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Pacific Gas & Electric Co. woes rattle Central Coast

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Electric vehicle charging startup EVmatch will add commercial hosts  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Santa Barbara electric vehicle charging startup EVmatch will add commercial hosts to its network beginning in February, enabling businesses to install and monetize EV chargers. Read More →

Limoneira opens sales office in Vietnam  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Limoneira’s international expansion continued Jan. 18 with the announcement that the Santa Paula agribusiness had opened a regional sales office in Ho Chi Minh City, Read More →

5 Gymboree stores in the Tri-Counties closing  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Gymboree Group, a national children’s clothing retailer, will shut down after going bankrupt, according to Bloomberg News, which reported about 10,000 jobs could be affected. Read More →

CLU, Moorpark College target middle schoolers  

Annabelle Blair I 2 days ago

With educators and business leaders across Ventura County pointing to college and career readiness as a pillar of economic and community health, two higher education Read More →

Winery of the Year award goes to the Riboli family  

Tom Bronzini I 2 days ago

Three years after Justin Vineyards & Winery was honored as American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast magazine, another winery prominent in Paso Robles Read More →

East Ventura County malls use museums to draw shoppers  

Annabelle Blair I 2 days ago

Amid the era of online retail giants, East Ventura County malls continue to look for ways to compete and evolve, turning to experiences that online Read More →

Cerro Alto Ranch owners agree to conserve property  

Annabelle Blair I 2 days ago

The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County has permanently protected the 540-acre Cerro Alto Ranch with a voluntary conservation easement. “Permanently conserving Cerro Alto Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Lack of workforce housing driving companies away  

Henry Dubroff I 2 days ago

First it was Dallas. Then South Florida. Now it’s Atlanta. Just as California’s top officials are beginning to think longer term about solutions to the Read More →

Our view: Government shutdown should end immediately  

Henry Dubroff I 2 days ago

The Central Coast economy is driven by an entrepreneurial ecosystem that is dependent on certain government functions. We need a steady flow of Small Business Read More →

Sengupta: Businesses should be getting back to basics  

Guest commentary I 2 days ago

By Sumantra Sengupta To say that we live in a somewhat turbulent economy is probably an understatement. The stock markets are volatile, the price of Read More →

Newton lays down the law for 5G innovation  

Guest commentary I 2 days ago

By David Newton A lightning-fast network makes the hottest electronics product-service innovations deliver on their value. That is why the the buzz at the 2019 Read More →

Hearing on Aera Energy’s East Cat Canyon proposal draws big crowd  

Marissa Nall I 2 days ago

A planning hearing on an environmental impact report for Aera Energy’s East Cat Canyon proposal drew more than 150 people, including dozens of protesters, union Read More →

Invoca expanding team with new office in Denver area  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Santa Barbara-based call analytics company Invoca opened a new office in the Denver metro area Jan. 17, allowing it to expand its team to 30 Read More →

FDA committee OKs Amgen’s Evenity  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee voted in favor of a new approval for Amgen’s osteoporosis treatment Evenity for use by postmenopausal women. Read More →

Ventura County Treasury Pool gets highest rating from Standard & Poor’s  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Standard & Poor’s reaffirmed its high rating of the Ventura County Treasury Pool at “AAAf” and “S1+” levels. Ventura County is one of only three Read More →

Bill would incentivize employers to help with student loans  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) introduced The Student Loan Repayment Assistance Act on Jan. 17 to incentivize employers to offer student loan repayment assistance. “Student Read More →

Brownley bill would protect veterans from financial abuse  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) introduced a bill to protect veterans from financial fraud and abuse on Jan. 16. The Protect Veterans from Financial Fraud Read More →

MannKind launches direct-purchase program for its inhalable insulin  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Westlake Village biotech firm MannKind announced a direct-purchase program Jan. 16 that aims to provide its inhalable insulin product to consumers for as low as Read More →

Mattingly retiring from Pacifica Commercial Realty  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

Mark Mattingly, a founding member of Pacifica Commercial Central Coast and managing member of the Pacifica Commercial Realty office in Santa Barbara, will retire at Read More →

BioIQ moves headquarters to Atlanta  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Santa Barbara health care technology company BioIQ announced Jan. 15 that it has moved its headquarters to Atlanta, where it plans to invest $5 million Read More →

Evacuations ordered for Montecito, East Ventura County  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Updated 12:35 p.m. Jan. 15: Ventura County issued evacuations in the Woolsey fire burn areas as of 11:07 a.m. Jan. 15. Mandatory evacuation areas include Read More →

Limoneira reports increased revenues, earnings in fiscal 2018  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Limoneira revenues rose 6.7 percent to hit new highs in fiscal 2018, the company announced Jan. 14, and net income more than tripled to $19.7 Read More →

PG&E stock plunges as utility prepares to file for bankruptcy  

Glenn Rabinowitz I 6 days ago

By Mark Chediak and Kiel Porter Story updated at 10 a.m. Jan. 14: PG&E stock plunged 50 percent Jan. 14 after it said it will Read More →

Deadlines extended for fire victims to apply for disaster assistance  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The deadline for wildfire survivors to apply for FEMA disaster assistance has been extended to Jan. 31. Assistance can be obtained: • Online at • Read More →

SpaceX rocket blasts off from Vandenberg and deploys satellites  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

Story updated at 12 p.m. Jan. 11: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 10 Iridium Next satellites into orbit at 7:31 a.m. Jan. 11 after Read More →