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Ventura County Community College District closes escrow on new administration center

By   /  Thursday, November 17th, 2016  /  Education, Latest news, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Ventura County Community College District closes escrow on new administration center

The Ventura County Community College District closed escrow on its new district administrative center at 761 E. Daily Drive in Camarillo, which VCCCD purchased for $7 million. “Moving the administration building to the center of the district will benefit everyone,” Chancellor Bernard Luskin said in a news release issued on Nov. 16. “In addition, the new Read More →

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Editorial: $37.2M tagged for critical jobs training at region’s colleges

By   /  Friday, June 20th, 2014  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: $37.2M tagged for critical jobs training at region’s colleges

While its higher-education system remains far short of optimal funding, California’s improved budget prospects are creating niche opportunities aimed at vocational and technical training. A trio of projects, two from Ventura County and one from San  Luis Obispo, are among the 39 winning proposals for a one-time $250 million competitive grant program offered through the Read More →

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Letter: Business groups should stand firm opposing Props. 30 and 38

By   /  Friday, October 5th, 2012  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Letter: Business groups should stand firm opposing Props. 30 and 38

Taxpayers and small businesses have been pushed to the limit.

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Community colleges bring home bad grades

By   /  Friday, February 17th, 2012  /  Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  2 Comments

Five of the six community colleges in the Tri-Counties came under fire in early February as the regional accreditation agency issued the latest in a string of negative report cards.  The worst report went to San Luis Obispo County’s Cuesta College, now in danger of closing if it doesn’t improve its educational standards. Santa Barbara Read More →

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Editorial: Community colleges are too important to fail

By   /  Friday, February 17th, 2012  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Community colleges are too important to fail

This wake-up call should be taken seriously by the colleges and the business community.

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