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Oxnard crossing: an accident waiting to happen

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Latest news, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

The site of the crash on the morning of Feb. 24. Investigators say a Ford F-450 was driving on the tracks before colliding with the passenger train. (Photo courtesy of Oxnard Fire Department)

Since 2008, there have been more than five vehicle accidents involving trains there, including one last year that killed two vehicle passengers.

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Morro Bay gets down to business

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Real Estate, Top Stories  /  No Comments

The exhaust stacks of the Dynegy Power Plant, stand over Morro Bay. On Feb. 24 the Houston-based company withdrew its offer to sell the site, along with plants in Oakland and Moss Landing. (Courtesy photo)

With about 10,000 residents, the small commercial fishing and tourism-driven community is charting a new path for growth and more diversified revenue streams.

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Camarillo skin care firm is Ventura County’s second B Corp.

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Latest news, Small Business, Subscriber content, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Robert Lestak, owner of Wholly Hemp, stacks fresh bars of soap. (Nik Blaskovich / Business Times photo)

Camarillo-based Wholly Hemp follows Patagonia model; donates 25 percent of profits to a microloan program serving small business owners in rural Africa

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New $8M arts building planned for CLU

By   /  Thursday, February 26th, 2015  /  East Ventura County, Features, Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Real estate developer and art collector William Rolland is pledging up to $4 million to California Lutheran University for a new art department building. According to the university, CLU will cover the remaining $4 million needed to fund the development of a 25,000- to 30,000-square-foot art center on the Thousand Oaks campus to be named […]

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Tri-county cities return as major features in Amgen Tour of California

By   /  Tuesday, February 24th, 2015  /  Features, Latest news, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

One of the most prestigious races in US cycling will pedal through a handful of tri-county cities this May.

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California sets tough rules for Comcast deal

By   /  Friday, February 20th, 2015  /  Latest news, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

At stake is a merger that would more than double the size of Comcast’s market in California, taking its share of households statewide from 33.7 percent to 84 percent.

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Costs add up for business, port as White House urges talks

By   /  Friday, February 20th, 2015  /  Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

More than two dozen ports along the West Coast have faced delayed shipments and oftentimes major financial losses as a result of work stoppages initiated by the Pacific Maritime Association.

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