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As big-box firms slash stores, uncertainty for Tri-Counties

By   /  Friday, March 14th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Green Coast, Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on As big-box firms slash stores, uncertainty for Tri-Counties

Radio Shack plans to close up 1,100 stores around the U.S. and Staples, the largest office-supplies company in the U.S., said it would shutter 225 stores nationwide in a plan to cut costs by $500 million.

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South Coast golfers trod parched courses amid drought

By   /  Friday, March 7th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, East Ventura County, Features, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on South Coast golfers trod parched courses amid drought

Rancho San Marcos, a par 71 course in the Santa Ynez Valley, said dry conditions are affecting business. The course’s general manager told the Business Times that the number of rounds played at the course is at 10 percent of normal. (Alex Drysdale / Business Times photo)

Some of the greens on the South Coast are starting to look a little brown as regional golf courses cut back on watering amid California’s worsening three-year drought.

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Ventura Harbor to get $10.5M for dredging project

By   /  Tuesday, March 4th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ventura Harbor to get $10.5M for dredging project

The Ventura Harbor will receive $10.5 million in federal funding for a massive dredging project that it says is vital to its operations.

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CLU receives $4.7M scholarship endowment

By   /  Tuesday, February 25th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on CLU receives $4.7M scholarship endowment

California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks has received its largest-ever scholarship donation, a $4.7 million estate gift from a Pacific Palisades educator, the university said Feb. 25.

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Santa Barbara summit seeks to draw businesses to region’s homeless issue

By   /  Friday, February 21st, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  2 Comments

The event will host several national speakers on the topic, but the organizers say the goal is to encourage data-driven methods of addressing homelessness that have measurable goals and a clear plan for achieving them.

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Tri-county cities scramble as state cuts water deliveries

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, East Ventura County, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Tri-county cities scramble as state cuts water deliveries

Customers of the State Water Project will not receive any water deliveries this year if current dry conditions persist, a cutback that could be troublesome for certain tri-county cities.

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Mussel tussle: Ventura County water districts at odds over invasive quagga

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, East Ventura County, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Mussel tussle: Ventura County water districts at odds over invasive quagga

Amid a historic statewide drought, low reservoir levels and diminishing groundwater supplies, two Ventura County water districts are caught in a saga over the invasive quagga.

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