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Port of Hueneme gets $3M in federal funds

By   /  Friday, December 27th, 2013  /  Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Port of Hueneme gets $3M in federal funds

The Port of Hueneme announced Dec. 26 that it has secured more than $3 million in federal funds to reduce air emissions, improve its infrastructure and facilitate food distribution and education in Ventura County.

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Thomas Aquinas prevails in suit over birth-control mandate

By   /  Monday, December 23rd, 2013  /  East Ventura County, Health Care, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Thomas Aquinas prevails in suit over birth-control mandate

Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, a Catholic four-year liberal arts college, has prevailed in a lawsuit challenging the birth-control mandate of the Affordable Care Act, the school said Dec. 23.

The U.S. District Court judge, however, ruled against Thomas Aquinas’ co-plaintiffs, including the Catholic University of America and the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington, in the suit over the new health-care law.

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California Energy Commission awards grants to two regional research projects

By   /  Monday, December 23rd, 2013  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on California Energy Commission awards grants to two regional research projects

Ron Pretlac of GreenTech Motors Corp. in Westlake Village and Peter Jardine of Shape Change Technologies in Thousand Oaks will receive almost $95K each from the Energy Innovations Small Grant Program.

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Sierra Vista names new chief executive

By   /  Monday, December 23rd, 2013  /  Central Coast, Health Care, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Sierra Vista names new chief executive

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo has named Joseph DeSchryver as its chief executive, effective Dec. 29. He previously served as the hospital’s chief operating officer.

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Led by Parker inn, hotels to make headway in 2014

By   /  Monday, December 23rd, 2013  /  Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Led by Parker inn, hotels to make headway in 2014

After several false starts over the years, the Fess Parker family is moving forward with revised plans for its second waterfront hotel in Santa Barbara, one of a few hotel developments in the city that could see progress in the New Year.

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USDA creates emergency response framework to fight citrus disease

By   /  Friday, December 20th, 2013  /  Agribusiness, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast  /  Comments Off on USDA creates emergency response framework to fight citrus disease

The framework will allow the USDA and its partners to coordinate resources, share information and develop strategies to combat a serious bacterial disease affecting citrus crops locally and in other states.

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Atara raises $38.5M for dialysis, cancer drugs

By   /  Friday, December 20th, 2013  /  East Ventura County, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Atara raises $38.5M for dialysis, cancer drugs

Atara Biotherapeutics, a Thousand Oaks firm that emerged last year with major Silicon Valley backers and licenses to develop six Amgen assets, has raised $38.5 million to pursue treatments for dialysis complications and ovarian cancer.

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