Some of the nation’s top defense industry executives said at a forum at the Reagan Presidential Library on Nov. 16 that they have grave concerns about the nation’s ability to supply the workers needed to maintain the nation’s technological superiority.
Shaky job security at defense firms, competition for talent from non-defense companies and a shortage of science and math graduates are making it hard to hire and retain the kind of skilled people who have made the United States a world leader in technology for decades, panelists said.Read More →
Farms, industries and municipalities in Ventura County could see a severe reduction in the amount of water they receive from the Santa Clara River watershed and sharply higher prices if a pair of environmental challenges are successful, a top groundwater manager said Nov. 16.
Tony Morgan, groundwater department manager for the United Water Conservation District, said at a symposium in Santa Paula that the district is unlikely to be able to supply anywhere near the water this year that it has in the past because of prolonged dry weather.Read More →
Shale Oak Winery’s tasting room in Paso Robles is one of the more eye-catching in the area with its colorful, angular facade of stained glass in a geometric pattern.Read More →
Procter & Gamble will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its Family Care Plant in Oxnard this month, a remarkable milestone when viewed against the decline in manufacturing jobs in California and across the nation. The Oxnard plant makes Bounty paper towels and Charmin toilet tissue in huge quantities that supply California and parts of the western U.S.Read More →
The TTB designates viticultural areas to help vintners better describe the origin of their wines and to inform consumers about wines they might purchase.Read More →
Foley launched the Food & Wine Society to take advantage of his diverse holdings in vineyards, wineries, vacation properties in Montana and his investment as a minority owner of Pacific Hospitality Group, which bought Bacara in February for an estimated $150 million to $180 million.Read More →