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February 23, 1993 | JACK SEARLES
Ventura Coastal Corp., a Ventura concern that claims to be California's largest independent processor of citrus for juices and other products, is purchasing a large new orange juice plant in the San Joaquin Valley. Ventura Coastal began operating the 200,000-square-foot facility in Visalia last week, even though escrow likely won't close until April 1, reports company President Dean E. Ulrich Sr.
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February 23, 1993 | JACK SEARLES
Ventura Coastal Corp., a Ventura concern that claims to be California's largest independent processor of citrus for juices and other products, is purchasing a large new orange juice plant in the San Joaquin Valley. Ventura Coastal began operating the 200,000-square-foot facility in Visalia last week, even though escrow likely won't close until April 1, reports company President Dean E. Ulrich Sr.
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June 25, 1991 | MACK REED
The Ventura City Council approved plans Monday for a study on ways to reduce water, gas and power use by four of the city's largest utility customers. The council voted 7 to 0 at its weekly meeting in favor of spending $10,000 to have engineers examine plumbing and wiring at the Doubletree Hotel, the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co., the Ventura Coastal Corp. juice plant and the Ventura County Medical Center. Working with Southern California Edison and the Southern California Gas Co.
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June 22, 1991 | MACK REED, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what could become a prototype for such efforts nationwide, Ventura officials announced plans Friday for a study on ways to reduce water, gas and power use by four of the city's largest utility customers. Funded with a mixture of public and private money, the $50,000 study will examine plumbing and wiring at the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co., the Doubletree Hotel, Ventura County Medical Center and Ventura Coastal Corp. juice plant.
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April 12, 2002 | MELINDA FULMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A move by Florida to tax orange juice from California and other states is threatening to touch off a citrus war. Florida lawmakers recently voted to institute a tax on juice from other citrus-producing states after importers of frozen orange juice from Brazil and elsewhere complained that Florida's 32-year-old "equalization tax" was discriminatory by taxing only foreign producers, a violation of the Commerce Clause.
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February 11, 1996 | MARY F. POLS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It wasn't built for beauty. Just a way to get from one place to another as fast as possible. Although the Ventura Freeway lies over old stagecoach routes and the footprints of mission priests, it was built with speed in mind, not romance. Constructed in stages during the Eisenhower-inspired building era of the 1950s, the One-Oh-One was meant to funnel travelers painlessly through Ventura County, 44 miles of concrete linking Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties and nothing more.
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January 21, 1988 | DENISE HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
Near the mouth of the Santa Clara River in Oxnard, where scrub brush clings and wild things creep, a strapping entrepreneur named Willis (Bill) R. Bailard once strode the sandy soil, thinking of lemons. The year was 1933, and Bailard dreamed of crowning a citrus king in Ventura County. He envisioned million-dollar harvests year-round, a ceaseless parade of colorful packing crates speeding their aromatic cargo to sun-starved Northern towns.
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