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Disease-carrying citrus psyllid found in SLO County

By   /  Tuesday, April 1st, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Disease-carrying citrus psyllid found in SLO County

The Asian citrus psyllid, a tiny pest that spreads a disease fatal to citrus trees, has been discovered in San Luis Obispo County for the first time. The bug was found in an insect trap at a home near Arroyo Grande, the San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture said on April 1, prompting agricultural Read More →

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Reason study: Taxpayers would save $460M with pension overhaul

By   /  Friday, March 28th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Reason study: Taxpayers would save $460M with pension overhaul

A proposal to change Ventura County’s public-employee pension system from a defined-benefit to a 401(k)-style system would save taxpayers $5.4 million in cash flow over the first two years and $51.6 million in cumulative savings over five years of reform, according to a study by the Los Angeles-based Reason Foundation, a libertarian think tank. The Read More →

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Region presses ‘play’ on $60M film production industry

By   /  Friday, March 28th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region presses ‘play’ on $60M film production industry

Film and television production reels in an estimated $60 million for the region each year, and the industry’s impact on the Tri-Counties is likely to rise as tourism groups in each of the three counties ramp up their outreach to Hollywood.

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Baxter BioScience to be spun out

By   /  Thursday, March 27th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Baxter BioScience to be spun out

Baxter International, an Illinois company that is a major employer in the Conejo Valley, is planning to split itself into two companies.

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Xirrus targets 2015 for IPO, plans new Wi-Fi products

By   /  Friday, March 21st, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Xirrus targets 2015 for IPO, plans new Wi-Fi products

Thousand Oaks-based Xirrus has rolled out a new line of corporate-grade Wi-Fi devices at a lower price point that it hopes will vastly expand its customer base and set the stage for an initial public offering next year.

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Developer’s vision for upscale Shoppes at Westlake takes hold

By   /  Friday, March 21st, 2014  /  Columns, East Ventura County, Real Estate, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Developer’s vision for upscale Shoppes at Westlake takes hold

The 243,500-square-foot Shoppes at Westlake Village center is now 75 percent pre-leased, four months ahead of a ribbon-cutting.

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A prescription for team work: Conejo doctors band together against UCLA incursion

By   /  Friday, March 21st, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Health Care, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on A prescription for team work: Conejo doctors band together against UCLA incursion

Choice Health Associates is a loose affiliation of physicians in private practice who have teamed up to better compete with big out-of-town providers.

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