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Good news for the new year: unemployment low, stable



The California Labor Market Information Division released its November report and it shows Ventura County’s unemployment rate holding steady at 3.7 percent for the third consecutive month. The jobless rate has remained remarkably low and stable since it first dipped below 4 percent in May 2017. Here’s what’s behind the numbers: Industry employment: Aside from the usual increase in holiday […]

Store offers fire relief program

WDC Kitchen and Bath Center in Agoura Hills and Moorpark announced it is partnering with major appliance, plumbing, and mattress manufacturers to develop a wildfire relief program that will help families who are trying to rebuild their homes following the November wildfires. The program includes: Exclusive discounts on major appliances, plumbing fixtures and mattresses A free mattress with foundation of […]

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Target to pay $7.4 million in damages

Retail company put electronic waste in regular trash bins


Retail giant Target has been ordered to pay $7.4 million in a statewide settlement related to the improper handling and disposal of hazardous waste, the Ventura County district attorney’s office announced earlier this month. Between 2012 and 2016, Target stores in California improperly dumped electronics, batteries, aerosol cans and fluorescent light bulbs in landfills in violation of state law and […]

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