Menu
Montecito
American Riviera
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'Ventura County'  -  Page 94
Latest

$59M office park sale sets record for region

By   /  Friday, July 20th, 2012  /  Real Estate, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on $59M office park sale sets record for region

A 1.2 million-square-foot office park in Camarillo has changed hands, marking the largest industrial property deal in the region’s history. The $59.1 million sale of the Mission Oaks Corporate Center to Los Angeles-based Rexford Industrial also edges out the 2002 sale of Oxnard’s 13-building Topa Tower financial plaza, which was purchased by the late Los Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Editorial: Green waste proposal calls for fresh thinking

By   /  Friday, June 1st, 2012  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Green waste proposal calls for fresh thinking

When it comes to reinventing the Central Coast’s economy around renewable energy technologies, new rules need to be written — and some adjustments  will be inevitable. That’s part of the reason it’s important for the Ventura County Board of Supervisors to carefully look over a proposal to change the text of the county’s coastal zone Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Ventura County supervisor race heats up around economic issues

By   /  Friday, May 4th, 2012  /  Columns, Opinion  /  2 Comments

Elections do have consequences. And in the case of the First District Supervisor race in Ventura County, the consequences for business and economic development could be very large indeed. This race did not look too complex just a few months ago when incumbent Steve Bennett was widely seen as a shoe-in to win another term. Read More →

Read More →
Latest

The battle begins: Growers gear up to fight citrus disease

By   /  Friday, April 13th, 2012  /  Agribusiness, Features  /  Comments Off on The battle begins: Growers gear up to fight citrus disease

Farmers all over the Tri-Counties are on high alert after a disease that could be devastating to the state’s citrus industry was discovered in L.A. County.

Read More →
Latest

Editorial: Ventura County forecasts need to follow the numbers

By   /  Friday, April 6th, 2012  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Ventura County forecasts need to follow the numbers

Harry Truman famously asked for a one-handed economist who would not equivocate when making forecasts.

Read More →
Latest

Watkins warns of shrinking Ventura County work force

By   /  Thursday, March 29th, 2012  /  Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Watkins warns of shrinking Ventura County work force

Bill Watkins’ usually dour outlook for California and the local economy is only getting gloomier. The chief economist at California Lutheran University’s Center for Economic Research and Forecasting said March 29 that his outlook a year ago — already pessimistic compared to that of his fellow forecasters — was “wrong, way wrong.” Ventura County lost Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Powers: Ventura County keeping close watch on portfolio

By   /  Thursday, March 15th, 2012  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Powers: Ventura County keeping close watch on portfolio

Ventura County will closely monitor returns on its investment portfolio to make sure an 8 percent gain is reasonable, county CEO Mike Powers said in a March 15 talk. Speaking in Ventura at the quarterly California Lutheran University Corporate Leaders Breakfast, Powers said that while 8 percent has been a historically accurate return, constant monitoring Read More →

Read More →