Monthly Archives: February 2012

Special District? Special Deal

The Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District is a mid-sized independent special district separate from the city of Camarillo. It owns and maintains parks covering 300 acres. The district is governed by a board consisting of five publicly elected directors…

Ventura County Pensions: Best or Worst

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For nearly a year, Ventura County officials have portrayed their pension system as conservative and reasonable by almost every measure. And for the same year, the Ventura County Taxpayers Association has described the retirement benefits offered to county government’s 8,000…