The Ventura County Transportation Commission announced Jan. 4 that it has selected Martin Erickson as the new executive director to lead the regional transportation planning agency. Erickson has served as VCTC’s public transit director since 2016, and he has more than 25 years of public agency management experience, including manager of government affairs at the Read More →
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Among the rock stars of the Central Coast innovation culture, Inogen co-founder Ali Bauerlein will always be near the top of our list. It was her grandmother’s health problems that sparked the idea for a new type of oxygen concentrator more than 20 years ago. And Bauerlein followed the company from an award-winning student business Read More →
By Rob Bonta The holidays are all about giving, and your donations make all the difference. That’s why it is important to always take the necessary steps to protect yourself, and the donations that California charities depend on, from those who might take advantage of your generosity. As you celebrate the holiday season by supporting Read More →
Dear Editor: As a longtime supporter of Congressman Elton Gallegly, I was pleased to hear that California Lutheran University was going to honor the congressman by establishing the Gallegly Center for Public Service. Our grandson had worked for the congressman, so when CLU announced plans to build the center that would include an exact replica Read More →
Southern California Edison is facing more than $500 million in state penalties and disallowances for its role in five Southern California wildfires in the company’s territory in 2017 and 2018, including the massive Thomas Fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. On Dec. 16, the California Public Utilities Commission announced it approved penalties and permanent Read More →
The first installments of federal funding from President Joe Biden’s $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law are headed to the Tri-Counties, in the form of grants to upgrade the region’s airports. Following Biden’s signing of the infrastructure bill last month, the initial round of funds will deliver more than $8.4 million to airports on the Central Read More →