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Safeway to pay $9.9M after environmental probe

By   /  Monday, January 5th, 2015  /  Latest news, Law, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Safeway to pay $9.9M after environmental probe

The agreement comes as Safeway is clearing the final regulatory hurdles to its sale to rival Albertsons.

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Santa Barbara stock promoter charged with fraud

By   /  Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, Law, Personal Finance, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara stock promoter charged with fraud

The SEC alleges that instead of purchasing the shares in the secondary market as promised, Efstratios “Elias” Argyropoulos and his firm Prima Capital Group misappropriated investor funds.

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Reporting oversight costs SCE $170,000 in penalties

By   /  Thursday, December 18th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Latest news, Law, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Reporting oversight costs SCE $170,000 in penalties

SCE started notifying authorities of the undisclosed facilities after discovering it had not submitted reports for many of its Ventura County facilities through a self-audit.

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Lands Commission hears Venoco’s plan for Ellwood facility

By   /  Friday, December 12th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Lands Commission hears Venoco’s plan for Ellwood facility

Denver-based oil and gas producer Venoco, which has significant operations on the South Coast, is pushing to have its revised environmental impact report approved for the recommissioning of an old well at Haskell’s Beach.

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Four face charges for filched bus fares

By   /  Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014  /  Latest news, Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Four face charges for filched bus fares

Ventura County District Attorney Gregory Totten slapped four Gold Coast Transit employees with criminal charges today for snagging cash from bus fare boxes.

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Health-care giants tangle over emergency room billing

By   /  Friday, November 21st, 2014  /  Health Care, Latest news, Law, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Health-care giants tangle over emergency room billing

In its suit, filed Nov. 12, Sierra Vista Hospital says that Oakland-based Kaiser Foundation Health Plan owes it thousands of dollars for treating patients who showed up at its emergency room and were treated.

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SB County District Attorney takes white-collar crime to task

By   /  Friday, November 14th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on SB County District Attorney takes white-collar crime to task

After the 10-year sentence handed down to convicted ponzi-schemer David Prenatt on Oct. 9, and the more recent nine-plus-year sentence reckoned on former contractor David Lack, it’s clear that one county is sending a message that it has more than just a thing against guys named David. While a number of years behind bars might Read More →

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