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Sales and losses both rise at Sientra  

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Sientra missed estimates and almost doubled its net loss over the course of a year, but saw increases in net sales and gross profit as Read More →

AppFolio down 5% after reporting lower earnings and higher expenses in first quarter  

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AppFolio, a Goleta-based property management software developer, saw its net income drop more than 75% over the past year in an earnings report released May Read More →

Labor secretary promotes job training, community colleges  

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh said May 10 that he wants to promote expanded partnerships with community colleges to support manufacturing jobs that have Read More →

Procore discloses projected share price for $600 million-plus IPO  

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Procore CEO Tooey Courtemanche at the company's Carpinteria headquarters in 2018. (File photo) Carpinteria-based Procore Technologies plans to price its initial public offering between $60 Read More →

Trade Desk stock takes sharp dive after earnings report  

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Shares of The Trade Desk plummeted around 26% after the Ventura-based advertising technology company released first quarter earnings on May 10 that included a year-over-year Read More →
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Dubroff: After a decade ruled by tech, value stocks could make a comeback  

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The stock market has begun to slowly pivot back toward value stocks and away from the big tech names that represent an outsized portion of Read More →

Westlake Village BioPartners makes big bet on gene therapy with Capsida  

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Ten years ago, when gene therapy first entered the clinical scene, Bob Cuddihy felt it wasn’t quite ready for prime time. Robert Cuddihy “But with Read More →

Amgen planning apartments on its land in Thousand Oaks  

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Amgen wants to sell a parcel of land it’s not using, but before it does that, it’s working with the city of Thousand Oaks to Read More →

Street Smarts: Dean’s premonition about COVID lands her in spotlight  

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Dr. Charity Dean, Santa Barbara County’s former public health officer, is one of the heroes of The Premonition, author Michael Lewis’s new book about the Read More →

Real Estate: Hayes sees ‘noticeable growth’ in South Coast commercial market  

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Hayes Commercial Real Estate released its first quarter South Coast market report, and it found that while all indicators are lower compared with pre-pandemic levels, Read More →

Our View: California takes small step toward easing tax burden on small business  

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Two cheers for the California Legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom for the passing and signing of Assembly Bill 80, a bill that should lead to Read More →

Opinion: California’s road to decarbonization  

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By David Lea, Kyle Meng, Olivier Deschenes, Ranjit Deshmukh and Paige Weber The world is jointly confronting two pressing issues: climate change and rising inequality. Read More →

Opinion: What a difference a year makes for Cal Poly’s AngelCon  

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By Judy Mahan This Friday, the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Small Business Development Center COVID Task Force congregates via Zoom for our Read More →

Pandemic has hastened ascent of e-commerce, trade expert tells Port of Hueneme  

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Imported cars roll off a ship at the Port of Hueneme in 2020. (courtesy photo) Since the Great Recession of 2008, the e-commerce trade has Read More →

Sports businesses ramp up as training and play return  

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Trainers work with a client at the Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks. (Eric Isaacs photos) A rebranding of a company is usually a painstaking effort, Read More →

Office workers prepare to leave the home front  

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Dan Miller works from home in his Ventura back yard with his dog, Cruz. He expects to return to his office and commute soon. (Eric Read More →

Interlink shares drop after report of first-quarter losses  

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Interlink Electronics, an Irvine-based sensor manufacturer with its primary research and development facility in Camarillo, saw its revenue dip and its net loss increase when Read More →

Velocity reports earnings growth, strong loan demand  

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Velocity Financial saw its net income spike when it reported its first quarter financial earnings on May 6. The Westlake Village-based real estate financial company Read More →

Salem Media Group back in the black for first quarter  

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Salem Media Group announced growing revenue, declining costs and a reversal of last year’s losses when it released its first quarter financial earnings on May Read More →

PennyMac earnings up as mortgage boom continues  

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PennyMac Financial Services reported a higher net income and revenue in the first quarter, as well as a cash dividend, when it announced its latest Read More →

Montecito Bank & Trust tops $2B in assets  

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Montecito Bank & Trust’s assets grew by almost half a billion dollars in the past year, with strong deposit and loan growth, the bank said Read More →

Lori’s Lemonade wins gold  

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Lavender Lemonade, a product by Ventura-based Lori’s Original Lemonade, won a gold award in the Specialty Food Association’s 2021 sofi Awards. The lemonade was one Read More →

MIT to drop affiliation with Central Coast Enterprise Forum  

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Montecito Bank & Trust CEO Janet Garufis speaks at an MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast even in 2017. MIT will soon end its Read More →

Inogen reports big drop in losses in Q1  

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Inogen, a medical device company specializing in portable oxygen concentrators, saw a slight dip in revenue in the first quarter of 2021, but shrinking losses Read More →

Arcutis shares down after earnings report  

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Westlake Village-based Arcutis Biotherapeutics suffered a net loss in the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, but continues to hold a strong financial position with Read More →