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Citizens Business Bank reports record earnings  

Staff Report I 7 hours ago

CVB Financial Corp., parent company of Citizens Business Bank, announced record-high earnings for the quarter ended March 31 on April 18. The company recorded net Read More →

Class action lawsuit against Plains All American expanding  

Staff Report I 7 hours ago

The class action lawsuit against Plains All American over its 2015 oil spill near Refugio Beach potentially got a whole lot bigger on April 17 Read More →

LogicMonitor sold to Vista Equity Partners  

Staff Report I 12 hours ago

Santa Barbara-based LogicMonitor, whose software helps large customers monitor IT devices and cloud computing operations, has been sold to Vista Equity Partners, a private equity Read More →

Amgen clinical trial shows promising results for migraine drug Aimovig  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Amgen, the biotech giant based in Thousand Oaks, announced promising results for a clinical trial of its experimental migraine treatment Aimovig on April 17. The Read More →

Yardi acquires Scottish firm to extend reach into coworking spaces  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Santa Barbara area software firm Yardi Systems said April 16 that it has acquired Phoenix Broadband Ltd., a Scottish firm that will extend its reach Read More →

Investor puts FastSpring on fast track  

Marissa Nall I 5 days ago

An equity investment has Santa Barbara-based software platform FastSpring looking to fill dozens of new positions in 2018, which also puts it in the market Read More →

Program launched to help Santa Barbara area nonprofits go solar  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

The Community Environmental Council announced the launch of a pilot program on April 12 called Solarize Nonprofit aimed at helping local nonprofit organizations develop solar Read More →

Qualstar subsidiary N2Power gets $1.1 million contract  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Simi Valley data storage manufacturer Qualstar announced April 12 that its subsidiary N2Power, which designs and manufactures high efficiency power supplies, had received a $1.1 Read More →

Signature adds perks as Santa Barbara airport lease goes to bid  

Robert Shutt I 5 days ago

With Santa Barbara Municipal Airport receiving approval from the City Council for its master plan to redevelop the north side of the airport, regional and Read More →

Ventura County rebuilding tourism industry after Thomas fire  

Marissa Nall I 5 days ago

Visitor cancellations have plagued Ventura County, which relies heavily on its Southern California and Central Valley drive markets, but its international travel came through the Read More →

Thousand Oaks industrial building sells for $6.6 million  

Robert Shutt I 5 days ago

A nearly 50,000-square-foot industrial property on 4.78 acres in Thousand Oaks has been purchased by Rexford Industrial for $6.6 million. Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura represented Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Delta tunnel project would secure water supplies for decades  

Henry Dubroff I 5 days ago

An April 10 vote by the Metropolitan Water District that strongly favors paying for an expanded share of the proposed $11 billion delta tunnel project Read More →

Damooei: Don’t let history repeat itself with a trade war  

Guest commentary I 5 days ago

By Jamshid Damooei A rise in nationalistic political leaders can be seen in every part of the world. Recent developments in the United States, India, Read More →

Our view: Bill needed to mitigate impact of closing Diablo Canyon  

Henry Dubroff I 5 days ago

We hate to see the Central Coast get the short end of the stick when it comes to utilities regulation. Which is why we are Read More →

Inogen discloses data breach of 30,000 customers  

Marissa Nall I 5 days ago

Updated at 11:25 a.m. April 13: Goleta medical device maker Inogen disclosed a data breach April 13 that impacted an estimated 30,000 current and former Read More →

Limoneira expands its South American connections  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Santa Paula-based Limoneira announced April 10 that it had formed a cooperative arrangement with citrus growers in Argentina called Grupo Argentino. The agreement provides consistent Read More →

Amgen building plant in Rhode Island  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Investments by Amgen in next-generation biomanufacturing technologies are coming to fruition with the planned construction of a new manufacturing plant at its Rhode Island campus. Read More →

Thomas fire destruction has not tightened apartment market  

Tony Biasotti I 1 week ago

The destruction of more than 800 homes in Ventura County in the Thomas fire has not yet resulted in a noticeable tightening of the apartment Read More →

Our view: Higher education evolves to meet region’s needs  

Henry Dubroff I 2 weeks ago

Higher education is changing across the region, adapting to changing technology and changing demand for skills from top to bottom. The current issue of the Read More →

Tri-county tech firms join forces to design cargo drone  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

When it makes its attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean in a single trip, Sabrewing Aircraft’s unmanned cargo drone might look a bit like a Read More →

Having a mentor will help your business succeed  

Guest commentary I 2 weeks ago

By Bill Riegler If you are a small business owner or starting up a new business, get yourself a mentor, or six. You read correctly; Read More →

Santa Maria approves large self-storage facility  

Robert Shutt I 2 weeks ago

The Santa Maria City Council approved the construction of a storage facility on 7.9 acres of land at 1265 W. Betteravia Road. Appeals against Great Read More →

Pacific Design Technologies keeping spacecraft cool  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

New heat in the commercial aerospace industry has accelerated the need for cooling systems built by Goleta manufacturer Pacific Design Technologies in everything from jets Read More →

Bill would provide tax credits for renewable energy projects  

Robert Shutt I 2 weeks ago

Congressman Salud Carbajal, a Democrat representing the 24th district, announced on April 2 the introduction of an Energy Opportunity Zones Act that would invest in Read More →

Tri-county banks ready for relief from regulations  

Robert Shutt I 2 weeks ago

With a plan to rollback banking rules put into place after the 2008 economic crisis recently clearing the Senate, banks on the Central Coast may Read More →