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J.D. Power explores Westlake lease alternatives

By   /  Friday, October 3rd, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on J.D. Power explores Westlake lease alternatives

The future of the J.D. Power and Associates headquarters in Westlake Village is up in the air and a move to consolidate two Southern California offices could be on the horizon. The big question is where the global marketing services firm and its approximately 250 Ventura County employees will land. The company’s lease at its Read More →

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Dubroff: News Corp. may strike fool’s gold with online real estate purchase

By   /  Friday, October 3rd, 2014  /  Columns, East Ventura County, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: News Corp. may strike fool’s gold with online real estate purchase

MySpace, once the hippest place in the galaxy for teens to hang out online, could have been the Facebook for millennials, but then Murdoch’s News Corp. got its hands on the fast-growing social media pioneer and ran it nearly into oblivion.

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Nellis bids farewell with final thoughts about tech corridor

By   /  Friday, October 3rd, 2014  /  Central Coast, Columns, East Ventura County, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Nellis bids farewell with final thoughts about tech corridor

Today is my final day at the Pacific Coast Business Times. By the time you read this, I’ll be working at a startup in San Francisco. But for the past seven years, I’ve had the pleasure of covering technology and innovation in the Tri-Counties. I’ve reported on everything from semiconductor firms that have been in Read More →

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Governor signs gun bills introduced after Isla Vista mass shooting

By   /  Tuesday, September 30th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Law, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Governor signs gun bills introduced after Isla Vista mass shooting

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a swath of new gun-control bills introduced in the wake of a mass shooting near UC Santa Barbara.

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Qualstar shares sink on $5.6M loss

By   /  Monday, September 29th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Technology, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Qualstar shares sink on $5.6M loss

Qualstar cut its annual loss to $5.6 million — almost half of what it had been a year earlier — but investors weren’t happy with the company’s slow progress as it struggles to return to profitability. Shares of Qualstar plummeted 6.9 percent to close at $1.21 on Sept. 29 after the company reported its fiscal Read More →

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Watkins: California jobs boom not what it seems

By   /  Friday, September 26th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  1 Comment

The Golden State has been outpacing the U.S. in job creation over the last three years, but all is not well. Skyrocketing housing costs mean that with a few exceptions clustered around the tech boom, California’s coastal counties are retirement havens, not entrepreneurship hubs. That’s the view from Bill Watkins, director of the California Economic Read More →

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T.O. Boulevard revamp hinges on key project

By   /  Friday, September 26th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Real Estate, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on T.O. Boulevard revamp hinges on key project

Champions of the Thousand Oaks Boulevard Specific Plan are feverishly optimistic in their expectations for the future of the three-mile-long, mostly commercial corridor. But some remaining constraints are putting all eyes on the fate of one particular project — developer Rick Principe’s 53-unit mixed-use concept at 1850 Thousand Oaks Blvd.

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