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Avila schoolhouse tasting room changing hands amid Ch 7. filing

By   /  Friday, May 16th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Avila schoolhouse tasting room changing hands amid Ch 7. filing

The Salisbury Vineyards tasting room in a historic old schoolhouse in Avila Valley has closed amid a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, and a new venue will open there in June under the banner of newcomer Biddle Ranch Vineyard.

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CMH launches residency program to combat coming doctor shortage

By   /  Friday, May 9th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Health Care, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on CMH launches residency program to combat coming doctor shortage

Ventura County’s Community Memorial Health System has embarked on an ambitious effort to address a severe shortage of family doctors that is looming nationwide. About a third of physicians now practicing are age 58 or older, Community Memorial President and CEO Gary Wilde said in answering questions after a State of the Health System address Read More →

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A fully baked idea: After TV success, Sweet Arleen’s goes nationwide

By   /  Friday, May 9th, 2014  /  Small Business, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on A fully baked idea: After TV success, Sweet Arleen’s goes nationwide

Arleen Scavone, three-time champion in the Food Network’s televised “Cupcake Wars,” used a winning formula that she now hopes will help turn her Westlake Village boutique cupcake shop into a national brand.

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A premium on historic Oxnard: Barkley buys Bank of A. Levy site

By   /  Friday, April 18th, 2014  /  Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on A premium on historic Oxnard: Barkley buys Bank of A. Levy site

Al Barkley, left, and his son Griffin and wife Rebecca inside the historic Bank of A. Levy builing in downtown Oxnard. Al and Rebecca purchased and refurbished the property at 143 W Fifth St. and now lease it the family firm, Barkley Insurance & Risk Management.

A historic bank building in downtown Oxnard is now home to Barkley Insurance & Risk Management, a 20-year-old family firm.

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Location, location is key to drought outlook for region’s vintners

By   /  Friday, April 18th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Small Business, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Location, location is key to drought outlook for region’s vintners

California’s production of wine grapes is likely to decline this year after record yields in 2012 and 2013, but it’s uncertain whether the booming Central Coast will join in the slide.

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Artisan food vendors flock to Santa Barbara Public Market

By   /  Friday, April 11th, 2014  /  Latest news, Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Artisan food vendors flock to Santa Barbara Public Market

Vendors will offer sustainably and humanely-raised meat and poultry; vegetable and fruit juices pressed on site; fresh seafood; cheeses and salumi; cupcakes and cakes; olive oils and vinegars; and a wine and beer tasting bar.

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Turn of fate on 9/11 spurred dramatic career shift to winemaking

By   /  Friday, March 21st, 2014  /  Central Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Turn of fate on 9/11 spurred dramatic career shift to winemaking

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Peter Work and wife Rebecca watched from the Newark, N.J., Airport as the twin towers of the World Trade Center went crashing down in a cloud of dust and debris.

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