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Amgen’s Blincyto gets approval in Japan  

Staff Report I 6 hours ago

Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen announced Sept. 24 that its leukemia treatment Blincyto had received approval from Japanese regulators. The drug is the first approval Read More →

Stock split sends CDTi’s shares way up  

Staff Report I 4 hours ago

CDTi Advanced Materials conducted a 1-for-5 reverse stock split after the close of trading Sept. 21, sending shares up more than 25 percent Sept. 24. Read More →

Digital public transit signage company spins out new division  

Staff Report I 4 hours ago

Goleta-based public transit technology company CHK America announced that it had spun off its digital products division into a new entity called Connectpoint. President and Read More →

MannKind rolls out a second cohort for inhalable insulin product  

Staff Report I 25 mins ago

Westlake Village-based biotech company MannKind announced that it would begin enrolling a second cohort of pediatric patients in a safety study for its inhalable insulin Read More →

Tri-county infrastructure and affordable housing projects receive millions of dollars in funding  

Staff Report I 18 mins ago

Water infrastructure and housing projects across the Tri-Counties received large federal grants Sept. 24. Ventura County and several cities were awarded funding totaling more than Read More →

Brownley, Carbajal gain if House flips to Democrats  

Tony Biasotti I 3 days ago

The Central Coast’s two congressional representatives, Julia Brownley and Salud Carbajal, are both Democrats sitting in what appear to be the safest of chairs. FiveThirtyEight, Read More →

Luxury auto storage features country club for exotic car owners  

Annabelle Blair I 3 days ago

The final phase of construction on a storage facility for luxury cars and country club for their owners is underway in Westlake Village. Finish Line Read More →

Bronzini: Nonprofit wants women in wine industry to dream big  

Tom Bronzini I 3 days ago

Dream Big Darling is the name of a new nonprofit based in Paso Robles whose mission is to help the next generation of women succeed Read More →

Blair: Santa Barbara to license cannabis manufacturing  

Annabelle Blair I 3 days ago

Santa Barbara has issued a commercial cannabis business license conditional approval letter to Santa Barbara Manufacturing and Supply, enabling the company to continue the permitting Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Clues point to solutions for region’s downtown struggles  

Henry Dubroff I 3 days ago

“Ya got trouble, my friend, right here, I say, trouble right here in River City.”     — Lyrics by Meredith Willson from “The Music Man” Read More →

Our view: Cal Poly SLO should diversify by taking local students  

Henry Dubroff I 3 days ago

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has taken some welcome first steps to address a glaring lack of diversity, but we’d suggest that the solution to Read More →

Letter to the editor: Hoping for Plains to be held responsible  

Guest commentary I 3 days ago

Dear Editor: Your editorial titled “Plains must change corporate culture” was well said, and very courageous for the publisher of a media business focused on Read More →

Technology advances influencing real estate transactions  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Artificial intelligence, smartphone apps and virtual reality have risen to the top of trends that are already influencing real estate. But the real estate industry Read More →

Amgen sponsoring life science innovation hub called BioLA  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Amgen announced Sept. 20 that it has joined a collaboration to create a “life science innovation hub” in Los Angeles County called BioLA. As the Read More →

CoastHills files motion to force arbitration in wrongful termination lawsuit  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

CoastHills Credit Union responded to a wrongful termination lawsuit by former CEO Jeff York with a Sept. 13 court filing that attempts to force a Read More →

Dr. Lois Jovanovic, former CEO of Sansum diabetes institute, dies  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Dr. Lois Jovanovic, a pioneer in the field of diabetes research and former CEO of Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, passed away on Sept. 18. She Read More →

Bill approved awarding $85 million to mitigate Diablo Canyon closure  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Senate Bill 1090 was approved Sept. 19, awarding Central Coast stakeholders $85 million in funding to mitigate expected economic impacts from the closure of the Read More →

SEC charges Sientra, former CEO with misleading investors  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Sept. 19 that it has charged Sientra and its former CEO Hani Zeini with misleading investors in a September Read More →

Semtech invests in printable battery technology firm  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Camarillo Internet of Things company Semtech joined a $5 million investing round Sept. 18 to support printable battery technology made by Alameda-based Imprint Energy. The Read More →

Ventura College Foundation gets $12 million donation  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

The Ventura College Foundation received $12 million from the estate of Miriam Schwab, a long-time supporter of the college who died in December. Ventura College, Read More →

Women discuss leadership at Westlake Village conference  

Annabelle Blair I 1 week ago

A few themes surfaced during a conference to encourage women in leadership roles across a variety of industries, hosted by Wells Fargo Advisors in Westlake Read More →

Thomas Aquinas College acquires 714 acres of land  

Annabelle Blair I 1 week ago

Thomas Aquinas College acquired 714 acres of open space surrounding its current campus at 10000 Ojai Road in Santa Paula. The land was scorched by Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Lehman Brothers collapse changed Central Coast forever  

Henry Dubroff I 1 week ago

On the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the terrible week of Sept. 15, 2008, it is easy to forget the long-term Read More →

Our view: Plains All American Pipeline must change corporate culture  

Henry Dubroff I 1 week ago

What is the purpose of a corporation? Conventional wisdom holds that a corporation exists to gather talent, intellectual property and equipment to pursue a specialized Read More →

Schlomer-Fischer: Brand innovation requires creativity  

Guest commentary I 1 week ago

By Erika Schlomer-Fischer Chaos or creative brand opportunity? Technological shifts are being felt at many levels in business and our daily lives today. Human adaptation Read More →