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Cities move toward permanent outdoor dining

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Ventura County, Palmdale water districts team up

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As the need for water increases in drought-battered California, one water district in the region is looking at pooling resources as the best strategy to meet those needs. The United Water Conservation District, which oversees groundwater and other water resources in western Ventura County, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Palmdale Water District Read More →

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Our View: Redistricting shakes up Central Coast politics

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January slump has many of region’s stocks near 52-week lows

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The stock market downturn that brought the Nasdaq close to correction territory has taken its toll on tri-county companies, with more than a dozen trading at or close to a 52-week low at the close of trading on Jan. 19. Among larger cap stocks of companies headquartered in the tri-county region, Olaplex, based in Montecito, Read More →

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Blood banks report severe shortages

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With winter storms across the country and the recent COVID-19 surge, a “national blood crisis” is stressing the fragile health system devastated by the pandemic and prompting nonprofits leading collection efforts to put out a call for blood donations. Vitalant, the nation’s largest independent nonprofit blood bank, said in a Jan. 10 news release that Read More →

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Health care providers deal with yet another COVID wave

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Street Smarts: After omicron nixes in-person event, EDC toasts virtually

By   7 hours ago

In one of the more unique celebrations of the pandemic era, the Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County or EDC as it is commonly known, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a virtual toast on Zoom. After omicron torpedoed what would have been a live event, EDC opted for a virtual meeting and a recommended wine Read More →

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Tri-county unemployment rate ticks down in December

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The unemployment rate in California dropped a half a percentage point between November and December, while the tri-county job picture improved by a much smaller margin, according to data released Jan. 21 by the California Employment Development Department. The statewide unemployment rate was 6.5% in December, down from 7% in November, the biggest month-to-month improvement Read More →

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