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Amgen hires former 3M exec as CFO

By   /  Monday, June 9th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Technology, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Amgen hires former 3M exec as CFO

Amgen has hired David Meline, formerly with industrial conglomerate 3M Co., as its new chief financial officer. At 3M, Meline was responsible for the finances of a Minnesota-based company with more than $30 billion in worldwide revenues. Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology firm, had profits of $5 billion in 2013, a 17 percent increase from Read More →

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Amgen to cut 70 jobs

By   /  Thursday, June 5th, 2014  /  Central Coast Health Watch, East Ventura County, Latest news, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  2 Comments

Thousand Oaks-based Amgen plans to lay off 70 people, primarily in its information systems department at its headquarters.

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Calavo shares rally on record Q2 profits

By   /  Monday, June 2nd, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Calavo shares rally on record Q2 profits

Shares of produce marketer Calavo Growers surged more than 7 percent in midday trading on Monday as the firm’s second-quarter profits surged 205 percent to $6.7 million, setting a quarterly earnings record.

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Harrison Industries matriarch dies at age 99

By   /  Thursday, May 29th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Harrison Industries matriarch dies at age 99

Myra Harrison, co-founder and matriarch of E. J. Harrison & Sons, one of the largest private enterprises in Ventura County, has died at age 99. A news bulletin from the Harrison family said she died in her sleep on May 25. She was the daughter of Francisca Moraga Velarde and Elias Velarde and her ancestors Read More →

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City National hires set stage for South Coast expansion

By   /  Tuesday, May 20th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, East Ventura County, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on City National hires set stage for South Coast expansion

City National Bank has hired a team of prominent South Coast private bankers as it gets ready to launch an expansion into Santa Barbara County. The Los Angeles-based bank, one of the largest based in California, said Tuesday that it has hired Leo Hamill, Susan Rogers, Annamarie Cole, Amber Ortiz and Roy Martinez. All are Read More →

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United Way of Ventura County CEO to retire

By   /  Monday, May 19th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on United Way of Ventura County CEO to retire

David Smith, president and CEO of United Way of Ventura County since 2001, will retire in December. “Dave Smith has brought significant value to the United Way organization and Ventura County for nearly 13 years,” the group’s chairman, Thomas Cohen, said in a news release. “He will be difficult to replace.” Smith and his wife, Read More →

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The boulevard is back: Thousand Oaks retail corridor sees new life

By   /  Friday, May 16th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Features, Real Estate, Small Business, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on The boulevard is back: Thousand Oaks retail corridor sees new life

In the three years since Thousand Oaks approved a development plan for Thousand Oaks Boulevard, a bustling downtown district has taken shape along what was once a drive-by stretch of aging strip malls.

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