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45th Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show – April 13 and 14, 2019

45th Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show – April 13 and 14, 2019

45th Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show Saturday & Sunday, April 13 and 14, 2019 Hyatt Regency Westlake 880 S Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village, CA 91361 Homeowners who are planning spring and summer projects around their house can talk with professionals for ideas and advice at the 45th Conejo Valley Home Remodeling Show. The show is Saturday and […]

New York City May Be On The Verge Of Losing Its Massive Deal With Amazon

New York City May Be On The Verge Of Losing Its Massive Deal With Amazon

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter Amazon is reportedly rethinking its promise to build a headquarters in New York City after receiving pushback from local officials and residents, sources told The Washington Post. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, both Democrats, are pushing for the Amazon deal after being instrumental in securing […]

NAWBO Ventura County announces 20th Annual BRAVO Honorees

NAWBO Ventura County announces 20th Annual BRAVO Honorees

Ventura County, CA — The Ventura County chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO VC) is pleased to announce this year’s honorees for the 20th Annual BRAVO Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 12th from 11:30am to 2:00pm at the beautiful Serra Center in Camarillo. 2019 BRAVO Honorees 1. Woman Business Owner of the Year […]

Free Career Workshops in February

Free Career Workshops in February

February 2019 Career Shops Location: West County America’s Job Center 2901 N. Ventura Rd., 3rd Floor, Oxnard 805-204-5171  February 8 – Veterans Orientation, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – This collaborative meeting provides our veterans with information on local services and programs that are available to the veteran. February 8 – The Power of CalJOBS, 1:30 p.m. […]

SEEAG Seeks Business/Organization Supporters For New Mobile Classroom

SEEAG Seeks Business/Organization Supporters For New Mobile Classroom

As part of its new Ventura County Child Wellness Initiative, Students for Eco-Education & Agriculture (SEEAG) is bringing its message of healthy eating, proper nutrition and daily exercise to classrooms throughout Ventura County using its new 30-foot-long cargo van—the “Farm Fresh Mobile Classroom.” Over the next three years, the mobile classroom van will visit over […]

US Economy Adds More than 300,000 Jobs During Shutdown

US Economy Adds More than 300,000 Jobs During Shutdown

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter . The U.S. economy added 304,000 jobs while the unemployment rate rose slightly to 4 percent in the first month of 2019, according to Department of Labor (DOL) data released Friday. January marks the 100th straight month of job growth in the U.S., a record more than twice as long […]

People with Disabilities are Coming Back into the Workforce

People with Disabilities are Coming Back into the Workforce

Grace Carr | Reporter   Disabled persons are entering the workforce as overall unemployment rates drop and companies consider an expanded pool of potential job applicants for entry-level and essential positions. Persons with disabilities have long been sidelined and unable to find employment, due in part to stigma and from an inability to perform tasks […]

Standard & Poor’s gives highest rating to County’s Treasury Pool

Standard & Poor’s gives highest rating to County’s Treasury Pool

VENTURA, Calif. – Ventura County Treasurer/Tax Collector Steven Hintz has announced that Standard & Poor’s has reaffirmed its “AAAf” and “S1+” ratings of the Ventura County Treasury Pool.  Ventura County is one of only three pools in California to be awarded this highest rating.  “Standard & Poor’s conducts a careful examination and analysis of the […]

Drug Pricing War Leads CVS and Walmart to Part Ways

Drug Pricing War Leads CVS and Walmart to Part Ways

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Walmart and CVS Caremark are splitting over a price dispute, CVS announced Tuesday. CVS Caremark is CVS Health’s pharmacy benefit management (PBM) division. The news means that many people who have CVS Health drug plans will no longer be able to pick up their prescriptions at Walmart locations. […]

Automotive Customers Recommit to the Port of Hueneme Securing Jobs and Stability for the Local Workforce

Automotive Customers Recommit to the Port of Hueneme Securing Jobs and Stability for the Local Workforce

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WWO) joins BMW North America (BMW) and GLOVIS America (GLOVIS) to secure their presence at the Port of Hueneme with long-term contracts. Representing over half of the Port’s cargo revenue, the automobiles being imported will reach more than 13 states. In addition, the Port also exports globally multiple OEM brands manufactured in […]