Mark Sandoval wrote “I also stated that if anyone other than myself or my staff was providing an update on Harbor development or operations, to take it with a grain of salt and understand the objective of the presenting organization.”

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HBCA Timeline Update

Read the timeline on The Fisherman’s Wharf Project. The timeline contains background information and key events leading up to NOW.

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Fall Fundraiser 2018

Fall Fundraiser 2018

THANK YOU TO ALL friends and neighbors who understand how lucky we are to have such a beautiful harbor and realize the importance in opposing the Fisherman’s Wharf 400 apartment project. Our harbor is one of the most beautiful small boat harbors in the nation. WE HAD...

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Update on Harbor Water Quality

An organized effort by the Channel Islands Neighborhood Council and CIYC filed letters with the Water Quality Control Board (WQCB) urging that the NRG permit for final closure of the plant include conditions for continuous monitoring of the water quality...

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What we want to see CHANGED at the Harbor

What do we want? Development that is consistent with the Coastal Act and is visitor-serving and harbor-oriented. Going forward, what is needed is an updated Public Works Plan with a comprehensive Master Plan for the entire harbor. Going forward, we would like to see a...

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