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New Yorker faces SEC charges over Clean Diesel trades

By   /  Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014  /  Latest news, Law, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

A New York investor relations executive has been charged with insider trading for using knowledge gained preparing press releases for Oxnard-based Clean Diesel Technologies for personal profit.

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Teledyne dives into underwater drone business with Ocean Aero deal

By   /  Friday, July 11th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

While other companies look to the skies for drone business opportunities, Teledyne Technologies is looking to the seas. The Thousand Oaks-based conglomerate has been investing in so-called autonomous underwater vehicles that are used by oceanographers, oil and gas companies and for military missions. On July 2, Teledyne invested in a San Diego company called Ocean […]

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Ventura County to get $4.1M Health Care Innovation Award

By   /  Thursday, July 10th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Health Care, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

The Ventura County Health Care Agency is slated to receive $4.1 million in federal funding to study treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, one of the most common lung conditions in the U.S.

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Historic Ventura hotel changes hands

By   /  Wednesday, July 9th, 2014  /  Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  1 Comment

Sandpiper Capital Partners has purchased the 37-room Leewood Hotel in downtown Ventura from its longtime owner and plans to convert it to an apartment complex. The firm purchased the property for just under $2.7 million, Justin Egerer, founder and managing member of Sandpiper Capital Partners, said in an email to the Business Times. The property is […]

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Clean Diesel names new CEO

By   /  Monday, July 7th, 2014  /  Technology, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Ventura-based Clean Diesel Technologies has promoted Christopher Harris to president and CEO, filling a vacancy created by former chief executive Craig Breese’s sudden departure in late 2013. Harris joined Clean Diesel as chief operations officer in late 2010, with the merger of Clean Diesel and Catalytic Solutions. He has served as the company’s chief operating […]

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Home care job growth fuels wage debate

By   /  Friday, July 4th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Health Care, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

The rise of home care in a region that is one of the most expensive areas to live in the country has thrust the future of the occupation into the middle of high-profile battles over government spending, the cost of care, wage standards and the future of unions.

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Developers squabble over $8M RiverPark theater fund

By   /  Friday, July 4th, 2014  /  Columns, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Elijah Brumback

As a new mixed-used housing project in downtown Oxnard lands on the table, the partners behind the development hope they can unlock a long-disputed $8 million that was once tied to the city’s redevelopment agency.

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