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CSU Trustees approve next phase of University Glen on CSUCI campus

CAMARILLO — The CSU Board of Trustees has given final approval to the next phase of the CI 2025 Vision Plan during the CSU Board of Trustees meeting held this week, giving a green light to development of 32 acres of the University Glen residential community on the CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) campus. “This is another step...
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CenCal Health Welcomes Nicole Bennett as Community Outreach Coordinator

CenCal Health Welcomes Nicole Bennett as Community Outreach Coordinator

SANTA BARBARA / SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTIES — CenCal Health is pleased to announce Nicole Bennett as its new Community Outreach Coordinator, covering both Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. Bennett will be based in the San Luis Obispo CenCal Health office. She is a San Luis Obispo County native and has extensive experience...
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American Heart Association Hires New Executive Director for Central Coast

American Heart Association Hires New Executive Director for Central Coast

Monica Merryman brings breadth of experience and passion for the non-profit sector SANTA BARBARA — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, concluded a thorough and extensive search by announcing Monica Merryman as the new Executive Director for the Central Coast...
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Pacific Coast Business Times announce Latino Business Awards winners. Celebration is July 20

Pacific Coast Business Times announce Latino Business Awards winners. Celebration is July 20

July 20 from 5:50-7:30 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS  YEAR’S WINNERS: Arturo Hernandez Ventura County Community College District Danna Tejada-Baquero Cuesta College William Flores Antioch University Santa Barbara Veronica Guerrero California Lutheran University April Sanchez VCCF Scholarship Winner Angela Rosales Very Ventura Gift Shop & Gallery Perla Hernandez Lastra  S.L. Leonard...
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Volunteers Beautify Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Property in Los Osos During NeighborWorks Week

Volunteers Beautify Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Property in Los Osos During NeighborWorks Week

LOS OSOS — In recognition of NeighborWorks Week, held June 3-10, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) hosted a community service day on June 9 at South Bay Apartments in Los Osos. It was one of more than 200 events nationwide that gathered neighbors and volunteers to participate in community services projects. South Bay Apartments residents, and...
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EDC-VC Business Line: President’s Message

EDC-VC Business Line: President’s Message

Click here for the entire e-newsletter President’s Message   Bruce Stenslie It’s good news that increasingly we’re seeing national media and politicos as well as corporate leaders championing the value and return on investment for early child education. Consider, for example, that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is an outspoken advocate, noting that child development...
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July 20 — Pacific Coast Business Times to present ‘Latino Business Awards’

July 20 — Pacific Coast Business Times to present ‘Latino Business Awards’

SANTA BARBARA — Pacific Coast Business Times, the region’s leading business news publication, is recognizing one of the leading segments in the Tri-Counties. This special section is accompanied by an evening reception to honor the winners on Thursday, July 20 from 5:50-7:30 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach. Publishes: June 23 • Event: July 20...
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Sept. 19 — Home Buying Fair

Sept. 19 — Home Buying Fair

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — Coastal Housing Partnership is hosting a Home Buying Fair designed to help local employees on their path to home ownership. Whether you are ready to buy a home, getting back into the market, or simply dreaming of owning a home, this event is for you! This is the first Home...
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Gold Coast Health Plan to Invest $1.5 Million in Ventura County Programs

Gold Coast Health Plan to Invest $1.5 Million in Ventura County Programs

Medi-Cal Plan to Fund 16 Programs that Focus on Access to Health Care, Food and Housing CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) is awarding $1.5 million in grants to organizations throughout Ventura County for programs that focus on access to health care, food and housing. The grants are being awarded through GCHP’s Community Health...
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KCLU journalist wins 3rd national award

KCLU journalist wins 3rd national award

Society of Professional Journalists honors fire story WASHINGTON, D.C. — KCLU Radio News Director Lance Orozco received a national award for excellence in journalism on Friday. Orozco picked up the 2016 National Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award for Best Radio Breaking News Reporting among small-market stations at the National Press Club in...
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Ferguson Case Orr Paterson Attorney Appointed to State Bar Committee

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson Attorney Appointed to State Bar Committee

VENTURA — Attorney John Andersen, a partner with the law firm Ferguson Case Orr Paterson, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of the State Bar of California, commonly referred to as TEXCOM. Anderson is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization....
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Todd Broussard Joins Peoples’ Self-Help Housing as New Director of Construction

Todd Broussard Joins Peoples’ Self-Help Housing as New Director of Construction

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) welcomes Todd Broussard as new Director of Construction, overseeing the entire rental development construction department. Broussard has years of construction and development management experience through employment with jurisdictions such as the City of Guadalupe, as a consultant for state agencies and through his own construction company. “Todd’s...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Partners with Camarillo Health Care District

Gold Coast Health Plan Partners with Camarillo Health Care District

CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan (GCHP) and the Camarillo Health Care District (CHCD) on June 14 announced the signing of a one-year contract to launch a pilot program geared at strengthening the commitment of both organizations to provide quality health care. “This pilot is part of Gold Coast Health Plan’s community strategy to ensure our...
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First Santa Barbara Renovation Completed Under Funding Program to Preserve Affordable Housing for Local Families

First Santa Barbara Renovation Completed Under Funding Program to Preserve Affordable Housing for Local Families

Pearl Gardens is one of two affordable family housing properties that the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara recently completed. SANTA BARBARA — As an early adopter of a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program designed to keep affordable housing units from converting to market-rate housing, the Housing Authority of...
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Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Announces Cindy Magliari as New Assistant Controller

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Announces Cindy Magliari as New Assistant Controller

SAN LUIS OBISPO —Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is pleased to welcome Cindy Magliari as new Assistant Controller of the fiscal department. Cindy has lived and worked in the San Luis Obispo area for more than 30 years and comes to PSHH with more than 20 years of experience in the local community banking industry, as...
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