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Economic development should be part of Ventura County’s general plan

By   /  Friday, July 31st, 2015  /  Editorials, Health Care, Opinion  /  No Comments

Ventura County is embarking on an important step forward as it weighs the latest update to its general plan. That step would be to include an economic development element to the general plan in the next approval cycle. A letter to county officials from the Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County recommends the county include […]

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UCSB West Coast hub for Photonics Institute

By   /  Friday, July 31st, 2015  /  Latest news, Technology, Top Stories  /  No Comments

John Bowers and researcher Tin Komljenovic with a wafer of integrated photonic circuitry to be developed by AIM.

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Camarillo’s Salem Media adds investment newsletters

By   /  Friday, July 31st, 2015  /  Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

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Dubroff: Facing long odds, Steve Westly preps for 2nd run for governor

By   /  Friday, July 31st, 2015  /  Columns  /  No Comments

During four years as California controller, former eBay executive Steve Westly was known for his innovative approach to making California’s creaky revenue system more efficient. Since leaving office in 2007, the Silicon Valley venture capitalist and former Tesla board member has mounted an unsuccessful primary effort to gain the Democratic Party nomination for governor. He […]

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Haggen finds it’s tough to be third competitor for tri-county shoppers

By   /  Friday, July 24th, 2015  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

The point of anti-trust regulators forcing Albertson’s and Safeway to sell off 146 supermarkets in order to allow for the two companies to merge was to create a viable third competitor in the market. That role was eagerly claimed by Haggen Inc., an independent grocery and pharmacy chain based in the state of Washington whose […]

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Alternative proposed to prevent peaker plant along Oxnard coast

By   /  Friday, July 24th, 2015  /  Columns, Energy, Latest news, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

One of the biggest stories in Ventura County these days is the debate over the so-called “peaker plant” proposed by independent power producer NRG to replace a couple of aging power stations along the Oxnard coastline. And, when the Business Times editorialized in favor of building a peaker plant on July 17, we clearly created […]

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Oxnard peaker plant should be approved

By   /  Friday, July 17th, 2015  /  Editorials, Energy, Opinion  /  No Comments

The California Public Utilities Commission held a relatively rare session in Oxnard on July 15 to weigh the pros and cons of replacing aging power stations at Mandalay Beach with a new peaker plant to be operated by NRG. This has been a contentious issue. The city of Oxnard doesn’t like it, the social justice […]

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