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Semtech invests in printable battery technology firm  

Staff Report I 3 hours ago

Camarillo Internet of Things company Semtech joined a $5 million investing round Sept. 18 to support printable battery technology made by Alameda-based Imprint Energy. The Read More →

Ventura College Foundation gets $12 million donation  

Staff Report I 21 hours ago

The Ventura College Foundation received $12 million from the estate of Miriam Schwab, a long-time supporter of the college who died in December. Ventura College, Read More →

Women discuss leadership at Westlake Village conference  

Annabelle Blair I 4 days ago

A few themes surfaced during a conference to encourage women in leadership roles across a variety of industries, hosted by Wells Fargo Advisors in Westlake Read More →

Thomas Aquinas College acquires 714 acres of land  

Annabelle Blair I 4 days ago

Thomas Aquinas College acquired 714 acres of open space surrounding its current campus at 10000 Ojai Road in Santa Paula. The land was scorched by Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Lehman Brothers collapse changed Central Coast forever  

Henry Dubroff I 4 days ago

On the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the terrible week of Sept. 15, 2008, it is easy to forget the long-term Read More →

Our view: Plains All American Pipeline must change corporate culture  

Henry Dubroff I 4 days ago

What is the purpose of a corporation? Conventional wisdom holds that a corporation exists to gather talent, intellectual property and equipment to pursue a specialized Read More →

Schlomer-Fischer: Brand innovation requires creativity  

Guest commentary I 4 days ago

By Erika Schlomer-Fischer Chaos or creative brand opportunity? Technological shifts are being felt at many levels in business and our daily lives today. Human adaptation Read More →

Final Delta II launch will carry tiny satellites built by students  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

When the final Delta II launch vehicle takes off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sept. 15 carrying a 1.5-ton satellite into orbit, a much Read More →

Ventura County harbors, port and naval base get funding  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Story updated at 12:50 p.m. Sept. 14: The Port of Hueneme received $360,000 in federal funding for security enhancements, including the installation of advanced surveillance Read More →

Dole Foods sells Westlake Village headquarters for $50 million  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Dole Food's Westlake Village headquarters came under new ownership Sept. 13, when the $2.8 billion Conrad N. Hilton Foundation acquired the building, shifting its mammoth Read More →

CalAmp applying its technology to electric scooters  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

The company that owns LoJack is looking to ride the wave of urban electric scooter adoption. Oxnard telematics provider CalAmp announced Sept. 12 that it Read More →

San Miguel Produce gets $250,000 grant to spur job growth in Ventura County  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded Oxnard wholesaler San Miguel Produce a $250,000 grant to spur job growth in Ventura County. Part of the USDA’s Read More →

Limoneira shares fall after earnings just miss analyst estimates  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Shares for Santa Paula lemon grower Limoneira tumbled in after-hours trading Sept. 10 after its reported earnings just missed analyst estimates. The company reported that Read More →

Sonos sales up but operating loss worse than analyst estimates  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

In Sonos’ first-ever quarterly earnings report Sept. 10, the company announced $208.4 million in revenue from sales of more than 886,000 products in the quarter. Read More →

Jury hands Plains a guilty verdict for role in 2015 oil spill  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

A jury found Plains All American Pipeline guilty Sept. 7 of failing to maintain its Line 901, which ruptured and spilled more than 140,000 gallons Read More →

Thomas Aquinas College acquires land near campus  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Thomas Aquinas College, a private four-year Roman Catholic liberal arts school, acquired 714 acres of open space surrounding its current campus at 10000 Ojai Road in Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Retail, banking and housing industries ride positive wave  

Henry Dubroff I 2 weeks ago

Not everything old gets to be new again. But sometimes things that seem ripe for disruption suddenly regain their former zip. This fall, we’re witnessing Read More →

Life sciences venture fund has confidence in region  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

The 101 corridor may have hit a long-awaited inflection point in establishing a global biotech hub. The launch of a dedicated life sciences venture fund Read More →

Santa Maria Town Center purchased for $21.5 million  

Annabelle Blair I 2 weeks ago

The Santa Maria Town Center shopping mall was bought by SMTC Acquisition LLC, a Delaware company, for about $21.5 million, according to the recorded grant Read More →

Valdez moves team to Wells Fargo  

Annabelle Blair I 2 weeks ago

Louie Valdez is one of the best-known personalities in business in East Ventura County, the son of a famous restaurateur and a 27-year veteran of Read More →

Tough to blame the economy for State Street woes, economist says  

Annabelle Blair I 2 weeks ago

We can’t blame the economy for State Street’s continued saga of vacancies, homelessness and retail slump, said Peter Rupert, executive director of the UC Santa Read More →

Avocados a key contributor to Calavo’s third quarter net income growth  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Santa Paula-based Calavo Growers reported net income rose 40 percent for its third quarter 2018 to $12.4 million on substantial growth in avocado volumes. Revenues Read More →

AeroVironment reports strong revenue and net income gains in its latest quarter  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

AeroVironment stock soared over the $100 mark in midday trading Sept. 6 on news that it had more than doubled its revenue and posted a Read More →

Seidenberg, Harper launch Westlake Village BioPartners venture fund  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

Two prominent regional names have teamed up to launch a new venture fund, Westlake Village BioPartners. Beth Seidenberg, a general partner at Kleiner Perkins for Read More →

AppFolio acquires analytics software company WegoWise  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Goleta property management software firm AppFolio announced Sept. 4 that it had acquired utility analytics software company WegoWise. WegoWise provides automated analytics, performance benchmarks and Read More →