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Apartment building revival, home starts put Santa Maria on the map

By   /  Friday, April 17th, 2015  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Real Estate, Top Stories  /  No Comments

The completed clubhouse at Siena Apartments. (Courtesy photo)

The UCSB Economic Forecast Project will focus on housing and residential construction when it holds its annual forecast summit on May 8 at the Radisson Santa Maria on Skyway Drive.

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FAA approves $300,000 for Camarillo Airport repaving

By   /  Thursday, April 16th, 2015  /  Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  No Comments

The Camarillo Airport is getting more than $300,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration thanks to the legwork of Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village). Brownley’s political deal-making has secured almost $1 million for Ventura County airports in the last two years. The funds will go toward infrastructure improvements at the airport, including repaving a large portion […]

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FDA approves Amgen heart drug

By   /  Wednesday, April 15th, 2015  /  Health Care, Latest news, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

The drug is the first chronic heart failure medication approved by the FDA in nearly a decade.

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Cottage looks to sell surgery center, Sansum merger delayed six months

By   /  Monday, April 13th, 2015  /  Health Care, Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories  /  No Comments

The possible sale is an effort to smooth out any wrinkles with the Federal Trade Commission over the proposed merger with Sansum Clinic.

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LinkedIn picks up Lynda.com to lift content offerings

By   /  Thursday, April 9th, 2015  /  Latest news, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

Lynda.com Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer Bruce Heavin and co-founder and Executive Chair Lynda Weinman at the company's Carpinteria headquarters. (Business Times file photo)

The social networking platform is acquiring Carpinteria-based Lynda.com in a $1.5 billion cash and stock deal.

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Capps exit from D.C. to reshape Central Coast politics

By   /  Wednesday, April 8th, 2015  /  Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  No Comments

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The Congresswoman will leave behind a legacy as a staunch environmentalist and party loyalist who also developed a reputation for supporting small business and building relationships with her political foes.

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SB retail property has new owner in eight-figure deal

By   /  Tuesday, April 7th, 2015  /  Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast, Top 25 lists, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Outdoor gear retailer REI is the anchor tenant at the downtown Santa Barbara retail property that recently traded hands for about $22 million. (Courtesy image)

The complex on State Street along Highway 101, anchored by REI, was previously purchased in two separate deals for about $13 million between 2005 and 2010.

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