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An American dream, interned: Exhibit highlights history of grocers

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Small Business, Top Stories, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on An American dream, interned: Exhibit highlights history of grocers

“Who’s Minding the Store: the Small Grocery Business in Ventura County” focuses on sharing the history of many immigrant-owned markets in the county.

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Spilling the beans on Ventura County’s lima legacy

By   /  Friday, May 2nd, 2014  /  Agribusiness, East Ventura County, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Spilling the beans on Ventura County’s lima legacy

Before there were strawberries, lemons and avocados, the lima bean dominated agriculture on Ventura County’s coastal plain for nearly a century.

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Ojai Oil Co. goes from black gold to organic olives

By   /  Monday, November 15th, 2010  /  Features, Small Business, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Ojai Oil Co. goes from black gold to organic olives

Ojai Oil Co.’s 110-year history is as rich as the black gold bubbling up into the Ojai Valley, but the fourth generation of the company is moving away from crude oil to find new fortunes in olive oil. Ojai Oil, headquartered in Camarillo, was started in 1900 by the late Charles Off and 25 original Read More →

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