Entries by VREG Editors

The City Should Get Out of the Property Rental Business

“We need leadership. We don’t need a doubling down on the failed politics of the past.” —Paul Ryan City Council Makes The First Step Toward Dealing with Surplus Building To get realistic information for the City Council to decide about 505 Poli, Councilmember Mike Tracy presented a motion to seek advice from a licensed commercial […]

What You Missed In The 2018 State-Of-The-City Speech

“We’re no longer a quaint little beach town.” —Ventura Mayor Neal Andrews Mayor Neal Andrews’s State-of-the-City address was noteworthy more for what he didn’t say. The speech was a summary of last year’s events delivered by each of the major department managers with summary comments by Mr. Andrews. What this year’s address lacked was a […]

How To Connect To Your 2018 Ventura City Councilmembers

Our federalist system gives us many opportunities to participate in our democracy. Some forms of participation are more common than others. And some citizens participate more than others, but almost everyone has a voice in government. Meet Your 2018 City Councilmembers We have a new Ventura City Council for 2018. We have one new Councilmember […]

The Council Mustn’t Fail The Victims Of The Thomas Fire

At the December 11th Ventura City Council meeting, there was total cooperation and support of all City departments, County of Ventura, State of California, Cal Fire and every other state and local agency present and committed to protecting our health and welfare. The heroic efforts are endless and stories of individuals, going above and beyond, […]

Politicians Expect You To Pay A Little Bit More

The Ventura County Star Mentions VREG We’re proud the Ventura County Star mentioned us in an article on pensions. The Star article lists VREG as a watchdog group. Click here to go to the article. We believe pensions and unfunded liabilities are ticking time bombs for the city. The Star joins us in pointing this […]