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SCE reaches $360 million settlement with public agencies for wildfires, mudslides  

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Ventura and Santa Barbara AFP presents philanthropy awards  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

A pair of Dos Pueblos high school students stole the show as the Ventura and Santa Barbara chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals presented Read More →

The Trade Desk hires new CFO as Ross retires  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

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Widow sues Truth Aquatics for wrongful death in dive boat fire  

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Amgen laying off 150 workers in Massachusetts  

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Calavo Growers CEO Lee Cole retiring  

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Veterans: We appreciate your service  

Henry Dubroff I 3 days ago

Special comment from the editor: Today, Nov. 11, we take time to celebrate the role of veterans in our communities at our military installations and Read More →

SLO economy strong but housing shortage limits growth  

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Office sales rally but retail, industrial properties struggle  

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With 60 sales to date on the South Coast, transaction volume is trending about 15 percent below the prior five-year average, according to Hayes Commercial Read More →

UCSB No. 2 in grads leading 2019 IPOs  

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Outsider takes helm at Figueroa Mountain  

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Dubroff: Tri-county companies getting Wall Street’s attention  

Henry Dubroff I 5 days ago

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Apfelthaler: Global trade is still a hot button issue  

Guest commentary I 5 days ago

By Gerhard Apfelthaler If you picked up a copy of the Wall Street Journal on Oct. 21, chances are that you noticed that global trade Read More →

Our view: Power shutdowns have consequences  

Henry Dubroff I 6 days ago

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Santa Barbara visitor center opens  

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On Nov. 7, Visit Santa Barbara and The Chamber of the Santa Barbara Region opened the new State Street Visitor Center at 120 State St., Read More →

Santa Barbara film festival to honor Martin Scorsese  

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The 35th Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Martin Scorsese with the 14th annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film on Nov. 14. Read More →

Ventura apartment complex sold for $72.5 million  

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French Hospital gets $2 million donation  

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5 tri-county Sears and Kmart stores on closure list  

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The owner of Sears and Kmart is closing about a third of its remaining stores just months after buying the struggling retailer out of bankruptcy. Read More →

Sientra shares soar as earnings beat expectations  

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Revenue up but net income down at Qualstar  

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Healing Garden dedicated on anniversary of Borderline shootings  

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Atara shares soar after beating analyst estimates  

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New Consul General of Mexico in Oxnard named  

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