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Court certifies class-action suit over Santa Barbara insurance scam

By   /  Friday, May 9th, 2014  /  Law, South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Court certifies class-action suit over Santa Barbara insurance scam

A class-action lawsuit over whether a Santa Barbara insurance agent’s employers knew about the “churning” scam he was running and let it continue because it boosted profits is headed to trial after its class certification was upheld at the California Supreme Court in March.

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Ceres faces delisting from Nasdaq

By   /  Monday, May 5th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Ceres faces delisting from Nasdaq

Thousand Oaks-based energy crop company Ceres could be booted from the Nasdaq stock exchange if it doesn’t get its share price back above $1 in the next six months. Ceres said that it received a letter from the Nasdaq on April 28 notifying it that because its share price has lingered below $1 for 30 Read More →

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Santa Maria Energy shelves $79M going-public deal

By   /  Friday, May 2nd, 2014  /  Central Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Santa Maria Energy shelves $79M going-public deal

A $79 million merger that would have taken Santa Maria Energy public has been called off after its financiers couldn’t gather the votes to pass it.

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Cable swap would create regional duopoly for TV and broadband

By   /  Friday, May 2nd, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Cable swap would create regional duopoly for TV and broadband

A cable television deal announced in preliminary form on April 28 would give the tri-county media landscape its most dramatic makeover in years, consolidating control over local cable advertising and business broadband service into the hands of just two major players. As proposed, Charter Communication and Comcast would swap millions of customers nationwide. The swaps Read More →

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Spilling the beans on Ventura County’s lima legacy

By   /  Friday, May 2nd, 2014  /  Agribusiness, East Ventura County, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Spilling the beans on Ventura County’s lima legacy

Before there were strawberries, lemons and avocados, the lima bean dominated agriculture on Ventura County’s coastal plain for nearly a century.

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Power is knowledge as Unite to Light devices spread around the world

By   /  Friday, May 2nd, 2014  /  Green Coast, Nonprofits, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Power is knowledge as Unite to Light devices spread around the world

Unite to Light has developed a solar-powered cell-phone charger that lets people the world over power their phones with the sun.

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Calavo gets $10M for FreshRealm food delivery platform

By   /  Thursday, May 1st, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Calavo gets $10M for FreshRealm food delivery platform

Santa Paula-based Calavo Growers has received $10 million in funding and named a CEO for its FreshRealm food distribution platform, it said on Thursday. Michael Lippold, who is the former director of strategic development at Calavo, will lead the new venture, which is based in Ventura. FreshRealm, a new cloud-hosted technology platform that connects growers, Read More →

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