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Oilfield waste firm faces curb on VC shipments

By   /  Friday, December 19th, 2014  /  Latest news, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Ventura County officials have confirmed that oilfield waste management company Anterra Energy Services, which has facilities in Oxnard and Santa Paula, will no longer be trucking additional waste to the Oxnard location.

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Waste-to-energy company raises $500K, reports big loss

By   /  Friday, December 19th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

Greenbelt Resources Corp., which counts Diversified Ethanol Corp. as a subsidiary, reported a loss of $217,469 for the third quarter compared to an $18,144 profit a year earlier amid a steep decline in revenue.

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Water district sues state to overturn $1.1M fine

By   /  Friday, December 19th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Top Stories  /  No Comments

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District has upped the ante in its battle with the State Water Resources Control Board over a $1.1 million fine the district received for a sewer spill in 2010.

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Chairman says Santa Paula cleanup could finish this year

By   /  Monday, December 15th, 2014  /  Latest news, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

On Nov. 18, a vacuum truck exploded at the Santa Clara unit and nearly 50 people were treated for injuries and irritation caused by some 1,000 gallons of hazardous material released, which officials told reporters was bursting into flames at the site.

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Auto sales surge has big area impact

By   /  Friday, December 12th, 2014  /  Latest news, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

From car dealers in San Luis Obispo to shippers at the Port of Hueneme, businesses are benefiting from improved consumer confidence, lower auto prices and easier credit.

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Seacoast Yachts plots expansion course

By   /  Friday, December 12th, 2014  /  Latest news, Small Business, Top Stories, Tourism  /  No Comments

From left, Seacoast Yachts co-owner Brian Coryat, Business Manager Patti Lendick, co-owner Vicki Van Hook and co-owner Bob Nahm stand aboard a yacht in Santa Barbara harbor. (Nik Blaskovich / Business Times photo)

With sales running at their highest rate since the pre-financial crisis days of 2006, Santa Barbara-based Seacoast Yachts is now expanding to the Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard.

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Rise of the machines: Berry producers slowly adapt to technology

By   /  Friday, December 5th, 2014  /  Agriculture, Latest news, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Strawberries in Oxnard, for sale at Fernando’s Produce located at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Gonzales Road. The crop is still a huge money maker. (Nik Blaskovich, Business Times photo)

With proposed immigration reform that many in agriculture say fails to meet the needs of the state’s farming industry, some growers in Ventura County are increasingly looking to machine-aided harvesting to save the region’s mega-cash-crop of strawberries.

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