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Limoneira Co. chairman dies at 76

By   /  Sunday, September 14th, 2014  /  Agriculture, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  3 Comments

Alan Teague, longtime chairman of Ventura County agribusiness giant Limoneira Co., has died at age 76.

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Region’s Richest 2014

By   /  Friday, September 12th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Personal Finance, Special Sections, Top Stories  /  No Comments

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Pulling back the curtain on wealth in the Tri-Counties, we rank the 20 richest people in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties.

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Deckers tweaks name to reflect direct-to-consumer tactic

By   /  Thursday, September 4th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

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  Deckers Outdoor Corp. is changing its public-facing name to Deckers Brands as it celebrates its listing on the New York Stock Exchange. The Goleta-based owner of Ugg, Sanuk, Teva and other popular products in footwear and accessories said its new retail channels will operate as Deckers Brands. The corporate name will remain Deckers Outdoor […]

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Teledyne to buy offshore oil equipment maker for $171M

By   /  Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

Thousand Oaks-based industrial conglomerate Teledyne Technologies is buying Bolt Technology Corp., a maker of offshore oil exploration equipment, in an all-cash deal valued at $171 million. Teledyne said Sept. 3 that it will pay $22 per share to buy the Connecticut manufacturer. Bolt makes and supplies marine seismic energy products and replacement parts for offshore […]

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Amgen seeks approval for new cholesterol drug

By   /  Thursday, August 28th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

Amgen became the first drugmaker to seek U.S. regulatory approval for a new class of cholesterol-lowering treatments after it submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday for evolocumab. Thousand Oaks-based Amgen said the drug works by blocking a naturally occurring protein called PCSK9 that prevents the liver from removing LDL cholesterol, […]

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QAD’s second-quarter profits drop despite record revenue

By   /  Wednesday, August 27th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Personal Finance, South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

Shares of Summerland-based business software firm QAD fell Aug. 27 on news that the company’s second-quarter profits dropped 24.2 percent to $985,000. QAD reported record revenues and higher operating income during the second quarter. Its total revenue climbed 12 percent to a second-quarter record of $73.1 million, it said, up from $65.2 million in the […]

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Semtech earnings on track after layoffs

By   /  Thursday, August 21st, 2014  /  Earnings, Latest news, Technology, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Shares of Camarillo-based chipmaker Semtech Corp. were up 4.8 percent after the company announced stronger-than-expected sales and profits. Semtech, which uses a fiscal year that ends in January each year, said Aug. 20 that its second-quarter fiscal 2015 revenues were $145.7 million, up 10 percent from the previous quarter but down 12 percent from the […]

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