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Women’s share of region’s corporate board seats has doubled since 2018

By   /  Friday, October 29th, 2021  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, Law, left, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Women’s share of region’s corporate board seats has doubled since 2018

Publicly traded companies in the tri-county region have added 18 women board directors this year, though a few companies still need to appoint more women to comply with stepped-up state diversity requirements that go into effect in 2022. A total of 69 women sit on the boards of the 22 companies headquartered in the Tri-Counties Read More →

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Unlicensed Ventura cannabis retailer to pay $75K fine

By   /  Tuesday, October 26th, 2021  /  Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Unlicensed Ventura cannabis retailer to pay $75K fine

The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office announced a settlement Oct. 26 that will require Green Bee Collective to pay $75,000 in civil penalties and restitution for operating an unlicensed cannabis delivery business in Ventura from 2014 through 2019. Green Bee Collective was operated by Darius Bryan Behamata and Samantha Paige Harpoff-Alverson, who were also named Read More →

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Opinion: Navigating the ‘gotchas’ in California employment law

By   /  Friday, October 15th, 2021  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Navigating the ‘gotchas’ in California employment law

By Jonathan Fraser Light Employers may have noticed that California employment law is incredibly burdensome, incredibly detailed, and filled with “gotchas.” The actual statutes are only part of the problem; the courts sometimes interpret those laws in ways that make little sense. Here are a few of those “gotchas” that may leave you scratching your Read More →

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Bill would open the way for damages in dive boat fire

By   /  Friday, October 1st, 2021  /  Government, Law, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Bill would open the way for damages in dive boat fire

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Our View: Santa Barbara DA takes a stand on gun violence

By   /  Friday, September 24th, 2021  /  Editorials, Government, Latest news, Law, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our View: Santa Barbara DA takes a stand on gun violence

Without leaving her elected post, Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley has taken on a national role in the fight against the scourge of mass shootings. She will join Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark as volunteer co-chair of Prosecutors Against Gun Violence, an organization whose members represent more than 60 million people in 24 Read More →

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Amgen wins patent case

By   /  Tuesday, September 21st, 2021  /  Banking & Finance, Biotech, East Ventura County, Latest news, Law, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Amgen wins patent case

Thousand Oaks-based Amgen had a big win in court on Sept. 20, as a federal court in New Jersey upheld multiple Amgen patents for its psoriasis treatment, Otezla. Amgen filed a patent infringement lawsuit earlier this year against two companies, Sandoz and Zydus Pharmaceuticals, claiming that their generic versions of Otezla infringed upon at least Read More →

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Figueroa Mountain Brewing reports progress in bankruptcy

By   /  Friday, September 17th, 2021  /  Latest news, Law, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Figueroa Mountain Brewing reports progress in bankruptcy

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