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Vandenberg advocates vow to keep fighting

By   /  Friday, November 20th, 2020  /  right, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Vandenberg advocates vow to keep fighting

Advocates of Vandenberg Air Force base as the headquarters for the U.S. military’s new Space Command say they’re not giving up, despite the omission of the Lompoc-area base from the list of finalists for the site. The U.S. Air Force announced its finalists on Nov. 19. The six locations are in New Mexico, Nebraska, Florida, Read More →

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Tri-county unemployment down to 6.8% in October

By   /  Friday, November 20th, 2020  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Tri-county unemployment down to 6.8% in October

The unemployment rate dropped by a full percentage point or more in each of the region’s three counties between September and October, according to data released Nov. 20 by the California Unemployment Development Department. Ventura County’s unemployment rate in October was 7.1%, down from 8.3% the previous month. In Santa Barbara County, the rate was Read More →

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Newsom issues COVID curfew for most of state

By   /  Thursday, November 19th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Central Coast Health Watch, East Ventura County, Latest news, Law, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Newsom issues COVID curfew for most of state

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health announced a limited “stay-at-home order” requiring all non-essential work, travel and gatherings to stop between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. for the vast majority of the state’s population. The curfew order applies to all counties in California that are in the most restrictive, or purple, Read More →

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As COVID cases rise, region takes step back on road to re-opening

By   /  Monday, November 16th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Central Coast Health Watch, East Ventura County, Latest news, Law, Restaurants, Small Business, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on As COVID cases rise, region takes step back on road to re-opening

The entire tri-county region is going back into the most restrictive tier of California’s pandemic reopening system, as a rise in cases across the state forced Gov. Gavin Newsom to take emergency action. Under the state’s rules, all three counties would have re-entered the purple tier on Nov. 24, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, if case Read More →

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Region’s tourism industry continues slow comeback

By   /  Monday, November 2nd, 2020  /  Latest news, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Region’s tourism industry continues slow comeback

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Providers ramp up flu shots to avoid double pandemic

By   /  Tuesday, October 20th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Providers ramp up flu shots to avoid double pandemic

Getting the flu during a normal year can range from annoying to potentially deadly, with complications that can require hospital-level interventions. Getting the flu during a pandemic could be even worse, which is why health care providers all over the region are putting extra effort into their flu shot programs this year. The effects of Read More →

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Battle looms in Ventura gym lawsuit

By   /  Friday, October 16th, 2020  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Battle looms in Ventura gym lawsuit

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