February 8, 2023


Austen Hufford

| Friday, June 13th, 2014

An American dream, interned: Exhibit highlights history of grocers

East Ventura County, Small Business, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County

“Who’s Minding the Store: the Small Grocery Business in Ventura County” focuses on sharing the history of many immigrant-owned markets in the county.

| Friday, June 13th, 2014

Ventura startup hopes to bring meals to your door

Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Small Business, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County

FreshRealm is betting millions of dollars on a revolutionary concept: A backend service for businesses that enables customers to get fresh food sent directly to their homes. Combined with a reusable container that can be filled at a store and shipped via FedEx to the home, the service utilizes existing infrastructure and can scale quickly, its founders say.

| Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Vitesse plans $23.2M stock offering

Banking & Finance, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies

Shares of Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. plummeted 11.3 percent on Thursday after the company revealed plans to raise $23.2 million by selling common stock. The Camarillo-based chip design company said Thursday that the proceeds of the offering, a planned sale of 7.5 million shares at $3.35 each, would be used for working capital and general corporate Read More →

| Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Limoneira operating income jumps 35% on higher lemon prices

Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies

Santa Paula-based fruit grower Limoneira Co.’s second-quarter profits fell 16.7 percent to $2 million despite higher revenue and operating income. The earnings decrease was affected by Limoneira’s sale last year of 165,000 shares of Santa Paula-based Calavo Growers, a transaction that netted a $3.1 million gain in the second quarter of 2013. Limoneira’s earnings per Read More →

| Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Calavo shares rally on record Q2 profits

Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies

Shares of produce marketer Calavo Growers surged more than 7 percent in midday trading on Monday as the firm’s second-quarter profits surged 205 percent to $6.7 million, setting a quarterly earnings record.