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Jobs, Workers Up as Area Unemployment Falls  

Amber Hair I 3 days ago

The latest state numbers show more people in the region's workforce, as well as consistently decreasing rates of people on unemployment. (File Photo) The tri-county Read More →

Mission Produce CEO a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year  

Jorge Mercado I 4 days ago

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UCLA Health continues northward march  

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EPA fines two Ventura County auto parts companies for emission control violations  

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced settlements with four California automotive parts distributors, including two based in Ventura County, for violations of the Clean Air Read More →

Simi Valley not worried about AeroVironment’s headquarters move  

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Our View: United water drills for solutions; Cal-OSHA comes to its senses  

Editorial Board I 4 days ago

At a time of high fire danger and extreme drought, one of the deeper questions about climate change is the ability of West Ventura County Read More →

Home prices skyrocket in region  

Abigail Napp I 4 days ago

This 3-bedroom house in Santa Barbara is listed at $1.6 million, below the city’s median sale price of $1.7 million. The median price in Santa Read More →
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Dubroff: MacKenzie Scott’s $35M will go a long way for CSUCI, SBCC  

Henry Dubroff I 4 days ago

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Biotech’s movers and shakers gather for BioMedley  

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Street Smarts: Top Sonos lawyer takes his case to U.S. Senate  

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Sonos, the Santa Barbara-based audio innovator, continues to speak out about how tech giants squelch innovation. Chief Counsel Eddie Lazarus offered testimony to the U.S. Read More →

Santa Barbara Bowl set for August reopening  

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Trade Desk shares up 5% after split  

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The Trade Desk’s previously announced 10-for-1 split of its common stock took when the market opened on June 17.  The Ventura advertising technology company’s stock Read More →

Startups take center stage at Cal Poly’s AngelCon  

Jorge Mercado I 4 days ago

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Scenes from the reopening: lottery winners, maskless customers  

Tony Biasotti I 5 days ago

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CSUCI, SBCC get multimillion-dollar gifts from MacKenzie Scott  

Tony Biasotti I 6 days ago

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AeroVironment moves headquarters out of Simi Valley  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

This building in Moorpark is one of AeroVironment's facilities in the Simi Valley area. (file photo) Fifty years after it was founded and two and Read More →

Sientra closes sale of miraDry at $10M loss  

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Sientra, a Goleta-based plastic surgery device company specializing in breast implants, announced June 11 that it had closed the sale of miraDry, a non-surgical dermatological Read More →

American Riviera moves up to top OTC marketplace  

Staff Report I 7 days ago

American Riviera Bank is now listed on the OTC Markets Group's Best Market. (file photo) American Riviera Bank, the second-largest bank based in the Tri-Counties Read More →

Mission Produce earnings up, buoyed by rising avocado consumption  

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Rising avocado sales helped Mission Produce turn a profit in the second quarter of 2021 after posting a loss a year earlier. The Oxnard-based avocado Read More →

Our View: A better way to build in fire-prone regions  

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Opinion: We might not see the inflation bus coming until it’s run us over  

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Real Estate: Vernon Group on a building spree  

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Street Smarts: Bill Foley pairs Santa Barbara wine, Las Vegas hockey  

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Region’s universities strive for workplace inclusiveness  

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The tri-county region’s universities and colleges teach tens of thousands of students and employ thousands of people to do so. Creating a welcoming and inclusive Read More →

Pride’s new faces in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties  

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