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Herzog adds new winemaker from Napa

By   /  Monday, July 26th, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Herzog adds new winemaker from Napa

Herzog Wine Cellars in Oxnard, one of the biggest wineries in the tri-county region, has a new winemaker.  The winery announced July 26 that it has hired David Galzignato as senior winemaker and director of winery operations. He will oversee the entire winemaking operation, vineyard management and grower contracts, and will work with head winemaker Read More →

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Oxnard powers up with region’s biggest battery facility

By   /  Thursday, July 1st, 2021  /  Energy, Green Coast, Latest news, Top Stories, Top Story, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

One of the largest energy storage facilities in the United States was unveiled to the public on June 29, as Oxnard and Ventura County residents, politicians, and business leaders gathered to see the 100-megawatt battery storage system in action. The facility, the Saticoy Energy Storage Site, works by capturing energy during the day when the Read More →

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Mission Produce earnings up despite dip in avocado prices

By   /  Thursday, March 11th, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Earnings, Latest news, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Mission Produce earnings up despite dip in avocado prices

Revenue was down for the second consecutive quarter at Oxnard-based Mission Produce, but net income was on the rise in the first quarter of 2021, according to the company’s March 10 earnings statement. Mission Produce, which is one of the biggest avocado distributors in the world, generate revenue in the first quarter worth $173.2 million, Read More →

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Our view: Public has right to know where its money goes

By   /  Tuesday, October 20th, 2020  /  Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Public has right to know where its money goes

We’ll admit to feeling a bit conflicted about the dispute between the county of Ventura and the Ventura County Community Foundation over the disclosure of the names of 777 recipients of $5,000 emergency grants and another 3,000 moving through the approval process. The grants are publicly funded and the foundation, which processed and awarded the Read More →

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Amazon coming to Oxnard next year

By   /  Friday, October 9th, 2020  /  left, Real Estate, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Amazon coming to Oxnard next year

Amazon is opening a new fulfillment center at the Sakioka Farms Business Park in Oxnard, bringing more than 1,500 jobs with benefits when the facility opens next year. “This couldn’t have come at a better time, given the pandemic and the economic downturn,” City Councilwoman Carmen Ramirez said in a city news release. “The opportunity Read More →

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VW sees an electric future in Oxnard

By   /  Friday, October 2nd, 2020  /  Energy, right  /  Comments Off on VW sees an electric future in Oxnard

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It’s “Mission accomplished” for avocado distributor’s IPO

By   /  Thursday, October 1st, 2020  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Latest news, Top Stories, Top Story, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on It’s “Mission accomplished” for avocado distributor’s IPO

Mission Produce is going on the offensive in the booming global avocado market, with $75 million in new capital from its Oct. 1 initial public offering. The Oxnard-based global avocado packer and distributor went public at $12 per share, a step down from its initial target of $15-$17 per share. The deal netted $75 million Read More →

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