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International tourists could return to region in fall

By   /  Friday, March 26th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, right, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

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Region’s unemployment down to 6.8% in February

By   /  Friday, March 26th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, left, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

The tri-county region’s unemployment rate dropped more than a half a percentage point between January and February as the region began to emerge from the deadly winter surge of COVID-19 cases. The region’s combined unemployment rate was 6.8% in February, according to Business Times analysis of data released March 26 by the California Employment Development Read More →

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Velocity Financial recovers from pandemic with strong fourth quarter

By   /  Tuesday, March 16th, 2021  /  Banking & Finance, Earnings, East Ventura County, Latest news, Real Estate, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

Velocity Financial saw its net income increase slightly from 2019 to 2020, even though the company’s loan production operations were suspended for more than half the year. The Westlake Village-based real estate finance company saw its net income go up 3%, from $17.3 million in 2019 to $17.8 million in 2020, according to earnings released Read More →

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Lawmakers lay out agendas for Santa Barbara chamber

By   /  Monday, March 15th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Central Coast Health Watch, East Ventura County, Latest news, Law, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Everyone is rolling up their sleeves right now, but getting shots in arms isn’t the only challenge Central Coast leaders are facing. Several area political leaders came together on March 12 to talk COVID-19, housing, clean energy, wildfire resilience and other hot-button topics in the Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber of Commerce Legislative Update. Santa Read More →

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Region’s unemployment rate flat in January as COVID surged

By   /  Friday, March 12th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

The tri-county region’s unemployment rate was 7.4% in January, the same as in December, as the region and state endured the second month of the winter COVID-19 surge. California’s unemployment rate was 9% in January, down from 9.3% in December, according to data released March 12 by the state Employment Development Department. The national unemployment Read More →

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Ventura County picks new Health Care Agency director

By   /  Thursday, March 11th, 2021  /  Central Coast Health Watch, East Ventura County, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

Barry Zimmerman, the chief deputy director of the Ventura County Health Care Agency, has been selected as the next director of the agency. Ventura County Executive Officer Mike Powers selected Zimmerman after a nationwide recruitment, the county said in a March 11 news release. Zimmerman, a longtime county manager, has been with the Health Care Read More →

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AeroVironment’s revenue, earnings rise in new quarterly report

By   /  Tuesday, March 9th, 2021  /  Earnings, East Ventura County, Latest news, Technology, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

AeroVironment, a drone company based in Simi Valley, saw a steep rise in revenue and a slight increase in net income when the company released its quarterly results on March 9. AeroVironment generated revenue of $78.8 million in the third quarter of its 2020-21 fiscal year, a 27% increase from the same quarter one year Read More →

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