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Region’s ranchers look for relief amid record drought

By   /  Friday, January 24th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, East Ventura County, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  1 Comment

The drought plaguing the Tri-Counties and the rest of the state has the agriculture industry on red alert. With 2014 forecast to be the driest year in California history, Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency in the state, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 27 counties in California as primary natural disaster areas, including the tri-county region.

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Fungus ruckus: Ventura mushroom farm in escrow to international buyer

By   /  Friday, January 24th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Law, Real Estate, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Fungus ruckus: Ventura mushroom farm in escrow to international buyer

What was once the country’s third-largest mushroom producer is facing a complaint filed by the city seeking nearly $200,000, and a civil suit by Shell Energy North America for an unpaid line of credit.

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$98M office campus sale sets new high-water mark for county

By   /  Friday, January 24th, 2014  /  Columns, East Ventura County, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on $98M office campus sale sets new high-water mark for county

The eye-popping price signals that a turnaround is taking hold in the Ventura County office market, which has suffered from high vacancy rates in a depressed job market, industry insiders say.

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Athena Cosmetics launches national push after court ruling

By   /  Friday, January 24th, 2014  /  Health Care, Law, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Athena Cosmetics launches national push after court ruling

A federal appeals court has upheld an order banning Ventura-based Athena Cosmetics from selling its eyelash-boosting products in California but ruled that the firm can resume selling them in the rest of the nation.

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Dressed to the canines: PetPaint opts for loan over ‘Shark Tank’

By   /  Friday, January 10th, 2014  /  Features, Small Business, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Dressed to the canines: PetPaint opts for loan over ‘Shark Tank’

Abe Geary passed up a funding offer from “Shark Tank” that would have turned over a 60 percent equity stake in the company, to direct its development personally.

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Strawberries top tri-county farming forecast in 2014

By   /  Friday, January 3rd, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, East Ventura County, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Strawberries top tri-county farming forecast in 2014

Strawberries remain the largest piece of the pie in the Tri-Counties’ multibillion-dollar agriculture industry, but there will be slightly less acreage in the New Year.

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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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