Please comment by Friday , August 18th before 5 pm!
The California Water Board is requesting Public Comments and the Clean Water Team has requested support of their position.
Help us reach our goal to sponsor 100 REEL GUPPIES in August 2023! Just $40 sponsors one child!
Great news in the Harbor
1) Harbor Water Quality Funding!
2) A Wonderful Harbor Park Improvement!
3) REEL GUPPY OUTDOOR Fundraiser!
April 25, 2023: Ventura County Board of Supervisors (ERN) Agreement with Robert Dahl, Doing Business as KARLS
Please request by April 24th – MONDAY noon – Board of Supervisors APPROVE the ERN for KARLS on April 25, 2023!
Why Karl’s Project is the Right Choice for Fisherman’s Wharf
Why The Harbor & Beach Community Alliance (HBCA) is supporting Karl’s Strawberry Village as the right project for Fisherman’s Wharf for many reasons but the following details the two most basic reasons, responses to key objections to Karl’s and the Harbor Department’s process and lack of transparency…
The generosity and outstanding efforts by all in our community created a wonderful outcome! We will post final numbers when we have them!THANK YOU ALL! https://keyt.com/news/ventura-county/2022/12/03/toy-donations-fill-a-boat-in-channel-islands-harbor/...
At the Ventura County Board Meeting Tuesday, September 13, 2022 we finally won unanimous support for public access to walkways that have been blocked by the apartment complexes that Sara has fought for since 2009 - this is a victory dedicated to Sara Wan....
HBCA assessed the 3 proposals for Fisherman’s Wharf by developing a list of Pros and Cons for each proposal. This assessment indicates Karls “Strawberry Village” offers the best opportunity to revitalize the harbor without long delays, maximize public access, and drive visitors to the harbor.
2022 County Audit Report on Harbor Department is Released! The Report Confirms Public’s Concerns, Omits Important Issues
and Raises More Questions! HBCA continues to push for positive changes in the way the harbor is managed.
Thank you for your support & generosity!2021 Holiday Food and Toy Drive on Saturday December 4th The results of all our efforts are:Estimated 4,000 lbs of foodApproximately 1,200 incredible toysOver $25,000 in monetary donations including the matching...
TAKE ACTION TODAY! Please share your support for our Community of Interest! The County is required to complete the redistricting process by December 15, 2021. The County is considering draft Maps NOW! The City of Oxnard redistricting deadline is in April...
Important Update on the Harbor: What Has Been Achieved (9/21)HBCA discovered that the Harbor Department was operating without a standard development process though both the County and the City of Oxnard each had one. A standard development process is essential to...
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HBCA Public Comments to LA Water Board in support of our harbor’s water quality – December 2020
Thank You For Your Support! The Holiday Food & Toy Drive exceeded expectations!
Channel Islands Harbor Partners LLC (CIHP) did not pay the required fees on December 1st required to retain its exclusive Lease Option Agreement related to the Fisherman’s Wharf area. However, CIHP’s exclusivity through ERNs for the X3 area and F/F1 parcels are not due to expire until March 31, 2021
It was a rare unanimous 12-0 vote by the Coastal Commission denying the County’s attempt to override the City of Oxnard’s denial of a Local Coastal Plan Amendment to allow the massive 400 apartment building at Fisherman’s Wharf. BUT – it’s NOT OVER!
Coastal Commission 2020 Override decision – watch the video!
8-12-2020 – Reasons to deny the request by Ventura County Harbor Department for an LCP amendment override
California Coastal Commission Hearing August 12, 2020 South Central Coast District Agenda Item: 19 Local Coastal Programs (LCPs) City of Oxnard LCP Amendment No. LCP-4-OXN-20-0007-1 (Ventura County Harbor Department) Public hearing and action on request by Ventura...
6-29-2020 Harbor and Beach Community Alliance charges violation of California’s Brown Act, which ensures transparent government processes and public access, during a regular public Board of Supervisors’ meeting June 23. The issue at hand was a proposed nine-month extension of a developer’s Exclusive Right to Negotiate for three land parcels at Channel Islands Harbor.