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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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Ventura County leaders go on the defensive against BRAC

By   /  Friday, April 25th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ventura County leaders go on the defensive against BRAC

Ventura County’s military, civic and business leaders are getting ready to save their naval base. Again.

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Shell company holds key to Central Coast TV station rollup

By   /  Friday, April 25th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Shell company holds key to Central Coast TV station rollup

The quest for control of the Tri-Counties’ airwaves comes as federal regulators are souring on deals that give control of multiple stations to one company through cozy arrangements with former executives.

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805Connect aims to strengthen business ties in the region

By   /  Friday, April 25th, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Small Business, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  2 Comments

A grassroots effort is under way to connect business people and economic development officials in the Tri-Counties through a new social network called 805Connect.

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The eyes have it when it comes to Medicare payouts

By   /  Monday, April 21st, 2014  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Health Care, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on The eyes have it when it comes to Medicare payouts

Of the 3,286 individual doctors in the Tri-Counties who billed Medicare for reimbursements in 2012, fewer than 1 percent received more than $1 million from the federal program.

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A premium on historic Oxnard: Barkley buys Bank of A. Levy site

By   /  Friday, April 18th, 2014  /  Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on A premium on historic Oxnard: Barkley buys Bank of A. Levy site

Al Barkley, left, and his son Griffin and wife Rebecca inside the historic Bank of A. Levy builing in downtown Oxnard. Al and Rebecca purchased and refurbished the property at 143 W Fifth St. and now lease it the family firm, Barkley Insurance & Risk Management.

A historic bank building in downtown Oxnard is now home to Barkley Insurance & Risk Management, a 20-year-old family firm.

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Neurovision wins $30M jury verdict in trademark suit against NuVasive

By   /  Friday, April 11th, 2014  /  Law, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Neurovision wins $30M jury verdict in trademark suit against NuVasive

The Neurovision case was unusual in that the jury agreed that the registration of the trademark was fraudulent. In order to prevent lawsuits over simple mistakes in trademark filings, the courts have set a high bar for finding fraud in registering a trademark. Errors or even negligence are not enough.

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