Jacqui Irwin: Engineering school, STEM investment needed at CSU Channel Islands

Ventura County is home to some of the most exciting and cutting-edge companies in the world. Nationally recognized corporations and entrepreneurial high-technology companies like Amgen, Haas Automation, SemTech and Teledyne Technologies all have a footprint in Ventura County.

Additionally, Ventura County was recently designated as one of the state's four innovation hubs designed to spur job growth in these industries.