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December 31, 1987 | MEG SULLIVAN, Times Staff Writer
A long dispute over development on a stretch of beach in Oxnard appears to have been resolved with a settlement that allows for construction of ocean-front homes and possibly a commercial pier. As a result, the president of the Oxnard Shores Oceanfront Lot Owners Assn. said the group that has fought to build homes on the strand will drop its $40-million suit against the city, the California Coastal Commission and Concerned Citizens to Save Oxnard Shores.
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March 27, 2013 | By Ken Schwencke, Los Angeles Times
A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon 18 miles from Port Hueneme, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:56 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 20 miles from Oxnard Shores,  22 miles from Oxnard, 26 miles from Ventura and 344 miles from Sacramento. In the past 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby. Read more about Southern California earthquakes .
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1990 | HUGO MARTIN
The Oxnard Planning Commission approved plans Thursday for three houses to be built in an oceanfront subdivision that has not been built on for 18 years because of a dispute over beach erosion that pitted property owners against environmentalists. The longstanding dispute over the Oxnard Shores was settled in 1988, resolving 10 lawsuits designed to force city and state officials to allow development on the shoreline.
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July 27, 2010 | By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times
Years ago, an Oxnard booster group made tongue-in-cheek bumper stickers that read: "Oxnard — More Than Just a Pretty Name." Now an image consultant hired by the city has addressed the awkward-sounding moniker head on, suggesting the more sun-splashed, salt-soaked and tourist-friendly "Oxnard Shores." "It's meant to add a physical picture," said Roger Brooks, the head of Destination Development International, a Seattle firm that says it has advised more than 900 cities.
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April 7, 1988 | MEG SULLIVAN, Times Staff Writer
The Oxnard City Council this week approved a settlement of a 16-year dispute that pitted environmentalists and beach-dwellers against the owners of undeveloped oceanfront property at the Oxnard Shores subdivision.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 16, 1994 | PATRICK McCARTNEY
An Orange County development firm said Tuesday it is willing to spend as much as $10 million to clean up a former oil field waste dump near Oxnard Shores in exchange for permission to build a 411-unit waterfront housing subdivision. But the proposal by North Shore Properties of Newport Beach must first clear numerous hurdles, including an ongoing investigation by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency of possible toxic contamination at the site.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 26, 1990 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Twenty-eight years ago, when rabbits still roamed vacant oceanfront lots, Frank and Eva Crosetti and three other couples came to Oxnard Shores in search of a place to retire. They hoped to share sea breezes and one another's company as they grew old. Before long, the four couples had grown to 12. All were Italian-Americans from the Los Angeles area. They built 12 apartments in a U-shape on two lots and called it Villa Anacapa.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 27, 2010 | By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times
Years ago, an Oxnard booster group made tongue-in-cheek bumper stickers that read: "Oxnard — More Than Just a Pretty Name." Now an image consultant hired by the city has addressed the awkward-sounding moniker head on, suggesting the more sun-splashed, salt-soaked and tourist-friendly "Oxnard Shores." "It's meant to add a physical picture," said Roger Brooks, the head of Destination Development International, a Seattle firm that says it has advised more than 900 cities.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 9, 1994 | DWAYNE BRAY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Denying that the Oxnard Shores Co. used deceit to sell property at the Oxnard Dunes, an attorney said Tuesday the development firm told Oxnard officials twice before anyone bought lots 20 years ago the site was an abandoned waste dump. Defense attorney Christopher P. Bisgaard said the notification came in letters developers sent in 1962 and 1964 advising the city of an engineering firm's plans to drill mud sumps on the property in order to dry up the waste dump.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 1991 | MAJA RADEVICH
The state Coastal Commission Tuesday postponed action on an appeal filed by several Oxnard residents who claim that a proposed development project on Oxnard Shores violates a prior agreement. Members of the Oxnard Shores Community Assn. and Save our Shores say a developer's plans to build seven three-story houses on a 210-foot lot on the beach side of Mandalay Beach Road, south of West 5th Street, are not in accordance with an out-of-court settlement three years ago.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 2003 | Sandra Murillo, Times Staff Writer
