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Forum: Asian trade opportunities abound for Ventura County

By   /  Tuesday, June 17th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Forum: Asian trade opportunities abound for Ventura County

On June 13, the Port of Los Angeles organized an event with representatives from eight Asian countries at CSU Channel Islands to show Ventura County business owners that the port’s loss is their opportunity. In May alone, half of the 321,000 container units leaving the port were empty.

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Channeling a bold idea: CSUCI embarks on $600M build-out

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Channeling a bold idea: CSUCI embarks on $600M build-out

With the state of California’s higher education budget in disarray, CSU Channel Islands President Richard Rush has turned to the private sector to complete the dream of a four-year public university to serve Ventura County.

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An American dream, interned: Exhibit highlights history of grocers

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Small Business, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on An American dream, interned: Exhibit highlights history of grocers

“Who’s Minding the Store: the Small Grocery Business in Ventura County” focuses on sharing the history of many immigrant-owned markets in the county.

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Ventura startup hopes to bring meals to your door

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Small Business, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ventura startup hopes to bring meals to your door

FreshRealm is betting millions of dollars on a revolutionary concept: A backend service for businesses that enables customers to get fresh food sent directly to their homes. Combined with a reusable container that can be filled at a store and shipped via FedEx to the home, the service utilizes existing infrastructure and can scale quickly, its founders say.

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EDCO president to retire Sept. 1

By   /  Wednesday, June 11th, 2014  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  1 Comment

Marking the fourth transition at a major Ventura County nonprofit in less than a month, Steve Kinney, the founding president of EDCO, the economic development group for Oxnard, said he will step down on Sept. 1.

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Remembering Myra: Harrison Industries co-founder dies at age 99

By   /  Friday, June 6th, 2014  /  Features, Latest news, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Remembering Myra: Harrison Industries co-founder dies at age 99

When E.J. Harrison turned to hauling trash to earn money for his family in the middle of the Great Depression, he already had a strong partner — his wife Myra.

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Gun shops say they followed the rules, don’t deserve blame

By   /  Friday, May 30th, 2014  /  Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Gun shops say they followed the rules, don’t deserve blame

At Goleta Valley Gun and Supply, the phone has been ringing constantly since early on May 24. Reporters from across the country, all fishing for a quote. The occasional anti-gun activist expressing disgust. That was the Saturday morning the world woke up to learn that a mentally deranged gunman in Isla Vista had shot and Read More →

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