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Presqu’ile winery has one of top 10 tasting rooms in U.S.  

Staff Report I 20 hours ago

Presqu’ile, a winery in the hills of Santa Maria, announced Aug. 23 that for the second year in a row it was honored by USA Today’s 2019 National Readers Poll of Read More →

Tri-county stocks fall as U.S., China trade war escalates  

Staff Report I 21 hours ago

Tri-county public stocks reacted to new skirmishes in the trade war between the U.S. and China Aug. 23, with steep drops for firms that do Read More →

Moorpark industrial building gets refinancing for renovations  

Annabelle Blair I 22 hours ago

A 143,973-square-foot industrial property in Moorpark, which is occupied by unmanned aircraft manufacturer AeroVironment, received $12 million in loan refinancing for extensive renovations. Improvements will Read More →

CSU Channel Islands students explore stem cell uses  

Marissa Nall I 22 hours ago

Stem cell researchers from Ventura County presented their work with leading West Coast labs in August, even as future funding for the studies remains up Read More →

Light: Watch out for home care labor laws  

Guest commentary I 1 day ago

By Jonathan Light Adult children with an aging parent often try to keep mom in her home for as long as possible. They hire a Read More →

Money Magazine ranks CSUCI as top 10 “most transformative” college in U.S.  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Money Magazine has ranked CSU Channel Islands as one of the top 10 “most transformative” colleges in the nation. The magazine ranks schools on a Read More →

Our view: Jackson’s red flag orders bill preventing tragedies  

Henry Dubroff I 1 day ago

Today they are called red flag orders, but they did not exist before the Isla Vista shootings on May 23, 2014. Before that horrible event Read More →

Dubroff: New arms race puts tri-county bases on the map  

Henry Dubroff I 1 day ago

On a late night United Airlines flight up from LAX to the Central Coast a decade ago, I was seated next to a rear admiral Read More →

Cure Pharmaceutical inks deal with hemp grower Fytiko Farms  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Oxnard-based medical cannabis and drug delivery company Cure Pharmaceutical signed a deal with Oklahoma-based hemp grower Fytiko Farms, it announced Aug. 21. The deal gives Read More →

MindBody acquiring India-based Simplicity First  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

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Cruise missile launched off Ventura County coast  

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A weapon test on San Nicolas Island off the Ventura County coast Aug. 19 marked the end of a 30-year treaty between the U.S. and Read More →

AeroVironment, Teledyne land U.S. defense contracts  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Simi Valley-based AeroVironment netted a $45 million contract with the U.S. Army to produce its lightweight Raven drones. The company announced the fixed-price contract Aug. Read More →

Recreational cannabis will soon be available in Santa Barbara  

Annabelle Blair I 1 week ago

Santa Barbara’s first adult-use recreational cannabis dispensary will open on Aug. 24. The Farmacy, at 128 W. Mission St., is one of three cannabis retail Read More →

Ventura couple develops CBD for son and turns it into business  

Annabelle Blair I 1 week ago

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As somebody who tries to keep up with tri-county politics, it did not surprise me to learn that Ventura Mayor Matt LaVere is running for Read More →

Our view: Airports flying high in Santa Barbara, SLO  

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Just a few years ago, regional airports were on the ropes. Major carriers were consolidating into major hubs, pilots were in short supply and the Read More →

Building a strategic brand voice on social media  

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By Erika Fischer Social media has evolved as a brand communications tool. What once was a tool for signaling relevance is increasingly a recognized media Read More →

Ventura County Credit Union acquires LA credit union  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The Ventura County Credit Union will acquire Pasadena-based LA Financial Credit Union, creating a $1.3 billion financial institution with 12 locations, the two entities announced Read More →

Stonehouse wine collection recovery remarkable  

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Julia Child’s legacy lives on in Santa Barbara  

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The late Julia Child is getting some overdue love from her adopted hometown of Santa Barbara. City officials designated Aug. 15, her birthday, as Julia Read More →

Castle Wind secures customer for offshore wind electricity  

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23 tri-county companies on Inc. 5000 fastest-growing list  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Updated at 3 p.m. Aug. 23: A diverse group of companies across the Tri-Counties earned a spot on the 2019 list of Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 Read More →

San Luis Obispo County homeless population growing  

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McCune Foundation invests $250,000 in housing trust fund  

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The McCune Foundation is providing a $250,000 loan to the Ventura County Housing Trust Fund to help finance affordable housing developments, the organizations reported Aug. Read More →

Compulink acquires MyEyeStore  

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Newbury Park electronic health record company Compulink announced its acquisition Aug. 13 of eye care e-commerce platform MyEyeStore, based in Minneapolis. MyEyeStore allows users to Read More →