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Ventura County community’s tap water determined by the state as undrinkable  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

El Rio, a community near Oxnard, learned its drinking water was deemed unsafe to consume by The State Water Resource Control Board’s drinking water division, Read More →

Blair: Boutique hotels opening across the Central Coast  

Annabelle Blair I 2 days ago

  Four new hotels have opened recently or will open soon in the Tri-Counties. • Kirkwood Collection will introduce its newest property, Hideaway Santa Barbara, Read More →

The Trade Desk grows profit but misses analyst estimates  

Marissa Nall I 2 days ago

The Trade Desk stock took a hit after the company reported a 41 percent increase in revenue to $121 million for the first quarter but Read More →

Tri-county cities adapt to rising tide of tourism  

Annabelle Blair I 2 days ago

For San Luis Obispo County residents, quality of life trumps visitor experience even as a flow of tourism dollars and increasing national brand awareness continues Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Dearth of acronyms underscores major shift for markets  

Henry Dubroff I 2 days ago

You can tell the global markets are going through uncertain times because we are in the middle of a serious acronym drought. These days the Read More →

Coding in Westlake: Microduino products teach kids fundamentals of electronics  

Marissa Nall I 2 days ago

Bin Feng wanted to clean up the messy wiring and complex coding of robotics, and in the process he found a way to educate the Read More →

MannKind stock shoots up after taking its insulin Down Under  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Westlake Village-based biotech MannKind announced a distribution agreement with Australian Medical & Scientific Ltd. for its inhalable insulin product Afrezza May 16. The news sent Read More →

Kashkari: Fed needs new approach to monetary policy  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

A too-tight monetary policy has left the Federal Reserve with little in its tool belt to respond to a future economic downturn, leaving it questioning Read More →

Salem Media radio show to air on television  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

Camarillo-based radio and publishing company Salem Media Group will be expanding into TV with a deal to air its nationally-syndicated radio program, “The Eric Metaxas Read More →

Fespar Enterprises selects developer for Santa Barbara waterfront hotel  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

The Robert Green Company has entered into an exclusive agreement with Fespar Enterprises LLC for the development of a world-class luxury resort on the Santa Read More →

Cal Fire says PG&E equipment started Camp fire  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

Updated May 16 at 10 a.m. to include a statement from PG&E. Cal Fire officials confirmed May 15 that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. equipment Read More →

Heavy rain dampens earnings outlook for Limoneira  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Santa Paula lemon grower and distributor Limoneira warned of a saturated market for lemons after heavy rain in Southern California boosted output in a note Read More →

Tri-county stocks plunge as U.S.-China trade war escalates  

Marissa Nall I 5 days ago

Devolving trade negotiations knocked more than $3.8 billion from the value of tri-county stocks as markets plunged into a steep decline May 13. Much of Read More →

San Luis Obispo business expo to be held May 15  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce will host its 25th annual business expo on May 15 at the Alex Madonna Expo Center in San Read More →

Salem Media beats analyst’s income estimates  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Camarillo-based radio and publishing company Salem Media Group reported a 5.2 percent loss in revenue of $60.5 million for the first quarter ended March 3, Read More →

Good Works: Nixon Peabody attorneys ride Justice Bus to Santa Maria  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Nixon Peabody, which has an office in Los Angeles that serves Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, offered pro bono work to Santa Maria residents through Read More →

Office asking rents up in U.S., vacancies flat  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Office absorption remains robust, leading office asking rents to increase by 1 percent nationally during the first quarter, according to the Yardi Matrix National Office Read More →

Professional athletes support Woolsey fire victims  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

A pair of sports celebrities were slated to be on hand May 10 at the Yarrow YMCA in Westlake Village as California Strong handed out Read More →

2019 grads finding jobs close to home  

Annabelle Blair I 1 week ago

As college graduation season approaches, tri-county institutions of higher education are poised to present their classes of 2019 to a region hungry for fresh talent. Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Gorell positions LA for Olympics, plots political future  

Henry Dubroff I 1 week ago

If California Republicans are going to mount a political comeback in the deep blue Golden State, a lot is riding on the future of people Read More →

Inogen shares in free fall on earnings miss  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

Goleta-based portable oxygen concentrator company Inogen saw its stock tumble nearly 30 percent May 8, after the company reported a “tough” first quarter that missed Read More →

Plan before claiming Social Security benefits  

Guest commentary I 1 week ago

By Chia-Li Chien Our thriving society causes us to feel entitled to certain levels of service and benefits. For example, after I became a regular Read More →

Our view: Spirit of small business strong on Central Coast  

Henry Dubroff I 1 week ago

We can’t think of a better way to celebrate Small Business Month than to give a shout out to a few of our region’s entrepreneurial Read More →

PennyMac offers to sell 8 million shares  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Westlake Village-based PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust offered 8 million common shares in a public offering announced May 6. The proceeds will total about $169 million Read More →

LTC Properties earnings remain flat  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Westlake Village-based LTC Properties, a real estate investment trust that invests in senior housing and health care properties, announced net income of $20.3 million, or 51 Read More →