May 25, 2024

		

Jorge Mercado

Jorge Mercado is a staff writer with the Business Times. His beats include technology, agriculture, cannabis, energy and the environment, and higher education.


| Friday, May 10th, 2024

Good works: P&G donates record amount, Girls Inc partners with area schools

Columns, Latest news

By Staff Report Oxnard manufacturer Proctor & Gamble donated a record amount, $328,000 to United Way of Ventura County, the nonprofit said in a May 6 press release. According to the release, throughout November and December, Procter & Gamble Oxnard Plant employees raised $270,000 from employee, retiree, and corporate giving.  Additionally, more than $58,000 in Read More →

| Wednesday, May 8th, 2024

Precision Construction Services earns prestigious Prime Contractor of the Year from SBA

Central Coast, Latest news, Top Stories, Top Story, Tri-County Economy

San Luis Obispo-based Precision Construction Services was highlighted for yet another award on May 6, with the Small Business Administration honoring the company with the 2024 Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year for the Pacific Region of the United States.  Prime Contractor of the Year is the SBA’s highest award for Federal procurement. According Read More →

| Monday, May 6th, 2024

Amgen shares pop 12% after excitement from obesity drug candidate

Central Coast, Earnings, Latest news, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories, Top Story, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies

Shares of Thousand Oaks-based Amgen gained 12% on May 3, one day after the company disclosed its earnings for the first quarter of 2024 and highlighted the excitement around its weight-loss drug. During the company’s earnings call, Amgen CEO Bob Bradway commented on their obesity drug candidate, MariTide. He noted that while the company does Read More →

| Saturday, May 4th, 2024

Nexstera Tech, Mense win big at AngelCon 2024

Central Coast, Latest news, left, Technology, Top Stories, Top Story

Female founders stood proudly in the spotlight on May 2 as two women-founded companies took first and second place at the seventh annual AngelCon Pitch Competition. Hosted by the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Small Business Development Center, six teams competed at AngelCon, which raised a total of $215,000 from 21 investors. Nexstera Tech, a Read More →

| Friday, May 3rd, 2024

Sacks Parente sees signs of life in first quarter

Central Coast, Earnings, Latest news, Retailing, Subscriber content, Tri-County Public Companies

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| Wednesday, May 1st, 2024

Mercado: Biotech Corridor helps industry, executives flourish

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| Wednesday, May 1st, 2024

Conejo Valley biotech leaders discuss keys to sustaining success

Central Coast, Health Care & Life Science, Latest news, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories, Top Story

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