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Foreclosure fiasco’s ground zero: Ventura County offices churned out paperwork

By   /  Monday, October 25th, 2010  /  Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Foreclosure fiasco’s ground zero: Ventura County offices churned out paperwork

Ask her how many foreclosure documents she worked through in a day at Countrywide Financial Corp., and Linda Martins-Mann says the pace was fast. “I didn’t count how many I processed, but it was a lot,” she said. “Maybe about 500 a day.” Martins-Mann was a foreclosure technician at Countrywide’s Simi Valley offices until the Read More →

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Downtown’s starring role: Atascadero will get new movie theater, retail center

By   /  Monday, October 18th, 2010  /  Features, Real Estate, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Downtown’s starring role: Atascadero will get new movie theater, retail center

Atascadero’s small-town days may be numbered. The city of 28,000 people has several large developments in the pipeline, including its $13 million Colony Square project, which would bring 14,000 square feet of retail space and 10 movie screens to the currently theater-less city. Plans for a 130,000-square-foot Wal-Mart are about halfway through the environmental review Read More →

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SLO forecast gets $20K

By   /  Monday, October 18th, 2010  /  Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on SLO forecast gets $20K

The new Central Coast Economic Forecast, the successor in San Luis Obispo County to the UCSB Economic Forecast Project, announced Oct. 11 that it has received a $20,000 foundation grant. The grant comes from the Hind Foundation and Greg Hind, one of the founders of the Economic Forecast Project. The Central Coast Economic Forecast’s first Read More →

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Fox tells VCEDA group state must improve business climate

By   /  Friday, October 15th, 2010  /  Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Fox tells VCEDA group state must improve business climate

The pain of the status quo will determine the pace of California’s reform effort. That’s the view of Joel Fox, head of the Los Angeles-based Small Business Action Committee. In a keynote presentation on Oct. 15 at the 40th annual Ventura County Economic Development Association business outlook conference, Fox said reforms take place in waves Read More →

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SolarWorld announces new schools program

By   /  Thursday, September 30th, 2010  /  Green Coast, Latest news  /  Comments Off on SolarWorld announces new schools program

SolarWorld, a German company with a plant in Camarillo, unveiled a program Sept. 30 that could put solar panels on schools without charging the schools for any of the up-front costs. The move comes a few weeks after the Oxnard Union School District passed over SolarWorld and picked SunPower, a San Jose-based company, to put Read More →

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McCain’s green agenda

By   /  Friday, June 27th, 2008  /  Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on McCain’s green agenda

At times, it seemed like Sen. Barack Obama was talking to a group of some 150 guests at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History on June 24, touting incentives to entrepreneurs who create zero-emission vehicles and replace the federal government’s vehicle fleet with fuel-efficient cars. But it was John McCain, the presumptive Republican presidential Read More →

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