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Main street merchants hoping for holiday miracle to save sales

By   /  Friday, December 15th, 2017  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Restaurants, Small Business, South Coast, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Main street merchants hoping for holiday miracle to save sales

  Facing a revenue meltdown as the Thomas fire drags into a second week, business owners put out a call for residents to do their shopping locally and made tough calls on ways to support staff. “Our regular business levels are at less than 5 percent of normal,” said Sherry Villanueva, owner of Santa Barbara-based Read More →

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Teacher externships help employers

By   /  Friday, June 2nd, 2017  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Teacher externships help employers

By Greg Gillespie and Paula Hodge Change is happening in business and industry at such a fast pace that high school and college course curriculums can quickly become outdated. Students who are fortunate to obtain internships this summer can be exposed to the latest business advances, but it’s not enough. The reality is that not Read More →

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