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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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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A bad deal for Channel Islands Harbor

Bad Deal for Channel Islands Harbor, Sweet Deal for Developerhttp://www.vcstar.com/story/opinion/columnists/2017/12/30/bad-deal-channel-islands-harbor/991226001/On December 12th, 2017 the Ventura County Board of Supervisors awarded 2-year extensions of...

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A bad deal for Channel Islands Harbor

Sumie Mishima and Rene Aiu, Special to Ventura County Star Published 10:00 a.m. PT Dec. 30, 2017 On Dec. 12, the Ventura County Board of Supervisors awarded two-year extensions of exclusive rights to negotiate to a developer, Channel Islands Harbor...

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Big Thank You 2017

  Holiday Gift Party Fundraiser! *** WAS A HUGE SUCCESS! *** THANK YOU A Better Harbor For All... Not 400 Apartments at Fishermans Wharf! Revive Not Privatize! **** YOU CAN STILL DONATE ***** • Honorees • The Bard Family Represented by Joanna Bard Newton and Travers...

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WALK AT THE WHARF Oct 29th Was a big hit!

OXNARD, Calif. – Protestors lined up along the corner of Channel Islands Boulevard and Victoria Avenue in Oxnard on Sunday afternoon to speak out against a proposed apartment development.

They said they are in favor of reviving Fisherman’s Wharf, but they are opposed to a plan to build about 400 apartments to help fund it.

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COASTAL COMMISSION DENIES COUNTY AND SENDS FISHERMAN’S WHARF PROJECT BACK TO CITY

October 12, 2017 Appearing yesterday at a Coastal Commission meeting in Chula Vista, City Attorney Ken Rozell, appearing on
behalf of the City, and members of HBCA won a clear victory at the Coastal Commission when the Commission
agreed that the Harbor Department and County could not by-pass the City’s jurisdiction. The County had
sought to have the Coastal Commissioners over rule the Commission’s Executive Director’s determination that
the Public Works Plan Amendment required review and approval by the City prior to the Fisherman’s Wharf
project moving forward.

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