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Wendy Leung

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Wendy Leung is a reporter at the Ventura County Star.

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The city of Oxnard is taking steps to crack down on hundreds of property owners who repeatedly violate safety codes by creating a housing inspection program called “Safe Homes, Safe…

In Oxnard, a new housing inspection program targets the city’s slumlords

The city of Oxnard is taking steps to crack down on hundreds of property owners who repeatedly violate safety codes by creating a housing inspection program called “Safe Homes, Safe…

from KCRW Features

As many prepare for California’s June primary, voters in Oxnard will have to cast important votes before that, including whether or not to oust the mayor.

Chaos on Oxnard City Council

As many prepare for California’s June primary, voters in Oxnard will have to cast important votes before that, including whether or not to oust the mayor.

from The 805

Forced by the state to decommission its two aging power plants in Oxnard, Texas-based NRG Energy wants to build a new one on the same coastal site.

The fight over power plants along Oxnard's coast

Forced by the state to decommission its two aging power plants in Oxnard, Texas-based NRG Energy wants to build a new one on the same coastal site.

from The 805

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