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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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Stand and deliver: Lori’s Original Lemonade lands in 300 stores

By   /  Friday, May 16th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Small Business, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Stand and deliver: Lori’s Original Lemonade lands in 300 stores

Ojai-based beverage maker Lori’s Original Lemonade has quickly spread its zest across the West Coast.

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Ceres plans to license corn-derived gene patent

By   /  Friday, May 16th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, East Ventura County, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Ceres plans to license corn-derived gene patent

Thousand Oaks-based energy crop firm Ceres has been granted a patent on a gene sequence derived from corn and plans to license the patent to big seed companies.

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Hummingbird Nest rezoning paves way for Simi’s first 5-star resort

By   /  Friday, May 16th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Hummingbird Nest rezoning paves way for Simi’s first 5-star resort

Texas billionaire David Saperstein has finally secured approval to have Hummingbird Nest Ranch rezoned, paving the way for Simi Valley’s first five-star resort.

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