Bio-tech firm pulls up stakes, heads south
The biotechnology company formerly known as ChimeraCore hasquit Santa Barbara for San Diego. Chimeros
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen slashed hundreds of jobs lastyear, and groups such as The Biotech Forum have sprung up to prevent talentedformer employees from leaving the region for good.
Founded in 2004, Chimeros predates the Amgen implosion, butthe reasons it cited for departing