Democratic incumbent Julia Brownley and Republican challenger Jeff Gorell will square off in a public forum Sunday, Oct. 12 Camarillo, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 – CSU Channel Islands (CI) will host the first public debate between the candidates for California’s 26th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday, Oct. 12, from [...]
By Sandy Smith, Chair, VCEDA Policy Committee On July 21st, the Port Hueneme City Council adopted a resolution placing a general tax ballot measure on the November 4, 2014 general municipal election now known as Measure M. The measure would impose a business license tax targeted at businesses operating at the Port of Hueneme and [...]
The BOC is VCEDA’s premier event and typically attracts between 200-300 business and community leaders from throughout Ventura County. The event is scheduled for October 17, 2014 at the Ventura County Office of Education Conference Center in Camarillo. As Ventura County’s primary economic advocate, VCEDA has used the BOC to focus on specific issues [...]
"The HR manager of a large manufacturer in Newbury Park came to me with a dilemma. She could not find skilled manufacturing employees to replace those that were retiring. I turned to VCEDA for assistance. VCEDA put me in touch with several key educators in the county. I am now part of several groups of educators and business people working together to either develop new or customize existing programs to meet the needs of local manufacturers. VCEDA’s assistance helped me better serve my client’s needs."
Ellen Brown, Regional Delivery Manager, Volt Workforce Solutions, Simi Valley, CA