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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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Lack gets nine-plus year sentence, faces additional 11

By   /  Friday, November 7th, 2014  /  Features, Latest news, Law, Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Lack gets nine-plus year sentence, faces additional 11

Convicted former contractor, 53-year-old David Lack was slapped nine years and eight months in state prison at his Nov. 6 sentencing, after a jury found him guilty of three counts of grand theft in early August. Lack was also ordered to pay restitution of $300,000 to Mary Belle Snow, $600,508.74 to Rabobank and more than Read More →

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Groundwater rules and mandatory sick leave in spotlight

By   /  Friday, October 10th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Groundwater rules and mandatory sick leave in spotlight

While the water law will introduce formal management to many basins in the region for the first time, it doesn’t fundamentally change the idea of proprietary groundwater rights. In employment law, starting next summer, California businesses of all sizes will have to give all employees ­— part-time, full-time or even temporary, exempt or non-exempt — at least three days a year of paid sick time.

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Port heads to court in battle with city

By   /  Tuesday, September 30th, 2014  /  Law, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Port heads to court in battle with city

The Oxnard Harbor District has asked the Ventura County Superior Court to intervene in an increasingly contentious battle over revamping a decades-old revenue agreement with the city of Port Hueneme. The district, which controls the Port of Hueneme, sought relief in court on Sept. 30 on a technical issue related to arbitration. The district has Read More →

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