Sandy Smith elected VCEDA Board Chairperson at 66th Annual Meeting

December 15, 2014

The Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA), recognized as the regional voice of business on issues affecting the economy in Ventura County and California, held its 66th annual meeting on Tuesday, December 9th at Limoneira Ranch in Santa Paula. Sandy Smith, Land Use Consultant for Sespe Consulting, Inc. was sworn in as VCEDA’s board chairperson [...]

Read the full article →

Holiday Party and 66th Annual Installation of Officers Meeting – December 9

November 25, 2014

The 66th Annual Installation of Officers/holiday networking gathering of the Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA) is being held at Limoneira Company (1141 Cumming Rd.) in Santa Paula. The event is Tuesday, December 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Members and nonmembers are invited to attend.   During the event, new VCEDA board members will [...]

Read the full article →

CI to host 26th District congressional debate

October 1, 2014

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 [...]

Read the full article →

VCEDA Board voted to oppose Measure M

September 24, 2014

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 [...]

Read the full article →

VCEDA will host its 44th Annual Business Outlook Conference

March 24, 2014

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 [...]

Read the full article →

Air District’s Air Monitoring Network Plan Available for Review

June 20, 2013

Ventura County, CA (June 20, 2013) – The Ventura County Air Pollution Control District (VCAPCD) has released its Draft 2013 Ambient Air Monitoring Network Plan for public review and comment. Federal regulations require all air districts to prepare an annual plan describing the network of ambient air quality monitors and monitoring stations and identify needs [...]

Read the full article →

Fed Senior Economist Gary Zimmerman to Provide National Economic Outlook, June 26

May 23, 2013

Ventura, Calif. (May 23, 2013)–Gary Zimmerman, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco senior economist, will provide his outlook for the national economy at a Wednesday, June 26 luncheon at the Tower Club in Oxnard.

Read the full article →

Assembly Select Committee on Aerospace to Discuss

March 18, 2013

Sacramento, CA – Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) stated today that he was very bullish on the job and commerce opportunities for Ventura County and California as related to the massive aerospace job growth expected in non-military use of unmanned aerial vehicles. The chairman of the Assembly Select Committee on Aerospace, Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Los Angeles), [...]

Read the full article →

Bi-Partisan Legislation Introduced on Unmanned Aircraft to Expand California Jobs, Protect Privacy

February 28, 2013

Sacramento,CA– California State Assemblyman Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) and Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) announced today they have joint-authored two bills on the growing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or “drone” industry. Assembly Bill 1326 will attract manufacturing jobs in this rapidly growing industry toCaliforniaby providing state tax incentives, while Assembly Bill 1327 intends to protect the privacy [...]

Read the full article →

64th Annual VCEDA Installation Award Recipients

January 21, 2013

Ventura, Calif. (Jan. 21, 2013)–The strength and success of VCEDA depends on the many members who volunteer their time and resources to serve on committees and taskforces to accomplish the mission and goals of the organization. Here are the 64th Annual VCEDA Installation Award recipients.

Read the full article →