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Chiques History Note #11 – La Chileria

Chiques History Notes is a series of posts based on my research on Oxnard, CA.

In 1946, Coastal Valley Canning Company opened a plant at 510 East 3rd Street. A majority of La Colonia’s residents worked as seasonal workers at La Chileria.

Source: The Press-Courier, 5 Oct 1962.

They sold the company to Heublein in 1966. They moved the plant to 1500 East 3rd Street in 1976.

Source: The Press-Courier, 10 Aug 1976.