Don McPherson received a big boost of confidence by being appointed Ventura Fire Chief after serving as Acting Chief since June. We discuss his vision for the fire department now that he’s at the helm.
Mike Tracy is Mayor of Ventura. We discuss the changes in City Hall following the resignation of City Manager, Rick Cole.
Senator Tony Strickland is the Republican contender for the US House of Representatives from the newly formed 26th Congressional District that includes much of Ventura County—excluding Simi Valley. We discuss his platform and his campaign.
Margie Cochrane is new to the community. She’s the newly installed Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer for the Ventura County Star. We discuss her plans for the newspaper and journalism in the 21st Century.
Rob Walter is the challenger for the 35th Assembly District in the California State Assembly, which includes over half of the Santa Barbara County, as well as nearly a quarter of Ventura County. We discuss his bid to unseat the incumbent in the fall.
Steven Hintz is Ventura County’s Treasurer. He discusses Ventura County’s current financial situation, in light of the recent bankruptcies among California cities.