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Venoco CEO offers to take firm private

By   /  Monday, August 29th, 2011  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Venoco CEO offers to take firm private

[EDITOR’S NOTE: There’s an updated version of this story: “Venoco sued over CEO’s offer“] The CEO of oil and gas company Venoco wants to take the company private in a proposed buyback deal that would value the entire company at $734 million. Denver-based Venoco said Aug. 29 that CEO and Chairman Tim Marquez has offered Read More →

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Teledyne gets $25.5M contract

By   /  Thursday, October 14th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Teledyne gets $25.5M contract

Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies has won a $25.5 million federal contract for technology that would guide a single .50-caliber bullet to a faraway moving target in high winds. Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, a Teledyne subsidiary, announced the award on Oct. 14. It comes from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the arm of Read More →

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UTC takeover looms for Clipper Windpower

By   /  Monday, October 11th, 2010  /  Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on UTC takeover looms for Clipper Windpower

After rocky sales timing put Clipper Windpower in a cash crunch, its largest investor is in position to take control of the Carpinteria company just as its long-term prospects brighten. In December, multinational conglomerate United Technologies Corp. acquired a 49.5 percent stake in Clipper in a transaction that pumped $206  million in new capital into the Read More →

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