Two energy companies seeking to build separate natural gas terminals off the Ventura County coast took their case directly to the public this week, hoping to allay safety concerns and to stress California's need to import more natural gas to fuel its power plants.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 2001
Oxnard Airport is the biggest waste of space and money in Ventura County. It is also the biggest threat to the continued enjoyment of the idyllic lifestyle afforded by our community. While our mayor would like to see the airport closed and opposes building a casino, other City Council members just lie low. As the council considers building a casino, is it quietly working to reconfigure the Oxnard Airport into a regional airport to fly in the heavy rollers? The Board of Supervisors behaves as if the airport were a valuable asset to the county, but it actually loses money and wastes valuable property that could be converted to more compatible, more profitable uses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 2000 | MATT SURMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mitchell Egers wanted to wake up and see dolphins. He wanted to see the far-off forms of the Channel Islands looming from the water. And he wanted to do it in a house made from scratch. So Egers, a Los Angeles trial lawyer with a home in the hills of Studio City, bought a spot in Oxnard Shores to build his retirement dream house, among what experts say is the only available undeveloped beachfront property between San Diego and Santa Barbara. "I considered other areas," he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1999 | TINA DIRMANN
A worker trying to install copper fittings on a three-story house in Oxnard Shores was killed Monday when he fell from the home's roof, coroner's officials said. Co-workers said they did not know how Rolf Nordahl Giertsen, 38, of Ventura, fell from the roof of the house in the 1100 block of Capri Way. Giertsen, a seven-year employee of Smithson Fire Protection in Ventura, was last seen trying to install piping in a hole he had drilled into the home, authorities said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 9, 1998
I am a native of Oxnard and I wish to express my opposition regarding the proposed name change of the Oxnard Union High School District to Pacific View, and Oxnard Shores to Mandalay Shores. The name "Oxnard" is here to stay, and there is nothing wrong with the way it sounds. It is no more displeasing than the name "Oxford" in England, which is known for its prestigious university also named for the city. Oxnard took its name from a prominent family that built a sugar beet factory on Wooley Road in 1898.
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October 8, 1997 | SCOTT STEEPLETON
Rough seas cut short a search Tuesday by Oxnard Fire Department rescue swimmers for a Lancaster man believed to have drowned after a boat he was riding in capsized near Oxnard Shores. Peggy Dykes of Oxnard called 911 at 9:18 a.m. Tuesday to report something floating off Oxnard State Beach in front of the Mandalay Beach Resort. Authorities believed it was the body of 27-year-old Rick Moulb, said Oxnard Fire Capt. Kevin Schroepfer. On Monday, Moulb and his friend, 40-year-old Lane Mitchell of Lancaster, were riding in Mitchell's powerboat when it capsized in wind-driven surf south of the beach at 5th Street.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 2001
Oxnard Airport is the biggest waste of space and money in Ventura County. It is also the biggest threat to the continued enjoyment of the idyllic lifestyle afforded by our community. While our mayor would like to see the airport closed and opposes building a casino, other City Council members just lie low. As the council considers building a casino, is it quietly working to reconfigure the Oxnard Airport into a regional airport to fly in the heavy rollers? The Board of Supervisors behaves as if the airport were a valuable asset to the county, but it actually loses money and wastes valuable property that could be converted to more compatible, more profitable uses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 18, 1992 | PATRICK McCARTNEY
A state appeals court has upheld the right of two homeowners in Oxnard Shores to display large signs calling attention to a former oil waste dump beneath the subdivision. In its ruling, the 2nd District Court of Appeal in Ventura overturned a preliminary injunction obtained last year by the Oxnard Shores Community Assn. The association had sought to remove the signs on the grounds that they exceeded the size allowed by the subdivision's covenants, conditions and restrictions.
MAGAZINE
April 13, 1997
Regarding "The Resurrection of Kem Nunn" (by Frank Clifford, March 9): Nunn's resurrection may be something of a literary second coming, but I don't believe that many surfers will be joining his new cult--least of all those whose middle-aged surfing lifestyles remain centered on the traditions and challenges of riding California's most powerful waves. These surfers know that Humaliwu is a Chumash name for a village (now Malibu) that means "place where the surf sounds loudly," and they would cringe at the misuse of the word to fit the needs of a novel.
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