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IV lawsuit alleges county and landlord were negligent

By   /  Monday, March 2nd, 2015  /  Latest news, Top Stories  /  No Comments

A landlord’s duty to screen roommates and the failed welfare check conducted by Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department are at the heart of a lawsuit filed March 2 by families of victims of Elliot Rodger’s deadly rampage in Isla Vista.

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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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Santa Barbara election settlement irks chamber leadership

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Latest news, Law, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Some believe the city council’s abrupt decision has pre-empted what might have been a better solution.

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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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Startup investment platform takes root in Westlake Village

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, Small Business, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Alon Goren, founder of and INVST, is a Thousand Oaks resident and recently relocated his startup operations to Westlake. (Courtesy photo)

INVST hopes to stimulate investment activity by allowing giving institutional-grade funds an online presence.

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CMHS debuts Camarillo unit in countywide expansion

By   /  Friday, February 27th, 2015  /  Health Care, Latest news, Nonprofits, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Community Memorial Health System's newest facility, the Santa Rosa Health Center, at 5800 Santa Rosa Road in Camarillo. (Courtesy photo)

The Santa Rosa Health Center is the Ventura County health system’s newest location in a countywide network that includes 11 other offices.

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