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Amgen beats Street on earnings, stock fluctuates

By   /  Tuesday, January 27th, 2015  /  Earnings, Latest news, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  No Comments

Amgen shares were down slightly in after-market trading on Jan. 27 after the company reported earnings and sales that beat analyst expectations.

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Carrillo Plaza flipped to investor for $12.2M

By   /  Monday, January 26th, 2015  /  Latest news, Real Estate, South Coast, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Starbuck anchors the Carrillo Plaza shopping center at 210 W. Carrillo Blvd. The property recently sold for $12.2 to Los Angeles-based company. (Courtesy photo)

Carrillo Plaza is located at 210 W. Carrillo Blvd. and was sold by Carrillo Holdings, a Santa Barbara-based real estate company. It has shed six Santa Barbara properties over the last 18 months.

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Autoliv’s Goleta operation shines light on safety

By   /  Friday, January 23rd, 2015  /  Latest news, Technology, Top Stories  /  No Comments

The night-vision system produced by Autoliv in Goleta highlighted in BMW promotional materials. The automakers cars alert drivers of nearby pedestrians and animals in four ways: an infrared display, the intstrument panel, the heads-up display and a spotlight. (Photo courtesy Autoliv)

The publicly traded maker of auto safety products is harnessing the South Coast’s expertise in infrared technology to produce night-vision systems that are available in new Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW and Rolls-Royce models.

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Tesla Motors takes charge on South Coast

By   /  Friday, January 23rd, 2015  /  Latest news, Real Estate, Top Stories  /  No Comments

A Tesla Motors Model S electric vehicle stands on display at the company’s showroom in Beijing, China. (Bloomberg News photo)

The store will feature interactive touchscreens, design centers and other tools for buying and customizing made-to-order vehicles directly from the Palo Alto-based manufacturer.

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A business to relish: Pacific Pickle Works looks to expand statewide

By   /  Friday, January 23rd, 2015  /  Latest news, Small Business, Subscriber content, Top Stories  /  No Comments

Bradley Bennett founded Pacific Pickle Works in Santa Barbara in 2011. Today the food retailer has expanded to 70 stores across Southern California. (Photo courtesy Pacific Pickle Works)

What first started as a way to give tasty gifts to friends and family has now transformed into a company with products in 70 stores from Paso Robles to San Diego.

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Pacifica Hotels makes bet on future of East Beach property

By   /  Friday, January 23rd, 2015  /  Latest news, Real Estate, Top Stories, Tourism  /  No Comments

The proposal includes demolishing an existing 12,000-square-foot building to construct a 55,000-square-foot, 45-foot tall hotel at 926 Indio Muerto St.

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New faces, new money at nonprofits throughout the region

By   /  Friday, January 23rd, 2015  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Top Stories  /  No Comments

A roundup of activity at tri-county nonprofits this month.

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