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PennyMac declares dividend of 47 cents per share  

Staff Report I 14 hours ago

Moorpark-based PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust declared a cash dividend of 47 cents per common share for the third quarter of 2016, which was in line Read More →
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CoastHills Credit Union opens branch in Thousand Oaks  

Staff Report I 15 hours ago

Lompoc-based CoastHills Credit Union recently opened its first Ventura County branch at 125 N. Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks. The 5,000-square-foot “branch of the future” Read More →
NRG Energy’s Mandalay Generating Station along Oxnard’s shores would be replaced if state officials approve the project.

NRG moves forward with Oxnard power plant site  

Philip Joens I 16 hours ago

Despite a recent setback from the California Coastal Commission, Houston-based NRG Energy is pressing ahead with plans to build a new power plant along the Read More →
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Try alternative ways to get to work during Ride Week  

Guest commentary I 16 hours ago

By Darren Kettle Communities across the Central Coast are gearing up for Ride Week, Oct. 3-7. The goal of the event is to make it Read More →
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Tri-county voters must go to the polls  

Guest commentary I 17 hours ago

By Loredana Carson In November 2014, only 203,783 out of 433,064 registered voters cast a ballot, according to the Ventura County registrar. Voter participation in Read More →
Dao Doan, a member of the Oxnard Community Planning Group, hangs design materials at a charrette in downtown Oxnard in March

Oxnard planning downtown revitalization  

Marissa Nall I 17 hours ago

Downtown Oxnard has a vision plan and a hole burning in its pocket with $6.15 million to spend as the city and business owners consider Read More →
Alex Kacik

Miramar resort redevelopment expected to be finished in 2018  

Alex Kacik I 17 hours ago

The long-awaited redevelopment of the Miramar resort in Montecito will likely come to fruition in summer 2018, Caruso Affiliated recently announced. The tentative plan is Read More →
Amgen co-founder William K. Bowes Jr. stands watch over the Thousand Oaks campus.

FDA gives big win to Amgen in biosimilars race  

Philip Joens I 20 hours ago

Amgen is officially in the biosimilar game. The Food and Drug Administration approved the Thousand Oaks-biotech giant’s Humira biosimilar Sept. 23, making it the first Read More →
Jason Middleton, center, founder of Silver Air, rides up Gibralter Road in the 2015 Santa Barbara 100 bicycle ride.

Santa Barbara 100 bicycle ride aims to be world-class event  

Marissa Nall I 21 hours ago

Bicycle enthusiasts hope to raise $100,000 for Santa Barbara nonprofits with a ride that recently got a redesign. The Santa Barbara 100 has grown to Read More →
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Dubroff: CLU professor scales the summit of Central Coast economics  

Henry Dubroff I 21 hours ago

A rock climbing expert with an innate curiosity about markets, Matthew Fienup found his calling in his mid-30s when he won admission to a doctoral Read More →
Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen is the region's largest private employer and only blue-chip stock. (Amgen courtesy photo)

Amgen paying Arrowhead for traits to develop cardiovascular drugs  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Amgen will license two traits from a Pasadena pharmaceutical company to develop cardiovascular drugs under a partnership announced Sept. 29. Under the agreement, Thousand Oaks-based Read More →
Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen is the region's largest private employer and only blue-chip stock. (Amgen courtesy photo)

Amgen announces positive results for migraine drug  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen announced positive data from a phase 3 study of a new migraine drug co-developed with competitor Novartis. Amgen said in Read More →
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CalAmp misses analyst estimates for second quarter  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

CalAmp fell short of revenue and earnings per share estimates for the second quarter, the company reported Sept. 29. Net income was $521,000, which was Read More →
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Brown signs bill lowering blood alcohol content limit for ridesharing service drivers  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sept. 29 that lowers the legally allowed blood alcohol content levels for drivers hired by ride-sharing services. Rep. Katcho Read More →
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Calavo Growers to pay 90 cent dividend per share  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

The board of directors for Santa Paula-based Calavo Growers announced Sept. 27 that it would pay a 90 cent dividend per share of its common Read More →
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Jan. 17.

SpaceX could resume rocket launches by November  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

SpaceX on Sept. 23 updated the status of an investigation into a recent explosion at a Florida launch pad that postponed a launch at Vandenberg Read More →
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Largest industrial building in Thousand Oaks sells for $37 million  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The largest industrial building in Thousand Oaks was sold for $37 million, according to CBRE. Van Nuys-based real estate company Majestic Asset Management purchased the Read More →
Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen is the region's largest private employer and only blue-chip stock. (Amgen courtesy photo)

FDA approves Amgen biosimilar of AbbVie’s Humira  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The Food and Drug Administration approved Amgen’s Humira biosimilar Sept. 23. Amjevita, formerly known as ABP 501 and made by Thousand Oaks-biotech giant Amgen, replicates Read More →
Ida Kane, chief financial officer of AppFolio, is our inaugural CFO of the Year. (Nik Blaskovich photo)

The 50 fastest-growing companies for 2016  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The Pacific Coast Business Times’ annual ranking of the 50 fastest-growing firms in the region published Sept. 23. The section ranks companies in the Tri-Counties Read More →
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Brown signs bill to streamline CEQA process  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that aims to expedite and add more transparency to environmental reviews. Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, authored Senate Bill Read More →
A Limoneira lemon orchard in Santa Paula is just one example of agriculture in Ventura County.

Limoneira declares dividend of 5 cents per common share  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Limoneira declared a dividend of 5 cents per common share for stockholders of record as of Oct. 3. The board of directors for the Santa Read More →
Previously planned for 186 rooms, the Miramar proposal calls for 170 guestrooms, including 27 oceanfront rooms and suites, among them a freestanding 3,800-square-foot presidential suite. (courtesy image)

Redeveloped Miramar resort in Montecito to open in summer 2018  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The long-awaited redevelopment of the Miramar resort in Montecito will likely come to fruition in summer 2018, Caruso Affiliated announced on Sept. 23. Hong Kong-based Read More →
The Casa Sirena hotel at the Channel Islands Harbor will be demolished to make way for a Hyatt House hotel.

Central Coast tourism-generated tax revenue up  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

As the summer season closes, the Central Coast celebrated increases in tourism-generated tax revenue and visitor spending. In a quarterly industry report, Visit San Luis Read More →
Alex Kacik

Iconic Wagon Wheel rolling along as $450M development  

Alex Kacik I 1 week ago

A relic of Ventura County is in the midst of a transformation, signaling a new wave of retail development. The late developer Martin “Bud” Smith, Read More →
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Allan Hancock College enrolls in CashCourse  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

Allan Hancock College became the 1,000th school to enroll in CashCourse through the National Endowment for Financial Education and provide financial literacy resources to students Read More →