Mysterious Ocean Discoloration Has People In Oxnard Area Upset; Local Agencies Investigating

It’s a mystery which has a growing number of people upset. Something is turning the ocean around parts of Oxnard mud brown, and the problem doesn’t seem to be going away on its own. Officials say they simply don’t know at this point what’s behind it.

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California Coast News

A South Coast city has successfully completed its search for a new City Manager.

The Oxnard City Council hired Alexander Nguyen for the post.  Nguyen has worked in municipal government for more than two decades.  Most recently, he was Riverside’s Assistant City Manager.

A longtime law enforcement officer in Southern California has taken on a major new role with Santa Barbara County.

County Undersheriff Barney Melekian has been named the county’s new Assistant County Executive Officer for Public Safety.

It’s a mystery which has a growing number of people upset. Something is turning the ocean around parts of Oxnard mud brown, and the problem doesn’t seem to be going away on its own. Officials say they simply don’t know at this point what’s behind it.

The Santa Barbara ordinance comittee is looking at tougher rules on styrofoam and plastics, such as straws and utensils.

That issue has been brought up in other coastal cities in California because of the impact on the ocean environment and on landfills when the products are not made of compostable materials.

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