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Camarillo man arrested for cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme  

Staff Report I 5 hours ago

A Camarillo man has been arrested along with two others in connection with an alleged cryptocurrency mining scheme that defrauded investors of $722 million, U.S. Read More →

Defense bill includes adding Camp 4 to federal trust for Chumash  

Staff Report I 14 hours ago

The land known as Camp 4 will be put into a federal trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians under provisions of the Read More →

Seek Thermal launches miniaturized cameras for manufacturers  

Staff Report I 15 hours ago

Goleta-based Seek Thermal announced a milestone in its bid to bring down the cost of thermal imaging, launching two new miniaturized thermal cameras for manufacturers. Read More →

FDA OKs Phase 2 trials for Dyve gout treatment  

Staff Report I 15 hours ago

Thousand Oaks dermatology biotech firm Dyve Biosciences got the nod from regulators to send its topical pain and gout treatment through Phase 2 trials. The Read More →

Atara shares soar on positive tab-cel study results  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Atara Biotherapeutics stock popped nearly 5 percent Dec. 9 on promising safety and efficacy data for its flagship drug tab-cel. In a study of 61 Read More →

Tim Draper invests in blockchain accelerator Goren Holm Ventures  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Regional blockchain accelerator Goren Holm Ventures added Tim Draper to the masthead Dec. 9, after the well-known venture capitalist made an undisclosed investment in the Read More →

Amgen leases R&D space in South San Francisco  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen has leased 240,000 square feet in South San Francisco for a new research and development facility, where it will pursue Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Transforming the workforce key to Ventura County’s future  

Henry Dubroff I 5 days ago

With virtually no chance that the Central Coast will find the political will to build housing fast enough to enhance the region’s prospects, is there Read More →

Ventura County multifamily rent declined in third quarter  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

The average asking rent in Ventura County’s multifamily market retreated from its all-time high in the third quarter and is down 0.5 percent from the Read More →

Community Choice Energy program adds 130,000 tri-county customers  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Monterey Bay Community Power voted to include nine tri-county cities and Santa Barbara County in its service area, expanding the Community Choice Energy program to Read More →

Yardi extends platform to Canada  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Property management software firm Yardi announced that it has extended its Yardi Marketplace platform to Canada. The marketplace allows users to view available products and Read More →

Amgen gets approval for arthritis drug biosimilar  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Biotech giant Amgen received its third U.S. approval for a biosimilar Dec. 6, a competitor for Johnson & Johnson rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade. Worldwide sales Read More →

Manchak: SLO, state economies face same hurdles  

Guest commentary I 5 days ago

By Michael Manchak Common threads surfaced about the challenges and opportunities facing both state and local economies at two recent events. The Central Coast Economic Read More →

Sengupta: Measure your company’s impact score  

Guest commentary I 5 days ago

By Sumantra Sengupta A few years back, I was fortunate to attend a multiday World Economic Forum meeting in Tianjin, China, where a majority of Read More →

Our view: Schwab’s exit from state just the latest departure  

Henry Dubroff I 5 days ago

The news that iconic financial services firm Charles Schwab is leaving for Texas broke just before Thanksgiving. But the shockwaves will — and should — Read More →

South Coast auto body shop driven to donate  

Elizabeth Braun I 5 days ago

An auto body shop is helping a Santa Barbara homeless shelter provide assistance to families in need by donating and gathering clothing, blankets, new toiletries Read More →

SLO startup Pashion Footwear plugged on Ellen Degeneres Show  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

A convertible high heel designed by San Luis Obispo startup Pashion Footwear got a demonstration on the Ellen Degeneres Show, when it was featured in Read More →

Borderline Bar & Grill to reopen and second venue planned  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

The Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks is planning a comeback, and in the meantime, owners Troy Hale and Brian Hynes will launch a Read More →

Semtech shares fall after earnings miss estimates  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Shares dipped for Camarillo semiconductor maker Semtech after the company reported a nearly 19 percent dip in revenue from the previous third quarter to $141 Read More →

AeroVironment earnings beat analyst estimates  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

AeroVironment topped analyst estimates with net income of $7.5 million for its fiscal second quarter, or 31 cents per share, and reported a 14 percent Read More →

Amgen gets approvals for BeiGene deal, Nplate drug  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Amgen received two approvals from regulators over the Thanksgiving weekend, allowing its deal to acquire a minority stake in a Chinese biotechnology firm to move Read More →

SLO releases draft EIR for senior housing project  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

The city of San Luis Obispo is seeking input on a draft Environmental Impact Report for the Villaggio San Luis Obispo, a massive senior housing Read More →

SLO County hospitals get ‘A’ grades for safety  

Elizabeth Braun I 2 weeks ago

All four San Luis Obispo County hospitals received “A” grades in the Leapfrog Group’s 2019 Hospital Safety Grades ratings of hospitals nationwide. Across the region, Read More →

Panelists ponder gender bias and inclusion  

Elizabeth Braun I 2 weeks ago

Cultivating inclusion and psychological safety in the workplace could be key to unlocking new business growth, according to experts at a Santa Barbara conference on Read More →

Our view: High housing costs put workers at risk  

Henry Dubroff I 2 weeks ago

One of the overlooked pieces of the housing puzzle on the Central Coast is how much high housing prices impact the real cost of living Read More →