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Pay disupte breaks out at wind firm

By   /  Monday, August 16th, 2010  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Pay disupte breaks out at wind firm

A pay dispute has broken out between Continental Wind Power and two of its former engineering consultants, as timelines for the Carpinteria company’s plans to build wind turbines in Santa Paula stretch into the future. In a lawsuit filed in Santa Barbara County Superior Court, William Miller and Rain Byars say they were not paid Read More →

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Arizona real estate firm makes one of year

By   /  Monday, August 16th, 2010  /  Columns  /  Comments Off on Arizona real estate firm makes one of year

Healthcare Trust of America, an Arizona-based real estate investment firm, purchased a 45,000-square-foot medical office building on the Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center campus for $10.9 million. HTA bought the San Luis Obispo property directly from the developer, Chicago-based Healthcare Development Partners, on Aug. 5, marking one of the largest SLO commercial property sales this Read More →

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Bunnin grabs a car deal on South Coast

By   /  Monday, August 16th, 2010  /  Columns  /  Comments Off on Bunnin grabs a car deal on South Coast

A diminutive car with just four seats, four cylinders and a price tag under $20,000 is not the sort of vehicle likely to grace one of Leo Bunnin’s Ventura County GMC, Cadillac or Buick showrooms. But it just might be the car that turns Bunnin’s impending purchase of a Santa Barbara County auto store into Read More →

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K-Swiss looks to new image to kick losses

By   /  Monday, August 16th, 2010  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on K-Swiss looks to new image to kick losses

With a recent acquisition and a quirky new advertising campaign that features a fictional former sports star, K-Swiss is trying to gain traction in the youth footwear market. The Westlake Village-based shoe manufacturer has been struggling for years to grab market share and to modernize its image beyond its signature white tennis shoe. On Aug. Read More →

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Drilling one for the Team: Ventura-based oil firm has big plans in Midwest

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Team Resources, a Ventura-based oil and gas company, plans to drill 100 new wells in rural Kansas over the next five years. In recent weeks, the company said it discovered a new oil field — a rarity in a region drilled by major oil companies since the 1950s — that could yield 20 wells and Read More →

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She

By   /  Monday, August 16th, 2010  /  Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on She

Donna von Hoesslin opens her car door and pulls out a magenta-colored surfboard with her company’s signature shellflower logo in blue. “I’m pretty stoked about this,” she says, tossing sun-bleached hair back over her tanned shoulders. A passionate surfer, Von Hoesslin is the owner of Ventura-based Betty Belts, a company that makes and sells surf Read More →

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Editorial: A refreshing development

By   /  Monday, August 16th, 2010  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: A refreshing development

The war isn’t over, but it looks like Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab in Arroyo Grande has won a round in its bizarre dispute with a Camarillo-based unit of the carpenter’s union. In a fight that other unions refused to join, the carpenters staged informational “bannering” protests at the ice cream store for months. They Read More →

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