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Hub101 startup closes $14 million funding round  

Staff Report I 6 hours ago

A startup launched out of Hub101 in Westlake Village closed a $14 million funding round with investors behind names like Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club and Read More →

CIO solutions merging with TekTegrity as IT industry consolidates  

Staff Report I 4 hours ago

Two Central Coast companies have continued a trend of consolidation in the region’s IT industry. Santa Barbara-based CIO Solutions announced its merger with San Luis Read More →

Top 50 Women in Business winners announced, Garufis to headline the awards  

Staff Report I 3 hours ago

Montecito Bank & Trust Chair and CEO Janet Garufis will receive the Pacific Coast Business Times inaugural Distinguished Achievement Award and offer the opening remarks Read More →

Irwin co-authors bill to establish redevelopment agencies to fund affordable housing  

Staff Report I 18 hours ago

Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) is a co-author of a bill to allow cities to establish redevelopment housing and infrastructure agencies to fund affordable housing Read More →

Mandatory evacuation orders lifted in Santa Barbara County  

Staff Report I 21 hours ago

Updated at 4:15 p.m. March 22: Mandatory evacuation orders in Santa Barbara County will be lifted by 5 p.m. as the rainstorm that has pelted Read More →

QAD reports $5.2 million loss for fiscal fourth quarter  

Staff Report I 22 hours ago

QAD reported a loss of $5.2 million, or 28 cents per share, for its fiscal fourth quarter on March 21. The Summerland-based manufacturing software company Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: To survive, Facebook should adopt a user’s Bill of Rights  

Henry Dubroff I 23 hours ago

On the surface, Facebook is looking more and more like a digital death star, a vehicle with far too much power to control our thoughts Read More →

Rain storm floods Central Coast but no major damage so far  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Updated at 7 p.m. March 21: The National Weather Service is expecting higher intensity rainfall later in the evening of March 21 and in the Read More →

Camarillo broadband provider GeoLinks acquires Vectus  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Camarillo broadband provider GeoLinks announced that it had acquired Huntington Beach-based internet service provider Vectus in a cash and stock deal March 20. The deal Read More →

Stock prices soar at tri-county tech companies  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Tech companies across the Tri-Counties announced new offerings March 20, sending stock prices soaring. Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies announced that its subsidiary would begin making Read More →

Evacuations ordered ahead of storm of the season  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Intense rainfall expected on March 20 triggered a new round of evacuation orders in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties for residents in areas near the Read More →

Thousand Oaks Auto Mall sales on track  

Robert Shutt I 7 days ago

With auto and transportation sales bringing in almost $2.5 million in sales tax revenue for the city in the third quarter of 2017, the Thousand Read More →

Limoneira, Calavo profit as demand grows  

Marissa Nall I 7 days ago

Drought, fires and global pressures notwithstanding, a pair of flagship Ventura County agribusinesses posted strong earnings in March. Santa Paula-based citrus producer Limoneira announced an Read More →

MindBody buys Booker Software for $150 million  

Marissa Nall I 7 days ago

San Luis Obispo-based software firm MindBody announced plans to snap up yet another in a string of acquisitions with the $150 million cash purchase of Read More →

Vintners flock to Goleta for World of Pinot Noir  

Tom Bronzini I 7 days ago

Not long after watching hours of the Winter Olympics on TV, I spent a day at the World of  Pinot Noir in Santa Barbara, which Read More →

Westmont gets $750K for building renovation  

Robert Shutt I 7 days ago

Westmont College in Santa Barbara has been awarded a $750,000 grant by the Fletcher Jones Foundation to aid in the completion of the second phase Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Decision to block Qualcomm takeover hits close to home  

Henry Dubroff I 7 days ago

When I saw the reports that President Donald Trump had blocked the mega-merger between computer chipmakers Qualcomm and Broadcom, the image of a former UC Read More →

Prepare for an exodus of business owners  

Guest commentary I 7 days ago

By Jim Wisdom Throughout their lives, baby boomers have had a profound impact on our society. One key reason for their large influence is the Read More →

Culture key to attracting and retaining top talent  

Guest commentary I 7 days ago

By Vlad Vaiman There have been quite a few conversations lately on the importance of organizational culture in managing talent or, in other words, in Read More →

Our view: Costly recall election may spur Oxnard rebirth  

Henry Dubroff I 7 days ago

Oxnard voters love to vote. They also, apparently, love to spend money on elections. So, on May 1, thanks to a successful petition drive, 14 Read More →

Salem Media Group’s net income keeps growing  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Camarillo-based Salem Media Group reported on March 15 a big increase in net income for the quarter ended Dec. 31. The company’s net income grew Read More →

Semtech stock soars after beating Wall Street expectations  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Camarillo-based semiconductor supplier Semtech reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $1.3 million or 2 cents per share on March 14, compared to a net income Read More →

5 Toys “R” Us stores closing in Tri-Counties  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Toys “R” Us announced March 14 that the children’s toy chain will close all stores in the U.S., including five locations in the Tri-Counties. The Read More →

NASA extends contract with Teledyne for space station support  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Teledyne Technologies, based in Thousand Oaks, announced an extended contract with NASA to provide operational support for the International Space Station. The Mission Operations and Read More →

Breast implant maker Sientra misses earnings estimates  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Goleta breast implant manufacturer Sientra wrapped up a tumultuous year with revenue gains, but missed earnings estimates and continued to burn through cash as it Read More →