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Leaving California: These places will pay you to move there

Leaving California: These places will pay you to move there

By PATRICK MAY | Orange County Register It’s the talk of the town these days: With a booming job market pushing real-estate prices through the roof, jamming freeways and making the most quotidian of tasks seem downright wearisome, a lot of California residents are either heading for the exits or are already gone. Consider the San Jose […]

Governor’s Top Economic Advisor Talks Competitiveness at the Port

Governor’s Top Economic Advisor Talks Competitiveness at the Port

California’s top economic advisor, Lenny Mendonca, met with Port leadership and customers to create greater economic opportunity in the region. Mendonca began his visit with a tour seeing Port operations firsthand including the shoreside power system enabling vessels to plug into electricity at berth, reducing air emissions by 87%. Mendonca addressed the business leaders stating, […]

U.S. Officials from Around the World Come to Hueneme to Talk Commerce

U.S. Officials from Around the World Come to Hueneme to Talk Commerce

International liaisons, logistic technology experts, local exporters, and trade officials convened in a think-tank style consortium today at the Port of Hueneme. Focusing on how to grow businesses through utilizing technological advances in eCommerce and blockchain in new and emerging markets, participants interfaced with Embassy Attachés from Seoul, South Korea; Jakarta, Indonesia; Ho Chi Minh […]

Truckers sue California, say new gig economy law would kill 70,000 jobs

Truckers sue California, say new gig economy law would kill 70,000 jobs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Trucking Association on Tuesday filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and Lyft. The legislation violates federal law and would deprive more […]

Starbucks Introduces ‘Merry Coffee’ Holiday Cups, Promises They Are Not Avoiding Christmas

Starbucks Introduces ‘Merry Coffee’ Holiday Cups, Promises They Are Not Avoiding Christmas

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Starbucks unveiled its 2019 holiday cups featuring the line “Merry Coffee” Thursday, but the organization promises that they are not avoiding the word “Christmas.” The national coffee chain’s cups feature “a swirl of candy cane ribbon, a pop of green, and a merry greeting” that comes close to […]

California’s Next Electricity Headache Is a Looming Shortage

California’s Next Electricity Headache Is a Looming Shortage

(Bloomberg) — As if California doesn’t have enough problems with its electric service, now regulators warn the state may be short on power supplies by 2021 if utilities don’t start lining up new resources now. In the hopes of heading off a shortfall, the California Public Utilities Commission has ordered the state’s electricity providers to […]

Disney+ Will Soon Be Available On Amazon Fire TV After Disputes

Disney+ Will Soon Be Available On Amazon Fire TV After Disputes

AUDREY CONKLIN REPORTER . Amazon and Disney have reportedly joined forces to bring the Disney+ streaming service to Amazon Fire TV, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced Thursday. The partnership comes after Amazon and Disney had disputes over the summer regarding Amazon’s push for the right to buy ad space on Disney apps if it were featured on Fire TV, the […]

‘Bible Business Has Really Gone Soft’: Philly Printer To Lay Off 174, Shut Plant By Christmas

‘Bible Business Has Really Gone Soft’: Philly Printer To Lay Off 174, Shut Plant By Christmas

PAULINA LIKOS CONTRIBUTOR Bible producer LSC Communications of Chicago, which has printed upwards of a billion copies since its inception, will be shutting down its operation in Philadelphia by Christmas due to low bible sales, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. As a result of the shutdown, 174 employees will reportedly lose their jobs. The company plans […]

Get Ready to Spice Up the County! Join us for our 2020 Salsa-themed Installation Gala!

Get Ready to Spice Up the County! Join us for our 2020 Salsa-themed Installation Gala!

  “Spice Up the County”…at our Salsa-themed 2020 Installation Gala! Join Us as we celebrate! Vicky Cummings becoming Ventura County Networks’ 2020 President! Pre-sale General Admission Tickets – $50 Per Person (Valid until Dec 10th) Last Minute Tickets – $75 Per Person (Valid after Dec 10th) GET TICKETS / SPONSORSHIPS HERE Women’s Council of Realtors, […]

October job creation comes in at 128,000, easily topping estimates even with GM auto strike

October job creation comes in at 128,000, easily topping estimates even with GM auto strike

By Jeff Cox KEY POINTS Nonfarm payrolls rose by 128,000 in October, exceeding the estimate of 75,000 from economists surveyed by Dow Jones. There were big revisions of past numbers as well. August’s initial 168,000 payrolls addition was revised up to 219,000, while September’s jumped from 136,000 to 180,000. The unemployment rate ticked slightly higher […]