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Ventura County hit with lawsuits over General Plan

More than half a dozen groups have sued Ventura County in response to the county’s recently adopted 2040 General Plan. The plan went into effect Oct. 15, 30 days after it was passed by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors. Several of the groups that filed suit against the county are oil and energy interests Read More →

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Ventura County hit with lawsuits over General Plan  

Amber Hair I 1 day ago

An Aera Energy oil well in the Ventura Field in west Ventura. Aera has sued the county over the oil and gas regulations in its Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Dive boat fire an avoidable tragedy, and a double standard  

Henry Dubroff I 2 days ago

The National Transportation Safety Board has placed blame for the 34 deaths on the dive boat Conception last year squarely on the shoulders of the Read More →

Teledyne reports earnings dip  

Jorge Mercado I 3 days ago

Despite a dip in earnings and sales compared to last year, Teledyne Technologies beat analysts’ expectations with net income of $93.9 million in the third Read More →

Trio of developers to bring 300 new homes to San Luis Obispo  

Amber Hair I 4 days ago

Presidio Residential Capital, Coastal Community Builders and Williams Homes have recently closed on two pieces of land in San Luis Obispo in the mixed-use development Read More →

Providers ramp up flu shots to avoid double pandemic  

Amber Hair I 4 days ago

Getting the flu during a normal year can range from annoying to potentially deadly, with complications that can require hospital-level interventions. Getting the flu during Read More →

UCSB experts see an industrial revolution for the seas  

Marissa Nall I 4 days ago

UC Santa Barbara researchers are gearing up for a second industrial revolution, this time in the world’s oceans. The period of rapid change that began Read More →

NTSB: Night watch could have saved dive boat passengers  

Tony Biasotti I 4 days ago

The dive boat Conception was destroyed by a fire that killed 34 people. (Photo courtesy NTSB) The sinking of the dive boat Conception in the Read More →

Earnings down, assets up at Community Bank of Santa Maria  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Total assets at Community Bancorp of Santa Maria rose in the third quarter of the fiscal year, even as net income fell, the bank announced Read More →

Income up at Bank of the Sierra  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Sierra Bancorp, the parent company of Bank of the Sierra, announced a record quarter as net income grew by 16 percent from a year earlier. Read More →

Cal Poly kicks off startup competition  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Central Coast companies looking for equity-backed funding now have the chance to make their case to investors through Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.  Cal Poly’s Read More →

Medical offices urge patients to return for routine care  

Amber Hair I 1 week ago

Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, people have started to return to medical offices for routine and preventative care, but doctors are still worried about Read More →

Battle looms in Ventura gym lawsuit  

Amber Hair I 1 week ago

Gyms in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties were caught operating indoors when the state wasn’t allowing that, and now that indoor workouts are allowed in Read More →

Region’s employment picture a little brighter  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The unemployment rates in Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties all continued to drop in September, and all three counties had healthier labor Read More →

Port of Hueneme reports strong comeback from pandemic shutdowns  

Jorge Mercado I 1 week ago

Imported cars roll off of a ship docked at the Port of Hueneme (File photo) Business at the Port of Hueneme has exceeded its management’s Read More →

Central Coast vintners report minimal crop damage from fires  

Tom Bronzini I 1 week ago

Wine grape growers in the region have not seen the intense exposure to wildfire smoke that occurred in Northern California, but some are still facing Read More →

State-led program helps deliver restaurant meals to seniors at home  

Amber Hair I 2 weeks ago

Several restaurants in the Ojai Valley got a much-needed boost with a program to make sure seniors in the area have access to healthy food, Read More →

GeoLinks expands with new acquisition  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

GeoLinks co-founders Skyler Ditchfield, left, and Ryan Adams in 2018. GeoLinks, an internet service provider based in Camarillo, has acquired network assets including fixed wireless Read More →

State Street property leased for downtown housing  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

The former Staples on lower State Street is part of a property that's been approved for 84 new apartments. The old Staples and Reid’s Appliance Read More →

Paul Glenn, Montecito investor and philanthropist, dies at 89  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Paul Glenn in 2005 (File photo) Paul F. Glenn, a successful commodities trader whose foundation invested more than $100 million into research related to aging Read More →

Resonant reports earnings bump  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Resonant, the Goleta-based maker of components for wireless devices, reported a sharp increase in sales and a reduced cash burn for its third quarter ended Read More →

SLO County names interim airports chief  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Courtney Johnson San Luis Obispo County has found a new airports director in its own deputy director. Courtney Johnson, who has been the county’s airports Read More →

Ventura County moves into reopening stage that allows gyms, restaurants indoors  

Amber Hair I 3 weeks ago

Finney's Craft House in Ventura expanded onto the sidewalk to comply with COVID-19 regulations. Restaurants will now be allowed limited indoor seating. (File photo) Ventura Read More →

Figueroa Mountain Brewing announces Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing  

Jorge Mercado I 3 weeks ago

Kevin Ashford, brewer at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company, fills a keg in this 2014 file photo Buellton-based craft brewer Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. filed for Read More →

The way the cookies crumble: The Trade Desk seeks a better way on internet privacy  

Marissa Nall I 3 weeks ago

The Trade Desk is aiming to change the way advertisers reach consumers by reshaping their relationship with the internet. Called Unified ID, the new system Read More →

Region has a down year in tri-county agriculture  

Marissa Nall I 3 weeks ago

Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, revenues fell last year for nearly every top crop in the Tri-Counties, while production bloomed for new crops like Read More →