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

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Henry Dubroff

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

Henry Dubroff I 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 →

Rebranding of Bacara as a Ritz-Carlton confirmed  

Staff Report I 2 weeks ago

The Ritz-Carlton confirmed the sale and rebranding of the Bacara Resort & Spa in Goleta on Sept. 29, after what it called a “multimillion-dollar” renovation. Read More →