CBB 2017

SLO County leaders study Colorado tech ecosystem

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Cuesta College President Gilbert Stork retiring  

Staff Report I 2 days ago

Gilbert Stork, superintendent and president of Cuesta College since 2010, has announced his retirement as of June 30, 2018. Stork, who has been employed at Read More →

The British are coming — to woo Central Coast firms  

Chris Officer I 2 days ago

If only Paul Revere was around to taste the fried chicken sliders. The head of trade and investment for the British Consulate-General in Los Angeles Read More →

Revenue, net income soar at The Trade Desk  

Marissa Nall I 2 days ago

The consumer shift away from traditional TV and radio has The Trade Desk looking for more places to spend its cash. The Ventura-based advertising software Read More →

Land trust not bluffing about Carpinteria sale  

Robert Shutt I 2 days ago

One of the last untouched portions of the Carpinteria Bluffs will soon be safe from development thanks to a $7.9 million financial campaign completed by Read More →

Solar energy project will power Vandenberg AFB  

Marissa Nall I 2 days ago

Construction is underway for a solar project that will make one of the largest employers in the Tri-Counties also one of the largest renewable energy Read More →

Firestone Walker expansion boosts brewing capacity  

Tom Bronzini I 2 days ago

Firestone Walker’s brewery in Paso Robles was operating at a stressful pace — around the clock,  seven days a week — until a brewhouse extension Read More →

Our view: Break the gridlock on economic vitality  

Henry Dubroff I 2 days ago

It’s time for communities across the tri-county region to cast off their legacy of squabbling over sales tax revenue and work together on a robust Read More →

Align employees with your company culture  

Guest commentary I 2 days ago

By Sumantra Sengupta Over the years, I have had the pleasure of serving a range of organizations from cool startups to the Fortune 100 global Read More →
Henry Dubroff

Dubroff: Trump’s behavior causing world to lose confidence in dollar  

Henry Dubroff I 2 days ago

The fading of the stock market’s “Trump bump” has been accompanied by a steady drop in the value of the U.S. dollar. And it is Read More →

29 tri-county companies on Inc. magazine’s list of 5,000 fastest growing  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

For the second year in a row, 29 companies from the Tri-Counties were included in Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies Read More →

Amgen partnering with Humana to study diseases  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

Thousand Oaks biotechnology giant Amgen announced a collaboration agreement with Louisville, Ky.-based Humana on Aug. 17 to study conditions like cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, neurologic disorders, Read More →

Study finds Puente Power Project alternatives could meet energy needs  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

A combination of energy storage, additional solar energy generation and demand-response energy sources could meet the needs of the Ventura County region that would be Read More →

First Solar sells 40 megawatt Cuyama Solar Project to DESRI  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

San Luis Obispo-based First Solar announced the sale of its 40 megawatt Cuyama Solar Project to D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, or DESRI, for an Read More →

Santa Maria City Manager Rick Haydon retiring  

Staff Report I 3 days ago

City Manager Rick Haydon, who has spent two decades serving the city of Santa Maria, announced his retirement Aug. 16. Haydon, 55, began his tenure Read More →

Plains All American files plan to rebuild oil pipelines 901 and 903  

Staff Report I 4 days ago

Plains All American Pipeline has filed paperwork to rebuild a pair of aging oil pipelines in the Tri-Counties, including a line that caused the worst oil Read More →

Leaders tour Ventura County Medical Center’s new North Tower  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Business, government and medical leaders on Aug. 14 toured the Ventura County Medical Center’s new North Tower, which is slated to start serving patients on Read More →

Clean Diesel Technologies reports higher net loss for second quarter  

Staff Report I 6 days ago

Second quarter revenues remained flat at $8.4 million for Clean Diesel Technologies compared to 2016 but net losses increased to $385,000. The Oxnard-based company makes Read More →

Our view: Carrizo Plains monument not right for development  

Henry Dubroff I 1 week ago

Now that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has begun removing some of the 21 land-based national monuments from consideration for energy or other commercial development, he Read More →

Commercial sales down but office leasing rebounds  

Staff Report I 1 week ago

Strong demand carried the South Coast commercial real estate market through the midpoint of the year. Hayes Commercial Group’s Midyear Review said that despite demand Read More →

Ojai explores using surplus school property for startup incubator  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

Story updated at 2:20 p.m. Aug. 11: Facing financial hardships due to declining enrollment, a surplus property for the Ojai Unified School District could become Read More →

Cal Poly SLO HotHouse incubator takes on three new startups  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

The Cal Poly San Luis Obispo HotHouse accepted three new startups to its incubator program, the first to come from the greater regional community as Read More →

Immigration plan alarms economists  

Henry Dubroff I 1 week ago

Two of the tri-county region’s top economic forecasters are warning that the Trump administration’s recent moves to endorse steep cuts in immigration — combined with Read More →

AppFolio changes C-Suite as income grows  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

AppFolio reported an increase in its net income and the retirement of its president and CEO Brian Donahoo effective Aug. 8. Donahoo, 53, will be Read More →

Highway 1 closure takes toll on SLO County tourism  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

San Luis Obispo County’s North Coast businesses will have to ride out declines in visitors and hotel occupancy after Caltrans announced its plan to rebuild Read More →

Mission Produce automates avocado processing in Oxnard  

Marissa Nall I 1 week ago

Mission Produce has flipped the switch on a new processing plant in Oxnard, transforming a former postal service bulk mail facility into a 200,000-plus-square-foot example Read More →