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A flood of data: Studies look at sea level rise for next century

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Amgen studying genes to target pain conditions  

Staff Report I 1 day ago

For the next year, Amgen and Boston Children’s Hospital will use genetic analysis to study pain sensitivity. The biotech giant based in Thousand Oaks will work with Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Mayoral vote tests Santa Barbara’s capacity for change  

Henry Dubroff I 4 days ago

In one of the more pivotal elections in recent years in the Tri-Counties, an upstart candidate is proving he can hold his own with political Read More →

Opinion: Make good workplace behavior the norm  

Guest commentary I 4 days ago

By Loredana Carson Sometimes it takes a law to get people to change their behavior, and sometimes even that is not enough. Consider AB 2053. Read More →

Saks Off 5th will not renew Santa Barbara building lease  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

  In a move that was widely anticipated but will still leave a big vacancy on State Street, Saks Off 5th will be closing its Read More →

CLU raising money for new science building  

Marissa Nall I 4 days ago

  With $20.8 million in its pocket, California Lutheran University opened up a capital campaign to the public to fund new lab space for biology, Read More →

Amgen stock stable despite end of drug ban  

Marissa Nall I 4 days ago

Shares for Amgen have remained relatively stable amid news that sales of a rival drug would be allowed and a cash and stock partnership deal Read More →

Storyteller Children’s Center a sanctuary for traumatized kids  

Katie Swalm I 4 days ago

It is an idyllic scene at Storyteller Children’s Center in Santa Barbara. Kids play in the back gated area filled with a brightly colored jungle Read More →

Amgen Foundation gives $3M for biology education  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

The Amgen Foundation announced Oct. 12 that it would donate $3 million over three years to Mountain View-based digital education nonprofit Khan Academy. The foundation Read More →

Several tri-county breweries bring home hardware at The Great American Beer Festival  

Staff Report I 5 days ago

  The Great American Beer Festival took place on Oct. 5-7. It is the premier beer festival and competition in the U.S. with the largest Read More →

Banana giant moves to become more sustainable  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Solar technology company Edisun Microgrids and West Hills Construction announced that it built one of the largest industrial solar facilities in the region for the Chiquita Read More →

Saks Off 5th in Santa Barbara closing its store by March  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Clothing retailer Saks Off 5th in Santa Barbara will be closing its store by March of 2018. The store’s decision to not renew its lease Read More →

Santa Barbara mayoral race to shape future  

Katie Swalm I 2 weeks ago

Santa Barbara is at a critical juncture. Whoever is elected mayor on Nov. 7 will have to deal with a slumping State Street, infrastructure, water Read More →

Workforce Homebuyer Program offers loans to employees  

Robert Shutt I 2 weeks ago

Employees in Santa Barbara County now have another resource to help them become homeowners. The Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County held an event Read More →

Upscale apartment complex under construction in SLO  

Robert Shutt I 2 weeks ago

Vintage at SLO, a new apartment community with 105 residential units in seven, three-story buildings, broke ground in San Luis Obispo on Sept. 21. The Read More →

Energy commission committee opposes Puente Power Project  

Marissa Nall I 2 weeks ago

Story updated at 1:20 p.m. Oct. 6: A California Energy Commission committee assigned to evaluate the Puente Power Project announced Oct. 5 that the project Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Nation must rise to challenge of minimizing gun violence  

Henry Dubroff I 2 weeks ago

“One nation. Under God. Indivisible. With liberty and justice for all.” Those are powerful words. And in the wake of the Las Vegas shootings, which Read More →

Our view: Recession risk rises for Ventura County  

Henry Dubroff I 2 weeks ago

Downshifting with a strong chance of recession. That’s the forecast California Lutheran University economic forecast director Matthew Fienup has been spreading in Ventura and Santa Read More →

SimpliPhi Power to provide off-grid energy storage system in New Zealand  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Ojai-based SimpliPhi Power announced Oct. 3 that it had contracted with electricity distributor Powerco to build an off-grid renewable energy storage system called Base Power Read More →

Oak Therapeutics touts study results for dissolvable strips  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Oak Therapeutics, based in Oxnard, announced that it completed a study of the use of its dissolvable strips to administer an anti-tuberculosis treatment orally. A Read More →

Calavo Growers to pay 95 cent dividend to shareholders  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Santa Paula avocado distributor Calavo Growers announced Oct. 4 that it would pay a 95 cent dividend to shareholders, for a total of $16.7 million. Read More →

American Riviera Bank buys building for Paso Robles branch  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

American Riviera Bank has completed the purchase of a building in Paso Robles that will house its newest branch, the bank announced on Oct. 3. Read More →

Amgen lawsuit over cholesterol drug will get new trial  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

An Amgen lawsuit against a competing cholesterol drug will get a new trial but sales of the drug will be allowed in the U.S. until Read More →

Cal Poly SLO contracts with REC Solar for solar farm project  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo announced the launch of a 4.5 megawatt solar farm project Oct. 3 that will provide around a quarter of its Read More →

Pacific Premier Bancorp on Fortune magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies list  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Story updated at 10:20 a.m. Oct. 5: The holding company for Pacific Premier Bank, Pacific Premier Bancorp, has been ranked 21st on Fortune magazine’s Fastest Read More →

Mannkind stock soars over new label info for Afrezza  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

Westlake Village biotech company Mannkind received approval to update the prescribing information for its inhalable insulin product, Afrezza, making it easier to market to customers. Read More →