Ventura business expo sees an increase in participation
Published 5/24/2013 at 8:25 p.m. 0 comments
The Ventyra Chamber business expo brought in nearly 70 businesses selling everything from high tech products and legal services to party rentals and exotic spices.
Construction challenges Ventura's Gateway Village shopping center businesses
Updated 5/21/2013 at 7:41 p.m. 0 comments
Construction takes its toll on the mom and pop businesses in Ventura's Gateway Village Shopping Center.
Rotary clubs to host networking event
Updated 5/20/2013 at 4:21 p.m. 0 comments
Rotary clubs from several counties will hold a networking event Thursday.
Investment clubs struggle to be relevant after two stock market plunges in a decade
Published 5/18/2013 at 2:00 p.m.
After two major stock market crashes in less than a decade, investment clubs are wroking hard to attract new members.
California's GO-Biz director tells businesses state is working with and for them
Published 5/17/2013 at 7:33 p.m. 9 comments
The priorities of California's business development office match the small businesses of Ventura County, according to its director.
Investment clubs share their strategies
Published 5/17/2013 at 12:19 a.m. 0 comments
Investment clubs often have different strategies. Two local clubs share theirs.
Port of Hueneme grapples with rising cost of workers' compensation insurance
Updated 5/14/2013 at 6:22 p.m. 1 comment
The Port of Hueneme is preparing to pay 120 percent more for workers' compensation insurance in the coming fiscal year, Chief Finance and Administrative Officer Andrew Palomares said.
In CLU talk, Naval Base Ventura County commander focuses on future, technology and drones
Published 5/9/2013 at 6:20 p.m. 0 comments
Business and community leaders hope drones continue Naval Base Ventura County's lucrative economic impact
Ventura County leaders tally economic priorities
Published 5/9/2013 at 5:14 p.m. 3 comments
Ventura County community leaders met in Camarillo to vote for the most important changes needed to build this region's economy.
Springs Fire causes most losses to cattle grazing land, avocados
Published 5/8/2013 at 6:16 p.m. 0 comments
Ventura County's crops and agricultural lands were damaged in the recent Springs Fire that as of Wednesday was 95 percent contained.
Dow average gains, holds on to 15,000 level
Updated 5/8/2013 at 2:37 p.m. 2 comments
NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrial average rose, closing above 15,000 for a second day after breaching the landmark level for the first time Tuesday.
Car sales drive up tax revenues for city coffers
Updated 5/7/2013 at 10:04 p.m. 1 comment
Several automakers, such as Ford, GM, Chrysler and Nissan, report double-digit U.S. sales increases, and cities in Ventura County are taking advantage of anticipated tax dollars from the influx of sales.
Simi Valley job fair gives young workers head start on finding summer jobs
Updated 5/7/2013 at 5:36 p.m. 0 comments
About 500 youths got a head start on their summer employment search last weekend at a Job and Career Expo organized by Simi Valley’s Youth Employment Service.
New stock market milestone: Dow 15,000
Updated 5/7/2013 at 4:37 p.m. 2 comments
NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones industrial average punched through another milestone Tuesday, closing above 15,000 for the first time just two months after recovering the last of its losses from the 2008 financial crisis.
Water district tells Ventura County growers to use less water or face shortages
Published 5/6/2013 at 5:31 p.m. 5 comments
Ventura County growers got a tough talk on pending water shortages.
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