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Homework done: Sylvan Learning franchisees plan to widen impact

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Small Business, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Homework done: Sylvan Learning franchisees plan to widen impact

The new owners of Sylvan Learning Center in Westlake Village plan to open satellite locations at schools and libraries to better serve the surrounding communities, a move they say will also boost the business’ bottom line.

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An American dream, interned: Exhibit highlights history of grocers

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Small Business, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on An American dream, interned: Exhibit highlights history of grocers

“Who’s Minding the Store: the Small Grocery Business in Ventura County” focuses on sharing the history of many immigrant-owned markets in the county.

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New offices and new faces for Westlake Village legal scene

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Ventura startup hopes to bring meals to your door

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Small Business, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ventura startup hopes to bring meals to your door

FreshRealm is betting millions of dollars on a revolutionary concept: A backend service for businesses that enables customers to get fresh food sent directly to their homes. Combined with a reusable container that can be filled at a store and shipped via FedEx to the home, the service utilizes existing infrastructure and can scale quickly, its founders say.

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Limoneira operating income jumps 35% on higher lemon prices

By   /  Tuesday, June 10th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Limoneira operating income jumps 35% on higher lemon prices

Santa Paula-based fruit grower Limoneira Co.’s second-quarter profits fell 16.7 percent to $2 million despite higher revenue and operating income. The earnings decrease was affected by Limoneira’s sale last year of 165,000 shares of Santa Paula-based Calavo Growers, a transaction that netted a $3.1 million gain in the second quarter of 2013. Limoneira’s earnings per Read More →

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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  /  East Ventura County, Health Care, 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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