Atara hiring 100 workers in Conejo Valley

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Tri-county collaboration gets approval for energy efficiency plan  

Staff Report I 19 hours ago

A tri-county collaboration got approval for its Energy Efficiency Business Plan on May 31 from the California Public Utilities Commission, allowing it to receive ratepayer Read More →

Apeel Sciences coatings to be applied to avocados sold at Costco  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

Goleta agtech startup Apeel Sciences will debut its product in Costco and Harps Food stores throughout the Midwest, the company announced June 19, through suppliers Read More →

Teledyne lands contracts worth more than $100 million  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Thousand Oaks aerospace and defense company Teledyne Technologies won two contracts worth more than $100 million from NASA and the U.S. Department of Defense. Subsidiary Read More →

CRE investors looking beyond the bottom line  

Annabelle Blair I 5 days ago

Real estate is getting to be more than just a numbers game. At least that’s the view of regional and national experts who presented their Read More →

Cal Poly SLO hosting cyber attack contest  

Marissa Nall I 5 days ago

For the last two weeks, computer engineering undergrad Cassidy Elwell has been staging a cyber attack at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Starting with a Read More →

Letter to the editor: The history of Hollister Ranch  

Guest commentary I 5 days ago

Dear Editor: As a born and raised in Santa Barbara guy, I know a little bit more about the history of Hollister Ranch than most. Read More →

Our view: Tech, content merger enhances Tri-Counties  

Henry Dubroff I 5 days ago

A federal court ruling that allowed the merger of media giant Time Warner and AT&T will enable big tech companies to combine with content producers. Read More →

New excise tax law likely to affect style of wines  

Tom Bronzini I 5 days ago

Central Coast vintners are pleased with this year’s overhaul of the federal excise tax law on wine — and not just because it extends the Read More →

Target looking to replace Kmart store in Goleta  

Robert Shutt I 5 days ago

Discount retailer Target has submitted a preliminary proposal to the city of Goleta to acquire and replace the Kmart store. Renderings included in the plans Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Amgen’s investment in online education will pay dividends  

Henry Dubroff I 5 days ago

In a season when graduations and scholarship awards make headlines, Amgen has quietly made a major investment in the future of science education. On May Read More →

Direct Relief poised to open new, larger headquarters  

Henry Dubroff I 5 days ago

Direct Relief will secure its future as a global leader in disaster recovery with the opening of its new headquarters in late June. The 152,000 Read More →

Public-private partnership intends to build conference center in Paso Robles  

Glenn Rabinowitz I 6 days ago

A public-private partnership intends to build a conference center in Paso Robles, according to a news release June 14. Details will be announced at a Read More →

Amgen drugs Kyprolis and Prolia gain approvals  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Amgen’s multiple myeloma drug Kyprolis received approval for a label expansion from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including results from a trial that showed Read More →

Revenue, net income growing at Limoneira  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

Santa Paula-based Limoneira reported a 17 percent increase in revenue for its second quarter ended April 30 to $43.1 million, netting it $6.5 million in Read More →

Electric scooters for rent dotting downtown Santa Barbara impounded by city  

Annabelle Blair I 1 week ago

Micro-mobility company Lime rolled out 100 electric scooters for rent in downtown Santa Barbara on June 8 but the city impounded the scooters the same Read More →

Startup Tongo creates phone app designed to help you find fun  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

Tongo, a startup launched by two Santa Ynez Valley residents, hopes to guide tourists and recent transplants to the nearest places to eat, drink, shop Read More →

Charges against Ojai marijuana dispensary owner go up in smoke  

Tony Biasotti I 2 weeks ago

Criminal charges against the owner of Ventura County’s first licensed storefront marijuana dispensary were dismissed on May 31, the second time in the past year Read More →

SLO County commercial properties attract investors  

Robert Shutt I 2 weeks ago

More than $65 million has been invested in just four San Luis Obispo County commercial properties in recent weeks, marking a new phase in the Read More →

Business picking up at Seymour Duncan in Goleta  

Megan Mineiro I 2 weeks ago

After posting record profits for the last three years, Seymour Duncan is on the lookout for new staffers who can match the company’s commitment to Read More →

Keep an eye on these 5 tri-county startups  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

Startups across the Tri Counties started off strong in 2018, with a wave of activity in the first half of the year. Following a recent Read More →

Simi Valley will soon have new movie ranch  

Robert Shutt I 2 weeks ago

Simi Valley recently announced that Allied Studios has entered into a five-year lease agreement with Waste Management to turn approximately 1,000 acres of the company’s Read More →

Balbien: Game theory can reform health care industry  

Guest commentary I 2 weeks ago

By Joel Balbien Economists use game theory to model interactions among patients and doctors where there is strategic behavior by agents who understand that their Read More →

Simi Valley Mayor Bob Huber wins Ventura County supervisor race  

Henry Dubroff I 2 weeks ago

Tri-County voters largely endorsed the status quo in the June 5 primary, an election that produced modest turnout and left one contested supervisor race too Read More →

Central Coast farmers grow wary of visa rules  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

Central Coast farmers are hoping that changes to the H2-A visa program for temporary migrant workers will help close a gaping labor shortage, but they Read More →

Our view: Now is the right time for immigration reform  

Henry Dubroff I 2 weeks ago

Not nearly enough has been done to fix the broken immigration system, particularly when it comes to farm labor. Which is why we write in Read More →