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Santa Barbara Realtors honor teens who raised $100K for foodbank  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Jacob and Joseph Mansbach of Santa Barbara, the brothers behind the “Join Jacob” fund-raising triathlon team, received the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors Community Service Read More →

Defense bill places Camp 4 land in trust for Chumash  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

The land known as Camp 4 will be put into a federal trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians under provisions of the Read More →

Westlake Village startup helps owners track their pets  

Marissa Nall I 1 day ago

Before he ever found the incubator at Hub101, Gilad Rom was a longtime patron of the dog park next door, with a vision of blanketing Read More →

Neder: Watch out for changes in the H-1B lottery  

Guest commentary I 1 day ago

By Alexander Neder Part of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ move toward e-processing includes updated procedures for the 2021 fiscal year’s H-1B lottery. In years Read More →

Our view: Ponzi scheme illustrates risk of bitcoin ventures  

Henry Dubroff I 1 day ago

An alleged cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that appears to have stolen $722 million from unsuspecting investors has resulted in the arrest of a Ventura County resident. Read More →

Energy program adds Santa Barbara County, 9 cities  

Marissa Nall I 1 day ago

Monterey Bay Community Power is on the hunt for a new name, now that it has taken a major chunk of the Central Coast under Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: A newsroom update as we enter our 20th year  

Henry Dubroff I 1 day ago

With the Business Times’ 20th anniversary approaching in 2020, I’m going to devote this column to writing about the year ahead. We’re making a number Read More →

Sienna set to shut down, lay off remaining staff  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals is likely to close within the next week and lay off its remaining employees as it files with the Securities and Exchange Commission Read More →

Carbajal, Brownley introduce maritime safety bill after deadly boat fire  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

U.S. Reps. Salud Carbajal and Julia Brownley introduced a bill Dec. 12 to raise maritime safety standards in the wake of the Conception boat fire Read More →

Camarillo man arrested for cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

A Camarillo man has been arrested along with three others in connection with an alleged cryptocurrency mining scheme that defrauded investors of $722 million, U.S. Read More →

Seek Thermal launches miniaturized cameras for manufacturers  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Goleta-based Seek Thermal announced a milestone in its bid to bring down the cost of thermal imaging, launching two new miniaturized thermal cameras for manufacturers. Read More →

FDA OKs Phase 2 trials for Dyve gout treatment  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Thousand Oaks dermatology biotech firm Dyve Biosciences got the nod from regulators to send its topical pain and gout treatment through Phase 2 trials. The Read More →

Atara shares soar on positive tab-cel study results  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Atara Biotherapeutics stock popped nearly 5 percent Dec. 9 on promising safety and efficacy data for its flagship drug tab-cel. In a study of 61 Read More →

Tim Draper invests in blockchain accelerator Goren Holm Ventures  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Regional blockchain accelerator Goren Holm Ventures added Tim Draper to the masthead Dec. 9, after the well-known venture capitalist made an undisclosed investment in the Read More →

Amgen leases R&D space in South San Francisco  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen has leased 240,000 square feet in South San Francisco for a new research and development facility, where it will pursue Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Transforming the workforce key to Ventura County’s future  

Henry Dubroff I 1 week ago

With virtually no chance that the Central Coast will find the political will to build housing fast enough to enhance the region’s prospects, is there Read More →

Ventura County multifamily rent declined in third quarter  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The average asking rent in Ventura County’s multifamily market retreated from its all-time high in the third quarter and is down 0.5 percent from the Read More →

Yardi extends platform to Canada  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Property management software firm Yardi announced that it has extended its Yardi Marketplace platform to Canada. The marketplace allows users to view available products and Read More →

Amgen gets approval for arthritis drug biosimilar  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Biotech giant Amgen received its third U.S. approval for a biosimilar Dec. 6, a competitor for Johnson & Johnson rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade. Worldwide sales Read More →

Manchak: SLO, state economies face same hurdles  

Guest commentary I 1 week ago

By Michael Manchak Common threads surfaced about the challenges and opportunities facing both state and local economies at two recent events. The Central Coast Economic Read More →

Sengupta: Measure your company’s impact score  

Guest commentary I 1 week ago

By Sumantra Sengupta A few years back, I was fortunate to attend a multiday World Economic Forum meeting in Tianjin, China, where a majority of Read More →

Our view: Schwab’s exit from state just the latest departure  

Henry Dubroff I 1 week ago

The news that iconic financial services firm Charles Schwab is leaving for Texas broke just before Thanksgiving. But the shockwaves will — and should — Read More →

South Coast auto body shop driven to donate  

Elizabeth Braun I 1 week ago

An auto body shop is helping a Santa Barbara homeless shelter provide assistance to families in need by donating and gathering clothing, blankets, new toiletries Read More →

SLO startup Pashion Footwear plugged on Ellen Degeneres Show  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

A convertible high heel designed by San Luis Obispo startup Pashion Footwear got a demonstration on the Ellen Degeneres Show, when it was featured in Read More →

Borderline Bar & Grill to reopen and second venue planned  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

The Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks is planning a comeback, and in the meantime, owners Troy Hale and Brian Hynes will launch a Read More →