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EDC-VC Business Line update for Sept. 29

EDC-VC Business Line update for Sept. 29

Click here for the entire e-newsletter     Chairman’s Message   Cheryl Heitmann is EDC-VC board chair and Ventura City Councilwoman Celebrating the Power of Women Entrepreneurs in Ventura County October is National Women’s Small Business Month, which calls us to recognize the leading role that women-owned businesses play in economic vitality and social equity....
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Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 28

Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 28

Museum of Ventura County Elects New Board The Museum of Ventura County announced Tuesday that it has elected a new board of directors who will direct the museum’s fundraising, exhibits and programming, connecting the community with the history and culture of Ventura County. “We have a past, present and future that make us a...
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Pacific Premier Banking on Student Futures

Pacific Premier Banking on Student Futures

CENTRAL COAST — When it comes to building a healthy life filled with opportunity, Pacific Premier is banking on the bright futures of students who live at Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) properties. Knowing that being able to live in safe, affordable housing is only the start, the community bank, headquartered in Irvine, has made...
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Gold Coast Health Plan Helps Fund the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging’s Fall Prevention Program

Gold Coast Health Plan Helps Fund the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging’s Fall Prevention Program

Medi-Cal Plan Awards $50,000 to Local Health Care Agency   CAMARILLO — Gold Coast Health Plan has awarded $50,000 to the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging’s Fall Prevention Program through its Community Health Investments initiative. The award supports supervisor John C. Zaragoza and the county Board of Supervisors’ proclamation of September 22 to 28 as...
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Gold Coast Transit District Presents Contest Winner with New Beach Cruiser

Gold Coast Transit District Presents Contest Winner with New Beach Cruiser

OXNARD — Gold Coast Transit District (GCTD) presented Rebecca Kajumba with her new beach cruiser after her photo was randomly selected as the winner of the District’s Dump the Pump Summer Selfie Contest. Launched in June, the annual Dump the Pump campaign is a national effort led by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) that...
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EDC-VC’s Small Business Development Center Director Recognized as ‘State Star’

EDC-VC’s Small Business Development Center Director Recognized as ‘State Star’

VENTURA COUNTY — Ray Bowman, director of the Small Business Development Center of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, recently received the Association of Small Business Development Centers coveted “State Star” Award in recognition of his contributions to the state SBDC program. Bowman was presented with the award at the 37th Annual America’s SBDC Conference in...
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CAPS Media Center update for Sept. 20

CAPS Media Center update for Sept. 20

News and Events September Radio Orientation/Training will be held September 27 & 28 at 6pm The two-part class will provide you with all the tools and techniques you need to produce your own show. Training sessions are held the 4th Wednesday & Thursday of each month. Updated information is located on the CAPS Radio site. Call now...
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort Announces Appointment of Jacob Anthony Bernard as Executive Chef

Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort Announces Appointment of Jacob Anthony Bernard as Executive Chef

OXNARD — The Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacob Anthony Bernard as Chef de Cuisine. Bernard has worked for Hilton Hotels since 2014 and recently served as Sous Chef at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile. There, he supervised all the food operations...
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Bilingual commentary: The Dilemma of the DREAMers

Bilingual commentary: The Dilemma of the DREAMers

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Recently, the unfortunate residents of south Texas and then south Florida knew that storms were brewing and growing before they struck. Similarly, this country’s DREAMers, who had been afforded protection from deportation and other benefits under the Obama administration, could see the dark clouds gathering the...
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City of Oxnard Cultural and Community Services update for Sept. 14

Visit https://www.oxnard.org for more information   September 2017 DEPARTMENT NEWS OXNARD PAL HELPS KIDS START THE SCHOOL YEAR PREPARED! The Oxnard Police Activities League (PAL) recently expanded on its Back-to-School Outreach program by providing free backpacks to students at Haycox School in Oxnard?s Southwinds neighborhood. The giveaways took place from August 23rd through August 25th,...
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Jackson’s SB 63, New Parent Leave Act, Passes Off Senate Floor, Heads to Governor’s Desk

Jackson’s SB 63, New Parent Leave Act, Passes Off Senate Floor, Heads to Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO — SB 63, a bill authored by  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)  to provide 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected maternity and paternity leave for Californians who work for smaller employers of 20 or more, passed the Assembly floor today on a 51-15 vote. The bill now heads back to the Senate for concurrence. SB...
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Bills Aiming to secure California from Cyberattacks Reach Governor’s Desk

Bills Aiming to secure California from Cyberattacks Reach Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO – The California State Legislature passed two bills designed to help further secure California’s valuable network from cybercriminals. Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, Chair of the Select Committee on Cybersecurity, has authored AB 531 and AB 1022, which provides more tools for California to assess its cyber-readiness and ensure that the state is doing all it...
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Bill to Extend Solar Thermal Program Passes California Legislature

Bill to Extend Solar Thermal Program Passes California Legislature

Bill to Incentivize Solar Energy to Reduce Natural Gas Use Headed to Governor’s Desk SACRAMENTO—The California Legislature passed AB 797 (Irwin) this afternoon.  With the bipartisan vote in the Assembly of 45-19 today and the Senate’s bipartisan 30-10 vote on Tuesday, the bill now heads to the Governor for his signature.  The bill extends consumer...
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Economic Development Collaborative–Ventura County’s SBDC Expands Roster of Advisors

Economic Development Collaborative–Ventura County’s SBDC Expands Roster of Advisors

VENTURA COUNTY — The Economic Development Collaborative-Ventura County has added Jay Tsao to its team of 30-plus advisors providing free one-on-one consulting to local businesses to help area companies strengthen and grow their bottom line. Tsao’s expertise in international trade and ecommerce will help local businesses looking to develop trade partnerships with Chinese companies...
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Jackson Bills SB 44 and SB 290 Pass Assembly Floor and Head to Governor’s Desk

Jackson Bills SB 44 and SB 290 Pass Assembly Floor and Head to Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO – Two key coastal protection bills authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) , SB 44 (Coastal Oil Wells) and SB 290 (Marine Entanglement), passed the Assembly floor with a 76-0 vote and 60-15 vote, respectively on Sept. 7 Senate Bill 44, the Coastal Oil Well Clean Up and Remediation Act, will require that...
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