May 25, 2022

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.


| Thursday, June 24th, 2021

Water agencies file suit against Santa Barbara County

Central Coast, Latest news, Law & Goverment, right, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy

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| Thursday, June 24th, 2021

Safran Cabin rebounds in Santa Maria

Central Coast, Latest news, middle, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy

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| Thursday, June 24th, 2021

Trade Desk shares jump after Google says it will keep tracking cookies until 2023

Banking & Finance, Latest news, Technology, Top Stories, Top Story, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County

Google will be delaying its plan to phase out third-party tracking cookies from its Chrome browser until the second half of 2023, the tech giant announced early June 24, a move that gave a big boost to Ventura-based advertising technology company The Trade Desk. Shares of The Trade Desk opened at $66.23 and shot up Read More →

| Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Kate Farms closes $30 million credit facility

Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy

Kate Farms, a plant-based meal producer, secured a $30 million senior credit facility with Pacific Western Bank to help fuel the company’s further growth and expansion, the company said in a news release on June 15. “We are proud to have successfully closed this credit facility with Pacific Western Bank as they very clearly understand Read More →

| Thursday, June 17th, 2021

Mission Produce CEO a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year

Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County

Steve Barnard, the CEO of Mission Produce in Oxnard, is a finalist in the 35th annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Greater Los Angeles Award, the accounting and consulting firm announced June 17. Barnard is one of 31 finalists, all of them were selected by an independent panel. The virtual award ceremony Read More →

| Thursday, June 17th, 2021

UCLA Health continues northward march

Central Coast, East Ventura County, Health Care & Life Science, Latest news, right, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County

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| Thursday, June 17th, 2021

Simi Valley not worried about AeroVironment’s headquarters move

Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Latest news, middle, Subscriber content, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies

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